January 30th, 7:00 PM, Tell It On Tuesday, The Marsh
Solo music performance, opening for monologists, Berkeley, CA


March 12th, 8:00 AM, Wisconsin Public Radio
Talking about college grading (includes a call in segment; ask and I’ll try to answer), Madison, WI


April 26th, 12:00 PM, Private Event, Campbell, CA


May 2nd and 3rd, 7:30 PM, Showcase of Fordlandia opera
Fort Worth Opera Frontiers program, Fort Worth, TX




June 11th, 6:00 PM, Private Event, Foster City, CA


July 9th-10th, University of Wisconsin
Lecture and discussion, Madison, WI




March 3rd, 12:00 PM, UC Santa Cruz
Lecture and discussion, Santa Cruz, CA


April 3rd, 3:00 PM, Palo Alto Public Library Literary Festival
Reading and discussion, Rinconada Library, 1213 Newell Rd., Palo Alto, CA


April 8th, 8:00 PM, Private Event, Newport Beach, CA


April 12th, 7:30 PM, Private Event, Saratoga, CA


April 17th, 12:00 PM, Private Event, Chicago, IL


May 24th, 8:00 PM, Private Event, Palo Alto, CA


May 31st, 7:00 PM, Tell It On Tuesday, The Marsh
Solo music performance, opening for monologists, Berkeley, CA




January 13th, 6:30 PM, Recycle Bookstore

Reading/Discussion, Campbell, CA


January 22nd, 7:00 PM, Kol Emeth Synagogue

Reading/Discussion, Palo Alto, CA


February 8th, 4:00 PM, Jewish Science Author Fair, Peninsula JCC,

Lecture/Signing, Foster City, CA


February 24th, 7:00 PM, Tell It On Tuesday, The Marsh

Solo music performance, Berkeley, CA

(I open for some storytellers; probably all original songs)


February 28th, 12:00 PM, AAUW Tech Trek Fundraiser, Michael’s Shoreline,

Panel Discussion, Mountain View, CA


March 8th, 10:30 AM, Sitzfleisch 101, Kol Emeth
Class on how to start and finish big writing projects, Palo Alto, CA


March 11th, 8:00 PM, National Jewish Book Awards
Awards Ceremony for all 2014 Winners, New York, NY


March 15th, 4:00 PM, Beth Am Synagogue

Reading/Signing, Los Altos Hills, CA


May 2nd, 12:00 PM, California Bookstore Day Mad Tea Party, The Booksmith

Signing/Schmoozing, San Francisco, CA


May 2nd, 4:00 PM, California Bookstore Day Party, Books Inc.

Reading/Schmoozing/Signing, Palo Alto, CA


May 8th, 12:00 PM, Friends of American Writers Awards Luncheon, Fortnightly Club

Reading/Signing, Chicago, IL


May 9th, 3:00 PM, Seminary Co-op

In Conversation with Paul Green/Signing, Chicago, IL


May 12th, 1:00 PM, Community Tuesday Lecture, Oshman JCC

Lecture/Signing, Palo Alto, CA


June 28th, 8:00 AM, American Library Association Annual Conference, Moscone Center (book signing at Penguin booth at 11:30 AM)

Lecture/Signing, San Francisco, CA


August 26th, 6:00 PM, Private Event, Los Altos, CA


August 27th, 7:30 PM, Private Event, Palo Alto, CA


August 30th, 7:00 PM, Private Event, Palo Alto, CA


September 17th, 6:00 PM, Local Author Library Meet and Greet
Schmoozefest, Palo Alto, CA


October 18th, 1:00 PM, Private Event, Los Altos, CA


October 23rd, 3:00 PM, University of Wisconsin, Department of Physics and Wisconsin Book Festival
Lecture/Discussion, Madison, WI


November 14th, 10:30 AM, Private Event, Los Gatos, CA


November 15th, 10:30 AM, Private Event, Berkeley, CA


November 22nd, 10:00 AM, Private Event, Seattle, WA


November 22nd, 6:30 PM, Vancouver Jewish Book Festival
Lecture/Reading/Discussion, Vancouver, BC


November 28th, 11:00-11:30 AM, Books Inc. Small Business Saturday
Sign my books/Recommend others, Palo Alto, CA




August 17th, 3:00 PM, Litquake Palo Alto

Debut Novelist Panel, Oshman JCC, Palo Alto, CA


September 3rd, 7:00 PM, Books Inc.

Reading/Discussion/Book Launch Party!, Palo Alto, CA


September 6th, 7:00 PM, Third Place Books

Reading/Discussion, Ravenna Store, Seattle, WA


September 7th, 11:00 AM, Congregation Beth Israel

Reading/Discussion, Bellingham, WA


September 8th, 7:30 PM, Powell’s Books

Reading/Discussion, Hawthorne Store, Portland, OR


September 9th, 7:00 PM, Highland Park Public Library

Reading/Discussion, Highland Park, IL


September 10th, 7:00 PMBoswell Books

Interview, co-sponsored with the UWM Stahl Center, Milwaukee, WI


September 11th, 7:00 PM, Regulator Bookshop

Reading/Discussion, Durham, NC


September 12th, Quail Ridge Books

Stock Signing (no reading, but you’ll be able to buy signed books at your convenience), Raleigh, NC


September 13th, 7:00 PM, Curious Iguana

Reading/Discussion, Frederick, MD


September 14th, 7:00 PM, Kramerbooks
Reading/Discussion, Washington, DC


September 15th, 7:00 PM, Book Passage

Reading/Discussion, Corte Madera, CA


September 16th, 7:00 PM, Vroman’s Books

Reading/Discussion, Pasadena, CA


September 18th, 7:30 PM, Warwick’s Books

Reading/Discussion, La Jolla, CA


October 11th, 7:30 PM, Litquake

Modern Tales of the Heartland Panel, Emerald Tablet, San Francisco, CA


October 17th, 11:30 AM, Towne Center Books

Lunch/Discussion, Pleasanton, CA


October 23rd, 7:00 PM, Jewish Community Library
Reading/Discussion, San Francisco, CA


October 24th, 7:00 PM, NCIBA Fall Trade Show

Signing, Meet & Greet with Booksellers, San Francisco, CA


November 14th, 8:00 PM, Books & Books

Reading/Discussion, Coral Gables, FL


November 17th, 7:00 PM, Inkwood Books

Reading/Discussion, Tampa, FL


November 29th, 11:00 AM, Towne Center Books

Small Business Saturday (I’ll be recommending other people’s books and signing my own), Pleasanton, CA


November 29th, 1:00 PM, Books Inc.

Small Business Saturday (I’ll be recommending other people’s books and signing my own), Palo Alto, CA


November 29th, 3:00 PM, BookSmart

Small Business Saturday (I’ll be recommending other people’s books and signing my own), Morgan Hill, CA


December 10th, 9:30 AM

Private Book Club, Palo Alto, CA


December 13th, 10:00 AM, West Coast Live Radio Show

Healdsburg, CA

(streams live on KALW and is broadcast on a bunch of NPR-type stations across the country)


December 15th, 5:00 PM, Alexander Book Co. (a quick walk from Moscone Center)

Reading/discussion, San Francisco, CA

(special event for geophysicists, since this is during AGU Meeting week in SF; but others are, of course, welcome)