Saturday, March 14, 2015 (6:00pm Pacific Time)
Walnut Creek Library Foundation Authors Gala
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Walnut Creek Library
1644 N. Broadway
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
925-935-5395


Sunday, January 18, 2015 (3:00-4:30pm)
Denver Woman's Press Club
1325 Logan St.
Denver, CO  80203
Sunday Salon, How Write a Memoir
Jennifer Phelps, co-presenter

Author Elizabeth Van Ingen and poet, writer, and editor Jennifer Phelps will discuss how to write memoir at this salon. How do you turn your personal story into a book? What form should it take? Do you write with specific themes in mind, or do they just emerge? Should it be a braided story or chronological? Are you revealing too much "personal stuff"? If you've always thought you wanted to write your memoir, we look forward to an exciting and lively conversation.

Free and open to the public; $5 donation appreciated.


Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014
Alzheimer's Symposium
Breakout class: Experience as a Care Giver, 12:45-2:00
Denver Marriott Tech Center
4900 South Syracuse St. 
Denver, CO 80237
303-779-1100
Symposium from 9: to 4:00


Friday, May 30, 2014
Book Passage
Reading, discussion and book signing
51 Tamal Vista Blvd.
Corte Madera, CA 94925
7:00 pm
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May 10, 2014
Highlands Ranch Library
9292 S Ridgeline Blvd
Highlands Ranch, CO 80129
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May 8, 2014
Oxford Hotel
The Colorado Book Award Finalist Reading
$15 (online or at the door)
1600 17th Street
Denver, CO 80202
(303) 628-5400
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Monday, April 14, 2014
Radio interview: KWPC
Muscatine, Iowa
8:00 am


Sunday, April 13, 2014
The Flower Gallery
Reading, discussion and book signing
131 E. 2nd St.
Muscatine, Iowa 52761
1:00 to 3:00 pm
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Saturday April 12,  2014
Prairie Lights Bookstore
Reading, discussion and book signing
15 S. Dubuque St.
Iowa City, Iowa 52240
(319) 337-2681
2:00 pm
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Monday, March 24, 2014
Changing Hands Bookstore
Reading, discussion and book signing
7:00 pm
6428 S McClintock Dr.
Tempe, Arizona 85283
480.730.0205
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Reader Review of Kismet:

I was a silent character in the author's story who cheered for her, loved her, gave her advice, laughed with her, and lived vicariously through her UNTIL the many roles she had to play to survive and not lose herself in coping with her husband's Alzheimers became almost intolerable. Not only is the book well organized, but I felt like I was actually "experiencing" and "feeling" the author's life as it unfolds.

The story portrays a woman who is sincere, self-assured, and independent, yet reveals vulnerability and disappointment as life takes twists and turns which require dependability and strength. "Kismet" is a powerful read. Liz Van Ingen's story will serve as a book of survival, hope, and healing to anyone who is navigating the scary waters of Alzheimer's.

-- K. F.

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