If you have any questions or an opening for a speaker in your community, please leave a comment and I’ll be sure to get back to you! I do keynote speeches, writing talks to students of all ages, writers’ workshops and also fill in as a lay speaker for churches. My husband and I present musical programs, specializing in country, blue grass, pop, and gospel.
(I have a soft voice so I need a mic! I can bring my own system – just let me know!)
Sunday, January 1:Pianist, Pickford United Methodist Church, morning service, 9:45-11:00 a.m.
Most Saturdays:Base, vocal, mandolin, Uke, Mtn Dulcimer, Viola, Psaltery, Lap Harp, Flute, baglama, etc. Pickford Jam Group, Pickford Township Hall, 2-4 p.m. Country, blue grass, gospel, blues, pop. Instrumentals, vocal. Come to listen for a bit or the whole time. Or bring your favorite stringed instrument (or any instrument) and join in!
Monday, January 30:Panelist, Meeting sponsored by the Girl Scouts, a discussion of women’s careers. St. Mary’s School, Sault Ste. Marie, MI; 5:30 p.m.
Wednesday, February 1:Reader, District Spelling Bee, Pickford Public Schools, Pickford, MI 3:45 p.m.
Wednesday, February 22:Reader, Regional Spelling Bee, Pickford Public Schools, Pickford, MI 4:15 p.m.
Sunday, March 26: Lay Speaker, Stalwart Community Church, 11 a.m. Sermon title: “Salt.” (Church cancelled due to snow/ice storm!)
Sunday, April 23: Lay Speaker, Pickford United Methodist Church, 9:45 a.m. Sermon title: “Salt.”
Saturday, May 20:Keynote Address, Upper Peninsula Publishers and Authors Association Annual Meeting, Marquette, MI, Meeting from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Keynote address 10:45 to 11:45 a.m.
Wednesday, July 26, 1 p.m.: Whitefish Township Community Library, Paradise, Michigan. A Reading from Sue’s current manuscript, “HORSES OF THE WEST SUN,” and “So How Does It Get to be a Book?” an interactive presentation about publishing (for adults and students of all ages)!
Wednesday, August 30, 7 p.m.: Literati Bookstore, 124 East Washington Street, Ann Arbor, Michigan. Panel discussion by contributors to AND HERE:100 Years of Upper Peninsula Writing, 1917-2017.MSU Press. Contributors: Ron Riekki, Sue Harrison, Gordon Henry, M.L. Liebler, William Olsen, Philip Sterling, and Keith Taylor.
Sunday, September 17, 10 a.m. Lay Speaker, Pickford Presbyterian Church.
Tuesday, October 10, 6:30 p.m.; Tahquamenon Area Library, Newberry, MI. Reading, discussion with Jillena Rose and L.E. Kimball, contributors to AND HERE:100 Years of Upper Peninsula Writing, 1917-2017. MSU Press.
Thursday, October 12, 7 p.m.; Bayliss Public Library, Sault Ste. Marie, MI. Reading, discussion with Jillena Rose and Julie Brooks Barbour, contributors to AND HERE:100 Years of Upper Peninsula Writing, 1917-2017. MSU Press.