March 18, 2019: Publication date for The Lava Never Sleeps: A Honolulu Memoir
2019 Upcoming Readings/Events
Thursday, May 2: 7 p.m. Seattle Book Launch & Reading at Third Place Books, Lake Forest Park, 17171 Bothell Way NE. Come celebrate my just-published book!
Thursday, May 16: 7 p.m. Reading and conversation with Priscilla Long, author of Fire and Stone: Where Do We Come From? What Are We? Where Are We Going?, at Third Place Books, Seward Park.
Sunday, May 19: 4-6 p.m. WTAW Literary Reading Series in Portland, OR, at the Hostel Cafe, 1810 Glisan Ave.
June in New York City; details to come.
Friday, June 28: 7 p.m. Reading at Elliott Bay Books, Seattle
Wednesday, July 10: 1:30-3:30 Presentation for Women & Work Empowerment Forum; details to come.
August in Santa Barbara; details to come.
September in Hawai’i; details to come.
October 10: WTAW Reading Series in Sausalito, CA; details to come.
Wednesday, April 10, 2019: 2-3 p.m. Library Salon Topic: “From Writer to Author: The Journey of a Manuscript to Publication.” North Seattle College Library, Library Seminar Room LB2236. I will be describing what has worked for me over many, many years as a writer to becoming a published author.
Saturday, March 30, 2019: 12 noon at Passages Bookshop in Portland, OR, featuring Willow Books authors. This is an off-site reading during the AWP Conference. See www.WillowLit.net for more details
I will be reading with writers from my writing group “Cake Quartet” on Thursday, October 12, 2017 at the It’s About Time Writers Reading Series: 6:00 pm at the Ballard Library. The open mic will feature other local writers getting their words out into the world. Join us! It’s free.
As a 2014 Jack Straw Writer, I will be reading excerpts from my memoir on the following dates. Please join me and the other fabulous Jack Straw Writers in Seattle, Redmond, or Portland! Most events are free; invite your friends.
WED., AUG. 20, at the Jewel Box Theater. Jennifer Jasper hosts an evening of writers and other performing artists. Admission: $10.
FRI., AUG. 22: Redmond Assn. of Spokenword (RASP) presents an evening of prose and poetry. Address: Old Redmond Schoolhouse Community Center, 16600 NE 8th St., Redmond 98052.
THURS., AUG. 28, at University Bookstore, 7 p.m. Tonight’s program features Claudia Castro Luna, Susan V. Meyers, Michelle Penaloza and myself. Other writers will read on Aug. 7 and Sept. 26.
THURS., OCT. 2; Portland Literary Arts Center, 7 p.m. Address: 925 SW Washington St., Portland OR 97205.
SAT., NOV. 8, at the Seattle Public Library, Downtown, 2 p.m. Featuring all 12 writers!
SUN. NOV. 16, at Richard Hugo House, 4 p.m. Writers have been paired with musicians from the Bushwick Project to compose short pieces representing the words of poets and prose writers. I am very excited to be collaborating with Jon Yoon whose primary instrument is the ukulele.