Home After Dark Tour Schedule


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Sept. 8 THIS IS A BOOKSTORE, 3019 Oakland Drive, Kalamazoo, 7-9pm. www.bookbug.com

 ● Sept. 11 POLITICS & PROSE, Union Market, 1270 5th St., NE, Washington D.C., 7-9pm, www.politics-prose.com. (directions on website)

  ● Sept. 13 ATOMIC BOOKS, 3620 Falls Rd, Baltimore MD, www.atomicbooks.com

  ● Sept. 15 SMALL PRESS EXPO, Bethesda MD., www.smallpressexpo.com/2018

 ● Sept. 16 BROOKLYN BOOK FESTIVAL, Brooklyn Historical Society Library, 128 Pierpont St., Brooklyn NY, www.brooklynbookfestival.org

 ● Sept. 17 BARNES & NOBLE, 150 East 86th St., NYC. Appearing with Karen Green, Columbia University Butler Library, and Julia Kent, cellist/composer, whose music was used for the film trailer for Home After Dark

 ● Sept. 26 Kalamazoo Public Library, Downtown Branch, Van Deusen Room, Kalamazoo, 7pm


Oct 5 MIDWEST INDEPENDENT BOOKSELLERS ASSOCIATION, Heartland Fall Forum, Depot Renaissance Hotel, 225 3rd Ave., S., Minneapolis, MD, 3:15-4pm (panel discussion), heartlandfallforum.org

Oct 5 MOON PALACE BOOKS,  3032 Minnehaha Ave., Minneapolis, MN 7pm moonpalacebooks.com

Oct 6 IOWA CITY BOOK FESTIVAL, City of Literature, 123 S. Linn St., Iowa City, IA (time TBD) iowacitybookfestival.org

Oct 8-9 SECRET GARDEN BOOKS, 2214 NS Market St., Seattle WA (time TBD) secretgardenbooks.com

Oct 10 HICKLEBEES, 1378 Lincoln Ave., San Jose, CA, 7pm hicklebees.com

Oct 11 RAKESTRAW BOOKS, 550 Hartz Ave., Danville, CA, 7-9pm rakestrawbooks.com

Oct 12 COPPERFIELD'S 850 4th St., San Rafael, CA, 6pm copperfieldsbooks.com

Oct 13 COMIX EXPERIENCE, 305 Divisadero St., San Francisco, CA, 5-7pm comixexperience.com


Nov. 3 MENDON TOWNSHIP LIBRARY, 314 Main St., Mendon, MI, 12:30–2pm, www.mendontownshiplibrary.michlibrary.org

Nov. 10 THE BOOK BEAT, Lincoln Shopping Center, 26010 Greenfield Ave., Oak Park, MI, 6:30pm, www.thebookbeat.com

Nov. 13-15 FRANKLIN & MARSHALL COLLEGE, 415 Harrisburg Ave, Lancaster PA, www.fandm.edu

Nov. 17 TAMPLA BAY TIMES FESTIVAL OF READING. University of South Florida, St. Petersburg, 140 7th Ave. S., St. Petersburg, FL

Nov. 18 MIAMI BOOK FAIR INTERNATIONAL. Florida Center for the Library Arts, Miami Dade College, Kendall Campus, 300 NE Second Ave., www.miamibookfair.com

David Small Receives 2015 Michigan Author Award

The Michigan Library Association (MLA) has selected author and illustrator David Small to receive the 2015 Michigan Author Award. The award will be presented at a luncheon during the MLA 2015 Annual Conference in Novi on Wednesday, October 28, 2015.

The Michigan Library Association (MLA) is Michigan's oldest and largest library association, spanning more than a century. To be eligible for the award, authors must be a current resident of Michigan, a long-time resident of Michigan, recently relocated, or an author whose works are identified with Michigan because of subject and/or setting.  Small was born and raised in Detroit and currently resides in Southwest Michigan with his wife, author Sarah Stewart.

For more information on the MLA and David's award, visit http://www.milibraries.org/about/michigan-author-award/


Interspecies appreciation

Thank you, Albert, for your bold and courageous tribute.

Thank you, Albert, for your bold and courageous tribute.

SPARK: Words and Pictures, at the Met

Hey, all. I haven't been 'on' for quite a while. So why now? Because when NPR's Julie Burstein asked me if I have a Facebook or Twitter account and when I said "No," she laughed, slapped her knee, rolled on the floor, then asked, "Well, how will people know you're going to be here?"

"Here" in this case is at the Met in NYC, for Julie's SPARK! series. I will be interviewed by Julie along with Met curator Melanie Holcomb. The topic: "Words and Pictures."

The time, date and place: 6PM THURS, MAY 21, The Metropolitan Museum of Art. I hope if you're in the city or nearby you'll come along. For more info tickets you can call the Met.

Hope to see you there!

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