The Spring Book Tour (as of 3/22/11)

A flurry of activity as the spring book tour gets underway, with many more dates still to be ironed out. Readings in greater Boston and Chicago, as well as Baltimore, have been added! Please visit the sponsor sites, should there be last-minute schedule changes. Confirmed as of 3/22/11:

March 12, 2011
Tucson Festival of Books: Unexpected Journeys, with Jess Walter, Todd Johnson, and (the very dashing) Jake Silverstein

March 31, 2011
University of Redlands, Redlands, CA, with Lisa Alvarez
7:30 PM, Hall of Letters 100

April 6, 2011
Bakersfield College (day), presentation for students

Russo’s Bookstore, evening reading, Bakersfield, CA
6:00 PM, 9000 Ming Avenue, #I-4

April 7, 2011
Fresno City College
Presentation for students

April 8, 2011
Introduction and screening of Psycho, with book signing at Fresno’s historic Tower Theatre
5:30 PM, 815 E. Olive Avenue

April 9, 2001
M Is for Mystery Bookstore, San Mateo, CA
2:00 PM, 86 East 3rd Street

April 12, 2001
Collected Works Bookstore, Santa Fe, NM
6:00 PM, 208B San Franciso Street

April 13-16, 2011
Latino Literary Imagination Conference, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque
Please consult site, as Manuel will participate in several panels

April 18, 2011
Bookworks, Albuquerque, NM
In conversation with Bryan Konefsky, director of Experiments in Cinema, moderated by Gene Grant, host of NM in Focus.
7:00 PM, 4022 Rio Grande Blvd., NW

April 19, 2011
Rainy Day Books, Kansas City
This event is at the Kansas City Library, but you must RSVP via Rainy Day
6:30 PM, Plaza Branch, 4081 Main Street

April 20, 2011
“Writing While Arizonan”: Lecture at the University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS
3:30 PM, Hall Center for Humanities, 900 Sunnyside Avenue

April 21, 2011
Columbia College, Columbia, MO
6:00 PM, Dorsey Gym

April 25, 2011
Bentley College, Waltham, MA
Presentation for students

April 26, 2001
Newtonville Books, Newtonville, MA
7:00 PM, 296 Walnut Street
With author Steve Himmer, and an introduction by Julia Glass

May 5, 2011
The King’s English Bookshop, Salt Lake City, UT
7:00 PM, 1511 South 1500 East

May 7, 2011
Changing Hands Bookstore, Tempe, AZ
7:00 PM, 6428 S. McClintock Drive

May 9, 2011
The Book Stall at Chestnut Court partners with the Wilmette Theatre for a joint event. Screening of Psycho and author presentation.
7:00 PM, Wilmette Theatre
1122 Central Avenue, Winnetka, IL

May 10, 2011
Arts Club of Chicago Lunchtime Lecture Series, Chicago, IL
11:30 AM, 201 E. Ontario Street

May 10, 2011
Depaul University: “Things We Know: A Conversation Between Dorothy Allison and Manuel Muñoz
6:00-8:00 PM, John T. Cortelyou Commons, 2324 N. Fremont Street

May 11, 2011
Tattered Cover Bookstore, Denver, CO
7:30 PM, 2526 E. Colfax Avenue

May 19, 2011
Enoch Pratt Free Library, Baltimore, MD
6:30 PM, 400 Cathedral Street
With fellow Algonquin author Jon Michaud

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