Go West, Young Man: B.J. Hollars 2022 Book Tour

We’re excited to share Bison Books author B.J. Hollars‘ spring book tour schedule starting on March 22. His newest book, Go West, Young Man, recounts his effort to teach his son the difficult realities of our nation’s founding while also reaffirming his faith in America today. Hollars is an associate professor of English at the University of Wisconsin–Eau Claire. He is the author of numerous books, including Midwestern Strange: Hunting Monsters, Martians, and the Weird in Flyover Country (Nebraska, 2019) and The Road South: Personal Stories of the Freedom Riders.

Below is a list of locations and dates for the tour. Register for online events here.

Tuesday, March 22

“Make Every Mile A Memory: A Reading and Presentation with B.J. and Henry Hollars”

Johnson County Library, Overland Park, KS, 6:30 p.m. CST (virtual reading)

Wednesday, March 23

“Travel Writing For Dummies: In Rattlesnakes, Wagon Ruts, and Making The World Feel Like Home”

Johnson County Library, Overland Park, KS, 6:30 p.m. CST (craft talk)

Thursday, March 24

“Make Every Mile A Memory: A Reading and Presentation with B.J. and Henry Hollars”

Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library, Topeka, KS, 7:00 p.m. CST

(in-person)

Friday, March 25

“Make Every Mile A Memory: A Reading and Presentation with B.J. and Henry Hollars”

Francie & Finch, Lincoln, NE, 5:00 p.m. CST (in-person)

Saturday, March 26

“The Story of Your Life: Writing Your Forgotten Past”

Johnson County Library, Overland Park, KS, 9:00 a.m. CST (virtual workshop)

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