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Film release of “Seasons – Spring” featuring Marypat and me in canoes. Link below:
Society of Professional Journalists Awards:
– 1st Place for my story in the Montana Quarterly Magazine on Kari Swenson and the sport of biathlon in Montana.
– 3rd Place for my story in the Montana Quarterly Magazine about the tiny school in Bynum, Montana where every kid knows how to dance and play an instrument.
August 13: Reading at West Yellowstone Public Library, 7 PM. Featuring Let Them Paddle.
Paddling the Northern Forest Canoe Trail with Marypat, from Old Forge, NY to Ft. Kent, ME – 740 miles, roughly 40 days.
Feb. 20: Reading/presentation at Western Montana College in Dillon, featuring Let Them Paddle. 7 PM.
Jan. 20: Reading/presentation with Thomas Lee in Sidney, Montana, sponsored by the Sidney Chamber of Commerce, featuring Montana: Real Place, Real People. 6-9 PM.
November 16: Reading/signing with Thomas Lee at Grizzly Claw bookstore and coffee shop in Seeley Lake, MT, featurning Montana: Real Place, Real People.
High Plains Book Festival – Billings, MT. Montana: Real Place, Real People wins Best Art & Photography Book and Let Them Paddle is a finalist for non-fiction.
June 23-July 23: Ruby’s Graduation Expedition – north of Yellowknife, NWT, Canada (see blog post).
May 11: Address/Reading: Montana Rural Postal Carriers Association, Bozeman, Montana.
March 21: Keynote Address – Al Kesselheim & Marypat Zitzer – Montana Environmental Education Association, Bozeman, Montana.
March 25: Keynote Address – Al Kesselheim & Thomas Lee – Montana Tourism Conference, Helena, Montana.
March 30: Public reading – Al Kesselheim reading from “Let Them Paddle” in Great Falls, Montana.
December 8: Signing: Montana Book Company, Helena, Montana: Montana: Real Place, Real People with Thomas Lee – 1 – 3 pm.
November 7: Presentation at Pecha-Kucha Night in Helena, Montana with Thomas Lee – Behind Every Door and Fencepost – 7:00
November 13: Reading/Signing: Country Bookshelf, Bozeman, Montana: Montana: Real Place, Real People with Thomas Lee – 7:30
November 14: Reading/Signing: REI Store, Bozeman, Montana: Montana: Real Place, Real People with Thomas Lee – 6:30
November 27: Reading/signing: Let Them Paddle, Weaver Room, Emerson Cultural Center, Bozeman, Montana. Sponsored by the Montana Wilderness Association – 7:30
November 28: Reading/Signing: Fact and Fiction Bookstore, Missoula, Montana: Montana: Real Place, Real People with Thomas Lee – 7.
October 5-6: Reading/Signing: Montana Festival of the Book, Missoula – Let Them Paddle and Montana: Real Place, Real People
October 19-20: Reading/Signing: High Plains Book Festival, Billings, Montana – Let Them Paddle and Montana: Real Place, Real People with Thomas Lee
October 28: Speaker/Reading: Montana Library Association Conference, Chico Hot Springs – 6:30
October 29: Reading/Signing: Elk River Books, Livingston, Montana – Montana: Real Place, Real People with Thomas Lee – 7
Sept. 5: Reading/Signing – Let Them Paddle at the Bozeman, Montana REI store – 6:30
Sept. 12: Speaker (with Thomas Lee) – Bozeman, Montana’s PechaKucha Night – Ellen Theater, Bozeman, Montana – “Behind Every Door and Fencepost”
August 25: Speaker/Reading – Gallatin Valley Land Trust – Conservator’s Circle Event – 6 pm
July 5: Presentation/signing Montana: Real Place, Real People for the annual family reunion at the Cake Ladies, along the Yellowstone River upstream of Park City, Montana. Authors may even take part in the Big Ditch Tube Ride . . .
July 21: Street signing – Montana: Real Place, Real People. Sidewalk outside of the Country Bookshelf on Main Street in downtown Bozeman, Montana during the annual Crazy Days summer celebration.
June 30: Reading/signing Montana: Real Place, Real People at Lewis and Clark Caverns State Park, near Three Forks, Montana – 7:30 (view park brochure of summer events)
May 4: Reading/signing Let Them Paddle at Fact & Fiction Bookstore, Missoula, MT – 5:30 pm
May 8: Reading/signing Let Them Paddle at Chapter 1 Bookstore, Hamilton, MT – 7 pm
April 3: Reading/signing Let Them Paddle at Country Bookshelf, Bozeman, MT – 7 pm
April 14: Reading/signing Let Them Paddle and Trail Food at the Cornerstone Celebration at the Bozeman Public Library, Bozeman, MT – 7 pm
April 24: Public Reading/Discussion – Dicken’s Celebration – Bozeman Public Library, Bozeman, MT – 7 pm
March 9-10: Readings and book signing Let Them Paddle at Canoecopia paddlesport show, Madison, WI