2017 Calendar Events

January 8, 2017
Book launch for "Piano Tide, a novel", Powell's Books, 1005 W. Burnside St., Portland, OR, 7:30 pm.

January 13, 2017 (tentative)
Performance of "A CALL TO LIFE: Variations on a Theme of Extinction", with Rachelle McCabe, concert pianist. Wild and Scenic Film Festival, Nevada City, CA. Details TBA.

January 20, 2017
Workshop, "Keep On, Strong Heart," 350 Eugene. First United Methodist Church, Eugene, OR.

January 20, 2017
Short reading, Our Earth: Love over Fear, Hi-Fi Music Hall, 44 E. 7th Ave, Eugene, OR, at 8:00pm

January 27, 2017
Reading and book signing for Piano Tide, with guitarist Linda Buckley. Hearthside Books, Nugget Mall, Juneau, AK. 6:00pm.

February 6, 2017
Keynote Address, Alaska Forum for the Environment, with singer/songwriter Libby Roderick and philosopher Kyle Powys Whyte. Anchorage, AK. For details, see www.akforum.org/afe.

February 6, 2017
Workshop and reading, Piano Tide. "The Work of a Writer in a World of Wounds." 49 Writers, Alaska. Anchorage, AK.

February 8–11, 2017
Associated Writing Programs (AWP) Meetings, Washington DC. Panel discussions: "Science in Fiction" (Feb. 9, 4:30, Rm 101, WCC) and "Animal Writing" (Feb. 10, 4:30, Archives, Marriott Marquis, L4).

  • Booksigning for Moral Ground at 11am on Thursday, February 9, at the Trinity UP booth.
  • Booksigning for "Piano Tide" on Friday, February 10. Details TBA.

February 17, 2017
Book event for "Piano Tide, A Novel". Paulina Springs Books, Sisters, OR, 7:00pm.

February 18, 2017
Book event for "Piano Tide, a novel". Sunriver Books, Sunriver, OR, 5:00pm.

February 25, 2017
MC, Evening with the Valve-Turners, Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, Corvallis, OR, 6:30pm.

March 6, 2017
Book launch for Piano Tide, A Novel. Powell's Books, 1005 W. Burnside St., Portland, OR, 7:30pm. Note: Updated date and time.

March 9, 2017
Keynote, "I Dreamed the Earth was Healed and Whole Again," Red Cedar River Celebration. University of Wisconsin, Stout, 12:10pm.

March 18, 2017
Workshop, “Keep On, Strong Heart,” Spring Creek Project, Oregon State University, LSC, 2:00-5:00pm.

April 7, 2017
Performance, “A Call to Life: Variations on a Theme of Extinctions,” with Rachelle McCabe, concert pianist, and a panel of scientists. Austin Auditorium, LaSells Stewart Center, Oregon State University, 7:00pm.

April 22 2017
Keynote, Terroir Creative Writing Festival, McMinnville, OR. Details at terroircreativewritingfestival.com.

April 24, 2017
Performance of "A CALL TO LIFE: Variations on a Theme of Extinction", with concert pianist Rachelle McCabe, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ.

April 28, 2017
Public lecture, "Great Tide Rising: Toward Clarity and Moral Courage in a Time of Planetary Change," Center for Compassion Studies and Institute for the Environment, University of Arizona.

April 29, 2017
Workshop, "Keep on Strong Heart – Clarity and Moral Courage in the Climate Fight," Center for Compassion Studies and Institute for the Environment, University of Arizona.

May 4, 2017
Public Reading, "Great Tide Rising: Toward Clarity and Moral Courage", Oregon Arts Commission reading, finalists for the Oregon Book Award, Astoria, Oregon.

May 12, 2017
Public Reading with John Daniel, Piano Tide and Great Tide Rising, Benefit for Tsunami Books, Eugene Oregon.

June 23–24, 2017
Visiting writer (craft talk, panel discussion, reading, informal conversations with all), Chuckanut Writers’ Conference, Whatcom Community College.

June 28, 2017
Public Conversation, “Desert Conversation,” with John Calderazzo, Oregon High Desert Museum, Bend, Oregon. 6pm.

September 3, 2017
Performance, “A Call to Life,” Northern Light Church, Juneau, AK, 4:00pm.

September 21, 2017
“Lasting Grace,” Memorial Service for Brian Doyle. First Congregational United Church of Christ, 1126 SW Park Ave., Portland. 7:00pm.

October 5, 2017
Public Lecture, “Great Tide Rising,” Salem Environmental Education Series. Louck Auditorium, Salem Library, Salem, Oregon. 7–8:00pm.

October 27, 2017
Reading from Piano Tide, Magic Barrel: Reading to Fight Hunger. Whiteside Theater, Corvallis, OR. Doors open at 6:30. Event begins at 7:00pm.

November 11, 2017
Public reading, Piano Tide. Astoria, OR. Details TBA.

November 12, 2017
Performance, Piano/Spoken Word, “A Call to Life: Variations on a Theme of Extinction.” Clatsop Community College Concert Hall, Astoria, OR. 4:00pm.

November 19, 2017
Holiday Book Sale, “Portland Wild Arts Festival,” Montgomery Park, 2701 NW Vaugh, Portland, OR. 11:00am to 5:00pm.

December 4 – 7, 2017
Retreat. Council for an Uncertain Human Future, Wonderwell Mountain Refuge, Springfield, New Hampshire.

December 1, 2017
Release of paperback version of Piano Tide.