Do visit my blog posting “Literary Podcasts” while I take a break from public readings. I also recommend the It’s About Time Writers Reading Series on the second Thursday of each month: 6:00 pm at the Ballard Library. You will meet and hear local writers getting their words out into the world.
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.