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• Saturday, October 24, 2015, 1 p.m.

Writers Day, Bay Path College
Longmeadow, MA
Talk: “How I Went Deep: Writing Intimate Stories about Other People–with No Regrets”

• Wednesday, November 4, 2015, 7 p.m.

Forbes Library Reading Series
Writing About Health, Medicine, and the Body
Reading with Q and A
Northampton, MA

• Friday, March 27th, 2015

Boston University Narrative Journalism Conference
Boston, MA
Talk/Conversation: “Reporting from Hell: Stories of Captivity”

Nell will talk with her old friend Theo Padnos about his going it alone as a freelancer in the Middle East—and spending two years as a hostage of Jabhat al-Nusra.

• Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014, 4 p.m. in Sandisfield, MA:

Reading, Q&A, book signing

Sandisfield Arts Center
5 Hammertown Road
Sandisfield, MA 01255

• Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014, at Mt. Holyoke College, South Hadley, MA:

WriteAngles Conference
Panel: “Pen in the Sickroom: Getting the Illness/Caretaking Experience on Paper”
Time: 11:15

• Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014, 7 p.m., Shelburne Falls, MA: 

Reading, Q&A, book signing
Shelburne Senior Center
Main Street
Shelburne Falls, MA 01370

• Friday, Oct. 3, 2014, 6-8 p.m., Hampton, NH: 

Talk, discussion, and book signing
(private event for clients of Ameriprise Financial Services)
Old Salt Inn
490 Lafayette Road
Hampton, NH 03842

• Sunday, July 26, 2014, 4 p.m., Cummington, MA:

Reading, Q&A, book signing
(part of a fundraiser for Project HOPE)

West Cummington Church
27 West Main Street
Cummington, MA 01026

• Wed., April 23, 2014, 1:30 – 3:30 in Seattle, WA:

 Reading, Q&A, book signing

Horizon House
900 University Street
Seattle, WA 98101

• Wed., April 23, 2014, at 7 p.m. in Seattle, WA:

 Reading, Q&A, book signing

The Elliott Bay Book Company
1521 Tenth Avenue
Seattle WA 98122

• Friday, April 4 – Sunday, April 6 in Boston, MA:

Friday Talk: “How to Go Deep: Writing Intimate Stories About People We Are
Coming to Know”
Saturday Panel: “Taming Your Notes”
Sunday Panel: “(Re)vision: Beyond cleaning up grammar to reconceiving your work.”

The Power of Narrative Conference
Boston University

• Monday, March 10, 2014 at 7 p.m. in Washington, DC: 

Reading, Q&A, book signing

Politics and Prose Bookstore
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20008

• Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 6 p.m. in Northampton, MA:

Panel on End-of-Life Care

JFK Middle School
Northampton, MA 01060

• Friday, February 21, 2014 at 7 p.m. in Cambridge, MA:

Reading, Q&A, book signing

Harvard Bookstore
1256 Massachusetts Ave
Cambridge, MA 02138

• Wed., February 12, 2014 at 7 p.m. in South Hadley, MA:

Book launch, reading, Q&A, and signing

The Odyssey Bookshop
9 College Street
South Hadley, MA 01075

• Friday, Nov. 1, 2013 at 7:30 p.m. 

Live Art Magazine


The Academy of Music
274 Main Street
Northampton, MA 01060

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