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Wanderers in a World of Wonders

luis

(At the Chihuly Museum in Seattle)

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No sleep 'til Brooklyn

cindy

Caught an early morning flight from Amarillo, aiming to meet up with Cindy and Chayo at Laguardia and we'll make our way to the Brooklyn Book Festival this weekend.

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How ya like me now?

cindy

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How I Spent My Summer Vacation, Part Two

luis

As the first week of workshops wound down, several things happened in Aspen that were quite magical.  Of course, that magnificent bastard Colum McCann arrived.  It doesn't get much better than that

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Queen of America: new cover

luis

I don't think I showed you the new cover for the paperback release of Queen of America.

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How I Spent My Summer Vacation, Part One

luis

 

"On reflection, what has raised me is not the truth but the road."  --Ko Un

 

UPS finally brought my iPod. 

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Love and Discipline

luis

We have been living out of suitcases for four weeks now.  We are wandering the American West, burning and freezing.  Meeting hundreds of people.  But that is not why I am writing to you.

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Big Read in Oak Park communities
Big Read in Oak Park communities Sep 28th 7 p.m. Dominican University Performing Arts Center, River Forest IL

Oak Park, Berwyn, Maywood and River Forest are all going Into the Beautiful North! They have some fantastic events planned. Please check all the details here.

Dominican University Performing Arts Center, River Forest IL
Sep 28th
2016
7 p.m.
Big Read in Irving TX
Big Read in Irving TX Oct 5th 7 p.m. Irving Public Library, TX

Irving is going Into the Beautiful North and has a great list of events. Please see all the details here

Irving Public Library, TX
Oct 5th
2016
7 p.m.
826CHI: Eat Your Words benefit
826CHI: Eat Your Words benefit Oct 6th Chicago

Speaking alongside Dave Eggers at the annual fundraiser for my beloved 826CHI. Details here.

Chicago
Oct 6th
2016
Big Read in Poughkeepsie
Big Read in Poughkeepsie Oct 29th 1 p.m. Poughkeepsie Public Library

I will be visiting schools & community centers in traveling with Poughkeepsie Into the Beautiful North. Lots of great events are scheduled. Please see details here.

Poughkeepsie Public Library
Oct 29th
2016
1 p.m.
Kauai Writers Conference
Kauai Writers Conference Oct 31st to Nov 6th Kauai, Hawaii

Four day master class memoir workshop and a three-day writers conference. In Hawaii. Details here.

Kauai, Hawaii
Oct 31st to Nov 6th
2016