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
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
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.
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