March 25, 2020: WEMTA Author Fair, Kalahari Resort, Wisconsin Dells WI, 1:00-3:00. April 25, 2020: Beyond the Battlefield: The Civil War History Forum, Civil War Museum, Kenosha WI, 8:30-4:00, Register at https://84428.blackbaudhosting.com/84428/Beyond-the-Battlefield-The-Civil-War-Social-History-Forum. May 11, 2020: Launch party at Room of One’s Own, 315 W. Gorham Street, Madison WI, 6:00-7:30. May 19, 2020: Such Anxious Hours… Continue reading Upcoming Events!
Please join me and other local authors at the Waunakee Public Library on Saturday, February 22 from 1:00-3:00. This event will provide the opportunity to chat with twenty-one local authors and purchase their books. The Friends of the Waunakee Public Library are sponsoring this event and will provide refreshments. See https://www.facebook.com/events/626927248070774/?active_tab=about for a list of… Continue reading Waunakee Local Author Showcase
Such Anxious Hours will be presented at the Stoughton Area Senior Center on Wednesday, March 4th at 1:00 p.m. In this program I will share the stories of the eight women featured in my book. Copies will be available for purchase. The Stoughton Area Senior Center is located at 248 West Main Street,
The story of Belle Arnold Sleeper will be presented at the Berlin Senior Center on Saturday, February 15th at 1:00 p.m. This program, sponsored by the Berlin Area Historical Society, will also introduce the women in Such Anxious Hours. Copies of my book will be available for purchase. The Center is located at 142 Water… Continue reading Berlin’s Belle
Information about the February 8th program at the Dwight Foster Public Library in Fort Atkinson are detailed in January 9, 2020 issue of the Lake Mills Leader. See http://www.hngnews.com/lake_mills_leader/community/article_78ccdccf-a935-54bb-b86e-3424066e1479.html
Such Anxious Hours was included in a listing of 2019 books by Wisconsin authors in the December 19, 2019 issue of Isthmus. The reviewer notes, “Agonies of their home front are heartbreaking.” See https://isthmus.com/arts/books/wisconsin-authors-2019-books/
Mary Burwell and Belle Arnold Sleeper, the two women featured in the last chapter of Such Anxious Hours, had much in common. Both young women married during the war and after their marriages said farewell to their husbands as they left for the battlefield. However, their experiences also differed greatly. Mary Burwell had the comfort… Continue reading The Agony of Young Brides: Mary Burwell and Belle Arnold Sleeper
Please join me at A Room of One’s Own Bookstore on Monday, February 17th at 6:00 p.m. for a reading from Such Anxious Hours. A Room of One’s Own is located at 315 W. Gorham Street in Madison, WI. I like to think about Emily Quiner and Annie Cox strolling past the site of this… Continue reading Book Launch Party
Lecture at DCHS by Jo Ann Daly Carr about her book. Saturday January 18th at 1:00 PM at the Dodge County Historical Society. Special information about Sarah Jane Gates Powers, a resident of Dodge County during the Civil War. Free and Open to the Public. Located at the Old Williams Free Library at 105 Park… Continue reading Dodge County Historical Society-January 18th, 1:00 p.m.