Appearances

Kathie Giorgio giving the keynote speech at the Southeast Wisconsin Festival of Books
Photo by Michael Giorgio

 

2022 APPEARANCES

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ALL TOLD LAUNCH!

January 27: 7:00 p.m. central time. Kathie’s new novel, All Told, will be launched at a special event sponsored by the Southeast Wisconsin Festival of Books and hosted by Books & Company bookstore! This will be a Zoom event, so anyone anywhere can attend! Kathie will read from the new novel, and then will be interviewed by Jim Higgins, the books editor of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. This is a free event, but you must register to attend. To register, go to    https://www.booksco.com/event/kathie-giorgio-virtual-author-event-sewi

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February 13 – February 18: Kathie will be in residence at Shake Rag Alley in Mineral Point, Wisconsin. She will give a reading on February 16 as a part of the Winter Writers Reading Series. This will be a Zoom event, and registration is required. Kathie will read from her new novel, All Told, released on January 4, and give a sneak peek of her next poetry book, Olivia In Five, Seven, Five; Autism In Haiku, which will be released on August 22, 2022.  The event is free, though a $5 donation is suggested. To register, go to: https://shakeragalley.org/product/wwrs-giorgio/

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April 2 – April 9: Kathie will be Visiting Author at the University of Louisiana – Lafayette. On April 7, at 7:00 p.m., Kathie will give a reading from her new novel, All Told, at Beau Soleil Books in downtown Lafayette. On April 8, from 1:00 – 2:30 p.m., Kathie will present a symposium to graduate students on how to submit their books to publishers.

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April 28, 4:00 central time: Kathie will be one of the featured writers at the launch of the new issue of the Bryant Literary Review. Her short story, “Poof!”, is included in this issue. This is a Zoom event, so anyone anywhere can attend. The Zoom info:

Topic: BLR Launch PartyTime: Apr 28, 2022 05:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

https://bryant.zoom.us/j/3423837556?pwd=SDMzeCsxNXhTL2NRZWpUUWdGbmlHZz09

Meeting ID: 342 383 7556

Passcode: wgs250

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May 13, 2:10 – 3:00: Kathie will present Coaching To A Book Contract, with her student, Nona Schrader, the author of the just-released YA novel, Aqua, at the Wisconsin Education Association Council (WEAC) Conference for retired teachers. This will be held at the Marriott Milwaukee West in Waukesha.

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May 19, 7:00 p.m.: Kathie will be a featured reader for the Vermont College of Fine Arts Alumnx Reading Series. This will be a Zoom event. Information TBA.

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July 7 – 10: Kathie will lead the AllWriters’ Annual Retreat at Mount Mary University. Details can be found at https://www.allwritersworkshop.com/events/special-events/

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July 19, 8:10 a.m.: Kathie will appear on TV Channel 58’s morning show in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

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July 26, 7:00 p.m.: Kathie will be a guest at the Creekside Book Club in La Crosse, Wisconsin. The group will be discussing All Told. This book club has read and discussed every single one of Kathie’s books!

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July 28th, 6:30 – 8:00 p.m: Kathie will be doing a reading/signing/meet’n’greet with All Told at Pearl Street Books in LaCrosse! Pearl Street Books is located at 323 Pearl Street.

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July 30, 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. – Kathie will be leading her workshop, The Labyrinth and the Creative Spirit at Kinstone Circle in Fountain City, Wisconsin. Information and registration can be found at https://www.kinstonecircle.com/events/labyrinth-creative-spirit/

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September 22, 7:00 – 8:30 p.m.: Kathie will present All Told at the Wauwatosa Public Library, 7635 W. North Avenue, Wauwatosa, WI. Kathie will also talk about how the influence of the #metoo movement helped to inspire her to write this novel.

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October 4, 1 – 2:30 central time p.m.: Kathie will be visiting with the Bannockburn Bookclub, which will be discussing Kathie’s novel, If You Tame Me.

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October 27, 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.: Kathie and her daughter Olivia will present the book, Olivia In Five, Seven, Five; Autism In Haiku, at the WordHaven Bookhouse, 923 N. 8th Street, in Sheboygan, Wisconsin.

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November 5, 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.: Kathie and her daughter Olivia will be the Saturday morning keynote at the Southeast Wisconsin Festival of Books. They will read from Olivia In Five, Seven, Five; Autism In Haiku, and then will be interviewed on stage by Jim Higgins, books editor of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. The festival is held at the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee, Waukesha Campus, at 1500 N. University Drive, in Waukesha, WI. The book festival runs from 9:00 a.m. to 4:15 p.m.

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November 5, all day: Kathie will appear in or moderating several panels at the Southeast Wisconsin Festival of Books.  This includes a special writing life presentation, entitled How Does She Do It? Kathie Giorgio Talks About Publishing 14 Books In All 4 Genres In 13 Years. The festival is held at the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee, Waukesha Campus, at 1500 N. University Drive, in Waukesha, WI. The book festival runs from 9:00 a.m. to 4:15 p.m.

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November 7, 1:30 – 3:30 p.m.: Kathie and her daughter Olivia will present Our Paths On The Autism Spectrum, at the Elm Grove School For Lifelong Learning, in Elm Grove, Wisconsin.

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November 14, 2:00 – 2:45 p.m. – Kathie will discuss All Told and Olivia In Five, Seven, Five; Autism In Haiku,  on the Bookable Space Podcast. Details TBA.

 

 

 


Watch Kathie talking about the Southeast Wisconsin Festival of Books on The Morning Blend: