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U.P. Book Tour

Tuesday, July 2, 2013

Join Ron Riekki, editor of The Way North: Collected Upper Peninsula New Works, and contributors from the collection for a summer book tour! From Brighton to Houghton and all points in between, catch Michigan poets and fiction writers reading along with Riekki at a variety of locations during July and August 2013.

Check out a map of the locations!

Visit Ron Riekki's website for even more information!

Monday, July 22: Erickson Center for the Arts (N9246 Saw-wa-Quato Street, Curtis, MI 49820), 7:00 pm, w/ Marty Achatz, Randall R. Freisinger, Sue Harrison, Jen A. Howard

Thursday, July 25: Kazoo Books II (2413 Parkview  Kalamazoo, MI  49008) 6:30 pm, w/Bonnie Jo Campbell, Nancy Eimers, Kim Kolbe, William Olsen, Janeen Rastall, Ron Riekki, Keith Taylor, Eric Torgersen

Saturday, July 27: Horizon Books (115 S. Mitchell St, Cadillac, MI 49601), 2:00 - 4:00 pm, signing w/Andrew Kantar, Janeen Rastall, Ron Riekki, Phillip Sterling, Eric Torgersen

Tuesday, July 30: Schuler Books (1982 W Grand River Ave  Okemos, MI 48864), 6:30 pm, w/Janeen Rastall, Vincent Reusch, Ron Riekki, and Keith Taylor

Wednesday, July 31: Horizon Books (243 E Front St  Traverse City, MI 49684), 7:00 pm, w/Steve Hamilton, L.E. Kimball, VIncent Reusch, Ron Riekki

Wednesday, July 31: Roscommon Area District Library (241 E Federal Highway, Roscommon, MI 48653), 3:30 pm, w/Steve Hamilton

Thursday, August 1: Books-A-Million, (2612 Crossings Circle, Traverse City, MI 49684), 12:00 pm, w/Steve Hamilton

Thursday, August 1: Beaver Island Public Library (26400 Donegal Bay Rd  Beaver Island, MI 49782), 7:00 pm, w/Ron Riekki, M.L. Liebler, Patrick McGinnity

Friday, August 2: Safe Harbor Books (16 E M-134, Cedarville, MI 49719), 12 pm, signing w/Steve Hamilton

Friday, August 2: Anchor in Naubinway, (W11623 US Highway 2, Naubinway, MI 49762), 2:00 pm, signing w/Steve Hamilton

Friday, August 2: Beaver Island Public Library (26400 Donegal Bay Rd  Beaver Island, MI 49782), 7:00 pm, w/Keith Taylor, Beverly Matherne, Mary McMyne, Janeen Rastall

Friday, August 2: First Edition, Too Inc. Bookstore (W4487 Worth Rd, Moran, MI 49760), 4:00 pm, signing w/Steve Hamilton

Saturday, August 3: Harbor Springs Public Library (206 S. Spring St, Harbor Springs, MI 49740), 11:30 am - 1:00 pm, reading w/M.L. Liebler, Ron Riekki, Phillip Sterling, Keith Taylor

Saturday, August 3: Bayliss Public Library (541 Library Drive, Sault Ste. Marie, MI 49783), 11:00 am, signing w/Steve Hamilton

Saturday, August 3: Up North Books (3362 I 75 Business Spur, Sault. Ste. Marie, MI 49783), 2:00 pm, signing w/Steve Hamilton

Saturday, August 3: Book World (404 Ashmun St, Sault Ste Marie 49783), 5:00 pm, signing w/Steve Hamilton

Sunday, August 4: Book World (404 Ashmun St  Sault Ste. Marie, MI 49783), 2:00 - 4:00 pm, w/Ellen Airgood, Ron Riekki

Sunday, August 4: Lake Superior State University (Superior Room, Walker Cisler Student and Conference Center, 650 W Easterday Ave, Sault Ste. Marie, MI 49783), 6:00 pm, w/Ellen Airgood, Bonnie Jo Campbell, Sue Harrison

Monday, August 5: Rudyard School Public Library (11185 W 2nd St  Rudyard, MI 49780), 1:00 - 2:00 pm, w/Marty Achatz, Steve Hamilton, Sue Harrison, Ron Riekki, Keith Taylor

Monday, August 5: Whitefish Township Community Library (7247 N M 123  Paradise, MI 49768), 3:30 - 4:30pm, w/Marty Achatz, Julie Brooks Barbour, Steve Hamilton, Ron Riekki, Keith Taylor

Monday, August 5: Tahquamenon Public Library (700 Newberry Ave  Newberry, MI 49868), 6:00 - 8:00pm, w/Ellen Airgood, Bonnie Jo Campbell, Steve Hamilton, Ron Riekki, John Smolens

Tuesday, August 6: Falling Rock Café & Bookstore (104 E Munising Ave  Munising, MI 49862), 2:00 - 4:00 pm, w/Bonnie Jo Campbell, Steve Hamilton, Ron Riekki, John Smolens


Tuesday, August 6: Snowbound Books (118 N 3rd St  Marquette Township, MI 49855), 5:00 - 7:00 pm, w/Steve Hamilton

Tuesday, August 6: Butler Theatre (119-121 S Main St, Ishpeming, MI 49849), 7:00 - 9:00 pm, w/Robert Alexander, Sharon Dilworth, Amber Edmondson, Sue Harrison, Jen A. Howard, Beverly Matherne, Janeen Rastall, Andrea Scarpino

Wednesday, August 7: Negaunee Public Library (319 W Case St  Negaunee, MI 49866), 2:00 - 3:30 pm, w/Sharon Dilworth, Sue Harrison, L.E. Kimball, April Lindala, Austin Hummell

Wednesday, August 7: Peter White Public Library (217 N Front St  Marquette, MI 49855), 7:00 - 9:00 pm, w/Bonnie Jo Campbell (books supplied by Snowbound Books)

Thursday, August 8: Book World (136 W Washington St  Marquette, MI 49855), 4:30 - 6:00 pm, w/Bonnie Jo Campbell, April Lindala, Jane Piirto, Janice Repka, Ron Riekki

Thursday, August 8: Snowbound Books (118 N Third St., Marquette, MI 49855), 6:30 - 8:00 pm, w/Sharon Dilworth and Bonnie Jo Campbell

Friday, August 9: North Wind Books (601 Quincy St  Hancock, MI 49930), 2:00 - 4:00 pm, w/Bonnie Jo Campbell, Randall R. Freisinger, April Lindala, Ron Riekki, Phillip Sterling

Friday, August 9: Book World (136 W. Washington, Marquette, MI 49855), 3:00 - 5:00 pm, signing w/Marty Achatz, Janeen Rastall, Jeff Vande Zande

Friday, August 9: Portage Lake District Library (58 Huron St  Houghton, MI 49931), 4:30 pm, w/Randall R. Freisinger, April Lindala, Ron Riekki

Saturday, August 10: Grandpa's Barn (385 4th St Copper Harbor, MI 49918),  2:00 – 4 pm signing with Ron Reikki; 2:30 - 4:30 pm, signing w/Randall R. Freisinger, Keith Taylor; 3:00 - 5:00 pm, signing w/ Bonnie Jo Campbell 

Sunday, August 11: Book World (114 E. Wall St  Eagle River, WI 54521), 11:00 - 1:00 pm, w/Sue Harrison, Beverly Matherne

Sunday, August 11: Book World (114 E. Wall St  Eagle River, WI 54521), 1:00 - 3:00 pm, w/Ron Riekki, Keith Taylor

Monday, August 12: Book World (58 N Brown St  Rhinelander, WI 54501), 11:00 am - 12:30 pm, w/Sue Harrison, Beverly Matherne

Monday, August 12: Book World (58 N Brown St  Rhinelander, WI 54501), 12:30 - 2:00 pm, w/Ron Riekki, Keith Taylor

Monday, August 12: Book World (1104 S Stephenson Ave  Iron Mountain, MI 49801), 5:00 - 6:00 pm, w/Bonnie Jo Campbell, Ron Riekki

Monday, August 12: Dickinson County Library (401 Iron Mountain St., Iron Mountain, MI  49801), 6:30 - 8:00 pm, panel w/Bonnie Jo Campbell, Sue Harrison, Beverly Matherne, Ron Riekki, Keith Taylor

Tuesday, August 13: Book World (301 N Lincoln Rd, Ste 29, Escanaba, MI 49829), 2:30 - 4:00 pm, w/Bonnie Jo Campbell, Ron Riekki, Catie Rosemurgy

Tuesday, August 13: Escanaba Public Library (400 Ludington St  Escanaba, MI 49829), 7:00 pm, w/Bonnie Jo Campbell, Ron Riekki, Catie Rosemurgy

Wednesday, August 14: Manistique Public Library (100 N Cedar St  Manistique, MI 49854), 1:00 - 3:00 pm, w/Bonnie Jo Campbell, Amber Edmondson, Phillip Sterling, Ron Riekki

Wednesday, August 14: Book World (52 N State St  St Ignace, MI 49781), 6:00 - 7:00 pm, w/Elinor Benedict, Bonnie Jo Campbell, Amber Edmondson, Phillip Sterling, Ron Riekki, Philllip Sterling

Thursday, August 15: Cheboygan Public Library (100 S Bailey St  Cheboygan, MI 49721), 6:30 pm, w/Sue Harrison, Janice Repka, Ron Riekki, Keith Taylor

Thursday, August 15: Between the Covers (152 E Main St  Harbor Springs, MI 49740), 2:00 - 3:00 pm, signing w/Steve Amick, Bonnie Jo Campbell

Saturday, August 17: Barnes and Noble (9605 Green Oak Village Place, Brighton, MI 48116), 1:00 - 3:00 pm, w/book signing with Amber Edmondson, Eric Gadzinski, Janeen Rastall, Ron Riekki

Monday, Aug 19: George W. Spindler Memorial Library (186 N Main St, Woodland, MI 48897), 6:00 pm, w/Eric Gadzinski, Sue Harrison, Mary McMyne, Ron Riekki

Tuesday, August 20: Barnes and Noble (9605 Green Oak Village Place, Brighton, MI 48116), 1:00 - 3:00 pm, w/Barbara Krueger, Ron Riekki, Keith Taylor, June Thomas, Gloria Whelan

Tuesday, August 20: Schuler Books (1982 W Grand River Ave  Okemos, MI 48864), 6:30 pm, w/Eric Gadzinski, Sue Harrison, Mary McMyne, Janice Repka, Ron Riekki