Valerie Laken

Upcoming Events:


SK Cover

Sunday, April 3, 2011, 7:00-9:00

KGB Bar Sunday Night Fiction

With Catherynne Valente


85 E 4th St.

New York, NY


Tuesday, April 12, 2011, 7:00

Ida Public Library

320 N. State St.

Belvidere, IL



Friday, April 15, 2011, 7:00

Book Release Reading

Boswell Book Co.

2559 N. Downer Ave.

Milwaukee, WI


Monday, May 2, 2011, 7:00/TBA

New River Reading Series

The Players Club

16 Gramercy Park South

New York, NY 10003



Horizontal Break

Big thanks to the venues, organizers, and audiences at these past readings:

Wednesday, February 4, 2009

Schuler Books

2820 Towne Center Blvd.

Lansing, MI


Thursday, February 5, 2009

The (late great) Shaman Drum

311-315 S. State St.

Ann Arbor, MI


Thursday, February 19, 2009

(The late great) Harry Schwartz Books on Downer

2559 N. Downer Ave.

Milwaukee, WI


Thursday, March 5, 2009

Colgate University

Robert Ho Lecture Room

Hamilton, NY


Monday, March 9, 2009

Carthage College

Neimann Theatre

Kenosha, WI


Saturday, March 14, 2009

The Bookstore

475 N. Main St.

Glen Ellyn, IL


Friday, March 20, 2009

The Virginia Festival of the Book

University of Virginia Book Store

Charlottesville, VA


Friday, March 27, 2009

Spin & Sign Class

North Shore Elite Fitness & Racquet Club

Milwaukee, WI


Saturday, March 28, 2009

Bonk! Performance Series

Racine, WI


Tuesday, May 12, 2009

A Room of One's Own
307 W. Johnson St.
Madison, WI

Saturday, May 16, 2009

Ann Arbor Book Festival
Kalamazoo Room in the Michigan League
Ann Arbor, MI

Tuesday, May 19, 2009
Book Passage
51 Tamal Vista Blvd.
Corte Madera, CA

Tuesday, May 19, 2009
Books Inc.
2251 Chestnut St.
San Francisco, CA

Wednesday, May 20, 2009
M is for Mystery... and More
86 E. Third Ave.
San Mateo, CA

Thursday, May 21, 2009
Readers' Books
130 E. Napa St.
Sonoma, CA

Tuesday, May 27, 2009
Elliott Bay Book Company
101 S. Main St.
Seattle, WA

Sunday, June 7, 2009
The Chicago Tribune Printers Row Lit Fest
Burnham Room, Hotel Blake
500 S. Dearborn St.
Chicago, IL

Tuesday, July 21, 2009
The Ida Public Library
320 N. State St.
Belvidere, IL


Wednesday, October 7, 2009, 8:00-9:30 p.m.

Wisconsin Book Festival

Venue: Wisconsin Studio / Overture

Overture Center for the Arts

201 State St.

Madison, WI 53703


Tuesday, October 13, 2009, 6:30 p.m.

Racine Public Library

75 Seventh St.

Racine, WI 53403


Saturday, October 17, 2009, TBA

Edgerton Book Festival

Edgeton, WI


Saturday, March 20, 2010

People's Books Co-Op

2122 E. Locust St.

Milwaukee, WI


Friday, April 2, 2010

Gist Street Reading Series

305 Gist Street, 3rd floor

Pittsburgh, PA


Sunday, June 19, 2010

Glen Ellyn Book Festival

Renaissance Art Studio

481 N. Main St.

Glen Ellyn, IL


Saturday, October 2, 2010

Wisconsin Book Festival

Overture Center for the Arts

201 State St.

Madison, WI 53703


Saturday, October 6, 2010

Boswell Book Co.

Wisconsin Council of Writers Award Winners Reading

2559 N. Downer Ave.

Milwaukee, WI


Thursday, February 24, 2011

Zell Visiting Writers / Alumni Reading Series

With Suzanne Hancock

University of Michigan

Helmut Stern Auditorium, UMMA

Ann Arbor, MI