Reception and talk with Russian journalists
Regional Press Institute, St. Petersburg, Russia
My dear friend Anna Sharogradskaya, director of the Regional Press Institute, is gathering Russian journalists (some of whom I worked with in 1995 as the United States Information Agency's Journalist-in-Residence in Russia) for this event.
St. Petersburg International Women's Club
English-Speaking Institute, St. Petersburg, Russia
Rachel Norniella, the wife of the United States Consulate in St. Petersburg, planned this book talk for the consulate's residence before the consulate was closed in April. Many thanks to Rachel for arranging for it to go on in another venue.
American Women's Organization
Ritz-Carlton Hotel, Moscow, Russia
This group of American women living the ex-pat life in Moscow have invited me to talk about my experiences as an ex-pat working across the eleven time zones of Russia in 1995.
Newcomers Club of San Mateo County
To be determined
I will be talking about From Under the Russian Snow, reading and signing books at this group of newcomers to the San Francisco Peninsula.
Foster City Village Lunch and Learn
Teen Room, Foster City Library, 1000 E Hillsdale Blvd, Foster City, CA 94404
I will be talking about From Under the Russian Snow, reading and signing books at this Villages Lunch and Learn event.
Indiana University Russian Studies Program
To be determined
Again, I have Anna Sharogradskaya to thank for arranging this book presentation at Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana, where Anna teaches each summer.
National Federation of Press Women National Conference
I will be sharing the story of From Under the Russian Snow at this gathering of professional journalists from all over the United States.
San Mateo County Fair Literary Stage
Expo Hall, Fine Arts Galleria, San Mateo County Event Center, San Mateo CA
I will be participating on the Winners' Panel of the Literary Stage at 2 p.m. and then reading an excerpt of From Under the Russian Snow between 4 and 5 p.m. I'll also be selling and signing books all afternoon.