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2008 Events and Appearances

January 11-13, 2008
Volcano Art Center
Volcano Village, Hawaii
Reading, Friday evening, 7:00
Weekend workshop, 9:30-4:30 Sat. and Sun.
With Eva Saulitis, author of Leaving Resurrection

January 29, 2008
Colgate University
13 Oak Dr.
Hamilton NY 13346
Lunch with students
4:30 Peggy Shumaker reading from Just Breathe Normally, Eva Saulitis reading from Leaving Resurrection

January 30-February 2, 2008
Sheraton Hotel, Midtown
The Association of Writers & Writing Programs Annual Conference
1:30-2:30 on Thursday, Jan. 31 Signing Blaze at the Red Hen Press Booth, #51-54
12:00 on Saturday, Feb. 2 Panel--Elizabeth Bradfield, Eloise Klein Healy, Kate Gale, Hilda Raz, Eva Saulitis, Peggy Shumaker
Lasting Impressions--Developing an Imprint within a Small Press
Conference Room D, Sheraton, Lower Level, Executive Conference Center
4:00-4:45 on Saturday, Feb. 2-- Signing Just Breathe Normally at the University of Nebraska Booth, B25-26

January 4, 2008
Wells College
170 Main St.
Aurora NY 13026
8:30 Nonfiction Reading
Peggy Shumaker, Eva Saultis, and Jennifer Brice

February 15, 2008
7:00 p.m.
Reading from Just Breathe Normally
Antigone Books
411 N. 4th Ave.
Tucson AZ

February 20-23, 2008
Desert Nights, Rising Stars
Arizona State University Campus
Tempe, AZ

February 25, 2008
Red Hen at the Geffen
7:30 Reading with Anne Carson
Geffen Playhouse
Audrey Skirball Kenis Theater
10886 Le Conte Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90024
General Admission $35

Feb. 26, 2008
University of California Riverside
tba Visit to Professor Maurya Simon's class
3:00-5:00 Reading and craft talk
1500 HMSS
UC Riverside

March 19, 2008
Roundtable Discussion
"Art as a Form of Political Engagement and Social Responsibility"
Piper Writers Center
Arizona State University Campus
Kate Gale, Eloise Klein Healy, Terry Hummer, Drew Matott, Drew Cameron, Melissa Pritchard, Alberto Rios, Peggy Shumaker

March 19, 2008
Letters to the World
WOM-PO Anthology Reading
With Kate Gale, Eloise Klein Healy, Cynthia Hogue (moderator), Lois Roma-Deeley, Peggy Shumaker
7:00 p.m., Changing Hands Bookstore
6428 S. McClintock Dr.
Guadalupe and McClintock
Tempe, AZ 85383

March 20, 2008
10:30 a.m.
Paradise Valley Community College
Letters to the World
WOM-PO Anthology Reading
Paradise Valley Community College Library
18401 N. 32nd St.
Phoenix AZ 85032
Reception and signing in the library following the reading.

April 5, 2008
Reading from Alaska's Heart
Benefit fundraiser for Adult Learning Programs of Alaska
7:00 Pike's Waterfront Lodge
Fairbanks AK
I'm there in spirit, though not in body!

April 16, 2008
Reading, 7:00 p.m.
with Connie Voisine
Village Books
1210 11th St.
Bellingham WA 98225

April 17, 2008
2:00 Class visit, Professor Brenda Miller
4:00 Reading with Connie Voisine
Viking Union Gallery
Western Washington University
Bellingham WA

April 18, 2008
Reading 7:00 p.m.
Whidbey Island Writers' Association
Freeland Library
5495 Harbor Ave.
Freeland WA

April 19, 2008
Workshop 1:00-4:00 p.m.
Whidbey Island Writers' Association

April 23, 2008
Reading, 7:00 p.m.
The Writers Place
3607 Pennsylvania
Kansas City MO 64111

April 24, 2008
Reading and Class visit
Pittsburg State Distinguished Visiting Writers Series
Governor's Room
Overman Student Center
Pittsburg State University
Pittsburg KS

May 14-17, 2008
Poetic Ecologies Conference Université Libre de Bruxelles
Department of Modern Languages and Literatures

May 15 Session p4 "Exploding the Tradional Boundaries of Ecopoetics" A Reading

May 17 Session a3 "Going to Extremes: Poems from Alaska and Arizona"

May 29-June 1
Pima Writers' Workshop
Pima Community College
2202 W. Anklam Rd. Tucson, AZ 85709-0295
Contact the West Campus Arts Division at 520-206-6974 for info

June 4-9, 2008
Gettysburg Review Writing Conference
Gettysburg College
Gettysburg PA

June 12-14, 2008
Alaska Book Festival
UAF Campus, Wood Center
Fairbanks AK

July 13-27, 2008
Fairbanks Summer Arts Festival
Creative Writing Class

August 3-13, 2008
Rainier Writing Workshop Residency
Pacific Lutheran University Campus
Tacoma WA

September 4-7, 2008
Orcas Island Writers' Festival

September 27, 2008
1:00-3:00 Book signing
Just Breathe Normally
Pandemonium Bookstore
1325 E. Palmer Wasilla Hwy.
Wasilla AK

October 14, 2008
7:00 p.m.
Cross-Border Pollination: Canadian and American Nonfiction
Reading with Peggy Shumaker, Eli Hastings, Susan Olding
Alice MacKay Room, Lower Level
Central Library
350 West Georgia Street
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

October 23-24, 2008
Friends of Dard Hunter
International Organization of Hand Papermakers
Outrigger Keahou Beach Resort
Kailua Kona Hawaii
21st Annual Meeting

October 26, 2008
Benjamin Saltman Poetry Award Presentation Brunch
I'll be presenting the award for the contest I judged to Erinn Batykefer for her manuscript Allegheny, Monongahela
Luxe Hotel, Los Angeles CA

October 28, 2008
University of California Riverside
Class visit, 1:30
Professor Judy Kronenfeld's poetry class

November 6, 2008
CSU Chico
Reading and class visit
Professor Jeanne Clark  .