Author Events

Book Signings

Sunday, Dec. 17, 10 am to 5 pm. Boulevard Holiday Bazaar. Boulevard Tours and Rec Center. 2534 Madison Avenue.

Tuesday, Dec. 19, 4 to 6 pm, Kansas City Bier Company. 310 W. 79th Street. Kansas City Bier will tap its Triple Decocted Doppelbock. I will sign and sell books from 4 to 6 pm. Guests get a souvenir glass with book purchase. Kansas City Bier will host a masskrugstemmen contest at 5 pm. Winners receive $20 KCBC gift cards.

Thursday, Dec. 21, 3 pm to 9 pm. Bier Station (120 E Gregory Blvd.) Book Signing Pop-up + Boulevard Brewing X-mas Comes Early. Pick up a signed copy of Expedition of Thirst, KC Beer, or KC Ale Trail for a holiday gift. Bier Station will have a complete tap takeover with many of Boulevard’s most sought-after beers.

Events / Classes

Social Media for Writers
February 7, 2017, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Woodneath Library Center, 8900 NE Flintlock Rd, Kansas City
Social media is a powerful tool for writers to reach readers. Building an audience involves more than opening an account and posting once in a while. Learn about different social media platforms, how best to utilize them, engage audiences, conduct research, network, and complement other communication tools, such as a website/blog and e-newsletter. Register at

Recent Media Appearances

Wednesday, November 2, 2016, between 10–10:30 am
Radio interview: “Central Standard” on 89.3 FM, KCUR
Listen to the show. 

Monday, November 7, 2016, between 9-10 AM
Television interview: “Better KC” on KCTV 5

Wednesday, November 16, 2016, noon
Radio interview: “Artspeak” with Maria Boyd on 90.1 FM, KKFI