Volume 13: REO Town Reading Series

Featured reader with Mary Fox, Denise M. Acevedo and M.F. Kaelin

Thursday, May 30, 2019

7:30 p.m.

MI Blue Owl Coffee Co.

1149 S. Washington Ave

​Lansing, MI 48910

The REO Town Reading is closing out its spring series with lucky number 13 on May 30. Join us for an extra large event with readings by:
Denise M. Acevedo
M. F. Kaelin
with featured readers:
Mary Fox
Melissa Grunow

We're finishing the spring in so much style, we might even include a (short) reading by your host. Do not miss it.

Melissa Grunow


past events

The Good Tyme Writers Buffet

Saturday, June 22, 2019

7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

A Public Pool

3309 Caniff 

Hamtramck, MI 48212

DITMAS LIT Reading Series

Wednesday, September 18

8:00 p.m.

Hinterlands Bar

739 Church Ave

Ditmas Park, Brooklyn, 11218

DITMAS LIT is a monthly reading series in Ditmas Park, Brooklyn dedicated to showcasing diverse emerging and established writers in all genres. On the third Wednesday of every month we gather at Hinterlands Bar in Ditmas Park, to listen as poets, essayists, fiction writers, and storytellers share their work. 

"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


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

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

March 20, 2018, Lansing, MI

Curious Readers Series

with Bryce David Salazar

Hosted by Curious Book Shop and Blue Owl Coffee

May 18, 2019, East Lansing, MI

"Writing Into the Silences--A Reading of Recent Creative Nonfiction"

With Rebecca Fish Ewan, LaTonya Queen, Randon Billings Noble, and Grace Talusan 

Association of Writers and Writing Programs Conference 2019

March 29, 2019, Portland, OR

Reading and Book Talk with Kathleen Pfeiffer at Between the Covers 

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​