On 3/1/19 my book on Wisconsin cheese (Wisconsin Cheese Cookbook: Creamy, Cheesy, Sweet, and Savory Recipes from the State’s Best Creameries, Globe Pequot Press) publishes and I’m embarking on a tour to convince everyone that Wisconsin cheese is best—but also linked to rich traditions of cheesemaking. Come meet me!

3/8/19 at 7pm: Boswell Book Company, 2559 N. Downer Ave., Milwaukee, Wisconsin … in conversation with Milwaukee Magazine editor-in-chief Carole Nicksin (more info here)

3/9/19 at 1pm-2:30pm: Fromagination, 12 South Carroll St., Madison, Wisconsin … with Anna Thomas Bates of Landmark Creamery and a tasting of Landmark Creamery cheeses (more info here)

4/3/19 at 7pm: Books & Company, 1039 Summit Ave., Oconomowoc, Wisconsin … with Lori Fredrich, food writer at OnMilwaukee.com, author of “Milwaukee Food: A History of Cream City Cuisine” and host of “FoodCrush” podcast

4/5/19 at 12:30pm-1:45pm: Success Panel at UW-Madison Writers’ Institute, at The Madison Concourse Hotel, 1 W. Dayton St., Madison, Wisconsin (more info here but you must be registered for the conference)

4/20/19 at 11:30am-2pm: Book signing and cheese tasting at The Oxbow Hotel, 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

5/6/19 at 4:30pm: Face/Off: Niche vs. No Niche panel at American Society of Journalists & Authors annual conference, at New York Marriott Downtown, 85 West St., New York City (more info here but you must be registered for the conference)

5/16/19 at 6pm: Grafton Public Library, 1620 11th Ave., Grafton, in celebration of its 30th anniversary

6/18/19 at 2pm: Midwest is Best panel at Public Relations Society of America’s Travel and Tourism Conference, at the Loews Philadelphia Hotel, 1200 Market St., Philadelphia (more info here but you must be registered for the conference)

7/11/19 at 7pm: The Book Cellar, 4736 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago