A list of author appearances, book signings, etc.
More events are being discussed and planned. Check back often for updates.
Note: All times are local… Milwaukee is Central time and Indiana is Eastern time, for those not initiated in such things.
March 28-29: Indiana Authors Book Signing March 28-29 at the Jennings County Public Library in North Vernon. I’ll be there from 3-6 p.m. Friday, March 28 and from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, March 29. The event itself runs from 9 a.m to 6 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.
May 3: Signed copies of my book will be available at the first Tomah Rotary Beer and Sausage Fest at Tomah (Wis.) Recreation Park, 2-6 p.m. I won’t be able to make it in person.
June 16: Central Indiana Writers Association monthly meeting, 7 p.m., Greenwood, Indiana.
Fall 2014 (Date to be announced later): I’ve been preliminarily invited to speak at the Edgerton (Wis.) Sterling North Book and Film Festival. The 2013 version was held on Sept. 28
July 11, 4 to 6 p.m.: Book signing, Edinburgh Wright-Hageman Public Library, 119 W. Main Cross St., Edinburgh, IN, (812) 526-5487. (Had a great time!)
July 31, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., Radio interview airs on the Lake Effect program on WUWM 897. FM (Milwaukee). The interview will be done in-studio the day before. If you’re not in WUWM’s range, you can hear it online here.
Aug. 1 (5 p.m., reception; 6 p.m., program): Book signing/extravaganza. Wine, cheese, jazz music, a talk by me on the making of the Buddy book, Milwaukee Artists Resource Network, 5407 W. Vliet St., Milwaukee, WI (414) 732-2121.
Aug. 4: Private book signing, Hoffman/Hoffmann family reunion, Clintonville, Wis.
Aug. 11, 9-11 a.m.: Book signing, Starbucks, 1585 N. National Road, Columbus, Ind., (812) 314-0934
Aug. 16, 7 p.m.: Book signing/program, Bartholomew County Public Library, 536 Fifth St., Columbus, IN, (812) 379-1255
Sept. 23: Fox-6 TV in Milwaukee, 8:45 a.m. LIVE, in-studio interview with Brad Hicks on the Weekend Wake Up Show.
Sept. 25, 7 p.m.: Book signing/program, Wauwatosa Public Library, 7635 W. North Ave., Wauwatosa, WI, (414) 471-8487. We’ll be in the Firefly Room.
Oct. 6, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., I will be a featured speaker at The 2012 Writers Conference at the Crump Theatre, 425 Third St., Columbus, Ind., (812) 376-8429. Sponsored by Pen It! Magazine. I’ll be speaking on journalism and a little on my book from 2:15-2:45 p.m., then chatting with conference attendees for about 30 minutes afterward. My book will be available for purchase.
Oct. 13, 10 a.m. to noon, Program/book signing at the Rosebud Cinema Drafthouse, 6823 W. North Ave., Wauwatosa, WI 53213, (414) 763.7975
Oct. 13, 1-2 p.m., Book signing at Costco Warehouse, 950 Port Washington Road, Grafton, WI 53024-9201, (262) 204-1050
Oct. 13, 3-4 p.m., Book signing at Costco Warehouse, 443 Pewaukee Road, Pewaukee, WI 53072, (262) 956-6700
Jan. 8, 7 p.m., Wauwatosa Historical Society event: program and book signing, First Congregational Church, 1511 Church St., Wauwatosa.
Jan. 23, 7 p.m., Private book club event in Franklin, Indiana.
Jan. 23, 8 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., Book signing at 66 Water Street Arts Cafe, 66 S. Water St., Franklin, IN.
March 19, noon to 1:15 p.m., University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee Osher Lifelong Learning Institute program, including PowerPoint presentation. At the UWM School of Continuing Education, 161 W. Wisconsin Ave. (The Plankinton Building), Milwaukee, Wis., Suite 7000.
March 21, 1 p.m., Program at Wauwatosa Hart Park Senior Center, 7300 W. Chestnut St., Wauwatosa, WI.
June 22, 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., at the Bartholomew County Writers Group table at The Columbus City Farmers Market. Columbus, Ind.
July 20, 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., at the Bartholomew County Writers Group table at The Columbus City Farmers Market. Columbus, Ind.
August 17, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., at the Bartholomew County Writers Group table at The Columbus City Farmers Market, Columbus, Indiana.
August 19, 7 p.m., multimedia presentation/book signing at Yes Cinema, 328 Jackson St., Columbus, IN 47201. (812) 378-0377. More details to be announced. Also a benefit for the Lincoln-Central Neighborhood Family Care Center, a nonprofit agency helping out folks in central Columbus. $1 admission goes to the center. Concessions proceeds go to the center. $1 from the sale of each book goes to the center. Experts will speak on societal subjects that are introduced in the book.
Saturday, November 9, 1-4 p.m.: Greenwood (Ind.) Public Library is hosting a local author fair in conjunction with its Friends of the Greenwood Public Library book sale. More than 20 local authors will be on hand. I’ll be selling my book at the fair and interacting with the Greenwood community. 310 S. Meridian St., Greenwood, IN 46142. (317) 881-1953.