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Author Marcie Rendon

Join us for a Writer's Salon with Anishinabe author Marcie Rendon. Marcie will read from her new mystery, Girl Gone Missing, take questions from the audience, and sign books.


Marcie Rendon is a citizen of the White Earth Nation. Her novel, Girl Gone Missing, Cinco Puntos Press, is the second in the Cash Blackbear series. The first, Murder on the Red River (2017 Cinco Puntos Press) won the Pinckley Women’s Debut Crime Novel Award, 2018. It was a Western Writers of America Spur Award Finalist 2018  in the Contemporary Novel category. Two nonfiction children’s books are Pow Wow Summer (MN Historical Press) and Farmer’s Market: Families Working Together (CarolRhoda). Rendon was recognized as a 50 over 50 Change-maker by MN AARP and POLLEN, 2018. With four published plays she is the creative mind of Raving Native Theater. She curates community created performance such as Art Is…CreativeNativeResilience which features three Anishinabe performance artists on TPT Public Television, June 2019. Diego Vazquez and Rendon received the Loft’s 2017 Spoken Word Immersion Fellowship for their work with women incarcerated in county jails.


GIRL GONE MISSING (Cincos Puntos Press, May 2019) is Marcie Rendon’s second crime novel featuring Cash Blackbear, a member of the Anishinabe Nation of North Dakota and Minnesota. Cash’s first appearance, in Murder on the Red River, earned Marcie the Pinckley Prize for Debut Crime Fiction. In GIRL GONE MISSING, Cash begins to have dreams about a fellow Moorhead State student, a young blond girl, who has disappeared. Then it happens again and the girls are calling out in Cash’s dream to be saved. Not one to let a good dream go to waste, Cash enlists the help of her closest friend, Sheriff Wheaton to find the girls.

Event Date: 
Saturday, September 7, 2019 - 7:00pm
12 E. Wisconsin St.
Grand Marais, MN 55604
Girl Gone Missing Cover Image
ISBN: 9781947627116
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Published: Cinco Puntos Press - June 18th, 2019

Murder on the Red River Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781941026526
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Published: Cinco Puntos Press - April 11th, 2017

Powwow Summer: A Family Celebrates the Circle of Life Cover Image
By Marcie R. Rendon, Cheryl Walsh Bellville (By (photographer))
ISBN: 9780873519106
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Published: Minnesota Historical Society Press - September 1st, 2013