For media interviews, publicity inquiries, and review copies:

Rachel Rokicki
Crown Publishing Group Publicity

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Random House Speakers Bureau

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JULY 2012



Full Body Burden on CSPAN Book TV

CSPAN Book TV dates: Sat., July 14, 7 p.m. (ET) Mon., July 16, 2 a.m. (ET) Sat., July 21, 8 a.m. (ET)



August 4: Santa Fe, NM. Kristen will be speaking at the Center for Contemporary Arts in Santa Fe with many esteemed speakers including Arjun Makhijani, President of the Institute for Energy and Environmental Research; Bill Hartung, senior research professor at the New America Foundation and expert on weapons proliferation; Cynthia Jurs, Buddhist teacher and peace activist, and others. 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. Kristen speaks from 11:15-12:30.

August 5: Ashley Pond Park, Los Alamos National Labs, NM. Kristen will be speaking at an all-day event that includes speakers, music, teach-ins, and information tables, including a moment of silence in recognition of the exact time the first atomic bomb was dropped on Hiroshima 67 years ago (with an audio link to the commemoration event in Hiroshima). Followed by a ceremonial floating of lanterns of Ashley Pond.



August 6: Santa Fe, NM. Kristen will be in conversation with Jay Coghlan, Director, Nuclear Watch New Mexico for a discussion of Los Alamos, Rocky Flats, and current nuclear issues. Followed by a booksigning.

Monday, August 6th, 2012 @ 6:00PM

Collected Works

202 Galisteo Street

Santa Fe, New Mexico



Aug. 21: Richmond, Virgina. Speech at Virginia Commonwealth University. Virginia Commonwealth University chose Full Body Burdenfor their 2012 Summer Reading Program for Incoming Freshmen.






Anthony Camera, Westword

June 28, 1021, 7:00 p.m.: Elliott Bay Book Co., 1521 10th Avenue, Seattle, Washington

June 29, 2012, 7:00 p.m.: Powell’s Books, 3415 Cedar Hills Blvd., Beaverton, Oregon

June 30, 2012, 1:00 p.m.: Book Passage, 51 Tamal Vista Blvd., Corte Madera, California




June 22, 2012, 6:00 p.m.: Collected Works, 202 Galisteo Street, Santa Fe, New Mexico

June 21, 2012, 7:00 p.m.: Bookworks Inc., 4022 Rio Grande Blvd. NW, Albuquerque, New Mexico

June 19, 2012, 7:30 p.m.: Tattered Cover Bookstore, 1628 16th Street, Denver, Colorado