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January 17, 2006 11:47 AM   Subscribe

I have tried google and message boards and the publisher's site to no avail. Any idea where I can get an official 2006 David Foster Wallace reading or book signing or appearance schedule?

I can only seem to find stuff that just happened or single event listings from bookstores that are nowhere near me (for their store only, that is). Thanks!
posted by pissfactory to Media & Arts (3 answers total)
Have you tried telephoning his publisher? He does seem to be a hard person to track down
posted by alms at 11:58 AM on January 17, 2006

Well, he's working at Pomona as the Disney Professor of Creative Writing, so if all else fails, you may be able to contact him there. His publisher appears to have nothing about a book tour on their [regrettable] website, though it looks like they had information there about past book tours.

Fun fact: I took a writing class from DFW in 1988 when he was two years out of college.
posted by jessamyn at 12:09 PM on January 17, 2006

His publicist got back to me:

David's just completed his short tour, I'm sorry to say. He was in NYC for an event at Strand on 1/11, LA's Hammer Museum on 1/15 and SF's Booksmith on 1/16.

Marlena Bittner
Senior Publicist
Little, Brown and Company
(212) 522-6810
(212) 467-4348 Fax

Too bad. That's it.
posted by pissfactory at 12:50 PM on January 17, 2006

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