As with the U.K. tour, the list of exact dates and venues is now being confirmed, but the tour is scheduled to start in mid-September.
Confirmed times and places:
- Seattle, WA: Elliott Bay Books (27 September)
- Berkeley, CA: Cody's Books on Fourth (29 September -- scroll down for Cody's announcement)
- San Mateo, CA: M is for Mystery (30 September)
- Los Angeles, CA: West Hollywood Book Fair -- Book Soup (2 October)
- Chicago, IL: Barbara's Books (4 October)
- New York, NY: McNally Robinson Bookstore -- Upper North Side Author Reading Series (29 November)
The list of possibles: Denver, Santa Fe, Austin, Dallas.
Here, too, the list of exact dates and venues is now being confirmed, but the tour is scheduled to start October 10th. It will include a visit to the Frankfurt Book Fair, and will go on to Switzerland and Austria after stopping in several cities in Germany. Travelling with the author and reading from the spanking new German edition will be the much sought-after German actress Natalia Woerner. (Website in German)
Confirmed times and places:
- Austria: Vienna (12 October)
- Germany: Hamburg (13 October)
- Germany: Berlin (14 October)
- Switzerland: Zurich (15 October)
- Switzerland: Zurich (16 October)
- Swizterland: Zurich (17 October)
- Germany: Munich (18 October)
- Germany: Frankfurt Book Fair (19 October)
- Fall 2005: Toronto? The producer of the sizzling new Drake Hotel reading series has extended a couple of cordial invitations to the author. For updates, check: http://www.wordsubstancespatula.com/index2.html
Completed. The tour started August 20th, with a reading at the Edinburgh International Book Festival, and finished August 24th before a packed room at Canning House, which hosts the U.K.'s largest collection of titles in Spanish and Portuguese.
The list of cities:
- Edinburgh (20 August) London: Canning House (24 August).
- 9 July 05: The author gave a talk/multimedia performance for One Yellow Rabbit's Summer Lab Intensive theatre workshops.
- June 05: Banff Centre for the Arts, in, um, Banff. As part of the Centre's International Literary Translation program, Anderson joined five other authors and 26 translators from around the world engaged in translating their work and the work of other Canadian writers including Leonard Cohen, Margaret Atwood and Yann Martel.
- 29 September 04: Harbourfront Reading Series | Toronto, Ontario
- 1 October 04: Ottawa International Writers Festival | Ottawa, Ontario
- 12 October 04: Wordfest: Banff-Calgary International Writers Festival | Calgary, Alberta ("Caracol" - an evening of performances on the theme of Music)
- 13 October 04: Wordfest: Banff-Calgary International Writers Festival | Calgary, Alberta
- 1 November 04: "Writing on the Edge," Greenwood's Bookshoppe | Edmonton, Alberta.
Performances of "Caracol: the Voices of Hunger's Brides"
An evening of actor readings and multimedia on the the theme of music, based on the novel and inspired by Caracol, a lost musical treatise by Juana Ines Ines de la Cruz.
Wordfest, Banff-Calgary International Writers Festival (executive producers)
- 12 October 04: Wordfest: Banff-Calgary International Writers Festival | Calgary, Alberta ("Caracol" -- an evening of performances on the theme of Music)