Events

2016


We kick off the Mile High MFA's first January residency with a faculty/guest writer reading.
Regis University's Dayton Memorial Library, Denver
January 9, 7 p.m., free

1515 Race St., Denver
June 3-June 18

2015

A Celebration of Lucia Berlin's Selected Stories
I will celebrate my writing mentor Lucia Berlin with editor Stephen Emerson, Bobbie Louise Hawkins, Jennifer Dunbar Dorn, Keith Abbott, Staci Amend, Steve Katz, Erika Krouse and Peter Michelson
Boulder Book Store
1107 Pearl Street
October 13, 7:30 p.m., $5

1515 Race St., Denver
August 22, 2-4:30 p.m., $65 members, $75 non-members

with High Fiction, The Novelistas, Stories on Stage, Greg Hill, Matthew Taylor, Tuyet Nguyen and more!
The Oriental Theater, Denver
July 31, doors at 7 p.m., show at 8 p.m., $12, 18+

1515 Race St., Denver
June 5-June 19

I will teach six classes and participate on two panels at Lit Fest this year:

The Art of Literary Submission
Lighthouse Writers Workshop, Denver
Monday, June 8, 2-4:30 p.m.

with Andre Dubus III, Paula Younger, and Rachel Weaver
Lighthouse Writers Workshop, Denver
Monday, June 8, 8-9:30 p.m.

Lighthouse Writers Workshop, Denver
Tuesday June 9, 2-4:30 p.m.

Lighthouse Writers Workshop, Denver
Tuesday, June 9, 5-7:30 p.m.

Lighthouse Writers Workshop, Denver
Monday, June 15, 2-4:30 p.m.

Lighthouse Writers Workshop, Denver
Monday, June 15, 5-7:30 p.m.

w/ Seth Brady Tucker, Lynn Wagner and Amanda Rea
Lighthouse Writers Workshop, Denver
Tuesday, June 16, 12:30-1:45 p.m.

Lighthouse Writers Workshop, Denver
Tuesday, June 16, 2-4:30 p.m.

Funny Words: Writing Humor Under the Influence of Mary Roach
University of Denver
April 8 & 15, 6:30–8:30 p.m., Mary Roach P&P lecture, April 20, 7:30 p.m

University of Southern California
"Words Made Flesh: Reading and Response," a reading with my fellow USC Generations in Dialogue participants.
February 21, 3-4:15 p.m.

2014

Lighthouse Writers Studio
1515 Race St., Denver
Wednesdays, February 19 - March 12, 4-6 p.m.

Denver Post
101 W. Colfax Ave., Denver CO
Wednesday, April 2, 6 p.m.

With Laura Pritchett and Joel Warner
Lighthouse Writers Workshop, Denver
Monday, June 9, 12:30 p.m.

Lighthouse Writers Workshop, Denver
Monday, June 9, 5-7:30 p.m.

Lighthouse Writers Workshop, Denver
Tuesday, June 10, 2-4:30 p.m.

Lighthouse Writers Workshop, Denver
Tuesday, June 10, 5-7:30 p.m.

With Eleanor Brown, Ron Doyle and Monika Woods
Lighthouse Writers Workshop, Denver
Tuesday, June 17, 12:30 p.m.

With Steven Wingate, Amanda Rea, and Nicky Beer
Lighthouse Writers Workshop, Denver
Tuesday, June 17, 8-9:30 p.m.

Lighthouse Writers Workshop, Denver
Wednesday, June 18, 2-4:30 p.m.

Lighthouse Writers Workshop, Denver
Tuesday, June 18, 5-7:30 p.m.

Jefferson County Open School Guest Author Program
Jefferson County Open School, Arvada
December 10, 1 p.m.

2013

Web Presence for Writers Workshop
Boulder Writing Studio, 239 B Canyon Blvd., Boulder
Saturday, March 9, 4-6:30 p.m.

Freelance Writing
Boulder Writing Studio, 239 B Canyon Blvd., Boulder
Saturday, June 8, 3-5:30 p.m.

Lighthouse Writers Workshop Lit Fest
1515 Race St., Denver
June 2013

Lighthouse Writers Workshop, Denver
Monday, June 10, 2-4:30 p.m.

Lighthouse Writers Workshop, Denver
Monday, June 10, 5-7:30 p.m.

Lighthouse Writers Workshop, Denver
Tuesday, June 18, 2-4:30 p.m.

Lighthouse Writers Workshop, Denver
Wednesday, June 19, 5-7:30 p.m.

w/ Nick Arvin and Amanda Rea
Lighthouse Writers Workshop, Denver
Wednesday, June 19, 8-9:30 p.m.

2012

8-Week Novel Writing Workshop
Boulder Writing Studio, Boulder
Mondays, beginning January 24, 6:15-8:30 p.m.

Longmont Library
April 13, 2-5 p.m., free

Boulder Writing Studio, Boulder
April 23, 6-8:30 p.m., $53

Reading with poet Chip Livingston
Vic's Espresso, 4770 Table Mesa Dr., Boulder
May 10, 7 p.m., free

Lighthouse Writers Workshop, Denver
I'll be teaching classes and doing a panel discussion and a reading:

June 4, 2-4:30 p.m.

June 6, 5-7:30 p.m.

June 15, 12 p.m.

with Eleanor Brown, Sandra Bond, and Shari Cauldron
June 15, 1-2:30 p.m.

Billings, Montana
October 20, 2012

Boulder Writing Studio, 239 B Canyon Blvd., Boulder
Friday, November 30th, 6:00-8:30 p.m.

2011

Blog Tour

In 2011, I wrote guest posts for websites including The Huffington Post, Largehearted Boy, New West, Craig Lancaster's A Mind Adrift in the West, Montana Public Radio's The Write Question, Three Guys One Book, and more. Here are the links:

A Mind Adrift in the West
March 2

The Huffington Post, Denver
March 4

Largehearted Boy
March 15

The Write Question
Interview with Chérie Newman on Montana Public Radio
March 24

New West
March 28

KUVO's R&B Jukebox
An interview with Easy Bill, who spun a Ringer-themed setlist.
Saturday, April 2, 8 p.m.

Three Guys One Book
An essay for their "When We Fell in Love" series
April 6

Tattered Cover Blog - Between The Covers
April 8

Janet Skeslien Charles
May 15

Fiction Writers Review
June 23

Embracing Creativity
January 5

910 Arts
910 Santa Fe Boulevard, Denver
Saturday, February 19, 7 p.m.
Participating in the Lighthouse Writer's Workshop's "The Story of a Book" with authors Harrison Fletcher, 
Eleanor Brown, and Jackie St. Joan.

Denver Woman's Press Club
Monday, March 21, 5:30 p.m.

Denver, CO
Friday, April 8, 7:30 p.m.
Come celebrate the Rockies' opening week at this baseball-themed book launch for The Ringer!

Boulder, CO
Wednesday, April 27, 7:30 p.m.

Barnes & Noble
Greenwood Village, CO
8555 E. Arapahoe Rd.
Saturday, May 7, 11 a.m.- 2 p.m.

Lighthouse Lit Fest
Teaching two craft seminars on Monday, June 13
Envisioning the Novel, 5-7:30 p.m.
Ferril House, Denver CO
Monday, June 13

Gypsy House Café Reading Series
279 Marion St., Denver
Thursday, June 30, 7:30 p.m.

University of Denver Summer Publishing Institute
Panel discussion about publishing a novel with Cathy Langer, David Wroblewski & Eleanor Brown
July 14, 6-9 p.m.

Boulder Writers Workshop
Paradise Bakery, Boulder, CO
Craft Discussion: Envisioning Your Novel
Saturday, July 16, 9:30 a.m., $10

Englewood Public Library
Englewood, CO
1000 Englewood Pkwy.
Monday, July 18, 6:30 p.m.

Boulder Public Library
1001 Arapahoe Avenue, Boulder, CO
Discussion of The Ringer with the Women of the West book club--all are welcome!
Saturday, August 13, 10 a.m.

Boulder, CO
Thursday, September 8, 7 p.m., $7-$10

Boulder Book Store
Mondays, beginning September 12, 6-8 p.m.

Missoula, MT
October 6-8

Schlessman Family Branch, Denver, CO
October 22, 2 p.m.

2010  

Friday, April 9 – Moderating the panel "To West or Not to West," Colorado Convention Center, Room 111, 9 a.m.

Saturday, April 10 – Participating on the panel "Homing In: Migration as Place," Colorado Convention Center, Room 107, 12 p.m.

Denver Notre Dame Alumni Club Reading
Good Shepherd Catholic Church, Denver 
Friday, November 5
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