News & Events

EVENTS

September 29, 2016 – 3 p.m.
Fall for the Book festival w/ Jamie Dulcos-Yourdoun
Sandy Spring Bank Tent, Johnson Center North Plaza
George Mason University
Arlington, VA

September 25, 2016 – 5:30 p.m.
Reston Readings w/ Jen Michalski and Jen Daniels
Reston Used Book Store
1623 Washington Plz N
Reston, VA

July 2, 2016 – 2 p.m. 
Barnes & Noble
West Towne Mall
7433 Mineral Point Rd.
Madison, WI

June 25, 2016 – 1 p.m.
Politics and Prose Bookstore w/ Tara Laskowski
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
Washington, DC

May 24, 2016 – 7:30 p.m.
Inner Loop Reading Series
Colony Club
3110 Georgia Ave. NW
Washington, DC

May 23, 2016 – 7 p.m.
Starts Here! Reading Series w/ Ben Warner, Elizabeth Hazen, and Kurt Crisman
Artifact Coffee
1500 Union Avenue
Baltimore, MD

May 21, 2016 – 11:15 a.m.
Gaithersburg Book Festival
Modern Fiction panel with Paula Whyman, Kathy Flann and Garine Issasi
Edgar Allen Poe Pavillion
Gaithersburg City Hall
31 South Summit Avenue
Gaithersburg, MD

April 30, 2016 – 3:45 p.m.
Washington Writers Conference
Small Press Panel – moderator with panelists Jen Michalski, Andrew Gifford and Marcos Martinez
Bethesda Marriott at Pook’s Hill Road
Bethesda, MD

April 23, 2016
Conversations and Connections conference
Panel with Rachel Coonce, Courtney Sexton, Tafisha Edwards, Steve Castro and Joe Callahan
George Mason University
Arlington, VA

January 12, 2014 – 7 p.m.
Three Tents Reading Series (w/Luke Goebel and Heather Rounds)
The Big Hunt
1345 Connecticut Ave. NW
Washington, DC

November 16, 2013 – 5 p.m.
510 Reading Series (w/Susi Wyss, Joanna Luloff, Julie Wakeman-Linn and Melissa Wyse)
Minas Gallery
815 W. 36th St.
Baltimore, MD

October 29, 2013 – 7 p.m.
Montgomery College
Rockville, MD

October 6, 2013 – 2 p.m.
A Room of One’s Own Bookstore
315 W. Gorham St.
Madison, WI

August 24, 2013 – 6 p.m.
Waterbear Reading Series (w/Amber Sparks, Tracy Dimond and Amanda McCormick)
One More Page books
2200 N. Westmoreland Street, #101
Arlington, VA

NEWS

June 24, 2017 – THURSDAY WINS FOREWORD INDIES AWARD

Thursday, 1:17 p.m. won Bronze in the Young Adult category at the Foreword Indies awards.

May 4, 2016 – ORIGINS PIECE AT JMWW 

Mike writes about how he came up with the idea for Thursday 1:17 p.m. … and totally rewrote it when the first draft didn’t work. Read the article here.

May 1, 2016 – THURSDAY 1:17 P.M. RELEASED

Melanie Cordova at The Quarterly writes, “With the wry humor of a teenager, the vivid, sensory scenes, and a complex emotional range, Landweber’s novel provides both humor and food for thought.” Check out the full review here.

June 12, 2015 – NEXT BOOK ANNOUNCED

Coffeetown Press will publish Mike’s next book titled THURSDAY, 1:17 PM in May 2016.

June 27, 2014 – WE WINS INDIEFAB AWARD

We has received a Bronze in the General Adult Fiction Category of the 2013 IndieFab Awards. Check it out here.

May 28, 2014 – REVIEW AT ARDOR LITERARY MAGAZINE

“The tableau of family pain and suffering is rich – reminiscent of Anne Tyler. The book is a quality read and a success.” Read the full review of We here.

May 12, 2014 – WE NAMED CATEGORY FINALIST IN ERIC HOFFER AWARDS

Check out the full list of finalists here.

February 19, 2014 – REVIEW AT THE BOOK WHEEL

“If you read one book this Spring, make it We.” Full review here.

February 6, 2014 – NEW STORY ON PANK BLOG

Mike’s story, Bruise, is part of the Beautiful Ashes series put together by Jen Michalski over at Pank. Read it here.

February 6, 2014 – REVIEW AT BEWITCHED BOOKWORMS

Heather at Bewitched Bookworms calls We “fresh, bold and emotional.” Read the full review here.

February 3, 2014 – REVIEW AT NO MORE GRUMPY BOOKSELLER

Read about how We kept the reviewer up late into the night reading here.

November 14, 2013 – WE IS A FOREWORD FIRST WINNER FOR BEST DEBUT NOVEL

ForeWord Reviews has awarded We a ForeWord First prize.  This quarterly award is for the best debut novel.  Check out the review of We here, and an interview with Mike here.

October 14, 2013 – GUEST EDITOR AT SMOKELONG QUARTERLY

Mike is reading flash fiction at Smokelong this week and picking his favorite story to go on the website. You can submit here and see what Mike is looking for here.

October 13, 2013 – LIST OF FURLOUGH FICTION READS INCLUDES WE

Check out this list of books to read during the government shutdown, including We, at Everyday I Write the Book.

September 20, 2013 – BEST OF THE NET NOMINATION

Ardor has nominated Mike’s story, Touch for the Best of the Net. Click here to see the announcement and other nominees.

September 10, 2013 – EXCERPT AND INTERVIEW AT COBALT REVIEW

The latest issue of Cobalt includes an interview and excerpt from WE.

September 4, 2013 – REVIEW AT WASHINGTON INDEPENDENT REVIEW OF BOOKS

“[Landweber] aimed high and hit the mark, pulling off a fusion of literary novel and psychological drama.” Read the full review here.

September 2, 2013 – INTERVIEW WITH MAER WILSON

Check out the conversation here.

August 30, 2013 – REVIEW OF WE AT EVERYDAY I WRITE THE BOOK BLOG

“…thought-provoking, touching, imaginative and a promising debut …” Read the full review here.

August 17, 2013 – INTERVIEW AT THE NERVOUS BREAKDOWN

Mike is interviewed by Susi Wyss, author of The Civilized World, at The Nervous Breakdown.

August 15, 2013 – INTERVIEW WITH THEODORE CARTER

Theodore Carter, author of The Life Story of a Chilean Sea Blob, interviews Mike on his blog.  Read it here.

THE REVIEW REVIEW REVIEWS ARDOR

Check out the review of Ardor Literary Magazine’s second issue, in which Mike was the featured prose writer, at The Review Review.

July 3, 2013 – WE ORIGINS AT JMWW

Read Mike’s blog post at jmww on where the idea for We began.

FEATURED PROSE IN ARDOR

Mike is the featured prose writer in Issue Two of Ardor Literary Magazine, highlighting his story Touch.  Read the story and interview here.

PUBLICATION DATE ANNOUNCED

WE, a debut novel by Michael Landweber, an author in Washington DC, will be published Sept. 1 by Coffeetown Press. It can be preordered on Amazon.