Tuesday, May 12, 2009

Book Release Party Invitation

Book Release Party for Bonnie Jo Campbell’s
American Salvage

Sunday, May 24, 2009, 2:00 - 8:00
Bell's Brewery & Beer Garden
355 E. Kalamazoo Ave., Kalamazoo, MI, 269-382-2332
Bonnie will read briefly at 3:00 pm
Readings by others will follow; sign up sheet will be available.

Win Prizes:
· American Salvage Cake Contest: Bring your cake, decorated with an American Salvage theme or just plain delicious.
· Come to the party via your most salvaged conveyance or vehicle.
· Most American Salvage temporary tattoos applied to one’s body; tattoos available at the event.

Michigan News Agency will sell copies of American Salvage ($18.95 + tax) and other BJC books. Mary Whalen, whose artwork brings to life the cover of American Salvage will display photographs and have prints for sale.

· Come read your own poems/stories in the beer garden
· Tell anecdotes for posterity
· Pin the Tail on the Donkey all day long
· See & and maybe win Kalamazoo’s Biggest Ball of String
· Meet someone from the Geek Group
· Bring acoustic musical instruments and play

Also, come and celebrate informally the arrival of summer, as well as class of ’80 Comstock High School 29th Reunion, John Dickmon's Birthday. Halfway between Mike Campbell & George Campbell’s birthdays. Beer, wine, books, and food for sale.