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Erickson, Lori

Comments from the author about writing:
I enjoy writing non-fiction books and articles about a wide variety of topics.

Literary awards received and date received:

  • Sweet Corn & Sushi was named the Iowa Stories Selection for 2004 and was given to 40,000 Iowa students.
  • Best Travel Book of 1995, Midwest Travel Writers Association
  • Best Travel Book of 1993, Midwest Travel Writers Association

Book Types: Nonfiction

Audience Types: Children, Adult

Genres: Essays, History

Are you willing to do programs for schools, libraries, or other groups? Yes

If you are willing to do programs, will you charge a fee? Yes

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Phone Number: 319-338-5627

County: Johnson

Books By This Author

  • Iowa: Off the Beaten Path: A Guide to Unique Places (Ninth Edition), Globe Pequot, Connecticut, 2010.
  • The Joy of Pilgrimage, Resurrection Press, New Jersey, 2007.
  • Sweet Corn & Sushi: The Story of Iowa & Yamanashi, McMillen Publishing, Ames, Iowa, 2004.
  • The Mighty Mississippi: A Traveler's Guide, Globe Pequot, Connecticut, 1995.
  • Ghosts of the Amana Colonies, Quixote Press, Fort Madison, Iowa, 1988.
  • Ghosts of Johnson County, Iowa, Quixote Press, Fort Madison, Iowa, 1987.
  • Ghosts of Linn County, Iowa, Quixote Press, Fort Madison, Iowa, 1987.

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