Events


  • London Launch of The Weight of Him
    Atlantic Books Full Details TBA
    June 01 2017
  • Listowel Writers Week
    Sunday, June 4, 2017 Full Details TBA
    June 04 2017

Past Events

  • Why There Are Words Reading Series
    STUDIO 333 333 Caledonia Street Sausalito, CA 7pm No Admission
    March 09 2017
  • Babylon Reading Series
    from debut novel, The Weight of Him with Cristina GarcĂ­a, Josh Mohr, Sue Staats & More THE ARMORY CLUB 1799 Mission Street San Francisco, CA Doors Open 5:30pm/Reading 6 pm FREE Event
    March 04 2017
  • The Weight of Him Party & In Conversation
    with Lori Ostlund, author of AFTER THE PARADE BOOKSHOP WEST PORTAL 80 West Portal Avenue San Francisco 7 pm FREE Wine, Whiskey, Snacks, & Prizes
    February 23 2017
  • The Weight of Him Party & In Conversation
    with Cara Black, author of the Aimee Leduc Series BOOK PASSAGE CORTE MADERA 51 Tamal Vista Blvd Corte Madera, CA 94925 7pm FREE Wine, Whiskey, Snacks, Prizes
    February 22 2017
  • The Weight of Him Launch Party
    & In Conversation with Edan Lepucki author of CALIFORNIA THE BOOKSMITH 1644 Haight Street, San Francisco 7:30 pm FREE WINE, WHISKEY, SNACKS, PRIZES
    February 16 2017
  • In Conversation with Jon Boilard
    on the publication of his short story collection SETRIGHT ROAD at BOOKSHOP WEST PORTAL 80 West Portal Avenue, San Francisco 7 pm FREE
    January 19 2017
  • Los-Gatos Listowel
    Los Gatos-Listowel Writers' Week Reading 10 am Village House of Books 21 West Main Street, Los Gatos FREE Event Please Register In Advance
    October 09 2016
  • Los Gatos-Listowel Writers Week
    "A Portrait of the Artist as a Lifelong Reader" Los Gatos Library 2pm FREE Event Please Register in Advance
    October 08 2016
  • PACIFIC NORTHWEST BOOKSELLERS ASSOCIATION
    Presentation & Signing of The Weight of Him Hotel Murano, 12 noon 1320 Broadway Plz Tacoma, WA 98402
    October 02 2016
  • LDM September 17
    Literary Death Match Reader Elbo Room, 7:15 pm SHARP 647 Valencia Street San Francisco $7 Advance Tix; $10 at Door Drinks Downstairs Afterwards
    September 17 2016
  • Green Mountain Writers Conference
    Instructor Short Story Workshops Green Mountain Writers Conference Mountain Top Inn Chittenden, Vermont Register Here
    June 27 2016
  • San Francisco Writers Conference
    Moderator & Panelist San Francisco Writers Conference Mark Hopkins Hotel 999 California Street San Francisco, CA February 11-14, 2016 SOLD OUT
    February 11 2016
  • AWC Dublin 2015
    Abroad Writers Conference Writing Instructor Butler's Townhouse Dublin One Week Conference Full Details TBA
    December 12 2015
  • LSSF
    London Short Story Festival Masterclass Instructor The Brilliance of Brevity Waterstones, Picadilly 10:00 am - 12:30 pm Register Here
    June 20 2015
  • Waterstones Piccadilly
    London Short Story Festival Finding Your Voice Reading & In Conversation Waterstones, Piccadilly London 5-6 pm Get Tickets Here
    June 20 2015
  • Guest Speaker
    Reading & Reception Wiegand Gallery with Janis Cooke Newman Notre Dame de Namur University 1500 Ralston Avenue, Belmont 7:30 pm FREE Event
    April 01 2015
  • Contemporary Irish Lit Night
    Contemporary Irish Literature Celebration Reading, Folio Books 24th Street, San Francisco Music, Food, & Drinks FREE Event 7-9pm
    March 17 2015
  • Napa Valley Writers Club
    Guest Speaker Napa Valley Writers Club River Terrace Inn 1600 Soscol Avenue Napa 6:30 pm
    March 11 2015
  • Whatever Doesn't Kill You
    Whatever Doesn't Kill You Shebooks Book Launch Book Passage, Corte Madera
    December 02 2014
  • Bernal Yoga Reading Series
    Bernal Yoga Literary Series 908 Cortland Avenue San Francisco Doors, 7:30. Reading, 8:00
    November 01 2014
  • DRIVEL Launch Party
    DRIVEL: Deliciously Bad Writing by your Favorite Authors Book Launch Party Z Space, 450 Florida St San Francisco 8 pm
    October 11 2014
  • Shebooks Reading
    Shebooks Shebang! Reading & Launch Party 518 Valencia Street (bet. 15th/16th Streets) San Francisco 6-8 pm
    May 23 2014
  • Kickstart Your Short Story
    Kickstart Your Short Story One Day Master Class San Francisco Writers' Grotto April 27 OR May 4 OR May 18
    May 18 2014
  • Small Press Distribution Spelling Bee
    I'm going to make an Ass of Myself for a great cause. Join me! Small Press Distribution Spelling Bee Click for Full Details
    April 28 2014
  • The Short Story Uncovered
    Instructor, The Short Story Uncovered San Francisco Writers' Grotto Sundays 2-4:30 pm 6-session workshop starts February 2nd Details and Registration Here
    February 02 2014
  • Fiction Writing Uncovered
    Instructor, Fiction Writing Uncovered Book Passage, Corte Madera Register Here
    January 11 2014
  • Abroad Writers Conference
    Instructor, Abroad Writers Conference "The Brilliance of Brevity" Weekend Master Class December 14-15, 2013 Lismore Castle, Ireland
    December 14 2013
  • Reading & Q&A at Lismore
    Reading & Q&A Lismore Castle, 7 pm ALL WELCOME Waterford, Ireland
    December 13 2013
  • Babylon Salon Winter Reading
    w/ Steve Almond, Tom Barbash, Kevin Allardice, & Vanessa Hua Cantina SF 580 Sutter Street at Post Doors, 6:45 pm Reading, 7:15 pm
    December 07 2013
  • Goodnight Nobody Launch Party & Reading
    Goodnight Nobody Launch Party Bookshop West Portal 80 West Portal Avenue San Francisco, CA 94127 Wine & Appetizers, 6:30 pm
    October 10 2013
  • One Day Master Class
    Instructor, One Day Master Class "The Basics of Brilliant Storytelling" Book Passage, Corte Madera Full Details Soon
    August 18 2013
  • One Day Master Class
    Instructor, One Day Master Class "The Brilliance of Brevity" Book Passage, Corte Madera Full Details Soon
    July 21 2013
  • Regreturature 2013
    Regreturature 2013 Swedish American Hall 2174 Market Street $12 advance/$15 at door Buy tickets now! 8pm
    April 25 2013
  • Bitchez Brew Review Reading
    Bitchez Brew Review Reading Oakland, CA Details TBA
    March 16 2013
  • Arroyo Literary Review Launch Party
    Arroyo Literary Review Launch Party The Bistro 1001 B Street Hayward, CA 94541 6pm
    February 20 2013
  • The Bloom, A Reading Series
    The Bloom, A Reading Series Progressive Grounds 2301 Bryant Street @ 21st Street San Francisco 7-9:30 pm
    February 14 2013
  • Saturday Night Special Reading
    Saturday Night Special Nick's Lounge 3218 Adeline Street Berkeley 7-10pm
    January 26 2013
  • LITQUAKE! LITCRAWL!
    LITQUAKE! LITCRAWL! Tzara's Hat Reading Four Barrel Coffee 375 Valencia Street San Francisco, 6 pm
    October 13 2012
  • Reading, Portuguese Artists Colony
    Reading, Portuguese Artists Colony Readings, Music, Merriment Hotel Rex 562 Sutter Street, San Francisco Show at 5 pm Sliding Scale $5-10
    July 22 2012
  • Literary Death Match San Francisco
    Judge, Literary Death Match Fun! Wacky! And Often Weird! Elbo Room 647 Valencia Street, San Francisco 6:30 pm Show at 7 pm
    July 21 2012
  • Live Writer at Portuguese Writers Colony
    Live Writer at Portuguese Artists Colony Hotel Rex 562 Sutter Street San Francisco Readings, Music, Drinks 5pm
    May 27 2012
  • Reading at 851
    Reading at 851 Hosted by Janey Smith 851 Haight Street, San Francisco 7:30 pm
    April 23 2012
  • East Bay on the Brain Reading
    Reading at East Bay on the Brain Hosted by Lauren Becker The Layover, Oakland 7pm
    April 21 2012
  • Reading at Portuguese Artists Colony
    Reading at Portuguese Artists Colony Fivepoints Arthouse at 5 pm 72 Tehama One block south of Howard at 2nd Street San Francisco Show at 5:00 pm
    November 20 2011
  • Reading at Sunday Salon, East Village, New York
    Reading at Sunday Salon Jimmy's No. 43 43 East 7th Street New York 7-9 pm
    October 16 2011
  • Brooklyn Reading
    Brooklyn Reading with Kathy Fish, Greg Gerke, & Ethel Rohan Unnameable Books at 5 pm 600 Vanderbilt Ave (between Dean St & St Marks Ave) Brooklyn, NY 11238 (718) 789-1534
    October 15 2011
  • Literary Death Match LITQUAKE
    Reading at Literary Death Match LITQUAKE BeatBox 314 11th Street @ Folsom San Francisco, CA, 8 pm
    October 13 2011
  • Frank O'Connor Int'l Short Story Festival, Cork, Ireland
    Reading at Cork International Short Story Festival Metropole Hotel, 4 pm Cork, Ireland
    September 16 2011
  • Imagine Ireland's Contemporary Irish Writers
    Imagine Ireland's Contemporary Irish Writers Reading Kevin Barry, Julian Gough, Ethel Rohan Catherine Clark Gallery, 1 pm 150 Minna Street San Francisco, CA
    August 27 2011
  • Eliott Bay Books, Seattle, WA.
    Reading at Eliott Bay Books Seattle, WA. 7 pm
    June 23 2011
  • Healdsburg Lit Cafe, Healdsburg, CA.
    Reading at Healdsburg Lit Cafe Healdsburg, CA. 7-9 pm
    June 14 2011
  • Reading at Book Passage, Corte Madera, CA.
    Reading at Book Passage, Corte Madera, CA.
    April 23 2011
  • Reading at InsideStorytime, San Francisco, CA.
    Reading at InsideStorytime, San Francisco, CA.
    April 21 2011
  • Cut Through the Bone Book Launch Party and Reading
    Cut Through the Bone Book Launch Party and Reading United Irish Cultural Center, San Francisco, CA.
    January 20 2011
  • Reading at Green Apple Books, San Francisco, CA.
    Reading at Green Apple Books, San Francisco, CA.
    December 09 2010
  • Reading at Why There Are Words, Sausalito, CA.
    Reading at Why There Are Words, Sausalito, CA.
    May 20 2010