Activities & Events
The Friends of the Libraries will be sponsoring the following event on the University of Colorado at Boulder campus:
|Friday, May 31, 7pm
Wolf Law Building, Wittemyer Courtroom
Light Catered Reception
Free and open to the public
local author & geezer lit guy
|"Rejection is not a four letter word"
navigating rejection in the world of writing
The Friends of the Libraries invites you to its annual Just Desserts event featuring a popular mystery writer, Friday, May 31, 2013, at 7:00 pm, Wolf Law Building, Wittemyer Courtroom on the CU Boulder campus. This year local author Mike Befeler, best known for his geezer lit mysteries, will talk about the ups and downs of getting published. In his presentation, Rejection Is Not a Four Letter Word: Navigating Rejection in the World of Writing, he will relate humorous examples of facing repeated rejection from his own experience and that of famous authors. Mike will sign copies of his books that will be available for purchase.
Mike is on the Boulder County Aging Advisory Council and is president of the Rocky Mountain Chapter of Mystery Writers of America. He holds a master’s degree from UCLA and a bachelor’s degree from Stanford. He grew up in Honolulu, Hawaii, and now lives in Boulder, Colorado.
Mike’s Paul Jacobson Geezer-lit Mystery Series features a crotchety octogenarian who struggles with the problems of short-term memory loss. The debut novel in the series, RETIREMENT HOMES ARE MURDER, was published January, 2007. The second novel, LIVING WITH YOUR KIDS IS MURDER, appeared April, 2009. The third novel in the series, SENIOR MOMENTS ARE MURDER, was released August, 2011, and the fourth book, CRUISING IN YOUR EIGHTIES IS MURDER, was issued December, 2012 and was a finalist for the Lefty Award for best humorous mystery of 2012. In April, 2013, Mike’s first paranormal mystery, THE V V AGENCY appeared. CARE HOMES ARE MURDER, the 5th in the Paul Jacobson Series,will be published this summer.
This event is free and open to the public. A light catered dessert will begin at 7:00 pm, followed by the program.
Free parking available on west side of the Wolf Law Building near Broadway & Baseline in Lot 470.
For more information contact MaryJane.Campbell@colorado.edu, 303-492-7511.
Co-sponsored by the Daily Camera.