Sept. 7, 2018
All day

National Federation of Press Women National Conference

Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

I will be sharing the story of From Under the Russian Snow at this gathering of professional journalists from all over the United States.

Aug. 21, 2018
2 p.m.

Atria Senior Living

707 Thayer Lane, Foster City, California 94404

After I talked about From Under the Russian Snow at the Foster City Library, I was invited to make the same presentation for the active seniors at Atria nearby.

Oct. 18, 2018
5-7 p.m.

Ashland, Oregon, chapter of American Association of University Women

Oregon State University in Ashland, Oregon

I will be joining a college professor from Japan to talk about Womanhood: Russia and Japan at the fall gathering of the Ashland AAUW.

Oct. 24, 2018
6:15 p.m.

Auburn, California, chapter of Kiwanis International

Sizzler Restaurant, 13570 Lincoln Way, Auburn, CA 95603

Auburn Kiwanis members and their spouses will be on hand for this presentation of the story of From Under the Russian Snow.

Nov. 7, 2018
5 p.m.

North Shore Library at Princeville, Kauai, Hawaii

4343 Emmalani Drive, Princeville, HI 96722

The Friends of the North Shore Library at Princeville on the Hawaiian island of Kauai will host a book event for From Under the Russian Snow with a booksigning, reading and talk.

Jan.  7, 2019
2 p.m.

Food for Thought

Peninsula Jewish Community Center, 800 Foster City Boulevard, Foster City, CA 94404

The Food for Thought discussion group at the PJCC has invited me for a booksigning, reading and talk about From Under the Russian Snow. The public is invited to attend; there's a $4 fee for non-PJCC members.

Jan.  16, 2019
5 p.m.

Tuolumne County Women's Network

Location to be determined

The Tuolumne County Women's Network has a special connection to From Under the Russian Snow since a large part of the memoir takes place in Tuolumne County, California.

From July through January, I will also be meeting with more than 20 book groups that have selected From Under the Russian Snow for their group discussions. If your club would like to invite me to  attend your book group discussion (in person or via FaceTime), email me here.