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Speaking Events

Steepletop, Austerlitz, NY

On Saturday, October 7, 2017 in Austerlitz, New York, author Jerri Dell participated in a panel entitled "Take Up The Song: The Life and Work of Edna St. Vincent Millay. She presented "The Greenwich Village Years" piece of this special event, sponsored by The Millay Society

The Farnsworth Museum, Rockland, ME

As part of the Millay Arts & Poetry Festival in Rockland, ME (September 7 to 9, 2017), author Jerri Dell gave a book talk about Blood Too Bright, her memoir about the relationship between her grandfather Floyd Dell and the poet Edna St. Vincent Millay at the Farnsworth Museum on Thursday, September 7 at 10:30 a.m.

On Saturday, September 9 at 1:30 p.m., Jerri participated in a Biographers Roundtable together with Nancy Milford (author, Savage Beauty), Daniel Mark Epstein (author, What Lips My Lips Have Kissed), Krystyna Poray Goddu (author, A Girl Called Vincent) and Holly Peppe (Executor, Millay Literary Estate), moderated by Carl Little.

The Newberry Library, Chicago

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 at 6 p.m. in Chicago, Illinois

Author Jerri Del discussed and read from her book "Blood Too Bright - Floyd Dell Remembers Edna St. Vincent Millay" at Ruggles Hall in The Newberry Library, 60 West Walton Street, Chicago, Illinois. The event was co-sponsored by The Newberry Library and the Chicago Literary Hall of Fame.

Main Street Books, Frostburg, MD

Saturday, April 8, 2017 at 3 p.m. in Frostburg, MD

Author Jerri Dell discussed and read from her new book "Blood Too Bright - Floyd Dell Remembers Edna St. Vincent Millay" at Main Street Books, 2 E. Main Street in Frostburg, Maryland. This event was co-sponsored by Main Street Books, Frostburg University Center for the Literary Arts, and the Allegany County Public Library.

Chatham Public Library

Saturday, March 25, 2017 at 3:30 p.m. in Chatham, New York

Author Jerri Dell spoke to a packed house at the "Meet the Author" event organized by the Friends of the Chatham Public Library, 11 Woodbridge Avenue, Chatham New York.

Jefferson Market Library


On March 5, 2017 Jerri Dell launched her new book "Blood Too Bright - Floyd Dell Remembers Edna St. Vincent Millay" at the Jefferson Market Library in Greenwich Village. The event was jointly sponsored by the Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation and The Millay Society.