Game Day (Events)

If you want me to come do an event we can make that happen. Just email me.

Links to my readings and/or teachings for the rest of 2014 (subject to updates):

September 4, 6-9 pm: Boston, MA

Teaching at Grub Street: How to Create Characters Who Snap, Crackle, and Pop

September 11, 6-9 pm: Boston, MA

Teaching at Grub Street: Can I Write That? Going to Forbidden Places

September 15, 7 pm: New York City

Reading & discussion of “Against Football” with Stephen Elliot @ The Strand Bookstore

September 16, 8pm: Cambridge, MA

Hosting the Moth StorySlam @ Oberon Theater, Harvard Square

September 18, 6 pm: Brookline, MA

Reading and discussion of “Against Football” @ Coolidge Corner Theater (additional details TK)

September 22: Winona, MN

Reading at Winona State University, Details TK

September 23, 8 pm: Minneapolis, MN

Steve Almond Tackles Football: An Evening of Controversy at The Loft

Teaching “Funny Is the New Deep” 4:30-7:30 @ The Loft

September 24: Teaching “How to Create an Irresistible Narrator” @ The Loft Noon-3pm 

September 27, 1 pm: Washington, DC

Reading/discussion of “Against Football” with Gregg Easterbrook @ Politics & Prose (Details TK)

September 27, 6 pm: Baltimore, MD

Reading/discussion of “Against Football” @ the Baltimore Book Festival (Details TK)

October 4, 7:30 pm: Portland, OR

Teaching two daytime classes at the Writer’s Dojo (details TK)

Special appearance on LiveWire Radio @ the Alberta Rose Theater

October 5, 1 pm:  Portland, OR

There’s Murder in That Game: A Discussion of Football and the National Soul @ Literary Arts (with the awesome Jon Raymond)

October 6, 7 pm: Seattle, WA

Monday Night Throwdown: a Discussion of Against Football with David Shields & Whitney Otto

October 17, 7 pm: Hartford, CT

Reading/discussion of “AF” with Billy Giraldi @ Real Art Ways (Details TK)

October 23, 7 pm: Lexington, MA

Reading/discussion of “AF” @ Lexington Depot (Details TK)

October 25: Boston

Reading & panel at Boston Book Festival, Details TK

November 6-9: Sanibel, FL

Teaching and reading at Sanibel Writer’s Conference

November 10, 7 pm: Miami, FL

Reading/discussion of “Against Football” @ Books & Books (Details TK)

December 6, 7 pm: Denver, CO

Reading/discussion of “Against Football” co-sponsored by Lighthouse Writers (details TK)