With many thanks to Steerforth Press, I will be reading at great bookstores across the United States in the summer and fall of 2013. All events are linked.
July 9th: Politics and Prose Bookstore, Washington D.C., 7 pm
July 11th: The Ivy Bookshop, Baltimore, MD, 7 pm
September 9th: Books and Books, Coral Gables, FL, 4 pm
October 1st: Left Bank Books, St. Louis, MO, 7 pm
October 3rd: Anderson’s Bookshop, Naperville, IL, 7 pm
October 23rd: Skylight Books, Los Angeles, CA, 7:30 pm
October 29th: Books Inc, Opera Plaza, San Francisco, CA, 7 pm
Airline Icarus, will be produced by Soundstreams in Toronto on June 3-8, 2014, at Ada Slaight Hall. Here’s a link to more information.
The Iron Bridge was chosen as a runner up for the 2012 Danuta Gleed Literary Award, honoring the best 1st short story collection of a Canadian author. Many thanks to the Writers’ Union of Canada, congratulations to the other shortlisted authors, and Rebecca Lee.
Celebrating the best first English-language collection of short fiction by a Canadian author published in 2012. Here’s more information about the award and the shortlist.
A concert version of Airline Icarus will be presented as part Fort Worth Opera’s Frontiers New Works program, on Thursday, May 9, 2013 at 6:00 – 7:00 pm. Where? In Texas, of course. But where in Texas? Right here!
Next year, Airline Icarus will receive its Canadian Premiere from Soundstreams in Toronto.
Brian Current‘s opera, Airline Icarus, with my libretto, will be performed on Sunday Nov. 25 at 2pm in Toronto, at the Royal Conservatory of Music, Mazzoleni Hall, by the Glen Gould School, and conducted by the composer. Details are here
I will be reading The Iron Bridge at the Prairie Theatre Exchange in Winnipeg, and having a conversation with Ellen Peterson, the playwright-in-residence at the PTE. Details here.
Cosmo Lava Bridge — three short story writers present their work in Ottawa: Spenser Gordon, Barry Webster and Anton Piatigorsky. Details here.
I spoke on The Current this morning about The Iron Bridge, paired with Jerrold Post, a CIA profiler of dictators. You can listen to it here
Here’s an interview with Laura Di Battista from Friday September 21st. We discussed The Iron Bridge…