MARCH 21: Panelist, Women’s Freedom Forum: “Women Against Islamic Extremism, Meet the Faces of Courage and Commitment,” UN Church Center, New York City
OCTOBER 25: Reading from Fracture (Ice Cube Press), Content Bookstore, Northfield, Minnesota, 7:00 pm.
MARCH 14: Reading from Fracture (Ice Cube Press), Common Good Books, 38 Snelling Ave. So., St. Paul, Minnesota, 7:00 pm.
MARCH 23, 2016: Panelist, Women’s Freedom Forum: Women Standing Against Islamic Extremism, part of the United Nations 60th convening of the Commission on the Status of Women, 777 UN Church Center, 2nd floor, 12:30 p.m. With Fran Belisle, Virginia Commonwealth University, and Lynn Dykstra, WFF UN Representative.
APRIL 16: Speaker and reader, University of Wyoming seminar on writing (fiction and nonfiction) as social action. Tie-in to release of Fracture.
NOVEMBER 6 & 7, 2015: Workshop: “Deep Knowing: Are You Dream Literate?” An introduction to dreams and the creative process. Private sessions will be available. Chase on the Lake Resort, 502 Cleveland Boulevard, Walker, Minnesota.
APRIL 10, 2015: BOOK SIGNING, AWP Conference, Minneapolis, MN (Exhibit Space 1712), 2:00-3:00 PM.
APRIL 9, 2015: Award Acceptance, 2015 Normandale Community College Alumni Achievement Award, Bloomington, MN
MARCH 7, LECTURE: “Fatal Remedy and the Facts,” College of Complexes, Chicago
MARCH 4, MODERATOR, “The Role of Women in Combatting Extremism,” Women’s Freedom Forum Panel Event, US Congress, Washington, DC.
MAY 15: MODERATOR, “GIRL EFFECT” SEMINAR at the Partnership for Change Conference in Oslo, Norway
FEBRUARY 27:US House of Representatives, Washington, DC: Moderator: “Women in Leadership: Litmus Test for Democracy in the Middle East and Iran,” Rayburn House Office Building
MARCH 23: Huron Symphony Orchestra (SD), Robert Vodnoy, conductor: arias, musical theater, and ensembles with Joseph Mahowald, Elizabeth Mahowald, and Stanford Felix.
APRIL 6: “Fact Into Fiction,” Keynote, Lakselaget Luncheon, Minneapolis
MAY 11: COMMUNITY CONCERTS Duet Concert w/Stanford Felix, Crystal Theatre, Flandreau, SD
JUNE 9: FATAL REMEDY Launch Event, Bryant-Lake Bowl Theater, Minneapolis
OCTOBER 12: Oslo Center for Peace-US Foundation Conference, panel moderator, Augsburg College
OCTOBER 13: Twin Cities Book Festival, St. Paul, MN
DECEMBER 8: St. Olaf Music Series: Recital with Robin Jensen, piano, and the Olson String Quartet, St. Olaf Catholic Church, Minneapolis
11.1 KRZA Radio (NPR), “The Living Well Show”: Interview
9.12 KARE 11 TV, Minneapolis: Interview
9.7 WJCT FM (NPR): Interview
9.4 WJBC FM: Interview
8.23 KFAI FM, “Write On! Radio,” Minneapolis: Interview
2.24 Kansas Author’s Dinner: Keynote Speaker
1.28 Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics: Speech on Justice Sotomayor
12.3 Image Conference, UCLA: Paper Presentation, “Lost in Individuation: Elements of Archetypes and Individuation in Sofia Coppola’s Lost in Translation”
11.4 Texas A&M University-Kingsville, Dept. of Language & Literature, Speech
10.26 BlogTalk Radio, Interview
10.17 “The Source with Paul Anderson” radio interview
9.9 Watermark Books, Wichita: Talk/Signing
8.21 Shakopee Public Library: Talk/Signing
8.20 Minneapolis Rotary, Speech
8.19 Barnes & Noble, Downtown Minneapolis, Signing
8.18 Borders, St. Paul, Talk/Signing
8.17 KFAI FM “Write On! Radio,” Interview
7.25 “Left Jab” on Siriux|XM Radio, Interview