2017 EVENTS AND APPEARANCES (subject to change and updates)
Jan 27-29 – American Booksellers Association Winter Festival, Minneapolis, MN
Jan 31 – Exo release day! See the full launch schedule.
Feb 1 – Exo Book Launch, 7pm at University Bookstore, Seattle, WA
Feb 3 – Exo book launch, 7pm at Powell’s Books Cedar Hills Crossing, Portland, OR
Feb 11 – Guest Speaker at the League of Exceptional Writers, Powell’s Books at Cedar Hills Crossing, Portland, OR
Feb 22-26 – Rainforest Writers Retreat, Lake Quinault, WA
April 1 – TeenBookCon, Houston, TX
April 4 – Young Willamette Writers, guest speaker, Portland, OR, 7pm
April 13-14 – National Library Week guest speaker at Community Library Network of Kootenai and Shoshone Counties, North Idaho
April 20-22 – Texas Library Association annual conference, San Antonio, TX
April 29 – Independent Bookstore Day. Multi-author book signing, 2-4pm, at Reader’s Guide Bookstore, Salem, OR
May 5 – Speaking at Bloomsbury Books, Ashland, OR, 5-7pm
May 6 – Workshop instructor at the Willamette Writers Chapter of Southern Oregon; Worldbuilding The Lazy Bastard Way, Ashland, OR
Aug 11-13 – When Words Collide, Calgary, AB, Canada
Oct 14 – Oregon Association of School Libraries fall conference, Portland, OR
Nov 2-5 – World Fantasy Convention, San Antonio, TX
2016 EVENTS AND APPEARANCES
Feb 17 – Speaker at the SCBWI WWA Professional Series. Session: “Kickass YA Fight Scenes” at Seattle Pacific University in Demaray Hall, 7pm.
Feb 20 – Wizard World Comic Con, Portland, OR. Panel: “How to Survive the Apocalypse” 11:30-12:15pm
May 11-12 – Book Expo America, Chicago, IL
Saturday 05/14, 10am: Signing at the SFWA booth
May 12-15 – SFWA Nebula Conference, Chicago, IL
Friday 05/13, 8pm: SFWA autographing event (open to the public)
Saturday 05/14, 3pm: Promotional Bootcamp
Saturday 05/14, 4pm: Redefining the Aliens of the Future
May 23 – Guest speaker at the Oregon Letters About Literature gala, Portland, OR
June 1-7 – Launch Pad Astronomy Workshop, Laramie, WY
June 10 – Barnes & Noble Teen Book Fest, Trivia Night Kickoff, Vancouver, WA
June 12 – YA panel at Vintage Books, Vancouver, WA
July 1-4 – Westercon 69, Portland, OR
Friday 07/01, 4pm: Battle Scenes
Friday 07/01, 5pm: Mad Science
Sunday 07/03, 11am: Autographing
Sunday 07/03, 1pm: Young Adult Fantasy We Read
Aug 12-14 – Willamette Writers Conference, Portland, OR
Friday 08/12, 10:30am: Knock ‘Em Out – Writing Action & Fight Scenes
Saturday 08/13, 3:30pm: How to Break Into (And Survive!) the World of Young Adult Fiction (panel)
Sunday 08/14, 8:30am: World-Building the Lazy Bastard Way
Aug 17-21 – MidAmeriCon II, Worldcon in Kansas City, MO
Weds 8/17, 7pm: Writing 3D Battles (panel)
Thurs 8/18, 11am: Great Characters in YA Fiction (panel)
Thurs 8/18, 1:30pm: Reading
Thurs 8/18, 3pm: Launch Pad (panel)
Friday 8/19, 1pm: Action & Sex Scenes: Is There A Difference? (panel)
Friday 8/19, 3pm: Dune (book discussion)
Sat 8/20; 12pm: Unlikely Heroes (panel)
Sun 8/21, 10am: Whatever Happened to YA Science Fiction (panel)
Sun 8/21, 11am: Final Episodes (panel)
Oct 8 – Oregon Council of Teachers of English Annual Conference, Wilsonville, OR
Oct 14 – Teen Read Week at Cedar Mill Community Library, Portland, OR
Dec 3 – Reading and signing at Another Read Through, Portland, OR
2015 EVENTS AND APPEARANCES
Jan 30-Feb 1 – ALA Midwinter, Chicago, IL.
Saturday 01/31, 1pm: Booth signing
Saturday 01/31, 3pm: Dark Fantasy & Science Fiction panel
April 8 – Zeroboxer release day! Go here for the full schedule of launch events, blog tour stops, and giveaways that will be happening throughout the month.
April 18-19 – SCBWI Western Washington Annual Conference. Attending; signed copies of Zeroboxer will be available at the conference bookstore.
April 30 – Author talk at Barnes & Noble Clackamas Town Center in Portland, OR with Cat Winters (In the Shadow of Blackbirds, The Cure for Dreaming) and fellow debut author Susan Adrian (Tunnel Vision), 7pm.
May 30-31 – SCBWI Oregon Annual Conference in Wilsonville, OR. Local Success Panel Sunday 05/31 at 9:45am. Signed copies of Zeroboxer will be at the conference bookstore.
June 28-29 – American Library Association Annual Conference in San Francisco, CA.
Sunday, June 28, 11am: Booth signing
Monday, June 29, 9am: “New and Hot in Debut YA Fiction” (panel)
August 13 – Book signing at Coles Market Mall in Calgary, AB, from 11am-4pm with Danielle Jensen (Stolen Songbird, Hidden Huntress) and Kate Boorman (Winterkill). Author Meet & Greet at Kilkenny Irish Pub at 7pm.
August 14-16 – Presenter and panelist at When Words Collide in Calgary, AB, Canada.
Friday 8/14, 4pm: “Publishing MG/YA” (panel)
Friday 8/14, 6pm: “Genres for Youth” (panel)
Saturday 8/15, 10am: “Where Story and Science Meet” (panel)
Saturday 8/15, 4pm: “Knock ‘Em Out: Writing Action Scenes” (presentation)
Saturday 8/15, 8pm: Autographing
Weds 8/19, 2pm: “Hard SF Movies” (panel)
Thurs 8/20, 2pm: “PG-13: Violence, Sex, and Teen Readers” (panel)
Thurs 8/20, 4pm: Writer’s Workshop (moderator)
Friday 8/21, 10am: “Creative Bio-engineering” (panel)
Friday 8/21, 12pm: “Hard SF for Teens” (panel)
Friday 8/21, 3pm: “Building A Better Tomorrow” (panel)
Saturday 8/22, 3pm: Autographing
Saturday 8/22, 4pm: “Diversity in YA and MG Fiction” (panel)
Sun 8/23, 11am: Reading
Oct 2-4 – PNBA Annual Tradeshow & Conference in Portland, OR.
Nov 6-8 – YALSA 2015 Symposium in Portland, OR
Nov 20-22 – Orycon 37 in Portland, OR