2014

JANUARY

Transformational Grief Retreat
Villa Ojai, California
Weekend of January 24, 2014

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February

PEN CENTER Presents LA Stories (Reading)
Hollywood Forever Cemetery, Los Angeles
February 1, 2014 8pm

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March

Bookmania!
Martin County, Florida
Weekend of March 8, 2014

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April

Write. Doe Bay
Weekend Writing Workshop
Orcas Island, WA
Weekend of April 11, 2014

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MAY

Motherless Daughters Conference
Workshop
Los Angeles, CA
May 10, 2014

More details to be announced.

SummerWords Conference
Workshop, Lecture, Panel Discussion
Sacramento, CA
May 31, 2014

More details to be announced.

JUNE

WWLA Writing Conference
Workshop & Panel Discussion
Los Angeles, CA
June 28, 2014

More details to be announced.

OCTOBER

Write. Doe Bay
Weekend Writing Workshop
Orcas Island, WA
Weekend of October 10, 2014

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Past Events…

2013

JANUARY

Reading & Signing
The Georgia Center for the Book
Decatur Library, Atlanta
January 8, 7pm

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2012 

DECEMBER

Reading & Signing
City Lit Bookstore
Logan Square, Chicago
December 20, 7pm

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SEPTEMBER

Reading & Signing
Melbourne Writers’ Festival
Federation Square, Melbourne Australia
August 31, 10AM

Memoir: Fact or Fiction (Seminar)
Melbourne Writers’ Festival
Federation Square, Melbourne Australia
September 1, 1PM (ACMI Studio 1)

The Art of Memoir (Seminar)
Melbourne Writers’ Festival
Federation Square, Melbourne Australia
September 2, 10AM (The Wheeler Centre)

Friendly Meet-Up
Sydney
Botanic Gardens Cafe, Sydney Australia
September 3, 11AM

Meet the Author Night
Brisbane Writers’ Festival
Cultural Precinct, Brisbane Australia
September 5, 7PM (Venue TBA) (RSVP to alourigan@metropolitanfunerals.com.au  if you’d like to attend this)

Dark Themes (Seminar)
Brisbane Writers’ Festival
Cultural Precinct, Brisbane Australia
September 8, 10AM (Venue TBA)

Mothers and Their Families (Seminar)
Brisbane Writers’ Festival
Cultural Precinct, Brisbane Australia
September 8, 2:30PM (Venue TBA)

Workshop: The Craft of Memoir (I’m Teaching!)
Brisbane Writers’ Festival
Cultural Precinct, Brisbane Australia
September 9, 12PM (Venue TBA)

West Hollywood Book Fair
Panel: Memoir: To Be Announced
West Hollywood Library, Los Angeles
September 30, 2012

AUGUST

Reading & Signing
Melbourne Writers’ Festival
Federation Square, Melbourne Australia
August 31, 10AM (Yarra Building)

JUNE

Baby Number 2 is Due!                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   June 15

MAY

Pen on Fire/Writers on Writing
Writers Salon with Barbara DeMarco-Barrett
Corona del Mar, California                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   May 15, 2012 7:00pm

Reading & Signing: Wedding Cake for Breakfast Anthology
Barnes & Noble, Santa Monica, CA
May 31, 2012 at 7pm

APRIL

TNB Literary Experience
Los Angeles, CA
April 19th

Los Angeles Times Festival of Books
Panel: Memoir: The Ties That Bind (with Samantha Dunn, Benjamin Busch, Alexandra Styron, & Mark Whitaker)
USC Campus Los Angeles, CA
April 21st, 10:30AM

Reading & Signing
Pages Bookstore, Manhattan Beach California
April 26, 2012 7:00pm

MARCH

AWP Conference 
Panel: What about Blog?: How Blogging Can Propel Your Career and Polish Your Craft
Chicago, IL
March 1, 2012 3-4:15pm

Reading & Signing
Women & Children First Book Store, Chicago, IL
March 1, 2012 7:30pm

Reading & Signing
The Book Stall, Winnetka, IL
March 2, 2012 6:30pm

Reading & Signing
Brookline Booksmith, Boston, MA
March 5, 2012 7:00pm

Reading & Signing
Books Inc, Palo Alto, CA
March 20, 2012 7:00pm

Reading & Signing
Books Inc., San Francisco, CA
March 22, 2012 7:00pm


FEBRUARY 

The Rules of Inheritance Launch Event

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Book Soup, Los Angeles, CA                                                                                                                                                                                                                        February 3, 2012

Reading & Signing
Barnes & Noble, New York City
February 15, 2012

Reading & Signing
Warwick’s Bookstore, La Jolla, CA
February 21, 2012 at 7:30pm

Reading & Signing
Barnes & Noble, Santa Monica, CA
February 23, 2012 at 7pm