EVENTS

NEW September 11 – 24, 2022

Hypatia-in-the-Woods. Shelton, WA.

Writer-in-residence at Holly House. Due to the public health situation, no public events are scheduled. But watch for me online!

Anytime

If your book group is interested in one of my novels, and you would like me to attend that meeting, please contact me.

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PAST EVENTS

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Victoria Book Launch. Bolen Books, Hillside Centre, 1644 Hillside Ave., Victoria, BC. 7:00 PM.

Introduction by Claire Mulligan, author of The Reckoning of Boston Jim and The Dark.

Books available for sale and signing. Admission free.

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Fictional Motives. Read Local BC presents an evening of fiction at Massy Books, 229 E. Georgia St., Vancouver, BC. 7:30 PM. Also featuring Kevin Chong, Jen Currin, and Rose Seiler Scott.

Books available for sale and signing. Admission free.

Saturday, June 9, 2018

Port Angeles Maritime Festival. Odyssey Bookshop, 114 West Front St., Port Angeles, WA. 1:00 PM.

Special appearance by cover illustrator Jack Datisman.

Books available for sale and signing. Admission free.

Thursday, June 21, 2018

National Indigenous Peoples Day

The History of the Wreck of the St. Nikolai. Join me for a presentation about the 1808 wreck of the St. Nikolai and the research behind Anna, Like Thunder. At the Vancouver Maritime Museum, 1905 Ogden Ave., Vanier Park, Vancouver, BC. 7:30-9:00 pm.

Introductions by Jay Powell, UBC ethnographer, and Vickie Jensen, author, publisher and long-time member of the board of the Vancouver Maritime Museum.

Books available for sale and signing. Ticket sales and a portion of the book sales support the non-profit museum.

July 17 – 23, 2018

Alaska Tour. Come join me for a reading and discussions in:

Juneau: Tuesday, July 17, Hearthside Books & Toys, 254 Front St., Juneau. Time 3:30 – 5:30 pm.

Books available for sale and signing. Admission free.

Sitka: Friday, July 20, Old Harbor Books, 201 Lincoln St, Sitka. 6:00 pm.

Books available for sale and signing. Admission free.

Ketchikan: Sunday, July 22, Ketchikan Public Library, 1110 Copper Ridge Lane, Ketchikan. 3:00 pm.

Books available for sale and signing. Admission free.

Ketchikan: Monday, July 23, Parnassus Books, 105 Stedman St., Ketchikan. 10:00 am – 12:00 pm.

Books available for sale and signing. Admission free.

Monday, August 6, 2018

Interview and Public Reading. Third Place Books, 6504 20th Ave. NE, Seattle, WA. 7:00 pm.

KUOW producer Katherine Banwell will interview the author and lead a question and answer session.

Books available for sale and signing. Admission free.

Saturday, September 15, 2018

Public Reading and Discussion. Greater Victoria Public Library, Oak Bay Branch, 1442 Monterey Ave., Victoria, BC. 2:00-3:30 PM.

Books available for sale and signing. Admission free.

Thursday, September 20, 2018

Public Reading and Discussion. Salt Spring Island Public Library, 129 McPhillips Ave., Salt Spring Island, BC. Time 7:00 pm.

Appearing with Washington-state-based author Russell Cahill.

Books available for sale and signing. Admission free.

Saturday, September 29, 2018

Private Function.  Sweet & Greet, Pacific Northwest Booksellers Association Tradeshow, Hotel Murano, Tacoma, WA. 8:00-10:00 pm.

Not open to the public.

Saturday, October 13, 2018

Hometown Ontario Book Launch.  Reading, Q&A, and signing. Forster’s Book Garden, 266 Queen St. S., Bolton, ON. 1:00-3:00 pm.

Books available for sale and signing. Admission free.

Saturday, December 15, 2018

Public Reading and Book Signing.   The Neverending Bookshop, 7530 Olympic View Drive, Edmonds, WA. Time 2:00-4:00 pm.

Come sample Russian chocolates! Imagine the gene-splicing of Christmas, Hallowe’en trick or treating, and the Cold War!

Books available for sale and signing. Admission free.

Thursday, January 31, 2019

The History of the Wreck of the St. Nikolai. Join me for a presentation about the 1808 wreck of the St. Nikolai and the research behind Anna, Like Thunder. This event is part of the BC Maritime Museum’s Nautical Nights speaker series. 634 Humboldt St., Victoria, BC. Time 7:00 pm.

Some items from the museum’s collection will be included in the presentation.

Books available for sale and signing.

Thursday, June 13, 2019

Northwind Reading Series. Northwind Arts Center, 701 Water St., Port Townsend, WA . Time 7:00 pm.

Appearing with poet Risa Denenberg.

Books available for sale and signing. Admission free.

Sunday, September 15-Saturday, October 5, 2019

Hypatia-in-the-Woods. Shelton, WA. I will be writer-in-residence at Holly House. Public events:

Friday, September 20: Orca Books, 509 E. 4th St., Olympia, WA. Time 6:00-8:00 pm. Admission free. Books for sale.

Saturday, September 21: Liberty Bay Books, 409 Pacific Ave., Bremerton, WA. Time 1:00-3:00 pm. Admission free. Books for sale.

Saturday, September 28: Mason County Historical Society, 427 Railroad Ave., Shelton, WA. Time 2:00-3:30 pm. Admission free. Books for sale.

And come say hello to me on Saturday, September 21 at the annual fundraiser and silent auction for Hypatia-in-the-Woods at Walter Dacon Wines, 50 SE Skookum Inlet Rd., Shelton, WA. Time 3:00-5:00 pm.

July 14 – 17, 2022

Denman Island Readers and Writers Festival. Denman Island, BC.

July 15, 2:55 PM, mainstage: slide presentation and talk about Anna, Like Thunder.

July 16, 7:30 PM, mainstage: panel discussion titled “What’s Past is Prologue” with poet Jonina Kirton and novelist Michael Christie. Moderated by Stewart Goodings.

Other events being planned. Stay tuned!