Events & News

June 29th, 2019, 2:30pm — Panelist at the Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment’s (ASLE) biennial conference: “Contemplating Qi: Epistemologies of Fire in Personal Narrative.” Davis, California.

March 5th, 2019, Noon-3pm—Bloomer Lightworkers Circle: Meet the Author & Discussion, Xpeditions, Bloomer, Wisconsin

November 3rd, 2018, 9:30am — Panelist at NonfictionOW: “Essaying Beyond the Classroom.” Phoenix, Arizona.

October 13th, 2018, 12pm — Reading and Q&A at the Wisconsin Historical Museum in Madison, Wisconsin for the Wisconsin Book Festival.

September 25th, 2018, 7pm — Reading and Q&A at Prairie Lights Bookstore in Iowa City, Iowa.

September 20th, 2018, 7pm — Reading and Q&A at Magers & Quinn Booksellers in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

May 3rd, 2018, 5:20-6:55pm — Reading at the Living Writers Series at the Humanities Lecture Hall on the UC-Santa Cruz campus.

March 28th, 2018, 7pm — Reading at BookPeople of Moscow in Moscow, Idaho, with special guest Laura Zak.

March 22nd, 2018, 7-8pm — Craft Talk and Q&A at the Local Store in Eau Claire, Wisconsin.



Bellingham Review Contributor Spotlight 

Daughter In Retrograde gets Sweet Fan Mail from Lauren Cross

Daughter in Retrograde is a finalist for the Sarton Women’s Book Award

Interview at The Common Online. 

Graduate Profile on UC-Santa Cruz’s Humanities Institute blog.

Interview with Courtney Kersten on Sweet’s blog.

8 Books We Think You Should Read This Summer in Milwaukee Magazine.

Courtney Kersten on the UW Press Blog.

“Eau Claire native’s memoir puts faith in the Midwestern stars” by Kacy Macek in the Leader-Telegram

“Written in the Stars: EC native explores grief, astrology in debut memoir” by Ken Szymanski at Volume One Magazine

Courtney Kersten in conversation with Thaïs Miller at the Museum of Americana

Four Questions with Courtney Kersten in Farsickness Journal

Interview with Courtney Kersten at the Chippewa Valley Writer’s Guild Blog