Author Amy Bass to Give Songwriting Talk at Headwaters Music and Arts – Bemidji Pioneer


BEMIDJI – Headwaters Music and Arts will launch its Bemidji Reads! series beginning May 16.

Professor of sports studies at Manhattanville College in New York and award-winning author Amy Bass and her book “One Goal: A Coach, a Team, and a Game That Brought a Divided Town Together” will be featured during the series.

From May 16, several dozen free copies of “One Goal” will be available at the Bemidji Public Library. A book discussion kit and books for departure will also be available.

Bass will appear in Bemidji on June 17 with events sponsored by Headwaters. At 10 a.m., she will host a craft talk and discussion on sportswriting and writing in general at Headwaters, 519 Minnesota Ave. NW.

Bass will present a reading and discussion of his book at 7 p.m. that same evening at the Bemidji Community Theater, 316 Beltrami Ave. NW. This event is also free and open to all.

“Amy Bass is a frequent CNN contributor and has covered multiple Olympics for NBC, winning an Emmy for her work in 2012,” a statement read. “‘One Goal’ was named the best book of 2018 by the Boston Globe and Library Journal. The book is about how a high school football team united a town – Lewiston, Maine – and won the state tournament.

Bass brings insight and passion to a wide range of topics in his lyrics and writing. Its program will be of interest to writers, sports fans, young people and the general public, according to the press release.

For more information, visit

or contact (218) 444-5606.


Comments are closed.