Events/Book Clubs


I’m happy to meet with book clubs in-person and via Skype.

Download discussion questions below:

Discussion Questions for To Lay to Rest Our Ghosts



Join me at the Rose Glen Literary Festival on February 23, 2019!

I speak form 10-10:45 am about promotion and publicity.


I’ll be leading two workshops at the Clarksville Writers’ Conference in June 2019!

Check back for details!



Honeybee Coffee (10716 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN)

Book Launch! August 10th @ 6 pm


Barnes & Noble (8029 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN)

August 26th @ 2 pm

Presentation on book marketing, small presses, and big houses, with publicist Rick   Summie and novelist Pamela Schoenewaldt.


Southern Festival of Books (Nashville, TN)

October 14th, 2 pm

Panel appearance: Finding the Key Emotion: The Art of the Short Story


WNBA’s 8th Annual Bibliofeast! (ticketed event, Charlotte, NC)

October 16th, 6-9 pm

Moveable Feast dinner with 8 outstanding authors at Maggiano’s Little Italy Restaurant, SouthPark Mall – Books sold by Park Road Books


Sundress Reading Series (held at Bar Marley, 760 Stone St NW, Knoxville)

December 3rd from 2-4 pm

Joint reading with Ivelisse Rodriguez & Tom Hunley


The Pulpwood Queen Book Club Girlfriend Weekend!  PQ Stamp of Approval

January 11-14, 2018

Nagodoches, TX


Knoxville Writers Group (5500 Kingston Pike, Knoxville)

January 24, 2018, 11 am

Author talk & book signing

Naples Restaurant


Knoxville Writers Guild (Fellowship Hall of Central United Methodist Church, 201 3rd Avenue, Knoxville, TN)

February 2018.

Short & (Sometimes) Sweet: A Short Story Craft Workshop


Private Dinner Book Club, Knoxville, TN, March 20th

FaceTime with Astros Book Club, Houston, TX, September 1 st

Private Dinner Book Club, Knoxville, TN, September 6th

Private Dinner Book Club, Knoxville, TN, November 11th