Recent and Upcoming Events Featuring John Vanderslice
October 11, 2017: At UCA Downtown, in downtown Conway, Arkansas, John reads from The Last Days of Oscar Wilde to
a hometown audience for the first time.
October 27, 2017: John participates in the annual meeting of the Arkansas Philological Association, reading from
The Last Days of Oscar Wilde.
January 10, 2018, 10-11AM, EST: John will appear on the blog talk radio show Literary Viewpoints with Fran Lewis to
discuss The Last Days of Oscar Wilde--and all things Wilde. Due to technical difficulties
the interview has been rescheduled for February 19.
January 15, 2018: Official publication date of The Last Days of Oscar Wilde (Burlesque Press).
January 16, 2018, 5-6:30 PM: Little Rock appearance! John will sign books and then read at WordsWorth Books, in The
Heights, 5920 R St, Little Rock, AR 72207. Due to inclement weather, this event has been
moved to February 7, 2018, at the same time.
January 18, 2018, 6-8 PM: Launch party for The Last Days of Oscar Wilde! 1735 Amelia Drive, Conway, Arkansas 72034.
January 25, 2018, 7:30 PM: Launch reading for Last Days. Faulkner County Library, 1900 W Tyler Street, Conway, Arkansas 72034.
January 27, 2018, 6:30 PM: North Little Rock appearance! John will be the featured reader at this evening's installment of
the Argenta Reading series in the Argenta Arts District of North Little Rock. Argenta United
Methodist Church, 421 North Main St., North Little Rock, Arkansas 72114.
February 4, 2018, 2 PM: Texas appearance! John will read and sign books at Malvern Books, 613 W. 29th St.,
Austin, TX 78705.
February 7, 2018, 5-6:30 PM: Little Rock appearance! John will sign books and then read at WordsWorth Books, in The
Heights, 5920 R St, Little Rock, AR 72207.
February 12, 2018: New York City appearance! John included in the lineup for the monthly Muldoon's Picnic in NYC.
The program includes Irish actress Lisa Dwan, Irish fiddler Nollaig Casey, the lyrical/poetical talents of Pulitzer Prize winner Paul Muldoon, and lots of great music. Irish Arts Center, 553 West 51st Street,
New York, NY 10019.
February 13, 2018, 5-7 PM: Second New York appearance. John to hold a Last Days celebration/kickoff at the one and only
Oscar Wilde NYC, an elegant bar and events center that pays homage to, and is dedicated to the spirit of, Oscar Wilde. 45 West 27th St., New York, NY 10001.
February 19, 2018, 10-11AM, EST: John will appear on the blog talk radio show Literary Viewpoints with Fran Lewis to
discuss The Last Days of Oscar Wilde--and all things Wilde.
March 9, 2018, 11 AM-noon: Tampa appearance! John will sign books at the AWP Bookfair, part of the 2018 AWP
Conference in Tampa. 333 S Franklin St, Tampa, FL 33602. Come to the Arkansas Writers MFA Workshop table at the Bookfair!
March 24, 2018, 7PM: Northwest Arkansas appearance! John, along with his wife Stephanie Vanderslice (author of The
Geeks Guide to the Writing Life) will read and sign books at Nightbird Books,
205 W. Dickson St, Fayetteville, AR 72701.
April 19, 2018, 8PM: Tennessee appearance! John to read from Last Days as part of the The Only Tenn-I-See
Reading Series. Pretentious Beer Company, 131 S. Central St., Knoxville, TN 37902.
April 20, 2018, 12-3 PM: Second Tennessee appearance. John will sign books at (the legendary) McKay's Bookstore.
230 Papermill Pl Way, Knoxville, TN 37919.
July 2, 2020, 9:00 AM (CT): John will present a talk entitled "Writing a Pandemic Without Panic" at Secluded: A Virtual
Writing Conference. Registration is open and continues even after the live conference ends.
July 2, 2020, 12:30 PM (CT): John reads from his forthcoming novel Nous Nous at Secluded: A Virtual Writing Conference.
Make sure to check back because new events are added regularly!