!!! ANNOUNCEMENT ON NOVEMBER 9, 2017 – RECLAIMING LIVES; PURSUING JUSTICE FOR SIX INNOCENT MEN IS THE WINNER IN THE TRUE CRIME NON-FICTION CATEGORY FOR THE AMERICAN BOOK FEST- 2017 BEST BOOK AWARDS !!! VIEW IT ON THE AWARD SITE HERE.
Check back for updates on book related activities and events open to the public. Thanks!
Saturday, June 3rd – Inver Grove Heights, MN: Interview on cable access show; It’s a Woman’s World.
Saturday, August 5th – Richfield, MN: Participation in MN Author’s Book Fair: 2017 Book Fair Flyer
Tuesday, August 15th – De Pere, WI: Speaking event 9:00 AM at De Pere Area Men’s Club; (organization comprised of retired men working to make the DePere community a better place to live). Event will also include The Monfils Conspiracy coauthors, Denis Gullickson and John Gaie.
Wednesday, August 16th – Green Bay, WI: Reclaiming Lives book signing at The Attic coffeehouse from 4-7 pm.
Monday, October 2nd – (International Wrongful Conviction Day) St. Paul, MN: Panel discussion about the Monfils case and my book at 11: 30 AM at Hamline University Center for Justice and Law.
Saturday, October 14th – Mpls, MN: Participation in Twin Cities Book Festival. Book signing at 12:00 noon.
Friday, October 27th – Brown County Courthouse in Green Bay, WI: This year’s annual Walk for Truth and Justice is being dedicated to Dale Basten, the oldest of the six convicted men who was released from prison for health reasons on Sept. 5th, 2017. WI State Sen. Lena C. Taylor from Milwaukee will attend and give a speech at approx. 5:00 PM on the courthouse steps. A march around the city block will follow at 5:30 PM. The public is welcome.
Saturday, October 28th – Green Bay, WI: Reclaiming Lives book presentation and signing at The Reader’s Loft bookstore at 11:00 AM. See details here.
Saturday, November 18th – Roseville, MN: Barnes and Noble Book Fair sponsored by Planting People Growing Justice Leadership Institute. 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Reclaiming Lives book signing from 10:00 – 11:00 AM.
Friday-Sunday, April 20-22nd – Green Bay, WI: Reclaiming Lives PowerPoint presentation and participation in the book fair for the 2018 UntitledTown annual book and author fest.
Hancock, Mich: Book event at my Alma mater, Finlandia University (aka Suomi College). Will be scheduled closer to Spring. More details soon…
In preparation of my continued journey to create awareness about the injustices forced upon six innocent Wisconsin men and many others devastated by a wrongful conviction, this poster was recently designed by my talented son, Jared, for future book events in 2018…
WI State Sen. Lena C. Taylor (D) of Milwaukee with Joan at 2017 Walk for Truth and Justice.