2016 Engagements 


20  Conversation with the Wheelwright book club, Wheelwright Museum, Santa Fe, N.M.

23 2 p.m. Group author event, Benefit for Rising Moon Gallery and Art Center, 2 County Rd 187, Abiquiu, NM, 505-685-4271. Wine tasting and book signing at Bode's follows the event, 21196 US-84, Abiquiu, 505-685-4422


14 Conversation with the Datilbook club, Datil, N.M. 

25  6 p.m Santa Fe as a Creative Community, Presentation with author Lesley Polling Kempes and others, Collected Works Bookstore, 202 Galisteo St., Santa Fe, 505-988-4226


8  Conversation with the Aldea book club 

12-13 Tucson Festival of the Book, Tucson, Arizona http://tucsonfestivalofbooks.org/

14 2 p.m. Book talk, Oro Valley Library, 1305 W Naranja Dr. Oro Valley AZ 520.594.5580 


1 Kick-off event for Wickenburg’s first-ever Literary Festival, Noon. Desert Caballeros Western Museum, 21 N Frontier St, Wickenburg, AZ 928-684-2272

2 Guest speaker, 100th Anniversary of the Roswell (N.M.) Public Library. Details TBA

9 Guest speaker, Octavia Fellin Public Library, 115 W. Hill Ave., Gallup, NM, 505-863-1291

14 Keynote speaker, Historical Society of New Mexico, Marriot Gardens Hotel, 560 Scott Avenue, Farmington, NM 505.325.5111. http://www.hsnm.org/conference-2/

21 Luncheon speaker, Albuquerque Newcomers Club, Hotel Albuquerque. Details TBA.

23 Keynote speaker, Mountains of Authors, Pikes Peak Library District, Colorado Spring Public Library. Details TBA


12 Conversation with the Alto, N.M. book club

15  Conversation with the AAUW book club


21-25 Western Writers of America Convention, Cheyenne Holiday Inn, Cheyenne, Wyoming. http://westernwriters.org/convention2016/



TBA  Free talk and book signing, Dolores Public Library, Dolores, Colo.


About Anne's  Presentations

The Making of Rock with Wings and Tony Hillerman's Legacy: Anne discussses her writing, her experience growing up as Tony Hillerman's eldest daughter, and how her father's work informed and inspired her. Featuring quotes from her novels. 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.

Why Stories Matter: Anne talks about the role of stories in her life and research that will make anyone who love a good novel smile. 30-45 minutes. With slides when requested

Other talks:

Reading and Creativity (20-minutes)

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

Creativity in Twenty Minutes (20 minutes)


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