Diane Simmons


February 10th, 2018 18:28 by Diane Simmons

*Words Maplewood, Nj. September 16, 2016. In conversation with novelist Meredith Sue Willis.

*Cornelia Street Cafe "Women and War: Hidden Histories." October 18, 6 p.m. With Rachel Hall.

*The Shed Space 366 6th Street, Brooklyn, 8 p.m. With Performance Artist Chris Vonshaler.

*Oregon Historical Society - Portland, Oregon - 1200 SW Park Ave -January 8, 2017, 2-3:30 p.m. - Diane discusses Eva's experiences in war-boom Portland, focusing particularly on life in the Kaiser shipyards. (Ice storm reschedules to January 10)

*Another Read Through Bookstore - Portland, Oregon - 3932 N. Mississippi Ave - Jan 9, 2017 - 7-8 p.m. Diane discusses Eva in Portland and shares a few of the eight hundred original letters upon which the book is based

*Elliott Bay Books - Seattle, Washington - 1521 10th Avenue - Jan 11, 2017 - 7 p.m. Diane in conversation with Jean Godden, long-time Seattle Post-Intelligencer and Seattle Times columnist and three-term Seattle City Councilwoman.

*Rediscovered Books - Boise, Idaho - 180 N. 8th St. Jan 13, 2017. Details

*_Eastern Oregon University- Carl and Sandra Ellston Ars Poetica Literary Lecture Series, , La Grande, Oregon. January 17, 2017.

*Associated Writing Programs Conference Washington, DC Convention Center - February 10 - 1-2 p.m.- 2017. Diane reads at the University of Iowa Press, Booth 567.

*La Guardia Community College New York City. March 30 1-3, 2017

*Berkshire Conference on the History of Women, Genders and Sexualities - Hofstra University, Long Island, New York. June 1, 2017. Diane presents a paper: "What'll Happen When They Quit Building Ships? - Reception, Depiction and Rejection of Women Shipbuilders on the Oregon coast."

*U.S. Navy Yard Visitor Center -Boston. August 13, 2017. Diane presents a paper on the experience of women in the Oregon Shipyards in World War II, joins a panel discussion, and signs books. Details

*University of West Bohemia -Pilsin, Czech Republic. March 26, 2018. A discussion of Eva's wartime experiences in a city liberated by the Americans in World War II.