Appearances

Stephen is available for interviews as well as readings and signings depending upon his schedule. He is a thoughtful, engaging and entertaining speaker interested in appearing at book stores, book fairs, in classrooms, at fundraisers, reading group discussion sessions or other events. He will be donating a portion of any profits from his novel, Cliff Walking, to worthy causes working to end spousal and child abuse. A portion of profits from his new book, Riding My Guitar - The Rick Norcross Story will be donated to The Lake Champlain Land Trust. Please send requests for appearances to: srpaynemd@hotmail.com.

Stephen will be one of the Vermont authors featured at Behind the Book, a panel discussion about writing and publishing, which will be followed by several mini workshops. All are welcome. St. Albans, Vermont Library Sat April 5, 2014, 1-3, Maiden Lane, just off beautiful Taylor Park. 

Stephen will be appearing at the 2013 Burlington (Vermont) Book Festival Saturday Sept 21st from 12 noon to 12:30 at the Fletcher Free Library's Fletcher Room. He will speak about his new book, Riding My Guitar - The Rick Norcross Story and sign books.

The kick-off event for the release of Riding My Guitar - The Rick Norcross Story will at at Phoenix Books Burlington, Thursday June 20, 2013 at 7pm. Please join Stephen and Rick for a most entertaining evening during which Stephen will talk about the book, and Rick will sing some of his famous (infamous?!) original folk songs. Don't miss this event celebrating Rick's 50th anniversary as a professional musician.

On Sunday, June 30, 2013, 5:30pm on,  Stephen will speak about the book in between sets at a special concert by Rick and the Ramblers at the Grand Isle Lake house for Island Arts.

Stephen will appear at a book signing Thursday, July 11th 4pm at Rusty Parker Park, Waterbury, Vermont to coincide with the Rick and the Ramblers Concert. Event sponsored by Bridgeside Books, Stowe Street, Waterbury.

Stephen will appear for a book signing at Annie's Bookstop, Route One, Wells, Maine, Tues August 13th, 2013. Time TBA.

Stephen will be signing books at The Eloquent Page 70 N. Main St. St. Albans, Vermont Sat August 17th noon to 3pm.

Stephen will appear at the Burlington Book Festival, Saturday, Sept 21st, Burlington, Vermont.

Stephen would be delighted to attend reading group discussions of Cliff Walking or Riding My Guitar - The Rick Norcross Story.

Stephen appeared on Burlington Ch 17 TV's program Positively Vermont, on Wed Feb 1st. View it here:

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