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Stolen from the Garden: The Kidnapping of Virginia Piper

Until I had the privilege of editing William Swanson’s gripping new book on the Piper kidnapping, Virginia Piper was nothing more than the name of the clinic where I get my yearly mammograms. I moved to Minnesota in 1988, and … Continue reading

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Soda Shop Salvation Is Finalist for Minnesota Book Award

My recent project, Soda Shop Salvation: Recipes and Stories from the Sweeter Side of Prohibition, written by Rae Katherine Eighmey and published by the Minnesota Historical Society Press, has been named a finalist for the Minnesota Book Awards. The book is … Continue reading

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Success Day @ Normandale Community College

I’m so excited to participate in a discussion panel of Minnesota book publishers and editors at Normandale Community College’s Success Day on Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014. Success Day is a campus-wide annual event featuring informative sessions and activities that focus  on … Continue reading

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31 Years: Gifts from Martin Weinstein

My newest project is hot of the presses and I couldn’t be happier. “31 Years: Gifts from Martin Weinstein,” the gorgeous catalogue published by the Minneapolis Institute of Arts to accompany the exhibition of the same name is available at … Continue reading

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Words, words, words.

I’m Laura Silver, editor and writer, and I love words. I’ve been working with them in one way or another for more than twenty years. Give me your words and I’ll polish them to glossy perfection, making them elegant, economical, and … Continue reading

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