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Past Authors and Speakers Hosted by Augustana Library Associates

2020-21

          October 13:      Patricia Hampl, memoirist

2019-20
          October 29:      Julie Schumacher, novelist, satirist, young adult author

2018-19
         October 9:        Charles Baxter, novelist, short stories, non-fiction

2017-18
        October 10:       Sarah Stonich, novelist, memoirist

2016-17
        October 4:         Joy Castro, memoirist, essayist, mystery writer

2015-16
        September 29:  John T. Price, memoirist, creative non-fiction  

2014-15
         October 9:       William Kent Krueger, mystery writer, novelist

2013-14
        September 24:  Rick Steves, travel writer

2012-13
         October 9:        Catherine Friend, memoirist, children's author

2011-12
         September 29:  Eric Dregni, non-fiction

2010-11
         October 21:       Mary Logue, poet, mystery writer [CANCELLED]
                                   Patrick Hicks, poet, short story writer

2009-10
        October 20:        Dan O'Brien, non-fiction, novelist, short story writer

2008-09
        October 16:        Larry Watson, novelist

2007-08
        September 27:   Catherine Watson, travel writer

2006-07
         September 23:  Ted Kooser, poet
        October 12:        Nathan Jorgenson, novelist

2005-06
         October 13:      Susan Power, novelist

2004-05 
         October 14:      Bill Holm, poet, essayist, musician

2003-04
          October 14:     Ben Mikaelsen, children's author

2002-03
          October 17:     Kent Meyers, essayist, novelist, short story writer

2001-02
         October 16:      Paul Gruchow, essayist, naturalist [CANCELLED]

2000-01
         October 10:      Lorna Landvik, fiction

1999-00
         October 21:      Warren Hanson, illustrator, author, musician 

1998-99
         October 8:       Paul Nagel, historian and biographer
         March 18:        Dr. Michael Oldstone, physician and author

1997-98
         October 21:     Paul Strassels, non-fiction
         April 21:           Faith Sullivan, novelist

1996-97
         October 22:      Jon Hassler, novelist
         April 8:             Virginia Driving Hawk Sneve, fiction/non-fiction

1995-96
         October 26:      Rebecca Johnson, non-fiction
         April 18:            Dr. Helmer Mykelbust, non-fiction

1994-95
         October 20:      Douglas Wood, essayist, singer
         April 4:              J. Anthony Lukas, non-fiction
         May 9:              Garrison Keillor, essayist

1993-94
         October 19:       Susan Allen Toth, non-fiction
        May 3:                Michael Doane, novelist

1992-93
        October 20:        William Least Heat Moon, non-fiction
        March 25            Betty Jean Steinshower as Willa Cather

1991-92
        October 15:        Nancy Duncan, storyteller
        April 2:               Gov. George Mickelson

1990-91
       November 1:       Pat Conroy, novelist
       May 2:                Will Waver, novelist

1989-90
       September 28:     Dr. Sally Roesch Wagner as Alice Pickles
       April 19:               Howard Mohr, essayist and humorist

1989-89
       September 23:     Tom Roberts as Will Rogers
       March 9:              Madeleine L'Engle, fiction/non-fiction
        April 27:              Kim Ode, columnist

1987-88
       October 15:          Edward Albee, playwright
       April 28:                Linda Hasselstrom, poet

1986-87
        October 2:           Peter Somerville-Large, non-fiction
        October 16:         Tea in the Morning, Irish musical performance
        November 3:        Dr. Chester Anderson, non-fiction
        November 21:      An Evening with Shaw: the Comedies, drama
        December 4:        Dr. Lawrence McCaffrey, non-fiction
        January 13:          Clairseach, Irish musical performance
        February 18:        Arthur Schlesinger Jr., non-fiction
        April 30:               Verlyn Kinkenborg, essayist

1985-86
        September 28:    Robert Bly, poet
        April 29:               Judith Mattison, non-fiction

1884-85
        November 5:       Chaim Potok, novelist
        May 1:                 Lynn Albright, columnist

1983-84
        
May 24:               Dave Wood, Columnist for Minneapolis Star & Tribune