9 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
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) firstname.lastname@example.org
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, NM 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 Panel discussion with Craig Johnson, Johnny Boggs and Paul Andrew Hutton on the literature of the West. National Book Festival, Washington D.C. More details TBA.
4 Writing workshop, International Women’s Forum Santa Fe. (Private event).
5-6 Presenter, 2019 Southwest Festival of the Written Word, Silver City, NM, Crossing-Over: Re-Imagining Borders. Session with photographer Don Barletti and a talk on writing. 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
18 1:30 p.m. Slide show and talk about The Tale Teller, Wheelwright Museum of the American Indian Library, 704 Camino Lejo, Santa Fe, NM 87505 (Museum Hill) (505) 982-4636
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.
Quietly writing to finish the next book by deadline…
If you’d like to talk about the possibility of a benefit/signing in your community, please get in touch. I believe in public libraries and am especially happy to do what I can to support them.