MN Writes MN Reads and the Minnesota Libraries Publishing Project

Connecting local writers with local readers!

Minnesotans have created nearly 1000 books using the free tools available from the Minnesota Libraries Publishing Project (MLPP). Minitex, the state-funded organization supporting libraries, recently marked this milestone with a blog post about the project. Read about the MLPP's background, history, benefits, and future.

Writers: Publish and Share Your E-books!

MN Writes MN Reads provides free access to easy-to-use resources for writers, including PressBooks and Indie Minnesota

Use PressBooks to create professional-quality e-book and print-ready formats of your novel, memoir, poetry collection, children's book, or any other kind of book.

If you like, you can share your book with the Indie Author Project for inclusion in Indie Minnesota, a statewide collection promoting local authors.

Readers: Discover Books by Local Writers!

Discover books from Minnesota authors, as well as select books from authors across the country.