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, Gallup Literary Festival, Octavia Fellin Public Library, 115 W. Hill Ave., Gallup, NM, 505-863-1291 1 p.m. at the Atrium. Free.
11 Guest speaker, Creative Impulse of New Mexico, University of New Mexico Honors Forum, Room 21, lower plaza level, Student Health Center. 3 p.m. Free and public welcome.
14 Keynote speaker, Historical Society of New Mexico, 5:30 p.m. Courtyard by Marriott, 560 Scott Avenue, Farmington, NM 505.325.5111
21 Luncheon speaker, Albuquerque Newcomers Club, Hotel Albuquerque. Details TBA.
23 Keynote speaker, Mountains of Authors, Pikes Peak Library District, 3 p.m. Colorado Spring Public Library. 1175 Chapel Hills Dr.
Colorado Springs, CO 80920 Free!
12 Conversation with the Alto, N.M. book club
16 Conversation with the Santa Fe, N.M. chapter of AAUW book club
21-25 Western Writers of America Convention, Cheyenne Holiday Inn, Cheyenne, Wyoming. http://westernwriters.org/convention2016/
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
Reading and Creativity (20-minutes)
What I Learned About Writing and the West from Tony Hillerman (30 minutes)
If you'd like to talk about the possibility of a benefit/signing, in your community, please get in touch. I especially believe in the value of public libraries and am happy to do what I can to support them.