J. J. Austrian will read from his first picture book, Worm Loves Worm. He also will talk about what it's like to be an author, with time for questions and answers with the audience. All ages welcome. No registration necessary.
J. J. grew up in Greenwich, Connecticut, graduated from Bard College, and worked in Los Angeles before returning to the East Coast, where he met his wife at a Halloween party. After moving to Minnesota to be closer to family, J.J. earned his MFA in Creative Writing for Children and Young Adults at Hamline University.
This program is funded with money from Minnesota's Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.