2017 Epilepsy and Seizures Wellness Expo:
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November 11, 2017
Minneapolis Convention Center
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2017 Keynote Speaker: Jonathan Friesen
Jonathan Friesen is an international speaker and award-winning author, whose personal experience with Tourette syndrome and epilepsy inspired him to write the highly acclaimed novel Jerk, California (Penguin, 2008), winner of the American Library Association’s 2009 Schneider Award—“Best Book for Teens,” and the coveted “Editor’s Choice” award. He has also received four Higher Goals EPA awards for his short stories. He’s the author of seven novels including Rush(Penguin, 2010) and The Last Martin(Zondervan/HarperCollins, 2011), both of which explore mental health issues. Now Aquifer (Blink/HarperCollins, 2013) his dystopian release, is earning rave reviews for a stunning portrayal of relational hope amidst chaos.
His newest book, "Unfolding," features a protagonist with epilepsy. Read more about Jonathan Friesen and his books here.