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October 20, 2023
Emery Arts Center Performance Space
Rustica Launch
University of Maine Farmington

Farmington, ME
6:30 pm


Saturday, May 11

Back Cove Books

Welcome Spring with Margot Anne Kelley, author of "A Gardener at the End of the World". Margot Anne Kelley will be joined in conversation by Gretchen Legler, author of "Woodsqueer".

651 Forest Ave, Unit 1
Portland, ME 04101

1:00 - 2:00 pm

January 12, 2023

Rockland Public Library

An Evening of Conversation About the Joys of Rural Living 

80 Union Street, Rockland Maine

6:00 p.m.

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Tuesday, January 17, 2023
Thomas Memorial Library 
A collaborative reading and conversation with Maine Poet Laureate Julia Bouwsma 
6:30 P.M. 
6 Scott Dyer Road

Cape Elizabeth, ME


September, 2022

The Maine Review Interview

August 21, 2022

Sunday Speakers Series at The Good Life Center--the historic homestead

of Helen and Scott Nearing, authors of The Good Life: How to Live

Simply and Sanely in a Troubled World (1954)

August 12, 2022

Equality Maine SAGE Speakers Series​

A Virtual Lunchtime Conversation and Reading

April 28, 2022

Porter Square Books Cambridge, Mass

In person reading in conversation with Grace Talusan,

author of The Body Papers

April 21, 2022

Jessup Memorial Library, Bar Harbor Maine.

A Virtual Reading and Conversation

Click on this link for the live recording.

April 2o, 2022

Portland Public Library Literary Lunch Series reading and conversation with Greenhorns Founder Severin von Tscharner Fleming

April 7, 2022

New England Booksellers Association Spring Forum

All About The Books Featured Author

April 1 2022:

WERU Radio. Blue Hill Maine.

Conversations From The Pointed Firs. A Literary Talk Show with Peter Neil. For a sample of Peter's engaging conversations with Maine writers, visit the WERU archives here: 

March 30, 2022

New Commons Project, University of Maine Farmington

Woodsqueer Reading and Discussion


March 23-26, 2022.

Associated Writing Programs Conference reading and signing, with Trinity University Press., Pittsburgh , PA.

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March 11, 2022. 9 pm EST

Join Gretchen and Susan Fox Rogers, author of Learning the Birds, for a reading and conversation at Seattle's Elliot Bay Bookstore. This is a virtual event. 



March 3, 2022.  7 pm

Virtual reading at Print Bookstore in Portland, ME.

Gretchen will be in conversation with Phil Francis from 

the Seguinland Institute


February 24, 2022

Hometown Book Launch Sponsored by Devaney Doak & Garrett Booksellers

Farmington, Maine. Please join me in person to celebrate the publication of Woodsqueer at a reading in the UMF Landing at 5 p.m. Devaney Doak & Garrett will have books for sale at the event.


February 22, 2022

Trinity University Press presents an evening with GRETCHEN LEGLER, author of WOODSQUEER, in conversation with AMY NESWALD, author

of I KNOW YOU LOVE ME, TOO. Free and Live on Zoom. 

February 2022

Orion Magazine. 

"How to Tan a Beaver Hide" 

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