We Speak Chicagoese Book Launch, Reading and Conversation: Beverly Arts Center Gallery, Chicago. September 17, 2016, 6:30 PM
Chicago Writers Conference, The Process Panel: Chicago. September 25, 2016, 9:00 AM
Pushing the Story: A Fiction Writing Weekend: Interlochen College of Creative Arts, Interlochen, MI. November 5 & 6, 2016
Reading and Conversation: Bath Spa University. Bath Spa, UK. November 10, 2016.
National Association of Writers in Education, Workshop: Portable Magic, Making Books with Philip Hartigan. Stratford-Upon-Avon, UK. November 12, 2016.
BOOK CLUBS AND CONVERSATIONS:
- Beverly Arts Center Charity Book Club, June 2014
- Cliff Dwellers Book Club, Chicago, February 2014
- American Dental Association Book Club, Chicago, September 2013
- Book Club of the Ages, Park Ridge, IL, August, 2013
- IMONO (It’s My One Night Out), Chicago, IL, March 14, 2012
- Mount Carroll, Illinois, Sunday, November 20, 2011
- Columbia College Chicago Fiction Writers & Publishing Class, Monday, November 7, 2011
- Mount Carroll, Illinois, Friday, October 28, 2011
- Marshall, Michigan, Saturday, October 15, 2011
Looking for a suggestion for your book club? The Temple of Air comes with its own readers’ guide to get the conversation going. If you are interested in having me join in that conversation, please contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org. I am available for book club and writers’ groups visits in the Midwest, and can connect with groups via Skype, as well.
SELECTED PAST EVENTS:
- Story Studio and Ragdale Summer Writing Retreat, July 15 – 17, 2016
- Interlochen Writers Retreat Symposium, June 7 – 12, 2016
- Interlochen College of Creative Arts Writer in Residence, April, 2016
- Pushing the Story: A Fiction Writing Weekend. Interlochen College of Creative Arts, Interlochen, Michigan, November 8 & 9, 2015.
- Writing the Landscape: Story Studio and Ragdale Fall Writing Retreat. September 25 – 27, 2015.
- Journal and Sketchbook Workshop with Artist Philip Hartigan, Interlochen, MI. September 19 & 20, 2015.
- Pushing the Story, A Fiction Writing Intensive, Shake Rag Alley, Mineral Point WI, August 8 – 9, 2015
- Story Studio and Ragdale Summer Writing Retreat, July 17 – 19, 2015
- Interlochen Writers Retreat, Writer in Residence, June 7 – 12, 2015
- The CCLaP Showcase, November 25, 2014, 6:30 PM
- Chicago Public Library Carl Sandburg Literary Awards. October 22, 2014,
- Chicago Writers Conference, October 24 – 26, 2014, Writing it in the Sheets – A Sex Writing Intensive