Twin Cities Author Kate Havelin is coming back to Eden Prairie on Saturday, October 23 to take what she referred to in a 2009 interview on NPR’s “All Things Considered” as the Best Hike in the Twin Cities with the Best Interpretive Signage: The Elizabeth Fry Ellet Interpretive Trail in Richard T. Anderson Conservation Area (RTA).
Kate Havelin has written sixteen books, including two trail guidebooks for adults, both books published by Minnesota-based Adventure Publications. Best Hikes of the Twin Cities was a a Midwest Book Award finalist. Minnesota Running Trails: Dirt, Gravel, Rocks, and Roots won the Midwest Independent Publishers Association’s best Travel/Sports/Recreation book.
Kate has also written several nonfiction books for middle school and high school students. Her latest project are books about historic fashions from the colonial and Civil War eras. She’s also written biographies of Che Guevara, Queen Elizabeth I, Ulysses Grant and Victoria Woodhull. Before she began freelance writing, Kate worked as a TV producer at WCCO for a decade. Kate is a member of the steering committee of the Twin Cities chapter of the National Writers Union.
Kate is scheduled to be at the RTA from 10 am to Noon. Her books will also be on sale at the Barnes & Noble store at the Eden Prairie Center mall. The event is free. Come out and meet Kate, and take the hike.