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Oregon Country Fair, Veneta, Oregon

July 8, 9, 10, 2016

The circus is once again coming to the wonderfully amazing Oregon Country Fair!


Catch me for my first Spoken Word performances. Priyo will open with some georgeous Italian guitar, followed by stories, readings, Q & A, and my first ever circus poem to boot!


Friday: Front Porch Stage, 12:30 - 1:50

Saturday: The Rabbit Hole, 1:30 - 2:50.


And please visit me in booth #684, home of Gabbiano Leather, where I'll be signing and selling Love in the Elephant Tent while juggling leather belts, handmade journals and wallets. The booth is located along the river, just beyond Shady Grove Stage.





Please note: The events listed below this block have already taken place!



Official Launch Party !

April 25, 2015


Thank you to everyone who attended this event and made it a magnificient success! Danuta, Jacquie and I appreciate you enthusiasm and support as we launch ourselves and our books on this wild and crazy publishing ride!



Books, readings, music, appetizers, drinks, and world-class Oregon Pinot Noir. Please join me on the evening of Saturday, April 25 at Pfeiffer Winery (DIRECTIONS), one of Willamette Valley's most beautiful wineries, complete with Tuscan villa, water gardens, and tasting cave.

In addition to the official launch of Love in the Elephant Tent, my esteemed colleagues and writing group members will join the fun with their fabulous books. Jacquie "Jax" Manning will be launching her cozy mystery, Caribbean Shadows, and Danuta Pfeiffer will read from her recently launched memoir, Chiseled.

Free event; no-host wine bar. There will, of course, be books for sale. More details TBA.

Hope you can make it -- and you're welcome to bring / invite others!





Author's Evening, Junction City, Oregon

Thursday, June 9, 2016

The Friends of the Junction City Library present an evening with Danuta Pfeiffer and Kathleen Cremonesi. 6:30 PM at the Viking Sal Senior Center.


245 W 5th Ave, Junction City, OR 97448  


The Long Tom Grange DAFFODIL FESTIVAL, Junction City, Oregon

March 19 & 2016

Come join the fun at a wonderfully Oregon outing to celebrate daffodils, sunsine, crafts, and monster cinnamon rolls! This is the storied home of the Men of the Long Tom Grange calendar, home of the Prarie Mountain Wineries alliance, and a great place to spend the weekend with friends and family.


Oh, and there will be books and authors too!


25855 Ferguson Rd, Junction City, OR 97448


Authors Evening at the Schoolhouse, Junction City, Oregon

March 5, 2016 7:00 -9:00 PM

Please join me for the first annual "Authors Evening at the Schoolhouse," featuring local poet Terah Van Dusen (Love, Blues, Balance and New Moon), local authors Danuta Pfeiffer (Chiseled, A Memoir of Identity, Duplicity, and Divine Wine), Jacquie "Jax" Manning (Caribbean Shadows) and Kathleen Cremonesi (Love in the Elephant Tent: How Running Away with the Circus Brought Me Home), and acoustic guitar by local musician Josh Pitney.


$10 entrance covers a lovely selection of desserts made with local  Camas Country grains, coffee and tea. Local Bennett Winery wines available for purchase by the glass. Proceeds go directly into the "school fund" to continue renovating this beautiful old schoolhouse into a community event center and home for the arts.


Space limited to 50 guests, so please call 541-357-5448 to reserve your tickets!


91949 Purkerson Road, Junction City, OR, 97448


Lunch with an Author at The Book Nest, Springfield, Oregon

March 17, 2016

Please join me at Indulge! Antiques for an intimate lunchtime Q & A session!


Book Nest is located inside Indulge! Antiques, 1461 Mohawk Blvd, Springfield, OR


(541) 357-6862


Directions: From 105, take the Mohawk exit. Pass Bi-mart and Dutch Bros. and turn left at the next light. In the parking lot, take a jog to the left, then go straight back (away from Mohawk), between the two large buildings.  Indulge is on the back side of the building on the left, with the entrance facing 18th St.

Oregon Legacy Literary Series, Lincoln City

January 17, 2016

For over twenty years, Driftwood Public Library and The Friends of the Library have celebrated Oregon authors with their Legacy Series.


I am honored to participate in 2016. Please join us for an afternoon of reading, speaking, Q & A, and a slide show to boot on Sunday, January 17th, starting at 3:00 in the Distad Room.


Driftwood Public Library
801 SW Hwy 101 #201
Lincoln City, OR 97367



Hoot & Howl, A Menagerie of Animal Authors

December 19, 2015

Please join authors Mollie Hunt (Crazy Cat Lady Mysteries), Ann Littlewood ((Zoo Mysteries Endangered, Did Not Survive, and Night Kill), Melissa Hart (Wild Within), and Kathleen Cremonesi (Love in the Elephant Tent) for a lively afternoon of readings, signings and Q & A.


Free Event; Books Available


1:30 - 3:00

Another Read Through

3932 N Mississippi

Portland, OR


16th Annual Authors & Artists Fair

December 5, 2015

Please join Kathleen and 50 additional Oregon authors in Eugene for the 16th Annual Authors & Artists Fair at the Lane Events Center (fairgrounds), next door to the Holiday Market. Open to the public. Suggested admission donation of $1-$5.


Saturday, 10am-6pm.


Lane Events Center

796 W 13th Ave

Eugene, OR 97402


Thanksgiving Sale!

November 28 & 29

Please visit Pfeiffer Winery in Junction City, Oregon, on Saturday and Sunday after Thanksgiving for a multi-author sale and signing. We'll each provide book-themed treats, and Pfeiffer Winery will of course have plenty of their wonderful wines on hand, available by the glass or bottle. Let's raise a glass together to loved ones near and far and toast the wonderful year we've had so far. Salute!


Pfeiffer Winery (DIRECTIONS)

25040 Jaeg Rd

Junction City, OR 97448


NW Womens Comedy Festival

November 20, 2015

Looking forward to whoopin' it up with these fellow comediennes. Please join us for an evening of laughter you won't easily forget! Admission $25.


Friday, 7:00 PM


Wildish Theater

630 Main St.

Springfield, OR


Get tickets here!



Italian Luncheon Adventure with Kathleen Cremonesi

October 23, 2015

So Cal readers: please join me for a lovely lunch with great Italian food and lively conversation in San Diego's Little Italy! Cost includes lunch, service, and taxes; signed books available.


See the You Tube photo compilation!



Buon Appetito Ristorante

1609 India St, San Diego, CA 92101

Cost: $35 (Add $26 for signed book)


More Info/Register


Florence Festival of Books, Florence, OR

September 26, 2015

Please join me and a collection of entertaining writers and publishers at the Florence Festival of Books in Florence, OR. Saturday, Sept. 26, Free Event!


10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m


Florence Events Center

715 Quince St

Florence, OR 97439


Writers & Wine, A Benefit for Fernridge Publc Library

October 3, 2015

Please join Kathleen Cremonesi and Evelyn Hess in supporting Fernridge Public Library. Local produce crafted into mouth-watering delicacies and lovely Domaine Meriwether wine will accompany two local authors in a wonderful evening to benefit the local library. 



6:00 - 8:30 pm, $20.00


Domaine Meriwether

88324 Vineyard Ln, Veneta, OR 97487
(541) 935-7515




SAN FRANCISCO, CA - Book Passage

July 30, 2015, 6:00 PM

So excited to spend an evening in San Francisco at the Book Passage. Hope to see you there!


Ferry Building Marketplace, 1 Sausalito

San Francisco Ferry Bldg #42, San Francisco, CA



BERKELEY, CA - Books Inc.

July 29, 2015, 7:00 PM

Love the Bay Area and San Francisco, so I'm especially jazzed to be heading to "the west's oldest independent bookseller," Books Inc. in Berkeley for an event on Wednesday, July 29. Please join me if you can!


1491 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA



SALEM, OR - The Book Bin EAST

July 24, 2015, 7:00

Looking forward to visiting The Book Bin EAST in Salem, OR on July 24. Please join me if you can!


2235 Lancaster Drive NE

Salem, OR 97301

(503) 361-1235

VENETA, OR - Oregon Country Fair

July 10 - 12, 2015

The circus is coming to the wonderfully amazing Oregon Country Fair this year! Please visit me in booth #684, home of Gabbiano Leather, where I'll be signing and selling Love in the Elephant Tent while juggling leather belts, handmade journals and wallets. The booth is located along the river, just beyond Shady Grove Stage, next to Altered States.

CHICAGO, IL - City Lit Books

July 2, 2015, 6:30 PM

Please join me for a reading at City Lit Books in Chicago! 6:30 PM on Friday, July 2nd.



2523 N Kedzie Blvd., Chicago, IL

(773) 235-2523

PORTLAND, OR - Annie Bloom's

June 16, 2015, 7:00 PM

Thank you in advance to Annie Bloom's Books for hosting me in Portland this June!


Please join me at 7:00 PM on Tuesday, June 16.  And bring your friends!


7834 SW Capitol Hwy, Portland, OR


EUGENE, OR - Tsunami Books

June 11, 2015, 7:30 PM

Honored to hold an event Tsunami Books in Eugene, OR on June 11, 7:30 PM. Hope to see you there!


2585 Willamette St., Eugene, OR



CORVALLIS, OR - Grassroots Bookstore

May 28, 2015, 7:00

Please join memoir authors Kathleen Cremonesi and Danuta Pfeiffer at Grassroots Bookstore in Corvallis, Oregon. Thursday, May 28, 7:00.


Danuta Pfeiffer will read from her recently released memoir -- Chiseled: A memor of Identity, Duplicity, and Divine Wine.


Danuta and Kathleen are founding members of their writing critique group, Authors of the Round Table (ARTs), and have been writing, supporting, and laughing with each other for 17 years.


Please join us for an entertaining and inspirational evening!

Party Time!

Jan 15, 2015

Coming soon: Launch Parties, Readings, Book Club Visits, Author Signings, Blog Tours, Giveaways and more.


Currently, we're planning on events in Seattle, Portland, Eugene, and San Francisco. If you're interested in holding an event in your area, please contact Kathleen or ECW Press.


Thank you -- and stay tuned!  


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