Tuesday, June 28, 2022, 6:30-8:30 Pacific.

Book Release Party at Bogle–In Person. We’ll celebrate TOMBOY’s publication day at Bogle Winery with wine and heavy appetizers alongside Bogle’s beautiful Clarksburg vines. Signed copies of TOMBOY and COPY BOY will be available to purchase at the event. Shelley will share a little from her book and talk about how her family’s history working the land in the Great Depression got in her too, like the grit of the field, helping to shape her protagonist, Jane’s, life story. Bogle Winery Patio, 37783 Co Rd 144, Clarksburg, CA 95612. Tickets here: $25 per person/$20 wine club members.

Wednesday, June 29, 2022, 5:00-6:00 Pacific.

Cocktail Class and Chat—The Tomboy—Virtual. Mixologist Chantal Tseng will teach us how to craft her literary version of The Tomboy. When you register, you’ll receive a recipe and list of tools. One attendee will win free audiobooks of COPY BOY and TOMBOY. Eventbrite registration (free admission).

Thursday, June 30, 2022, 4:30-6:00 Pacific.

Reading and Book Signing at Capital Books–In Person. Chat, thanks, free wine and snacks. Giveaway prizes: signed paperbacks of COPY BOY AND TOMBOY, a moleskin notebook and Sarasa pen, and gift certificate for the dinner at Grange. Capital Books, 1011 K St, Sacramento, CA 95814.

TO BE RESCHEDULED–Due to a family emergency, I will sadly need to reschedule this event.

Reading and Conversation: Girls with Grit at Ruby’s Books–In Person. In conversation with Anara Guard, author of LIKE A COMPLETE UNKNOWN, Ruby’s Books, 724 Sutter St, Folsom, CA 95630, Folsom, CA.

TO BE RESCHEDULED–Due to a family emergency, I will sadly need to reschedule this event.

All About Voice at 916 Ink—In person. In conversation with author and 916 Ink Founder, Katie McCleary (BRIDGE THE GAP). Event details with free registration on Eventbrite.

August 26, 2022, 7:00-8:30 Pacific.

Stories on Stage Sacramento–In Person. Actors read excerpts from TOMBOY and from Catriona McPherson’s SCOT MIST. Tickets $10 at Eventbrite. The Clara Auditorium, 2420 N St Ste 110, Sacramento, CA 95816

September 8-12, 2022

BOUCHERCON, Minneapolis, MN


September 2020

September 23, San Ramon Book Club

September 3, Newport Beach Zoom Book Club

October 2020

October 16, 9:30-10:30, Virtual Bouchercon Panel: Speakeasies and Art Deco, A new type of sleuth. (Details TBA.)

October 24, LitCrawl, The Debut Revue. (Details TBA.)

October 24, Arden Dimick Book Club

November 2020

November 7, Co-Facilitating, So You Want to be an Author, six-session writers workshop through the National Steinbeck Center. (Details TBA.)

November 7, SoCal Book Club

November 30, Carmichael Book Club

December 2020

December 19, Interview with Sarah Meckler. (Details TBA.)

January 2021

January 16, Redwood Writers, Truth and Fiction. (Details TBA.)

February 2021

February 3, Presentation, The Gould Center, Claremont McKenna College.