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. Her fiction and nonfiction have appeared in Tri-Quarterly, South Dakota Review, the Brevity blog, the Chicago Tribune, and many other places in the U.S., Finland and Australia. She holds an MFA in creative nonfiction from Queens University, Charlotte, N.C., and is the President of the National Book Critics Circle board.