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Deep Valley Book Festival
DEEP VALLEY BOOK FESTIVAL

WHERE READERS AND AUTHORS MEET


Authors and Appetizers Gala
Friday, October 6, 2017
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Mankato Event Center in downtown Mankato
This fundraising event benefits the Deep Valley Book Festival keeping the 
event free to the public and participation fees low for authors and illustrators. 
A list of authors in attendance will be posted when available. 
Appetizers and Wine and Tea Tastings!
Advance tickets required. More information coming soon!

Deep Valley Book Festival
Saturday, October 7, 2017
10 am - 5 pm
Mankato Event Center in downtown Mankato

2017 Keynote Author, Allen Eskens

2017 Special Guest Author, Faith Sullivan

Meet Authors, Illustrators, and Publishers
Hundreds of books for sale
Author panels, author book readings, 
children's activities, music & food and a raffle!
More information coming soon! Please check back.
​This event is FREE


INFORMATION FOR AUTHORS, ILLUSTRATORS, 
PUBLISHERS & LITERARY ORGANIZATIONS:
(Deadline Sept. 1, 2017)
Exhibitor Application
Exhibitor Information​

Deep Valley Young Writer Competition 
Open to ages 7 to 18 years
Click here to download competition rules and entry form
Enter NOW! Deadline is September 1, 2017

Deep Valley Young Artist Competition 
Open to ages 7 to 18 years
Click here to download competition rules and entry form
Enter NOW! Deadline is September 1, 2017











Allen Eskens, 2017 Keynote Author
Author of the award winning book,
 The Life We Bury 
will release his new book, 
The Deep, Dark Descending
Faith Sullivan
2017 Special Guest Author

Official Media Sponsor 
Official Festival Sponsor
Click on poster to enlarge.