Current and Upcoming Happenings:
Lise will read from GIRL IN THE ARENA, talk about her experience with Crossover (Young Adult ~ Adult) fiction, answer questions, and sign books:
Thursday, February 25th
7:00 to 8:00 PM
The Belmont Public Library’s Assembly Room
336 Concord Avenue
Past Events for Girl in the Arena:
December 15, 2009
Lise Haines and two poets in the Emerson Writing, Literature and Publishing graduate program, Amanda Jimenez and Mary Kovaleski, will teach a class to the high school creative writing students at Boston Prep, a charter school. (This event is not open to the public.)
Fairfield University, Low residency MFA
December 30, 2009
Lise Haines will be on a panel to discuss the Crossover market (YA/Adult)
She will give a reading at 7:00 pm.
To find out more about the Fairfield U, Low-Residency Creative Writing MFA: http://www.fairfield.edu/mfa
Porter Square Books
January 26, 2010, Cambridge, MA
Lise Haines will give a reading with Elizabeth Searle and Steve Almond to celebrate ILLUMINATING FICTION, Today’s Best Writers of Fiction, Editor Sherry Ellis, Red Hen Press
A Talk with Belmont High School/Creative Writers
November 6, 2009
(Not open to the public.)
Somerville News Writers Festival VII
NOVEMBER 14, 2009
Book Fair 11:00 AM-4:30 PM, Readings at 7:00 PM
Featuring: Rick Moody, Lise Haines, Frank Bidart, Margot Livesey , John Buffalo Mailer, Steve Almond, Kim Chinquee, Sam Cornish, Richard Hoffman, Tino Villanueva, Tam Lin Neville and Douglas Holder. Hosted by Timothy Gager with music by The Swaggerin’ Growlers.
THE CENTER FOR ARTS AT THE ARMORY,
191 Highland Ave., Somerville, MA.
Sponsored by Porter Square Books and Grub Street.
CLICK HERE to get more info and purchase tickets.
Lise will be talking with Rick Kogan on “The Sunday Papers” on Chicago’s WGN-AM Radio this Sunday morning, November 1st, from 7:30-8:00 (Chicago time).
Rick Kogan began his career at sixteen, working for the Chicago Sun-Times during the tumultuous Democratic Convention of 1968. He is currently senior staff writer and columnist for the Chicago Tribune Sunday Magazine and host of the popular WGN-AM Sunday Papers radio program, which airs in thirty-eight states and Canada. He was named Chicago’s Best Reporter in 1999, Chicago’s Greatest Living Journalist in 2002, and was inducted into the Chicago Journalism Hall of Fame in March 2003. A longtime friend to Ann Landers and her editor for the last five years of her life.
BLOG TOUR, 10 selected sites, October 12-14, 2009
Boston Area TV Appearance
On October 20th, Lise Haines will do a short reading from GIRL IN THE ARENA and be interviewed by Poet Doug Holder.
Cable Channel 3
Here’s the site that describes Doug’s show: http://poettopoetwritertowriter.blogspot.com
American Library Association Convention, July 11, 2009, Girl in the Arena, book signing.
FAIRLY UNBALANCED: Writing Political Satire in the Twenty-First Century
June 14, 2009/Cambridge Forum
3 Church Street
PEN New England and Cambridge Forum present a discussion of the power–and the pitfalls–of writing in the age of Jon Stewart and Senator Al Franken. Panelists include acclaimed novelists Percival Everett and Lise Haines; comedian Jimmy Tingle, former Maine Poet Laureate Baron Wormser, and The Harvard Lampoon.