April 19 – the Willard Public Library in Battle Creek, Michigan at 7-9 p.m for a talk and signing. South of Superior was selected as the Battle Creek Reads book for April.

April 20 – The Mitten Word Bookshop in Marshall, Michigan from 12:30-1:30 for a talk/signing.

April 27 and 28 – Bentonville, Arkansas 4th Annual Youth Literature Festival.

May 16 – Iron River, Michigan, at the West Iron District Library from noon to one (central time) for a talk and signing.

Check Ellen’s Facebook page for events!


Past Events:

Ellen will be at Peter White Public Library on Sept. 23 to promote HERE, the Mich. State U. anthology.

Ellen will be at the Young Adult Literature Conference on Oct 11-12

Ellen will be at the Superior Children’s Book Festival at Lake Superior State University
11 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 7, in the Walker Cisler Center

Tahquahmenon Public Library
Ellen will talk about her book THE EDUCATION OF IVY BLAKE on July 30, 7 p.m.

Ellen will be a featured author at the Michigan Reading Association's summer reading conference on July 8, on Mackinac Island, MI

June 18, 7pm

Beaver Island District Library
26400 Donegal Bay Road
PO Box 246
Beaver Island, MI 49782

Ellen will be reading and book talk for THE EDUCATION OF IVY BLAKE's launch at Dog Ears Books in Northport, Michigan, on June 17.

Ellen will be hosting a small party at the West Bay Diner in Grand Marais, MI on June 166-8 pm.

Ellen will be doing a live chat with librarians through Penguin's Earlyword website about THE EDUCATION OF IVY BLAKE on May 6.   

Saturday, Oct. 25th
2-4 pm
Horizon books - A talk, Q and A and signing
Traverse City

Friday, June 22nd, 2 pm
U.P. Author Tour, with Donald Hall and Ander Monson
Menominee County Library, Stephenson, Michigan

June 21st
U.P. Author Tour Celebration, with Donald Hall, Ander Monson, and host, Katie Wolf executive director of the Michigan Humanities Council.  
NMU West Science, MarquetteMichigan7:00 p.m.  Limited seating.  Free tickets at Peter White Public Library, MarquetteMichigan
Saturday, May 19th
ZONTA Literary Delights authors luncheon from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Charlevoix Public Library, Charlevoix,Michigan. Tickets are $40 per person and include a catered lunch and basket raffle drawings

Friday, May 18th, Book signing, 5-7 pm

Horizon Books, Traverse City, Michigan

Wednesday, May 16th, 7 pm
Book Talk for Michigan Notable Books Author Tour
Whitefish Twp Community Library 
7247 N M 123, Paradise, MI 49768
(906) 492-3500

Monday, May 7, 6 pm
Book talk at the Munising Public Library,
Munising, MI, as part of the Michigan
Notable Books Author Tour. 

Saturday, April 28, 5:30-8:30
“Night for Notables”
Lansing, MI 

Saturday, April 21, 10:45-12:00
Keynote speaker at the Upper Peninsula Publishers
and Authors Association meeting.
Marquette, MI
The Peter White Public Library

April 17, 7pm
Book talk at Peter White Public Library
Marquette, Michigan
More info

Newberry, MI: November 8, 7 PM
Tahquamenon Area Library

Escanaba, MI: December 3, 1- 3PM
Book World
301 N Lincoln Rd Ste 29, Escanaba, MI 49829

Sault Ste. Marie, MI: Dec. 13, 7PM
Bayliss Public Library

Okemos, MI: October 22, 3PM
Schuler’s Books and Music in Okemos, a talk and signing.

Flint, MI: October 21st, 6-8PM

Barnes and Noble
4370 Miller Rd.

Ann Arbor, MI: October 20, 7-9 PM
Nicola's Books
Reading, Q&A, Signing

Munising, MI: September 21, 6 PM

Munising Public Library

Deer Park, MI: September 17, 11-2 PM
Signing in tandem with Joseph Heywood at Deer Park Lodge

Copper Harbor, MI: September 14, 2-4 PM 
Grandpa's Barn
Reading, Q&A, Signing

Calumet, MI: September 14, 6:30-8 PM
Calumet Public Library

Gaylord, MI: Thursday, August 4 – 6:30 PM
Reading, Q&A, Signing
133 West Main Street
Gaylord, MI 49735
For More Information:
989-732-8899 STORE

Harbor Springs : Thursday, July 14 – 1 PM

Reading, Q&A, Signing           
152 E. Main Street
Harbor Springs, MI 
For More Information: 
231-526-6658 STORE

June 22, 6-8 PM

Falling Rock Cafe and Book Store in
Munising, Michigan

TRAVERSE CITY, MI: Saturday, June 18 - 3:00 PM
Reading, Q&A, Signing
243 E Front St
Traverse City, MI 49684
For More Information:
231- 946-7290 STORE

NORTHPORT, MI: Friday, June 17 – 4:00 PM
Reading, Q&A, Signing
106 Waukazoo St.
Northport, MI 49670
For More Information:
231-386-7209 STORE

PETOSKY, MI: Thursday, June 16 – 5:00 PM
“Yellow Chair Series:” Discussion, Q&A, Signing
307 E Lake St
Petosky, MI 49770
For More Information:
800-968-1910 STORE

MACKINAC ISLAND, MI: Tuesday, June 14 – 12:00 PM
Luncheon & Signing
7485 Main Street
Mackinac Island, MI 49757
For More Information & Reservatoions:

MARQUETTE, MI: Saturday, June 11 – 1-3 pm
Reading, Discussion, Signing
118 N. Third St
Marquette, MI 49855
For More Information:

June 9, 6-9 PM
Open house and book launch at the West Bay Diner in Grand Marais. Everyone is welcome. 


Points North
Interlochen Public Radio

Michigan Writers On The Air
Interlochen Public Radio

Novel Takes Place 'South Of Superior'
NPR's Weekend Edition

WUWM, Lake Effect
Portraying the Real U.P. in South of Superior

Write On Radio! Interview
June, 21 2011

KAXE Realgoodwords
June 8, 2011

WGVU interview with Shelley Irwin
May 26, 2011
Author and Michigan UP resident Ellen Airgood writes about what she knows; relocating and running a diner on the edge of Lake Superior. Her book is called, 'South of Superior' and she joins us to talk about it.