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Deep Valley Book Festival



Authors and Appetizers Gala
Featuring Award-winning authors, Allen Eskens & Faith Sullivan
Appetizers, Wine & Tea Tastings
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 allowing us to
keep the event free to the public and participation fees low for authors. 

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

Meet Authors, Illustrators, and Publishers 
Click here to view participant list.
Hundreds of books for sale! Book signings, author panels and 
book readings, children's activities, music & food and a raffle!
More information coming soon! Please check back.
​This event is FREE - click here for Festival poster

FESTIVAL PROGRAM SCHEDULE - Tentative, subject to change

Sponsorship Opportunities

You can help keep this literary event FREE by becoming a sponsor!

Deep Valley Book Festival E-Newsletter 
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Please use DVBF newsletter in the subject heading. 

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
Author of Good Night,
 Mr. Wodehouse
Official Media Sponsor 
Official Festival Sponsor
The Oz Brothers perform on the children's stage - for the young or the young at heart!
Novel Sponsor
Festival Friend

Capstone/Coughlan Companies
Community Bank
Corporate Graphics

Partners (In Kind)

Barnes & Noble
Blue Earth County Historical Society
Boy in Blue Memorial Project
Carnegie Art Center
Curiosi-Tea House
Home Depot
Indian Island Winery
Mankato Times
Merely Players
Radio Mankato
South Central Service Cooperative
Taylor Library