November 7, 2018, 5:30
Book Passage Book Launch

January 7, 2019
Dominican College: class and panel discussion with Molly Giles and Tom Barbash: What’s the Difference Between the Novel and the Short Story?

January 10, 2019, 12:30-1:45
The Hivery, Mill Valley, How to Write Stunning Sentences

January 19, 2019, 10:00 am-4:00
Book Passage Class: How to Write Stunning Sentences

February 2nd, 2019
Mechanics Institute, San Francisco: Class: How to Write Stunning Sentences

Feb. 14-17, 2019
The 16th San Francisco Writers Conference, speaker, panelist

March 28, 2019
AWP, Portland Oregon, reading with Sonoma County Writers Camp 



February 11, 2018 Dominican College Low Residency MFA in Creative Writing Fundraiser Reading

June 9, 2018: A talk, "Courageous Re-Imagining of the Messy First Draft" at Dominican College Low Residency MFA in Creative Writing

October 14, 2018, Litquake, Pursuit of Publishing Panel, 2-3:15 pm, The Writer's Studio, California College of the Arts, SoMa campus

October 25, 2017 University of San Francisco Faculty Reading Story Hour

September 10 2015 , 5:00 PM, Morrison Library at UC Berkeley


December 7, Saturday, 7:30 PM-Bernal Yoga Literary Series. Join me for a wonderful event held in a lovely yoga studio. 908 Cortland Avenue, San Francisco

November 19
, Tuesday The Peninsula Parlour. A reading and conversation.

October 24th, Thursday 7:00 PM, Larkspur Library Author Event. Join me for a wonderful evening at the library, where I'll read from the book, talk about the writing process, and sign copies. 400 Magnolia Avenue, Larkspur, CA. 

October 19, Saturday – Litquake, San Francisco: Reading at Babylon Salon's Lit Crawl event, "Razor's Edge." 

October 16, Wednesday – 11:30 AM, Towne Center Books, a lunch and talk about the book. 555 Main Street, Pleasanton, CA  

October 5-6, Saturday and Sunday – Wordstock, Portland, Oregon. A reading, panel discussion  and workshop at this celebration of writing in the classroom and the community. 

September 25
, Wednesday – 7:30 PM: Pegasus Books Downtown. Panel Discussion: Like/Unlike Me: Re-imagining Women in Fiction. I'll be joining Thaisa Frank, author of Heidegger's Glasses and Enchantment; Joyce Thompson, How to Greet Strangers; Jacqueline Luckett, Passing Love and Searching for Tina Turner;
and Elizabeth Stark, Shy Girl, to discuss this interesting topic. 2349 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley, CA 

September 16, Monday – 7:00 PM, Copperfield's Books in Petaluma. A reading and conversation.

August 18, Sunday – 2:00-8:00 PM, Litquake Panel, Palo Alto Jewish Community Center. The event is free.

July 27, Saturday – 3:00 PM, King's Books, 218 St. Helens Avenue Tacoma, WA. A reading and conversation. 

July 23, Tuesday– 7:15-9:15 PM, InsideStoryTime at the Make-Out Room in San Francisco. A reading.

July 18, Thursday – 7:30 PM, Kepler's Books, Menlo Park, CA. A reading, conversation and signing of books.

July 17, Wednesday – 7 PM, Book Passage, Corte Madera. A reading, conversation and signing of books.

July 11, Thursday – 7:00 PM, Sausalito, CA, Reading, Why There are Words Studio 333, Caledonia Street.

July 9, Tuesday – 7:30 PM, The Booksmith in the Haight

July 6 – Saturday, 10:00 am-12:00 pm, West Coast Live, airing on KALW-FM (91.7) in the San Francisco Bay Area and nationwide. Ferry Building, San Francisco

July 1 – Guest blogger for best-selling author, Meg Waite Clayton


Oct. 15, 2005 Adobe Book Shop, 5:00 p.m, Litquake Reading: 3166 16th Street (cross Valencia) in San Francisco
October 16, 2004, Litquake, San Francisco
October 27, 2004 A Clean Well-Lighted Place for Books, San Francisco
November 1, 2004 Book Passage, Corte Madera
November 17, 2004 Rakestraw Books, Danville
November 18, 2004, Mendocino Book Company, Ukiah
November 27, 2004, Reader's Oasis, Tucson
December 11, 2004 Writer's With Drinks, San Francisco
January 27, 2005 Kepler's Books, Menlo Park
February 22, 2005 Towne Center Books, Pleasanton
February 24, 2005 Reader's Books, Sonoma
March 6, 2005 Peninsula Volunteers: 14th Annual Author's Salon
April 6, 2005 Writers' Week, Los Altos High School
July 23, 2005 Books by the Bay, San Francisco
September 10, 2005 The California Writers Club Mount Diablo Branch
Aug. 17, 2005 Reading Under the Redwoods at The Lark Creek Inn, a fundraiser for the Larkspur Public Library

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