Melissa Grunow


past events

Writing Into the Silences—A Reading of Recent Creative Nonfiction 

With LaTanya McQueen, Randon Billings Noble, Grace Talusan, and Rebecca Fish Ewan

AWP 2019

Thursday, March 28, 2019

12pm to 1:15pm

Oregon Convention Center Level 1, Room C124

Portland, OR

Authors whose work is widely and wildly diverse will read from and discuss their recently published creative nonfiction on the themes of uncovering the hidden or lost. 

​​Literary Delights: A Women Authors Luncheon Hosted By the Zonta Club
May 20, 2017, Charlevoix, MI

The Good Tyme Writers Buffet
April 22, 2017, Hamtramck, MI
With Susan McCarty, Keith Taylor, Rachel Dunkel, Steve Hughes


Wellspring Literary Series at Central Michigan University
March 20, 2017, Mount Pleasant, MI

​East Side Reading Series
January 21, 2017, Detroit, MI
With Alex Morgan, Bill Loomis, Dora Badger,Sharlene Innes, Aubri K. Adkins

Visiting Author Series at Macomb Community College
December 9, 2016, Clinton Twp, MI

Books & Mortar Visiting Author Reading

October 22, 2016, Grand Rapids, MI

An Evening of Fish out of Water Stories
October 4, 2016, Detroit, MI
With R.J. Fox, Aubri Adkins

East Side Reading Series
July 23, 2016, Detroit, MI
Veronica Dale, Weam Namou, Angela Rochon,  Ash Huntley, Aubri Adkins

Antioch Writers Workshop Summer Program
July 13, 2016, Yellow Springs, OH

Reading and Book Talk with Kathleen Pfeiffer

October 27, 2018, Holland, MI

New Meridian Arts Book Party Featuring Elaine Barnard, Timmy Waldron, and Melissa Grunow at KGB Bar Red Room

October 11, 2018, New York City, NY

Reading with Chelsey Clammer at Bookwoman 

October 5, 2018, Austin, TX

Metro Detroit Book Launch for I Don't Belong Here Reading and Celebration at The Grey Wolfe Scriptorium

September 29, 2018, Clawson, MI

Zonta Club of Southfield Mother's Day Luncheon Guest Speaker

April 28, 2018, Southfield, MI

Zonta Club of Alpena Woman of the Year Banquet Guest Speaker

April 24, 2018, Alpena, MI

Michigan Author Reading Series at Grey Wolfe Scriptorium
March 24, 2018, Clawson, MI

Association of Writers and Writing Programs Conference
​"The Fragmented Truth is Nothing But the Truth: Women Writing Trauma"
March 10, 2018, Tampa, FL​

"Young Women of Distinction" hosted by Zonta Club of Lansing

March 20, 2018, Lansing, MI

Poetry and Prose at the Farmhouse
July 23, 2017, Franklin, MI
With Rick Bailey, Nadia Ibrashi, John Freeman, Suzanne Scarfone