Back to March, 2023
Hop Speaker Series: A Family Book Talk with the authors of 'Gwen Jorgensen: USA’s First Olympic Gold Medal Triathlete'
Host: Hop Harvest & Vine
This event is aimed for middle grade or young adults and their parents. Pick up a copy of Gwen Jorgensen: USA’s First Olympic Gold Medal Triathlete, read it, and come to Hop Harvest & Vine with your questions. The authors, Nancy Jorgensen and Elizabeth Jorgensen, will talk about their writing process, sign books, and leave time for a Question & Answer session. Books can be purchased at Amazon. Additional books will be available for purchase at the event.
Nancy Jorgensen is a Wisconsin teacher, writer, and musician. Her most recent book, a middle-grade/young adult sports biography, was released in October 2022: Gwen Jorgensen: USA’s First Olympic Gold Medal Triathlete. Nancy is also an essayist, writing about music, equality, family, aging and education. Her work appears in Ruminate, Prime Number Magazine, River Teeth, Wisconsin Public Radio, CHEAP POP, and elsewhere.
Elizabeth Jorgensen was named one of America’s Most Inspiring Educators (The Henry Ford’s Innovator Awards). Her recent book was released in October 2022, Gwen Jorgensen: USA’s First Olympic Gold Medal Triathlete. Also released in 2022 are her education books, Hacking Student Learning Habits (Times 10 Publications) and Sijo: Korea’s Poetry Form.