Tom Maltman joins readers and writers at The Uptown in Wadena on Saturday, Sept. 8, for Book Ends. Maltman's essays, poetry and fiction have been published in many literary journals. He has an MFA from Minnesota State University, Mankato. His first novel The Night Birds won an Alex Award, a Spur Award and the Friends of American Writers Literary Award. In 2009. The American Library Association chose The Night Birds as an Outstanding book for the College Bound. Little Wolves, his second novel, won the All Iowa Reads selection in 2014.
Maltman teaches at Normandale Community College and lives in the Twin Cities area with his wife and daughters.
Book Ends is a monthly meet-the-author event at The Uptown, hosted by An Open Book and moderated by Nimrod author Jerry Mevissen. It begins at 11 a.m. and concludes with lunch. There is no charge for the event.