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Appearances 2020

Feb.1: Essay/memoir workshop, Foothill Ranch Library, Foothill Ranch, CA. 10:30-Noon. Free

Feb. 9: New Short Fiction Series. Several of my stories will be performed by actors at the Federal, 5303 Lankershim Blvd., North Hollywood CA 91601. Doors open 6 pm for your dining/drinking pleasure at The Federal. Tickets – $10-$15 (advance purchase)/$20 at door (cash only, space permitting). Advance ticket sales close 48 hours before showtime. More here.

Feb. 15: Essay/memoir workshop, Costa Mesa Library, Costa Mesa, CA. 12-1:30. Free.

March 12: Left Coast Crime Partners in Crime book launch. Join me at Left Coast Crime in San Diego where the anthology, Partners in Crime, with my story, “Pool Fishing,” will hold its launch party from 6-7 pm on Thursday, March 12. More info here.

Then on Friday, March 13, at 1:30, I’ll be on a panel: The State of Noir: What defines noir today.

March 28: Essay/memoir workshop, Dana Point Library. 11-12:30. Free

April 4: Literary Orange, Newport Beach. Will moderate a panel. More details to come.

Past Appearances