Saturday, May 8, 2010

BJC's Literary Events May 2010 & Beyond

May 7 Dennis LeHane reading in Dowagiac (BJC guest)

May 11 --- Comstock Library reading 7:00 (as part of Michigan Notable Books program)

May 15 -- Ann Arbor Book Festival 3:30-4:30 Publishing Session at the end of the Writer's Conference in Hatcher Graduate Library Room 100 with BJC and other Michigan authors, 5:00 Author's Forum in the same room featuring BJC and Lolita Hernandez, author of Autopsy of an Engine and Other Stories from the Cadillac Plant.

May 18 -- Barbeque at Mozina's house in conjunction with June 1 visit

May 25 (Tuesday) - Otsego Library reading 7:00 pm (as part of Michigan Notable Books program.)

May 26 (Wednesday) 9:00 - 9:30 interview with Barbara DeMarco-Barrett for "Writers on Writing," broadcasting on KUCI, 88.9FM, from the University of California, Irvine. The show streams live on the web at and is available via podcast.

May 26 (Wednesday) - Three Rivers Library reading 7:00 (as part of Michigan Notable Books program.)

June 1, 2010 - 12:45 - 2:30 Visit Andy Mozina's class at Kalamazoo College

June 4th, Art Hop, at 103A Park Trades Building: 326 W. Kalamazoo, Meet “Artists who work in Black and White” BJC will be there 5:30-6:30.

June 17-27, 2010 --- Pacific University, Forest Grove, OR, ten-day residency

July 13, Grand Rapids Public Library Book Talk, 7 pm Grand Rapids Public Library
111 Library St NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503, 616-988-5402

August 3,10,17, 24, 31 7:00 pm Poetry Class.

September 12, Kerrytown Book Festival in Ann Arbor, MI at the Ann Arbor Farmer’s Market. BJC's panel, Michigan Lit, will take place in the Kerrytown Concert House at Noon. Moderator Eric Olsen leads a discussion with Bonnie Jo Campbell, Michael Zadoorian, Kristina Riggle & Wendy Webb.

September 27 - Oct 4 Residency, Old Dominion University

October 5 Reading at Literary Festival, 33rd annual, Old Dominion University, Virginia writing conference.

Sanibel Island Writers Conference - November 2010

February 2-5 2011 AWP Washington D.C.

April 11-17 2011-- Spokane Washington "Get Lit" Conference

(Photo of writers at first Fetzer Institute Writers Retreat, front left to right: Susan Ramsey, Dale Kushner, Lauren Artress, Naseem Rakha, Michael Jones, Jennifer Louden, Paulus Berensohn, and back right to left: Jack Ridl, Alison Luterman, Shirley Showalter, Mark Nepo, Kurtis Lamkin, BJC, Conrad Hilberry, Not pictured, Diane Seuss.)