Appearances

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

 

2023 APPEARANCES

March 6, 1:00 – 2:30: Kathie and her daughter Olivia will present Olivia In Five, Seven, Five; Autism In Haiku, at ACAP (Adaptive Community Approach Program) of Waukesha. Discussion will follow, as well as a lesson in how to write haiku.

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March 11, 5:00 – 6:30: Kathie will appear on a panel for Wising Up Press’ anthology, The Power of the Pause.  The Zoom discussion will be moderated by Heather Tosteson, Michele Markarian, and William Cass. Kathie’s short story, “Sitting”, is featured in this anthology. Zoom info will be announced here soon.

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April 17, 7:00: Kathie will appear with other poets at the Haiku Day celebration at the Arts & Literature Laboratory. This is located in Madison, at 111 S Livingston St Suite 100. Kathie will present haiku from Olivia In Five, Seven, Five; Autism In Haiku, as well as haiku from her other poetry books.

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April 20, noon to 1:00:  Kathie will be the featured speaker at the Women’s Club of Wisconsin Book Club group. Because April is National Poetry Month, Kathie will speak on “Poetry Isn’t Just About Flowers” and present some of the poetry in her four poetry books.

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THE LAUNCH OF HOPE ALWAYS RISES, KATHIE’S NEWEST NOVEL!

April 27, 7:00 p.m.: Southeast Wisconsin Festival of Books presents the launch of Hope Always Rises, Kathie’s 7th novel and 14th book overall! Kathie will be joined on the stage for a presentation by the American Foundation For Suicide Prevention. Then, after reading from the book, Kathie will be interviewed on stage by Philip Chard, well-known therapist and columnist. Chard writes Out Of My Mind, a column which appeared first in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel and now in the Shepherd Express.

This event will start at 6:00 p.m. and will be held in the Hub at the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee, Waukesha Campus, 1500 N. University Avenue, in Waukesha. It will also be live-streamed on Zoom. It is free and open to the public. Books will be available for purchase and signing.

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May 15, 6:00: Kathie will appear at the Creekside Book Club in La Crosse, Wisconsin! This book club has met to discuss every single one of Kathie’s books, and this time, will be discussing her newest novel, Hope Always Rises!

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June 6, 7:00: Kathie and her daughter Olivia will present Olivia In Five, Seven, Five; Autism In Haiku, at the Elm Grove Public Library, 13600 Juneau Blvd, Elm Grove, Wisconsin. This event is free and open to the public.

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June 28, 6:30: Muskego Public Library, S73W16663 W Janesville Rd, Muskego, WI. Kathie will be discussing “The Writing Life”, offering her experiences and advice to writers.

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July 13 – 16, all day every day: Kathie will lead the AllWriters’ Workplace & Workshop Annual Retreat! Held at Mount Mary University, 2900 Menomonee River Parkway in Milwaukee, this is a 4-day immersion into the writing life. Activities include a lecture by Kathie, workshops, readings, and connection and community with other writers. You can see the event at https://www.allwritersworkshop.com/events/special-events/

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July 22, 10:00 – 3:00: Join Kathie as she leads the popular one-day workshop, The Labyrinth & The Creative Spirit, at Kinstone, S 3439 Cole Bluff Lane, in Fountain City, Wisconsin! This event is for both writers and artists, no matter where you are in your process. You can check out the event at https://www.kinstonecircle.com/events/labyrinth-creative-spirit/

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August 12, 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., Oak Creek Public Library, 8040 S 6th St, Oak Creek, WI. Kathie will appear and present at the Meg Jones Author Fest. More details soon!

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September 16, 6:00: Kathie will appear at the Book Clubbies book club in Franklin, WI! The book club is discussing her novel, All Told.

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September 28, 5:30, Lion’s Tooth Bookstore, 2421 S Kinnickinnic Ave, Milwaukee, WI. Kathie will be discussing “The Writing Life”, offering her experiences and advice to writers.

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October 3, 6:30, Delafield Public Library, 500 Genesee Street, Delafield, WI.  Kathie will be discussing “The Writing Life”, offering her experiences and advice to writers.

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October 12, 6:30, Whitefish Bay Public Library, 5420 N Marlborough Dr, Whitefish Bay, WI. Kathie and her daughter Olivia will present Olivia In Five, Seven, Five; Autism In Haiku.

 

October 19, 8:00: Kathie will appear at the Anonymous Book Club in Waukesha, where the club members will be discussing Hope Always Rises.

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October 25, 7:00 p.m., Brookfield Public Library, 1900 N. Calhoun Road, Brookfield, Wisconsin. Kathie will be discussing “The Writing Life”, offering her experiences and advice to writers.

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October 28, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., UWM at Waukesha, 1500 N. University Drive, Waukesha, WI. Kathie will be keynote at the Authors/Students Connect! event through the Southeast Wisconsin Festival of Books. This conference welcomes high school and college students for a full day of classes and workshops in all genres of writing. Free and open to anyone in high school or college! Register at https://sewibookfest.com/authors-students-connect2023-southeast-wisconsin-festival-of-bookssaturday-october-28-2023-9-am-4-pmuniversity-of-wisconsin-milwaukee-waukesha-campus/

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November 4, all day: Kathie will be presenting in several different programs during the Southeast Wisconsin Festival of Books! Check out the book festival website, https://sewibookfest.com/authors-students-connect2023-southeast-wisconsin-festival-of-bookssaturday-october-28-2023-9-am-4-pmuniversity-of-wisconsin-milwaukee-waukesha-campus/

 

 

 

 


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