Finn Fest 2023

Duluth Entertainment and Event Center 350 Harbor Drive, Duluth, MN, United States

Mark will be appearing at Finn Fest in Duluth as a vendor in the tori from 07/17-07/30. All of his books, including the Finnish Trilogy (on sale for $50 for the trio!), and his latest books, Duck and Cover: Things Learned … Continue reading

Northwoods Arts and Books Festival

Hackensack Community Center 3rd Street and Lake Avenue, Hackensack, MN, United States

Mark is returning to one of his favorite book/art fairs in the state. Come see his table in the Hackensack Community Center Building and pick up a signed copy of any of 13 great "reads"!

Ma and Pa Kettle Days

Suomalainen Kirkko on Hwy 73, north of Kettle River Kettle River, MN, United States

Mark will be speaking and taking questions about the Finnish immigration experience as chronicled in his best-selling his Finnish American trilogy at this annual, great event in Kettle River, MN. He'll have all of his books along to sign and … Continue reading

Embarrass Regional Fair

Embarrass Community Center Embarrass, MN, United States

Mark is returning to one of his favorite Northwoods fairs. You'll find him, rain or shine, in the Community Center building, selling copies of all of his books. Come in and pick up a signed copy!

Temple Talk at Temple Israel

Temple Israel 1602 E 2nd St, Duluth, MN, United States

Join members of the congregation and Mark as Mark explores his Finnish American trilogy, with special emphasis on Sukulaiset: The Kindred, and the Holocaust in Estonia. Free and open to the public but please, as lunch will be served, email your … Continue reading

Country Faire

Steeple Center Rosemount, MN 14375 S. Robert Trail, Rosemount, United States

A great little art and craft fair, including dozens of regional authors, at the Steeple Center in Rosemount, MN.

Laiskiainen Is Back!

Loon Lake Community Center, Palo, MN

Join Mark and all his Finnish friends for the best outdoor Finnish festival in Minnesota! Mark will be i the tori selling and signing his books. Plenty of food, music, arts, crafts, and yes, the vaunted sliding hill that launches … Continue reading


Lunch in Cotton

Cotton Community Center Cotton, Minnesota

Come join Mark and the nice folks from Cotton at the Cotton, MN Community Center. Eat, laugh, talk, and ask Mark tough questions about his books and his writing. Free and open to the public.