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The Order of Oddfish

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Events

January 1, 2007

Monday, January 29, 2018
Emceeing the annual Adult Spelling Bee at the Book Cellar in Chicago (4736-38 N Lincoln Ave). A bunch of adults get together, have a few drinks, and try to spell difficult words. The competition gets cutthroat, the crowd gets raucous! We’ve been doing this for years and it’s always a blast. With co-host, the hilarious Robbie Q. Telfer. 7 pm.

Saturday, February 3, 2018
The SAN ANTONIO, TX screening of the seventh annual 90-Second Newbery Film Festival. At the Mays Family Center at the Witte Museum (3801 Broadway St, San Antonio, TX). Hosted by me and author Catherine Catmull (The Radiant Road, Summer and Bird). Made possible by partners at Bexar County’s Digital Library Bibliotech and H-E-B Texas Grocery. 2-4 pm. Make your free reservation here.

Friday, February 9, 2018
Reading from and signing The Order of Odd-Fish at Addendum Books (478 S Cleveland Ave, St Paul, MN). With author Pete Hautman (Godless, The Flinkwater Factor). 5:30 – 6:30 pm.

Saturday, February 10, 2018
The MINNEAPOLIS screening of the seventh annual 90-Second Newbery Film Festival! At the Minneapolis Central Library (300 Nicollet Mall) in Pohlad Hall. Hosted by me and author Pete Hautman (Godless, The Flinkwater Factor). On-site book sales by Addendum Books. 3-5 pm. Make your free reservation here.

Wednesday, February 14, 2018
Special extended deadline for ASHEVILLE, NC submissions to the seventh annual 90-Second Newbery Film Festival.

Friday, February 23, 2018
The OGDEN, UT screening of the seventh annual 90-Second Newbery Film Festival! At the Treehouse Museum (347 22nd Street Ogden, UT 84401). Hosted by me and author Keir Graff (Matchstick Castle). Made possible by partners at the Treehouse Museum, Utah Humanities and Weber County Book Links. 6 pm. Make your free reservation here.

Saturday, February 24, 2018
The SALT LAKE CITY screening of the seventh annual 90-Second Newbery Film Festival! At the Salt Lake City Public Library (210 East 400 South). Hosted by me and author Keir Graff (The Matchstick Castle). Made possible by partners at Utah Humanities, the Utah Film Center, the Salt Lake City Public Library, and Spy Hop. 2-4 pm. Make your free reservation here.

Thursday, March 1, 2018
Special extended deadline for BOSTON submissions to the seventh annual 90-Second Newbery Film Festival.

Saturday, March 3, 2018
The NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY screening of the seventh annual 90-Second Newbery Film Festival! At the New York Public Library’s Stephen A. Schwarzman Building (5th Ave at 42nd St., New York, NY) in the Celeste Bartos Forum. Co-hosted by me and author Michael Northrop (Polaris, the Tombquest series). 3-5 pm. Make your free reservation here.

Sunday, March 4, 2018
The BROOKLYN PUBLIC LIBRARY screening of the seventh annual 90-Second Newbery Film Festival! At the Central Library (10 Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn, NY) in the Dweck Auditorium. Co-hosted by me and author Michael Northrop (Polaris, the Tombquest series). 2-4 pm. Make your free reservation here.

Saturday, March 10, 2018
The LANSING, MI screening of the seventh annual 90-Second Newbery Film Festival! At Celebration! Cinema Lansing (200 E Edgewood Blvd, Lansing, MI). Co-hosted by me and author/artist Aaron Zenz (Chuckling Ducklings and more). 10:30 am. Make your free reservation here.

Sunday, March 11, 2018
The CHICAGO PUBLIC LIBRARY screening of the seventh annual 90-Second Newbery Film Festival! At the Harold Washington branch of the Chicago Public Library. Co-hosted by me and author Keir Graff (The Matchstick Castle). 1:30-3:30 pm. Make your free reservation here.

Saturday March 17, 2018
The OAKLAND, CA screening of the seventh annual 90-Second Newbery Film Festival! At the Rockridge Branch of the Oakland Public Library (5366 College Ave, Oakland, CA). Co-hosted by me and author Marcus Ewert (Mummy Cat, 10,000 Dresses). On-site book sales by Books Inc.. 3:30 pm. Make your free reservation here.

Sunday, March 18, 2018
The SAN FRANCISCO screening of the seventh annual 90-Second Newbery Film Festival! At the San Francisco Public Library main branch (100 Larkin Street) in the Koret Auditorium. Co-hosted by me and author Marcus Ewert (Mummy Cat, 10,000 Dresses). 2-4 pm. Make your free reservation here.

Thursday, March 22, 2018
“Best of the 90-Second Newbery Film Festival” presentation at the Irondequoit Public Library (1290 Titus Ave Rochester, New York). 7-8 pm.

Sunday, March 25, 2018
The ROCHESTER, NY screening of the seventh annual 90-Second Newbery Film Festival! Co-hosted by me and Rochester superlibrarian Matt Krueger. At the Dryden Theatre at the George Eastman Museum (900 East Ave, Rochester, NY). 2-3:30 pm. Make your free reservation here.

Monday, April 2, 2018
Special extended deadline for PORTLAND, OR submissions to the seventh annual 90-Second Newbery Film Festival.

Saturday, April 14, 2018
The ASHEVILLE, NC screening of the seventh annual 90-Second Newbery Film Festival. *Support this totally local event—I won’t be in town to host, but it will be amazing! At the Pack Memorial Library (67 Haywood St). 1-3 pm. More information here.

Saturday, April 14, 2018
The PORTLAND, OR screening of the seventh annual 90-Second Newbery Film Festival! Hosted by me and author Dale Basye (the Heck: Where the Bad Kids Go series). At Open Signal (2766 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd., Portland, OR). 1-3 pm. Make your free reservation here.

Sunday, April 15, 2018
The TACOMA, WA screening of the seventh annual 90-Second Newbery Film Festival! Co-hosted by me and Tacoma’s own Douglas Mackey. At the Blue Mouse Theatre (2611 N Proctor St, Tacoma, WA). 11 am – 1 pm. Make your free reservation here.

Sunday, April 29, 2018
The BOSTON screening of the seventh annual 90-Second Newbery Film Festival! At the Boston Public Library (700 Boylston St, Boston, MA). Hosted by me and National Book Award winning author M.T. Anderson (Feed, Octavian Nothing, Landscape With Invisible Hand). 2-4 pm. Make your free reservation here.