Laurie Hertzel

Laurie Hertzel is the senior editor for books at the Minneapolis Star Tribune and the author of the memoir, “News to Me: Adventures of an Accidental Journalist” (University of Minnesota Press 2010), winner of a Minnesota Book Award. Her short stories have been published in South Dakota Review, North Dakota Quarterly and South Carolina Review and her story “Snapshots” won the Thomas Wolfe Fiction Prize, judged by Anne Tyler. Her journalism and essays have been published in Tri-Quarterly, the Chicago Tribune, the Brevity blog, and elsewhere.