Julie Jo Severson will be the featured guest for May on the BookEnds Online Edition.

The author event will be held at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, May 8 via Zoom. The meeting ID is 867 0338 5655.

Severson is a Twin Cities-based journalist, editor and author of the new guidebook “Secret Twin Cities: A Guide to the Weird, Wonderful and Obscure.” She specializes in feature writing for local magazines, nonprofits and small businesses, and also works with individuals to record their life stories and family heritage information, shaping them as written legacies.

BookEnds Online Edition is a monthly literary event connecting readers and writers. Recordings of previous programs are available at www.WadenaCountyHistory.org.

For more information, contact the Wadena County Historical Society at 603wchs@arvig.net or 218-631-9079.