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Upcoming events, book presentations, and talks. 

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Please contact me through this website for interviews or additional information about me or this book.

Participant in TrueCrimeFestNorthwest, 3-7 p.m. Friday, August 30, 2024; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, August 31, 2024 and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, September 1, 2024 (Labor Day weekend)
Sheraton Portland Airport Hotel, 8235 NE Airport Way, Portland, OR,

(503) 281-2500
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Presenter on the topic

"You're Lying! Helping Victims of Child Sexual Assault Cope with Denial and Confrontation"

National Crime Victims Law Institute's 2024 Crime Victim Law Conference,

10:30 a.m. Wednesday, May 22, 2024, Portland, OR.

Information on conference registration and attendance is available at

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Reading and Discussion, 7-8 p.m. Monday, March 25, 2024

Bloomsbury Books, 290 E, Main St., Ashland, OR 97520

(541) 488-0029

Too late!


Reading, 7 p.m. Tuesday, January 23, 2024

Annie Bloom’s Books, 7834 SW Capitol Highway, Portland, OR

(503) 246-0053

Too late! See below

On the dark and rainy weeknight of January 23, 2024, approximately thirty people attended my reading at Annie Bloom's Books. Thanks to Annie Bloom's for booking and publicizing the event—which resulted in two subsequent appearances on KATU— and to the PBJ's Andy Giegerich for publicizing it.


Reading and Discussion, 2 p.m. Sunday, November 19, 2023

Rose City Book Pub, 1329 NE Fremont, Portland, OR

(503) 287-4801

Too late! See below

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On the sunny afternoon of Sunday, November 19, between forty and fifty people attended my reading at the Rose City Book Pub. (The head count varied depending on who had stepped aside to order food and/or drink.)

Thanks to RCBP Publican Elise for booking the event and the Portland Tribune's Jim Redden for publicizing it. 

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