Pop-up Wrap-up

My Pop-Up, Site-Specific Book Tour ran for  nine days: Day 1, Day 2, Day 3, Day 4, Day 5, Day 6, Day 7, Day 8, Day 9.

The Bay Citizen ran an interview online.

The Associated Press covered the phenomenon; the story was picked up by many newspapers around the country, by the Huff Post, Salon, etc.

from my press release:

What is a pop-up book tour?

* An innovation in guerrilla marketing
* A reaching-out to an oblivious, but surprisingly welcoming public
* A lark, a venture away from the desk, into the world
* A desperate, symbolic gesture on behalf of a text with minimal (mass) appeal
* A parody of the standard tour

Where have I read on my conventional tour?

…a dive bar, an indie bookstore, a cafe, the Conservatory of Flowers, a movie screening room

Where have I already read on the pop-up tour?

…a golf course, the Presidio cemetery, a phone booth, Whole Foods, Mission Bay, The Beat Museum, an art gallery, a Muni bus (the Geary Limited), the park across from Danielle Steele’s house, the Frost memorial (on Market), Gleason Library Rare Book Room (USF)….


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