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Appearances

Barrie Jean Borich

 

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MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL BOOK LAUNCH PHOTOS
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COMING SOON

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MAKING IN CHICAGO
What does it mean to be a maker of art in Chicago today?

Slag Glass City/One Book, One Chicago Mashup Event in conjunction with citywide discussions of this year’s book,
The Third Coast by Thomas Dyja.
Where: DePaul Art Museum, 935 W Fullerton, 2nd Floor, Chicago
When: Monday, February 22, 2016 at 6:00- 8:00 PM

Click here for more info!

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RECENT EVENTS

AWP 2015 in Minneapolis, MN
April 7-12, 2015

TUESDAY, 7 April, OFF-SITE EVENT. Normandale Writing Festival. I will be presenting a Keynote Address and Reading at Noon at Normandale Community College,9700 France Ave S, Bloomington, MN

I’ll also be on two panels at the conference. More on this will post soon. And come visit me at the MA in Writing & Publishing Program booth–Table 857!

• October 2014 Reading at Valparaiso Univeristy in Valparaiso, Indiana.

• August 2014 at Pacific Lutheran University in Tacoma, Washington.

• WEDNESDAY 14 May, Chicago Area Lambda Literary Finalists Reading
Sulzer Regional Library, 4455 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago.

• WEDNESDAY 14 May, Chicago Area Lambda Literary Finalists Reading
Sulzer Regional Library, 4455 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago.

The Annual AWP Conference in Seattle, 27 Feb through 1 March 2013
• THURSDAY 27 Feb: 10:30 a.m., Room 3B Convention Center. Panel—Courting the Peculiar: The Every Changing Queerness of Creative Nonfiction, with Ames Hawkins, Mary Cappello and K. Bradford.

• FRIDAY 28 Feb: QUEERTOPIA 2, 7pm Barnes & Noble (Pacific Place, 600 Pine Street) with Rosebud Ben-Oni Julie R. Enszer, Paul Lisicky Lee Ann Roripaugh and many amazing others.

• SATURDAY 1 March: 1:30 p.m., Room 304, Western New England MFA Annex, Level 3.  Panel—
The Naked I: Nonfiction’s Exposed Voice, with Dinah Lenney, Paul Lisicky, Judith Kitchen and Ira Sukrungruang.

Sunday  24 November, Chicago Book Expo

2:30-3:30, St. Augustine College
1345 West Argyle, Chicago, IL
Reading and Discussion of 2013  University of Nebraska books Body Geographic and Occasional Desire, with David Lazar.

Wednesday 6  November, Sheffield’s Bar in Lakeview, Chicago
Reading Under the Influence
RUI features readings of original short stories plus short-short excerpts of published work related to a theme of the month, with trivia contests. My theme was deferment.

Thursday, October 24. Lincoln Park Campus,
Richardson Library, Room 300
One Book, One Chicago: Migration Across The Disciplines
Three DePaul faculty members—Barrie Jean Borich, Creative Writing; Ogenga Otunnu, History; and Shailja Sharma, International Studies—discuss their own work and offer interdisciplinary perspectives on migration as well as a Q&A session with the audience.

Friday -Sunday, August 2-4, 2013
OutWrite LGBT Book Festival in Washington DC
I will read at 6:30 p.m
at The Reeves Center, 2000 14th Street NW

Thursday- Saturday, May 23-26, 2013
Saints & Sinners Conference, New Orleans LA

Tuesday, May 21,  2013 at 6:00 p.m.
DePaul University Writers’ Series
Richardson Library, Room 115
DePaul University, Lincoln Park Campus, Chicago IL

Tuesday, May 21,  2013 at 6:00 p.m.
DePaul University Writers’ Series
Richardson Library, Room 115
DePaul University, Lincoln Park Campus, Chicago IL

Saturday May 11, 2013 at 7:00 p.m.
Barrie Jean Borich reading from BODY GEOGRAPHIC
SubText Books
165 Western Ave N Suite 14, St. Paul MN

Thursday, May 9,  2013 at 7:00 p.m.
Barrie Jean Borich reading from BODY GEOGRAPHIC
Rachael Hanel reading from WE’LL BE THE LAST ONES TO LET YOU DOWN
The Book Cellar Chicago
4736-38 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago IL

Friday, April 12,  2013 at 7:30 p.m.
CHICAGO BOOK BODY GEOGRAPHIC LAUNCH
Barrie Jean Borich reading from BODY GEOGRAPHIC
Melanie Hoffert reading from PRAIRIE SILENCE
Women & Children First
5233 N. Clark St. Chicago IL

Thursday, March 21, 2013 at 5:00 p.m
UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND
Read/Write: Barrie Jean Borich, author of BODY GEOGRAPHIC, reading and discussion.
Swan Hall, 154 60 Upper College Rd, University of Rhode Island, Kingston RI

Sunday March 17, 2013 at 4:00 p.m.
ST. PAUL BODY GEOGRAPHIC LAUNCH
Barrie Jean Borich reads from her new memoir BODY GEOGRAPHIC
Common Good Books, 38 S Snelling Ave, Saint Paul MN

Saturday, March 16
MINNEAPOLIS BODY GEOGRAPHIC LAUNCH
Barrie Jean Borich Publication Reading
with guest appearances by: Aundria Morgan; Ben Kreilkamp; Doug Federheart; Ellen Lansky; Heid Erdrich; Frieda Gardner; Kathyrn Kysar; Katrina Vandenberg; Laura Migliorino; Morgan Grayce Willow; Pat Cumbie; Patrick Scully; Sheila O’Connor; Sun Yung Shin, Megan Maloney-Vinz.   MAPS by Chris Cinque; Juliet Patterson.
CAKE!  MAPMAKING!  BOOKS!  The Loft at Open Book (Performance Hall)

Thursday March 7—Saturday March 9, 2013
2013 AWP Conference & Bookfair, Boston MA
PANEL: Eros in the Classroom with Heather McNaugher, Michele Morano  and Barrie Jean Borich. Thursday 7 March, 4:30 p.m.
PANEL: Essayists on the Essay with Ned Stuckey-French, Lynn Bloom, Jenny Spinner, Patrick Madden and Barrie Jean Borich. Saturday March 9.
BOOKSIGNING:  Body Geographic. Saturday March 9, 1:30 p.m., University of Nebraska Press Table
 

Thursday, February 28, 2013 at 5:30-6:30 p.m.
Barrie Jean Borich & Re’Lynn Hansen Reading
COLUMBIA COLLEGE
  Chicago IL
Saturday, March 16, 2013 at 7:00 p.m.