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Tuesday, April 2, 2013
WUNC-FM (NPR)
“The State of Things”
324 Blackwell St., Suite 600
Durham, NC 27701
Contact: Alex Granados
919-445-9183
agranados@mail.wuncfm.unc.edu
www.stateofthings.org

Tuesday, April 2, 2013 – 6:00 p.m.
Barnhill’s
Discussion, Q&A, and Signing
811 Burke St.
Winston-Salem, NC
Contact: Stacy Castanedo
336-602-1383
stacy@onlyatbarnhills.com
www.onlyatbarnhills.com

Tuesday, April 9, 2013 – 7:30 p.m.
Quail Ridge Books & Music
Reading and Signing, with Lee Smith Introducing
3522 Wade Ave.
Raleigh, NC 27607
Contact: Rene Martin
919-828-1588
rene.martin@quailridgebooks.com
www.quailridgebooks.com/book/9780425261309

Thursday, April 11, 2013 – 7:00 p.m.
Park Road Books
Discussion, Q&A, and Signing
4139 Park road
Charlotte, NC 28209
Contact: Frank Burleson
704-525-9239
frankburleson@parkroadbooks.com
www.parkroadbooks.com

Saturday, April 13, 2013 – 11:00 a.m.
McIntyre’s Fine Books
Reading, Q&A, and Signing
220 Market St.
Fearrington Village Center
Pittsboro, NC 27312
Contact: Keebe Fitch
919-542-3030 (store)
keebe@fearrington.com
www.mcintyresbooks.com

Thursday, April 18, 2013 – 7:00 p.m.
Regulator Bookshop
Discussion, Q&A, and Signing
720 9th St.
Durham, NC 27705
Contact: Tom Campbell
919-286-2700
regulatorbookshop@gmail.com
www.regulatorbookshop.com/event/elaine-neil-orr

Saturday, April 20, 2013 – 2 p.m.
Flyleaf Books
Discussion, Reading, Q&A, and Signing with Refreshments
752 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
Chapel Hill, NC 27514
Contact: Jamie Fiocco
919-942-7936
Jamie@flyleafbooks.com
www.flyleafbooks.com

Wednesday, April 24, 2013 – 6 p.m.
NC State Alumni Association
Dinner, Reading, and Signing, with Jill McCorkle
Ticket required
NCSU Centennial Campus
2450 Alumni Dr.
Raleigh, NC 27695
Contact: Ginny Hall
919-515-0517
Ginny_Hall@ncsu.edu

Saturday, April 27, 2013 – 7:00 p.m.
Malaprop’s Bookstore and Café
Discussion, Q&A, and Signing
55 Haywood St.
Asheville, NC 28801
Contact: Alsace Young-Walentine
828-254-6734
alsace@malaprops.com
www.malaprops.com/event/elaine-neil-orr-presents-different-sun-novel-africa

Thursday, May 2, 2013 – 6:00 p.m.
Hub City Bookstore
Discussion, Q&A, and Signing
186 West Main St.
Spartanburg, SC 29306
Contact: Erin Haire
864-577-9349
erinhaire@gmail.com
http://hubcity.org/bookshop

Tuesday, May 14, 2013 – 4:30 p.m
Discussion, Q&A, and Signing
THE COUNTRY BOOKSHOP
140 NW Broad St
Southern Pines, NC 28387
Contact: Kimberly Daniels
910-692-3211
kimberlyddaniels@gmail.com

Friday, May 17-25, 2013
Spalding University Brief-Residency MFA Program, Elaine on faculty,
Louisville, Ky.

Friday, May 17, 2013
2:00 PM to 3:00 PM CST
Live in-studio
WRFL-FM
“Accents”
3475 Lyon Dr. #75
Lexington, KY 40513
Host: Katerina Stoykova-Klemer
Contact: Katerina Stoykova-Klemer
cell 859-806-1785
katerina.klemer@gmail.com
http://katerinaklemer.com/ownaccent/

Sunday, May 19, 2013 – 5:15 p.m.
Celebration of New Books, Spalding University
Brown Hotel, 16th Floor Gallery
335 W. Broadway
Louisville, KY 40202
Contact: Katy Yocom, 503-873-4400

Thursday, June 20, more details to come
Reading/discussion with the Greensboro Public Library
Contact: Beth Sheffield
sheffield@greensboro-nc.gov

Saturday, June 29, 2013 – 2:00 p.m.
Reading and Signing
The Fountain Bookstore
Richmond, Virginia
Contact: Kelly Justice
804-788-1594

Friday, Sept. 6, 2013
Teaching a class, preliminary to BOOKMARKS. Details to come.

Saturday, Sept.7, BOOKMARKS
Winston-Salem, N.C.
BOOKMARKS
709-C South Marshall Street
Winston-Salem, NC 27101
Contact: Ginger Hendricks
336-460-4722
ginger.hendricks@bookmarksbookfestival.org
www.bookmarksbookfestival.org

Sept. 19, 2013, Thursday, 7:00 p.m.
Resource Center for Women and Ministry in the South
Reading and Q&A
Durham, NC
Cost: Free, but RSVP and we’ll send directions
Contact: RCWMS, rcwmsnc@aol.com, www.rcwms.org, 919-683-1236

Saturday, Sept. 28,, 2013 – 1-4:30 p.m.
CNF Workshop, Community Writing Workshop Series, Jacar Press & the Nazim Hikmet Festival (registration required)
Public Reading, 5:00 p.m.
Turkish House
303 East Durham Rd., Cary, N.C.
Contact: Richard Kraiwiec
jacarpress@gmail.com

Saturday, October 12, 2013 – 3:00pm – 4:00pm
Southern Festival of Books
“In and Out of Africa: Slavery, Missionaries and Brave New Worlds,” with Margaret Wrinkle
Nashville Public Library, Special Collections Room
Nashville, Tennessee

Friday, Nov. 8, 2013
Reading
City Lights Bookstore
3 E Jackson St, Sylva, NC 28779
(828) 586-9499

Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013 – 7:00 pm
27 Views of Raleigh Reading, Raleigh, N.C.
African-American Cultural Room, NC State University
Contact: Sheila McKoy-Smith
ssmckoy@ncsu.edu

Friday, November 15 – 11:30am
Reading and Writing Talk by Award Winning Novelist Elaine Neil Orr
The Wild Fig Bookstore
1439 Leestown Rd, Lexington, KY 40511
Contact, Crystal Wilkinson
(859) 381-8133

Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013
Spalding University Brief Residency MFA in Writing, Fall Residency
Cross-genre Lecture in Fiction and Creative Non-fiction
Louisville, Kentucky

Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014
Walter Magazine, Dinner and Reading with Four North Carolina Writers
With Jill McCorkle, Wilton Barnhardt, and Allan Gurganus
Umstead Hotel, Research Triangle Park
Contact: Liza Roberts
Liza.Roberts@WalterMagazine.com

Jan. 24-26, 2014
New Voices 2014
Misty Valley Books
Chester, Vermont
Contact: Lynne Reed
mvbooks@vermontel.net

March 6, 2014
Opening Doors to Literacy
Kappa Kappa Gamma Alumnae Association
Little Rock, Arkansas
Details to come

May 13, 2014
Historical Book Club of North Carolina
Guest Author
Greensboro Country Club
Greensboro, N.C.
Details to come

Wednesday, Mar 26, 2014
Public Reading
Main Building, Alamance Community College,
Graham, NC

Sunday, April 6, 2014
“Crossing Oceans: Southern Writers in Other Worlds,” with Angela Davis-Gardner
North Carolina Book Festival,
Hunt Library, North Carolina State University
Raleigh, NC

Tuesday, April 15, 2014
Watts Street Baptist Book Club
Durham, NC

April 18-20, 2014
Alabama Book Festival (schedule to be announced)
Montgomery, AL

Tuesday, April 29, 2014
Book Club
Millbrook Methodist Church,
Raleigh, NC

July 13-18, 2014
“Finding Your Life through Writing It”
Cullowee Mountain Arts,
Western Carolina University,
Cullowee, NC

July 26, 2014
“Global North Carolina Literature” Panel
North Carolina Writers’ Conference
Asheville

Aug. 21, 2014, 7:00 p.m.
Shepherd’s Vineyard Book Club

Friday Aug 29, 2014 – 10:00 a.m. – noon
Wonderland Book Club,
Center for Excellence,
3803-B Computer Dr. Suite 106,
Raleigh, NC
OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014 – 7:00 p.m.
The Book Club with Nancy Henderson-James,
Durham, NC

Oct. 1, 2014 – 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Luncheon and talk,
North Raleigh United Methodist Church
Raleigh, NC

Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014 – 7:00 p.m.
“Living and Writing, Writing and Lying,” a conversation,
Scuppernong Books,
Greensboro, NC

Nov. 8, 2014 – noon
American Academy of University Women Author Luncheon,
Wilmington, NC

Monday, March 23, 2015
Edenton Street Baptist Church Book Club,
Raleigh, NC

Tuesday, April 7, 2015 – 6:00 p.m.
Dinner and author talk
Friends of The Barton College Library,
Wilson, NC

June 24 – July 6, 2015
Teaching and lecturing in Athens and Crete,
Spalding University’s Brief Residency MFA Program

Monday, Nov. 9, 2015
Books on Roslyn,
Winston-Salem, NC

Thursday, Nov. 19, 2015
Featured Speaker,
Third Thursday Open Mic,
Raleigh, NC