Gordon Young

Friday, June 21, 2013

Meet the Author and Book Signing

Barnes & Noble Booksellers
Genesee Valley Mall
4370 Miller Rd.
Flint, Michigan

Saturday, June 22, 2013

Launch Party and Book Signing

2132 Davison Road
Flint, Michigan

Sunday, June 23, 2013

Panel Discussion and Book Signing

The Book Beat
26010 Greenfield
Oak Park, Michigan

Book Beat will host three distinguished authors to discuss the effects of cities in crisis and how best to approach rebuilding them for future sustainability. The authors appearing to sign and discuss their work are: Gordon Young, John Gallagher, and June Manning Thomas. This event is free and open to the public. Books will be available at the event. If you would like to reserve copies of any of the books prior to the event, please call Book Beat (248) 968-1190.

Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Reading and Book Signing

Schuler Books & Music
1982 Grand River Ave.
Okemos, Michigan

Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Reading and Book Signing

Barnes & Noble Booksellers
Woodland Mall
3195 28th Street, SE
Grand Rapids, Michigan

Thursday, June 27, 2013

Yellow Chair Series Q & A and Book Signing

McLean & Eakin Booksellers
307 E. Lake St.
Petoskey, Michigan

Friday, June 28, 2013

Q & A and Book Signing

Horizon Books
243 E. Front St.
Traverse City, Michigan

Saturday, July 27, 2013

West Coast Launch Party

Badger Books
401 Cortland Ave.
San Francisco, California

Friday, September 6, 2013

Our Daily Work/Our Daily Lives Presentation

Michigan State University Museum Auditorium
409 West Circle Drive
East Lansing, Michigan

Sunday, September 8, 2013

Kerrytown BookFest

Main Tent
701 N. 4th Ave.
Ann Arbor, Michigan

“Michigan Narratives: Vanishing Cities.” A conversation about the changing urban cityscape in Michigan with Gordon Young (Teardown: Memoir of a Vanishing City); John Gallagher (Revolution Detroit); June Thomas (Redevelopment and Race) and Edward McClelland (Nothin’ but Blue Skies: the Heyday, Hard Times and Hopes of America’s Industrial Heartland).

Monday, September 9, 2013

Q & A and Book Signing

McFarlen Library
515 Perry Road
Grand Blanc, Michigan

Tuesday, September 10, 2013

“Tear Down or Build Up: Flint as Memory, Loss and Possibility.”

University of Michigan-Flint
Harding Mott University Center
Happenings Room
400 Mill St.
Flint, Michigan

Jan Worth-Nelson, director of the Thompson Center for Learning and Teaching, will facilitate a discussion with Gordon Young, author of Teardown: Memoir of a Vanishing City. Four UM – Flint faculty will offer their perspectives on the themes and contentions of Young’s book. The panelists will be: Victoria Morckel, assistant professor of Earth and Resource Science; Thomas Henthorn, assistant professor of History; Adam Lutzker, associate professor of Economics; and David Lossing, UM – Flint governmental relations director and mayor of Linden. Later in the day Young will meet with English Department faculty and students for a Q & A about his writing process and his publishing journey.

Copies of Young’s book will be available for purchase and signing.

Tuesday, September 10, 2013

Q & A and Book Signing

Flint Public Library
1026 E. Kearsley St.
Flint, Michigan

Friday, September 13, 2013

Q & A and Book Signing

Cleveland Urban Design Collaborative
1309 Euclid Ave.
Cleveland, Ohio

Thursday, April 24, 2014

Q & A and Book Signing

Kahuna Coffee
1836 Old U.S. Highway 23
Howell, Michigan

Author Connor Coyne interviews Gordon Young, author of Teardown: Memoir of a Vanishing City. Books will be available for purchase and signing. The event is in conjunction with the Michigan Notable Book Awards and is sponsored by the Cromaine Public Library.

Friday, April 25, 2014
6:00 pm

Meet the Author and Book Signing

Barnes & Noble Booksellers
Genesee Valley Mall
4370 Miller Rd.
Flint, Michigan

Sunday, April 27, 2014
1:00 pm

33rd Annual Northern California Book Awards Reception, Reading, and Book Signing

Koret Auditorium, San Francisco Public Library
100 Larkin Street
San Francisco, California

You are all heartily invited to join all the nominees for the Northern California Book Awards for readings and remarks by the winners, followed by a reception and book signings by the authors. Free and open to the public. It’s a great way to support local writers.

Saturday, October 11, 2014
11:00 am

Litquake: Life Stories

Hotel Rex
562 Sutter Street
San Francisco, California

Every life is made up of millions of stories. In this hour we hear from four memoirists who have mined stories in their lives to explore deeper themes of nostalgia, home, family, loss, acceptance, and spirituality. Featuring Makram Abu-Shakra, Tamim Ansary, Eileen Cronin, Karen Lynch, and Gordon Young.

Thursday, October 26, 2017

Flint’s Legacy: Trusting Science and Pursuing Justice

University of San Francisco
Studio Theater, Lone Mountain
2800 Turk Street
San Francisco, California

A lecture and conversation about the Flint Water Crisis with investigative journalist Curt Guyette of the Michigan ACLU facilitated by author and journalist Gordon Young.