Upcoming Events



19 1:30 p.m. The Story Behind The Tale Teller, Friends Book Club, Mary Wheelwright Library at the Wheelwright Museum, 704 Camino Lejo, Santa Fe. Free.


11 Fiftieth anniversary of the publication of Tony Hillerman’s Blessing Way—the book that introduced readers to Joe Leaphorn

The March 14-15 events are at the Tucson Festival of the Book, University of Arizona campus, Tucson, Arizona. Free. http://tucsonfestivalofbooks.org/

14  1 p.mCrimes in Exotic Climes, panel  discussion with Cara Black and Sujata Massey, UA BookStore

15 11 a.m. Book signing, Clues Unlimited booth

15 Noon. Interview with the Pima County Library at their booth.

15 2: 30 pm Why the West is Best,  panel  discussion with J. Todd Scott and C.J. Box. UA Mall Tent.

21 10:30 -11:45 a.m. Mystery Writing. A panel for New Mexico Press Women annual conference with  fellow New Mexican authors Kari Bovee, Joe Badal, and Bob Kidera. Patricia Smith Wood moderating. Canyon Club, Albuquerque., N.M.  For registration information http://newmexicopresswomen.org/nmpw-conferences/2020-new-mexico-press-women-conference/


3-5 Quais du Polar, Noir mystery celebration in Lyon, France. https://www.quaisdupolar.com/en/polar-connection/

29 – May 3 Literary Week in Santa Fe. N.M. Details TBA


4 Santa Fe Animal Shelter Foundation Appreciation Lunch, New Mexico Governor’s Residence. For ticket information Deanna Allred, Director of Development, 505-983-43096

6 11 a.m.  The Business of Writing : A Few Useful Tools. Presentation for Southwest Writers month meeting at Albuquerque Center for Spiritual Living, 2801 Louisiana Blvd NE, Albuquerque, NM https://www.southwestwriters.com/

20 Tme tba So You’ve Written — Or Started — Your First Western Novel. Now what? Panel discussion  with Johnny Boggs, Scott Harris and Tiffany Scofield. Western Writers of America 2020 Conference, Rushmore Plaza Holiday Inn, 505 North Fifth Street, Rapid City, S.D. For information: https://westernwriters.org


5  Hillermans’ Literary Landscape, Slide talk for Taos Historical Society. Details TBA

13 2 p.m. Women Writing the West, panel discussion for the Corrales Arts Center Salon with Kari Bovee and Lesley Poling-Kempes. Corrales. N.M. info@corralesartscenter.org

19-20 Western Literature, Presentations for Santa Fe Workshops, Santa Fe, N.M. https://www.santafeworkshops.com/


16 11 a.m. presentation on the joy of writing to the Yucca Branch, National League of American Pen Women, Albuquerque, N.M. For information Jacqueline Murray Loring 508-542-2012


13-14  Books on the Bosque, Writers Workshops in Clifton, Texas. Dinner, talks, panels, book signings. Details TBA

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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