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Summer Harvest Fest, Door County
Saturday, July 22, 2017 @​ 10 AM - 5 PM

Open to public, free event
Lautenbach's Orchard Country Winery & Market

9197 WI-42, Fish Creek, WI 54212

New Glarus Book Expo - Art in the Park - Wilhelm Tell Festival
Sunday, September 3, 2017 @​ 10 AM - 3:30 PM

Book expo free to public
Wilhelm Tell Festival
W5199 Hwy W, New Glarus, WI 53574

Recent Appearances


Manzanita Arts Emporium
"Hidden History: When WWII German POWs Harvested Our Crops"
Presentation, discussion, book signing
Thursday, May 11, 2017 @​ 7 PM

Free and open to public
Manzanita Arts Emporium

1211 S Main St, Angels Camp, CA 95222; (209) 728-6171

Gold Rush Writers Conference
Friday-Sunday, May 5-7, 2017

Gold Rush Writers Conference

Hotel Leger, 8304 Main St., Mokelumne Hill, CA 95245

Madtown Author Daze
Madison Museum of Contemporary Art
Saturday, April 15, 2017 @​ 11 AM - 4 PM

Meet the Authors - Book Signings
Open to public, free event
Madtown Author Daze

227 State St., Madison, WI 53703

Waunakee Public Library
Program: "WWII German POWs Working in Wisconsin"
Thursday, November 17, 2016 @​​ 7 PM

Open to public, free event
Waunakee Public Library
710 South Street, Waunakee, WI 53597

Monona History Club
Monona Public Library
Program: "WWII German POWs Working in Wisconsin"
Sunday, October 16, 2016 @​​ 2 PM

Open to public, free event
Monona Public Library
1000 Nichols Rd, Monona, WI 53716

Friends of the Watertown Public Library
Thursday, September 29, 2016
Program: "WWII German POWs Working in Wisconsin"
Ticketed event ($25), includes copy of novel, THE CHERRY HARVEST
Refreshments: 6:30; presentation: 7 PM

The Schempf Building, 209 E. Main St., Watertown, WI 53094
Friends of the Watertown Library Association

Books & Beer - Book Club Author Event
(Book discussion open to all!)
Thursday, July 28, 2016 @​​ 7 PM

Black Kettle Eatery & Pub
139 N Ludington St, Columbus, WI 53925

Mystery to Me - An Independent Bookstore
2-Day Author Slam (Friday-Saturday, 7/​8-9/​16)
Saturday, July 9, 2016 @​​ 3:15-4:00 PM

Mystery to Me
1863 Monroe St, Madison, WI 53711

New Glarus Book Expo
@​ Polka, Beer, Bacon & Cheese Festival
Saturday, June 11, 2016 @​ 11 AM-3:30 PM

18 5th Ave, New Glarus, WI
New Glarus Book Expo 2016

Brookfield Public Library
Wednesday, May 18, 2016 @​ 7 PM

1900 N. Calhoun Road, Brookfield, WI
Brookfield Public Library

Gold Rush Writers Conference
Friday-Sunday, April 29-May 1, 2016

Hotel Leger , 8304 Main Street, Mokelumne Hill CA
Gold Rush Writers Conference

27th Annual UW Writers Institute, University of Wisconsin, Madison
April 15-17, 2016

1 West Dayton Street, Madison, Wisconsin
27th Annual UW Writers Institute"

Miriam B & James J Mulva Library, St Norbert College
Thursday, March 10, 2016 - 2 PM

400 Third St, De Pere, WI
Miriam B & James J Mulva Library

Lake City Public Library - Grand Opening Celebration
Saturday, February 27, 2016 @​ 1 PM

Lake City, MN
Lake City Public Library

Talbots - Charity Event to benefit
Madison Pubic Library Foundation
Sunday, December 6, 2015 @​ 1 -5 PM

7815 Mineral Point Road, Madison, WI

Sterling North Book & Film Festival
Saturday, November 7, 2015 @​ 12:15 PM

"The Story Behind the Story: WWII German POWs Working Wisconsin Farms"
Edgerton High School, 200 Elm High Dr, Edgerton, WI
Sterling North Book & Film Festival

Wisconsin Book Fest
Thursday, October 22, 2015 @​5:30 PM

Madison Public Library, 201 W. Mifflin St., Madison, WI
Wisconsin Book Festival

Litquake, San Francisco
Saturday, October 10 @​ 2-4 PM

WNBA San Francisco's National Reading Group Month (NRGM) Authors Panel
Books Inc, Opera Plaza, San Francisco
Litquake

Litquake, San Francisco
Thursday, October 15, 2015 @​ 7 PM PM

Consciousness of the Past: A Night of Historical Fiction
Z Below, 470 Florida St.
Litquake

Graham Public Library
Annual Fundraiser Tea
Friday, October 9, 2015 @​ 1:30 PM

1215 Main St, Union Grove, WI
Graham Public Library

Verona Public Library
The Story Behind the Story: WWII German POWs Working Wisconsin Farms
Tuesday, October 6, 2015 @​ 7:00 PM

500 Silent St., Verona, WI

Barnes&Noble
The Story Behind the Story: WWII German POWs Working Wisconsin Farms
Thursday, October 1, 2015 @​ 6:30 PM

West Towne Mall, 7433 Mineral Point Road, Madison, WI
Barnes&Noble

The Peninsula Bookman
Saturday, September 26, 2015 @​ all day - book extravaganza

4083 Main Street, Fish Creek, Door County, WI
The Peninsula Bookman

River Run Bookstore
Sunday, September 8, 2015 @​ 6:30 PM

142 Fleet St, Portsmouth, NH
River Run Bookstore

Treinen Farm
Discussion of WWII German POWs Housed in the US
Come with Your Stories!
Thursday, August 27, 2015 @​ 7 PM

Sponsored by Lodi Women's Club Public Library
Treinen Farm - Home of the Country's Largest Corn Maze
W12420 State Rd 60, Lodi WI
Treinen Farm

Rotary Club of Madison
The Story Behind the Story: WWII German POWs Working Wisconsin Farms
Wednesday, August 19, 2015 @​ 12 noon

Inn on the Park - Capital Square, 22 S. Carroll Street, Madison, WI
Rotary Club of Madison

Bookends on Main
Thursday, July 16, 2015 5-7 PM

214 East Main Street, Menomonie, WI
Bookends on Main

Fair Isle Books
Sunday, July 12, 2015 @​12:30 PM

1885 Detroit Harbor Rd, Washington Island, WI
Fair Isle Books

Peninsula Bookman
Saturday, July 11, 2015 @​ 7 PM

4083 Main St., Fish Creak, WI.
Peninsula Bookman

Friends of Door County Libraries
Friday, July 10, 2015 @​ 7 PM

Miller Art Museum, 107 S 4th Ave., Sturgeon Bay, WI
Friends of Door County Libraries

Capital Lakes Retirement Community, Madison, WI
Champagne Reception & Book Signing
Thursday, July 9, 2015 @​ 7 PM

333 W. Main Street, Madison, WI
Capital Lakes

Literary New England - With host Cindy Wolfe Boynton
Taping Wednesday, July 8, 2015 (11 AM EST); air date to come
Literary New England

Wisconsin State Journal - Live Web Chat with WSJ readers
Tuesday, July 7, 2015 @​ 12 noon CST

Read the Transcript

American Library Association, Annual Conference
San Francisco, CA
Saturday, June 27, 2015 @​ 1 PM

Moscone Center, 747 Howard St., San Francisco, CA
ALA Conference 2015

The Larry Meiller Show - Live on Wisconsin Public Radio
Tuesday, June 23, 2015 @​11:45 AM
Call in with questions!

The Larry Meiller Show

Mystery to Me
Friday, June 19, 2015 @​ 7 PM

Mystery to Me, 1863 Monroe Street, Madison, WI
Mystery to Me

Write-by-the-Lake Writers Workshop & Retreat
University of Wisconsin
Monday-Friday, June 15-19, 2015

The Pyle Center, 702 Langdon St, Madison, WI
Write by the Lake

Radio Satellite Tour - 30 live & taped interviews
Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Check out In the Media for upcoming podcasts

Printers Row Lit Fest - Panel discussion
Sponsored by the Chicago Tribune
Chicago, IL
Sunday, June 7, 2015 @​3:15

Printers Row Lit Fest

Book Passage
THE CHERRY HARVEST launches!
Tuesday, June 2, 2015 @​ 6 PM

Book Passage, 1 Ferry Building, San Francisco, CA
Book Passage

Gold Rush Writers Conference
Friday-Sunday, May 1-3, 2015

Leger Hotel, 8304 Main St, Mokelumne Hill, CA
Gold Rush Writers Conference

Midwest Independent Booksellers Association
Omaha, NE
Wednesday, March 11, 2015 @​ 4 PM

The Bookworm, 2501 S 90th St, Omaha, NE
Midwest Independent Booksellers Association

Radio Satellite Tour -
Listen in or Grab the Podcast

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 10, 2015

- 8:10-8:20AM ET – OHIO, CLEVELAND – WINT-AM – WAKE UP LAKE COUNTY –LIVE
- 8:40-8:50AM ET – VIRGINIA (Regional) – WVES-FM – MORNING SHOW –LIVE
- 9:10-9:20AM ET – MISSOURI (Regional, KANSAS CITY, JEFFERSON) – KMZU-FM – NEWS FEATURE –TAPE
- 9:30-9:40AM ET – FLORIDA – STATEWIDE (Syndicated on 80 STATIONS) – FLORIDA ROUNDTABLE – TAPE
- 9:40-9:50AM ET – PENNSYLVANIA (Regional, PITTSBURGH, CLARION COUNTY) – WWCH-AM – NEWS FEATURE – LIVE
- 10:10-10:20AM ET – NEW ENGLAND (Regional, OUT OF WORCESTER, MA) – WPKZ-AM/​FM – NEWS FEATURE – TAPE
- 10:20-10:30AM ET – RHODE ISLAND (Regional, NEWPORT) – WADK-AM – BRUCE NEWBURY SHOW – LIVE
- 10:35-10:50AM ET – WISCONSIN (Regional, MILWAUKEE, RACINE) – WRJN-AM – WRJN MIDDAY PROGRAM – LIVE
- 10:55-11:05AM ET – KANSAS (Regional, SALINA, MANHATTAN, WICHITA) – KSAL-AM – CLARKE SANDERS SHOW – TAPE
- 11:05-11:15AM ET – ARKANSAS, LITTLE ROCK – KARN-FM – FIRST NEWS – TAPE
- 11:30-11:40AM ET – S CAROLINA (Regional, MYRTLE BEACH) – WEZV-FM, WGTN-AM – SCOTT RICHARDS AFTERNOON SHOW – TAPE
- 2-12:10PM ET – KENTUCKY – STATEWIDE (Syndicated on 10 STATIONS) – KENTUCKY FOCUS – TAPE
- 12:10-12:20PM ET – MONTANA & N DAKOTA – KATQ-FM – COFFEETIME – TAPE
- 12:30-1:00PM ET –TEXAS (Regional, EL PASO) – KTEP-FM – PERSPECTIVES –TAPE
- 1:00-1:10PM ET – S DAKOTA, (Regional, SIOUX FALLS) – KZOY-AM/​FM – THE BREAKFAST CLUB – TAPE
- 1:10-1:25PM ET – NATIONAL – SYNDICATED – RICK TITTLE SHOW – LIVE
- :25-1:35PM ET – WISCONSIN (Regional, APPLETON, OSHKOSH, FOND DU LAC) – KFIZ-AM – BREAKFAST CLUB – TAPE
- :15-2:30PM ET – CALIFORNIA, SACRAMENTO – KAHI-AM – POPPOFF RADIO SHOW –TAPE
- 2:30-2:45PM ET – N DAKOTA & MINNESOTA – KFGO-AM – KFGO NIGHTTIME LIVE – TAPE
- 3:00-3:15PM ET – S. CAROLINA, CHARLOTTE – WGIV-FM – THIS NEEDS TO BE SAID – LIVE