Past appearances:

October 12, 5-7pm
New Avenues/SMYRC center

Ross Eliot gave a talk about Babette for youths at the Portland queer oriented drop in location. Thanks to everyone at New Avenues and SMYRC for their kind invitation.

Babette’s First Year in Print and Rainbow Award Party

February 5th 6:30-8:30pm
La Vie de Boheme
SE 7th Avenue, Portland, Oregon

This will be an event celebrating the first year of Babette in print with a slide show featuring newly uncovered photographs and readings from excerpts not included in the book.

Tuesday, December 23rd 6-7pm
KBOO Community Radio 90.7FM

Ross Eliot will be speaking about Babette and her sensational life story with Portland’s queer culture radio show. Check it out live or find the podcast later.

November 20th fromĀ 10-11:30am
Portland Community College
Rock Creek Campus
Student Center
Building 3 Room 128

Ross Eliot will be speaking about the life of Babette, PCC’s most unique professor, who devoted much of her life to teaching at the college. As his book is currently used in the official writing class curriculum, he will not only focus on her many adventures, but also the writing process and how the text itself took shape. With many newly uncovered and digitized photographs, this will be the most thorough presentation on Babette so far.

September 13th from 12-4pm
Inklings Bookshop
5629 Summitview Ave.
Yakima, WA

Ross Eliot will be appearing as part of a focus on NW writers in Yakima with several other regional authors. Check out this event in Babette’s birth city!

May 1 at 7:30pm
Jack London Bar
529 SW 4th,
Portland, OR

Ross Eliot will appear with two NW historians at the Jack London in Portland as part of “Stumptown Stories” series, this time featuring local tales from the city’s seedy past.

May 16th at 6:00am

Ross Eliot will be on KAPP TV, the Eastern Washington ABC affiliate show “Good Morning Northwest” and speak about Dr. Ellsworth’s contribution to local history.

May 16th at 4pm
Adventures Underground
1392 George Washington Way
Richland, WA

Ross Eliot will appear for an in-store lecture on Babette’s contribution to central Washington history and read from the book.