Events


  • 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
    Saturday, March 04, 2017
  • Why There Are Words Reading Series
    STUDIO 333
    333 Caledonia Street
    Sausalito, CA
    7pm No Admission
    Thursday, March 09, 2017

Past Events

  • 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
    Thursday, 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
    Wednesday, 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
    Thursday, 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
    Thursday, 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
    Sunday, 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
    Saturday, October 08, 2016
  • PACIFIC NORTHWEST BOOKSELLERS ASSOCIATION
    PACIFIC NORTHWEST BOOKSELLERS ASSOCIATION
    Presentation & Signing of The Weight of Him
    Hotel Murano, 12 noon
    1320 Broadway Plz
    Tacoma, WA 98402
    Sunday, 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
    Saturday, September 17, 2016
  • Green Mountain Writers Conference
    Instructor
    Short Story Workshops
    Green Mountain Writers Conference
    Mountain Top Inn
    Chittenden, Vermont
    Register Here
    Monday, 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

    Thursday, February 11, 2016
  • AWC Dublin 2015
    Abroad Writers Conference
    Writing Instructor
    Butler's Townhouse
    Dublin
    One Week Conference
    Full Details TBA
    Saturday, December 12, 2015
  • LSSF
    London Short Story Festival
    Masterclass Instructor
    The Brilliance of Brevity
    Waterstones, Picadilly
    10:00 am - 12:30 pm
    Register Here
    Saturday, June 20, 2015
  • Waterstones Piccadilly
    London Short Story Festival
    Finding Your Voice
    Reading & In Conversation
    Waterstones, Piccadilly
    London
    5-6 pm
    Get Tickets Here
    Saturday, 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

    Wednesday, 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
    Tuesday, March 17, 2015
  • Napa Valley Writers Club
    Guest Speaker
    Napa Valley Writers Club
    River Terrace Inn
    1600 Soscol Avenue
    Napa
    6:30 pm
    Wednesday, March 11, 2015
  • Whatever Doesn't Kill You
    Whatever Doesn't Kill You
    Shebooks Book Launch
    Book Passage, Corte Madera

    Tuesday, December 02, 2014
  • Bernal Yoga Reading Series
    Bernal Yoga Literary Series
    908 Cortland Avenue
    San Francisco
    Doors, 7:30. Reading, 8:00
    Saturday, 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
    Saturday, October 11, 2014
  • Shebooks Reading
    Shebooks Shebang!
    Reading & Launch Party
    518 Valencia Street
    (bet. 15th/16th Streets)
    San Francisco
    6-8 pm
    Friday, 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
    Sunday, 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
    Monday, 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
    Sunday, February 02, 2014
  • Fiction Writing Uncovered
    Instructor, Fiction Writing Uncovered
    Book Passage, Corte Madera
    Register Here
    Saturday, January 11, 2014
  • Abroad Writers Conference
    Instructor, Abroad Writers Conference
    "The Brilliance of Brevity"
    Weekend Master Class
    December 14-15, 2013
    Lismore Castle, Ireland
    Saturday, December 14, 2013
  • Reading & Q&A at Lismore
    Reading & Q&A
    Lismore Castle, 7 pm
    ALL WELCOME
    Waterford, Ireland
    Friday, December 13, 2013
  • Babylon Salon Winter Reading
    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
    Saturday, 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
    Thursday, October 10, 2013
  • One Day Master Class
    Instructor, One Day Master Class
    "The Basics of Brilliant Storytelling"
    Book Passage, Corte Madera
    Full Details Soon
    Sunday, August 18, 2013
  • One Day Master Class
    Instructor, One Day Master Class
    "The Brilliance of Brevity"
    Book Passage, Corte Madera
    Full Details Soon
    Sunday, July 21, 2013
  • Regreturature 2013
    Regreturature 2013
    Swedish American Hall
    2174 Market Street
    $12 advance/$15 at door
    Buy tickets now!
    8pm
    Thursday, April 25, 2013
  • Bitchez Brew Review Reading
    Bitchez Brew Review Reading
    Oakland, CA
    Details TBA
    Saturday, March 16, 2013
  • Arroyo Literary Review Launch Party
    Arroyo Literary Review Launch Party
    The Bistro
    1001 B Street
    Hayward, CA 94541
    6pm
    Wednesday, 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
    Thursday, February 14, 2013
  • Saturday Night Special Reading
    Saturday Night Special
    Nick's Lounge
    3218 Adeline Street
    Berkeley
    7-10pm
    Saturday, January 26, 2013
  • LITQUAKE! LITCRAWL!
    LITQUAKE! LITCRAWL!
    Tzara's Hat Reading
    Four Barrel Coffee
    375 Valencia Street
    San Francisco, 6 pm
    Saturday, 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
    Sunday, 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
    Saturday, 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
    Sunday, May 27, 2012
  • Reading at 851
    Reading at 851
    Hosted by Janey Smith
    851 Haight Street, San Francisco
    7:30 pm
    Monday, April 23, 2012
  • East Bay on the Brain Reading
    Reading at East Bay on the Brain
    Hosted by Lauren Becker
    The Layover, Oakland
    7pm
    Saturday, 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
    Sunday, 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
    Sunday, 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
    Saturday, October 15, 2011
  • Literary Death Match LITQUAKE
    Reading at Literary Death Match LITQUAKE
    BeatBox
    314 11th Street @ Folsom
    San Francisco, CA, 8 pm
    Thursday, 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
    Friday, 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
    Saturday, August 27, 2011
  • Eliott Bay Books, Seattle, WA.
    Reading at Eliott Bay Books
    Seattle, WA. 7 pm
    Thursday, June 23, 2011
  • Healdsburg Lit Cafe, Healdsburg, CA.
    Reading at Healdsburg Lit Cafe
    Healdsburg, CA. 7-9 pm
    Tuesday, June 14, 2011
  • Reading at Book Passage, Corte Madera, CA.
    Reading at Book Passage, Corte Madera, CA.
    Saturday, April 23, 2011
  • Reading at InsideStorytime, San Francisco, CA.
    Reading at InsideStorytime, San Francisco, CA.
    Thursday, 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.
    Thursday, January 20, 2011
  • Reading at Green Apple Books, San Francisco, CA.
    Reading at Green Apple Books, San Francisco, CA.
    Thursday, December 09, 2010
  • Reading at Why There Are Words, Sausalito, CA.
    Reading at Why There Are Words, Sausalito, CA.
    Thursday, May 20, 2010