Monday, May 8, 2017, 6-7 pm.   Book reading at Book Passage, in the Ferry Building on the Embarcadero, San Francisco. You and your friends are invited! I will read from my historical novel, Hardpan, and show photos from my Wyoming Book Tour in Summer 2016.

Saturday, April 22, 2017.  Attended the Redwood Writers Academy workshop II, “Building Your Self-Promotion Platform,” with Judy Baker & Judy Reyes, Santa Rosa.

Sunday, May 21, 2017, Noon-2 pm.  Radio interview about my book, Hardpan, arranged by Left Coast Writers on Lilycat on Stuff, FCCFREE Radio in San Francisco. Listeners are invited to call in and share their opinions. Add your voice to the fray by calling in during show hours: (415) 829-2980. For more station info & how to listen in, go to

Saturday, June 3, 2017.  Attending Redwood Writers Academy workshop III, “Creative Non-Fiction,” with Becca Lawton, Santa Rosa.

July 10-16, 2017.  Attending the Fishtrap Gathering of Writers at Wallowa Lake, Oregon. I will take fiction-writing workshops and meet stimulating authors and poets. Check out the program at

Friday, July 28, 2017, 9-10 am. I’m an invited participant on the First Books Panel at Napa Valley Writer’s Conference on Upper Valley Campus of Napa Valley College, St Helena.