I’m back in Tallahassee after an incredible two months of book tour, conferences, vacation, meeting friends, and generally living a dream life. To recap: June – NYC, Washington, Boston, Tampa, Tallahassee, Atlanta July – Chester, Susanville, Portland, Spokane, Seattle, Eugene, Sebastopol, San Francisco, Sacramento, Sewanee Writers Conference in Tennessee August – Sierra Nevada College MFA program at Lake Tahoe, Mendocino Writers Conference in California Some photographic evidence:
What an incredible west coast trip! During the first half of July we snuck in a family reunion and a seven city book tour (Chester, Susanville, Portland, Spokane, Seattle, Sebastopol, and San Francisco) that included catching up with old friends and meeting tons of new friends. I read in some of my dream bookstores and spoke with smart and caring readers about everything under the sun. Everything went so well, but by the end, I admit, … Continued
I’m reading tonight at 7 PM at Auntie’s Bookstore in Spokane, Washington. Come say hello! This Friday night (the 10th) I’ll be at Third Place Books in Seattle (Lake Forrest Park location) at 6:30 PM.
I’m really looking forward to the next couple of weeks. I’m off to Atlanta tomorrow for an interview with Georgia Public Radio and then a reading at A Cappella Books. Next comes a family reunion in my hometown of Chester, California, followed by a west coast book tour (see Events for specifics). I can’t wait to spend some time out west. It’s been too long!
I’m thrilled with the critical reception of I’d Walk with My Friends If I Could Find Them. Several outstanding reviews have been published across a wide range of publications. Here is a sampling: Tampa Bay Times The Literary Review Military Times Consequence Magazine Military Spouses Book Review