Here are Cal’s upcoming appearances to promote BHD
Thursday, September 24. Visit Rockville High School, Vernon, CT
Monday, September 28. Visit Lodi Middle School, Lodi, WI
Wednesday, September 30. Visit Heritage Grove Middle School, Plainfield, IL
Friday, October 16. Visit Bishop Feehan High School, Attleboro, MA
Tuesday, April 12. Guest speaker for Council on Aging, Carlisle, MA
Feb. 16, 8:00am-1:00pm: Anderson’s Bookshop’s Eleventh Annual Children’s Literature Breakfast, Abbington Distinctive Banquets, Glen Ellyn, IL
Feb 17, 2:00pm-?: Midwest Book Launch & Signing at Anderson’s Bookshop, 123 West Jefferson Street, Naperville, IL
Feb 19, 8:00am-3:00pm: Naperville School Visits, Naperville, IL
Feb 20, 8:00am-3:00pm: Naperville School Visits, Naperville, IL
Feb 21, 8:00am-3:00pm: Naperville School Visits, Naperville, IL
March 3, 2:00pm-4:00pm: East Coast Launch Party & Signing at Willow Books, 279 Great Road, Acton MA
March 6-9: AWP (Association of Writers & Writing Programs) Annual Conference & Bookfair, Hynes Convention Center, Boston. Attending seminars, manning Stonecoast MFA table and offering BHD for sale and signing
March 18, 8:00am-3:00pm: Visit Southold High School, Southold, Long Island, NY
7:00pm-9:00pm: Library Visit and Book Signing, Southold Free Library, 53705 Main Road, Southold NY
March 19, 8:00am-3:00pm: Visit Shelter Island High School, Shelter Island, NY
March 19, 7:00pm-8:30pm: Cal will be participating on a panel of writers as part of the Groton Reads and Writes program at the Groton Public Library,
April 24, 8:00am-3:00pm: Visit Hudson High School, Hudson, MA
April 30, 7:00pm: Visit Gleason Public Library, 22 Bedford Road, Carlisle MA
May 2, 6:30 pm: R.J. Grey Junior High in Acton, chatting with the Student-Parent-Teacher Book Club in the library.
May 3-5: Attending “Muse and the Marketplace” (Grub Street) Conference, Boston
May 13, 7:00pm: Read at Newtonville Books, 10 Langley Rd., Newton, MA during the special Stonecoast MFA Reading: Celebrating Ten Years. With Eugenio Volpe Richard Cambridge and Mihku Paul. Hosted by longtime Stonecoast fiction faculty member Elizabeth Searle! Click for more information.
May 18, 4:00pm: “So You Want To Write a Book….” Children’s Book Talk at Wellesely Books, 82 Central Street, Wellesley, with Scott Blagden, Jack D. Ferraiolo and Joe Lawlor. Panel Discussion, Q&A, refreshments, book signing, writing feedback.
June 2: Speaker at Sixth Annual “Are You a Bookie?” Book Club, Bay Path College, Longmeadow, MA
June 19 – Participating in Local Author Panel at Acton Memorial Library with Christopher Cox and Anne Easter-Smith.
June 29, 30: ALA (American Library Association) conference in Chicago, IL.
— 6/29, 2:00pm: book signing in Albert Whitman booth
Evening: author dinner (“co-authored” with Cornelia Spelman)
— 6/30, 11:00-11:30 a.m. “Meet the Author” and e-book signing at the Open Road Integrated Media booth
— 6/30, 2:30-4:00pm: AAP family feud (Cal has been chosen to be one of five authors on the author team, versus the librarian team. Go Authors!)
Wed, August 7: Guest blogger on DearTeenMe.com
Sat, Sept. 21, 8:00 a.m.: “An Author’s Journey.” Presentation the the Men’s (and Women’s) Breakfast at Acton Congregational Church, 12 Concord Road, Acton, MA
Fri, September 27, 7:00 p.m.: “The Story Behind the Story: An Author’s Tale.” Presentation at the Harvard Public Library as part of the Warner Free Lecture Series. 4 Pond Rd Harvard, MA.
Sat, October 26, 1-3 p.m.: Panelist at the New England Mobile Book Fair with authors Joe Lawler, Anna Staniszewski, and Scott Blagden. 82-84 Needham Street, Newton Highlands, MA.
Sat, November 2, 2:00: Writing Workshop for Teens at the Concord Public Library, Fowler Branch, West Concord, MA
Mon, Tues, November 25, 26: Panelist at the ALAN 2013 Workshop, as part of the NCTE Annual Convention. (ALAN: Assembly on Literature for Adolescents. NCTE: National Council of Teachers of English.)
Thurs., Feb. 27, Interview on TV show, “Be My Guest.”
Sat., March 1, PAPERBACK EDITION OF BEING HENRY DAVID IS RELEASED.
Thurs., March 6, Visiting Book Club in Acton as they discuss BEING HENRY DAVID!
Wednesday, March 12, ILLINOIS READS! Going to the Old Statehouse in Springfield, IL to hobnob with local and state officials to launch this program sponsored by the Illinois Literary Council. BHD is one of 6 books chosen for young adults that will be promoted all over the state of Illinois during 2014. SO excited!
Fri., March 14, Visit Boston Latin Academy for book club and lunch!
Tues., March 18, Visit Rockville High School in Vernon, CT. Book club and classroom visits!
Thurs., March 27, Celebrity Book Club at Newtonville Books, Newton, MA. Discussing THE CATCHER IN THE RYE.
Thurs., April 17, Author Visit and Writing Workshop at Medford Public Library, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Tues., April 29, Meeting Lisa Ricci’s class field trip at Walden Pond!
Sat., June 7, Reading at Newtonville Books, Newton MA
Tues., August 12, Presentation during Writer’s Conference in Ocean Park, Maine: “How Ocean Park (and Thoreau) Helped Me Become a Published Writer.”
Fri., Sept. 19, Visiting Seekonk High School, where they’ve chosen BEING HENRY DAVID for their all-school summer read, 2014!!
Sat., Sept. 20, 10-30-12:30, Participating in a Writer’s Roundtable Discussion at the Lancaster Library, Lancaster, MA, with the Seven Bridge Writer’s Collaberative.
Wednesday, September 24, 6 p.m. Speaking at the the Prairie Area Reading Council kick-off meeting at the Lisle Hilton, Lisle, Illinois. Part of the Illnois Reads state-wide reading program, to which my book was named for 2014!
Sunday, November 16, 1-3 p.m. Participating in Author’s Fair at the Groton Public Library in Groton, MA..books for sale, goodies to give away, hobnobbing and signing!
Monday, November 17, 10:30-? Visiting R.J. Grey Junior High in Acton, MA, to have lunch, make a presentation, and lead a writer’s workshop.
Monday, March 30. 9:20 – ? Visit R.J. Grey Junior High in Acton, MA!
Wednesday, April 1. 2:00 – ? Visit Willimantic H.S., Willimantic, CT.
Wednesday, May 6. Noon-ish. “Speed Dating with Authors,” at the Massachusetts Library Association conference in Worcester, MA
Wednesday, May 20. 11:15-noon. Visit “The Great Reads Book Club” at Bancroft Middle School, Worcester, MA.
Wednesday, May 27. 1:00 pm. Skype with students at the Richard Bernotas Middle School in Crystal Lake, Illinois