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The U.P. book tour

June 25, 2011
The Mining Journal

60+ Writers, 50+ Events, 30+ Days, 20+ U.P. Cities. Here are some selected events:

June 30, 7-9 p.m., Peter White Public Library, Marquette, panel/book signing with independent U.P. authors w/John Carr, Jerry Harju, Jane Piirto, Tyler Tichelaar, Lisa Cerasoli Weaver; host: Gretchen Preston

July 1, noon-2 p.m., Ishpeming Carnegie Library, Ishpeming, reading/book signing w/Dan Ames, Marty Achatz, Matthew Gavin Frank, Beverly Matherne, Jane Piirto; host: Ron Riekki

July 1, 4-6 p.m., Falling Rock Cafe and Bookstore, Munising, innovative reading/panel/ book signing w/Jonathan Johnson, Ron Riekki, Russ Thorburn

July 2, 1-2:30 p.m., Snowbound Books, Marquette, book signing w/Matthew Gavin Frank, Ron Riekki, Tyler Tichelaar

July 2, 3-4:30 p.m., Country Village Bookstore, Ishpeming, book and CD signing w/Marty Achatz, Dan Ames, Gozza, Beverly Matherne, Jane Piirto

July 5, 7-9 p.m., Peter White Public Library, Marquette, reading/panel/book signing w/Marty Achatz, Ryan Hopak, Caitlin Horrocks, Beverly Matherne, Adam Schuitema; host: Ron Riekki

July 7, 5-6 p.m., Country Village Bookstore, Ishpeming, book signing w/Caitlin Horrocks, Ron Riekki, Adam Schuitema

July 7, 7-9 p.m., Vista Theater, Negaunee, panel/book signing w/Ryan Hopak, Caitlin Horrocks, Ron Riekki, Shelley Russell, Adam Schuitema; host: Al Keefer (books supplied by Country Village Bookstore)

July 12, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Vista Theater, Negaunee, workshop w/Patrick McGinnity

July 12, 1-3p.m., Vista Theater, Negaunee, workshop w/Jennifer Burd and Saleem Peeradina

July 12, 5-7 p.m., Negaunee Public Library, Negaunee, reading/book signing w/Phillip Sterling, Jennifer Burd, Darrin Doyle, Patrick McGinnity, Saleem Peeradina, Eric Torgersen: host: Linda Nemec Foster

July 12, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Lake Superior Theater, Marquette, comedy performance/panel w/Ron Riekki, Mike Wiley, Aaron Foster

July 13, 1-3 p.m., Vista Theater, Negaunee, workshop w/Ron Riekki

July 13, 4-6 p.m., Vista Theater, Negaunee, workshop w/Darrin Doyle

July 13, 7-9 p.m., Peter White Public Library, Marquette, panel/book signing with lower Michigan authors w/Jennifer Burd, Darrin Doyle, Matthew Gavin Frank, Patrick McGinnity, Saleem Peeradina; host: Tyler Tichelaar

July 14, 11a.m.-1 p.m., Vista Theater, Negaunee, workshop w/Phillip Sterling

July 14, noon-2 p.m., Grandpa's Barn, Copper Harbor, book signing w/Steve Hamilton

July 14, 1-3 p.m., Vista Theater, Negaunee, workshop w/Linda Nemec Foster

July 14, 2-4 p.m., Gwinn Clubhouse (165 N. Maple St.), Gwinn, panel/book signing w/Jerry Harju, Patrick McGinnity, Ron Riekki, Phillip Sterling, Tyler Tichelaar; host: Russell Magnaghi (sponsored by Forsyth Township Public Library)

July 14, 5-7 p.m., Snowbound Books, Marquette, book signing w/Steve Hamilton

July 14, 6-7:30 p.m., Tino's Bar & Pizza, Negaunee, author get-together for food before the 7:30p.m. Vista Theater event (all authors and the public invited)

July 14, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Vista Theater, Negaunee, panel/book signing w/four of the U.P.'s most successful writers w/Tom Bissell, Steve Hamilton, Catie Rosemurgy, John Smolens; host: Ron Riekki (books supplied by Snowbound Books)

July 15,1-2 p.m., Booktique, Manistique, book signing w/Steve Hamilton

July 15, 2-4 p.m., St. Ignace Public Library, St. Ignace, innovative reading/book signing w/Jaswinder Bolina, Nancy Eimers, Jonathan Johnson, William Olsen; host: Ron Riekki

July 15, 3-4 p.m., Anchor in Naubinway, Naubinway, book signing w/Mary Agria, Steve Hamilton

July 15, 7-9 p.m., Bayliss Public Library, Sault Ste Marie, panel/book signing w/Nancy Eimers, Jonathan Johnson, William Olsen, Ron Riekki, Keith Taylor, hosted by Steve Hamilton (Steve Hamilton's and Ron Riekki's books supplied by Safe Harbor Books)

July 16, 1-2:30 p.m., Snowbound Books, Marquette, book signing w/Lauri Anderson, Zilka Joseph, Lisa Cerasoli Weaver

July 16, 3-4 p.m., Country Village Bookstore, Ishpeming, book signing w/Linda Nemec Foster, Zilka Joseph, Phillip Sterling, Josie Kearns concurrently w/(see next post below)

July 16, 3-5 p.m., Country Village Bookstore, Ishpeming, book signing w/Lauri Anderson, Joseph Damrell, Matthew Gavin Frank, Gretchen Preston, Catie Rosemurgy, Keith Taylor, Lisa Cerasoli Weaver concurrently w/(see previous post above)

July 16, 5-6:30p.m., Richmond Township Library, Palmer, panel/book signing, w/Linda Nemec Foster, Zilka Joseph, Ron Riekki, Phillip Sterling, Z.G. Tomaszewski; host: Josie Kearns

JJuly 18, 2-4 p.m., Up North Books, Sault Ste Marie, book signing w/Steve Hamilton

July 18, 5-7 p.m., Book World, Sault Ste Marie, book signing w/Steve Hamilton

July 22, 1:30 p.m., Lighthouse Christian Bookstore, Marquette, reading w/Cynthia Beach and members of The Guild

July 23, noon-1:30 p.m., Portage Lake District Library, Houghton, panel/book signing w/Marty Achatz, Lauri Anderson, Matthew Gavin Frank, Beverly Matherne, Ron Riekki, JodiAnn Stevenson; host: Jack Jobst

July 23, 6-8 p.m., L'Anse United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall (304 N. Main St.), L'Anse, panel on spirituality and writing w/Marty Achatz, Matthew Gavin Frank, Ron Riekki

 
 

 

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