Thanks to Suzy Staubach and the team at the UConn Coop Bookstore, we had a swell launch for The Vault of Dreamers yesterday afternoon. I was touched that so many dear friends came to celebrate with me, and one of my cousins drove four hours to make the event. After I read the opening chapter, answered questions, and signed copies, I had a chance to visit with people and talk books. It was the perfect way to send my novel off into the wild. A… Continue reading
I have a special relationship with the Co-op. I first met Suzy 20 years ago when I moved to the area and came into the bookstore with my kids so they could crawl into the little red barn. We bought our first… Continue reading
Book lovers flocked to the Grand Opening of the UConn Co-op Bookstore at Storrs Center, CT, this weekend. The ribbon-cutting event jointly celebrated the opening of the Bookstore, the Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry, and Le Petit Marché Café, which share the contiguous space. More people came than were expected Saturday afternoon, March 1st, and the celebration was super fun.
*Spiegelman’s lecture has been postponed to Monday, March 24, 2014.
Two upcoming events I’m excited about are the opening of the Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry at Storrs Center this Saturday, March 1st and Art Spiegelman’s talk “What the %@&*! Happened to Comics?” at the Jorgensen Monday, March 24th. Both events are free and open to the public, and I can’t wait.
Naturally, I’m a little scared of traditional puppets, but I love how weird… Continue reading
I had such a nice time at the UConn Coop last night. Thanks to Suzy Staubach and Sharon for putting on such a nice event, and thanks to my friends and family for coming by to help celebrate the release of Promised. I really love living in a small town with my buds and our own, familiar bookstore.
Suzy Staubach and the kind team at the UConn Co-op put on a fun launch for Prized last night, and I was touched that so many of my friends came, including one from college I haven’t seen in years. She and her daughter came all the way from Rhode Island to surprise me. Madness!
The local high school had their concert rescheduled to last night due to the power outages last week, which accounted for a shortage of singers in the audience. Nevertheless, it was a special… Continue reading