Photo by Rick Wilson

Leaving tomorrow to train across America, pick up a car in Pittsburgh and criss-cross West Virginia, the setting of CHILD’S PLAY, on a month-long book tour. If you’re anywhere near or can call in to the Gary Bowden Show, please let me see or hear from you. All dates are August, 2017:


Invited to speak at final dinner of annual meetings of WVU Foundation Board & Alumni Association Board, Greenbrier Country Club, 7:00 pm

4 & 5

Lewisburg Literary Festival, Greenbrier Visitors Center, 5-6:30 pm Friday, all day Saturday


Visiting with friends and family


Parkersburg Public Library, 10:30-11:30 am


Empire Books, Huntington, 5:00-7:00 pm

Possibility of appearance on “Chapters” TV show, to be finalized


Elkins Public Library, 5:00-6:00 pm


Gary Bowden Radio Show, WAJR-103.3 FM Clarksburg, WBTQ-93.5 FM Buckhannon, WSWW-95.7 FM Summersville, 9:00-10:00 am

Call-in number = 304-623-3865

23 & 24

Clarksburg Public Library, 1:00-4:00 each day, readings at 1:30 and 3:00

25 & 26

WIHS Reunion Events, Clarksburg; strictly speaking not part of tour, but alumni have asked me to bring and sign books


WVU Libraries, Milano Room, Downtown Library, 4:00 pm