Events Calendar-Tour Info

If your book or garden club, library, church group or other organization would  like to arrange for a Skype or phone Author Chat, a signing or reading, talk on the writing process, community building or the spirituality of gardening, write to the author at agriainc@msn.com PAST AUTHOR TALKS HAVE INCLUDED: Community and intergenerational gardening; Spirituality in community; Spirituality and gardening; Truth telling through fiction; The creative writing process and independent-publishing; Challenges and opportunities of living longer; Companionship, love and loss in the senior years; Relating to adult children and unique bluejeancoverrflatfrontonlywebsitechallenges facing mothers and daughters; Ethics and change in Higher Education. See the Photo Gallery for photos from past events. — To schedule or inquire about a signing, author chat or workshop, including THROUGH THE GARDENER’S YEAR (2016), FROM THE TENDER STEM (2015) and BAY VIEW: IMAGES OF AMERICA, contact the author via her email agriainc@msn.com 2016 TOUR DATES, more TBA — STAY TUNED FOR EVENTS IN YOUR AREA

TOUR DATES 2016

  • Saturday, May 14, 10 AM- Speaker, Charlevoix Zonta Club ‘Literary Delights’, MI
  • Sunday, May 15, 11 AM – Guest speaker, Universalist-Unitarians Petoskey, MI
  • Saturday, June 25, 2-4 PM, Signing McLean & Eakin Booksellers, Petoskey, MI
  • Friday, July 8 – Keep Michigan Beautiful summer meeting, West Branch, MI
  • Saturday, July 9 – 5-6 PM, Signing, Round Lake Bookstore, Charlevoix, MI
  • Monday, August 15, 3-5 PM, Author’s Fair, Petoskey District Library, MI
  • Monday, September 12, 11 AM, Grosse Pointe United Methodist Church, MI
  • Tuesday, September 13, 5:30 PM, St. Vinnie’s Thrift Store, Stevens Points, WI

TOUR DATES 2015

  • Sunday, April 12, 11 AM – 2 PM, Gardening and spirituality Fair, Trinity Cathedral, Phoenix, AZ
  • Saturday, April 18, 1-3 PM, signing at Southwest Gardener, Phoenix, AZ
  • Sunday,  May 3, 11-12, book signing at Trinity Cathedral, Phoenix, AZ
  • Sunday, June 7, 1 PM, book talk and signing, St. Vinnie’s on Rite Street, Stevens Point, WI
  • Thursday, July 9, 2-4 PM, signing at Mclean & Eakin Booksellers, Petoskey, MI
  • Wednesday, July 22, noon — Talk on community gardening at the Petoskey, MI Garden Club, NOTE VENUE CHANGE: Independence Village, Petoskey, MI
  • Saturday, August 1, 11 to 1 PM— Signing at Horizon Books, Traverse City, MI
  • Wednesday, September 9, 10:30 AM—Edelweiss Garden Club, Gaylord, MI, University Center, Gaylord, MI
  • Saturday, September 12, 10 to noon—Local Author Book Fair, Charlevoix Public Library, MI
  • Tuesday, September 15, time and location TBA, Grosse Pointe, MI

TOUR DATES, 2013-2014

    — Repeat visits to Stevens Point, WI; a featured author talk on BAY VIEW: IMAGES OF AMERICA and signings at Mclean & Eakin, Petoskey and Stafford’s Bay View Inn, MI; a children’s gardening workshop at the Carnegie Library, Petoskey and the Bay View, MI library; a program and workshop on Easter Gardens at Trinity Cathedral, Phoenix, AZ and a signing at Southwest Gardener; signing at the Chautauqua Trails conference, Bay View, MI.

PREVIOUS TOUR DATES

  • Wed., June 6, 6:30 — The Life in the Garden Novels, Stevens Point – Frame Presbyterian Church, WI
  • Sat., June 9 — Day-long appearance at the Mosquito Hill Nature Center, outside of New London, WI – 10:30-11:15 AM Adult Workshop: Life in the Garden; 1-1:45 PM Children’s Workshop: Second Leaves GROWING YOUNG GARDENERS Workshop.
  • Mon., June 25, 7 PM — Petoskey Public Library, Petoskey, MI; GARDEN OF EVE and the Life in the Garden Novels
  • Sat., June 30, 1-3 PM – Signing of SECOND LEAVES, Mclean & Eakin Booksellers, Petoskey, MI
  • Tues., July 17, 2 PM — Petoskey Public Library, Petoskey, MI; SECOND LEAVES: GROWING YOUNG GARDENERS Workshop
  • Mon., July 23, 6:30 PM – Cheboygan Public Library, Cheboygan, MI – Author Chat, The Life in the Garden Novels
  • Sat., Aug. 4, 11 AM to 1 PM – Signing, Horizon Bookstore, Traverse City, MI
  • AND FROM OUR ARCHIVES:  2011 TOUR DATES
    Staff at the Anchor in Naubinway, MI celebrate signing for the U.P. based-novel IN TRANSIT

    Staff at the Anchor in Naubinway, MI celebrate signing for the U.P. based-novel IN TRANSIT

          • FRI., APRIL 8, 6:30 PM — Author Talk, Cutchogue-New Suffolk Free Library, Cutchogue, NY
          • WED., MAY 4, 7 PM — Author Talk, Southold Free Library, Southold, NY
          • WED., MAY 11 — Begin daily blog,northforkpatch.com
          • WED., MAY 11, 9-10 AM — Interview on WPPB-FM (NPR), Southampton, NY – FOR REBROADCASTS (Morning Lounge) go to http://www.peconicpublicbroadcasting.org/site2009/
          • SAT., MAY 21, 11-4 PM — Signing, Sang Lee Farms, Cutchogue, NY
          • WED., MAY 25, 5:30-7:30 PM —Talk, Greenville Area Public Library, Greenville, PA
          • THURS., MAY 26, 3 PM — Author Talk, Alma College Library, Alma, MI
          • SAT., MAY 28, 1 PM — Talk/Signing, River Lights 2nd Edition, Dubuque, IA
          • FRI, JUNE 3, 5:30-7:30 PM — Signing, Book World, New London, WI
          • THURS., JUNE 9, 11 – 1 PM — Talk, Lensmire Village Gardens, Stevens Point, WI
          • FRI, JUNE 10, 1-3 PM — Jerry’s Pages & Pipes, Appleton, WI
          • WED., JUNE 15, 12 – 2 PM — Signing, Book World, Marinette, WI
          • WED., JUNE 15, 5-7 — Signing, Book World, Escanaba, WI
          • SAT., JUNE 25, 11 – 1 PM — Signing, Book World, St. Ignace, WI
          • SUN., JULY 10, 1-3 PM —Talk/Signing, Mclean & Eakin Booksellers, Petoskey, MI
          • FRI., JULY 15, 10:30 – noon — Signing, True North, Mackinaw City, MI
          • FRI., JULY 15, 3-4 PM — Signing, Official 2011 Great U.P. Book Tour Event, The Anchor in Naubinway, MI — appearing along with Steve Hamilton, author of the Alex McKnight series and winner of the 2006 Michigan Author of the Year award
          • TUES., JULY 19 & 26, 2 PM – 4:30 —Bay View Writing Seminar, TRUTH THROUGH FICTION – Bay View Assn. Education Seminars, Bay View, MI
          • FRI., JULY 22, 11 – 1 PM — Signing, Bay View Post Office, Bay View, MI
          • SUN., JULY 24, 2 PM — Chat and Signing, Three Pines Studio, Cross Village, MI
          • SAT., JULY 30, 2 PM — Signing, Horizon Books, Traverse City, MI
          • SAT., AUG. 13, 11 – 1 PM — Signing, Book World, Charlevoix, MI
          • MON., AUG. 29, 7 PM — Author Talk, Petoskey District Library, Petoskey, MI
          • TUES., AUG. 30, 6:30 PM — Author Talk, Charlevoix Public Library, Charlevoix, MI
          • TUES., SEPT.13, 9:30 AM — Book Group Author Chat, Grosse Pointe United Methodist Church, MI
          • SAT., OCT. 15, 1 – 2 PM — Author Talk, Starbucks Coffee, Greenport, NY

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