events

NEWS & EVENTS

 

UPCOMING EVENTS

November 9-13, 2016
Faulkner Society’s Words and Music Literary Festival
Hotel Monteleone
New Orleans
Panels, talks, drinks, kicking up of heels

 

PAST EVENTS

June 16, 2016, 6:00-8:00pm
Bloomsday 2016
The Irish House
New Orleans
Assorted writers reading from James Joyce’s ULYSSES.

February 24, 2016, 10:30-11:30am
Bluestocking Book Club
The Preserve at Harveston Community Club
Baton Rouge
Reading, talk, and signing for THE NIGHT OF THE COMET

September 7, 2015, 1:00-1:30pm
New Orleans Book Festival
City Park
New Orleans
Reading, talk, and signing for A BOOK OF UNCOMMON PRAYER

October 29 – November 2, 2015
William Faulkner Words and Music Festival
Hotel Monteleone
New Orleans

September 2, 2015, 7:00-8:00pm
Reading Between the Wines
Sponsored by Tubby & Coo’s Mid-City Book Shop
Pearl Wine Co.
3700 Orleans Avenue
New Orleans
Reading, talk, and wine, with author Kent Wascom

July 25-26, 2015
South India Writers’ Ensemble Literary Festival
Chengannur, Kerala, India
Reading and workshop

July 11, 2015, time TBA
The American Center, U.S. Embassy
New Delhi, India
Workshop

July 10, 2015
English Language Teachers’ Association of India
10th International and 46th Annual Conference
Gaziabad, India
Writing workshop

July 9, 2015
English Language Teachers’ Association of India
10th International and 46th Annual Conference
Gaziabad, India
Plenary speech

June 19, 2015, 6:00-8:00pm
A BOOK OF UNCOMMON PRAYER
Press Street Gallery
New Orleans, LA
Book launch, reading, signing, hoopla

May 9, 2015, 1:00-2:00
Independent Bookstore Day
Tubby & Coo’s Mid-City Book Shop
New Orleans, LA
Surprise events and signing

February 24, 2015, 6:00
U.S. Consulate American Corner
Hyderabad, India
Reading and talk

November 29, 2014, 2:00
Indies First/Small Business Saturday at Octavia Books
New Orleans, LA
Signing and hi-jinks

November 29, 2014, 4:00
Indies First/Small Business Saturday at Tubby and Coo’s Mid-City Book Shop
New Orleans, LA
Signing and eggnog
November 20-24, 2014
Faulkner Society’s Words and Music Festival
Hotel Monteleone, New Orleans, LA
Award presentation and panel discussion

November 15, 2014, 11:00am-1:00pm
Fifth Annual New Orleans Book Festival
City Park, New Orleans, LA
Panel and signing, with Zachary Lazar and Laura Lane McNeal

November 13, 2014, 11:00am
Loyola Intensive English Program
Loyola University, New Orleans
Class visit and discussion

November 2, 2014, 1:00-2:00pm
Tubby & Coo’s Mid-City Book Shop Grand Opening Celebration
New Orleans, LA
Book signing

October 12, 2014, 4:00-5:30pm
“Works in Progress: Four Baton Rouge Writers”
Baton Rouge Gallery
Baton Rouge, LA
Reading and signing

September 27, 2014, 10:00-11:30am
“Reading, Writing, and Publishing with George Bishop, Jr.”
American Library, U.S. Consulate
Chennai, India
Reading and talk

August 3-18, 2014
$1.99 E-Book Promotion for THE NIGHT OF THE COMET
Amazon, iTunes, and Kobobooks

July 18-25, 2014, 11:00am and 10:00pm
THE NIGHT OF THE COMET on WRBH 88.3 FM, New Orleans Reading Radio
New Orleans, LA
Radio broadcast

July 19, 2014, 11:00-12:00
Southern Louisiana Chapter of the Romance Writers of America
Jefferson Parish Library
Metairie, LA
Workshop and signing

March 29, 2014, 10:00-1:00
The Jackson Assembly Antiques and Art Show
Jackson, LA
Book signing

March 22, 2014
Jambalaya Writers’ Conference
Terrebonne Parish Library
Houma, LA
Talk and workshop

March 19-23, 2014
Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival
New Orleans
Panel and signing

February 22, 2014
City Lit Books
Chicago, IL
Reading and signing, with Christine Sneed

February 20, 2014
Cardinal Stritch University
Milwaukee, WI
Talk and reading

February 18, 2014
Gustavus Adolphus College
St. Peter, MN
Talk and reading

February 16, 2014
Magers & Quinn Booksellers
Minneapolis, MN
Reading and signing

December 4-December 8, 2013
Faulkner Society Words and Music Festival
New Orleans
Talk and signing

December 5, 2013, 3:30-6:00
Birdsall Jewelry and Fine Gifts
Thibodaux, LA
Book signing and chit chat

November 30, 2013, 1:00-2:00
Small Business Saturday at Octavia Books
New Orleans
Visit and signing

November 22, 2013, 5:00-10:00
Booze and Books
Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival
New Orleans
French Quarter Scavenger Hunt

November 18, 2013, 6:00
Walker Percy Center
Loyola University
New Orleans
Book club visit

November 9, 2013, 1:00-3:00
Walker Percy Center
Loyola University
New Orleans
Writing workshop

November 6, 2013, 6:00pm
Fleur de Lit Reading Series
Pearl Wine Company
New Orleans
Reading and talk

November 5, 2013, 7:00pm
1718 Reading Series
The Columns Hotel
New Orleans
Reading and signing

November 2, 2013, 12:45-1:30
Louisiana Book Festival
Baton Rouge
Talk and signing

October 28, 7:00pm
East Bank Regional Library
Metairie, LA
Reading and discussion

October 19, 3:00-5:00pm
Barnes & Noble
Metairie, LA
Reading and signing

October 3, 2013, 3:00pm
Bogue Banks Public Library
Pine Knoll Shores, NC
Reading and signing

October 1, 2013, 7:30pm
Pomegranate Books, Wilmington, NC
Reading and signing

September, 2013
Featured Book of the Month on National Public Radio’s “The Radio Reader

September 26, 2013, 8:00pm
Bowers Writers House
Elizabethtown College, Elizabethtown, PA
Reading (open to the public)

September 25, 2013, 7:30pm
Dogstar Books, Lancaster, PA
Talk and signing

September 25, 2013, 4:00pm
Bowers Writers House
Elizabethtown College, Elizabethtown, PA
Craft talk (open to the public)

September 23, 2013, 3:00pm
Fall for the Book Festival
George Mason University, Fairfax, VA
Reading and discussion, with novelist Anton DiSclafani

September 20, 2013, 2:00pm
Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance Trade Show
New Orleans
Panel discussion and signing

August 13, 2013, 6:00 pm
Octavia Books, New Orleans
Talk and signing

August 8, 2013, 5:00 pm
Square Books, Oxford, MS
Talk and signing

August 7, 2013, 5:00 pm
Turnrow Books, Greenwood, MS
Signing

August 6, 2013, 4:00 pm
Alabama Booksmith, Birmingham, AL
Signing and etc.

August 5, 2013, 5:30 pm
Garden District Book Shop, New Orleans
Signing and etc.

August 4, 2013, 2:30 pm
Faulkner House, New Orleans, LA
Book launch party at Cabildo Museum
Reading, signing, and merriment

August 3, 2013, 1:00 pm
Barnes and Noble, Citiplace, Baton Rouge, LA
Book launch: Reading and signing

July 30, 2013
THE NIGHT OF THE COMET release date

November 30, 2012
Faulkner Society Words & Music Festival, New Orleans. Panel and signing.

March 24, 2012
Louisiana Library Association Conference, Shreveport, LA. Signing.

February 6, 2012
Jefferson Parish Library, New Orleans. Book Club talk.

January 10, 2012
Jefferson Parish Library, New Orleans. La. Authors Book Launch Celebration.

November 12, 2011
Faulkner Society Words & Music Festival, New Orleans. Panel and signing.

November 5, 2011
Festival of Words, Grand Coteau, LA. Signing.

October 29, 2011
Louisiana Book Festival, Baton Rouge. Panel and signing.

May 4, 2011
New Orleans Jazz Fest Book Tent, New Orleans. Signing.

April 14, 2011
Author’s Row, Baton Rouge Public Library, Baton Rouge. Signing.

March 24, 2011
Tennessee Williams Festival, New Orleans. Panel and signing.

February 13, 2011
WVLA-TV, “NBC 33.” Baton Rouge. Interview.

February 13, 2011
Barnes & Noble, Lafayette. Writing contest and paperback signing.

February 12, 2011
Barnes & Noble, Perkins Rowe, Baton Rouge. Writing contest and paperback signing.

February 5, 2011
Garden District Book Shop, New Orleans. Paperback release and signing.

February 3, 2011
WAFB-TV, “9 News This Morning,” Baton Rouge. Interview.

November 20, 2010
Faulkner Society Words & Music Festival, New Orleans. Panel and signing.

October 30, 2010
Acadiana Book Festival, Lafayette. Panel and signing.

September 1, 2010
1718 Reading Series (Loyola, Tulane, and UNO Universities), The Columns Hotel, New Orleans. Reading and signing.

July 18, 2010
Baton Rouge Gallery, Baton Rouge. Reading and signing.

May 19, 2010
Latter Library, New Orleans. Signing.

May 8, 2010
Page & Palette Bookstore, Fairhope, AL. Signing.

May 3, 2010
Alabama Booksmith, Birmingham, AL. Signing.

April 7, 2010
Maple Street Book Shop, New Orleans. Signing.

March 27, 2010
Tennessee Williams Festival, New Orleans. Panel and signing.

March 21, 2010
Faulkner House Books, New Orleans. Reading and signing.

March 5, 2010
Quail Ridge Books, Raleigh, NC. Reading and signing

March 5, 2010
WCBQ-AM, “Alvin Jones Show,” Raleigh, NC. Interview.

March 4, 2010
Regulator Bookshop, Chapel Hill, NC. Reading and signing.

March 3, 2010
University of North Carolina, Wilmington, NC. Reading and signing.

February 27, 2010
Borders Books, Augusta, GA. Reading and signing.

February 25, 2010
Thacker Mountain Radio Live, Square Books, Oxford, MS. Reading and signing.

February 25, 2010
WREG-TV, “Live at 9,” Memphis, TN. Interview.

February 24, 2010
Turnrow Books, Greenwood, MS. Reading and signing.

February 23, 2010
Lemuria Books, Jackson, MS. Reading and signing.

February 23, 2010
WLBT-TV, “Midday Mississippi,” Jackson, MS. Interview.

February 22, 2010
WRBH-FM, “Writers Forum,” New Orleans. Interview.

February 20, 2010
Barnes and Noble, Citiplace, Baton Rouge. Reading and signing.

February 19, 2010
WRKF-FM, “The Jim Engster Show,” Baton Rouge, LA. Interview.

February 18, 2010
Octavia Books, New Orleans. Launch party and signing.

February 17, 2010
WWNO-FM, “The Sound of Books,” New Orleans, LA. Interview.

October 10, 2009
Southern Festival of Books, Nashville, TN. Pre-launch reading and signing.