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I'm thrilled to be an active member of the Authors of the San Juan Islands. For updates on group activities please visit Please consider signing up for the newsletter.


Meet the Author! at the Mullis Center

When: Sunday 5/19/19 from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Where: The Mullis Community Center ~ 589 Nash St, Friday Harbor, WA  982505


The San Juan Islands is home to lots of talent--from authors to sculptors to painters to jewelry designers, and so much more. If you would like to meet local authors, chat about (our) books, mingle with folks in the community, and oh yeah...sip wine and nibble on cheese, please stop by!  We're cooking up a fun way to introduce you to our stories, called Book Hook-up. Think of it as speed dating for bibliophiles. This should be really fun!


Book Club Event at the Mullis Center

When: Wednesday 5/15/19 from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM

Where: The Mullis Community Center ~ 589 Nash St, Friday Harbor, WA  982505


Please pop into the Mullis Center for their bi-monthly book club event. I look forward to meeting book enthusiasts and chatting about FISHING WITH HYENAS. Maybe you'll add my book to your inventory for the adventurer on your list!



Farmer's Market 

When: 1st Saturday of every month beginning 1/05/19 from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM 

Where: The Brickworks Building ~ 150 Nichols St, Friday Harbor, WA  982505


The Authors of the San Juan Islands were received so well during our first appearance at the Farmer's Market that we've been invited to participate on a regular basis. How cool is that?! Not all titles will be offered each month due to availability and space, so please stop by our table to see who's books are present, and of course, meet with the authors representing the group. I will be there 4/6/19 but my books will be there even if I'm not. Cheers! 


(PAST EVENT) Open Mic at the Anacortes Library

When: Saturday, 2/23/19 from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

Where: The Anacortes Library ~ 1220 110th Street, Anacortes, WA  98221 ~ in the Meeting Room


The second and fourth Saturday of each month, acoustic musicians, acapella singers, poets, short storytellers are invited to share their talent. Sign up at 6:30 PM. Free for all ages!



(PAST EVENT) Book Club and Art Walk

When: Friday, 1/04/19 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Where: Watermark Book Co. ~ 612 Commercial Ave, Anacortes, WA  98221 


FISHING WITH HYENAS was December's pick for Watermark's Book Club. Thursday, 1/03/19 I got to meet the members who read my book, sign their copies, and connect with new readers. What an honor!

The next day was the town's Art Walk.

The first Friday of each month, business owners in Anacortes open their doors to art enthusiasts who mingle, sip wine or tea, nibble on locally made treats, and shop for books, paintings, and much more. 


(PAST EVENT) Farmer's Market 

When: Saturday, 11/17/18 from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM 

and Saturday, 12/15/18 from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM 

Where: The Brickworks Building ~ 150 Nichols St, Friday Harbor, WA  982505


Looking for something new to read? A group of us local authors decided to share a spot at the Farmer's Market to promote our books for the holidays. The organizing authors will man the table for all of us, but please stop by to check out the titles. Maybe you'll add FISHING WITH HYENAS to your inventory for the adventurer on your Christmas list!


(PAST EVENT) Book Signing on Orcas Island


When: Saturday, 9/8/18 from 1:15 PM to 3:15 PM

Where: Darvill's Book Store ~ 296 Main St, Eastsound, WA 98245


The transition from summer to fall is a great time to visit beautiful Orcas Island and pick up a new read (or two or three) at your favorite bookstore. Please consider a visit to Darvill's! 


(PAST EVENT) Roche Harbor Village


When: Many Saturdays during the summer (beginning 6/16/18) and the fourth of July. Hours: 10:00 am to 4:00 pm PST

Where:  248 Reuben Memorial Dr, Friday Harbor, WA


Signed books are also available at Roche Harbor Grocery if I've left for the day. I look forward to seeing you—just look for the red umbrella!


(PAST EVENT) Meet the Author on Cinco de Mayo


When: Saturday 5/5/18 from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM 

Where: Kings Market  ~  between First and Second on Spring Street in the heart of Friday Harbor, WA   


When you're shopping for all your fiesta favorites, please stop by my table in Kings Market to pick up your signed copy of Fishing With Hyenas. If you're planning to serve spicy tuna rolls, don't forget the High Seas Tuna! 


(PAST EVENT) Books By the Bay



When: Saturday 4/21/18 from 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM and Sunday 4/22/18 from 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM 

Where: Hotel Bellwether  ~  12 Bellwether Way, Bellingham, WA   


I'm honored to be included among so much talent at this fun book fair!  My memoir,

Fishing With Hyenas will be available as one of the finalists in the Journey Competition by Chanticleer Reviews. Please come see me! For more information please Here


(PAST EVENT) Book Reading in LaConnor


When: Monday, 1/22/18 at 5:45 PM

Where: Farmhouse Restaurant ~ 11376 LaConnor-Whitney Road, Mt. Vernon, WA 98273


I’m excited to start the year off right by meeting the LaConnor Rotary Club at their monthly meeting! I’ll read excerpts from Fishing With Hyenas, share a slideshow, chat with the group, and I’ll have plenty of books available for purchase. Visitors are always welcome to join in! $15 gets you dinner and non-alcoholic beverages (alcohol is extra). Click here to view event details!


(PAST EVENT) Roche Harbor Village

When: many Saturdays during the summer. Hours: 10:00 am to 4:00 pm PST

Where:  248 Reuben Memorial Dr, Friday Harbor, WA


You can always purchase a signed book at Roche Harbor Grocery. I look forward to seeing you again when the 2018 summer season begins—just look for the red umbrella!


(PAST EVENT) Shipwreck Fest

When: Saturday, 7/15/17. Hours: 8:00 am to 4:00 pm PST

Where: Commercial Ave., Anacortes, WA

I had a red tent at the Shipwreck Festival in Anacortes, WA!


(PAST EVENT) Book Reading at the Oar House, Friday Harbor Brewing Company

When: Friday, 7/21/17 at 7:00 pm PST

Where: 665 Mullis Street, Friday Harbor, WA, San Juan Island

I read excerpts from my book, shared photos from my fishing days, and chatted with locals and tourists about Fishing With Hyenas. I sold several signed copies and met wonderful people.

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