NEWS AND EVENTS

Ames Sheldon's World War II historical fiction traces the impact of war on an American family long after the guns have stopped firing. Hear her talk August 26, 2019 about achieving her dream of writing award-winning fiction on The Joys of Binge Reading's latest episode.
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On April 8, 2016 in Salt Lake City, Eleanor’s Wars won the Independent Book Publishers Association’s 2016 Benjamin Franklin Gold Award for Best New Voice: Fiction !!!

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Upcoming Events 2019

September 12, 7 p.m. DON'T PUT THE BOATS AWAY reading, Storied Owl Books, 2059 Randolph Ave., St. Paul, MN

September 19, 7 p.m. DON'T PUT THE BOATS AWAY reading, Target Auditorium, Open Book, 1011 Washington Ave. So., Minnneapolis, MN

September 25, 7 p.m. DON'T PUT THE BOATS AWAY reading, Excelsior Bay Books, 36 Water St., Excelsior, MN

October 12, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Twin Cities Book Festival, State Fairgrounds, St. Paul, MN (Morning Mingle and signing DON'T PUT THE BOATS AWAY)

October 16, 7 p.m. DON'T PUT THE BOATS AWAY reading, Gloucester Bookstore, 61 Main Street, Gloucester, MA

October 17, 6:30 p.m. DON'T PUT THE BOATS AWAY reading, Andover Bookstore, 74 Main Street, Andover, MA

October 18, 4-5 p.m. Tea with an author, Manchester Public Library, 15 Union Street, Manchester-by-the-Sea, MA

October 19, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., signing DON'T PUT THE BOATS AWAY, Boston Book Festival, Copley Square, Boston, MA

November 2, 12 noon-3 p.m., signing DON'T PUT THE BOATS AWAY, Dakota County Library Author Fair, Galaxie Library, 14955 Galaxie Ave., Apple Valley, MN

November 21, 2 p.m. talk about the status of women after WWII, Northfield Historical Society, 408 Division St. So., Northfield, MN

November 21, 6 p.m. talk about milling in Northfield, Northfield Historical Society, 408 Division St. So., Northfield, MN

December 12, time TBD, signing DON'T PUT THE BOATS AWAY at the Northfield Historical Society, 408 Division St. So., Northfield, MN

 

Interviews and Talks

Listen to an interview with Ames Sheldon by Prairie Public Radio on April 24, 2018 Public Radio

View Ames's presentation on “Women at the Very Heart of the Great War” at the White Bear Lake Library on January 28, 2019.