Des Moines Book Festival, IA, 28 March 2020
I'm sorry to say that the festival--as with most gatherings in March--has been cancelled.
HERA, Chicago, Il, March 2020
HERA's always a swell time. I had a fine time reading my essay that considers how creative and cultural industries matter to the US and global economies. Some other presentations offered parallel views--really fun stuff.
Tension in Short Fiction, Oskaloosa, IA
I hope Mrs. DeWitt will forgive me for talking about her cell phone. Her class was well-prepared and wonderful: I liked best our talk about how the story's tension extended into questions of form and genre. Keep reading!
Dante's Commedia, Oskaloosa, IA
Authors & Artists, Oskaloosa, IA
Poetry Infusion, WPU, Oskaloosa, IA
Newton High School Presentation, Newton, IA
Heartland Book Festival, Elizabethtown, KY
Book Vault, Oskaloosa's Art on the Square, Oskaloosa, IA