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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Portland by Sundown!

I’m packing up the car and heading to Portland, where I’ll be a writer-in-residence for two months, teaching a nonfiction workshop in the MFA program at Portland State University.  The incredibly cool people at Tin House are co-sponsors of this deal; thanks to them, I’ll have a nifty little apartment that they may well have to pry me out of at the end of the term. Aaaand I’ll be traveling around the country a little...

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Pennsylvania and Ohio Events

The North Museum is doing a very cool bug exhibit that includes a bit of wickedness–a traveling art exhibit based on Wicked Bugs, using original etchings from the book. And then I'm on to Ohio.  See you there?   March 1, 2012, 7 PM North Museum of Natural History & Science Lancaster, PA March 3, 2012 Miami Valley Gardening Conference Dayton,...

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