April 18, 2023, 4:30 pm Sonoma County Writers Camp, Author Panel

May 6, 2023, 11:30 AM-12:30, Bay Area Book Festival, Brower Center, Tamalpais Room, Berkeley, California, Session: What Hath AI Wrought?

May 17, 2023, 10:00 am, Thriving Authors Podcast, host Dallas Woodburn

May 20, 2023, 11:00 am, Book Passage, 51 Tamal Vista Blvd. Corte Madera, California, in conversation with Jasmin Darznik, author of The Bohemians

May 31, 2023, 7:00 pm Green Apple Books, 9th Avenue, Inner Sunset, California, in conversation with Katie M. Flynn, author of The Companions

June 1, 2023, 5:00 pm PST,, Facebook Live Program

June 10, 2023, 5:30 pm Babylon Salon, The Sycamore, outside patio, 2140 Mission Street, San Francisco

June 15, 2023, 10:30 am American Society of Journalists and Authors, Zoom

June 20, 2023, 10:00 am Towne Center Books, 555 Main St. Pleasanton, a class, “Making Metaphor,” followed by a reading from Afterword

June 24, 2023, 4:00-6:00 pm, Salon, Connie Hale, 1040 56th Street, Oakland, reading and lots of discussion

June 25, 2023, 5:30 pm, Decentered Arts, 546 Fillmore Street, reading and music and discussion

July 9, 2023, 4:00 pm Alta Mesa Center for the Arts, online, in conversation with Toni Mirosevich, author of Spell Heaven and Other Stories

July 17, 2023, 6:30-8:00 pm, Maker, Mentor, Muse, online. How to Write Stunning Sentences. In conjunction with founders Mary Volmer, Maw Shein Win, and Dawn Angelicca Barcelona

July 19, 2023, 6:00-7:30, Telegraph Hill Books, 1501 Grant Avenue San Francisco, in conversation with Marc Bruno from the District 3 Democratic Club. RSVP:

July 27, Book Club, Seattle, Washington, Zoom

August 2 Book Club, San Anselmo, CA, in person

August 3 Book Club, San Anselmo, CA, Zoom

August 5, 2023, 12:00-2:00, Sisters in Crime, Sausalito’s Edgewater Room, Sausalito Library, 420 Litho Street

August 7, 2023, Odd Mondays Series, 7:00 pm Bethany Methodist Church, Noe Valley, San Francisco, in conversation with Katie M. Flynn, author of The Companions

August 17, 6:30, San Francisco Writers Grotto, in conversation with Doug Henderson, author of The Cleveland Heights LGBTQ Sci-Fi and Fantasy Role Playing Club

August 21, 2023, University of San Francisco MFA Faculty Reading

September 9, Book Club

September 10, Book Club

September 23, Book Passage, 10:30-12:00, Time and Narration class

October 2, Book Club

October 6, 2023, Book Passage, AI for Amateurs

October 18, 2023, Book Club

October 25, 4:00 pm, Book Club

October 25, 2023, 6:30-7:30, Mill Valley Public Library, in conversation with Ellen Sussman, the author of four bestselling novels, including French Lessons, A Wedding in Provence, The Paradise Guest House, and On a Night Like This

November 18, 2023, 2:00-3:30 Tri-Valley branch California Writers Club, 2400 building, Las Positas Community College, 3000 Campus Hill Drive, Livermore, Room 2470

November 30, 2023, 6:30-7:30, Fairfax Public Library, reading with Sommer Schafer, author of The Women, and Lea Aschkenas, author of Es Cuba: Life and Love on an Illegal Island.

January 23, 2024, 6:30 pm, online, San Mateo County Library, Author Talk, Afterword

January 25, 2024, 7:00-9:00 pm, Claremont Court Book Club


January 7, 2019, 2:30pm
Dominican University of California, San Rafael, CA
Class and panel discussion with Molly Giles and Tom Barbash: What’s the Difference Between the Novel and the Short Story