Upcoming Events

Friday, April 20 - This event has been canceled
A Special Evening with Naomi Hirahara
Storrier Stearns Japanese Garden
270 Arlington Dr.
Pasadena, CA
6-8 PM

April 21-22
Los Angeles Times Festival of Books
USC
Los Angeles, CA
Panel: Saturday, 10:30 AM: "Crime Fiction: Trouble in Paradise" with K.J. Howe, Lee Goldberg, Naomi & Stuart Woods
Signing schedule: Saturday: 1-2 PM: Mystery Writers of America SoCal Booth #376
2-3 PM: Heyday Books Booth #113 (Life After Manzanar)
3-4 PM: Mysterious Galaxy Booth #368
Sunday: 10:30-11:20 AM: Kinokuniya Booth #084
2:30-3:30 PM: Prospect Park Books Booth #103
4-5 PM: Sisters in Crime L.A. Booth #367

April 28-29
Life After Manzanar launch
Manzanar Pilgrimage
Manzanar National Historic Site
Saturday: Signing
Sunday, 11 AM: Presentation

Thursday, May 3
Hiroshima Boy Presentation in conjunction with Asian Pacific Heritage Month
Pasadena Public Library
Donald Wright Auditorium
285 E. Walnut St.
Pasadena, CA
2 PM

Saturday, May 5
Life After Manzanar presentation with co-writer Heather Lindquist
Bainbridge Island, WA
Location and time TBA

Sunday, May 6
Life After Manzanar presentation with co-writer Heather Lindquist
Co-sponsored by Densho
Seattle Central Library
Seattle, WA
2 PM

Saturday, May 19
LitFest Pasadena
Writing Fictional Mysteries in the Era of Alt-Facts 
Pasadena Playhouse Friendship Room
Pasadena, CA
4:15 PM

Tuesday, May 22
Life After Manzanar presentation with co-writer Heather Lindquist and foreword writer Art Hansen
Santa Monica Reads Program celebrating FAREWELL TO MANZANAR
Santa Monica Public Library
601 Santa Monica Blvd.
Santa Monica
7 PM

Saturday, June 2
Signing Hiroshima Boy
Torrance Public Library
Civic Center Library
Torrance, CA
2 PM

Sunday, June 10
A Scent of Flowers: History of the Southern California Flower Market
Santa Monica Reads Program celebrating FAREWELL TO MANZANAR
Santa Monica Public Library
601 Santa Monica Blvd.
Santa Monica
2 PM

Sunday, June 10
Santa Cruz Noir
L.A. Launch
Skylight Books
1818 N Vermont Ave.
Los Angeles, CA
5 PM

Saturday, June 15
Life After Manzanar presentation
Japanese American Service Committee in Chicago
Location and time TBA

Saturday, June 23
Life After Manzanar presentation with co-writer Heather Lindquist
Japanese American National Museum
1 PM: Meet and Greet for Members Only
2 PM Book Presentation, RSVP recommended
National Center for the Preservation of Democracy
Los Angeles, CA

Thursday, June 28
Life After Manzanar presentation with Sharon Yamato's film, "Moving Walls"
J-Sei
1285 66th Street
Emeryville, CA
6-8 PM

September 6-9
Bouchercon World Mystery Convention
St. Petersburg, FL

Sunday, October 7
Ladies of Intrigue
Orange County Sisters in Crime

Past Events

Tuesday, March 27
Signing Hiroshima Boy
Stanford Bookstore
Stanford, CA
6 PM

Saturday, February 10
American Library Association Denver Midwinter
Colorado Convention Center
Denver, CO
1-3 PM: Sisters in Crime Booth #649
3-4 PM: Prospect Park Books #1818A

Saturday, February 17
NEA BIG READ History Day
Naomi will discuss An American Son: The Story of George Aratani
Pasadena Public Library
Donald Wright Auditorium
285 E. Walnut St.
Pasadena, CA
2 PM

Tuesday, February 20
"Community and Creativity"
Highland Park Ebell Club
137 S. Avenue 57
Los Angeles, CA
12 PM

Saturday, February 24
Meet the Authors Luncheon
San Clemente Friends of the Library
Talega Golf Club, San Clemente
Tickets are $60; call 949-322-4892, or download the PDF registration form
11:30 AM

Thursday, March 8
Hiroshima Boy launch
Vroman's
Pasadena, CA
7 PM

Saturday, March 10
Signing Hiroshima Boy
Mystery Ink
Huntington Beach, CA
11 AM

Sunday, March 11
Signing Hiroshima Boy
Mysterious Galaxy
San Diego, CA
2 PM

Saturday, March 17
Signing Hiroshima Boy
Japanese American National Museum
National Center for the Preservation of Democracy
Los Angeles, CA
2 PM

March 22-25
Left Coast Crime 2018
Guest of Honor
Nugget Casino Resort
Reno, NV
Panels: Friday, 4 PM: "Mystery Improv" with Tyler Dilts, Glen Hamilton, Naomi & Janet Rudolph
Saturday, 11:30 AM: "The Wonder of You: Taking Emotional Risks in Writing," with Naomi (moderator), Dianne Emley, Timothy Hallinan, Jamie Mason & Josh Stallings
Saturday, 4 PM: Naomi Hirahara interviewed by S.J. Rozan
Sunday, 11:30 PM: "Final Guest of Honor Panel" with Cathy Ace (moderator), Todd Borg, Naomi & William Kent Krueger

Thursday, April 12
Life After Manzanar Presentation with co-writer Heather Lindquist
Poetry reading by traci kato-kiriyama
Torrance Public Library
Civic Center Library
Torrance, CA
7 PM

Friday, April 13
Vermin on the Mount
Book Show
5503 N Figueroa St.
Los Angeles (Highland Park), CA
7:30 PM

Sunday, April 15
Opening of A Day in the Life of a Japanese American Fishing Village
Los Angeles Maritime Museum
600 Sampson Way (Berth 84)
San Pedro, CA

 

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