8, 6:00 P.M. Collected Works Bookstore, 202 Galisteo, Santa Fe. Introducing Carol Potenza, winner of the Tony Hillerman Prize for best first mystery. Carol will talk and read from her novel Hearts of the Missing. Free! For information
12 , Public Television Colores ! Broadcast, 4 p.m. KNME TV 5.1 and Jan. 18, 8 p.m. KNNE 9.1 Interview with poet Jessica Helen Lopez about writing and New Mexico.
25, ABA Winter Institute. 3 p.m. panel discussion with other authors from New Mexico, Booksigning, 6-7 p.m. at the closing reception, Kiva Foyer, Upper West. Albuquerque Convention Center, Albuquerque, N.M. For information
3 2 p.m. Talk and book signing in honor of the Artesia N.M. Public Library’s fifth anniversary. Artesia Public Library, 205 W. Quay Ave., Artesia, NM 88210 Free!
9 2 p.m. Talk and book signing for the Cibola County Historical Society annual meeting. Historical society building, Grants, N.M.
26 2:30 p.m. Honoring Women’s Voices, a talk for Women’s History Month, Western Colorado University, University Center Ballroom,
1 Western Way, Gunnison, CO. Free.
27 Why Stories Matter. Talk sponsored by the Gunnison Colorado Public Library. Details TBA. For information
9 The Tale Teller, book five in the Leaphorn,Chee, Manuelito series, arrives in bookstores and on-line sales outlets. More details about launch appearances coming soon.
9 6:30 p.m. Launch of The Tale Teller. A slide presentation about sties used in this and other of Anne’s books, followed by a reception and book signing. Sponsored by Collected Works Bookstore and Violent 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
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. Acceptance speech, Frank Waters Award for literary excellence. Presented by Friends of the Pikes Peak Library District. Antlers Hotel, 4 S. Cascade Ave., Colorado Springs.
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 Cam 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 4 p.m. Writing workshop, Cortez Author Festival, Cortez (Colo.) Public Library, 202 N. Park St., Cortez, CO 81321. 970-565-8117. Free. 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
19-22 Western Writers of America Conference, Hilton Tucson East. Tucson, AZ
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.
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.
4-6 Presenter, 2019 Southwest Festival of the Written Word, Silver City, NM, October 4-6, 2019. Crossing-Over: Re-Imagining Borders. More information soon
30-November 3 Presenter, Bouchercon mystery conference, Hyatt Regency, Dallas, Texas.
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.