Monthly through May 2021
Birth Your Truest Story Workshop Series
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Weekly and monthly classes
Brilliant Writer Community
I am honored to serve as the community support lead for Albert Flynn DeSilver’s Brilliant Writer Community.



Saturday, November 7, 2020, 1:00 p.m. (PDT)
Indie Author Day with San Mateo Public Library (virtual)


Wednesday, September 30, 2020, 5:30 p.m. (PST)
Reading at the Peninsula Virtual Bookfest
Part of the a lineup from September 2 – October 29
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JULY 2020

Tuesday, July 14, 2020, 4:00 p.m. (PST)
The Writer’s Life: Staying Focused in the Time of Pandemic (panelist)
In partnership with the Menlo Park Library

MAY 2020

Saturday, May 9, 2020, 2:00 p.m. (PST)
Reading | Fault Zone: Words for Uncertain Times (moderator)
Weekend of Words (online)

Sunday, May 10, 2020, 10:00 a.m. (PST)
Workshop | Birthing Your Truest Stories (with Jennifer Browdy)
Weekend of Words (online)


Monday, February 3, 2020, 7:30 p.m.
Women’s Journeys: A Readers Theater Event
Dragon Productions Theater Company
2120 Broadway Street, Redwood City, California


Tuesday, October 16, 2019, 6:15 p.m.
Local Author Reading and Book Sale

San Mateo Public Library, 55 W. Third Ave., San Mateo, CA

Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 7 p.m.
Writers Helping Writers
Short Takes: Getting Started Writing Short Fiction
San Carlos Library
610 Elm Street, Sam Carlos, CA 94070

Saturday, October 12, 2019, 10 a.m.
CWC SF Peninsula Branch: Editing Panel
Sequoia Yacht Club, 441 Seaport Ct, Redwood City, CA

Thursday, October 10, 2019
You’re Going to Die Open Mic at the Lost Church in San Francisco


Wednesday, September 4, 6:30 p.m.
Writers’ Panel: Publishing
Menlo Park Library
800 Alma St., Menlo Park, CA 94025
What are the steps—and the positives and negatives—of the many paths toward getting your writing published? Authors from the California Writers Club will share their experiences and answer your questions.

MAY 2019

Sunday, May 19, 2019, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Local Authors at Barnes & Noble – Hillsdale Shopping Center in San Mateo

MARCH 2019

Friday and Saturday, March 29 & 30, 8:00 p.m.
Performance Showcase 2019: “Press PLAY-The Human Jukebox”

Performance Showcase presents an evening of spoken word, song, music and dance, featuring new works from known and emerging Bay Area artists. I’ll be doing a dramatic reading of my short story, “Hot,” which first appeared in Fault Zone: Over the Edge and in as a chapter in What Remains Unsaid.


Saturday, December 8, 2018
Local Authors at Barnes & Noble – Hillsdale Shopping Center in San Mateo
I’ll be reading and signing books between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m.


Saturday, November 10, 10 a.m.
Local authors read at the library – San Mateo, CA (part of NaNoWriMo; more details to come)


Thursday, October 18, 7:30 p.m.
Story is the Thing – Kepler’s Books, Menlo Park, CA

Saturday, October 20, 2 p.m.
Presentation to Tri-Valley Writers – Pleasanton, CA
Seeking the Muse: Connecting with Your Creative Self in an Age of Distraction


Sunday, September 9, 6 p.m.
Why There Are Words – New York


Saturday, August 25, 7 p.m.
Why There Are Words – Pittsburgh

Thursday, August 9, 7 p.m.
Why There Are Words – Sausalito

JULY 2018

Saturday, July 16, 12 noon-3 p.m.
Authorfest 2018 – San Mateo
Regional authors read from their work

JUNE 2018

Saturday, June 9 through Saturday, June 16
Readings, workshops, literary prizes
San Mateo County Fair Literary Stage

Sunday, June 10
4-5 p.m.: Editor’s Panel
5-6 p.m.: Private writing consultations

Thursday, June 14
3-4 p.m.: Workshop-Birthing Your Truest Stories
7-9 p.m.: Fault Zone readings

Sunday, June 3, 9 a.m.- 5 p.m.
Local Author Readings
Barnes & Noble
Hillsdale Shopping Center, San Mateo
I will be attending between 11:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m.