the final cover for the paperback version of two kisses for maddy.


saturday april 14th, 2012 – 9:00am to 4:00pm (i’ll be speaking from 11:30am to 12:30pm as part of a memoir panel).
literary orange: an manual celebration of authors, readers, and libraries presented by orange county public libraries, uc irvine & uci libraries
university of california, irvine
a311 student center
irvine, ca 92697-2050

the past:

friday, april 15th, 2011 – 7:00pm
party paper wrap
5571 west pico blvd
los angeles, ca 90019
(between hauser and fairfax)
tel: 323.931.0200

monday, april 18th, 2011 – public presentation and reading followed by reception and book signing – 4:15-6:00pm.
scripps college
1030 columbia avenue
claremont, ca 91711
tel: 909.621.8280
the hampton room is upstairs in the malott commons, which is located at the corner of 9th and columbia. parking is available on the street but can be a bit difficult to find.

thursday, april 21st, 2011 – 7:00pm
vromans bookstore
695 east colorado boulevard
pasadena, ca 91101
tel: 626.449.5320

tuesday, april 26th, 2011 – 11:00am
westwood country club
(private event)
3808 west 35th street
austin, tx 78703
tel: 512.453.7246

tuesday, april 26th, 2011 – 7:30pm
book people
603 n. lamar
austin, texas 78703
tel: 512.472.5050

datetime=”2011-04-07T21:41:31+00:00″>wednesday, april 27th, 2011 – 7:00pm
the bookcase
607 east lake street
wayzata, minnesota
tel: 952.473.8341
**date changed to monday, may 16th, 2011 – 7:00pm (see above)**

thursday, april 28th, 2011 – 7:30pm
magers & quinn
3038 hennepin avenue south
minneapolis, mn 55408
tel: 612.822.4611

friday, april 29th (almost all day)
st. john’s university
collegeville, mn 56321

sunday, may 1st, 2011 – 6:00pm
private book club event
minneapolis, minnesota

wednesday, may 4th, 2011 – 7:00pm
st. louis public library
schlafly branch
225 north euclid avenue
st. louis, mo 63109
tel: 314.367.4120

thursday, may 12th, 2011 – 7:00 pm
brookline booksmith
279 harvard street
brookline, massachusetts 02446
tel: 617.566.6660

saturday, may 14th, 2011 – 1:00pm-3:00pm
the stash
544 south elm street
waconia, minnesota 55387
tel: 612.805.0130

sunday, may 15th, 2011 –
3 separate private book club events
blaine/minneapolis, minnesota

monday, may 16th, 2011 – 7:00pm
the bookcase
607 east lake street
wayzata, minnesota
tel: 952.473.8341

saturday, may 21, 2011 – 10am – 6pm
gaithersburg book festival
gaithersburg city hall grounds
gaithersburg, md 20877

they’ve asked me to be the keynote speaker (which is an incredibly huge honor for me, and likely a mistake on their part). i’ll be speaking at 4:00pm. the liz logelin foundation will have a table at the event, and i’ll be there most of the day signing books and sharing info about what the foundation does to help families in need.
read more about the event by clicking on the link to the washington post.

monday, may 23rd – 7:00pm
cerritos public library
18125 bloomfield avenue
cerritos, california 90703
tel. 562.916.1350

thursday, june 9th, 2011 – 7:00pm
143 north broadway
green bay, wi 54303
tel: 920.430.3200

friday june 10th, 2011 – 7:00pm
boswell book company
2559 n. downer ave
milwaukee, wisconsin 53211

saturday june 11th, 2011 – 6:00pm
charleston in bucktown
2076 north hoyne avenue
chicago, illinois 60647
tel: 773.489.4757

sunday, june 19th – 2:00pm
pleasanton public library
400 old bernal avenue
pleasanton, california 94566

sunday, june 26th – time tbd
private book club event
san dimas, california

thursday, june 30th – 6:30pm
private book club event
pasadena, california

thursday, july 21st – 6:30pm,
the rum house
228 west 47th street
nyc 10036
(yes, i’m reading in a bar).

i’ll be speaking at the the vascular disease foundation’s “current issues in vascular disease” conference
september 14th, 2011 – 1:45pm-2:30pm
(although my talk is not open to the public, my book signing IS open to the public and will follow my talk, around 3:00 pm).
the ritz-carlton, tyson’s corner
1700 tysons boulevard
mclean, virginia 22102

west hollywood book fair
sunday, october 2nd – time tbd
i’ll be speaking on a panel with some truly great writers (not sure how i ended up on the list). the topic? “who i am: memories that became memoirs” should be awesome. hope you can make it.

thursday, october 6th, 2011 -7:00pm
third place books
17171 bothell way north east
lake forest park, washington 98155