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With Geoff Dyer, election day 2012. Photo: Thessaly LaForce

With the late Denis Johnson.
Photo: Rachel Yoder



Presentation at the National Archive of The Netherlands
Jun 07, 1:00 PM – 10:05 PM GMT+2
Nationaal Archief, Prins Willem-Alexanderhof 20, 2595 BE Den Haag, Netherlands
POSTPONED DUE TO CORONAVIRUS! Part of their exhibition, "De oorlog die bleef" ("The war that stayed.")
Iowa Summer Writing Festival
Jun 15, 2019, 7:00 PM – Jun 23, 2019, 11:00 PM
The University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
Sign up now for one of two weekend workshops or a week-long intensive with me!
Reading/signing at the Avid Reader in Davis, CA
May 31, 2019, 7:00 PM
The Avid Reader, 617 2nd St, Davis, CA 95616, USA
Join us for a reading and signing, with special guests in attendance for Q&A!
Reading and Signing Diesel Books, Brentwood
May 23, 2019, 6:30 PM
DIESEL, A Bookstore, 225 26th St #33, Santa Monica, CA 90402, USA
I'll be reading and signing books at 6:30 PM. Join us!
Vroman's Pasadena
May 21, 2019, 7:00 PM
Vroman's Bookstore, 695 E Colorado Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91101, USA
Book reading and signing
Reading and Signing Book Passage, Corte Madera
Apr 19, 2019, 7:00 PM
Book Passage, 51 Tamal Vista Blvd, Corte Madera, CA 94925, USA
All Ships Follow Me signing and reading
Reading at Prairie Lights, Iowa City
Apr 11, 2019, 7:00 PM
Prairie Lights Books & Cafe, 15 S Dubuque St, Iowa City, IA 52240, USA
Reading and book signing
Reading at Booksmith, San Francisco
Apr 08, 2019, 7:30 PM
Booksmith, 1644 Haight St, San Francisco, CA 94117, USA
Reading and Book Signing
Reading at Elliott Bay Books, Seattle
Mar 31, 2019, 3:00 PM
1521 10th Ave, 1521 10th Ave, Seattle, WA 98122, USA
Reading and book signing
AWP Conference Panel
Mar 29, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:45 AM
Oregon Convention Center B116 , Oregon Convention Center, 777 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Portland, OR 97232, USA
Panel: Expats, Migrants, Nomads: Rethinking the Immigrant Narrative in the 21st Century Co-Panelists: Huan Hsu, Marie Myung-Ok Lee, Reyna Grande
Book Signing
Mar 28, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM
Oregon Convention Center, 777 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Portland, OR 97232, USA
I'll be signing books at the Macmillan booth in the bookfair at AWP from 11:00-11:30 on Thursday!
Reading and Signing at The Last Bookstore, Downtown Los Angeles
May 07, 2019, 7:30 PM
The Last Bookstore, 453 S Spring St, Los Angeles, CA 90013, USA
Join us as I read and sign books!


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