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Tucson Book Festival Wrap-Up

This is a lovely summary of the remarkable Tucson Festival of Books, and I’m not just saying that because there are pictures of me. It’s because there are pictures and text about me and my latest book, Roughneck Grace. Credit and thanks to Nan Sanders Pokerwinski.

“Roughneck Grace” Won’t forget next time — maybe

Every week the Wisconsin State Journal runs “Roughneck Grace,” a weekly column written by Mike (many of the columns will be adapted from Mike’s Tent Show Radio monologues). Today’s column, “Won’t forget next time — maybe” can be seen online here.

Tent Show Radio Tonight: Elephant Revival

If you’re within range of (or can stream) one of these stations tonight (Saturday, March 18th) we hope you’ll join Mike as he hosts another edition of Tent Show Radio from Big Top Chautauqua.  This week’s show welcomes musical guests Elephant Revival plus a bonus performance by Greg Brown. In this episode’s monologue – delivered from the backstage dressing room with…View post

Fabulous Footwork

On a little mini-tour. Combining exercise and work, I hike three miles from the hotel to a coffee shop. Work on revisions for two hours, then hike back. Sunny day, clear sidewalk. Striding purposefully along a busy boulevard, I catch my toe on a crack and take a spectacular digger. One of those drawn-out forward-tilt…View post