Book of Noticing Events


Courtesy of Martin LaBar on Flickr

Please verify that your chosen event remains on the books before attending! Feel free to contact me at if you have any questions. I will include the direct link for each event as it becomes available.



Sunday, Jan 21, 2-4: helping to facilitate/”emcee” Trail Wood Reflections kickoff, Pomfret Audubon Center, starring 2017 Trail Wood writers/artists in residence. (Books for sale at the Center’s store).

Sunday, Jan 28, 1-2:30: Meet the Author event at CT Audubon’s Roger Tory Peterson Estuary Center, Old Lyme. I will share slides from my nature writing adventures and read from The Book of Noticing. (Books for sale as well).

Sunday, Feb 25, 2-4: Closing reception for Trail Wood Reflections (see above), Pomfret Audubon center; I will do a reading and the other former residents will also contribute. (Books for sale at the Center’s store).

Monday, Mar 26, 6:30 PM: Slide show of nature writing adventures; reading from book (and books for sale) at Cheshire Public Library.

Thursday, Mar 29, at 1: Lecture at Adventures in Lifelong Learning; Three Rivers Community College (I believe this is open only to those registered for the entire series; checking on that!)

Sunday, Apr 8, 1-5: Nature writing retreat afternoon at the Connecticut Forest and Park Association, Middlefield. (Books for sale).

Tuesday, Apr 24, 7-8:30 PM: Nature slide show and reading from The Book of Noticing at  The Woodstock Academy, Woodstock, CT. (Books for sale).

Sunday, May 6, 1:30-3: Talk exploring nature almanac entries, nature journaling, and phenology, Roger Tory Peterson Estuary Center, Old Lyme, CT (Books for sale).

Friday, June 15, 7PM: Nature slide show and reading at Hamden Land Conservation Trust annual meeting (open to public) at The Whitney Center in Hamden, CT. Refreshments served. (Books for sale).

Saturday, Jul 14, 10:30-1: Nature writing exploration at Brainerd Memorial Library, Haddam. Book of Noticing reading/signing, slide show, talk on nature writing and time for participants to observe outside and try some nature writing of their own.

Tuesday, July 17, 6:30-8 PM: Panelist at Local Author Festival, Avon Free Public Library

Saturday, September 8: I go on at 1:30, but come see a few authors!: We are proud to announce that Homebound Publications and our imprints Owl House Books and Little Bound Books will be joining this year’s CT Folk Fest & Green Expo on September 8th at Edgerton Park in New Haven, Connecticut. We will have a large tent with both a shop and an area for readings. Below you will find the author schedule. Each author will read excerpts from their book and then sign books for 30 minutes afterward. Come join us!

Opening Voice 12:30pm – 12:55pm: Joseph Little
1pm – 1:25pm: James T Powers
1:30pm – 1:55pm: Katherine Hauswirth
2pm – 2:25pm: Gary Whited
2:30pm – 2:55pm: Iris Graville
3:00pm – 3:25pm: David K. Leff
3:30pm – 3:55pm: Robert McWilliams
4pm – 4:25pm: Eric Lehman
4:30pm – 4:55pm: Amy Nawrocki
Closing Voice: 5:00pm – 5:25 pm: Leslie M. Browning

MC for the day will be co-host of The Vanguard Podcast Kelly Kancyr
The shop in the title will be open from 11am – 6pm.






This snapshot from a 1940s manuscript courtesy of Paul Walker on Flickr