This Week in Drunken Botanist Tour Dates, and I’m Ready for Some Tequila

This Week in Drunken Botanist Tour Dates, and I’m Ready for Some Tequila

And on it goes! All Drunken Botanist tour dates are listed here, but this is what I’ve got going on this week. Please do check details with the venue before heading out. And then–please do head out! I’d love to see you. And you. All of you, really.   April 06 2013 05:00 PM — Eureka Theater Book Launch Party, Eureka, CA 5 PM:  Lecture & slide show in the theater.  6-9 PM:  Drinks served, book signing.   The...

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Drunken Botanist Pacific Northwest Tour Dates, And a Rum Cocktail for You!

Drunken Botanist Pacific Northwest Tour Dates, And a Rum Cocktail for You!

If you’re in Portland, Seattle, or Bellingham, I’d love to see you this week. All the tour dates are online here, but this week’s stops include:   March 27 2013 07:30 PM — Powell’s (Burnside location), Portland, OR With a special appearance by House Spirits Distillery‘s Christian Krogstad, who will talk about the botanical nature of his delightful Aviation Gin, and a selection of cocktail-friendly plants...

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Drunken Botanist West Coast Tour Dates, Plus – Vodka Week!

Drunken Botanist West Coast Tour Dates, Plus – Vodka Week!

Vodka week? Isn’t every week vodka week? Yeah, well. I’m still hanging out on the West Coast, so if you’re in the neighborhood, I hope you’ll drop by. Complete list of tour dates can be found here, and please do check with the venue before heading out in case of last-minute changes.   March 21 2013 07:30 PM — Capitola Book Cafe, Capitola, CA March 22 2013 07:00 PM — Rakestraw Books, Danville, CA March...

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Drunken Botanist California Tour Dates, Plus Your Weekly Cocktail

Drunken Botanist California Tour Dates, Plus Your Weekly Cocktail

Okay, folks! Your devoted correspondent is on a book tour for the next couple of months. I’d love to stay and chat, but instead I’m going to furnish you with a list of tour dates and ask you to come out and fill a seat, badger your friends into filling seats, pester your neighbors, and so on. And if you’re not in the neighborhood, well, I’ve got a drink and some drink-ish, garden-ish, stuff for you. First, the coming...

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Psssst! Available for Pre-Order!

  Hey, guess what?  The Drunken Botanist is officially available for pre-order.  Here are a bunch of ways you can do it: Ask your local independent bookstore to order a copy for you. Pre-order at Barnes & Noble. Pre-order at Amazon. Stop by this page in February and pre-order a signed copy from me. (Sorry, we can’t take pre-orders for signed copies this far in advance, but we’ll be up and running in...

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Off to Columbia, MD

Off to Columbia, MD

Hey, if you’re in the area, stop in and see me at the Howard County Library.  I’ll be talking about Wicked Bugs and Wicked Plants, and they’d like you to register in advance here. I’m also headed to Longwood Gardens, but they tell me that one’s sold out.  There is a waiting list–if you want to get on it, give that a try here. And after I get back?  Some exciting early news about my next book The Drunken...

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Quick! Grab an ebook for $1.99!

Quick! Grab an ebook for $1.99!

Hey, good news! Algonquin Books has picked a whole bunch of garden and nature ebook titles for $1.99 for the entire month of July. The list includes two books from Diana Wells–Lives of Trees and 100 Birds and How They Got Their Names–as well as three lovely escapist narratives: The Sound of a Wild Snail Eating, Settled in the Wild, and the literary anthology The Writer in the Garden. And a couple of my books are on the...

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Heading to LA, Asheville NC, Portland

Hey folks–if you’re in any of these places, I’ll be there too. See you? May 04 2012 06:00 PM — Los Angeles Natural History Museum First Friday Series, Los Angeles, CA Wicked Bugs in conversation…. May 06 2012 01:30 PM — North Carolina Arboretum, Asheville, NC A special Wicked Plants lecture in conjunction with the Arboretum’s exhibit based on the book May 11 2012 06:30 PM — A Wicked Evening with...

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Nebraska and Arkansas Events

I have a feeling I'm going to see some very pretty countryside this week!  Here's where I'm headed: April 19, 2012 Lauritzen Gardens Omaha, NE April 21, 2012 1:00 Flower, Garden, and Nature Society of Northwest Arkansas Springdale, AR

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