9 9:30 a.m.- 3 p.m. Tucson Chapter Brandeis University 27th Annual Book & Author Event. Talk and book signings, Skyline Country Club, 5200 E St Andrews Dr
Tucson, AZ 85718. Fundraiser for the university’s Sustaining the Mind research program designed to fully understand what causes neurological degenerative brain diseases such as Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, and Lou Gehrig’s (ALS) in order to determine how they can be prevented and/or cured. Email for information.
10 Book and Author lunch speaker, Sun City Oro Valley Friends of the Library. Noon. $25 includes lunch. Email for information
12 Panel discussion, Western Writers of America Spur Award and Western writing panel, 10 a.m. and Southwest Mysteries – Truth and Fiction, 2:30 p.m., Tucson Festival of Books, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ.
23-24 Angelo State University, Writer in Residence, San Angelo, TX http://www.angelo.edu/dept/english_modern_languages/writers_conference.php
28 3:30-5:20 Writing the Southwest: A Conversation with Anne Hillerman, Nasario Garcia and Michael McGarrity Part of Trails, Traditions, and New Directions, annual meeting of the Society for Applied Anthropology. Santa Fe Room, La Fonda Hotel, Santa Fe, N.M. . Free. https://www.sfaa.net/annual-meeting/
11 6 p.m. Publication debut, Song of the Lion, the third in the Chee/Leaphorn/Manuelito series. Launch party at Collected Works Bookstore, Santa Fe, N.M.
12 7 p.m. Arizona book launch Song of the Lion, the third in the Chee/Leaphorn/Manuelito series, The Poisoned Pen Bookstore, 4014 N Goldwater Blvd #101 – Scottsdale, AZ,
13 7 p.m. Presentation on Song of the Lion at the beautiful Kimo Theater, 423 Central Ave NW, Albuquerque, N.M. Sponsored by Bookworks, 505-344-8139
15 2 p.m. Talk and book signing, Museum of Indian Arts and Culture, Museum Hill, Santa Fe
26 7:30 p.m. Talk and book signing, Bellefonte Art Museum for Centre County, 133 North Allegheny St. Bellefonte, PA 814-355-4280
27 5-6:30 p.m., in conversation with Ambassador Shirin Tahir-Kheli, Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy Institute. Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies, Nitze Building, Kenney Auditorium, 1740 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20036 Women’s Leadership Initiative Lecture Series on Women Who Inspire.
28-30, Malice Domestic guest presenter, Hyatt Regency Bethesda,Bethesda, Md.
4 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Reception and book signing,Friends of the Santa Fe Public Library host the event at a private home. For information or an invitation:
friends@SantaFeLibraryFriends.org or 505-955-2839
11 11:30-1 p.m. Why Stories Matter, Atrium of First National Bank, 414 Tenth. Free. Lunch and Learn series Alamogordo, N.M.
14 1-3 p.m.Talk and book signing, Treasure House Books and Gifts, 2012 S Plaza St NW A, Albuquerque, NM 87104 (Old Town) (505) 242-7204
25 7 p.m. Talk and book signing, Mesa Public Library, 400 Central Ave, Los Alamos, NM.
28 Song of the Lion presentation and signing, Placitas Community Library, 453 Hwy 165, Placitas, NM 87043 (505) 867-3355 Time TBA
4 3 p.m.Song of the Lion presentation and signing, Page 1 Books, 5850 Eubank Blvd. Suite B-41 (Mountain Run Center) , Albuquerque, NM 87111, 505-294-2026
21-24 Western Writers of America, Convention speaker, Kansas City, Missouri http://westernwriters.org/
4 Time TBA, Talk and book signing, Belen Harvey House Museum, 100 S. Main St., Belen, N.M. 87002 505-966-2730
18-22 Guest author, dinner talk; luncheon, workshop and informal discussion. Loveland Loves to Read, Loveland, Colorado. Presented by the Friends of the Loveland Public Library Foundation.
12-15 Bouchercon mystery conference, Sheraton Centre, Toronto, Canada
19 Happy Hour Book Club, Friends of the Santa Fe Public Library, 5-7 p.m. at the Bourbon Grill, 104 Old Las Vegas Hwy, Santa Fe, NM 87505
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.