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Alums Named Minnesota Book Award Finalists

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Congratulations to Sarah Ahiers (MFAC '16)  and Caitlin Bailey (MFA '12), both named as finalists for the 30th annual Minnesota Book Awards!


Sarah Ahiers
is finalist in the category of Young Adult Literature for Thief’s Cunning (HarperTeen/HarperCollins Publishers). 

Caitlin Bailey is a finalist in Poetry for Solve for Desire (Milkweed Editions). 

The finalists for the 30th anniversary of the Minnesota Book Awards were chosen on Saturday, January 27, by 27 judges from around the state - writers, teachers, librarians, booksellers, and others from the literary community. The winners will be announced at the Book Awards Ceremony on Saturday, April 21. Tickets for the event go on sale February 5. See full list of finalists here. 

Great work, Sarah and Caitlin!