Seattle, WA
AWP Conference
“Please Mind the Gap: Innovative Approaches to Writing Historical Figures. (with Kelcey Parker, Caitlin Horrocks, Kathleen Rooney, Gretchen Henderson)
Room 202, Western New England MFA Annex, Level 2
Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 1:30 PM

Yellow Springs, OH
Antioch Writers’ Workshop
“Paths to Publishing”
(3 breakout sessions on Literary Citizenship)
Saturday, March 22, 2014

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Evansville, IN
Indiana College English Association
Annual Conference Keynote Address
“Misreadings, Misinterpretations, and other Mis(sed) Communications”
University of Southern Indiana
Friday, October 11, 2013

Osgood, IN
Visit to the Osgood Public Library
136 W. Ripley St.
Osgood, IN 47037
Thursday, June 6, 2013 at 6 PM

Stillwater, OK
CWA Presents: A Reading by Cathy Day
Browsing Room of the Edmon Low Library
Oklahoma State University
Monday, April 8, 2013 at 7 PM

Indianapolis, IN
Dialogue Presents: Indiana Authors Read
Indy Reads Books, 911 Mass Ave.
7 PM Saturday, Nov. 10
with Chris Newgent, Sarah Layden, and Ken Honeywell

Indianapolis, IN
IndyReads Books Grand Opening
911 Mass Ave.
Thursday, July 19, 2012 at 7 PM

Muncie, Indiana
39th Annual Midwest Writers Workshop
July 26-28, 2012
Ball State University Alumni Center, 2800 W. Bethel Ave.

  • I’ll be around, moderating two panels: ”Writing the Memoir” with Jack Heffron, Kathleen Rooney, and Lee Martin, and ”Start Here: How to Get Your Book Published” with Jane Friedman, Chuck Sambuchino, and JL Stermer.
  • Not open to the public, but I do encourage you to register for the conference!

Chicago, IL
Association of Writers and Writing Programs Conference

Thursday, March 1, 12:00 Noon-1:15 P.M.
“A Novel Problem: Moving from ‘Story’ to ‘Book’ in the MFA Program.”
Moderated by me
With David Haynes, Patricia Henley, Elizabeth Stuckey-French and Sheila O’Connor.
Lake Michigan Room, Hilton Chicago, 8th Floor
Saturday, March 3, 9:00-10:15 AM
“Midwest Gothic: Dark Fiction of the Heartland.”
Moderated by Jodee Stanley, Brian Kornell.
With Dan Chaon and Michael Czyzniejewski
Continental A Hilton Chicago, Lobby Level