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Tour Schedule 2006

Rochester, New York has chosen Name All the Animals for their 2006 citywide reading program. If All of Rochester Read the Same Book. . . announced their 2006 selection in January. Alison will be in residence March 29-April 3, for readings, lectures and talks.

"IF ALL OF ROCHESTER READ THE SAME BOOK"

WITH ALISON SMITH, AUTHOR OF NAME ALL THE ANIMALS

MARCH 29-APRIL 1, 2006

FRIDAY, MARCH 24

12:00-1:00pm

Interview with Bob Smith on WXXI Radio (NPR)

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 29

1:30-2:30pm

Roundtable discussion for (adult) writers (max. 20)

Wood Library     

Canandaigua, NY

3:00-4:00pm

Reading, followed by Q&A and book signing

Wood Library     

Canandaigua, NY

5:00pm

Name All the Animals Dinner: A Meal Inspired by the Book

(special menu of regional food served for two nights)

Legends Grill                    

1778 Penfield Rd.    

Penfield

7:00-9:30pm

Reading, followed by Q&A and book signing

Penfield Library / Community Center                  

1985 Baird Rd.         

Penfield

THURSDAY, MARCH 30

2:30-4:00pm

Reading, followed by Q&A and book signing

Valley Manor (retirement home)

1570 East Ave.  

7:30-9:30pm

Reading, followed by Q&A and book signing

St. John Fisher College     

Basil Hall 135                            

3690 East Ave.    

FRIDAY, MARCH 31

9:00-10:30am

RAITN video conference, followed by book signing

(networked video conference linking several high school classrooms, from urban to suburban to rural)

East Rochester High School (links to East High, etc.)

12:00-1:30pm

On-stage interview and Q&A, followed by book signing

Monroe Community College

The Forum                   

1000 East Henrietta Rd.

Brighton/Henrietta

6:30-8:00pm

Reception for Members of Writers & Books

Writers & Books  

8:00-9:30pm

Formal lecture ("Memory and Imagination") followed by Q&A and book signing

Writers & Books  

SATURDAY, APRIL 1

11:00am-1:00pm

Master Class on writing the memoir for Readers & Writers followed by an informal lunch with participants.

Writers & Books

3:00-4:30pm

Reading and Q&A, followed by book signing

Wadsworth Library

24 Center St.

Geneseo

MONDAY, APRIL 3

Evening reading and book signing at Our Lady of Mercy High School

Blossom Road

Brighton

MORE UPCOMING EVENTS:

Alison will be a visiting writer at the University of South Carolina on April 14, 2006


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