THIS FRIDAY JANUARY 29, in CHARLESTON, ILLINOIS:
LIONS IN WINTER LITERARY FESTIVAL KEYNOTE READING FROM THE ICE GARDEN, AND CRAFT TALK:
Peril and Joy: The Literature of Dangerous Childhoods
UPCOMING IN 2015, Right around the corner:
October 2, CONTRAFLOW SCI FI CONVENTION 4:00 p.m.
October 3 GRAND FESTIVAL OF ART AND BOOKS, Appearance and Signing, Sponsored by Page and Palette Books, 2. P.M.
Woody Creek , Colorado:
October 5-21 Writer in Residence, Sponsored by Aspen Words ( a program of the Aspen Institute)
Woody Creek, Colorado,
October 15: Community Center, 6 p.m. Reading and Book Signing
Columbus, MS :October 22-October 24:
Eudora Welty Writers Symposium: Keynote Address: Mississippi University for Women. Including reading, and appearances on Mississippi Public Broadcasting.
Wilmington, NC: June 10, 7:00 p.m.
Pomegranate Books: A Writer and her Editor, with Robin Miura. Reading and Discussion.
February 6, The Book Lady Bookstore, 7:00 pm. February 7: Meeting with the Zona Rosa Writing Group, run by the brilliant Rosemary Daniell.
St. Francisville, LA:
February 21 & 22: Writers and Readers Symposium. A Celebration of Literature and Art. Hemingbough Conference Center
December 28-31: Maison St. Charles Hotel, New Orleans. Hands On Literary Festival and Masquerade Ball. Workshop, “Story into Novel.” And Panel, “Using Multiple Points of View in Fiction
November 20 The Ice Garden and A Falling Star Book Launch with Chantel Acevedo Flyleaf Books, 6:30 p.m.
November 21-22 : North Carolina Writers Network Fall Conference Workshop on Worldbuilding 11:00 Sheraton Charlotte.
Words and Music, A Literary Feast in New Orleans
Literature and Lunch Hotel Monteleone River View Room, Noon. Cash Bar. “The Art of Improvisation in Writing Literature” And, Evening Awards Ceremony for Novella.
December 4: Reading and Signing, Maple Street Books, 6:00 p.m.
November 19: Reading with Lee Smith at Quail Ridge Books 7:30 p.m.
November 11 Launch of The Ice Garden in New Orleans, Reading and Signing Octavia Books.
Baton Rouge Novemer 1: Louisiana Book Festival, Panels on The Ice Garden, and NO Lit, a new anthology.
New Orleans: October 26: Dreams into Fiction, part of “In Search of the Living Dream.” At the Old Marigny Firehouse.
Capetown, South Africa: Limmud Capetown, Protea Hotel August 23: Worldbuilding and Gennesis August 24: Dreams and Stories: Using Your Dreams to Create Ficton
Johannesburg, South Africa Indaba Hotel: August 29 Worldbuilding and Genesis; August 30: Dreams and Stories
Norfolk: September 21: SIBA: Southern Independent Booksellers Association, Sheraton Waterside Hotel: A Moveable Feast
Baton Rouge: February-May, 2014: LSU School of Architecture: Worldbuilding for Architects and Designers. Talks and Workshops. Collaboration with graduate architecture students and the Coastal Sustainability Studio