The Official Website of The Tellings of Xunar-kun Series!

YA / Adult Science Fantasy Series by Tina Field Howe

~ Book One: Alysa of the Fields
~ Book Two:
The TrailFolk of Xunar-kun

~ Book Three, in development: The Monx of the Roaming Star

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Calendar of Book Events
All times EST

     
 

February
2013


2/11 Speaking on Careers in Writing

Waverly Jr. High School, Waverly, NY
 

 

November

2012


10/27 - 4th Interview with Barry Eva on "A Book and a Chat with Storyheart" (listen to the interview)

6:30 p.m.

Barry interviews authors (available as a podcast after the show) and is the author of the romantic adventure Across the Pond. Call in number 347-237-5398

 

March

2012


3/5 Speaking on Careers in Writing

Waverly High School, Waverly, NY
 

3/10 Festival of Women in the Arts Steele Memorial Library, Elmira, NY

10:00-Noon

A panel of local authors will discuss their experiences in publishing.

 

3/30 Pitching Alysa of the Fields franchise to Hollywood producers
 

 

November

2011


11/2  Talks on Careers in Writing
Northside-Blodgett Middle School, Corning, NY

 

September

2011


9/24 1st Annual Rochester Sci-Fi & Anime Con
900 E. Main St., Rochester, NY

Book signing, panel discussion.

 
April
2011

4/20 Talks on Careers in Writing

Sayre High School, Sayre, PA

 

March

2011


3/2 Talk on Becoming an Author

Corning-Painted Post West High School, Painted Post, NY

This creative writing class and I will be talking about what it takes for a "writer" to become an "author".

 

3/23 Festival of Women in the Arts Readings by Women Who Write

742 West First Street, Elmira, NY

7:00-9:00 p.m.

The Cantata Singers annual Festival of Women in the Arts program. This event to be held at the Zonta Club of Elmira. 

 

February

2011


2/8 - 4th Interview with Barry Eva on "A Book and a Chat with Storyheart"

6:30 p.m.

Barry interviews authors and is the author of the romantic adventure Across the Pond. Listen to the podcast!

 

January

2011


Writing, writing and more writing!

 

December

2010


2/4 - Book Signing at Beyond Baskets During Sparkle

88 West Market St., Corning, NY  

6:00-8:00 p.m.

 

12/9 - Book Signing at the Sayre Public Library

122 South Elmer Ave., Sayre, PA    map

6:00-7:00 p.m.

 

November

2010


Busy with promotion!

 

October

2010

 


10/2 - Writing Workshop at Spencer Crest Nature Center's Fall into Nature Women's Wellness Overnight

Spencer Crest Nature Center, Corning, NY

 

10/6 - 3rd Interview with Barry Eva on "A Book and a Chat with Storyheart"

6:30 p.m.

Barry interviews authors (available as a podcast after the show) and is the author of the romantic adventure Across the Pond.
 

10/16 - Audio Book Release Party

1-3:00 p.m.
Southeast Steuben County Library, Corning, NY

 

September

2010


The audio book arrived the first week in September!

 

August

2010


8/23 - Third Internet Radio Interview with Toni Quest, on ScreamingWoman.com

8:30 p.m. Toni interviews all types of creative people. This evening several actors from the audio book will join them! Listen and call in! All shows are archived. Click the link below to listen to the show.

 

May-July

2010


Working hard on completion of the audio book!

 

April

2010


4/13 - Sophomore Career Day, Corning Community College, Corning, NY

Talking about careers in graphic design and how this topic relates to the real world of work, using Tina's book production as an example.

 

 

March

2010


3/12 - Spencer VanEtten Career Day, Spencer, NY

Talking about careers in writing and how this topic relates to the real world of work, using Tina's creative writing as an example.

 

3/23 - Poetry Reading at The Tea Chest, Corning, NY

As part of the Zonta Club's Festival of Women in the Arts program, Tina will read her poetry.

4:00-6:00 p.m.

 

 

February

2010


Producing the audio book!

 

January

2010


Producing the audio book!

 

December

2009


12/5 - Audio Book Performance at Soul Full Cup, 81 W. Market St., Corning, NY at Sparkle

6:00-8:00 p.m. 

Tina and actors will present scenes from the audio book, with the public invited to participate. This performance fulfills one of the Artist Crossroads grant requirements. Come be a part of the living book! Author and author interviewer Storyheart, author of Across the Pond, will be there, too. Further information about this performance and the Audio Book.

 

 

November

2009


11/16 - Second Interview with Toni Quest, on ScreamingWoman.com

8:30 p.m. Toni interviews all types of creative people. Listen and call in! All shows are archived. 

 

11/21 - Second interview with Barry Eva on "A Book and a Chat with Storyheart"

11:00 a.m.

Barry interviews Tina and a few actors from the audio book. Barry is the author of the romantic adventure Across the Pond.

 

October

2009


10/17 - 1st Annual BookFest, Wellsboro Fireman's Annex on East Avenue, Wellsboro, PA 

9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Co-sponsored by from my shelf books, 87 Main St., Wellsboro, PA and the WASD Educational Support Staff Union and the Teachers' Union. At last count, 31 local and regional authors will be on hand to sign and sell books.

 

September

2009


9/13 - Interview with Tiffany Windsor on "Ideas for living a creative life"

7:00 p.m.

Hosted by creativity coach Tiffany Windsor this creative lifestyle program treats listeners to lively conversation including creative tips, project ideas, product reviews and creative lifestyle interviews. Listen to the podcast of the interview. Tiffany's podcastsTiffany's blog.

 

August

2009


8/1 - Interview with Barry Eva on "A Book and a Chat with Storyheart"

11:00 a.m.

Barry interviews authors (available as a podcast after the show) and is the author of the romantic adventure Across the Pond.
 

 

July

2009


7/7 - Broadcast of the WSKG Public Radio Publishing Panel (podcast)  

1:00 and 7:00 p.m.  Listen in on radio frequencies:

  • Binghamton - 89.3 FM

  • Ithaca - 90.9 FM

  • Oneonta, Cooperstown - 91.7 FM

  • Corning, Elmira - 91.1 FM

  • Hornell, Alfred - 88.7 FM

 

June

2009


6/15 - Recording of WSKG Public Radio Publishing Panel, Tompkins County Public Library
101 E Green St., Ithaca, NY

6:00 p.m.

Tina joins Peter Potter of Cornell University Press and Jeff Cox of Snow Lion Publications, Ithaca, to discuss their experiences in publishing. Sponsored by WSKG, Tompkins County Public Library and the TCPL Foundation. If you would like to participate in the audience, please let Tina know

 

May

2009


5/31 - Signing and reading at the Chemung Valley Montessori School Annual Fundraising Event
Big Flats, NY

11:30-2:00

 

Contact author for signings, interviews, readings, and 2009-10 school visits & talks!

 

April

2009


4/17 - Signing & Creative Writing Workshop, Waverly Free Library, Waverly, NY

1:30 p.m.

The author will be reading, doing signings, and conducting a workshop for the local homeschool organization.

 

4/27 - Interview with Toni Quest on ScreamingWoman.com

8:30 p.m. Toni interviews all types of creative people. Listen and call in! All shows are archived.

 

 

March

2009

 

 

 


3/5 - The Odd Mind - Live call-in interview with Lesa Trapp

10:00 p.m. - Available post-interview as a podcast. Dial in 347-945-7025.

Listen to Live with AngelLesa on The Odd Mind. on internet talk radio

 

 

 

 

3/6 - Readings by local authors - The ARTs Council of the Southern Finger Lakes

32 W. Market St., Corning, NY

5:00-7:00 p.m.

Books also for sale!

 

3/18 - Women in the Arts Festival, Elmira, NY

The author will be reading and discussing writing with other women writers from the area.

 

3/27 - The ARTs 2009 Award Ceremony, Community Arts of Elmira, 413 Lake St., Elmira, NY

9:00 a.m.

NYS grant awards, which are redistributed by the ARTs Council of the Southern Finger Lakes, will be given out at this time.

 

February

2009


2/1 & 2/3 - Open Auditions for Alysa of the Fields Audio Book (more)   

Bring the Written Word to Life Through an Audio Book Project

171 Cedar Arts Center, 171 Cedar St., Corning, NY

Men, women & children needed!

 

Sun., 2/1 - 2:00-4:00 p.m.

Tues., 2/3 - 6:30-8:30 p.m.

This project is made possible, in part, with public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts’ Decentralization Program, administered locally by the ARTS Council of the Southern Finger Lakes.

 

2/2 - Featured Book on Reader Views!

The reviews, book trailer and online interview will be featured on that date and available on the site thereafter.

 

2/6 - Release Party for Book Two: TrailFolk of Xunar-kun - The ARTs Council of the Southern Finger Lakes, 32 W. Market St., Corning, NY

5:00-7:00 p.m.

Signing, readings, free bookmarks and companion color map!

Held in conjunction with Caitlin Hyde’s Art Glass Jewelry Lending Library Wrap-up Party

 

2/14 - Signing & Readings - from my shelf books, 87 Main St., Wellsboro, PA

Noon-3:00 p.m. Brian Ardan, author of The Anthracite Regions Slavic People, will be there, too! 

 

2/21 - Signing & Readings - Storylines Books & Cafe, 211 N. Franklin St.,
Watkins Glen, NY

1:00-3:00 p.m.

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January

2009

 


Now setting up signings, interviews, readings, school visits & talks!

 

1/20 - InsideScoopLive Radio Interview with
Juanita Watson

4:00 p.m.    Listen to the podcast beginning on February 2!

 

December

2008


12/20 - Signing - from my shelf books, 87 Main St., Wellsboro, PA
CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER

Noon-3:00 p.m.  

 

November

2008


11/13 - The Arts Council of the Southern Finger Lakes Member Exhibit Opening

At the Palace Theatre, 17 W. Market St., Corning, NY
5:00-7:00 p.m.

Book signing, reading & member exhibit at the Palace Theatre,

 

October

2008


Book Two pre-publication activities - polishing the text, finalizing the cover, obtaining reviews and reader comments, organizing the release party!

 

September

2008


Book Two pre-publication activities & illustrating the cover

 

August

2008

 


8/15 - The Odd Mind - Live call-in interview with Lesa Trapp

11:00 a.m. - Available post-interview as a podcast

Listen to Live with AngelLesa on The Odd Mind. on internet talk radio

 

 

July

2008


Third draft of Book Two completed ! Yea!

 

June

2008


6/1 - Signing at the Chemung Valley Montessori School Annual Fundraising Event
Big Flats, NY

1:30-4:00

 

6/19 - Signing at the Laurel Festival - from my shelf books, 87 Main St., Wellsboro, PA

3:00-6:00 p.m.

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May

2008

 


5/3 - (Re)Discover Corning sponsored by Market St. Coffee & Tea
61 E. Market St., Corning, NY

10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.  

 

In addition to many events around Corning on this day, several local authors will be featured at the Southeast Steuben County Library, 300 Nasser Civic Center Plaza, Corning

 

5/21 - InsideScoopLive Radio Interview with Juanita Watson

 

5/23 - First Draft of Book Two completed! Yea!

 

Week of 5/27 - Featured book on Reader Views and Reader Views Kids - includes the InsideScoopLive interview, reviews and more!

 

April
2008

 


4/10 - Reading and high school class workshop - Storylines Books & Cafe

211 N. Franklin St., Watkins Glen, NY

9:00-10:30 a.m.

 

4/19 - Literary Women, at One Seventy-One Cedar Arts Center

171 Cedar St., Corning, NY 

1:00-2:00 p.m.   Free and open to the public.

 

This event is a component of the Bid Read sponsored by the Southeast Steuben County Library through an NEA grant. Tina will perform, in character, a theatrical piece based on a strong theme from “Alysa” and the theme of the Big Read: Tolerance. Akua Lezli Hope also performs her award-winning poetry on the same topic!

 

If you would like to borrow a copy of “Alysa”, the library has one on its shelves. Please stop in!

 

March
2008


Continued work on Book Two, online creative writing workshop offerings, and upcoming events!

 

February
2008


Take a 4-week workshop through STAR. In Creating Amazing Stories from Your Own Life, Tina will focus on writing from what you have experienced to create fascinating reading for others. Visit the STAR site for further information and to register. Other workshops for 2008 are also listed. 

   

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December

2007


12/1 - Signing during “Sparkle” at Market St. Coffee & Tea,
61 E. Market St., Corning, NY  (“Snailsworth” will be there, too!)

5:00-9:00 p.m.


Through 12/22 - Holiday Café One Seventy-One Cedar Arts Center

171 Cedar St., Corning, NY
The gallery is open weekdays, 9:00 a.m.–9:00 p.m.; Saturdays 9:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m.; Sundays 3:00 p.m.–6:00 p.m.

 

November

2007


11/3 - Rochester Children's  Book Festival

Monroe Community College, Rochester, NY     
10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.


11/16 - Holiday Café Opening Reception, One Seventy-One Cedar Arts Center

171 Cedar St., Corning, NY
5:30-7:30 p.m. - the Holiday Cafe runs through Dec. 22


11/17 - Childrens Book Fair, Waverly Free Library, Waverly, NY
2:00-4:00 p.m. Author Ellen Potter of the Olivia Kidney series will be there, too!

 

September

2007


9/20 - Local Press Night - Barnes & Noble, S. Meadow St., Ithaca, NY

7:00-9:00 p.m.

 

August

2007


Working on Book Two and the movie script!

 

July

2007


7/28 & 29 - Signing during the Corning Arts Festival, Market St. Coffee & Tea

61 E. Market St., Corning, NY 

12:00-4:00 p.m.

   

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June

2007


6/2 - Signing - Barnes & Noble, S. Meadow St., Ithaca, NY
7:00-9:00 p.m.

 

6/15 - Signing - During the Laurel Festival - from my shelf books

87 Main St., Wellsboro, PA

1:00-4:00 p.m.

 

May

2007


5/6 - Signing - Chemung Valley Montessori School Annual Fund Raising Event

Big Flats, NY

1:30-4:00

 

April

2007


Arranging summer events!  

 

March

2007


3/3 - Signing - Jivin Java, 367 Broad St., Waverly, NY

5:00-9:00 p.m.


3/6 - Interview - Off the Page with Bill Jaker, WSKG Public Radio, Binghamton, NY   Live 1:00-2:00 p.m., rebroadcast at 7:00 p.m. Interview archived for on-line listening.


3/10 - Guest presenter - ArtsZone Girl Scout Fair

Harlan Rowe Jr. High School, Athens, PA

9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.


3/17 - Signing - Storylines Books & Cafe, 211 N. Franklin St., Watkins Glen, NY

3:00-5:00 p.m.

 

February

2007



Busy planning 2007!

 

 

January

2007


1/4 - NetRadio Interview - The Alan Chan Show, TriBeCaRadio.net 

8:30 p.m.


1/20 - Signing - Market St. Coffee & Tea, 61 E. Market St., Corning, NY 
12:00-4:00 p.m.


1/27 - Signing - from my shelf books, 87 Main St., Wellsboro, PA

12:00-4:00 p.m.

 

December

2006


12/2 - Signing - Market St. Coffee & Tea, 61 E. Market St., Corning, NY
5:00-9:00 p.m.


12/8 - Signing - Village Christmas, Watkins Glen, NY 

5:00-9:00 p.m.


12/10 - Signing at the Holiday Café - One Seventy-One Cedar Arts Center, Corning, NY 
12:00-6:00 p.m. 

Visit the Holiday Cafe between November 22 and December 23.

 

November

2006


11/27 - Book One Release Event! The Arts Council of the Southern Finger Lakes
32 W. Market St., Corning, NY  
12:00-2:00 p.m.

 

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