past events

NYC Book Launch Party for I Don't Belong Here
October 11 at 7 p.m.
The Red Room at KGB Bar 
85 E 4th St, New York, NY 10003 
You don't want to miss this! Books will be available for purchase and signing after the reading. As always, hugs are free. 

Kathleen Pfeiffer & Melissa Grunow: Joint Reading and Book Signing
October 27 at 5 p.m.
Between the Covers Bookshop
6660 Blair Ln

Holland, MI 49424

Kathleen Pfeiffer and Melissa Grunow will celebrate National Book Month with a joint reading and book signing.

Pfeiffer is the author of Ink: A Memoir, which won the 2018 MW Cooperative Press chapbook competition in the nonfiction category. 

Books will be available for purchase and signing after the reading.

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, OHType your paragraph here.

Melissa Grunow


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

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

Detroit Area Book Launch for I Don't Belong Here

September 29 at 7 p.m.
The Grey Wolfe Scriptorium

145 E. 14 Mile Road

​Clawson, MI 48107

Event details and RSVP here

Free and open to the public. Copies of Realizing River City and I Don't Belong Here will be available for purchase. Appetizers and beverages provided. 

Reading with Chelsey Clammer​

October 5 at 7 p.m.

BookWoman Bookstore

5501 N. Lamar Blvd., #A-105

Austin, TX

Two women with our books sharing stories and fan girling on each other. 

Chelsey Clammer is the author of Circadian, winner of the Red Hen Press Creative Nonfiction Prizeand BodyHome. 

​Books will be available for purchase and signing after the reading.