Liberal Arts Chair Julie L’Enfant has been selected as a 24th annual Minnesota Book Awards finalist for her 2011 release Pioneer Modernists: Minnesota’s First Generation of Women Artists. Her book was one of nearly 300 books nominated in eight award categories.
The winners in each of the eight categories will be announced at the Minnesota Book Awards gala on Saturday, April 14, 2012 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Saint Paul.
During the month of March, all Minnesotans are invited to take part in voting for the Readers’ Choice Award. Readers will find the voting link at www.thefriends.org to choose one of the Minnesota Book Award finalists from all eight categories. The finalist with the most votes will be awarded the Readers’ Choice Award at the Gala. The award is sponsored by the Pioneer Press and TwinCities.com.
The Minnesota Book Awards is presented by The Friends of the Saint Paul Public Library, in partnership with the Saint Paul Public Library and the City of Saint Paul.
For more information contact:
Ann Nelson, Minnesota Book Awards Coordinator
The Friends of the Saint Paul Public Library
Frances Cranmer Greenman
Clara Mairs, 1923
oil, 77 by 41.4 inches
Minnesota Museum of American Art
Saint Paul, Minnesota