Works in Progress

WHERE LIGHT TAKES ITS COLOR FROM THE SEA: A California Notebook

With a Foreword by Alan Cheuse, to be published by Heyday Books, Berkeley, April 2008

THE LITERATURE OF CALIFORNIA, Volume Two,

(co-edited with Jack Hicks, Maxine Hong Kingston, and Al Young), University of California Press, Berkeley. Publish date to be announced.

BIRD OF ANOTHER HEAVEN

Trade paperback edition from Anchor Books, April 2008


Events

ENVISIONING CALIFORNIA CONFERENCE  2008,  Sacramento

Friday, Sept. 19, 1:45 - 3:15, The Written Word:  A Conversation with
James D. Houston (hosted by Terry Beers), Sacramento Conference Center,
14th and L Streets.
Sponsored by the Center for California Studies, this year's conference
theme is "The Arts of the Golden State"

CYPRESS COLLEGE,  Visiting Writer

Tuesday, October 7, 11:30 a.m., Writing About California's Crossroads Culture.
9200 Valley View, Cypress, California

ROBERT LAXALT DISTINGUISHED WRITER

Wednesday, October 22, 7 p.m., Talk and reading, University of Nevada, Reno.
Sponsored by the Reynolds School of Journalism

BOOKGROUP EXPO

San JoseSaturday, October 25.  San Jose Convention Center, Market St. at San Carlos

ALBANY READS SNOW MOUNTAIN PASSAGE

Sunday, October 26, 2 p.m., Talk and Reading, Albany Community Center.
Albany is the fourth California community to adopt this novel.

2009

SOUTH PASADENA PUBLIC LIBRARY

Tuesday, May 12, 7 p.m.,  Discussing and reading from Snow Mountain
Passage and Bird of Another Heaven, in the Library's Authors' Series.
 1100 Oxley Street, South Pasadena, California

MOUNT SAN ANTONIO COLLEGE,   Visiting Writer

Wednesday, May 13, Noon talk and reading. 
1100 North Grand Avenue, Walnut, California

SQUAW VALLEY COMMUNITY OF WRITERS,  Olympic Valley

August 1 - 8,  Workshops and reading

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