Sat April 28             What Makes a Life Worth Living? Memoirs of Love and Loss                                                                  Bay Area Book Festival, Berkeley, CA



2017-18                    Memoir Craft Classes and Workshops      

                                      Left Margin Lit, Berkeley, CA


May 20-21                    Guest Speaker, GoldLab Symposium

                                       Colorado Biosciences Association, Boulder, CO


 March 11                     Guest Author, The Craft of Writing                                                                                                                       UC Berkeley Extension, Berkeley, CA

March 24                     "Slowing Down for Stories" with Monica Wesolowska                                                                                         Hospital Grand Rounds, Kaiser Hospital, Richmond, CA

March 29                      Too Much Memoir? In Conversation with Katie Hafner and Frances Lefkowitz                                                    Berkeley Public Library Foundation, Berkeley, CA

April 15                         Guest Author, Writing in Process                                                                                                                          San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA

Oct. 1                            Guest Speaker, Akron Children's Hospital, Akron, OH


Feb. 8                            Berkeley Public Library 2014 Authors' Dinner, Berkeley, CA

Feb. 11                          NY Times Modern Love Event, Books Inc Opera Plaza, SF, CA

March 1                          "Resisting Rise, Fall, Resolve: Strategies for the Anti-Memoir" (AWP)

April 1                            LA Times Book Festival 2014

April 16                         Reading with Louise Aronson, The Booksmith, SF

July 28                          Acceptance of the Chautauqua Prize, Chautauqua Institute, NY

August 2                       Cystic Fibrosis Research Institute Conference, Redwood City, CA

Sept. 6                          Boston Children's Hospital Book Club, Boston, MA

Sept. 13                         Compassion and Choices (guest speaker)Boulder, CO 

Sept. 24                         Medical Humanities Grand RoundsUCSF Hospital,  San Francisco, CA      

Oct. 13                           Being with Death: The Art of Dying in the Modern Age                                

Oct. 16                           Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Guest Speaker, Los Angeles, CA  

Nov. 13                           Berkeley Public Library Book Group,  Berkeley, CA

Nov. 20                             Hospital Grand Rounds,  Kaiser Medical Center, Oakland, CA                                                                             


April 18th                          San Francisco Book Launch, The Booksmith, SF

April 19th                          Reading with Catherine Chung, The Seminary Coop, Chicago

April 26th                          East Bay Book Launch, Mrs. Dalloway's, Berkeley

May 1st                             Boulder Bookstore, Boulder, CO

May 2nd                            The Tattered Cover, Denver, CO

May 22nd                          Books Inc, Berkeley, CA

June 11th                          Kepler's, Menlo Park, CA

Sept. 9th                           Writers on Writing, guest speaker, SFSU, San Francisco, CA

Sept. 12th                         Why There Are Words Reading Series, Sausalito, CA

Oct. 13th                           Lit Quake Event - "Writing from Life"

Oct. 29th                           Doctors As Writers, Guest Speaker, UCSF, San Francisco, CA

Dec. 13th                           Veterans Writing Group, Veteran's Clinic, San Francisco, CA