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A conversation with author Lauren Fox

August 18 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm


Author Lauren Fox will appear in a conversation with the Mercer Public Library and Winchester Public Library at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, August 18, 2024. The event will be held at the Mercer Community Center, 2648W Margaret Street, Mercer. Refreshments will be served.

Fox’s 2021 novel, Send For Me, was selected as a Today Show “Read with Jenna” pick. Based on the author’s own family letters, Send for Me tells the story of a young woman in prewar Germany intertwined with the story of her granddaughter in modern day Wisconsin. NPR called Send for Me, “a richly imagined, lyrically written story.” It was named a New York Times Notable Book and Bestseller.

Lauren Fox earned her MFA from the University of Minnesota and is the author of the novels Send for Me, Days of AweStill Life with Husband, and Friends Like Us. Her work has appeared in numerous publications, including The New York TimesMarie ClaireParentingPsychology TodayThe Rumpus, and Salon. She lives in Milwaukee.

Fox’s books will be available for purchase at the event thanks to the participation of Lake Effect Books in Hurley, Wisconsin. Supplies may be limited, and those interested can reserve a copy by calling Lake Effect in advance at 715-255-4144.

Refreshments will be provided by Martha Kelly Catering.

This event is free and open to the public thanks to sponsorship from the Friends of the Mercer Public Library and the Winchester Public Library. For more information, call the Mercer Library at 715-476-2366 or the Winchester Library at 715-686-2926.


August 18
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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Mercer Community Center
2648W Margaret Street
Mercer, WI 54547 United States
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