News & Events

September 15, 2022: Will be signing at the new Bellevue Barnes & Noble on September 28, 5-7pm. Details.

August 11, 2022: Worldcon schedule (in Chicago):
Thu Sep 1, 1pm CDT Nonviolent Revolution
Fri Sep 2, 5:30pm CDT Autographing
Sat Sep 3, 1pm CDT Libraries in SFF
Sat Sep 3, 2:30pm CDT Reading with Michael Zapata and Marie Croak
Sat Sep 3, 5:30pm CDT The Hollow Earth and Other "SF Before SF"
February 3, 2022: Boskone schedule (virtual):
Fri Feb 18, 4pm ET Modernizing Fantastic Fiction
Fri Feb 18, 9:30pm ET Reading
Sat Feb 19, 4pm ET Autofiction: the Art of Fictional Autobiography
Sat Feb 19, 9pm ET When Mushrooms Attack
November 6, 2021: Worldcon schedule (in D.C.):
Thu Dec 16, 7pm ET Archaeological Fact in Historical Fiction
Fri Dec 17, 10am ET Introducing the Hugo Award for Best Video Game
Fri Dec 17, 11:30am ET Reading with Alex Shvartsman
Sat Dec 18, 1pm ET Signing
Sat Dec 18, 4pm ET From Grimm to Disney and Back: The Changing Fae
July 6, 2021: On Saturday, July 17 at 7am, I'll be on a virtual panel for Literary Cleveland Incubator with some excellent writers. Register.

On Sunday, July 18 at 5pm, I'll be at Totem Lake Barnes and Noble with other wonderful writers who published books during the past year, having a book unbirthday party for us all.

Doing a kaffeeklatsch and reading at Readercon in August.
April 13, 2021: Well, I was at ICFA. Next online reading will be on May 13, 2021 with the Seattle Public Library, along with Allison Green and Sylvia Byrne Pollack. Register.
Book launch events and conventions, Feb-Mar 2021
All times PST except linked Boskone schedule.
Italics indicate events only available with a conference registration.
Registration links to be added when I have them.

Tues Feb 2, 6pm PST With Ken Liu at University Bookstore (Seattle) Register
Wed Feb 3, 7pm PST With Matt Bell at Aunties Bookstore (Spokane) Register
Wed Feb 10, 7pm PST With Karen Joy Fowler at Grass Roots Books (Corvallis) Register
Fri Feb 12, 7pm PST With Ted Chiang at Third Place Books (Seattle) Register
Feb 12-13, various Boskone Schedule
Wed Mar 3, 4pm PST With Sam J. Miller at Belmont Books (Boston) Register
Sat Mar 6, 8am PST AWP with Usman Malik and S.A. Jones
December 15, 2020:On Fragile Waves has received three starred reviews from Foreword Reviews, Library Journal, and Booklist so far (see Press), as well as a whole lot of kind words from kind people. I'm also working on a libretto for the Seattle Opera.
July 15, 2020: Redesigned the website. Hope you like it. For CoNZealand Worldcon, I'll be at the following:
Thursday, July 30, 15:00 NZST Kaffeeklatsch
Friday, July 31, 14:30 NZST Reading
Saturday, Aug 1, 15:00 NZST From Kuttner to Pratchett: Humour in Science Fiction and Fantasy
December 4, 2019: Forthcoming next year: the novel!! Also, I'll be reading at University Bookstore on January 17, 2020 as part of the Best of Uncanny launch.
July 31, 2019: I'll be attending Dublin Worldcon, August 15-19, 2019:
Friday 3pm Modern Fairy Tales
Friday 5pm Time Loops (moderating)
Saturday 7pm Reading
October 29, 2018: I'll be reading and on panel at AWP in Portland, March 27-30, 2019:
Friday 9am Eco-Fabulism: Five Years Later
Saturday 10:30am Women of Pacific Northwest Science Fiction and Fantasy: A Reading
June 2018: On July 1, I'll have the honor of interviewing Yoon Ha Lee at the Wing Luke Museum at 1pm. I'll also be one of several panelists at Burien Public Library's discussion of SF at 7pm on July 17.
February 22, 2018: I will be attending Norwescon 41 at SeaTac, March 29-April 1:
Friday 1:30pm Reading
Friday 4pm Writer Talk: Rejection is a Harsh Mistress
Saturday 10am Writer Talk: Dig That Rhythm
Saturday 3pm Mass Autograph Session
Saturday 6pm What Responsibility Do We Have As Writers?
Sunday 2pm Tools of the Trade: Worldbuilding (moderating)
December 14, 2017: I am the joyful, grateful beneficiary of the generosity of Artist Trust and Mr. Gar LaSalle, as well as unearned but abounding grace from God, and pleased to acknowledge their critical support for my work.