Spring Quarter 2018: Introduction to Memoir Writing, Seattle Central College. Six Monday nights: April 9 – May 14, 6:15–7:45 pm. Registration opens February 20.
October 7: Claiming Your Voice, Writing Your Life: Tools for Memoir Writers, Write on the Sound Conference, Edmonds, WA.
Sept 27-Nov 1: Introduction to Memoir Writing, Seattle Central College.
September 7: “The Shelter of Words:” a reading with Maine Poet Dana Robbins, Columbia City Gallery, Seattle.
August 11: Her Beautiful Brain: reading, Richmond Beach Library.
July 25: Her Beautiful Brain: reading, Renton Library.
June 17: Her Beautiful Brain: reading, Kenmore Library.
Spring: Introduction to Memoir Writing class, Seattle Central College.
April 13, Zona Intangible screening, Ethnografilm Festival, Paris
January 5, 6: Zona Intangible screenings, Vashon Film Society
November 30: Zona Intangible screening, Northwest Film Forum.
October 1: Zona Intangible festival debut: Seattle Latino Film Festival, Varsity Theatre.
September 30: “Picturing a Life,” with Rustin Thompson; part of the Frye Art Museum‘s workshop on creating legacy stories.
September 18: “Seattle Speaks with Ashton Applewhite about Age Equality,” reader.
June 9: It’s About Time Reading Series, Seattle Public Library.
April 23: Mt. Baker Park Presbyterian Church, Seattle, 7pm. Literary New Works night: reading from The Observant Doubter, a work-in-progress..
January- February: Hugo House class: “Brain Trust: Writing about the Brain”
December 5: Write-o-rama at Hugo House: a preview version of my “Brain Trust” class.
November 28: Griffin Bay Bookstore, Friday Harbor, WA
October 22, Keynote Speaker, Full Life Care Benefit Breakfast, Seattle
October 13: “Dies Librorum,” The Book Haven, Salida, Colorado
October 9: guest speaker, The Sunset Club, Seattle
September 18: “What We Say Matters: The Power of Words in Creating Elder-Friendly Futures,” closing keynote, the University of Washington Elder Friendly Futures Conference, Lynnwood Convention Center.
September 1, “The Accidental Advocate,” a talk at Horizon House, Seattle. Free and open to the public.
June 21, University Book Store, Seattle, the Alzheimer’s Association’s Longest Day write-and-readathon.
May 27-29: She Writes Press booth, BookExpo America, New York
May 26: Her Beautiful Brain reading, Book Culture, 450 Columbus Ave., New York
April 30: Her Beautiful Brain reading, The Regulator Bookshop, Durham, North Carolina
April 1: Her Beautiful Brain reading and discussion, St. James Cathedral, Seattle
March 23-25: Alzheimer’s Advocacy Week, Washington, D.C.
Feb-March: Intro to Memoir Writing class, Seattle Central College.
March 6, 7pm: Group reading: new work, Mt. Baker Park Presbyterian Church, 3201 Hunter Blvd. South, Seattle.
February 12: Her Beautiful Brain reading, Ravenna Third Place Books.
October 28: Her Beautiful Brain reading, Village Books, Bellingham.
October 23: Her Beautiful Brain reading, Book Passage, San Francisco.
September 25: Keynote speaker, Alzheimer’s Caregiver Conference, Tacoma.
September 29: Her Beautiful Brain reading, Broadway Books, Portland, OR.
June 5: with Collin Tong, editor, Into the Storm: Journeys with Alzheimer’s, and Bob LeRoy, Alzheimer’s Association, University Methodist Church, Seattle
May 30: Screening of Quick Brown Fox: an Alzheimer’s Story and talk: South Sound Alzheimer’s Council Caregiver Conference, Olympia
May 16: Alzheimer’s Association Regional Conference, author’s table. WA State Convention Center, Seattle
April 7-May 12: Memoir Writer’s Workshop, Seattle Central Community College. Six Monday nights. Non-credit.
May 1 Ravenna Third Place Books, 6504 20th NE, Seattle, Into the Storm authors
April 27 Plymouth Congregational Church, 6th and Seneca, Seattle, Into the Storm authors
March 16 Elliott Bay Book Company, with Into the Storm authors
February 28 AWP Seattle, with Minerva Rising Journal authors
February 27 Frye Art Museum/AWP Seattle, Witnessing Dementia, with Tess Gallagher, Holly Hughes, Esther Altshul Helfgott and others
February 26 Ravenna Third Place Books/AWP Seattle, with Goddard MFA Published Writers
February 18 Tyler Gallery, SUNY Oswego, visiting artist: screening and Q&A, Quick Brown Fox: an Alzheimer’s Story + classroom seminars
January 6–February 3: Intro to Memoir Writing class, Seattle Central College’s Continuing Education Program