ACCLAIMED PHOTOGRAPHER SALLY MANN

Acclaimed and award-winning photographer Sally Mann will be in Milwaukee on Saturday, April 30.  I will be working with her on this book tour for HOLD STILL featuring her gorgeous work.  A memoir of family history with photos.  It’s a ticketed event at Boswell Books at 7 pm.  A feature film about her work “What Remains” debuted to critical acclaim in 2006.

THAT BOOK SIGNING!!!

Felicia Day is a rock star!  Did not know that until 500 fans showed up Monday night for her book signing at Boswell Books.  The line went out the door and down the block.  She is funny, sweet, kind, appreciative and patient.  She signed books and took pictures with fans until 11:00 p.m.  Because she has a stalker (not from Wisconsin), two MKE police officers and three private security guards were assigned to her that night.  Normally you only think of movie stars beset by that problem.  Nevertheless, I loved working with her and all went perfectly.

COUNTRY CLUB PLAZA – KANSAS CITY

Spent a long weekend last week in KC.  A revelation!  A lively city with many outdoor public spaces with live entertainment, a huge covered Public Market, Power & Light District, leafy trees, fountains, flowers and an amazing art museum.  The restaurant scene is amazing.  If anyone suggests spending time there, say yes!

AUTHOR JESSICA KNOLL WITH WRITER CAROLE BARROWMAN

I was with lovely young author Jessica Knoll at Boswell Books last night where she was interviewed by book critic/writer/professor Carole Barrowman.  Today she had a TV interview on The Morning Blend before I took her to the airport.  This first time author has been nominated for a prestigious Edgar Award.  She is also writing the screenplay for the movie by Reese Witherspoon’s production team.  Her book:  “The Luckiest Girl Alive” is an un-putdown-able thriller.