Events

Upcoming Presentations by Our Authors

Howard Wight Marshall
Author of Fiddler’s Dream
Program, live music, and book signing
September 15, 2017, 8-10 p.m.
Kibbitznest Books, Brews & Blarney, 2212 N Clybourn Ave, Chicago, IL

Howard Wight Marshall
Author of Fiddler’s Dream
Program, live music with local musicians, and book signing
September 16, 2017, 7 p.m.
New Copperfield’s Book Service, 120 N Side Square, Macomb, IL

Howard Wight Marshall
Author of Fiddler’s Dream
Program with live fiddle music, including master fiddler H. K. Silvey
September 23, 2017, mid-day & evening
Hootin an Hollerin Festival, Historium Museum, Gainesville, MO

Howard Wight Marshall
Author of Fiddler’s Dream
After dinner program
October 6, 2017
The State Historical Society of Missouri Trustee Banquet, Columbia, MO

Howard Wight Marshall
Author of Fiddler’s Dream
Presentation with live music followed by book signing, sponsored by the Missouri Folk Arts Program
October 15, 2017, 2 p.m.
Museum of Art and Archaeology, Mizzou North, Garth & Business Loop 70 West, Columbia, MO

Howard Wight Marshall
Author of Fiddler’s Dream
Presentation with live music followed by book signing
November 18, 2017, 10:30 a.m.
Boone County Historical Society, Columbia, MO – Meet the Author Series

Richard Schroeder
Author of The Foundation of the CIA: Harry Truman, the Missouri Gang, and the Origins of the Cold War
Presentation and book signing
November 28, 2017, 6:30-8 p.m.
Special Events Space (Second Floor), The International Spy Museum, 800 F St, NW, Washington, DC

Howard Wight Marshall
Author of Fiddler’s Dream
Program and book signing
December 2, 2017, 9:30-11 a.m.
Osher Institute, Hillcrest D, Old 63 South, Columbia, MO

Howard Wight Marshall
Author of Fiddler’s Dream
Program and book signing
December 8, 2017, 10 a.m.
Columbia Senior Center Seminar, Columbia, MO

Howard Wight Marshall
Author of Fiddler’s Dream
Program and book signing
December 11, 2017, 7 p.m.
Daniel Boone Regional Library, 100 W Broadway, Columbia, MO

Joel Rhodes
Author of Growing Up in a Land Called Honalee
Presentation and book signing
December 16, 2017, 10:30 a.m.
Boone County Historical Society, Columbia, MO – Meet the Author Series

Howard Wight Marshall
Author of Fiddler’s Dream
Program
March 25, 2018
St. Louis Folk & Roots Festival, Strauss Park, 3233 Washington Blvd. (hosted by St. Louis Folk School)


Past Presentations and Media Appearances by Our Authors
In alphabetical order by author

Henry Adams, Thomas Hart Benton: Discoveries and Interpretations
Book signing, November 5, 2016, Kodner Gallery, St. Louis

Adam Arenson, The Great Heart of the Republic: St. Louis and the Cultural Civil War
Presentation, “St. Louis at the Center: The Civil War and the American West,” November 13, 2016, Missouri Civil War Museum

Jonathan Barron, How Robert Frost Made Realism Matter
Guest speaker in the “Sunday Afternoons with Frost” series, August 6, 2017, The Stone House Museum, South Shaftsbury, VT

Frank Blazich, Bataan Survivor
Meet the author & book sale, March 14, 2017, Kansas City Public Library
Book talk, June 24, 2017, North Carolina Dept. of Natural and Cultural Resources, Raleigh, NC

Wayne H. Bowen, Truman, Franco’s Spain, and the Cold War
Article: “Truman, America in the 1960s Focus of Two New Books by Southeast History Professors

Michael A. Diamond, Discovering Organizational Identity: Dynamics of Relational Attachment
Book discussion (CE credits), February 22, 2017, IPTAR Conference Room, New York City

James W. Endersby and William T. Horner, Lloyd Gaines and the Fight to End Segregation
Book discussion, October 26, 2016, Kansas City Public Library
Book discussion, February 9, 2017, Columbia Public Library
Media appearance: February 9, 2017 on KRCG-TV to promote event at Columbia Public Library
Book discussion, February 16, 2017, Missouri State Archives, Jefferson City
Missouri Conference on History Book Award, March 24, 2017, Springfield
Lecture and book signing, The African American Experience in Missouri Lecture Series, presented by The State Historical Society of Missouri, April 4, 2017, Columbia

Clyde H. Farnsworth, Tangled Bylines
Book launch & signing, March 23, 2017, Macomb St, Washington, D.C.
Book reading & signing, April 21, 2017, Tattered Cover Colfax, Denver, CO
Book talk & signing, May 11, 2017, The Concord Bookshop, Concord, MA
Radio interview, June 23, 2017, “Columbia Morning with David Lile” KFRU 1400, Columbia, MO

Gregory Fontenot, The First Infantry Division and the U.S. Army Transformed
Panel discussion and book signing, April 22, 2017, Unbound Book Festival, Columbia, MO
Lunch Speaker, Officers of the First Division Reunion, April 29, 2017, Junction City, KS
Radio book review in New Books for Summer ’17 segment, May 30, 2017, WKPT
Presentation, June 10, 2017, BRO Reunion, Junction City, KS
Radio interview, June 29, 2017, “Columbia Morning with David Lile” KFRU 1400, Columbia, MO

John C. Hagan III, The Science of Near-Death Experiences
Book signing and presentation, May 18, 2017, Mexico Country Club, Mexico, MO

William Least Heat-Moon, Writing Blue Highways
Writing in the “Fourth Quarter” first class session, Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, MU Extension, March 6, 2017, Waters-Moss Memorial Wildlife Preservation Area, Moss B, Columbia, MO

Nancy Hill, A Very Private Public Citizen: The Life of Grenville Clark
Book presentation, November 2, 2016, Women’s Club of Wisconsin

Steve Hilty, Dirt, Sweat, and Diesel: A Family Farm in the Twenty-First Century
WIBW Radio/Kansas Ag Issues Podcast, Topeka, KS on October 14, 2016 (listen here)
KRES Radio/CentralMoInfo.com interview, Moberly, MO in October 2016

Bryan Jack, The St. Louis African American Community and the Exodusters 
Talk: “Crossing the Red Sea: Saint Louis and the Exodus of 1879,” November 9, 2016, Jesse Auditorium, University of Missouri-Columbia

Lisa Knopp, Bread: A Memoir of Hunger
Radio interview, Ric Bratton, “This Week in America,” November 9, 2016
Reading, March 7, 2017, Weitz CEC, Rooms 230 & 231, University of Nebraska-Omaha
Author discussion and book signing, April 22, 2017, Unbound Book Festival, Columbia, MO
Keynote Presentation, April 28, 2017, Friends of the Burlington (IA) Public Library Annual Meeting, Burlington, IA
Reading, May 16, 2017, Mr. Toad’s Pub, 1002 Howard St, Omaha, NE

Gary Kremer, Race & Meaning: The African American Experience in Missouri
KOPN 89.5 FM interview with Steven Spellman, February 14, 2017
Presentation, February 18, 2017, Boone County Historical Society, Columbia, MO – Meet the Author Series

Howard Wight Marshall, Fiddler’s Dream
‘Fiddler’s Dream’ hits close to home“, The Rolla Daily News, May 22, 2017
Radio interview and playing tracks from the CD, May 24, 2017, 7 p.m. CDT, KOPN
Book signing, June 2, 2017, Downtown Book & Toy, Jefferson City, MO
Live music and book signing, June 18, 2017, sponsored by Kingdom of Callaway Historical Society, Fulton, MO
Program and book signing, July 7, 2017, The Book House, St. Louis, MO
Program with live fiddle music, July 13, 2017, Missouri River Regional Library, Jefferson City, MO
Live music with Russ Ravert and John T. Turner, July 25, 2017, Orr Street Farmers Market, downtown Columbia, MO

Forrest A. Nabors, From Oligarchy to Republicanism
MC of 4th of July Celebration, July 4, 2017, Anchorage, AK

Dennis Okerstrom, Dick Cole’s War
Doolittle’s Raiders: The Final Toast” and book signing (event sold out!), April 18, 2017, National Museum of the USAF, Wright-Patterson AFB, OH

Lisa Ossian
Author of three books with the University of Missouri Press
Presentation, December 7, 2016, Clear Lake Public Library, 200 N 4th St, Clear Lake, IA

Christopher Robert Reed, Black Chicago’s First Century
Book signing, July 30, 2017, Quinn Chapel AME Church, Chicago, IL

Joel Rhodes, Growing Up in a Land Called Honalee
Article: “Truman, America in the 1960s Focus of Two New Books by Southeast History Professors

Jo Ann Trogdon, The Unknown Travels and Dubious Pursuits of William Clark
Book discussion, November 19, 2016, Boone County Historical Society, Columbia, MO

Daniel Watermeier, American Tragedian: The Life of Edwin Booth
Book discussion and signing, October 29th, 2016, Naples, FL Barnes & Noble

Kenneth Winn, Missouri Law and the American Conscience
Book discussion, October 22, 2016, Boone County Historical Society, Columbia, MO – Meet the Author Series
Presentation, May 18, 2017, Missouri State Archives, Jefferson City, MO
Presentation: “The Hidden Origins of the Missouri Nonpartisan Court Plan”, July 21, 2017, Annual Luncheon of the Federal Court Historical Society, Kansas City