Events

Upcoming Events

September

14

2019

Montana Festival of the Book

Kim Anderson, Director, Montana Center for the Book, and Samantha Dwyer, Program Officer, Humanities Montana present Gather Round, a humanities toolkit designed for the Montana Center for the Book.  The toolkit has everything needed to inspire discussions about home, migration, technology and nature, including the anthology HEARTH by Susan O’Connor and Annick Smith. In this event we invite anyone to explore and reflect on a sense of self and place through conversations with friends and neighbors using the games in the toolkit.

October

2

2019

Hearth event with Annick Smith and Susan O’Connor

Editors Susan O’Connor and Annick Smith read from and discuss their new, multicultural anthology, HEARTH: A Global Conversation on Community, Identity, and Place (Milkweed, 2019), which brings writers from across the world to share stories about the enduring importance and shifting associations of the hearth in our world.

Third Street Books
Lake Forest Park, WA

7:00pm

October

3

2019

Hearth: A Global Conversation on Community, Identity, and Place

Editors Susan O’Connor and Annick Smith read from and discuss their new anthology, Hearth: A Global Conversation on Community, Identity, and Place (Milkweed, 2019), which brings together writers from across the world to share the enduring importance and shifting associations of the hearth in our world.

 

 

 

Hugo House

1634 11th Ave. 

Seattle, WA 

 

7:00pm

Previous Events

May

16

2019

Hearth event with Annick Smith, 

Susan O’Connor and Gretel Erlich

with the Alpine Artisans Open Book Club

The Lodges on Seeley Lake Conference Center
Seely Lake, MT
(406) 677-3506

April

20

2019

Gather Round: A Conversation about Community and Place

With Hearth contributors Chigozie Obioma, Debra Magpie Earling and Carl Safina

Chico Hot Springs Resort
Pray, MT 59065
(406) 333-2330

March

6

2019

Liljestrand House

The Merwin Conservancy sponsored a Hearth Dinner, readings, and discussion moderated by HEARTH editors, Susan O’Connor and Annick Smith.  The event featured a welcome by Sonnet Coggins of the Merwin Conservancy and readings/talks by authors Pualani Kahahele and Gretel Ehrlich. Dinner and round-table discussions followed the presentations, along with a traditional chant at sunset led by Pualini Kanahele and Luana Busby.
Liljestrand House
3300 Tantalus Drive
Honolulu, HI

March

5

2019

HEARTH Contributors in Conversation: Dr. Pualani Kanahele, Gretel Ehrlich and Frank Stewart

In collaboration with Waiwai Collective, Native Books/Nā Mea Hawaiʻi, The Merwin Conservancy, & Milkweed Editions presented a gathering with writers and thinkers from HEARTH: A Global Conversation on Community, Identity, and Place

Honolulu, Hawaii
Ka Waiwai
1110 University Avenue

Suite 100

November

7

2018

Country Bookshelf

Country Bookshelf was thrilled to welcome editor Susan O’Connor, along with contributor Gretel Ehrlich, who discussed and signed Hearth: A Global Conversation on Identity, Community and Place

Country Bookshelf
28 W Main St
Bozeman, MT
59715

September

29

2018

Montana Book Festival

The Montana Book Festival presented a reading of selections from the anthology Hearth by Gretel Ehrlich, Debra Earling, and Christopher Merrill, followed by a panel discussion moderated by Annick Smith and Susan O’Connor, co-editors.  Introduction by Daniel Slager, Publisher/Editor of Milkweed Editions.

Wilma Theater
131 S Higgins Ave
Missoula, MT
59802

“[A] remarkable new collection . . . ‘We live within a blaze of transience
both inevitable and complete,’ writes Jane Hirshfield.

Hearth captures both the evanescence of that blaze and its enduring power to heal us.”

World Literature Today