Wednesday, November 25, 2009
December (& Beyond) Readings & Events
Dec. 13 -- Book signing, 2-4 pm Barnes & Noble, 6134 South Westnedge Ave, Portage, MI 49002, (269) 324-1433.
January 7 - 17, 2010 (Thursday - Sunday) --- Pacific University Low Residency MFA residency at Seaside, Oregon
Feb 4 - BJC reading with Andy Mozina at Western Michigan University's Gwen Frostic series reading at Kalamazoo Public Library, 8:00 pm
February 17 -- Portland, Oregon reading at downtown Multnomah County Library on 10th Avenue. (6:30 or 7:00)
February 18 -- Pacific University reading, 7:30 p.m. at Taylor Auditorium in Marsh Hall on Pacific’s Forest Grove campus.
February 26 (Friday) -- Reading in Chicago as part of Story Slam Finals at Double Door. Present will be a "real life Hemingway" according to organizer Bill Hillmann.
March 7-12 Residency at University of St. Thomas, Minneapolis MN. Reading at St. Thomas (date not set).
March 14 - 19, 2010 --- STORY WEEK, Wednesday 3/17 BJC discussion about writing with students, Thursday 3/18 6 pm, BJC reads at Metro, 3730 N. Clark, Chicago, IL.
March 30 (Tuesday), 7:00 pm Reading & Signing, Loutit District Library, 407 Columbus Avenue, Grand Haven MI 49417, 616-842-5560, www.loutitlibrary.org
April 7-10 (2010) AWP Conference BJC reads as part of Southern Review's 75th Anniversary Friday, April 9, 1:30 PM to 2:45 PM. (Other Participants are Jeanne Leiby, David Kirby, Sydney Lea, Steve Almond, Jill McCorkle.)
April 11 (2010) Sunday, BJC will emcee the 2010 Community Literary Awards at the Kalamazoo Public Library.
April 13 (Tuesday) Delta Community College, 1961 Delta Road, University Center, MI 48710 (near Bay City, Michigan). Visit Jeff VandeZande's creative writing class, 6:00 pm.
April 14 (2010) Saginaw Valley State University: Class visit: 10:00 - 11:20 am, lunch with students, reading 2:30 - 4:00.
April 18 - Saturday, Michigan Notable Writers dinner in Lansing.
April 24 - Saturday, Comstock (Michigan) Library reading and discussion, 1:00.
April 25 - Sunday in Detroit, 2-4 pm Downtown Writers Series The Scarab Club located at 217 E. Farnsworth at John R in the heart of the Cultural Center / Wayne State University Campus. The Scarab Club is directly behind the Detroit Institute for the Arts. We have our own free, safe, and close parking area. For Directions(313) 831-1250.
April 28 - McKay library, Augusta, Michigan.
June 17-27, 2010 --- Pacific University, Forest Grove, OR, ten-day residency
October 5-8 Literary Festival, 33rd annual, Old Dominion University, Virginia writing conference. Contact Janet Peery.