Thursday, February 11, 2016

BJC's Author Events Feb - August 2016

January - April 2016 Teaching Spring semester at Western Michigan University
January 28 - Reading at WMU with Daneen Wardrop, 8pm 
February 17-18 (Weds-Thurs) Chatham University, Pittsburgh
March 1 noon Ladies Library Association, Schoolcraft MI
March 2 -3 Dutchess Community College, Poughkeepsie, NY
March 4 - 5 Literary Women Festival, Long Beach, CA http://www.literarywomen .org/festival.php  (replacing Claudia Rankin)
March 24 Politics & Prose, Washington, DC 7pm event. At 6pm I'll be there talking to students from Chelsea Horne's American University literature class (open to public).  
March 25 Friday at noon Library of Congress event to discuss Flannery O'Connor, LOC, Washington DC 
"Novelists Bonnie Jo Campbell and Emily Mitchell will celebrate the birthday of American writer Flannery O’Connor by reading selections from her work and discussing her influence on their own writing. This event is free and open to the public.. Co-sponsored by the Prints and Photographs Division.
Location: Whittall Pavilion, ground floor, Thomas Jefferson Building.Contact: (202) 707-5394
April 2 – Night of Notable Writers, Lansing, Michigan
April 9 – Rally of Writers, Lansing, Michigan
April 21 -  Thursday, 7pm, Richland  Community Library, Meet Michigan Authors Collaborative event.  Event with Elizabeth Kerlikowske (emcee) and Susan Ramsey Richland Community Library, 8951 Park Street, Richland, MI event, "Take a Load Off: Poetry to Lighten and Enlighten Your Day with Elizabeth Kerliokowske as master of ceremonies. Will share the stage with Susan Ramsey the Richland Fire Chief, actor Robin Nott and other (Richland) village people.
Andy Mozina book release event: April 22 at 4 p.m. in the Olmsted Room at Kalamazoo College.
May 2 Michigan Volumes (Lansing) interview with Karen Hopper 4:15. I call her.
May 10 - Tuesday, 6:30 p.m. Okemos branch, Capital Area District Libraries, 4321 Okemos Road, Okemos, MI 48864
May 17 - Tuesday 2pm event, TCH Reynolds Township Library event (Michigan Notable Books Event),,117 W. Williams St., Howard City, MI 49329
May 20 - 5pm Battle Creek Arts event at Battle Creek Books, 51 Michigan Ave W Ste A, Battle Creek, Michigan 49017booth
May 23 - 7pm Desiree Cooper is in town at Milwood United Methodist, 3919 Portage Street 
May 24 - 12:40 - 2 Visit Andy Mozina's class at Kalamazoo College
May 26  7pm Kalamazoo Public Library with Andy Mozina and Jaimy Gordon to celebrate the release of Andy's novel, Contrary Motion.
May 29 (Sunday) Brilliant Books event, 5pm-7pm, 118 E. Front St., Traverse City, MI 49684,
May 30 (Monday, Memorial Day) 11:30-1:30 at Saturn Books, Gaylord, Michigan.
May 31 - Visit to cafe 
June 1 - Wednesday event at Taquamenon Falls Library, 1pm, Newberry, Michigan (Michigan Notable Books event)
June 2-6 Bear River Confeerence, Walloon Lake Michigan
June 11 Saturday, Printer’s Row Literary Festival, Chicago IL
Time:  12:15 PM - 1:00 PM, 
Program:  Long Story Short: Bonnie Jo Campbell and Amina Gautier in conversation with Christine Sneed
Location:  Hotel Blake/Dearborn Room
 June 12 Kalamazoo College Commencement--I'll say a few words and receive an honorary doctorate!
July 12 - Falling Rock Bookstore 1pm visit.
July 13 Peter White Library event in Marquette, Michigan (Michigan Notable Books Event)
July 14 McLean & Eakins Books, Petoskey, Michigan
July 15, 2016 Benzie County Library event (Blue Flower Arts event)
July 23 - Jack Lessenberry will be at Bookbug in Kalamazoo!
July 31 – August 15 Freiberg, Germany, Black Forest Writing Seminar
August 21 - BJC & CJM 29th anniversary
September 14 - BJC birthday
October 1 - (Saturday) Noon event at Kazoo Books, Kalamazoo event with Andy Mozina
October 4 - Left Bank Books, St. Louis
October 5 - American Booksellers Association, Heartland Forum, Minneapolis (I'll receive the GLIBA award!)
October 8 - Horizon Books Traverse City, dramatic reading of stories by local actors.
October 10 - Michigan News Agency
October 12 - Ann Arbor reading, 7pm Literati with Andy Mozina & Jaimy Gordon
October 15 - Brattleboro Book Festival
October 16 - Water Street Books, Exeter, NH
October 17 - Porter Street Books in Cambridge, Massachusetts
October 18 - Maine Writers Event (maybe with Carolyn Chute), in Portland, Maine
October 21 - Book Cellar Chicago, 7pm!
October 28 - Santa 
November 1 at 6:30 or 7 Forever Books, St. Joseph Michigan
Nov 6 (Sunday) Bookbug, Kalamazoo, Tea Time event!
Nov 7 Battle Creek Books, Battle Creek, Michigan at 7 pm

November 10 - Minneapolis

January 3, 2017 - Jackson Women's Club, Tuesday noon talk, Jackson Michigan (Blue Flower Arts event)
January – April 2017 DePauw University, Greencastle, Indiana  

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