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2015 Appearances by Burt Weissbourd

Yellowstone National Park
July 16 (all day) - Fishing Bridge General Store
July 17 (all day) - Old Faithful General Store
August 4-5 (all day) - Canyon General Store

Where to buy books: Lake, Tower, Mammoth, Bridge Bay, Canyon, Fishing Bridge, Old Faithful general stores

University Club of Chicago
The Yellowstone Park Foundation, Rare Bird Books, and Burt Weissbourd present an evening featuring a reading from In Velvet and Yellowstone photographs by wildlife photographer Tom Murphy.

Cornelia Street Cafe
New York City, "End of the Line: Stories, stanzas and scenes inspired by fishing." John McCaffrey, author of The Book of Ash (Boxfire Press), hosted select guest performers Nancy Mendez-Booth, Burt Weissbourd, Jack Gwaltney and Harry Dreizen.

John McCaffrey interviewed Burt in KGB Bar Lit Magazine. An excerpt follows:
JM: "You have a psychology background, which is revealed in your characters, the inner narrative you provide them where they often question and explore their emotions. Is this a conscious choice …?"
BW: "Yes, this inner narrative, this self awareness, is a conscious choice ... All of my characters have intense emotional lives that they experience, observe and reflect on. By making my central characters self aware, it allows a reader to understand the choices that move the story forward."

Complete interview ...
A former New York Times Writing Fellow, John McCaffrey teaches creative writing at The College of New Rochelle.

Seattle Mystery Bookshop - Reading from Teaser

The Corner Bookstore - New York. Launch of Teaser

2014 Appearances

The Corner Bookstore - New York

Seattle Mystery Bookshop - Seattle

Pacific Palisades, California - Will Rogers State Historic Park, co-hosted with Yellowstone Park Foundation

The Corner Bookstore - New York

Boston - Reading from In Velvet

Country Bookshelf, Bozeman, Montana. Signing of In Velvet with Tom Murphy

Yellowstone National Park
Signings of In Velvet at Old Faithful, Fishing Bridge, Canyon General Stores and Yellowstone Park Foundation's Haynes Photo Shop.

Tumbleweek Bookstore and Cafe, Gardner, Montana
Reading from In Velvet

2013 Appearances

The Corner Bookstore - New York

Seattle Mystery Bookshop - Seattle



Bozeman, Montana



Burt Weissbourd and Victoria H. Irwin

At Eagle Harbor Book Company on Bainbridge Island, near Seattle, with events coordinator Victoria H. Irwin.


Burt Weissbourd and wildlife photographer Tom Murphy, whose work illustrates In Velvet, at Yellowstone National Park.


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Burt Weissbourd talks with:

The Funky Writer, Hollywood as described by one writer to another

Bill Bryan, President of One Montana and co-founder of Off The Beaten Path

Andre Mehle, Assistant Professor of Medical Microbiology & Immunology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison

Leslie Briner, YouthCare's human trafficking educator and consultant.

Melinda Govengo, Executive Director of YouthCare