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May 12 to 15, 2005, Ripton, Vt. For a second summer I’ll be on staff at the New England Young Writers Conference at the Bread Loaf campus of Middlebury College, leading a Write-On session about sportswriting. The NEYWC annually attracts high school students from throughout the Northeast who share a passion for and commitment to writing. For more information contact Karla Van Vliet at 802-443-3071 or kvanvlie@middlebury.edu.

The following readings and appearances have already taken place, but in some cases you can access an electronic record of the event. Simply follow the link as indicated.

1/23/04—ABC Sports, Ahmad Rashad, interview for NBA Entertainment feature about Yao Ming and basketball in China

1/22/04
—Middlebury, Vt., Middlebury College, Digital Bridges 2.0 conference, panelist on media, the Internet and change

1/22/04—South Burlington, Vt., Best Western Windjammer, League of Writers annual meeting, speech, “Reconsidering the Toy Department: Taking Sportswriting (and Sportswriters) Seriously”

11/6/04—Princeton, N.J., Princeton Public Library, public lecture, “Hooked on Books: How a Princeton Kid Went From Reading Them to Writing Them.”

10/18/04—
Washington, D.C., Swiss Foundation for World Affairs at Johns Hopkins' School for Advanced International Studies, panel moderator at conference, “More Than Just a Game: The Role of Sports in International Relations.”

9/14/04
—Burlington, Vt., WXZO Radio, Chris Wojcik.

5/15/04
—Reading, New England Young Writers Conference, Middlebury College Bread Loaf campus, Ripton, Vt.

3/24/04
—NBA TV, Basketball International, Andre Aldridge and Simone Sandri

3/7/04
—Pittsford, N.Y., reading and signing, Barnes & Noble.

2/16/04—
Iowa City, reading and signing, Prairie Lights Books. To listen to my appearance on WSUI Radio’s “Live From Prairie Lights,” click here.

11/26/03
—Vancouver, CKNW Radio, Sportstalk with Dan Russell

11/20/03—Baltimore, Paul Baker’s College Basketball Tipoff Dinner, Little Italy Lodge

11/19/03—St. Mary’s City, Md., St. Mary’s College, Center for the Study of Democracy public lecture, “Sports in a Cultural Context: Why Michael Jordan is a Revolutionary Hero in China”

11/12/03—Norwich, Vt., reading and signing, Norwich Bookstore

11/8/03—Fox Sports Radio, The Big E Show, Elissa Walker-Campbell

11/5/03—Manchester, Vt., reading and signing, Northshire Bookstore

10/21/03—Montpelier, Vt., Northfield Savings Bank “Eggs and Issues” business breakfast, “Sports in a Cultural Context: Why Michael Jordan is a Revolutionary Hero in China.”

9/12/03—Middlebury, Vt., Middlebury College, Center for International Affairs public lecture, “Sports in a Cultural Context: Why Michael Jordan is a Revolutionary Hero in China.”

8/7/03
—ivyleaguesports.com, Q&A. To read this interview, click here.

7/1/03—
San Diego, XTRS Radio, John Fricke and Mike Costa

6/23/03
—St. Louis, KFNS Radio, Bryan Burwell and John Maraseck

11/21/02—whatsbev.com, Q&A. To read this interview, click here.

9/6/02
—Belgrade, Radio Sport, Vladimir Stankovic

9/6/02—Indianapolis, WXLW--ESPN Radio, Greg Rakestraw

9/5/02—Radio New Zealand, Morning Reports, Sean Plunkett

9/5/02—The Wall Street Journal Online, The Daily Fix, Q&A.

9/5/02—National Public Radio, All Things Considered, Robert Siegel. To listen to archived audio, click here.

9/5/02—Philadelphia, Comcast SportsNet, Daily News Live

8/17/02—Almonte, Ont., Naismith Museum 3-on-3 Basketball Festival

8/16/02
—Almonte, Ont., reading and signing, The Miller's Tale bookstore

8/2/02
—Champaign/Urbana, Ft. Sooy Basketball Skills Development and Leadership Academy Annual Banquet, keynote address

7/31/02—Champaign, WDWS Radio, Dave Loane and Eric Loy

6/28/02—El Paso, KHEY Radio, Brett Pollock

6/27/02—The Bob and Tom Show, nationally syndicated radio

6/27/02—Columbus, WBNS Radio, Ramont Harris and Eric Kaelin

6/26/02—CNN, Connie Chung Tonight

6/26/02—Public Radio International, To the Point, Warren Olney. Click here, to download audio. (Aired 6/27, scroll down page for link).

6/25/02—National Public Radio, All Things Considered, Robert Siegel. To listen to archived audio, click here.

6/23/02
—Hempstead, N.Y., WRHU Radio, Ralph Bednarczyk, Mike Corbett and Josh Harman

6/18/02—Norwich, Vt., talk to Norwich Recreation Basketball Camp, Marion Cross Elementary School

6/16/02—Media Tracks nationally syndicated public affairs show, Viewpoints, Christopher Michael. To download the audio in mp3 format, click here.

5/31/02New York Times, op-ed page, “International Hoops.” To read this article, click here.

5/31/02—Boston, WROL Radio, Ray Flynn

5/31/02—Detroit, WJR Radio, Mitch Albom

5/28/02—Montreal, CJAD Radio, Andrew Carter

5/26/02—Chicago, WSCR Radio, Joe Bartosh

5/26/02—Philadelphia, WNJC Radio, David Unkle and Jim Taggart

5/20 through 5/23/02—slate.com, The Breakfast Table. To read these articles, click here.

5/17/02—ESPN Radio, Chuck Wilson and Charlie Pierce

5/16/02—Hartford, WTIC Radio, Joe D’Ambrosio

5/16/02—Chicago, WGN Radio, John Williams

5/15/02—nba.com, Q&A. To read this article, click here.

5/9/02—Boston, WEEI Radio, Ted Sarandis

5/7/02—Princeton, N.J., Princeton University, Cap & Gown Club, Culturally Cap Dinner Series

5/1/02—Public Radio International, The World, Lisa Mullins. To listen to archived audio, click here.

4/24/02—nba.com, Q & A. To read this article, click here.

4/18/02—euroleague.net, Q&A. To read this interview, click here.

4/13/02—New York City, reading and signing, Ivy League Alumni Basketball Challenge at Basketball City

4/12/02—Tampa, WDAE Radio, Sandy Penner

4/3/02—Princeton, N.J., Princeton University Humanities Council public lecture, “Sports in a Cultural Context: Why Michael Jordan is a Revolutionary Hero in China”

4/1/02—Des Moines, KXNO Radio, Larry Cotlar

4/1/02—Atlanta, U.S. Basketball Writers Association annual awards breakfast

3/30/02—Indianapolis, WPZZ Radio, Rob Rueff

3/30/02—Atlanta, National Association of Basketball Coaches Annual Convention, panel discussion on the internationalization of the game

3/29/02—Atlanta, CNN Headline News, Kathleen Kennedy

3/29/02—Public Radio International, The World, Clark Boyd. To listen to archived audio, click here.

3/28/02—Minneapolis, KFAN Radio, Dan Barreiro

3/27/02—Princeton, N.J., Ivy Club, Roundtable

3/25/02—Columbus, WTVN Radio, Bob Connors

3/22/02—Los Angeles, Fox Sports Radio, J.T. the Brick

3/17/02—Columbus, WTVN Radio, Curt Boster

3/14/02—Los Angeles, Fox Sports Radio, J.T. the Brick

3/11/02—Denver, KOA Radio, Dave Logan and Scott Hastings

3/5/02—fiba.com, Q&A. To read this interview, click
here.

3/4/02—Poughkeepsie, N.Y., WEOK—ESPN Radio, Rick Zolzer

3/4/02—Dallas, Fox Sports Radio, Thom Bailey

3/4/02—Birmingham, WJOX Radio, Matt Coulter and Scott Griffin

3/2/02—“Only A Game,” National Public Radio, Bill Littlefield. To listen to archived audio, click here.

For more Readings & Appearances, click here.

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