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Margi Preus

Margi Preus

Margi Preus is the author of the Newbery Honor book Heart of a Samurai and other books for young readers, including the Minnesota Book Award-winning West of the Moon, and the Midwest Booksellers Choice Award book The Clue in the Trees, part of the Enchantment Lake mystery series. Her books have won multiple awards, landed on the New York Times bestseller list, been honored as ALA/ALSC Notables, selected as an NPR Backseat Book Club pick, chosen for community reads, and translated into several languages. New titles in 2020 include Village of Scoundrels, The Littlest Voyageur, and The Silver Box, part of the Enchantment Lake mystery series.

Back when such things were done, Margi enjoyed traveling, speaking, and visiting schools all over the world. Now mostly at home in Duluth, she likes to ski, hike, canoe, or sit quietly with a book in her lap.

View both DVBF Cabin Fever video on our YouTube channel linked on the bottom of the home page.
1. "Interview with Margi Preus" (DVBF keynote author) - A conversation with award-winning author, Margi Preus on her life, her writing and her books. Interview with Rachael Hanel.
2. Deep Valley Reads! "The Littlest Voyageur" a fun and lively book discussion with Margi Preus.

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