Sunday, March 27, 2011

Upcoming events

There are several very exciting things in the works for Life After Sleep in the near future, a couple of which I can let you in on right now:

I was thrilled to be invited for the first time to Centuries & Sleuths bookstore in Forest Park, IL for Daddy-Cool: An Author Book Signing and Discussion, alongside my fellow Chicago authors Ben Tanzer and Victor David Giron.  I anticipate talking quite a bit about Life After Sleep and the fatherhood portions thereof, and I will have copies of Thank You, Death Robot and Red Ivy Afternoon on hand to sign and sell.

Here's the info:

Daddy-Cool: An Author Signing and Discussion
March 30th 2011, 7:00 PM
Centuries & Sleuths Bookstore
7419 W. Madison
Forest Park, IL 60130

Also, I'm returning to the stage at The Whistler in Logan Square for the Orange Alert reading series, invited by the very awesome Jason Behrends and joined by Brandon Will, Heather Palmer and Cassandra Troyan.  As always the Orange Alert reading series is held on the third Sunday of every month at 6:00 PM at the Whistler.

Orange Alert Reading Series
feat. Brandon Will, Cassandra Troyan, Healther Palmer and Mark R. Brand
April 17th 2011, 6:00 PM
The Whistler
2421 N. Milwaukee
Chicago, IL 60647

If you're in the Chicago area on either of these dates, come and hang out.  I can't speak for myself here, but I know for a fact that there will be some stellar readings happening with the other folks at these events, particularly that handsome devil Ben Tanzer, and his new book You Can Make Him Like You, which is taunting me from the top of my reading list, and which I'll have a review of as soon as I finish Patrick Somerville's The Universe in Miniature in Miniature.

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