Readings

February 23, 2017 … @ The Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture Since 1900, University of Louisville

Reading an excerpt from the long story “The Curvatures of Hurt,” part of Crowsong for the Stricken and previously published at Fiction on the Web

December 26, 2016 … 6:30 p.m. @ DEMO Project, Springfield, Illinois

A group reading hosted by Adam Nicholson, Sala Creative. Reading from Crowsong for the Stricken.

November 17, 2016 … 5:30 p.m. @ Hoogland Center for the Arts, SAA Collective Gallery, Springfield, Illinois

An excerpt from Mrs Saville will be read by Courtney Wick. Mrs Saville is a novel in progress being serially published at the Strands Lit Sphere.

March 17, 2016 … 7 p.m. @ Taylorville (Illinois) Public Library

I will be joined by my wife Melissa Morrissey, author of the children’s books “Shawna’s Sparkle” and the “Einstein the Science Dog” series. We’ll read from our work and talk about our small press, Twelve Winters.

October 14, 2015 … 7 p.m. @ The Mansion, Williamsville, Illinois

Reading “Crowsong for the Stricken” and other creepy tales, along with Melissa Morrissey

May 2, 2015 … 7 p.m. @ Wildflour Artisan Bakery & Cafe, 256 W. Main Street, Decatur, Illinois

Group reading, including Jim Tolan, Lisa Higgs, Meagan Cass and Randy Brooks — further details TBA

April 30, 2015 … 8 p.m. @ Final Thursday Reading Series — Hearst Center for the Arts, Cedar Falls, Iowa

April 18, 2015 … 7 p.m. @ Tamale Hut Cafe Reading SeriesTamale Hut Cafe, 8300 W. Cermak Rd., North Riverside, Illinois 60546 — open mic to follow.  See THC blog post.

Reading from An Untimely Frost

February 27, 2015 … 3:15 @ The Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture Since 1900 — University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky

Reading the short story “Planes”

February 23, 2015 … 5-7 p.m. @ Winter Fest Reading, Illinois State University, Publications Unit — in Williams Hall

November 15, 2014 … 2-4 p.m. @ Galesburg Public Library Local Author Book Fair — 40 E. Simmons Street, Galesburg, Illinois

September 21, 2014 … 2-4 p.m. @ Staunton Art & Music Fair, Staunton, Illinois — Duda Garden, 205 North Union Street

Participating in author spotlight — details TBA

September 18, 2014 … 5-7 p.m. @ The Prairie Art Alliance Gallery in the Hoogland — 420 South Sixth Street, Springfield, Illinois

Reading from Weeping with an Ancient God as part of ArtLiterations: Art, Authors & Aesthetically Pleasing Sounds

April 16, 2014 … noon @ the First Floor Rotunda of Morris Library on the campus of Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Reading from An Untimely Frost (See flyer)

March 15, 2014 … 6 p.m. @ the Vachel Lindsay Home State Historic Site, Springfield, Illinois

Reading “Season of Reaping” as one of six readers for Dark Tales of Intrigue on the Ides of March — reservations required (see link)

March 15, 2014 … 10 a.m. @ Riverton Public Library, Riverton, Illinois — 1200 E. Riverton Road

Reading from Men of Winter (See flyer)

March 13, 2014 … 7 p.m. @ Larry Kanfer Photography Gallery, Champaign, Illinois — 2503 S. Neil Street

Reading from An Untimely Frost (See flyer)

February 13, 2014 … 6 p.m. @ the Prairie Art Alliance at the Hoogland, Springfield, Illinois

Reading from An Untimely Frost (See flyer)

February 8, 2014 … 2 p.m. @ the Vachel Lindsay Home State Historic Site, Springfield, Illinois

Reading from An Untimely Frost (See flyer)

December 10, 2013 … 6:30 @ Sherman Public Library, Sherman, Illinois

Reading from Figures in Blue, etc.

November 23, 2013 … 1 to 3 p.m. @ Rochester Public Library, Rochester, Illinois

Participating in Author-thon, discussing latest work, writing and publishing

November 21, 2013 … 7 p.m. @ The Pharmacy, Springfield, Illinois

Reading from Figures in Blue

February 23, 2013 … @ The Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture Since 1900, University of Louisville

Reading “Beside Running Waters”

June 16, 2012 … Noon to 4 p.m. @ Ft. Wayne Metals’ Wirepalooza, Ft. Wayne, Indiana

Reading “Crowsong for the Stricken” & discussing Men of Winter, Weeping with an Ancient God, etc.

February 23, 2012 … @ The Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture Since 1900, University of Louisville

Reading “Crowsong for the Stricken”

September 29, 2011 … 8 p.m. @ Hearst Center for the Arts, Cedar Falls, Iowa

Open mic sign-up @ 7 & excerpts from Men of Winter @ 8 for Final Thursday Reading Series

August 28, 2011 … 2 p.m. @ Athens Municipal Library, Athens, Illinois

Talking with AML book club about Men of Winter, etc.

July 12, 2011 … 6:30 p.m.  @ Sherman Public Library, Sherman Illinois

Talking with Friends of Sherman Library Book Club about Men of Winter, etc.

June 30, 2011 … 6-9 p.m. @ H. D. Smith Gallery, Hoogland Center for the Arts, Springfield, Illinois

Poets and Painters program, see Poets.org listing

June 25, 2011 … 10 a.m.-3 p.m. @ Peoria Heights, Illinois, 4700 Block of Prospect

Participating in Authors Row as part of Duryea Days celebration, sponsored by I Know You Like A Book

June 11, 2011 … 1-3 p.m. @ Chatham Public Library, Chatham, Illinois

Participating in Local Authors Panel

May 28, 2011 … 1 p.m. @ Jane Addams Book Shop, Champaign, Illinois

Excerpts from Men of Winter — joined by poet Lisa Higgs reading from Lodestar, her collection of sonnets

May 26, 2011 … 7 p.m. @ Brinkerhoff Home on the campus of Benedictine University at Springfield (Illinois)

Excerpts from Men of Winter — see flyer

April 30, 2011 … 1 p.m. @ Stone Alley Books & Collectibles, Galesburg, Illinois

Excerpts from Men of Winter

April 20, 2011 … 6:30 p.m. @ Sherman Public Library, Sherman, Illinois

Excerpts from Men of Winter — joined by poet Lisa Higgs reading from Lodestar, her collection of sonnets

February 26, 2011 … The Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture Since 1900, University of Louisville

Chapter 1 of Men of Winter

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