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News and Upcoming Events

My novel, Gifted, will be published April 11,2017 by Counterpoint Press.  I'm reading that evening in the Browsing Room in Knight Library, University of Oregon.  That and other events are listed below, with more to follow.

This book has been a long time coming....

2006: jotted a few notes
2009: began drafting
2013: first complete draft, very bad
2015: second complete draft, not much better
2016: third complete draft...ding!

More to follow...

The following readings and appearances are scheduled.

Windfall Reading

Location: Eugene Public Library
City: ,
Date: February 21, 2017
Time: 6:00 PM

PNBA Authors on the Map Happy Hour

Location: Red Lion Inn 909 Hayden Island Drive
City: Portland,
Date: April 4, 2017
Meet and Greet with NW Booksellers
Brian Juenemann

Gifted: LAUNCH READING in Eugene!

Location: Knight Library Browsing Room
City: University of Oregon,
Date: April 11, 2017
Time: 7:00 PM
Reading, Q and A, Gifted sales and signing.
Information: Laura, Event Coordinator

Gifted: Corvallis Launch

Location: Grass Roots Books & Music
City: 227 SW 2nd St.,
Date: April 14, 2017
Time: 7:00 PM
Reading, Q and A, signing.
Sponsored by the Spring Creek Project
Mary Jensen, Events Coordinator events@grbookstore.com

An Evening with John Daniel and Garth Stein

Location: Fern Ridge Library
City: Veneta, Oregon
Date: April 21, 2017
Time: 7:00 PM
A benefit for Fern Ridge Library
Readings and conversation
Adult refreshments available for purchase.
Colin Rea, Library Director

Gifted: LAUNCH READING in Portland

Location: Powell's City of Books
City: 1005 W. Burnside St.,
Date: April 25, 2017
Time: 7:30 PM
Reading, Q and A, signing.
Jeremy Garber, Events Coordinator
503.228.4651 ext 5855

John Daniel and Kathleen Dean Moore

Location: Tsunami Books
City: Eugene,
Date: May 12, 2017
Readings and conversation by the authors of Gifted and The Piano Tide.

A benefit for Tsunami Books

Information to follow...

Gifted: Reading at Broadway Books

Location: 1714 NE Broadway
City: Portland,
Date: May 24, 2017
Time: 7:30 PM
Reading, Q and A, signing.

Sally McPherson

Squaw Valley Community of Writers

Location: Squaw Valley
City: , California
Date: July 9, 2017
The oldest writing conference in the American West, July 9-17, 2017.

I'll be teaching creative nonfiction workshops.