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January 2018

 

Listen_Cover_Final_smFrancesca G. Varela at Power of the Pen

When: January 3rd at 2pm

Where: Courtyard Fountains Retirement & Assisted Living, 1545 SE 223rd Ave. Gresham, OR  97030

Details: Come meet award-winning novelist Francesca G. Varela. This event is free and open to the public.

 

 

Hiking Naked Cover-180Iris Graville at Orca Books

When: January 12, 6 PM Reading/Conversation

Where: Orca Books, 509 E. 4th Ave., Olympia, WA 98501

Details: Iris will read excerpts from her memoir, Hiking Naked, followed by Q and A and signing. This event is free and open to the public.

 

 

Hiking Naked Cover-180Iris Graville at Village at the Harbour

When: January 24th 11am

Where: Village at the Harbour, 543 Spring St, Friday Harbor, WA 98250

Details: Iris will read excerpts from her memoir, Hiking Naked, followed by Q and A and signing. This event is free and open to the public.

 

 

Hiking Naked Cover-180Iris Graville at San Juan Island Library

When: January 24, 7pm

Where: San Juan Island Library, 1010 Guard St, Friday Harbor, WA 98250

Details: Iris will read excerpts from her memoir, Hiking Naked, followed by Q and A and signing. This event is free and open to the public.

 

 

book-of-noticing-final-smMeet the Author: Katherine Hauswirth, author ofThe Book of Noticing: Collections and Connections on the Trail

When: Sunday, January 28, 1-2:30

Where: Roger Tory Peterson Estuary Center, Old Lyme, CT

Details: Slideshow on nature writing adventures and reading from The Book of Noticing: Collections and Connections on the Trail

Register here; $5 for CT Audubon Society Members, $10 for nonmembers.

 

 

To Lose the Madness 180Podcast Interview with L.M. Browning – Show: Mindful Recovery

When: Monday, January 29, 2018 @ 9am EST

Where: Listen Here»

Details: Leslie sits down with host Robert Cox to discuss her struggle with depression and PTSD as well as her forthcoming book, To Lose the Madness and the philosophy of radical authenticity she explores within it. The Mindful Recovery Podcast is devoted to helping individuals who are struggling with trauma recover.

 

 

To Lose the Madness 180Podcast Interview with L.M. Browning – Show: Grief Out Loud

When: Tuesday, January 30, 2018 @ 2PM EST

Where: Listen Here»

Details: Leslie sits down with the team at The Dougy Center to discuss her struggle with grief and depression at the sudden loss of our twins as well as her forthcoming book, To Lose the Madness and the philosophy of radical authenticity she explores within it.

 

 

Seeing the Past-180James T. Powers Book Reading and Signing for Seeing the Past; Stories on the Trail of a Yankee Millwright

Where: R.J. Julia/Wesleyan University Bookstore, Main Street, Middletown, Ct

When: January 31, 2018, 7:00 pm

Details: Come join James T. Powers as he reads from his latest work Seeing the Past; Stories on the Trail of a Yankee Millwright. This event is free and open to the public!

 

February

 

Companions on the Way-180A Workshop with Gunilla Norris | Mutual Radiance: Exploring the Gift of Blessing

When: February 3, 2018, 10am – 5pm

Where: Holy Family Retreat Center, 303 Tunxis Rd., West Hartford, CT. 06107 | 860-521-0440

Details: It isn’t easy to be aware that we are each steeped in blessing. To live in awareness of blessing, to cultivate it and to share it is a spiritual practice that can sustain us and fill us with strength and joy. In this workshop, we will create practices that nurture our ability to sustain a life lived in blessing, including the making of blessing postcards to share. $65.00 (lunch included) Learn More: https://www.holyfamilyretreat.org/gunilla

 

 

Podcast Interview with L.M. Browning –Show:To Lose the Madness 180 Messy Roads to Motherhood

When: Thursday, February 22, 2018 @ Noon EST

Where: Listen Here»

Details: Leslie sits down with host Sarah Aschkenas to discuss the struggle of dealing with her miscarriage and her forthcoming book, To Lose the Madness and the philosophy of radical authenticity she explores within it.

 

 

book-of-noticing-final-smKatherine Hauswirth at the CT Audubon Center at Pomfret

When: Sunday, February 25, 2-4

Where: CT Audubon Center at Pomfret

Details: This event is free. Reception for Trail Wood Reflections (exhibit featuring 2017 artists in residence). Will include Hauswirth reading from The Book of Noticing: Collections and Connections on the Trail. More Info>>

 

 

Letters-180Discussion of Letters from the Other Side of Silence with Joseph Little

When: February 28, 2018, 4:20-6:00 p.m.

Where: Dunleavy Hall, Room 219, Niagara University

Details: Join in the discussion of Letters from the Other Side of Silence as part of English 348, Ethnography and Travel Writing, at Niagara University. Limited seats available, so please RSVP to Dr. Little at jlittle@niagara.edu no later than February 15.

 

 

March

 

To Lose the Madness 180Podcast Interview with L.M. Browning – Show: Give and Take 

When: Monday, March 5th, 2018 @ 11am

Where: Listen Here»

Details: Leslie sits down with host Scott Jones to discuss the struggle of dealing with her miscarriage, motherhood, mental illness and her forthcoming book, To Lose the Madness and the philosophy of radical authenticity she explores within it. At “Give and Take,” Scott Jones talks with artists, authors, theologians, and political pundits about the lens through which they experience life. With empathy, humor, and a deep knowledge of religion, current events, and pop culture, Scott engages his guests in a free-flowing conversation that’s entertaining, unexpected, occasionally bizarre, and oftentimes enlightening. He likes people, and it shows. Past interviewees include Mark Oppenheimer, Melissa Febos, David French, Miroslav Volf, Dan Savage, Nadia Bolz-Weber, Rob Bell, and Krista Tippett.

 

 

April

 

To Lose the Madness 180Podcast Interview with L.M. Browning – Show: Managing Miscarriage Podcast

When: Sunday, April 1, 2018 @ 3:30pm EST

Where: Listen Here»

Details: Leslie sits down with host Dr. Melissa Wittman to discuss the struggle of dealing with her miscarriage and her forthcoming book, To Lose the Madness and the philosophy of radical authenticity she explores within it.

 

 

To Lose the Madness 180IBPA: Publishing University with L.M. Browning | The Premier Educational Event for Indie Publishers and Self-Published Authors

When: April 6-9, 2018

Where: SHERATON AUSTIN HOTEL AT THE CAPITOL, AUSTIN, TEXAS

Details: As a Board Member of the Independent Book Publisher’s Association (IBPA), Leslie will be speaking on independent publishing and remaining connected to your “entrepreneurial bravery” as you grow your publishing house during this ever-shifting time within the industry. | Learn More about PUBU

 

 

book-of-noticing-final-smNature Writing Retreat with Katherine Hauswirth  

When: Sunday, April 8, 1-5

Where: Connecticut Forest and Park Association, Middlefield

Details: Half-day writing retreat, with a focus on nature as theme and inspiration. $20 for CFPA members; $25 for members Learn More>>

 

 

To Lose the Madness 180Podcast Interview  with L.M. Browning – Show: Women In-depth 

When: Friday, April 27, 2018 @ 3pm EST

Where: Listen Here»

Details: Leslie sits down with host Lourdes Viado to discuss the struggle of dealing with her miscarriage, motherhood, mental illness and her forthcoming book, To Lose the Madness and the philosophy of radical authenticity she explores within it.

 

May

 

Book-Expo-Book-Con-Logo-600x600Homebound Publications Comes to Book Expo America

When: May 30th – June 1st

Where: Jarvits Center, NYC

Details: Book Expo America is back in New York City! Come join us! Our authors Amy Nawrocki, Theodore Richards and L.M. Browning will be signing copies of their forthcoming works at the Midpoint Trade Books booth. Date/Time to be announced. | Learn More about Book Expo