Upcoming readings, signings and speeches:

Feb. 1-2, Travelling to Toronto for media interviews and filming of book trailer in advance of release of "Before the Wind"

Feb. 6, Teaching at "Write Here Right Now" at Seattle7 writer's conference in Seattle

Feb. 6, Reading at Washington Center in Olympia, as part of arts salon with poets and a playwright, 7:30 pm

Feb. 14-15, Author events in Victoria, BC

April 6, Speaking to writing students at University of Puget Sound, 5 pm

April 7, taping of "Well Read" TV book show in Seattle

April 17-19, Teaching writing workshop in Lynden, Wa speaking in Lynden and speaking in Bellingham for release of "Before the Wind" in the U.S. and Canada.

April 21, Olympia, Timberland Library

April 26, Seattle, Third Place Books

April 27, Seattle, Elliott Bay Books

April 28, Portland, Powell's Books

May 3-4 Wellesley, Mass and other northeast locations (Details to follow)

May 9-11, Author events in and around Toronto, Canada

May 17-18, San Francisco/​Bay Area (details to follow)

May 25, Panorama Library, Olympia, WA

May 28-June 2, bookstore readings in British Columbia in Vancouver, Victoria, Sidney and Parksland. (Details to follow)

June 12-18, teaching a five-day creative writing class at St. Martin's College.

Aug. 13-15, teaching at Northwest Institute of Literary Art's low-residency MFA program

Sept 30-Oct 2, Harbor Springs Festival in Petoskey, MI,