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The following is a bunch of places Steve is going to read "out loud":

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2017 DATES:
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June 21, 2017 – Pacific University
7:30 pm
McCready Hall/ Taylor-Meade
Forest Grove, OR
MFA faculty reading, w/ Judy Blunt & Cate Kennedy

January 08, 2017 – Seaside, OR
7:30 pm

Lewis and Clark Room
Best Western Inn
Pacific University low-residence MFA faculty reading, w/ Craig Lesley & Joseph Millar

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2016 DATES:
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June 23, 2016 – Pacific University
5:30-7 pm
Pacific Library
Forest Grove, OR
(503-352-1401)
BOOK LAUNCH: party for When the Rewards Can Be So Great –craft essays by MFA faculty, edited by Kwame Dawes, published by Pacific University Press.
SIGNING only.

February 20, 2016 – Hamtramck, MI
7pm
Good Tyme Writers Buffet
Public Pool Artspace
3309 Caniff Ave.
313-587-9572
apublicpool.com
reading/potluck/drinks/music
theme: “snapshot”
w/ Diane DeCillis, Steve Hughes, Katie Grace McGowan, Bridget Michael & Richard Katrovas

June 23, 2016 – Pacific University
7:30 pm

McCready Hall/ Taylor-Meade
Forest Grove, OR
MFA faculty reading, w/ Eduardo Corral & Scott Korb

January 11, 2016 – Seaside, OR
7:30 pm

Lewis and Clark Room
Best Western Inn
Pacific University low-residence MFA
faculty reading, w/ David Long & Mike Magnuson

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2015 DATES:
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October 24, 2015 – Ann Arbor, MI
6-9 pm

Night of Notables
AADL downtown Library
343 South Fifth Ave.
Ann Arbor, MI 48104
W/ several other winners of the Michigan Notable Book award from various years
SIGNING only.

June 25, 2015 – Pacific University
7:30 pm
McCready Hall/ Taylor-Meade
Forest Grove, OR
MFA faculty reading, w/ Sandra Alcosser & Mike Magnuson

January 12, 2015 – Seaside, OR
7:30 pm

Lewis and Clark Room
Best Western Inn
Pacific University low-residence MFA
faculty reading, w/ Eduardo Corral & Mike Magnuson
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2014 DATES:
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October 27, 2014 – Novi, MI
Authors Live Luncheon
12-2:30

Fox Run Belmont Clubhouse
41200 Fox Run Rd.
(248) 869-7204
w/ Bob Duff, Dr. John Finley & Sandra Novacek.
Sponsored by the Novi Public Library
$18

June 24, 2014 – Forest Grove, OR
Pacific University
1:30 pm

TBA – invitation only
MFA faculty reading, w/ Colin Channer

May 2, 2014 – Mackinac Island, MI
Grand Hotel
11:15 am

Pontiac Room
Library of Michigan’s Loleta Fyan Small and Rural Libraries Conference

January 15, 2014 – Seaside, OR
7:30 pm

Lewis and Clark Room
Best Western Inn
Pacific University low-residence MFA
faculty reading, w/ Judy Blunt & Laura Hendrie
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2013 DATES:
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August 15, 2013 – Between the Covers
2 pm
152 E. Main
Harbor Springs, MI
(231) 526-6658
U.P. Book Tour, w/ Bonnie Jo Campbell

June 28, 2013 - Pacific University
1:30 pm
McCready Hall
Forest Grove, OR
MFA faculty reading, w/ Laura Hendrie

June 8, 2013 – Frenchie's
5 pm
54 E. Cross St.
Ypsilanti, MI
(734) 483-5230
Reading and pre-show dinner to benefit BINC, supporting employees of independent bookstores.
bincfoundation.org
$100 VIP package (includes priority seating at following Sips & Songs event at Woodruff’s.
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2012 DATES:
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December 1, 2012 – The Book Cellar
6 pm
4476-38 North Lincoln Avenue
Chicago, IL
(773) 293-2665
bookcellarinc.com
Representing Northwestern University MFA in Creative Writing faculty, Steve reads w/ recent graduates Megan Marie Sullivan, Sarah Hollenbeck and Matt Hlinak.

June 22, 2012 – Ann Arbor Book Festival
8 pm
Blue Tractor Restaurant
207 E. Washington St.
w/ poets Aaron McCollough and francine j. harris
FREE

June 23, 2012 – Ann Arbor Book Festival
8:30 am
Breakfast with the Writers.
Hatcher Graduate Library
aabookfestival.org
$25
*not a reading.

June 23, 2012 – Ann Arbor Book Festival
10 am – 3 pm
Ann Arbor Book Festival Writers Conference
Mason-Haven Halls
Workshop: "A Return to Intimacy: Taking Back 3rd Person"
aabookfestival.org
$25
*not a reading.

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2011 DATES:
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February 4, 2011 – AWP Conference
10:30 AM
Omni
Shoreham Hotel
2500 Calvert St. NW
Washington, DC
PANEL: GMU alumni
w/Jessica Anthony, Liam Callanan, Ramola D, Dallas Hudgens, Nicole Louise Reid
* AWP Conference attendees only

February 5, 2011 – Politics & Prose Books
5 pm
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
Washington, DC
(202) 364-1919
politics-prose.com
w/ George Mason University alumni fiction writers Jessica Anthony, Liam Callanan, Ramola D, Dallas Hudgens, Nicole Louise Reid, Andrew Wingfield. Alan Cheuse hosts.

June 4, 2011 – St. Lawrence University
Brewer Bookstore
Park Street
Canton, NY 13617
2:00 PM
(800) 379-5460

September 21, 2011 – Grosse Pointe Library
7:30 pm
15175 East Jefferson
Grosse Pointe, MI
w/ Ghost Writers: Us Haunting Them contributors Keith Taylor, Kelly Fordon, Lolita Hernandez

September 28, 2011 – UM Residential College
7:30 pm
Benzinger Library
East Quad
Ann Arbor, MI
w/ Ghost Writers: Us Haunting Them contributors Keith Taylor, Laura Kasischke, Elizabeth Schmuhl, Laura Thomas

October 28, 2011 – Brilliant Books
7 pm
118 E. Front St.
Traverse City, MI
w/ Ghost Writers: Us Haunting Them contributors Keith Taylor, Anne-Marie Oomen, Laura Thomas

October 29, 2011 – Horizon Books
5:30 pm
243 East Front St.
Traverse City, MI
w/ Ghost Writers: Us Haunting Them contributors Keith Taylor, Laura Kasischke, Anne-Marie Oomen, Laura Thomas

November 4, 2011 – University of Michigan
10–4 pm (Steve reads at 3pm)
Kelsey Museum
434 S. State St.
Ann Arbor, MI
Conference on The Great Lakes: Love Song and Lament, sponsored by the Michigan Quarterly Review
w/ Keith Taylor, Jerry Dennis

December 7, 2011 – UM Hatcher Library
5:30 pm
Central Campus
Ann Arbor, MI
w/ Ghost Writers: Us Haunting Them contributors Keith Taylor, Laura Kasischke, Eileen Pollack, Lolita Hernandez, Kelly Fordson, Laura Thomas

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2010 DATES:
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March 13, 2010 – Washington Street Education Center
10–12 am
Chelsea Writers Workshop
500 Washington St.
Chelsea, MI
$10

April 17, 2010 – Library of Michigan
5 pm
2010 Michigan "Night for Notables"
702 W. Kalamazoo St.
Lansing, MI
SIGNING & reception for 2010 Michigan Notable Book Award.
keynotes: Michigan's 2009 National Book Award Finalists David Small & Bonnie Jo Campbell.
$25

May 13–16, 2010 – 1st Annual North of 45 Writers' Retreat
Chamberlin's Ole Forest Inn & Erickson Center for the Arts
Curtis, MI
(906) 586–6000
workshops & reading

May 18, 2010 – Allendale Township Library
6:30 pm
6175 Library Lane
Allendale, MI 49401
(616) 895–4178
allendalelibrary.org
*part of 2010 Michigan Notable Books Tour

May 19, 2010 – Spring Lake District Library
7 pm
123 E. Exchange St.
Spring Lake, MI 49456
(616) 846–5770
sllib.org
*part of 2010 Michigan Notable Books Tour

May 20, 2010 – Central Lake District Library
7 pm
7900 Maple St.
Central Lake, MI 49622
(231) 544-2547
centrallakelibrary.com
*part of 2010 Michigan Notable Books Tour

June 12–13, 2010 – Printers Row Lit Fest
1 pm
Hotel Blake, Burnham Road
500 S. Dearborn St.
Chicago, IL
www.chicagotribune.com
w/ Donald Lystra, Travis Nichols, Glenn Taylor & Donna Seaman

June 23, 2010 – Tuscan Market & Wine Shop - Tuscan Market Bookclub
7 pm
141 West Wing St.
Arlington Heights, IL
(847) 494-3707
*Ticketed event: Q&A

September 12, 2010 – Kerrytown BookFest
3 pm
Kerrytown Concert House
Ann Arbor Farmer's Market
Ann Arbor, MI
Panel: historical fiction

October 2, 2010 – Adrian Public Library
11 am
143 E. Maumee St.
Adrian, MI
(517) 265-2265
*part of the 2010 Michigan Notable Books Tour

October 4, 2010 – Orion Township Public Library
7 pm
825 Joslyn Rd.
Lake Orion, MI
(248) 693-3000

October 7, 2010 – Capital Area District Library Ð Okemos
6:30 pm
4321 Okemos Rd.
Okemos, MI
(517) 347-2021
*part of the 2010 Michigan Notable Books Tour

October 21, 2010 – North Central College
4 pm
31 S. Ellsworth St.
Naperville, IL

October 27, 2010 – Rochester Hills Public Library
7 pm
500 Olde Towne Rd.
Rochester, MI
(248) 656-2900

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OTHER EVENTS:
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Steve has adapted his previously–published short story Headless and Blue for the stage, to be part of a production, along with three other playwrights, entitled The Sleepy Hollow Plays, directed by Matt Miller.

October 21–24, 2010
7:30 pm
Meiley-Swallow Hall
North Central College,
31 S. Ellsworth St.,
Naperville, IL
Adult – $10,
Student/Senior – $8

Box Office: (630) 637–SHOW or email: boxoffice@noctrl.edu

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2009 DATES:
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March 10, 2009 – Nicola’s
7 pm

2513 Jackson Rd.
Ann Arbor, MI 48103
(734) 662–4110
BOOK LAUNCH: Nothing But a Smile

March 18, 2009 – The Book Stall
7 pm
811 Elm St.
Winnetka IL 60093
(847) 446–8880
www.thebookstall.com

April 16, 2009 – Read Between the Lynes
7 pm

129 Van Buren St.
Woodstock, IL 60098
(815) 206–5967
www.readbetweenthelynes.com

April 23, 2009 – Borders #0421
7 pm

3140 Lohr Rd.
Ann Arbor, MI 48108
(734) 997–8884
www.bordersstores.com

May 21, 2009 – Ann Arbor Book Festival
3 pm

Kalamazoo Room in the Michigan League
Ann Arbor, MI 48104
Panel discussion: Place as Theme
w/ Colson Whitehead, Valerie Laken, Keith Taylor

June 6–7, 2009 – Printers Row Lit Fest
1 pm
Hotel Blake, Burnham Room
Chicago, IL
www.chicagotribune.com
w/ Jonathan Miles, Valerie Laken

June 23, 2009 – McNally Jackson
7 pm

52 Prince St.
New York, NY 10012
(212) 274-1160
www.mcnallyjackson.com
HOST: editor Deb Garrison

July 11, 2009 – 826 Michigan*
1–4 pm

115 E. Liberty St.
Ann Arbor, MI 48104
(734) 761–3463
www.826michigan.org
(*adult fiction workshop to benefit 826 Michigan: entry fee TBA)

October 22, 2009 – Fremont Area District Library
7 pm
104 E. Main Street
Fremont, MI
(230) 924–3480
fadl@fremontlibrary.net

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2008 DATES:
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June 16-19, 2008 – Interlochen Writers' Intensive
Interlochen College of Creative Arts
4000 M-137
Interlochen, MI 49643
interlochen.org
(231) 276-7200
w/ Anne-Marie Oomen and Fleda Brown
workshops & reading

 

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2007 DATES:
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February 21, 2007 – Alma College
Alma College Library
614 W. Superior
Alma, MI

May 19, 2007 – Ann Arbor Book Festival
Outside Stage – near Burton Tower
Ann Arbor, MI
Panel w/ Eileen Pollack, Jeff Parker & Julie Orringer. Moderator: Jeff Kass

September 15, 2007 – Schuler Books & Music - Eastwood
25th Anniversary Party
2820 Towne Center Blvd.
Lansing, MI 48912
(517) 316-7495

September 27–30, 2007 – 9th Annual Walloon Writers’ Retreat
at Michigania on Walloon Lake, MI
springfed.org
(248) 589–3913
workshops & reading

November 7, 2007 – MLA 2007 Conference
Lansing Center and Radisson Hotel
111 Grand Avenue North
Lansing, MI
Governor’s Room
reading & panel: "Promoting Michigan Books"

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2006 DATES:
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February 3, 2006 - Concordia University
Riverside Rooms
4090 Geddes Rd
Ann Arbor, MI  
(734) 995-7300

February 3, 2006 - Michigan State University
Michigan Writers Series
Main Library North Conference Room
100 Library
East Lansing, MI

March 12, 2006 - Ann Arbor Public Library
Downtown Library –– Multi-Purpose Room
343 South Fifth Ave.
Ann Arbor, MI 48104
Discussing the novel as part of "Sunday Edition" series.
Books/CDs will be available for sale by Nicola’s books.

March 25, 2006 - Cranesbill Books
108 East Middle St.
Chelsea, MI 48118
(734) 433-2665

May 3, 2006 - Elk Rapids District Library
300 Isle of Pines
Elk Rapids, MI 49629
(231) 264-9979

May 6, 2006 – Library of Michigan
2006 Michigan Notable Books Author Day
w/ Dean Bakopoulos
2nd floor
702 W. Kalamazoo St.
Lansing, MI

May 12, 2006 - Ann Arbor Book Festival
Reception to open 3rd Annual AABF
& honor 2006 Michigan Notable Books
Ann Arbor District Library
Multi-Purpose Room
343 S. Main
Ann Arbor, MI
FREE.
SIGNING only.
www.aabookfestival.org

May 13, 2006 - Ann Arbor Book Festival
Library of Michigan Booth
Ann Arbor, MI
SIGNING only.
*part of 2006 Michigan Notable Books Tour
www.aabookfestival.org

May 16, 2006 - Museum of Contemporary Art
The Literary Gangs of Chicago closing party
w/ Bryan Charles
220 E. Chicago
Chicago, IL
FREE. (beer: $3)
http://weep.us/Gangs.htm
*Reading & a song or two(?)
Books & CDs on sale.

May 18, 2006 - Monroe County Library
3700 South Custer Rd
Monroe, MI
*part of 2006 Michigan Notable Books Tour

May 23, 2006 - Grand Rapids Public Library
111 Library Street N.E.
Grand Rapids, MI
*part of 2006 Michigan Notable Books Tour
 
May 24, 2006 - Maud Preston Memorial Library
500 Market Street
St. Joseph, MI
*part of 2006 Michigan Notable Books Tour

May 25, 2006 - Stair Public Library
228 W. Main St.
Morenci, MI
*part of 2006 Michigan Notable Books Tour

June 3, 2006 - St. Lawrence University
Brewer Bookstore
Park St.
Canton, NY 13617
2:00 PM
SIGNING only.
(800) 379-5460

September 7, 2006 - MerrittBooks III
66 Main St.
Cold Springs, NY  10516
(845) 265-9560

September 12, 2006 - Borders

395 Broadway
Saratoga Springs, NY  12866
(518) 583-1200

September 13, 2006 - Water Street Books / Mezze Cafe
16 Water St.
Williamstown, MA
(413) 458-0123

September 19, 2006 - Allen Park Public Library
8100 Allen Park Rd.
Allen Park, MI  48101
(313) 381-2425

September 20, 2006 - Borders Downtown ("store 1")
612 E. Liberty
Ann Arbor, MI  48104
(734) 668-7652  

September 29, 2006 - Riverbank Books & Music
Writing Michigan Two kick-off
w/ Liesel Litzenburger
86 Monroe Center NW/40 Fountain St. NW
Grand Rapids, MI  49503
FREE

September 30, 2006 - Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts
Writing Michigan Two Conference
41 Sheldon Blvd. SE
Grand Rapids, MI
uica.org
Delivering keynote address, "Rediscovering My Michigan"
Workshop/lecture, "Creating Your Own Village"
Panel discussion w/ Alison Swan, Keith Hood & Adam Schuitema

October 19, 2006 - Madisonville Community College
Loman C. Trover Library
2000 College Dr.
Madisonville, KY 42431
(270) 824-1673

November 12, 2006 - Writers on the River 
Ellis Reference & Information Center
3700 Custer Rd.
Monroe, MI
*Signing only.
 Free.

November 14 , 2006 - Second Tues series
*reading from Unsquared fundraising anthology w/ fellow contributors Patrick O'Keeffe & Lauren Whitehead.
Neutral Zone: Ann Arbor's Teen Center
310 E. Washington
Ann Arbor, MI 
www.neutral-zone.org/
Free.
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2005 DATES:
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May 5, 2005 – Shaman Drum Bookshop
311–315 South State Street
Ann Arbor, MI 48104
(734) 662-7407
(BOOK LAUNCH – 1st public reading)

May 14, 2005 - Barnes & Noble
3311 Tittabawassee Road
Saginaw, MI 48604
(989) 790-9214

May 21, 2005 - Ann Arbor Book Festival
311-315 South State Street
Ann Arbor, MI 48104
(734) 662-7407
4-5 Outside Stage: panel with Porter Shreve

May 24, 2005 - Schuler Books & Music - Eastwood
2820 Towne Center Blvd.
Lansing, MI 48912
(517) 316-7495

June 8, 2005 - McNally Robinson
52 Prince Street
New York, NY 10012
(212) 274-1160

June 9, 2005 - Borders Books
34300 Woodward
Birmingham, MI 48009
(248) 203-0005

June 12, 2005 - Printer's Row Bookfair
Nelson Algren stage at Harrison & Dearborn
PANEL DISCUSSION: "A Sense of Place: The Midwest in Stories" also w/ Porter Shreve, C.J. Hribal & Lee Martin
12 noon
Chicago, IL 60616
(312) 222-4778 (312) 222-3986

June 13, 2005 - Barnes & Noble
3225 W. 69th
Minneapolis, MN 55435
(952) 920-0633

June 14, 2005 - H.W. Schwartz Bookshop
with Steve Almond
4093 N. Oakland Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53211
(414) 963-3111

June 15, 2005 - Anderson's Bookshop
123 W. Jefferson Avenue
Naperville, IL 60540
(630) 355-2665

June 16, 2005 - Borders Books
3750 University Avenue
Madison, WI 53705
(608) 232-2600

June 21, 2005 - Nicola’s
2513 Jackson Rd.
Ann Arbor, MI 48103
(734) 662-4110

June 23, 2005 - Bridge Street Book Shop
407 Bridge Street
Charlevoix, MI 49720
(231) 547-7323

June 24, 2005 - Saturn Books
133 W. Main St
Gaylord, MI
(989) 732-8899

June 25, 2005 - Horizon Books
243 E. Front Street
Traverse City, MI 49684
(231) 946-7290

July 1, 2005 - Book Nook and Java Shop

8726 Ferry Street
Montague, MI 49437
(231) 894-5333

July 13, 2005 - McLean & Eakin Booksellers

"Booked for Lunch 307 E. Lake Street
Petoskey, MI 49770
(231) 347-1180

July 19, 2005 – Kalamazoo Brewing Company / Eccentric Cafe

355 E. Kalamazoo Avenue
Kalamazoo, MI 49007
(269) 382-2338
(maker of Bell’s Beer, which appears in the novel)

July 23, 2005 – Borders Books & Music

6000 Northwest Highway
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
(815) 455-0302

August 4, 2005 –– Horizon Books – Petoskey

319 E. Mitchell St.
Petoskey, MI 49770
(231) 347-2590
petoskey@horizonbooks.com

August 28, 2005 – The Hideout

Serendipity Theatre Co.presents: The Sampler.
(winetasting/fundraiser/ reading
w/ various musicians & writers)
1354 W. Wabansia
Chicago, IL
www.serendipitytheatre.org

September 13–14 , 2005 – Second Tues reading series

Neutral Zone: Ann Arbor's Teen Center*
637 S. Main
Ann Arbor, MI 48104
(734) 214-9995
www.neutral-zone.org/

September 16, 2005 – Fall for the Book

George Mason University
Fairfax, VA

September 24, 2005 – Grand Haven Area Book Festival
Main Stage (rain: Community Center Auditorium)
Grand Haven Central Park
Grand Haven, MI 49417
(616) 842–5560

October 8, 2005 – South Lyon District Library
9800 Pontiac Trail.
South Lyon, MI 48178
(248) 437–431
www.salemsouthlyonlibrary.info/