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November 2019

Friends of the Mendenhall (Mississippi) Library Community Connections

November 15, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Mendenhall Public Library, 1630 Simpson Highway 149
Mendenhal, Mississippi 39114 United States
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Susan Cushman will be speaking at the monthly "Community Connections" luncheon with the Friends of the Mendenhall Library on November 15 at 12 p.m.

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Friends of the Aberdeen, Mississippi Library

November 20, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Eveans Memorial Library, 105 North Long Street
Aberdeen, Mississippi 39730
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Susan returns to one of the first small towns that inspired her short story collection FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY, where she will have lunch with the Friends group at the Aberdeen, Mississippi Library. (She took this photo, just a block from the library) on her first visit back in 2017.

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Sonja Livingston In Conversation With Susan Cushman at Novel Memphis

November 24, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Novel, 387 Perkins Ext.
Memphis, TN 38117 United States
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Susan Cushman, author of Friends of the Library, Cherry Bomb, and several other books and numerous essays, will be joined by author Sonja Livingston for a conversation about writing and religion at Novel Books in Memphis on November 24. Livingston's latest book is The Virgin of Prince Street: Expeditions into Devotion.

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December 2019

Listeners’ Book Club, Chickasaw Country Club, Memphis

December 12, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Chickasaw Country Club, 3395 Galloway Avenue
Memphis, Tennessee 38122
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On December 12 Susan will be the guest of the oldest book club in Memphis! The Listeners Book Club has been meeting since 1957. She will be talking about her short story collection FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY over lunch at the Chickasaw Country Club.

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January 2020

Authors and Characters at Bay St. Louis, Mississippi Library

January 14 @ 11:45 am - 1:30 pm
Bay St. Louis Hancock County Library, 312 US 90
Bay St. Louis, MS 39520 United States
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Join Mississippi author Susan Cushman for "Authors and Characters" Luncheon on January 14, 2020, at 11:45 a.m. Susan will be talking about her short story collection, FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY. Susan's books will be available for purchase (and signing) from Bay Books of Old Town Bay St. Louis.

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Pulpwood Queens 20th Anniversary Girlfriend Weekend

January 17 @ 9:00 am - January 19 @ 5:00 pm
Jefferson Texas Convention Center, 350 E. Austin St.
Jefferson, Texas
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Susan will join other authors and book club members at the 20th anniversary of Pulpwood Queens Girlfiend Weekend, in Jefferson, Texas. Susan will be on two panels during the weekend: one for her new short story collection FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY, and another for the anthology she edited, THE PULPWOOD QUEENS CELEBRATE 20 YEARS! Event runs Thursday-Saturday, January 17-19, 2020.

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Reading Roundtable in Senatobia, Mississippi

January 28 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
R. C. Pugh Library, 4975 Highway 51 N
Senatobia, Mississippi 3866
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Memphis author Susan Cushman will be returning to the R. C. Pugh Library at Northwest Mississippi Community College for another Reading Roundtable, to discuss her short story collection, FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY, including the story, "Senatobia: John and Mary Margaret," which was inspired by the author's visit here in 2017.

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Memphis Medical Awareness Club at Hutchison School

January 30 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Hutchison School Memphis

Susan is speaking to the to the high school students at the Memphis Medical Awareness Club  at Hutchison School at 12 p.m. on January 30. Each month the club focuses on a different disease. For January, it's Alzheimer's. Susan will be talking about her book TANGLES AND PLAQUES: A MOTHER AND DAUGHTER FACE ALZHEIMER'S. Susan is a member of AlzAuthors.com, a group of over 150 authors who have published books about various aspects of caregiving for those with Alzheimer's and…

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March 2020

2020 AWP Conference and Bookfair: San Antonio, Texas

March 4 - March 7
Henry B. González Convention Center, 200 East Market Stsreet
San Antonio, TX United States
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Susan Cushman will be moderating a panel at the 2020 AWP Conference and Bookfair in San Antonio March 4-7, 2020, with panelists Jeffrey Blount, Johnnie Bernhard, and Rebecca Dwight Bruff. The panel is titled, "Family, Race, and Freedom in the Old and New South." The conference schedule will be published in October and this post will be updated at that time.

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Starkville, Mississippi Friends of the Library

March 12 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Starkville MS Library, 326 University Drive
Starkville, Mississippi 39759
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Susan can't wait to get back to the Friends of the Library group in Starkville, Mississippi, and share her story that was inspired by her first visit to Starkville back in 2017! Copies of FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY will be available for purchase and Susan will be signing them.

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