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March 23 to 25, New Orleans, LA
Festival: Friday, March 23, to Sunday, March 25, 2018, the Saints and Sinners Literary Festival. Michael will be reading as part of the "Writers Read" series and moderating the panel "To Tell The Truth: Makings of a Great Memoir."
In the Gay & Lesbian Review, Andrew Holleran wrote, "What distinguishes The Sea Is Quiet Tonight is not only that it’s an AIDS memoir, but that it’s also a story of falling in love . . . and the long, hard struggle to meld two separate lives together." (June 29, 2017)
"The Dancing Bear," an excerpt from The Sea Is Quiet Tonight, in Chelsea Station magazine (October 18, 2016)
November 4, Des Moines, IA
Reading: Friday, November 4, 2016, 6:30 p.m., at Beaverdale Books, 2629 Beaver Ave.
November 7, Omaha, NE
Reading: Monday, November 7, 2016, 7:00 p.m., at the Bookworm Bookstore.
November 15, Orleans, MA
Reading: Tuesday, November 15, 2016, 6:00 p.m., at the Snow Library, 67 Main St.
December 1, Boston, MA
Reading: Thursday, December 1, 2016, 1:00 p.m., at the Cyclorama at Boston Center for the Arts, 539 Tremont St. Michael's appearance was part of the annual Medicine Wheel art event in observation of World AIDS Day.
December 1, Brookline, MA
Reading: Thursday, December 1, 2016, 7:00 p.m., at Brookline Booksmith.
February 9, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Reading: Thursday, February 9, 2017, 7:00 p.m., at the Gallery of the Stonewall Museum and Archive, 2157 Wilton Drive, Wilton Manors.
March 24-26, New Orleans, LA
Festival: Friday, March 24, to Sunday, March 26, 2017, the Saints and Sinners Literary Festival. In addition to reading and signing books, Michael presented on a memoir panel. He was a finalist for the Rob Byrnes Emerging Writer Award.