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May 2018

BookExpo America

May 30, 2018 - June 1, 2018
Javits Center, 655 W 34th St
New York, NY 10001
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Author Appearance. Book signing at 10 am June 1, 2018 at the Blackstone booth.

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Library Journal Day of Dialog

May 30, 2018
Library Journal, 123 William St., Suite 802
New York, NY 10038
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Susan will be speaking on a women’s memoir panel. Join Library Journal for the most anticipated librarian-only gathering of the year.

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September 2018

Flathead River Writers Conference

September 22, 2018 - September 23, 2018
Flathead Valley Community College, 777 Grandview Dr.
Kalispell, MT 59901
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Authors of the Flathead.  Author Appearance with Susan and her publisher, Blackstone.

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Pacific Northwest Booksellers Association (PNBA) Tradeshow

September 28, 2018 - September 30, 2018
Hotel Murano, 1320 Broadway
Tacoma, WA 98402
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Friday 9/28 at noon, Susan will be speaking on a panel called “AUTHORS ON THE MAP” lunch. AOM features newer NW authors who have written potential breakout books.  Susan will be signing her book.

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October 2018

Casey’s Whitefish

October 2, 2018 @ 7:15 pm - 8:15 pm MDT
Casey’s Whitefish, 101 Central Avenue
Whitefish, MT 59937
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Book Launch Event October 2, 2018. At 7:15 Susan takes the stage with Whitefish Review editor, Brain Schott, Keith Liggett and Lauren Walker.

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Weller Book Works

October 8, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm MDT
Utah Humanities, 202 West 300 North
Salt Lake City, UT 84103
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Utah Humanities Festivals. Books signing and slide show.

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Explorers Club

October 10, 2018
Boulder Book Store, 1107 Pearl St.
Boulder, CO 80302
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Dinner and a conversation. Book signing and author discussion.

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Mountain and Plains Independent Booksellers Association Fall Show

October 11, 2018 - October 13, 2018
Renaissance Denver Stapleton Hotel, 3801 Quebec St
Denver, CO 80207
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Author Appearance with Susan and her publisher, Blackstone Publishing.

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Neptune Mountaineering

October 14, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm MDT
Neptune Mountaineering, 633 S Broadway St
Boulder, CO 80305
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Lecture, Book Reading and Signing.

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November 2018

Banff International Book and Film Festival

November 3, 2018 @ 4:00 pm MDT
Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity, 107 Tunnel Mountain Drive
Banff, Alberta T1L 1H5 Canada
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Susan’s speaking on women’s memoir panel. Book signing to follow.

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Alibi Ale Works

November 12, 2018 @ 5:00 pm MST
Alibi Ale Works, 10069 Bridge St.
Truckee, CA 96161
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Book signing and discussion.

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Flathead Valley Community College Library

November 15, 2018 @ 6:30 pm MST
Flathead Valley Community College, 777 Grandview Dr.
Kalispell, MT 59901
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Trivia Contest, Search and Rescue K-9 Power Point, Q &A, and book signing. Learning Resource Center 102.

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WLUC TV6 – Upper Michigan News

November 26, 2018
On Location

TV 6 in Marquette will host Susan on Monday November 26th.

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Peter White Public Library

November 26, 2018 @ 7:00 pm MST
Peter White Public Library, 217 N Front St
Marquette, MI 49855
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Reading, Slide show and moderator/discussion with local author, Carrie Pearson. Book signing to follow. Open to the public.

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Northern Michigan University English Department

November 29, 2018 @ 1:00 pm MST
Northern Michigan University, 1401 Presque Isle Ave
Marquette, MI 49855
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Jamrich Hall room #1322. Susan will discuss the writing process. Open to the public.

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NMU’s Superior Dome

November 29, 2018 @ 7:00 pm MST
Superior Dome, 1401 Presque Isle Ave
Marquette, MI 49855
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Moderators Cathy Greer Cole and Dwight Johnson discuss with Susan about her unconventional career in the outdoors including the highest, hottest and coldest places on earth. Super Dome room B 101. Prizes, slideshow, book reading. Sponsored by the Organization of Outdoor Recreation Professionals (OORP)

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December 2018

Snowbound Books

December 1, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm MST
Snowbound Books, 118 N. Third St.
Marquette, MI 49855
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Author Extravaganza with Snowbound Books. Book signing.

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Whitefish Library in Montana

December 3, 2018 @ 7:00 pm MST
Whitefish Library, 9 Spokane Ave
Whitefish, MT 59937
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Avalanche awareness discussion and book signing.

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Kalispell Rotary

December 6, 2018 @ 12:00 pm MST
Hilton Garden Inn, 1840 US-93
Kalispell, MT 59901
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Discussion and book signing.

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Whitefish Mountain Resort

December 15, 2018
Whitefish Mountain Resort, 1015 Glades Dr.
Whitefish, MT 59937
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Ladies ski day. Après ski with Susan.

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ImagineIF Library

December 18, 2018 @ 6:00 pm MST
ImagineIF Library, 247 1st Avenue East
Kalispell, MT 59901
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Avalanche awareness discussion and book signing.

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January 2019

Radio Interview with Donna Sebbo Show

January 14 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am MST

Radio Interview with Donna Sebbo Show   Live from Seattle, WA.

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Wasatch Backcountry Rescue Avalanche Dog School

January 14 @ 7:00 pm MST
Alta Ski Resort Alta, Utah 84092 + Google Map

Peruvian Lodge, Alta Ski Resort, Utah. Keynote Speaker, book signing.

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St. Eugene Mission Golf Resort

January 18 @ 6:00 pm MST
St. Eugene Golf Resort and Casino, 7777 Mission Rd
Cranbrook, BC V1C 7E5 Canada
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Friday Night Literary Series. In conversation with Keith Liggett.

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Lizard Creek Lodge

January 19 @ 7:00 pm MST
Lizard Creek Lodge, 5346 Highline Drive
Fernie, BC V0B 1M6 Canada
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Reading and book signing.

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Fernie Distillers

January 21 @ 7:00 pm MST
Fernie Distillers, 531 1ST AVENUE
Fernie, BC V0B 1M0 Canada
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Reading and book signing.

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REI Kalispell MT

January 26 @ 6:30 pm MST
REI, 2270 Highway 93 North
Kalispell, MT 59901
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Avalanche Awareness Discussion and Book Signing.

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February 2019

Outdoor Retailer Show

February 1 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm MST
Colorado Convention Center, 700 14th St
Denver, CO 80202
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Panel discussion about winter safety and survival.

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Book Bar

February 1 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm MST
Book Bar, 4280 Tennyson Street
Denver, Colorado 80212
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Discussion and book signing.

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Crested Butte Heritage Museum

February 5 @ 6:30 pm MST
Crested Butte Heritage Museum, 331 Elk Avenue
Crested Butte, CO 81224
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Social and music. 7pm Susan in conversation with Glo Cunningham followed by book signing. Proceeds benefit museum.

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Greater Arkansas River Nature Association

February 6 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm MST
The Trailhead / Simple Eatery, 402 E. Main St.
Buena Vista, CO 81211
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Search and Rescue Case study, book signing. Daytime presentation.

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Montana National Public Radio – The Write Question

February 28 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm MST

The Write Question with host Sarah Aronson.

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Fact and Fiction Bookstore

February 28 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm MST
Fact and Fiction Bookstore, 220 N Higgins Ave
Missoula, MT 59802
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Reading and book signing.

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April 2019

Women Write the Wilderness

April 3 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm MDT
Flathead Valley Community College, 777 Grandview Dr.
Kalispell, MT 59901
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Susan Purvis explorer, educator and Go Find best selling author discusses how a backpack trip in the Bob Marshall Wilderness changed her life and launched her career. She'll discuss how women's narratives can connect people to the landscape. Location in Arts & Science building, Room 144

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Truth or Consequence Brewery

April 8 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm MDT
Truth or Consequence Brewery, 410 N Broadway St
Truth or Consequence, NM 87901
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Author Appearance with Susan.

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Westshore Community Library

April 28 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm MDT
Westshore Community Library, 100 Bierney Creek Rd,
Lakeside, MT 59922
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Author Appearance with Susan.

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May 2019

Canadian Writers Conference, St. Eugene, BC, Canada

May 11 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm MDT
St. Eugene Golf Resort and Casino, 7777 Mission Rd
Cranbrook, BC V1C 7E5 Canada
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Evening Lecture. Filling in the holes after you get that publishing contract--What's next? What the literary agent and publisher never told me.  What do I need to do to sells books.

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Guest Speaker, 3 Day Writers Conference

May 11 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm MDT
St. Eugene Golf Resort and Casino, 7777 Mission Rd
Cranbrook, BC V1C 7E5 Canada
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Filling in the marketing holes. Susan will speak about marketing tips and tricks once your manuscript is sold and your book is out.

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Country Bookshelf

May 22 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm MDT
Country Bookshelf, 28 West Main
Bozeman, MT 59715
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Author Appearance with Susan.

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June 2019

Booksigning, lecture and reading

June 10 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm MDT
Jackson Hole Book Trader, 970 W Broadway A,
Jackson, WY 83001 United States
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Join me at Jackson Hole Book Trader Monday June 10th at 6pm.

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July 2019

Authors of the Flathead Thursday night lecture series

July 11 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm MDT
Flathead Valley Community College, 777 Grandview Dr.
Kalispell, MT 59901
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Susan will discuss her journey narrating her audio book, Go Find.

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Cobble Creek Golf Community Club House

July 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm MDT
Cobble Creek Club House, Montrose, Colorado, 669 COBBLE DR
Montrose, CO 81403 United States
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Search and Rescue Dogs in Colorado. PowerPoint lecture, discussion, Q & A, book signing.

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Women in Search and Rescue, Ridgway Public Library

July 18 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm MDT
Ridgway Public Library, 300 CHARLES ST
Ridgway, CO 81432 United States
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Western Colorado GO FIND Summer Book Tour Day 2. Susan discusses her memoir and shares the stage with Karen Risch of Ouray Mountain Rescue. Her books is called No Individual Heroes. Both books are on sale. Noon at the Library.

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Women in Search and Rescue, lessons from the field.

July 19 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm MDT
Ouray Bookshop, 505 Main st.
Ouray, Colorado 81427 United States
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Western Colorado Go Find Summer Book Tour. Susan presents stories of training her dog Tasha to find the lost. Guest appearance Karen Risch, Ouray Mountain Rescue member and author of No Individual Heroes.

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Book signing Maggie’s Bookstore Montrose

July 22 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm MDT
Maggie’s Bookstore, 345 E MAIN ST
Montrose, CO 81401
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Western Colorado Go Find Summer Book Tour. Susan shares search and rescue stories from the high country of Colorado. Book signing to follow.

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Nothing Better Than A Live Find Stories From The Field

July 23 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm MDT
Lake City Public Library, 206 Silver St
Lake City, Colorado 81235 United States
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Western Colorado GO FIND Summer Book Tour. Susan presents missions from her memoir, GO FIND.

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August 2019

Audio book narration. Learn from Susan about the process.

August 8 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm MDT
Flathead Valley Community College, 777 Grandview Dr.
Kalispell, MT 59901
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Author of the Flathead member and author will discuss audio book process and her journey narrating her audio book, GO FIND.

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September 2019

Tattered Cover-Denver, CO Go Find Paperback Book Launch

September 3 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm MDT
tattered cover bookstore, 2526 E Colfax Ave
Denver, Colorado 80206
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Join Susan and the release of her paperback edition of GO FIND at the Tattered Cover  Book Store on Colfax, Denver, Colorado. 2526 E Colfax Ave, Denver, CO 80206

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Barnes and Noble Book Event

September 7 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm MDT
Barnes and Nobel, Chanson Plaza, 8136 W Bowles Ave,
Littleton, Colorado 80123
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Join Susan as she presents Go Find at Barnes and Noble in Littleton, Colorado. Slideshow, reading and Q & A. Book signing to follow.

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Whitefish Rotary Keynote Speaker

September 10 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm MDT

Engaging and entertaining talk on finding purpose and passion in your life.

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The Northwest Montana Chapter of the Forest Fire Lookout Association Keynote Speaker

September 10 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm MDT

Susan will speak at fundraising event for the The Northwest Montana Chapter of the Forest Fire Lookout Association. We're going to talk about wilderness and how it influences how we think and act. 

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Montana Book Festival Speaker at Fact and Fiction Bookstore

September 12
327 E Broadway Missoula, MT 59802, 327 E Broadway
Missoula, MT 59802 United States
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Memoir with a Mission: Join Susan on the stage with author of Downriver, Heather Hansman at the Montana Book Festival Fact and Fiction Bookstore at 4:30-5:30 pm Thursday Sept 12th. Missoula, MT

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Conference Speaker-Flathead River Writers Conference

September 14 - September 15
Flathead Valley Community College, 777 Grandview Dr.
Kalispell, MT 59901
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Susan will be presenting at this writing conference on both Saturday and Sunday. Saturday Sept 14th  Author Alliance: Agent & Publisher Pact for Success 2:15 - 3:15 PM Congrats, you have an agent... but you're not done yet. Author Susan Purivs' presentation dives into all the work that begins after you acquire an agent including edits, rewrites, decisions, communication, and your role in finalizing and promoting your book. Sunday Sept 15th Promotion: The Secret Weapon is You 11:00 - 12:00 PM Authors must evaluate their pitch, professional image, business plan, author website, and online appearance. In this presentation attendees will learn ways to enhance their platform, seek interviews and presentation, ask big names for blurbs.

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October 2019

Fresh Coast Film Festival Sat Oct 19th Keynote Speaker

October 19 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT
Fresh Coast Film Festival Marquette, MI 49855 United States + Google Map
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Author appearance, book signing and keynote speaker for two events. Saturday October 19th at Fresh Coast Film Fest in Marquette, MI. Dates October 17-20, 2019. Saturday at 2:45 PM at Peter White Public Library: Working With a High Performance Search and Rescue Dog: Stories of Successful Missions in Water, Avalanche and Wilderness. Saturday at 7:00 PM ,Join Susan at Kaufman Auditorium. Keynote Message: It all began with a promise to a 5-week-old puppy, Tasha. What our K-9 partners have to teach us. Susan Purvis + The Biggest Little Farm

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Boulder Bookstore Speaker Event

October 23 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm MDT
Boulder Bookstore, 1107 Pearl st.
Boulder, CO 80302 United States
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Boulder Bookstore hosts author Susan Purvis for a night of reading, slideshow and Q & A.  Boulder, Colorado.

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Barnes & Nobles West Village – Lakewood, CO

October 24 @ 12:00 am - 3:00 pm MDT
Barnes and Noble Colfaz, 14347 West Colfax Avenue
Lakewood, CO 80401 United States
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Join Susan at Barnes and Nobles from 12 pm -3 pm at the Lakewood, Colorado store. West Village Denver West Village 14347 West Colfax Avenue Lakewood, CO 80401 303-215-9060

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Barnes & Noble Loveland, CO

October 25 @ 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm MDT
Barnes and Noble Loveland, Co, 5835 Sky Pond Drive
Loveland, CO 80537 United States
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Susan will be signing books, hardback and paperback from 3 pm to 7 pm. The Promenade Shops at Centerra The Shops at Centerra 5835 Sky Pond Drive Loveland, CO 80537 970-663-9473

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GO FIND BOOK SIGNING Barnes and Noble Colorado Blvd II – Glendale, CO

October 26 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm MDT
barnes and noble colorado, 960 S Colorado Blvd
Glendale, CO 80246 United States
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JOIN SUSAN SATURDAY OCT 26TH FROM 1-3 PM AT THE COLORADO BLVD GLENDALE BARNES AND NOBLE STORE FOR A BOOK SIGNING. https://stores.barnesandnoble.com/direction/store/2554

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November 2019

Fernie, Canada Writers Conference

November 8 - November 11
Fernie Ski Resort Canada + Google Map

  Memoir writing workshop by Susan Purvis Friday 8-5, Sat 8-5, Sun 8-12. Public reading Fernie Saturday night.

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