Recent and Upcoming Events:
April 30, 2017 History Theatre, Saint Paul for “Sweet Land: The Musical”, 2 p.m. Matinee’ show
June 17, Dawson, Minnesota Public Library 5:30-6:30 p.m. Discussion followed by “Sweet Land the Musical” at 7:30.
July 8, 2017 “BookEnds” Author appearance,Wadena, Minnesota.
October 6 (Friday), Detroit Lakes Minnesota Middle School.
October 7, Public Library, Detroit Lakes, MN. Open workshop on “Writing About Family.” We’ll explore the various ways and forms (memoir, fiction, etc) to use family history in our writing. Free, open, and beginner-friendly. 10 a.m–noon.
October 7. Detroit Lakes MN, Historic Holmes Theatre. Evening performance of Sweet Land the Musical. I’ll be on hand to meet and greet, and along with the great cast of the show. 7 p.m.
October 9 (Monday). Sweet Land the Musical comes to the Reif Center in Grand Rapids, MN. See you there? I’ll be on hand for the show. 7 p.m.
October 18 (Wednesday), Cass Lake, Minnesota, Middle School. We’re doing Memory Boy!
October 26-28, 2017 Western Literature Association Conference (Minneapolis). I’ll keynote one plenary session of this major conference.
March 11, 2018 Northfield Minnesota Historical Society: “Sweet Land and the Great War.” ( details to come).
March 25, 2018 Farm By The Lake, Bagley, MN. Reading and writing craft talk. Details to come.
October 6, 2018. Keynote, Sinclair Lewis Writers Conference. Sauk Centre, Minnesota. “Willa Cather & Sinclair Lewis: The Courage to Write.”