Upcoming Readings and Appearances

June 28 – 1:45 – 3:45 – Annual Festival of Authors and Artists, Sister Wolf Books – Dorset, MN

July 7 – 11Women’s Memoir Retreat – Madeline Island School of the Arts, Madeline Island, WI

July 19 – Aug 2 – Ashland University’s Low-Residency MFA Program

August 23 – 5 p.m. Drury Lane Bookstore, Grand Marais, MN

April 30, 2015 – 7 p.m. – 9th Annual Motherhood & Words Reading, The Loft Literary Center, Minneapolis, MN – Readers TBA

 

Other Recent Presentations and Appearances

2014

May 30 – June 1 – 3rd Annual River Teeth Nonfiction Conference – Ashland, OH

May 15 – 8 a.m. KUMD Radio, Duluth, MN

May 15 – Signing and Reading at Fitger’s Bookstore, 7 p.m. – Duluth, MN

May 7 – 8th Annual Motherhood & Words Reading, 7 p.m. – Loft Literary Center, Open Book, Minneapolis. With Susanne Paola Antonetta, Tami Mohamed Brown and Marcelle Soviero. You can listen to the Mom Enough podcast here.

March 13 – First Books Reading, 7 p.m. – Weisman Museum

February 15 – Author Fest – Chapter 2 Books, Hudson, WI

February 26 – March 1, 2014 – AWP Conference - Seattle, WA

February 4, 2014Maternally Yours, Episode 121 – Preeclampsia

March 1  – 7 p.m. – Third Place Books, Ravenna – Seattle, WA

2013

December 7 – 1-3 p.m. – Book signing at the Village Bookstore – Grand Rapids, MN

December 3 – 5:30 p.m. – Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of MN Annual Meeting – St. Paul, MN

November 27 – 11 a.m. – Wisconsin Public Radio, The Larry Meiller Show

November 21, noon – Watonwan Library, St. James, MN. 

November 13 – 7p.m. – Common Good Books, St. Paul MN – With Lorna Landvik and Carol Allis!

October 23 – 7 p.m. – Subtext Bookstore, St. Paul, MN

October 21 – Mom Enough Interview about Ready for Air. Click here to listen.

October 12 – 11:30 a.m. – I’ll be on the panel “Writers in the Community: Making a Living and a Life in the Classroom and Beyond” at the Twin Cities Book Festival, State Fair Grounds.

October 16 – 7 p.m. – Books Inc., Berkeley, CA - Reading and discussion 

October 18 – 6 p.m. – Litquake Women’s Night, The Rex Hotel, San Francisco

October 3 – 7 p.m. – Ready for Air Launch at the Loft Literary Center, Open Book, Minneapolis.

May 19-21  – The River Teeth Nonfiction Conference

May 9  – Listen To Your Mother Twin Cities, Riverview Theater, Minneapolis

May 4 – 7th Annual Motherhood & Words Reading with Caroline Grant and Katrina Kenison. Listen to the Mom Enough podcast here.

April 13 – The Arapahoe Writers’ Festival

March 6-9 – AWP Presented on the panel “My Son is Perfect: Writing (Honestly) About Your Own Kids.”

2012

October 10 – 6th Annual Motherhood & Words Reading with Debra Gwartney and Amie Klempnauer Miller. Listen to the podcast of the reading on Mom Enough.

September 20 – 11 am – WGN Midday News, Chicago, IL

September 20 – 7 pm – Reading & Discussion, Barnes & Noble, Oakbrook, IL

August 18 – 6:30 pm – Reading & Discussion, Third Place Books, Lake Forest Park, Seattle, WA

August 14 – 7 pm Reading & Discussion, Powell’s Books, Beaverton, OR

August 14 – Interview with Kate on AM Northwest, Portland, OR

August 9 – 6 pm, Reading & Discussion, University of Oregon, Duck Store, Eugene, OR

August 5 – 2:30 – 4 pm, Use Your Words WorkshopO’Hanlon Center – Marin, CA.

August 5 – 4 – 6 pm, Write On, Mamas Salon, O’Hanlon Center – Marin, CA

August 4 – 10 am – 12:30 pmBook Passage, Corte Madera, CA – Use Your Words Workshop

August 3 – 7 pm, Books Inc. – Alameda, CA – Use Your Words Discussion

August 3 – 11 am,  Towne Center Books, Pleasanton, CA – Use Your Words Book Discussion

August 1 - 7 -9 pm, Mommy’s Playdate - Good Vibrations, Polk Street, San Francisco

July 12 – 7 pm – Use Your Words Reading/Discussion - Common Good Books, St. Paul, MN

June 9 – 2 – 4 p.m. Use Your Words Workshop – Barnes and Noble Har Mar, Roseville, MN

June 4-6 – Book Expo America – New York

May 10 – WGN Midday News, Chicago

May 10, 1:30 – 3:30 StoryStudio Chicago, North Shore – Motherhood & Words Workshop

May 11, 9 a.m. The Morning Blend, Milwaukee

May 11 – 7:30 p.m. Women and Children First Bookstore, Chicago – Use Your Words Discussion

May 12, 1-3 p.m. Boswell’s Books, Milwaukee – Use Your Words Discussion/Workshop

May 15, noon CST – “Writing Your Way Through Motherhood” Chat on The Motherhood with Marilyn Bousquin, Mary Hill, Janine Kovac, and Kara Thom.

May 16, 10-11 am CST – I’ll be a guest on Baby and Toddler Instructions with Blythe Lipman.

May 17 – noon – Use Your Words signing at Barnes and Noble, downtown Minneapolis

May 18-20 – RiverTeeth Nonfiction Conference – Ashland, Ohio – Presenting on the panel “Writing and Motherhood” with Jill Christman, Sonya Huber, and Sarah M. Wells.

May 22 - 7:30 p.m.Use Your Words Discussion – Magers and Quinn, Minneapolis

May 4, 7 p.m. Micawber’s Bookstore in St. Paul, Use Your Words Discussion

May 3, 7 p.m. – Use Your Words Launch

April 30th – Interview about Use Your Words with Marti and Erin on Mom Enough.

April 30th, 7 p.m.
St. Anthony Library, St. Paul, Mothers Write Panel

With Katy Read, Julie Schumacher, and Kate St. Vincent Vogl. 

April 24, 7 p.m.
Plymouth Library, Mothers Who Write Panel

With Katy Read, Julie Schumacher, and Kate St. Vincent Vogl.

March 9 - St. Olaf College
I discussed writing and publishing with the Advanced Creative Nonfiction class.

February 29 – March 3 - AWP – Chicago
I presented on the panel “Barefoot, Pregnant, and at the Writer’s Desk: Managing Motherhood and the Writing Life” with Hope Edelman, Jill McCorkle, Katy Read, and Kate St. Vincent Vogl.

February 17 – The Morning Blend, Milwaukee
I discussed writing and motherhood and my forthcoming book, Use Your Words, on Milwaukee’s The Morning Blend.

2011

October 13 –  5th Annual Motherhood & Words Reading with Jill Christman and Sonya Huber. Listen to the Mom Enough podcast here.

September 10 – 2nd Annual MN Blogger Conference. Presented “Make Your Writing Sing.”

August 10 –  Forum of Executive Women. St. Cloud, MN

February – AWP. I presented on the panel “Flinging the Inkpot: Resisting Messages about Off-limits Subjects in Memoir” with Jill Christman, Kevin Fenton, Paul Lisicky, and Sue William Silverman.