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May 16-18: Biographers International Conference (Members’ Readings event)

September 21: South Dakota Young Readers day (Rapid City)

September 22-24: South Dakota Festival of Books (Deadwood)

September 26: Dakota Wesleyan University

September 26: Siouxland Libraries Downtown Library



Pigskin Dispatch, History of College Football

Such a pleasure to join Darin Hayes as a recent guest on his terrific podcast to discuss Football for Fun & also celebrate the incomparable Bill Bell. 

Listen to the podcast.


Moravian Book Shop sign

March 2024.

Fantastic dual visit to Moravian Book Shop, America’s oldest bookstore (Bethlehem, PA; Est. 1745!)  on March 9th. A big thank you to Gail for arranging the event.  

AWA Winner Seal

November 2023I’m extremely pleased to report that Football for Fun is a 2023 AWA Winner- Sports! On behalf of Bill, a huge thank you to the American Writing Awards.

October 2023. A big thank you to General Beadle Elementary for a wonderful ‘Clean Clara & More’ school visit.

Peter and the class of children

September 18, 2023: What an amazing Football for Fun launch party. Thank you to the Gotham Cafe family for hosting!

Launch party sign

September 13, 2023: Lucky 13th indeed! Thank you to the incredible SDHS Press team for making this day possible!