Anne Hillerman: Upcoming Events

Here's news about appearances for Anne Hillerman with Spider Woman's Daughter, and with Anne and Don Strel for Tony Hillerman's Landscape: On the Road with Chee and Leaphorn and other books. If you'd like more information about our talks or slide shows, please see below. PLease note: Because of the approaching deadline for her next novel, Anne must regretfully decline many invitations. Thank you for understanding.

spiderwomancoverhillerman2014 Events and Appearances 

Nov. 2,  2 p.m. Keynote speaker, East Mountain Historical Society annual meeting (Also silent auction and book sale.) At the historic church in Tijeras, just west of the Public Library. 

Nov. 6-8, Tony Hillerman Writers Conference.  Panels, workshops, special presentations, new author breakfast, Writing with the Stars and more. Santa Fe Hilton, Santa Fe, N.M.  

Nov. 13 and 14, Guest speaker, Arizona Library Association conference combined with the Mountain Plains Library Association regional meeting., “Libraries: The Best in the West”  In conversation with author Susan Cummings Miller,  “Southwest Women of Mystery.” Scottsdale, AZ. Details 

Nov. 18, Presentation for Santa Fe Renasan program, 10 a.m. Details TBA

Dec. 5, 11:30 a.m.  Friends of SaddleBrooke Library Author Luncheon. Mountain View Clubhouse Ballroom.   Benefit for the three SaddleBrooke (AZ) Libraries.  For tickets or information 520-825-2818. $28 benefits the library system

Dec. 6, 1 p.m. Illustrated talk and book signing, Oro Valley Public Library, 1305 W. Naranja Drive, Oro Valley, Az., 520-594-5580. Free

Dec. 7, 1-2:30 p.m. Talk and book signing, Mostly Books, 6208 E Speedway Blvd, Tucson, AZ 85712 (520) 571-0110. Free

2015 Events and Appearances 

January 8, Lunch with an Albuquerque book club.

February 6, Time TBD, Welcoming remarks, New Mexico State Reading Conference, Hotel Encanto, Las Cruces, N.M.

April 19, 11:30 a.m.- 2 p.m., Keynote speaker, Reading Works, Lunch for Literary, Albuquerque Country Club, Albuquerque, N.M. 505.321.9620

April 29,  7 p.m. Guest speaker, Great American Get Together, 7 p.m. Santa Fe. For information:

May 9 Rock With Wings goes on sale! Events TBA

May 11, 9 a.m. Guest speaker, Road Scholar program, Tony Hillerman's Landscape, Santa Fe For information 

June 16, 2 p.m. Talk and book signing, Red River, N.M. to benefit Friends of the Red River Public Library.116 E. Main Street, Red River, NM For information

June 23-27 Western Writers of America Convention, Lubbock, Texas. More info TBA

September 14,  9 a.m. Guest speaker, Road Scholar program Tony Hillerman's Landscape Santa Fe for information 

October 14,  9 a.m. Guest speaker, Road Scholar program Tony Hillerman's Landscape Santa Fe for information

  About our presentations:

Spider Woman's Daughter and Tony Hillerman's Legacy: Anne discussses her novel with slides of the landscape that inspired her and a brief personal history of her life as Tony Hillerman's eldest daughter and how her father's work informed and inspired her. Featuring quotes from her novel and from her father's work and antecodotes about Tony as a Dad and an inspiration. Approximately 45 minutes.

Tony Hillerman's Landscape: On the Road with Chee and Leaphorn
Featuring Don Strel's stunning photos of the landscape author Tony Hillerman wrote about and insights into the man and his work by his daughter, this presentation introduces the audience to places Tony loved. The program includes quotes from Hillerman's novels to illustrate his insights into Native American culture and his skilll as a story teller. Approximately one hour.

Other talks:

What I Learned About Women, Writing and the West from Tony Hillerman (30 minutes)

Adventures in Publishing: Editors, Expectations and a Ring-Tail Cat,with photographer Don Strel (45 minutes)

Creativity in Twenty Minutes (20 minutes)

Reading and Creativity (20-minutes)

If you'd like to talk about the possibility of a benefit/signing, in your community, please get in touch. I beleive in the value of public libraries and am happy to do what I can to support them.