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FICTION READING: Kevin Revolinski

September 30 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

JOIN US FOR A READING AND CONVERSATION WITH KEVIN REVOLINSKI FROM HIS SHORT STORY COLLECTION STEALING AWAY

Kevin Revolinski’s story collection Stealing Away has been called “lush and shimmering … a fantastic debut.” Join us for an evening of readings by and conversation with the author.
This event is presented in person; please read our Covid-19 policy below. Though free, registration is required for this event as seating is limited. To register for the reading online, please click the button below. For other registration options, please call 920-868-1457.

About the Author:

Kevin Revolinski was born and raised in Wisconsin, but then set loose upon the world, traveling to more than 75 countries and founding The Mad Traveler website. Stealing Away is his first collection of stories, partly set in the Midwest, partly abroad. He is the author of 15 other books, including Wisconsin’s Best Beer GuideBackroads & Byways WisconsinBest Tent Camping Wisconsin, and The Yogurt Man Cometh: Tales of an American Teacher in Turkey. His articles have appeared in The New York TimesChicago Tribune, and Sydney Morning Herald. A frequent guest on Wisconsin Public Radio, he lives in Madison, Wisconsin.  For more information, visit his website.

About Stealing Away:

“It was the summer before senior year when Danny and I decided the adults in our lives had irredeemably failed us, and so we hit the road.” Two teenage runaways use a sketchy scam to keep the gas tank filled as they flee west from a small Midwestern town; two orphans with a battered canteen find a dead dog in the Mexican desert; a bookkeeper obsessed with a murder photo slowly comes undone; a man haunted by a childhood tragedy returns home, fearing his suspicions; a backpacker has his moral compass tested in Peru. Whether returning to small-town homes or getting lost in the souks of Syria, the characters in these twelve stories struggle to find purpose and choose between escape and making peace with their lots. “Whatever scene Revolinski drops his reader into, you feel like you are really there.” – Citizen Reader

Stealing Away is a lush, shimmering collection, at once globe-trotting and far-afield, and also somehow as intimate and quotidian as any small hometown.  Revolinski, an accomplished non-fiction writer, proves with this book that he has incredible range, wisdom, and empathy. A fantastic debut.” Nickolas Butler, author of Shotgun Lovesongs and Little Faith

“I love Revolinski’s way of writing female characters, which doesn’t belittle them or simply make them objects to look at, but truly makes them fleshed-out human characters with not always predictable motives and actions of their own.” – Sarah CordsCitizen Reader

 

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Due to the ever-evolving status of the COVID-19 pandemic, Write On, Door County will now be requiring proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a negative COVID test result within 48 hours of any classes, workshops, or conferences. An image of a vaccine card or an image of negative test results within 48 hours of the Write On event are both acceptable. Both are not required – only one is necessary.

To submit your vaccination or negative test status, please contact Artistic Director Jerod Santek.

Details

Date:
September 30
Time:
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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Venue

Write On, Door County
4210 Juddville Rd
Fish Creek, WI 54212 United States
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Phone:
920-868-1457