Michele Weldon is available for speaking engagements, keynotes, panels, coaching and workshops. Her interactive workshops will give you the tools you need to begin a memoir, write publishable essays or nonfiction books. Workshops are held throughout the country through special arrangement for groups of 10-50. She is also available to speak on a number of topics from media and journalism to gender, diversity, fairness, women’s issues, the humanities and popular culture. Customized keynote addresses or workshops from one to three hours are also an option. Click here to see a list of Michele’s past keynote addresses.
CIC Music Education Conference
Northwestern University Bienen School of Music, Evanston
“Loud and Clear: Making Your Ideas Heard In The Media and Beyond” will be a look at how and why academics and researchers need to enter into the public conversation about critical issues in music and education.
Date: October 8, 2015
Time: 12:00 am
711 Elgin Road
Northwestern Summer Writers Conference Workshop
Wieboldt Hall, Northwestern University, Chicago
Learn different, specific techniques to polish your nonfiction writing, whether you are writing personal essays, opeds, memoir, longform narrative, books or other nonfiction works. Apply the skills of great public speaking, reporting and storytelling to your work and enhance your writing skills to improve your rate of publishing success. From interactive experiments in description and dialogue to observation practices, in this workshop you will learn applicable methods that will improve your writing from an author of four books, award-winning journalist, essayist and live storyteller. Make your nonfiction writing shine with the tools gathered from fiction, oratory and performance.
Date: July 31, 2015
Time: 1:00 pm
339 E. Chicago Avenue
Book Signing, Escape Points, Women & Children First
Women & Children First Bookstore, Chicago
Date: September 9, 2015
Time: 7:00 pm
5233 N. Clark Street
Book Discussion of Escape Points with Coach Powell
The Oak Park Public Library, Oak Park, Illinois
Join the Huskies Wrestling Family in celebrating the launch of “Escape Points: A Memoir,” a book that celebrates the wider definition of family and the influence of Coach Mike Powell on the lives of my sons. Coach Powell will be on hand to talk about his role in helping so many young men become their better selves.
Date: September 20, 2015
Time: 2:00 pm
834 Lake Street.,
Oak Park, Illinois
Book Signing at The Book Stall, Winnetka, Ill.
The Book Stall, Winnetka
Read the latest review from Kirkus Reviews.
Date: September 2, 2015
Time: 7:00 pm
811 Elm Street
Author Interview and Book Launch Party at Bookends & Beginnings
Bookends & Beginnings, Evanston
Please come and celebrate with friends, family and colleagues at one of the country’s greatest independent book stores. Following a highly interactive interview with the author, we toast the author’s latest memoir with food and spirits.
Date: September 17, 2015
Time: 5:45 pm
1712 Sherman Avenue