"I doubt we'll see a finer literary debut this year than The Story of Edgar Sawtelle. David Wroblewski's got storytelling talent to burn and a big, generous heart to go with it."
—Richard Russo, author of Bridge of Sighs

2013 Past Events

March 23 Golden, CO Foothills AAUW Author Luncheon
June Denver Lighthouse Writers LitFest Class: Design in Fiction (Date TBD)
August 1 Chautauqua, NY Chautauqua Literary and Scientific Circle Discussion: The Story of Edgar Sawtelle
Feburary 22-27 Aspen, CO The Aspen Institute (final date TBD)
April 16-17 Appleton, WI Fox Cities Book Festival

2011 Past Events

June 7 Denver Lighthouse Writers LitFest Salon: Final Words
July 11 Denver Denver University Publishing Institute Interview:
How Books are Born
July 14 Denver Denver University Publishing Institute Panel:
An Inside Look At How Books Get Published

 

2010 Past Events

January 9 Boulder, CO Boulder Public Library
January 21 Dallas, TX Dallas Museum of Art
January 25 Houston, TX Inprint/Margaret Root Brown Reading Series
February 25 Aspen, CO Aspen Winter Words
April 10 Denver, CO AWP Conference
April 17 Appleton, WI Fox Cities Book Festival
October 22-23 Tulsa, OK Nimrod Conference for Readers and Writers
Conference attendees wishing to prepare in advance may read the William Maxwell short story, "The Thistles In Sweden," available in All The Days and Nights: The Collected Stories.
October 24 Tulsa, OK BookSmart Tulsa

 

2009 Past Events

Jan 17 Broomfield, Colorado Benefit reading, Broomfield Public and College Hill Libraries
Tickets, College Hill Library: (303) 404-5104
Jan 24 Denver, Colorado American Library Association, Midwinter Meeting
Colorado Convention Center
Jan 26 www.oprah.com Oprah's Book Club live webcast
Jan 31 Denver, Colorado Tattered Cover Lodo: Writers Respond to Readers
Mar 10 North Palm Beach, FL Northern Trust's Literary Society/A Novel Approach
Mar 11 Boca Raton, FL Northern Trust's Literary Society/A Novel Approach
April 3 Ghent, Belgium Literary festival: ZOGEZEGD in Gent
April 25 Los Angeles Los Angeles Times Festival of Books
May 10 Toronto Globe and Mail Open House Literary Festival
May 11 New York City
Literacy Partners/Evening of Readings Annual Gala
May 14 Baur's Restaurant, Denver Finalist Reading, Colorado Book Awards
May 27-29 Lillehammer, Norway Norwegian Festival of Literature
June 10 New York City Symphony Space/Thalia Book Club
June 17 Omaha Nebraska Shakespeare Festival
June 22 Aspen Colorado Book Awards (3:30 pm)

Explore Booksellers reading & signing (7pm)

Sept. 9-13 Rio de Janeiro XIV Rio De Janeiro Book Fair
Sept. 15 Hamburg, Germany Harbour Front Literature Festival
Sept. 17 Berlin, Germany Internationales Literaturfestival
Sept. 18 Munich, Germany Library Amerikahaus
Sept. 25 St.Paul, MN Midwestern Booksellers Association
Sept. 26 Washington D.C. National Book Festival
Oct. 8 Albuquerque, NM Bookworks
Oct. 9 Santa Fe, NM Collected Works
Oct. 16 Milwaukee, WI Boswell Books
Oct. 17 Mequon, WI Next Chapter Bookshop
Oct. 18 Oconomowoc, WI Books & Company
Oct. 19 Madison, WI Barnes and Noble
Oct. 20 Chicago, IL Chicago Public Library
Oct. 24-25 Toronto International Festival of Authors
Oct. 26 Boston, MA Newtonville Books
Oct. 27 South Hadley, MA Mount Holyoke College/Odyssey Books
Joint reading with Richard Russo

Oct. 28 Madison, CT RJ Julia Booksellers
Oct. 29 New York City Barnes and Noble, Lincoln Center
Nov. 1 Austin, TX Texas Book Festival
Nov. 2 Denver, CO Denver Post Pen and Podium Series Lecture
Nov. 3 Kansas City, KS Rainy Day Books
Nov. 4 St. Louis, MO St. Louis County Library
Nov. 5 Ann Arbor, MI Nicola's Books
Nov. 6 Iowa City, IA Prairie Lights
Nov. 9 Atlanta, GA Margaret Mitchell House and Museum
Nov. 10 Marietta, GA Borders
Nov. 11 Charlotte, NC Joseph Beth Booksellers
Nov. 12 Durham, NC Regulator Bookshop
Nov. 13 Raliegh, NC Quail Ridge Books
Nov. 14 Durham, NC McIntyre's
Nov. 16 Washington, DC Smithsonian Institute
Nov. 17 Philadelphia, PA Philadelphia Free Library
Dec. 8 Denver, CO The Tattered Cover

 

2008 Past Events

June 4 Toronto International Readings at Harbourfront Centre
Reading
June 10 Denver, CO Tattered Cover Bookstore (Colfax Avenue location)
Reading, Q&A, and signing
June 12 Boulder, CO Boulder Bookstore
Reading, Q&A, and signing
June 16 St. Paul, MN KARE TV: Showcase Minnesota (10 am)

Common Good Books (7:30 pm)
Reading, Q&A, and signing
June 17 Iowa City, IA Prairie Lights Bookstore
Reading, Q&A, and signing
June 18 Madison, WI Barnes and Noble, West Towne Mall
Reading, Q&A, and signing
June 19 Milwaukee, WI WUWM Milwaukee Public Radio: Lake Effect (10 am)

Harry W. Schwartz Bookshop (7 pm)
Reading, Q&A, and signing
June 20 Oconomowoc, WI Books & Company
Reading, Q&A, and signing
June 23 Boston, MA Harvard Book Store
Reading, Q&A, and signing
June 24 South Hadley, MA

WLIU Radio: In the Morning with Bonnie Grace

Odyssey Bookshop
Reading, Q&A, and signing

June 25 New York, NY WNYC Radio: Leonard Lopate

McNally Robinson
Reading, Q&A, and Signing
June 26 Washington DC WAMU Radio: The Diane Rehm Show

Politics and Prose
Reading, Q&A, and signing
July 7 Los Angeles Book Soup
Reading, Q&A, and signing
July 8 San Francisco, CA Book Passage
Reading, Q&A, and signing
July 9 San Francisco, CA Stacey's Bookstore (12:30pm)
Reading, Q&A, and signing

Books, Inc. (7pm)
Reading, Q&A, and signing

July 10 Portland, OR Powell's Bookstore
Reading, Q&A, and signing
July 11 Seattle, WA The Elliot Bay Book Company (8pm)
Reading, Q&A, and signing
July 15 Memphis, TN Davis Kidd Booksellers/Joseph Beth
Reading, Q&A, and signing
July 16 Oxford, MS Square Books
Reading, Q&A, and signing
July 17 Jackson, MS Lemuria Books
Reading, Q&A, and signing
July 18 Greenwood, MS

TurnRow Book Company
(panel discussion and joint reading with Andre Dubus III)

July 19 NPR broadcast Michael Feldman's Whaddya Know?
July 23 Edwards, CO Bookworm Bookshop (6 pm)
Reading, Q&A, and signing
Aug 1-31 Barnes & Noble.com David will be participating in the Barnes and Noble New Reads discussion group, which has selected The Story of Edgar Sawtelle for August.
August 28 NBC TV The Today Show
Oct 10-12 Nashville Southern Festival of Books
Oct 15-19 Madison Wisconsin Book Festival
Nov 9-16 Miami Miami Book Fair
Nov 17 Chicago Public Library Writers on the Record with Victoria Lautman
Location: Harold Washington Library Center, Cindy Pritzker Auditorium

(upcoming events)