|More Upcoming Events at or Co-Sponsored by Boswell.
Thursday, October 4, 6:30 pm, at Milwaukee Public Library’s Loos Hall at Centennial Hall, 733 N. Eighth Street, Milwaukee 53233 (best for kids and adults 14+)
Libba Bray, author of A Great and Terrible Beauty, Going Bovine, and The Diviners.
Friday, October 5, 7 pm, at Boswell (best for kids 6-11, plus adults)
Author and Illustrator William Joyce, author of the newest books in the Guardians of Childhood series, The Sandman and Toothiana, plusThe Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore, Santa Calls, Dinosaur Bob, and many others.
Saturday, October 6, 2 pm, at Boswell (best for kids 4-8):
Star Wars Activity Day, with paper crafts and more.
Tuesday, October 9, 7 pm, at Boswell:
Rochelle Melander, presenting Get Ready for NaNoWriMo, and author of Write-A-Thon: Write Your Book in 26 Days (and Live to Tell about It).
Wednesday, October 10, 7 pm, at Boswell:
Jasper Fforde, author of The Woman Who Died a Lot: A Thursday Next Novel, plus his first book for young adults,The Last Dragonslayer.
Thursday, October 11, 7 pm, at Boswell:
The Great Lakes Review launch with editor David Bowen and participating writers.
Thursday, October 11, 6:30 pm, at St. Francis Library, 4230 S. Nicholson Ave., St. Francis 53235:
Marla Frazee, author and illustrator of Boot and Shoe, and illustrator of Clementine and All the World.
Friday, October 12, 7 pm, at Boswell:
Tanya Chernov, author of A Real Emotional Girl: A Memoir of Love and Loss.
Sunday, October 14, 2 pm, at Milwaukee Public Library, 814 W. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee 53233.
Watch children’s writer/illustrator Kevin Henkes and film writer Richard Schickel get their names on the Wisconsin Writers Wall of Fame at the Milwaukee Public Library. A signing will follow.
Monday, October 15, 6:30 pm, at Boswell, presented by Rethinking Schools:
Jeff Biggers, author of State Out of the Union: Arizona and the Final Showdown Over the American Dream.
Monday, October 15, 6:30 pm, at the Milwaukee Public Library’s rare books room, 814 W. Wisconsin Ave., 2nd floor, Milwaukee 53233:
Martin Hintz and his chicken, author (and chicken inspiration for)Wisconsin Farm Lore: Kicking Cows, Giant Pumpkins & Other Tales from the Back Forty.
Tuesday, October 16, 7 pm, at Boswell:
Paul Bialas, photographer of Pabst: An Excavation of Art.
Wednesday, October 17, 6:30 pm, at Shorewood Public Library, 3920 N. Murray Ave., Shorewood 53211:
Andy Rash, illustrator of The Creature from the Seventh Grade: Boy or Beast. Note that this is an event with the illustrator only. Bob Balaban is not attending.
Thursday, October 18, 7 pm, at Boswell:
Diane Morgan, author of Roots: The Definitive Compendium with More Than 225 Recipes.
Monday, October 22, 7 pm, at Boswell:
Local favorite Peter Geye, author of The Lighthouse Road and Safe from the Sea.
Tuesday, October 23, 7 pm, at Boswell:
Kelly O’Connor McNees, author of In Need of a Good Wife, reading with Jean Reynolds Page, author of Safe Within.
Wednesday, October 24, 7 pm, at Boswell:
Thomas Frank, author of Pity the Billionaire and What’s the Matter with Kansas?
Thursday, October 25, 7 pm, at Boswell:
Return engagement with David Finch, author of The Journal of Best Practices, now in paperback, along with his wife Kristin.
Friday, October 26, 4 pm, at Boswell:
Derek Anderson, illustrator of Waking Dragons, Little Quack, and Hot Rod Hamster.
Friday, October 26, 7 pm, at Boswell:
Gemma Tarlach, former Journal Sentinel reporter and author of Plaguewalker.
Monday, October 29, 7 pm, at Boswell:
Joan Anderson, Salon editor at large and author ofWhat’s the Matter with White People: Why We Long for a Golden Age That Never Was
Tuesday, October 30, 7 pm, at Boswell:
Paul Geneen, author of Schuster’s and Gimbels: Milwaukee’s Beloved Department Stores.
Wednesday, October 31, 7 pm, at Boswell:
Orson Scott Card, author of Ruins, volume 2 of the Pathfinder trilogy, and of courseEnder’s Game.