Appearances and Readings

COMING UP – 2017 – Masjid Morning, Canoedling in Cleveland, Well Considered, & Cologne No. 10 For Men; Also Skytroopers CD

 

Sunday, 4/23/17Kensington Day of the Book, http://www.dayofthebook.com — 11:00 A.M.-4:00 P.M. — Howard Ave. at Armory Ave., Kensington, MD

Saturday, 5/6/17Riversdale (MD) ArtsFest — 11:00 A.M.-5:00 P.M. — Rain Date Sunday, 5/7/17

Saturday (10-6) and Sunday (11-5), May 13&14, 2017Greenbelt Green Man Festival, Roosevelt Center, Historic Greenbelt, MD –http://greenbeltgreenmanfestival.org

Saturday, 5/20/2017Gaithersburg Book Festival, 10am – 6pm

Monday, 5/29/17Memorial Day Writers Project Tent, National Mall near Constitution Avenue and Vietnam Veterans Memorial, 11:30 A.M. to 5:00 P.M.

Saturday, 6/3/17Bowiefest — Allen Pond Park, Bowie, MD — 11:00 A.M. to 6:00 P.M.

6/21-25/17Unitarian Universalist General Assembly, New Orleans

PAST APPEARANCES

2017

Thursday, April 13 Bridging Cultural Gaps book club, Hyattsville Municipal Building (4310 Gallatin Street, Hyattsville, MD), 7:30-9:00 p.m. Will discuss Masjid Morning.

Saturday, 3/25/17College Park Community Library Book Festival, College Park Community Center, 5051 Pierce Avenue, College Park, MD 20740 — 2:00-4:00 P.M.

Friday, 3/17/17Robert Harper Books, 6216 Rhode Island Ave, Riverdale Park, Maryland 20737, 7:00-9:00 P.M. I will read from Cologne No. 10 For Men and introduce Masjid Morning, and Tom Glenn, from his novel Annamese

Wednesday, 3/8/17Brenda Smoak artist blog post – https://artiststelltheirstories.youcanbook.me/service/jsps/thanks.jsp?b=ePXcDQZerfXoCFQZz8KN&cal=eSMvpkJLnwhghW8FGprY

2016

Saturday, 12/3/16 — St. Jerome Academy’s Third Annual Carpe Noctem Holiday Boutique, 5207 42nd Place, Hyattsville, MD 20781, 5-9 p.m.

Friday, 11/12/16 — Cuyahoga County Public Library’s Indie Author Conference & Showcase, Parma-Snow Library, Parma, Ohio, 2-4 p.m.

Sunday, 10/2/2016 — Takoma Park Street Festival — Takoma Park, Maryland — 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Saturday, 10/1/2016 — Hyattsville ES-PTA Zombie Run, organized by the Hyattsville Elementary School PTA and supported by the City of Hyattsville. All proceeds will help purchase art supplies, instruments, coats for kids, classroom supplies and more.

Saturday, 9/24/16 — Baltimore Book Festival — 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. — Maryland Public Television Vietnam War Tent — Baltimore Inner Harbor

Saturday, 9/10/16 — Hyattsville Arts & Ales Festival — 12-6 p.m. — Baltimore Avenue at Jefferson Street, Hyattsville, Maryland

Fairview Park, Ohio (Cleveland suburb), July 8, 9, & 10:  Friday (6 p.m.-11 p.m.), Saturday (10 AM-11 p.m.), Sunday (9 AM-5 p.m.), July 8-10, 2016 — Summerfest 2016, Bohlken Park, Fairview Park, Ohio

Saturday & Sunday, June 18 & 19, 2016 — Maryland Public Television Salutes Maryland Vietnam Veterans, LZ Maryland, The Writers Hooch, Maryland State Fairgrounds in Timonium, MD

Saturday, 6/4/16 — Bowiefest — Allen Pond Park, Bowie, MD — 11:00 A.M. to 6:00 P.M.

Monday, 5/30/16 — Memorial Day Writers Project Tent, National Mall near Constitution Avenue and Vietnam Veterans Memorial, 11:30 A.M. to 5:00 P.M.

Saturday, 5/14/16 — Old Town Bowie Antique & Craft Spring Fling 2016, Chestnut Avenue, Old Bowie, MD — 11:00 A.M. to 6:00 P.M.  http://www.theshopsofoldbowie.com/Community-Events.html

Saturday (10-6) and Sunday (11-5), May 7&8, 2016 — Greenbelt Green Man Festival, Roosevelt Center, Historic Greenbelt, MD –http://greenbeltgreenmanfestival.org

Sunday, 4/24/16 — Kensington Day of the Book, http://www.dayofthebook.com — 11:00 A.M.-4:00 P.M. — Howard Ave. at Armory Ave., Kensington, MD

Saturday, 4/9/16 — College Park Community Library Book Festival, New location at College Park Community Center, 5051 Pierce Avenue, College Park, MD 20740 — 2:00-4:00 P.M.

2015

Saturday, 12/5/2015 — Carpe Noctem, Saint Jerome Academy, 5207 42nd Place, Hyattsville, MD 20781

Saturday, 9/12/15 — New Carrollton Community Day

Sunday, 9/13/15 — Fairwood Arts Festival, Fairwood Community Park, 12390 Fairwood Parkway, Bowie, MD 20720 — 3:00 to 8:00 P.M. — #FairwoodArtsFest

Saturday, 9/19/15 — Hyattsville Arts Festival

Saturday, 9/26/15 — Old Bowie Festival

Saturday, 10/3/15 — Riverdale Park Festival 11-5

Sunday, 10/4/15 — Takoma Park Street Festival

Thursday, 11/11/15 — Veterans Day with the Memorial Day Writers Project

Sunday, 7/19 — 45th Annual Westlake Historical Society Antique and Craft Fair, Westlake, Ohio — 10 am to 4 pm

Saturday, 7/11 – Author Alley, Loganberry Books, 13015 Larchmere Boulevard
Shaker Heights, OH 44120 216.795-9800 , 12pm-4pm, part of the Larchmere Festival:  art, music, festivities, antiques, workshops, food (www.larchmere.com).

Friday-Sunday, 6/19 – 21 — Vermilion (Ohio) Festival of the Fish

Saturday, 6/6/15 – Bowiefest, Bowie, MD

Monday, 5/25/15 — Memorial Day Writers Project, Washington, D.C. on the mall

Saturday, 5/16/15 — Gaithersburg Book Festival – Gaithersburg, MD

Saturday & Sunday, 5/9/15 and 5/15 — Greenman Festival, Greenbelt, MD

Sunday, 5/3/15 – Riverdale Park Arts Fest — 11:00 – 5:00

Saturday, 5/2/15 – Old Town Bowie Spring Fling — 11:00 am to 5:00 pm

Sunday, 4/26/15 – Kensington International Day of the Book

Saturday, 3/7/15 – Indie Showcase, Parma-Snow Library, 2121 Snow Rd., Cleveland, OH 44134 — 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Tuesday, 2/24/15 – Gateway Arts District Authors at Busboys and Poets in Hyattsville, 5331 Baltimore Avenue, Hyattsville, MD 20781 – 6:00 – 8:00 P.M. – I will be reading from Canoedling in Cleveland.

Wednesday, 2/18/15 – Warrior Arts Cafe – Alfio’s Restaurant at the Willoughby, 4515 Willard Ave., Chevy Chase, MD – 6:30-8:00 p.m. – Repeat performance (see below – past performances) but different songs and readings from Skytroopers CD and Cologne No. 10 for Men

Wednesday, 1/21/15 – Warrior Arts Cafe – Alfio’s Restaurant at the Willoughby, 4515 Willard Ave., Chevy Chase, MD – 6:30-8:00 p.m.

2014

Saturday, 12/13/14 – St. Jerome’s Academy Carpe Noctem Boutique – 5207 42nd Place, Hyattsville, MD – 5:00-9:00 p.m.

Tuesday, 11/11/14 – Veterans Day with Memorial Day Writers’ Project, Mall in Washington, D.C. near the Vietnam Memorial Wall

Saturday, 10/25/14 – Busboys & Poets Book Club Hyattsville discusses Cologne No. 10 for Men – 9:00 a.m.

Sunday, 10/5/14 – 10am – 5pm – Takoma Park Street Festival

Saturday, 9/13/14 – Hyattsville Arts Festival – 11:00-5:00

Saturday, 9/27/14 – 11am – 5pm – Old Town Bowie Antique & Craft Festival 2014, antique district of Old Bowie, off Rte. 564 and Rte. 197

Saturday, 8/23/14 – Undaunted Weekend/Battle of Bladensburg – Bladensburg, MD 

Friday/Saturday 7/25 & 26, 6-11 p.m. – Burning River Festival, Whiskey Island, Cleveland, Ohio. CELEBRATE  with us at the BURNING RIVER FEST on Whiskey Island in Cleveland, Ohio, for our GRAND INTRODUCTION of CANOEDLING IN CLEVELAND! www.burningriverfoundation.org/sitemaps/view/about_festival

Saturday, 6/7/14 – Bowiefest – 11am – 6pm – Allen Pond Park (intersection of Northview Dr. & Nottinghill Lane, Bowie, MD

Monday, 5/26/14 – Memorial Day Writers’ Project, Mall in Washington, D.C. near the Vietnam Memorial Wall

Saturday, 5/17/14 – 10am-6pm – Gaithersburg Book Festival, City Hall Grounds, 31 S. Summit Avenue, Gaithersburg, MD 20877

Saturday/Sunday 5/10/14 (10am-6pm) & 5/11/14 (10am-5pm) – Greenbelt Green Man Festival, Roosevelt Center, Historic Greenbelt, MD

Saturday 5/3/14 – 11am – 5pm – Old Town Bowie Antique-Craft & Food Truck Festival 2014, antique district of Old Bowie, off Rte. 564 and Rte. 197

Sunday 4/27/14 – 11am – 4pm – Kensington Day of the Book Festival, Howard Avenue, Old Town Kensington, MD 20895

Saturday 3/29/14 – 9am – 11am – Busboys and Poets Book Club @ Hyattsville discussion of Well Considered – Busboys and Poets, Hyattsville, 5331 Baltimore Ave, Hyattsville, MD 20781, new attendees welcome

Saturday 3/22/14 – 2pm – 4pm – Second Annual College Park Book Festival at College Park United Methodist Church, 9601 Rhode Island Avenue, College park, MD (Corner of Rhode Island Ave. and Hollywood Road)

2013

11/11/13 (Veterans Day) – Memorial Day Writers Project – Washington, D.C. on the mall near the Wall, Washington, DC

10/6/13 – Takoma Park Street Festival – 10:00 am to 5:00 pm

9/14/13 – Hyattsville Arts Festival – 11:00 am to 5:00 pm

6/1/13 – Bowiefest – Allen Pond in Bowie, MD – 11:00 am to 6 pm

5/27/13 – Memorial Day Writers Project – Washington, D.C. on the mall near the Wall

5/22/13 – Book Expo – Bowie Senior Center, Bowie, MD. 9:30 am to 12/12:30

5/18/13 – Gaithersburg Book Festival – http://gaithersburgbookfestival.org/. Grounds of City Hall in Olde Town Gaithersburg. Saturday 10:00 am to 6 pm

5/11/13 & 5/12/13 – Greenbelt Green Man Festival – http://greenbeltgreenmanfestival.org/. Roosevelt Center in Historic Greenbelt. Saturday 10:00 am to 7:00 pm; Sunday 11:00 am to 6 pm

5/11/13 – 1st Annual College Park Book Festival – College Park United Methodist Church at Corner of Rhode Island Ave. & Hollywood Road, College Park, MD – 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

5/5/13 – Riverdale Park (MD) Artfest Literary Corner – Riverdale Park Town Center, Queensbury Road @ Marc Train Station – 11:00 am – 6 pm

4/21/13 – Kensington (MD) Day of the Book – www.dayofthebook.com. Howard Avenue, Old Town Kensington, MD – 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

2012

8/18/12 – Book Lovers Expo in Bowie, MD

7/29/12 – Reading and book signing at Busboys and Poets in Hyattsville, MD 6:30-8:00 – http://busboysandpoets.com/events/event/author-event-david-l.-levy-andra-damron-julia-duin-and-richard-morris

5/19/12  Gaithersburg Book Festival  – Gaithersburg, MD  –www.gaithersburgbookfestival.org.

5/28/12  Memorial Day Writers Project – Washington, D.C. –www.memorialdaywritersproject.com

 6/2/12    Bowiefest 2011  – Bowie, MD  – http://www.cityofbowie.org/events.asp?ItemID=77

4-22-12 – Kensington International Day of the Book – Kensington, MD –  www.dayofthebook.com/  

2/25/12 –  Featured Authors’ Booksigning Event 10:00 AM to 12:15 PM at 86th Annual Black History Month Luncheon of ASALH, the Association for the Study of African American Life and History. Although the luncheon is sold out, you can still attend the booksigning event . It is free and open to the public.

2011

11/11/11     Memorial Day Writers Project

11/12/11  Prince George’s County Historical Society Book & Author Event

10/2/11     Takoma Park Street Festival  – Takoma Park, MD  – www.takomafestival.com

2-24-11 – Radio interview on Well Considered with Gloria Minott, Public Affairs Director of WPFD, 89.3 FM on her Metro Watch morning program. To hear interview, go to my Blog: Radio interview with Gloria Minott, posted 3-3-11.
7/28/11   Busboys and Poets Hyattsville – Hyattsville, MD – www.busboysandpoets.com
6/22/11-6/26/11  UUGA, Charlotte, NC
6/4/11    Bowiefest 2011  – Bowie, MD  – www.cityofbowie.org
5/30/11  Memorial Day Writers Project – Washington, D.C. 
5/21/11  Gaithersburg Book Festival  – Gaithersburg, MD  – I gave a thirty-minute presentation on Well Considered in the F. Scott Fitgerald Pavilion followed by a book signing.  www.gaithersburgbookfestival.org.
4-17-11 – Kensington International Day of the Book – Kensington, MD – http://members.verizon.net/~vze4nbyt/authors.html. Also see “Pelicans in Kensington?” blog entry.
2010
11/14/10 * Miami Book Fair International
11/11/10 * Veterans Day on Washington Mall – Memorial Day Writers’ Project – www.memorialdaywritersproject.com
11/6/10 * Capital Book Fest – Charleston, SC – Charleston, SC – Capital Bookfest
10/3/10 • Takoma Park Street Festival Takoma Park Street Festival
10-2-10          Capital Book Fest – Largo, MD Largo, MD – Capital Book Fest
 9/30 – 10/2 • AARP Convention – Orlando, FL Orlando Florida AARP Convention
6-25-28         2010 American Library Association Annual Conference – Book Gallery – Washington, D.C. mall –  iUniverse booth and representative                                  http://www.ala.org/ala/conferencesevents/upcoming/annual/index.cfm
6-13-10          Old Bowie Town Grille – 8604 Chestnut Avenue, Bowie, MD – (301) 464-8800 – Presentation 4-6pm – order food and drink from menu
http://www.oldbowietowngrille.com
6-5-10          Bowiefest – Allen Pond – Bowie, MD                                 http://www.cityofbowie.org/Forms/bowiefest_vendor_applic2010.pdf
5-31-10       Memorial Day Writers Project – 11:30 – 5:30 – Washington, D.C. – National Mall near the Vietnam Memorial – Join me and other veterans (and others) to read poetry, tell war stories, and sing war-related songs
Memorial Day Writers Project
5-29-10        Haverford College, Haverford, Pennsylvania, Alumni Weekend – http://www.haverford.edu
5-25-27        Book Expo America 2010 – New York City – iUniverse booth and representative  http://www.bookexpoamerica.com/
5/15/10        Gaithersburg Book Festival – 10:00 to 6:00
Gaithersburg, MD – Gaithersburg Book Festival
 
 
 
 
 
 

Wayne Karlin, me, and Tom Lacombe

4-25-10 -Kensington International Day of the Book -Kensington, MD.

Three authors of Vietnam War books, Wayne Karlin, author of Wandering Souls, Tom Lacombe, author of Light Ruck, and myself, Cologne No. 10 For Men, participated in a panel called “Vietnam: Home Is Where You Dig It.”

In addition to discussing Cologne, I sang a few songs I wrote in Vietnam in 1967-68 and recorded in 2007 on my “Skytroopers” CD including “Diggin’ A Hole.”

http://www.dayofthebook.com/ à  Participants à Authors

4-24/25-10     The LA Times Festival of Books – Los Angeles – UCLA – iUniverse booth and representative                               http://www.latimes.com/extras/festivalofbooks/program_pavilion.html

Cologne No. 10 For Men

2009

11-11-09        Memorial Day Writers Project
Veterans Day – Vietnam Memorial – National Mall – Washington, DC

9-27-09        Baltimore Book Festival – Authors’ Tent – Sunday, 12:00 noon to 7:00 p.m.

8-5-9-09        Veterans For Peace annual conference, University of Maryland, College Park, MD

6-18-09          Kensington Row Bookshop – Kensington, MD

6-2-7-09       1st Cavalry Division Reunion – Convention Center – Killeen, Texas – sang songs I wrote in Vietnam
at two luncheons;  discussed Cologne No. 10 For Men with many retired soldiers;
had some beers with my platoon sergeant and first sergeant whom I hadn’t
seen since I was a rifle platoon leader in Vietnam 41 years ago.

6-2-3-09       5th Cavalry Reunion – Shilo Inn – Killeen, TX – at president’s reception, sang songs I wrote in Vietnam

5-25-09       Memorial Day Writers Project
Memorial Day – Vietnam Memorial – National Mall – Washington, DC

2008

11-11-08       Memorial Day Writers Project
Veterans Day – Vietnam Memorial – National Mall – Washington, DC
6-28-08        A Co. 2nd Battalion 5th Cavalry reunion – Las Vegas, NV
5-9-08          Unitarian Universalist Church of Silver Spring, MD
4-19-08        Bethesda Literary Festival – The Writer’s Center, Bethesda, MD
4-4-08          Calvert House Inn and Restaurant – Riverdale, MD
3-28-08         Collington Episcopal Life Care Community, Mitchellville, MD

2007

9-28-07        Baltimore Book Festival, Baltimore, MD

9-16-07         Browseabout Books & Cafe – Rehoboth Beach, DE– Takoma Park, MD

8-15-07         Sangha

6-23-07        Goodloe Memorial Unitarian Universalist Congregation – Bowie, MD

 

 

 4-17-11     The International Day of the Book  – Kensington, MD  –
www.dayofthebook.com

4/17/11 – Kensington International Day of the Book – http://members.verizon.net/~vze4nbyt/authors.html

One Response to Appearances and Readings

  1. Larry Moran says:

    Interested in interviewing Richard Morris about his books for Bowie Community TV. If you are interested, send an e-mail or call me at 301-218-9022 before May 26 or after June 1.

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