Upcoming Events

Sunday, September 3
Working Writers Brunch: Gardeners #90x90LA
Event with George Abe, Jose Rios and Sunny Seki
410 Boyd St.
Los Angeles, CA
(Parking available)

Sunday, October 1
Ladies of Intrigue
Sponsored by Mystery Ink
Embassy Suites by Hilton Santa Ana Orange County Airport
1325 E. Dyer Rd.
Santa Ana, CA
8 AM-3 PM

Saturday, October 7
Author Breakfast
Fullerton Readers Education Brunch
Alta Vista Country Club
Placentia, CA
8:30 AM-12:30 PM


Past Events

January 14
“The Human Story of Japanese Plants in California”
with Saburo Ishihara and Mary Ishihara Swanton of the San Gabriel Nursery
North American Japanese Garden Association
Descanso Gardens
La Cañada Flintridge, CA

January 15
Writers Resist Los Angeles
Beyond Baroque Literary Arts Center
681 Venice Blvd.
Venice, CA
1-4 PM

Saturday, January 28
Mysteries on the Menu
Cerritos Library
Cerritos, CA
Sold Out

Thursday, February 2
Novels/You Can’t Write About Us/Them
Co-sponsored by Sierra Madre Playhouse and Altadena Historical Society
Altadena Community Center
730 E. Altadena Dr.
Altadena, CA
7 PM

Thursday, February 9
75th Anniversary of Executive Order 9066
Cal State Dominguez Hills
1000 E. Victoria St.
Carson, CA
1-2 PM

Sunday, February 12
Japanese American Historical Society of San Diego
Pioneer Ocean View United Church of Christ
2550 Fairfield St.
San Diego, CA
1 PM

Saturday, March 18
“Heart to Heart”
Asian American Women Writers Series
Far East Lounge
353 E. First St.
Los Angeles, CA
3-6 PM

Sunday, March 19
Mystery Author Luncheon
With Daryl Gerber, Sheila Lowe and Sue Ann Jaffarian
Anaheim Public Library Foundation
Sheraton Park Hotel at the Resort Anaheim
1855 S. Harbor Blvd.
Anaheim, CA

Saturday, March 25
From Citizen to Suspects
Long Beach and Terminal Island Stories
Historical Society of Long Beach
4260 Atlantic Ave.
Long Beach, CA
3-5 PM

Saturday, April 1
Voices Rising
Stanford Asian American Alumni Summit 2017
Arrilaga Alumni Center
Stanford, CA

Saturday, April 8
Terminal Island: Lost Communities of Los Angeles Harbor
Talk with co-writer Geraldine Knatz
Katy Geissert Civic Center Library
Community Meeting Room
3301 Torrance Blvd.
Torrance, CA
2 PM

Wednesday, April 12
Nightingales Inn Author Series
Ashland, OR
Book Group (1 PM)
Library Talk (3:30 PM)
Literary Salon (5:30 PM)

Sunday, April 23
Los Angeles Times Festival of Books
11 AM to 12 noon: Mystery Ink (Booth #376)
12 noon to 2 PM: Angel City Press (Booth #119)
2 to 3 PM: Prospect Park Books (Booth #103)

Thursday, April 27
Architecture and Beyond: Terminal Island
Los Feliz Library
1874 Hillhurst Ave.
Los Angeles, CA
6:45 PM

Monday, May 15
“Japanese Americans on the Peninsula”
Presentation on Terminal Island
Discussion with Naomi Hamachi
Palos Verdes Library
701 Silver Spur Rd.
Rolling Hills Estates
6-8 PM

Saturday, May 20
LitFest Pasadena
Sunshine Noir panel
With Steph Cha, Adam Walker Phillips, Phoef Sutton and Gary Phillips moderating
2 PM

Thursday, May 25
Media Coverage of the Japanese American Incarceration and its Lessons for the Trump Era
Roundtable discussion co-sponsored by Los Angeles Times and Asian American Journalists Association Los Angeles chapter
Japanese American National Museum
100 N. Central Ave.
Los Angeles, CA
7 PM

Saturday, June 10
California Crime Writers Conference
Panel: "Hollywood Calls: Getting Your Work Adapted for Film and TV"
With Kate Carlisle, Hollie Overton and Naomi
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Los Angeles - Westside
Culver City, CA
10:30 AM

Thursday, June 15
Family Reunion Show
Disoriented Comedy
With host Naomi Ko, Pallavi Gunalan, Nathan Ramos, Jenny Yang, Tanha Dil, Vivian Martinez and Scott Okamoto
The Lyric Hyperion Theatre in Silverlake
Los Angeles, CA
8-10 PM

Wednesday, July 19
Mystery Writers
With Cara Black, Hannah Dennison and Kwei Quartey
Beverly Hills Library
Beverly Hills, CA
7 PM

Saturday, August 12
Sisters in Crime San Diego Chapter
Celebration of Sisters in Crime 30th Anniversary
Mysterious Galaxy
943 Balboa Ave #100
San Diego, CA
3 PM


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