Archive for the ‘Flyover Book’ Category

Macksville Library

September 3rd, 2011 at 9:22 pm

I had fun at the Macksville Library today. I felt honored to be invited for Macksville’s 125th Anniversary event. Jody Suiter is a great librarian – very enthusiastic and she’s really working at making the library a part of the lives of Macksville residents.

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KPR Presents: Notable Books

August 28th, 2011 at 9:34 am

  Broadcasting Hall, Kansas Public Radio, University of Kansas, Lawrence Tonight (Sunday), at 8 p.m., Kaye McIntyre’s show on Kansas Public Radio, KPR Presents, will feature 7 of the 15 2011 Kansas Notable Book Award winners. The show airs tonight and yours truly be on the program right at 8 p.m. CDT, when the show […]

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Reading at Faith and Life

August 14th, 2011 at 9:12 am

On Saturday morning, I had a reading/book-signing event at Faith & Life Bookstore, 606 N. Main, in Newton. Some people came in with their Flyover People books in hand. They had read the book and liked it enough to show up, so that’s always good for a writer’s soul. Such nice people were there; I […]

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Faith & Life

August 11th, 2011 at 12:33 pm

***** ATTENTION NEWTON-AREA FOLKS ***** If you’re looking for some literary thing to do on Saturday, Aug. 13, swing by the Faith and Life Bookstore, 606 N. Main in Newton. I’ll be doing a short reading from Flyover People: Life on the Ground in a Rectangular State at 10 a.m. with a book-signing following, 10 […]

Flyover Book, writing

Saturday at 1 p.m.

August 5th, 2011 at 7:10 am

old Goessel State Bank building If you’re out and about on Saturday and in the Goessel area looking for something to do, stop by the Mennonite Heritage Museum – it’s Threshing Days. Inside the old Goessel State Bank on the museum grounds (which is air-conditioned, I am told), I will be reading from Flyover People: […]

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Another Kansas Profile

July 13th, 2011 at 8:41 pm

Me, this time: Kansas Profile – Now That’s Rural – Cheryl Unruh – Flyover People   ***

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Honored to be on the list

June 22nd, 2011 at 3:12 pm

***** Today the State Library of Kansas and the Kansas Center for the Book released the 2011 Kansas Notable Book List: The 2011 Kansas Notable Books are (alphabetical by title and brief synopsis): Amy Barickman’s Vintage Notions by Amy Barickman (Shawnee Mission)  Inspired by Kansan Mary Brooks Picken, a pioneer in the domestic arts and […]

Flyover Book, Kansans, writing

Capitol event

June 18th, 2011 at 7:16 pm

This morning in the House of Representatives Chamber in the Kansas Capitol, Gary Blitsch of SouthWind Art Gallery introduced Don Lambert and me.   Don Lambert portrayed John Steuart Curry and so he was dressed in his painter’s overalls. I was dressed in my author clothes. Actually, I would not, could not write in these […]

Art, events, Flyover Book, Kansas sesquicentennial

Saturday at 10 a.m.

June 15th, 2011 at 10:15 am

Ahhhhh, Kansas! For those of you in the Northeast Kansas area, come celebrate the Sesquicentennial with us on Saturday, June 18, at 10 a.m. in the Kansas Capitol. I’ll be reading some of my very favorite Kansas essays and Don Lambert will portray Capitol muralist John Steuart Curry. The details are here in a letter […]

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In the House

June 12th, 2011 at 12:30 pm

File photo:  Senate Chamber in the Kansas Capitol (I couldn’t find a picture of the House Chamber.) Next Saturday, June 18, I’ll be giving a reading from my book, Flyover People, in the Kansas House Chamber as part of the month-long celebration called Savor Kansas in honor of the state’s sesquicentennial. And notable Kansan Don […]

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At the Strecker-Nelson

May 30th, 2011 at 10:23 am

I had a glorious time Friday evening at the Strecker-Nelson Art Gallery. Jay and Barbara Nelson hosted a signing event for me and my book, Flyover People, at their downtown Manhattan gallery at 406 1/2 Poyntz. It’s fun to go to a different city and meet a whole new batch of people, and let me […]

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