NEWS & REVIEWS

Dear Friends, We are once again accepting used books (by appointment). Please call 928-445-9000 or stop by the store for more information.

UPCOMING EVENTS

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 26open mic group

5:30 pm • Open Mic Poetry • Experience the power of live poetry! Poet Dan Seaman hosts our monthly Open Mic Poetry Night. Read more »

FRIDAY, APRIL 28

josephine archer5-8 pm • 4th Friday Art Walk • Featured Artist Josephine Archer • On the evening of the 4th Friday of every month, Prescott’s Art Galleries and shops invite everyone to a night out to mingle with local artists, share food and libations and purchase new artworks. Josephine Archer will be our featured artist! Read more »

SATURDAY, APRIL 29

11 am • Children’s Story Time • The first 15 minutes will be storytelling for younger children, a longer story for children ages 3-7 will follow.

the talker2 pm • Mary Sojourner: The Talker • Prescott Launch Party, Reading, Q&A, Booksigning • mary sojournerAuthor, mentor and facilitator Mary Sojourner returns to the Peregrine to launch her new book, The Talker: Stories. You may recall Sojourner's previous Peregrine appearance in 2014 when she discussed her highly-praised ecological novel, 29. Read more »

TUESDAY, MAY 2

Driving Miss Norma5:30 pm • Former longtime Prescott residents Tim Bauerschmidt & Ramie Liddle: Driving Miss NormaBauerschmidt and LiddleLaunch Party, Reading, Q&A, Signing • Before she became known as the adventurous nonagenarian road tripper and international sensation, Norma Jean Bauerschmidt lived a quiet, modest life for 90 years in rural northern Michigan, never crossing a state line let alone a zip line. But following the death of her husband and after being diagnosed with a terminal illness, Miss Norma breaks with her way of life, discovers for the first time how to fully embrace life, and unwittingly inspires thousands along the way.  Join co-authors Tim Bauerschmidt and Ramie Liddle as they share the 13,000-Mile Adventure of Driving Miss Norma: One Family’s Journey to Saying “Yes” to LivingRead more »

WEDNESDAY, MAY 3

Stand by MeAnother Brooklyn5 pm • LGBT Book Club • Hosted by Sharayah Hudson • Come join us for an adventure into literature with an LGBT theme! Sharayah Hudson is a local resident in Prescott who moved from Flagstaff to join her wife in this diverse community. It is her vision that people of all persuasions will come together and understand themselves and each other through LGBT literature and poetry. Come one, come all! Read more »

THURSDAY, MAY 4

alligator juniper magazine5 pm Alligator Juniper Literary Magazine 2017 Launch Party! Readings by James & Judith Walsh Award Winners Join us at Peregrine for a great launch party, plus readings from the Poetry, Fiction and Creative Nonfiction categories! Alligator Juniper is an award-winning national literary magazine published by Prescott College since 1995, and features contemporary poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction. It encourages submissions from writers at all levels, emerging, early-career, and established, and produces one annual issue comprised of the winners and finalists of its national contests, first-place winners of the James & Judith Walsh Awards, and a themed Gallery section. Read more »

SATURDAY, MAY 6

free comic book dayALL DAY! 10 am - 9 pm • It's Free Comic Book Day! Swing by early for the best comic selection. Come dressed as your favorite comic book character and enter our costume contests to win prizes! We'll have great sales on comic related merchandise all day. Read more »

11 am • Children’s Story Time • The first 15 minutes will be storytelling for younger children, a longer story for children ages 3-7 will follow.

THURSDAY, MAY 11

death cafe5:30 pm • Death Cafe • Hosted by Dani LaVoire • At a Death Cafe people, often strangers, gather to eat cake, drink tea and discuss death. The objective is “to increase awareness of death with a view to helping people make the most of their (finite) lives.” A Death Cafe is a group directed discussion of death with no agenda, objectives or themes. It is not intended to be a grief support or counseling session. Read more »

SATURDAY, MAY 13mural butterfly

11 am • Children’s Story Time • The first 15 minutes will be storytelling for younger children, a longer story for children ages 3-7 will follow.

where the wind2 pmeric dieterleEric Dieterle: Where the Wind Dreams of Staying • Reading, Q&A, Booksigning • Indie Awards finalist, Eric Dieterle will be at the Peregrine to discuss his newest book of essays, Where the Wind Dreams of Staying: Searching for Purpose and Place in the West. The Arizona Daily Sun calls it, "Part reflection on nature, part travelogue and part memoir, Where the Wind Dreams of Staying, Eric Dieterle captures the emotional turmoil of his boyhood and into his adulthood as he seeks meaning in a place, or a place with meaning." Read more »

SATURDAY, MAY 20mural boy book

11 am • Children’s Story Time • The first 15 minutes will be storytelling for younger children, a longer story for children ages 3-7 will follow.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 24

5:30 pm • Open Mic Poetry • Experience the power of live poetry! Poet Dan Seaman hosts our monthly Open Mic Poetry Night. Read more »

FRIDAY, MAY 26

5-8 pm • 4th Friday Art Walk • Featured Artist TBD • On the evening of the 4th Friday of every month, Prescott’s Art Galleries and shops invite everyone to a night out to mingle with local artists, share food and libations and purchase new artworks. Please stay tuned for more details!

SATURDAY, MAY 27

11 am • Children’s Story Time • The first 15 minutes will be storytelling for younger children, a longer story for children ages 3-7 will follow.

darks hummingmegan merchant5 pm Prescott Poet Megan Merchant: The Dark's Humming • Reading, Q&A, Booksigning • Acclaimed poet, Megan Merchant returns to the Peregrine to read selections from her latest collection of poetry, The Dark's Humming, which won the 2015 Lyrebird Prize. Recently, five of Megan's new poems won the COG Literary Award, judged by Juan Felipe Herrera. They will soon be featured in an animated short film, or graphic novel! Read more »


REGULAR ONGOING EVENTS

Storytime

SATURDAYS – 11 am • Children’s Story Time • The first 15 minutes will be storytelling for younger children, and a longer story for children ages 3-7 will follow.

MONTHLY: Please check our calendar for exact dates! • Death Cafe • 4th Friday Art Walk • Open Mic Poetry • LGBT Book Club

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