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Hamline University Creative Writing Professor Sheila O'Connor's latest book, Evidence of V: A Novel in Fragments, Facts, and Fictions, officially launches on Sat., Oct. 26 with a presentation and signing at Moon Palace Books, located at 3032 Minnehaha Ave., Minneapolis, MN 55406. At the event, O'Connor will share the very personal story of how the book came about, and discuss her writing and research process.
While trying to help her mother, who had been adopted, track down her maternal grandmother, O’Connor uncovered some interesting facts about Minnesota history. Turns out her maternal grandmother had been imprisoned at the Minnesota Home School for Girls in Sauk Centre, Minnesota. It is a little known fact that in 1936 specifically, at the time of her mother’s birth, the majority of girls—including one as young as nine—were sentenced to the facility for the offense of ‘immorality,’ and, regardless of the age they entered, they weren’t released until the age of 21. O’Connor never met her maternal grandmother, but in her latest novel, she imagines what the woman might have been like, and how she ended up there.
Stories about the book are pending in both the Pioneer Press (Oct. 20) and Star Tribune (Date TBA).
In addition to the launch event, O'Connor will also appear at the Rain Taxi's Twin Cities Book Festival on Sat., Oct. 12, Next Chapter Booksellers in St. Paul on Sun., Nov. 3; Zenith Bookstore in Duluth, Minn., on Tues., Nov.5, and the Hennepin County Public Library in Edina on Tues., Nov. 12.
Learn more about Evidence of V at SheilaOConnor.com.