I'll be a featured author at the Montana Book Festival in Missoula, Montana this week. (Montana...yay!)
I'll be one of the featured readers at the monthly Free Association Reading Series on July 15th. The reading is in Wilkinsburg (at Rebecca & Center) from 7-9 pm. Come out and enjoy an evening of literary performance!
I will be reading from my collection along with fiction writers Geeta Kothari and David Hicks at the White Whale Bookstore in Pittsburgh.
Great Falls Festival of the Book
I'll be reading fiction at the Great Falls Public Library along with authors Christine Carbo and Ken Robison.
University Chapel, Old Main, at California University of Pennsylvania
sponsored by the Department of English
with thanks to Dr. Brent House
I'll be at the annual Association of Writers and Writing Programs Conference in Washington, D.C., and my short story collection, The Widow's Guide to Edible Mushrooms, will be newly available at the Press 53 table.
I'll be reading with John Cotter, a previous Fort Lyon Writer-in-Residence, at the Lighthouse Writers Workshop in Denver (1515 Race Street) at 7 pm.
Featured on a panel about place and flash fiction with Sherrie Flick and Sam Ligon.
Overwhelming...and wonderful. See you in 2016!
I'm looking forward to returning to the Bread Loaf campus after many years, this time to work with writers and editors focusing on writing and the environment, a new direction for me that I hope will be fruitful.
I will be attending AWP in Minneapolis this year. Look me up and say hello!
November 19, 2014: Guest speaker/workshop leader at Indiana University of Pennsylvania on how life writing can manage and reduce stress. Sponsored by English 484 public awareness project on mental health. 7-9pm, Leonard Hall.