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Jan. 30, Seattle, FOLIO, 7pm Panel discussion with Mary Ann Gwinn and Lane Morgan about the great Seattle historian Murray Morgan and his timeless masterpiece SKID ROAD.

Oct. 11-19 touring in FRANCE:
Oct. 11, Chateauroux, 7 pm Arcanes
Oct. 12, Bordeaux, 6 pm, event at the Mediatheque Jacques Elull-Pessac
Oct. 13, Bordeaux, Festival Lire en Poche, 3 pm event, maritime wonder
Oct. 14, Festival Lire en Poche, book signings, 10:30-12 and 4-6 pm
Oct. 15, Waterloo, Brussels, event at Grafitti
Oct 16, Liege, event at Pax, 6:30 pm
Oct. 17, Lille, event at La Lison, 7 pm
Oct. 18, Puteaux, eent at L'Amandier


Aug. 18, Gold Beach Oregon, speaking at new library

Sept. 20, Green College (Puyallup, WA), speaking at extended learning program.

Sept. 30, Seattle Women's Club, speaking

July 27, Books by the Bay, (Olympia, WA )

Oct. 4, Speaker at St. Martin's University, (Lacey, WA) Les Bailey Speaking Series

Oct. 6, Speaker at Seattle Arts and Lectues fundraiser

November 14, Mercer Island Historical Society, 1 pm

November 17, Bainbridge Island Eagle Harbor Books, 7 pm

November 19, Holiday Bookfest, Seattle (Phinney Neighborhood Center, 3-5 pm

November 29, Ballard Rotary

December 1, Corinthian Yacht Club, Seattle

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 15, stock signing at Partners West

April 17-18, Teaching writing workshop in Lynden, Wa

April 18, Lynden reading, 7 pm

April 19, Bellingham, WA, Village Books, 7 pm

April 21, Olympia, Wa, Timberland Library, 7:30 pm

April 26, Seattle, Third Place Books, 7 pm

April 27, Seattle, Elliott Bay Books, 7 pm

April 28, Portland, Powell's Books, 7:30 pm

April 30, Edmonds, Wa Edmonds Bookshop, noon

May 4 Wellesley College, Mass, Authors on Stage

May 5, Milford, NH, Toadstool Bookshop

May 6, Mystic, CT, Bank Square Books

May 10, Toronto, Burlington Golf and Country Club, 9:30 am, 422 North Shore Boulevard East. Sponsored by A Different Drummer Books, sold out.

May 10, Toronto, Uxbridge–Wooden Sticks Golf and Country Club, 40 Elgin Park Drive. Presented by Blue Heron Books. 7 pm For tickets, (905) 852-4282

May 11, Toronto, International Festival of Authors Weekly, 7:30 p.m, Brigantine Room, 235 Queen’s Quay West. For tickets, (416) 973-4000 or www.ifoa.org

May 18, San Francisco, Book Passage, 1 Ferry Building, 6 pm

May 19, Danville, CA, Rakestraw Books, 7 pm

May 20, Mendocino, CA, Gallery Bookstore, 6:30 pm

May 22, Seattle, Third Place Books in Seward Park, 2 pm

May 24, Centralia Timberland Library, WA, 5:30 pm

May 25, Olympia, Panorama Community Center

May 26, Speaking to University of Washington class on Northwest literature, 11:30 am

May 26, Mercer Island, WA, Island Books

May 28, Sidney, BC, Tannery Books

May 30 Parksville, BC, Mulberry Bush

May 31, Victoria, BC, Bolen Books

June 1, Vancouver, BC, PulpFiction Books

June 9, Anacortes, WA, Watermark Books

June 10, Seattle, Queen Anne Books, 7 pm

June 12-18, teaching fiction at Saint Martin’s University's 2016 inaugural Summer Writing Institute, a five-day class/retreat to write and study creative writing.

June 18, Port Orchard, WA, library event, 3 pm

June 20, Seattle book club, 7 pm

July 18, Olympia Rotary, noon speaker

July 19, Leavenworth, WA, A Book For All Seasons

July 23, Bend, OR, Sunriver Books, 5 pm

Aug 18, King County Library Fundraiser, speaker, 7 pm

Sept. 13, Olympia, South Sound Sailing Society, speaker, 7 pm

Sept. 14, Tacoma, WA, Tacoma Mountaineers, 7 pm

Sept. 20, Shilshole Yacht Club Dinner Speaker, 6 pm

Sept. 21, Seattle Yacht Club Book Club

Sept. 26-27, Winnipeg, Canada Book Festival

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

Oct. 11-12, Calgary Book Festival

Oct. 15, Whistler Book Festival

Oct. 21-23, Vancouver Writers Festival

Oct. 26-28 Toronto International Festival of Authors

Nov. 4-5, Gig Harbor, WA, keynote for "Write in the Harbor" writers' conference

Nov. 5, Porland, OR, Wordstock Book Festival

March 11 -- Literary Lions event (Bellevue, WA), Daniel Handler keynote.

March 14 -- Tea Tree Point Yacht Club event (Des Moines, WA)

March 23 -- Ballard Library, (Seattle), 7 pm

March 25-27 -- "Port Townsend Reads BTW", three days of community events in maritime city north of Seattle

April 5 -- Seattle Town Hall event

April 12 -- St. Francis Yacht Club, (San Francisco), noon presentation

April 22 -- Lakewood Yacht Club (Galveston, Texas area) morning presentation, (Barnes & Noble bookseller attending)

May 2 -- Portland Yacht Club (Maine), evening

May 4 -- Essex Yacht Club (Conn) evening

May 6 -- Stonington Yacht Club (Conn), 4 pm

May 11 -- Grosse Point Yacht Club (Michigan), evening