Please feel free to contact me at regarding my visiting your college or library or book group or church this summer or fall. I’ve had the pleasure of doing dozens of readings/talks and workshops in the last year or two. And I always enjoy the learning and conversation.



Thursday, Dec. 8. 6:00 p.m. Prairie Path Books. 255 Town Square Wheaton.

Sunday, Nov. 13. 9:45 a.m. Faith Lutheran Church.  41 N. Park Blvd. Glen Ellyn, IL.

Saturday, Nov. 12. Keynote: “The Framed Moment.”  St. Francis Writer’s Conference. 9:00 a.m. University of St. Francis. Joliet, IL.

Wednesday, Nov. 9, 12:00/noon. Friends of American Writers reading series. The Fortnightly Club, 120 E. Belleview Place. Chicago.

Sunday, Oct. 9. Reading/Discussion. 9:15 a.m. Iowa City UCC. 30 N. Clinton St. Iowa City, IA.

Thursday, Oct. 6. Kalamazoo Valley Community
College. Kalamazoo MI. 10:00p.m: “The Craft of CNF”; 2:00 p.m.: Public Reading from The Long Way Home.

Sunday, Oct. 2.  9:00 a.m.  Ames UCC. 217 6th St.  Ames, Iowa.

Saturday, Oct. 1st. Reading with John Price and Debra Marquardt and The Bone People. 6:00 pm. C.Y. Stephens Aud, The Goldfinch Room.  Ames, Iowa.

Monday, Sept. 26. Red Dragan Reading Series. 7:30 p.m. Morris Conference Center. SUNY-Oneonta. Oneonta, NY.

Sunday, Sept. 25. Riverstone Books. Squirrel Hill. 5:00 p.m. Pittsburgh PA.

Tuesday, Sept. 20, 7:00 p.m. Prairie Lights Bookstore, Iowa City, Iowa.

Sunday, Sept. 18. First Congregational Church of
Glen Ellyn. 11:00 a.m. 535 Forest Ave., Glen Ellyn.

Sunday, Sept. 11. Printers Row Lit Fest. 11:00 a.m. “In conversation with Amity Carruba.” Grace Place.
637 S. Dearborn St. Chicago.

Saturday, Aug, 20. Book signing. The Bookstore.
Glen Ellyn IL. 1-2 p.m.

Sunday, July 31, 2:00 p.m. Maquoketa, Iowa. Iowa
Book Launch: Maquoketa Arts Experience. Reading/Discussion/Signing. 124 S.
Main. (In Person.)

Thursday, July 28. 7:00 p.m.  Reading/Discussion. Glen Ellyn Public Library. 400 Duane Ave. (In Person.)

Wednesday, July 20. 7:00 p.m. College of DuPage:
Reading and Discussion. Live via Zoom. REGISTER HERE FOR THE EVENT.