NEWS & EVENTS

Dr. Stork's third, and final (he claims), book will be available in mid-October 2020!

This collection of short(ish) stories of resilience, second impressions, and the fine art of BS will definitely make you laugh, probably make you cry, and maybe even motivate you.  

Reserve your copy of I Have Never Failed now.

Acclaimed writer and journalist, Doug Moe, wrote a piece for Madison Magazine about Stepping from Herriot's Shadow. Read it online now.

 

Click here to download the media release "Country veterinarian reveals the heart of America in new book".

 

Dr. Stork's new book, Stepping from Herriot's Shadow will be available from Wednesday, September 7! Stop into the Lake Mills Veterinary Clinic to purchase a copy, or order online now.

 

Dr. Stork sat down with Doug Moe of the Wisconsin State Journal to talk about In Herriot's Shadow. You can read Doug's column here.

 

Kathleen Dunn, of Wisconsin Public Radio, interviewed Dr. Stork about In Herriot's Shadow. You can listen to the podcast here.

 

Hometown boy makes good! The Decatur Herald-Review, Macon County, Illinois published a story about Dr. Stork and In Herriot's Shadow on February 11, 2015. Macon County residents can buy copies at Bill's first place of employment: the Brush College Animal Hospital.


Click here to download the media release, "Dr. Stork is a new and authentic voice from the Heartland".

I Have Never Failed front cover
Upcoming Appearances, Readings and Book Signings:

In-person events will be limited this year, but please stay tuned for virtual readings!

Past Events:

Thursday, August 30, 2018 at 7pm

Books & Beer, The Black Kettle

139 N Ludington

Columbus, Wisconsin

 

Join us as we talk with author Dr. Bill Stork about his book "In Herriot's Shadow: Musings of a country veterinarian on sunrises, old yellow labs and well-written songs." 

Books & Beer is a monthly book club in Columbus, Wisconsin that engages local and regional authors with readers in the community in a fun, casual setting.

Saturday, February 4, 2017 10am-6pm

Great Lakes Pet Expo

Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Come check out Wisconsin's largest non-profit Pet Expo! Dr. Stork will be selling and signing books. Stop by to say hi, and pick up a book, or 3! See you there!

Thursday, January 26, 2017 7pm

Marshall Public Library

Marshall, Wisconsin

Join Dr. Stork for some local storytelling at this great public library. From elusive Jack Russell terriers, (accidental) free range pigs, old black Labs, and rampaging cows, to a WWII Veteran barber, anger management, and gaining strength by way of a sick daughter, Dr. Stork's unique writing and speaking style will captivate you.

 

Thursday, January 12, 2017 6:30pm

Jefferson Public Library

Jefferson, Wisconsin

Local librarian, Leann Lehner, is featured in a story in Dr. Stork's new book, Stepping from Herriot's Shadow. Maybe he'll tell that tale at the event! Join us for a great evening of small and tall tales, laughter, and probably a few tears!

 

Saturday, December 3, 2016 9am-3pm

Fort Atkinson Winter Farmers & Art Market

This amazing market takes over Fort Atkinson! Local produce, talented artists, and of course, Dr. Stork will be selling and signing books! Come on down and say hi, and finish your Christmas shopping! See you there!

 

Saturday, December 10, 2016 9am-3pm

Lake Mills Winter Market

Lake Mills, Wisconsin

Dr. Stork will be selling and signing copies of his books at this fantastic local farmers' market/artisan festival! Come on down and say hi, and finish your Christmas shopping! See you there!

 

Thursday, November 17, 2016 6:30pm

Waterhouse Foods

Lake Mills, Wisconsin

The best cinnamon rolls anywhere! Maybe even as good as the cinnamon bread that Dr. Stork described in his first book, made by Mrs. Haynes, his childhood neighbor, who sadly... wait, you didn't read the book yet? We're not giving away the end of the story here! Come on down to this great local bistro and listen to Dr. Stork's new and old stories. See you there!

 

Saturday, November 26, 2016 1-3:30pm

Tribeca GalleryCafe

Watertown, Wisconsin

Have you been to this local gem? What a great time to check it out! Dr. Stork will be on hand to sign copies of his books. Sit down and have a cup of coffee with him, and hear some stories firsthand.

 

Sunday, November 6, 2016 10am-4pm

Wisconsin Dog Fair

Alliant Energy Center, Madison, Wisconsin

Dr. Stork will be selling and signing copies of his books at this amazing, massive fair, celebrating everything about dogs! Come on down and say hi, do some early holiday shopping, and enjoy the day. See you there!

 

Friday, November 11, 2016 7-8pm

Mystery to Me

Madison, Wisconsin

Acclaimed writer and journalist Doug Moe will be interviewing Dr. Stork at this local, independent bookstore. You can join in! Grab a signed copy of the new book, and enjoy some great conversation with two talented writers.

 

Thursday, October 20, 2016 6:30pm

The Sweet Spot

Whitewater, Wisconsin

If you know Bill, you know he loves strong coffee and strong community. You'll find both at this delectable, aptly named cafe. Dr. Stork will be on hand to sign copies of his books. Come sit for a bit!

 

Sunday, October 23, 2016 2pm

Caestecker Public Library

Green Lake, Wisconsin

Dr. Stork will be reading from his latest book, and signing copies of both books at this fun, local library. See you there!

 

Sunday, October 2, 2016 9am-3pm

Lake Mills Fall Festival of Color

Commons Park, Lake Mills, Wisconsin

Dr. Stork will be selling and signing copies of his books at this beautiful outdoor festival! Come on down and say hi, do some early holiday shopping, and enjoy the day. See you there!

 

Thursday, February 25, 2016 6:00pm

Johnson Creek Library

Johnson Creek, Wisconsin

Dr. Stork lived in Johnson Creek when he first started working at the Lake Mills Veterinary Clinic. Come hear stories about your neighbors, and maybe even yourself! He'll be telling stories from "In Herriot's Shadow", and some new ones too. Join us for laughter and maybe a few tears, and pick up a signed copy of the book, if you don't have one already!

 

Tuesday, February 2, 2016 6:30pm

Marshall Community Library

Marshall, Wisconsin

Dr. Stork will be telling stories from "In Herriot's Shadow", and some new ones too. Join us for laughter and maybe a few tears, and pick up a signed copy of the book, if you don't have one already!

 

Thursday, January 14, 2016 1pm

Dwight Foster Library

Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin

Dr. Stork's book has been chosen as a January selection for the Dwight Foster Library book group! The group will discuss the book on January 14, at 1pm, with Dr. Stork. Please contact the library at (920) 563-7790 if you wish to participate in the book discussion group.

 

Saturday, December 19, 2015

Tribeca GalleryCafe

Watertown, Wisconsin

Join us at this cozy local bookstore, where Dr. Stork will be selling and signing books.

 

Sunday, December 13, 2015, 1pm

Barnes and Noble (West side)

Madison, Wisconsin

Dr. Stork will be reading and signing books at the West side location. See you there!

 

Saturday, December 12, 2015 9am-3pm

Lake Mills Winter Market

Lake Mills, Wisconsin

Come do some shopping and chat with Dr. Stork about his book!

 

Saturday, December 5, 2015 9am-3pm

Fort Atkinson Winter Farmers' and Art Market

Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin

Wonderful, locally-produced art, craftwork, and food! Dr. Stork will be selling and signing books.

 

Thursday, December 3, 2015 7pm

LD Fargo Public Library

Lake Mills, Wisconsin

2 authors, one event! Dr. Stork will be talking about his latest writing and reading from In Herriot's Shadow, alongside fellow author Kristin Oakley, who will read from her latest novel, Carpe Diem, Illinois.

 

Thursday, December 3, 2015 10:05am

WBEV 1430AM

Beaver Dam, Wisconsin

Host Brenda Murphy will be interviewing Dr. Stork at 10:05am on The Idea Exchange.

 

Sunday, November 1, 2015 10am-4pm

Wisconsin Dog Fair

Madison, Wisconsin

Dr. Stork will be selling and signing books - stop by to say hi!

 

Sunday, October 4, 2015 9am-3pm

Lake Mills Fall Festival of Color

Lake Mills, Wisconsin

Dr. Stork will be selling and signing books - stop by to say hi!

 

Sunday, May 3, 2015 2pm

Arcadia Books

Spring Green, Wisconsin

Dr. Stork will be reading and signing books at this first-rate bookstore and cafe. See you there!

 

Thursday, April 30, 2015 7-9pm

Camrock Cafe and Sport

Cambridge, Wisconsin

Dr. Stork will be reading and signing books at this wonderful hybrid bike shop/cafe!

 

Thursday, April 23, 2015 2-3pm

The Kathleen Dunn Show

Wisconsin Public Radio

Kathleen Dunn interviewed Dr. Stork on the air! Listen to the podcast now.

 

Thursday, April 23, 2015 7:30pm

Bad Dog Frida

Madison, Wisconsin

Dr. Stork will be reading and signing books at the coolest pet supply store in town!

 

March 2015

Milwaukee's TMJ4 broadcasted an interview with Dr. Stork. Sadly, no podcast is available at this time.

 

Thursday, February 12, 6pm

Powers Memorial Library

Palmyra, Wisconsin

Dr. Stork will be speaking and signing books at this quaint, local library. See you there!

 

Saturday, January 31, 10am-5pm

Great Lakes Pet Expo 2015

Wisconsin State Fair Park

Dr. Stork will be signing books at this fantastic, non-profit pet expo. Bring the kids and learn everything you ever wanted to know about our furry friends!

 

Thursday, December 18, 7:00pm

Mystery to Me

1863 Monroe Street, Madison, Wisconsin

Come listen to a reading and book discussion at this cool independent bookstore!

 

Thursday, December 11

Radio 940AM, WFAW

Fort Atkinsin, Wisconsin

Michael Clish interviewed Dr. Stork on the air.

 

Thursday, December 11, 6:30pm

Jefferson Public Library

321 South Main St, Jefferson, Wisconsin

Door prizes, snacks, and, of course, conversation! What more could you ask from a local library event? Join us to hear Dr. Stork read from and discuss the book, and definitely come with questions about the people and animals featured in the stories! You've never had this much fun at a library, we promise!

Visit the Jefferson Public Library website for more information about the event.

 

 

Thursday, November 6, 6:30pm

Water House Foods

132 E Lake Street, Lake Mills, Wisconsin

Join us for a reading and book-signing at this locally-focused bistro!

 

Sunday, November 2, 10am-4pm

Madison Dog Fair

Alliant Energy Center, Madison, Wisconsin

Dr. Stork will be selling and signing books at this celebration of all things canine.

 

Saturday, November 1, 10am-12pm

Tribeca Gallery Cafe and Books

401 E Main St, Watertown, Wisconsin

Join us for a book-signing at this charming, family-owned cafe!

 

Sunday, October 5, 9am-3pm

Lake Mills Fall Festival

Commons Park, Lake Mills, Wisconsin

Dr. Stork will be signing books at this fun local festival!

 

 

Author Mike Perry receives a signed copy of In Herriot's Shadow.

 

Note on the inside cover: To Mike, I had planned to write Population 485. Since you took care of that for me, I wrote this one instead. - Bill Stork

 

Mike responded with a shout-out to the book on his blog, SneezingCow.com.

Dr. Stork with Kathleen Dunn, Wisconsin Public Radio.

 

Listen to the podcast of the broadcast here.

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