Upcoming Events

     April 2019

The Tale Teller, book five in the Leaphorn, Chee, Manuelito series, arrives in bookstores and on-line sales outlets.

9 6:00 p.m. Launch of The Tale Teller. A slide presentation about sites used in this and other of Anne’s books,  followed by a reception and book signing. Sponsored by Collected Works Bookstore and Violet Crown. Purchase your ticket/s on the Violet Crown website.

* For every ticket booked, guests will receive a free copy of The Tale Teller upon arrival at the theater. If couples attending need only one copy, a free copy of one of Hilllerman’s other titles will be available in exchange for the 2nd ticket purchased.  Additional books will be available for purchase at the reception following the presentation. The theater is in the Railyard district, 1606 Alcaldesa St., Santa Fe, NM 87501

10 7 p.m. A slide presentation about The Tale Teller, followed by questions from the audience and book signing. The Poisoned Pen, 4014 N Goldwater Blvd Ste 101, Scottsdale, AZ 85251-4344 Free

11 10 a.m. Talk and slide presentation about The Tale Teller. Social Hall-West, 19803 North R. H. Johnson Blvd., Sun City West, AZ 85375. Call 623-544-6130 for information. Free.

16 6 pm. A slide presentation about The Tale Teller, followed by questions from the audience and book signing. Bookworks, 4022 Rio Grande Blvd. N.W., Albuquerque, N.M. Free For information

20 11:30 a.m. Frank Waters Award for literary excellence luncheon and award presentation. Antlers Hotel, 4 S. Cascade Ave., Colorado Springs. Proceeds benefit Friends of the Pikes Peak Library District, a non-profit which supports programs and needs of the library.

24 7 p.m. A slide presentation about The Tale Teller, followed by questions from the audience and book signing. Fuller Lodge, 2132 Central Ave., Los Alamos, N.M. Sponsored by Mesa Public Library.  Free

27 2-4 p.m. Writing workshop with non-fiction author Loretta Hall. New Mexico Press Women conference, Canyon Club, Albuquerque, N.M. For information

28 2-4 p.m. Talk and book signing, Treasure House Books and Gifts.  2012 South Plaza NW (Old Town),  Albuquerque, NM 87104, 505-242-7204. Free


3-4 Presenter, Malice Domestic, an annual fan convention in the metropolitan DC area that celebrates the traditional mystery, books best typified by the works of Agatha Christie. Bethesda North Marriott Hotel, 5701 Marinelli Road • North Bethesda, MD 20852 For information

11 4 p.m. Presentation about The Tale Teller, followed by questions from the audience and book signing. Page One, 5850 Eubank Blvd N.E., Suite B41, Albuquerque, N.M. Free

15 Noon, Taos Mystery Book Club, Stella’s Italian Restaurant, 112 Camino De La Placita, Taos, NM 87571 For information: Op Cit book store, 575-751-1999

18 Presenter, Gaithersburg Book Festival, Gaithersburg, MD. Free admission and free parking.  Gaithersburg City Hall, 31 South Summit Avenue, Gaithersburg, MD 20877 For information

25 3 p.m. A celebration of the work of Tony Hillerman and its continuation by Anne Hillerman with Tony Hillerman biographer James McGrath Morris. Co-sponsored by New Mexico Press Women and Bookworks, at the bookstore, 4022 Rio Grande Blvd NW, Albuquerque, NM 87107 For information

25 Funding raising event for Placitas, N.M. Community Library. Details TBA

29 Keynote address,  Frank B. Koller Memorial Library benefit, Red Crown Lodge,  Manitowish Waters, WI


7 6 p.m. Keynote speaker, Cortez Author Festival, Cortez (Colo.) Public Library, 202 N. Park St., Cortez, CO 81321. 970-565-8117. Free. For Information

8 10 a.m.  Writing workshop, Cortez Author Festival, Cortez (Colo.) Public Library, 202 N. Park St., Cortez, CO 81321. 970-565-8117.  Free. For Information

15 2 p.m. Talk and book signing, Op. Cit. Books, 124 Bent St, Taos, NM 87571 Free.  (575) 751-1999  http://www.opcit.com/

18 Time TBA. Talk for the Catron County Historical Society, Catron County Historical Museum, Quemado, NM. 575-773-4177 for information.

18 5-7 p.m. Book talk, discussion and signing. Round Valley Public Library, 179 South Main St.,Eagar, AZ 85925, 928-333-4694 Info 

21 4:30 p.m. Talk and book signing at Clues Unlimited, 3154 East Fort Lowell Road
(Southeast corner Fort Lowell & Country Club), Tucson, AZ 85716-1670 (520) 326-8533 (voice) info@cluesunlimited.com

22 2 p.m. Reading, slideshow and interactive talk, Peregrine Book Company,
219A North Cortez, Prescott, AZ 86301, 928.445.9000 Information 

27-29 Keynote speaker, workshop and critiques, Jackson Hole Writer’s Conference, Jackson Hole, Wyoming.


20  2 p.m. Talk, slide show and book sales and signing. Los Lunas Transportation Center,
101 Courthouse Road, Los Lunas, NM 87031, (505) 352-3595. Sponsored by the Friends of the Los Lunas N.M. Public Library & Museum of Heritage & Arts. Free.

25 6:30 p.m. Slide talk and book signing,  Western Heritage Museum & Lea County Cowboy Hall of Fame, 1 Thunderbird Cir, Hobbs, N.M. 88240, (575) 492-2678


22- 24 Keynote speaker and workshop presenter, The Quills Conference, Marriott Hotel – University Park, 480 Wakara Way, Salt Lake City, UT 84108  Info

31 Western Writers–Genre Fiction Panel discussion with Craig Johnson, Johnny Boggs and Paul Andrew Hutton.  Part of the 19th annual Library of Congress National Book Festival  at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center. More details @ National Book Festival


6-8 Keynote speaker and workshop presenter, Colorado Gold Conference, Denver Renaissance Stapleton Hotel, Denver, Colorado.

21 Presenting Author, Oklahoma Book Festival, Oklahoma City Boathouse District. Free! OkBookFest.org for details and updates.


4 Writing workshop, International Women’s Forum Santa Fe. (Private event).

5-6 Presenter, 2019 Southwest Festival of the Written Word, Silver City, N.M. Saturday (5th) 3-4 p.m. Crossing-Over: Re-Imagining Borders. Session with photographer  Don Bartletti at the Silver City Public Library. Sunday (6th) Tales from The Tale Teller, talk on writing, 11:30-12:30 at Light Space Art Gallery.. All free! For information 

11 3:45 p.m “Round Up Your Posse” with Sandi Ault and Jann Arrington Wolcott. Women Writing the West annual conference, Omni La Mansion del Rio Hotel, San Antonio, Texas. For information

23 Discussion with M. Scott Momaday and other presenters  in honor of the University of New Mexico Press anniversary celebration. Albuquerque Museum. Details TBA

30-November 3 Presenter, Bouchercon mystery conference, Hyatt Regency, Dallas, Texas.


22  6 p.m. Discussion and book signing, Barnes & Noble, Mesilla Valley Mall, Las Cruces, N.M. Free.

23 3 p.m. “The Making of The Tale Teller,” slide talk and book signing, Good Samaritan — Las Cruces Village, 3011 Buena Vida Circle. Las Cruces, N.M. (Talk  in Social Center auditorium downstairs; signing, sales, and reception in the Creative Arts Room.) Donations will be accepted for the Josh Dunne Memorial Scholarship, part of the Military and Veterans Program at New Mexico State University, in honor of Tony Hillerman’s
service in World War II. (Donations not required to attend.)


Shhhhh. Quietly writing to finish the next book by deadline…

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

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