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Beginning in mid-February, 2012, Eric will be touring the country giving readings from Twelfth and Race. As details become available, they’ll be posted here. And once the tour begins, be sure to check Eric’s Blog for updates from the road.

Read an article about Twelfth and Race that appeared in the February 25, 2012 Cincinnati Enquirer here.

Twelfth and Race readings

WVXU 91.7 “Around Cincinnati”
Sunday, February 19
A 10 minute author interview with host Barbara Gray
Listen to the conversation.
Mercantile Library, Cincinnati, Ohio
Tuesday, February 28, 6 pm
414 Walnut Street, #1000
Co-sponsored by Mercantile Library and Miami University Cincinnati Area Alumni
More info
AWP Conference, Chicago, Illinois
Friday, March 2, 1:30-2:45
Wiliford C, Hilton Chicago, Third Floor
“Anytown, USA: Representing Place in Fiction”
Reading and Panel Discussion

Book-Signing 3:00-3:30
AWP Bookfair, University of Nebraska Press Booth
Pacific Lutheran University, Tacoma, Washington
Wednesday, March 14
The Writer’s Story: 3:30 pm
The Garfield Book Company
Reading: 7 pm, The Regency Room
Willamette University, Salem, Oregon
Thursday, March 15, 11 am Ford 12
Institute for Continued Learning
Presentation: “Writing History, Writing Race”
Followed by book-signing
Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon
Thursday, March 15, 4 pm Q & A
Grass Roots Books & Music
Friday, March 16, 7:30 pm
Corvallis, Oregon
The King’s English Bookshop, Salt Lake City, UT
Saturday, March 17, 7 pm
1511 South 1500 East
Salt Lake City
Earlham College, Richmond, Indiana
Monday, March 19
Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, KY
Wednesday, March 21, 7 pm Cherry Hall 125
Reading and signing
Follett’s Miami Coop Bookstore, Oxford, OH
Wednesday March 28, 5–7 pm
110 East High St.
Signing and reception
Findlay University, Findlay, OH
March 29
Reading and signing
Miami University, Oxford, OH
Tuesday, April 3rd, 7:30 pm
Leonard Theatre, Peabody Hall
Reading and signing
Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, Illinois
Wednesday April 4th, 4 pm
Lecture Hall, Doudna Fine Arts Center
Reading and book signing
The Writer’s Place, Kansas City, MO
Thursday, April 5th
3607 Pennsylvania Ave
Reading and signing
Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, CA
Tuesday, April 17, 5:30 pm
Kenna Hall, Room 104
Reading and signing
University of Nevada-Reno
Wednesday, April 18th
Mrs. Dalloway’s, Berkeley, CA
Thursday, April 19, 7 pm
2904 College Avenue
Bookstore reading and signing
San Diego State University, San Diego, CA
Monday, April 23rd, 7 pm
Love Library
Cal Poly SU, San Luis Obispo, CA
Tuesday, April 24
Reading and signing
Chandigarh Sahitya Akademi, Chandigarh, India
Saturday, May 5 and Sunday May 6th
Reading and lecture
The Loft Literary Center, Minneapolis, MN
Wednesday, May 16th
1011 Washington Avenue S.
Buffalo Street Books, Ithaca, NY
Saturday, May 26th, 4 pm
215 N. Cayuga Street