Press Resources

Below are promotional flyers advertising author appearances of Candace Simar. Feel free to download and use at your discretion.

Download Publicity Flyers:

Abercrombie Trail Event Flyer

Sister Lumberjack Event Flyer

Below is a sample press release that can be adapted for newspapers.

Sample Press Release:

Pequot Lakes Author, Candace Simar, to speak at (place)

Meet Minnesota author and poet, Candace Simar, on (date) at (location) at (time). Simar, author of Sister Lumberjack, Shelterbelts, Farm Girls and the Spur Award-winning Abercrombie Trail Series: Abercrombie Trail, Pomme de Terre, Birdie and Blooming Prairie. Simar writes historical novels about Scandinavian immigrants in frontier Minnesota during the 1862 Dakota Conflict and the following years. She will give a short reading and speak about her research and writing. Her books will be available for purchase.

Larry McMurtry, Pulitzer Prize winning author of Lonesome Dove, said “I read Pomme De Terre with the greatest interest and enjoyment. It’s a very vivid telling of this tragic American story. I’ve long been wanting something in fiction about the Great Sioux Uprising, and this book is the best I’ve seen.”

For additional information regarding Candace Simar and her novels, please visit

Simar’s books are available at bookstores, on-line and as e-books, large print, and audio.

Sample radio interview questions:

Suggested Interview Questions for Candace Simar:

1What do your titles mean?

2. Why did you become interested in this topic?

3. What did you learn about writing this book?

4. What was your biggest surprise along the way?

5. What has been the response to your novels?

6. Where did you do your research?

7. Who is your target audience?

8. How can listeners find out more about your work?

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