Book club members have been some of my most enthusiastic and careful readers. I’m thrilled to share my work with you, answer your questions and tell you some of the stories behind the stories. This is our spot, just for us. Here, we can chat:  If I’m nearby, I’ll come and visit your club. Otherwise, we can Skype, talk over the phone or email. Sometimes, I’ll send surprises or hold contests.

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upcoming events

Book Lovers Lunch
Book Lovers Lunch May 9th 11 a.m. Exmoor Country Club, Highland Park IL

A benefit for Bernie's Book Bank in Chicago. Please support this amazing group that puts books into children's hands. Details here.

Exmoor Country Club, Highland Park IL
May 9th
11 a.m.
Fishtrap Writing Conference
Fishtrap Writing Conference Jul 7th to Jul 13th Wallowa Lake, OR

This year, the conference celebrates William Stafford and I'm honored to be on a faculty that includes Naomi Shihab Nye, Kim Stafford, John Daniels and Gary Ferguson. Details here.

Wallowa Lake, OR
Jul 7th to Jul 13th
Sitka Symposium
Sitka Symposium Jul 20th to Jul 26th Sitka, AK

Sponsored by the Island Institute, deeply honored to be part of this prestigious symposium. Radical Imagining: Changing the Story with Stories of Change with Alan Weisman, Winona LaDuke, Molly Sturges and others. Details here.

Sitka, AK
Jul 20th to Jul 26th
Bread Loaf Writers Conference
Bread Loaf Writers Conference Aug 13th to Aug 23rd Middlebury, VT

Teaching workshop, speaking. Details here.

Middlebury, VT
Aug 13th to Aug 23rd
Cornell University
Cornell University Sep 25th Ithaca, NY

Lecture, classroom visits. Details to come.

Ithaca, NY
Sep 25th