Author Events

Expedition of Thirst: Exploring Breweries, Wineries, and Distilleries across the Heart of Kansas and Missouri

Book Signings / Presentations

Book Talk and Signing at Baldwin City Kansas Public Library
Monday, June 4, 6:30-9 PM
800 7th Street, Baldwin City, KS
I’ll discuss my travel guidebook, Expedition of Thirst: Exploring Breweries, Wineries, and Distilleries Across the Heart of Kansas. Afterward, I’ll sell and sign copies of Expedition of Thirst and Kansas City Beer: A History of Brewing in the Heartland.

Book Signing at Big Rip Brewing Company Community Event
Tuesday, June 5, 6-9 PM
Big Rip Brewing Company
216 E 9th Ave, North Kansas City
I’ll be selling and signing copies of Expedition of Thirst: Exploring Breweries, Wineries, and Distilleries Across the Heart of Kansas and Missouri and Kansas City Beer: A History of Brewing in the Heartland.

Johnson County Library

Johnson County Library

An Edible Discussion: Introduction to Beer Styles, Sensory Notes, and Food Pairings
Monday, June 11, 6:30 PM
Corinth Neighborhood Library
8100 Mission Rd, Prairie Village, KS 66208
An introductory discussion of beer styles, sensory notes (flavor and aroma) commonly found in styles, and beer and food pairings. A potluck meal precedes the discussion and question-and-answer session.
https://www.jocolibrary.org/events/edible-discussion-7&delta=1

Expedition of Thirst Book Talk and Signing at Kansas City Public Library – Plaza Branch
Thursday, June 14, 6:30 PM
Kansas City Public Library – Plaza Branch
4801 Main St.
I’ll discuss the value of travel and inspiration and adventures found in my travel guidebook, Expedition of Thirst: Exploring Breweries, Wineries, and Distilleries Across the Heart of Kansas. Afterward, I’ll sell and sign copies of Expedition of Thirst and Kansas City Beer: A History of Brewing in the Heartland.
http://www.kclibrary.org/signature-events/expedition-thirst?delta=0

Missouri Mashers Homebrew Club: Expedition of Thirst Book Talk, Food/Beer Pairing Discussion, and Book Signing
Thursday, June 14, 8 PM
iWerks
1520 Clay St, North Kansas City

I’ll discuss the food/beer pairings and my travel guidebook, Expedition of Thirst: Exploring Breweries, Wineries, and Distilleries Across the Heart of Kansas. Afterward, I’ll sell and sign copies of Expedition of Thirst and Kansas City Beer: A History of Brewing in the Heartland.
http://www.kclibrary.org/signature-events/expedition-thirst?delta=0

Events / Classes

Kansas: Birthplace of Prohibition
Tuesday, July 10, 17, and 24, 2-4 PM
University of Kansas – Edwards Campus
Regents Center 110, 12600 Quivira Road
Overland Park
Author Pete Dulin leads this continuing-education course of the history and impact of Prohibition on the beer, wine, and distilling industry of Kansas from the 1800s to present. The course is available as part of the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at the University of Kansas.

 

Expedition of Thirst Beer + Book Release Series
To celebrate the release of Expedition of Thirst, author Pete Dulin contacted and collaborated with seven Kansas City breweries featured in the travel guidebook. Each brewery will make a limited-release beer and host a beer + book release party at their taproom this summer. Pete will be at the beer+book release events to sell and sign copies of the book. Drop by, pick up a signed copy of the book, try these unique beers, and say hello.

Crane Brewing Company
Style – Thai IPA with Thai basil, pineapple and Thai chili
Thursday, June 14 – Beer Release date – June 14
Friday, June 15, 4-7 PM – Book signing and beer release party

Martin City Brewing
Style – Belgian Saison with Local Barley
Wednesday, June 20, 4-7 PM – Beer release and book signing at original Martin City Brewing Pizza and Taproom
Thursday, June 21, 4-7 PM – Beer release and book signing at Martin City Brewing Pizza and Taproom – Mission Farms

Colony KC
Style – Uncharted Territory Grilled Pineapple-Pepper Ale with Lactose
Thursday, June 28, 4-7 PM – Beer release and book signing at Colony KC, plus a Beerded Man’s Kitchen food special

Stockyards Brewing
Style – Stockyards White Ale with galangal (blue ginger) and toasted jasmine rice
Friday, June 29, 4-7 PM – Beer release and book signing

Cinder Block Brewery
Style: Coconut Hefeweizen
Wednesday, July 11, 4-7 PM – Beer release and book signing, brewery tour

Torn Label Brewing
Style – Rough Draught Series: Kansas Heirloom Wheat Wine
Thursday, July 19, 4-7 PM – Beer release and book signing

Double Shift Brewing
Style – Biere de Garde
Release date – TBA


Media Appearances

Wednesday, November 2, 2016, between 10–10:30 am
Radio interview: “Central Standard” on 89.3 FM, KCUR
Listen to the show. 

Past Events and Appearances

March 24, 2018
Mashed in the Middle
Homebrewing Competition and Education
Little Apple Brewing Co.
1110 Westloop Pl, Manhattan, KS 66502
I will be presenting a talk about craft beer as part of this homebrewing competition and education event. I will also discuss my books, Expedition of Thirst and Kansas City Beer and sign copies after the talk.

The Business of Writing
Wednesday, May 9th, 6:30-8:30 PM
Woodneath Library Center, 8900 NE Flintlock Rd., Kansas City
The Business of Writing discusses the mindset, tools, and practices that can facilitate writing as a career. Geared toward entry-level business fundamentals of freelance writing and writing fiction/nonfiction books, the course provides an overview of topics including 1) Sole proprietorship vs. limited liability company (LLC), 2) Book royalties, direct sales, and other income streams, and 3) Sales, marketing, and promoting a book. Register at http://www.mymcpl.org/. This course is taught as part of the Storytelling Certificate Program.

Prescriptive Non-fiction Writing  
Wednesday, May 16th, 6:30-8:30 PM
Woodneath Library Center, 8900 NE Flintlock Rd., Kansas City
Learn the fundamentals of prescriptive non-fiction writing, various styles such as “how-to” books, cookbooks, and guidebooks. What works and what doesn’t? Learn how to write in a clear, informative, and engaging style. Class participants will complete a food writing exercise to apply basic techniques and share feedback. We’ll finish with a question-and-answer session. Register at http://www.mymcpl.org/. This course is taught as part of the Storytelling Certificate Program.