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River Weather:
Stories

"Resonant, spare, intense, and perfectly voiced..."
                -Jeanne Larsen
"...raw and vital..."
             -Booklife Review: 
              Editor's Pick
"...primal...elemental.
Close always."
           -Cleveland Review              of Books

"Riveting."

                -The Rumpus

The Beginning of His
Excellent and Eventful Career

Available in
bookstores,
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MadHat Press
"...original, poignant, brutal and beautiful..."

-Kirkus Reviews
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The Author

Cameron MacKenzie's work has appeared in Salmagundi, Plume, and The Michigan Quarterly Review, among other places. His novel The Beginning of His Excellent and Eventful Career, and monograph Badiou and American Modernist Poetics, both appeared in 2018. His collection of stories, River Weather, was published in 2021. He lives in Roanoke, VA with his two children. Follow him on Facebook.

Past Appearances:

8/27/22

4 on 4th

Bookmarks

Winston-Salem, NC

3/27/22

Reston Used Books

Reston, VA

3/23/22 7pm

Rosenbach Museum

Philadelphia, PA

3/19/22 7pm

Blacksburg Books

Blacksburg, VA

3/10/22, 7pm

Readings On the Pike

Arlington, VA

1/7/21 7pm

Taubman Museum of Art

Roanoke, VA

12/18/21, 12pm

Booksigning

Book No Further

Roanoke, VA

12/8/21, 7pm

E-Verse Radio Equinox

With Eduardo C. Corral and Spencer Short

Fergie's Pub, Philadelphia, PA
 

10/16/21

Eat and Read Local

Loudoun County Library, Cascades, VA

2/18/20

With Clifford Gargstang

Scuppernong Books, Greensboro, NC

 

1/16/20 

Hoot and Holler 

Grandin Theater, Roanoke, VA

9/10/19

Writers and Words 

Charmington’s, Baltimore, MD

7/16/19

Readings On the Pike,

Arlington, VA

 

4/18/19

Inner Loop Reading Series

Washington DC

11/11/19

Painted Bride Quarterly

Black Sheep Pub, Philadelphia, PA

BIG LIT:

A monthly gathering of the best writers in the Roanoke Valley at Big Lick Brewing in Roanoke, VA

Follow the series on Facebook @biglitreadingseries

4/28/22

Matthew Vollmer, Angelo Colavita, Bessie Flores Zaldivar

3/9/22

Jim Peterson, Grant Kittrell, Meghana Mysore, Jasey Roberts

1/27/22

Annie Woodard, Catherine Backus, Erika Joyner

2/20/20: 

Jeanne Larsen, Adriana Rewald, Evan Massey

 

11/22/19:

Cathryn Hankla, Sydney Tammerlane, Bryan Hancock

 

10/17/19:

Evan Lavender-Smith, Keith Ferrell, Betsy Singleton Kalderhouse

 

9/19/19:

Clifford Garstang, Laura Garrison, Johnny Camacho

 

5/2/19:

Matthew Vollmer, Cynthia Atkins

 

4/4/19:

Ed Falco, Grant Kittrell, Bailey Mann

 

2/26/19:

Mary Crockett Hill, Angie Smibert, Dan Kennedy, Leslie Jernegan

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