4/30/2009-5/3/2009. World Horror Convention 2009 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada is CANCELLED for Rain, due to a conflict in travel. Scott G. Browne will host the Annual Gross Out Contest in her place, with blessings.
5/18/2009, San Francisco - the "It's Never Too Late" Official (and late) Book Release Party at The Bigfoot Lodge in San Francisco. Lauren is making us a special BARFODDER inspired drink called The Poe. What is the Poe? Why, it's black, of course (and primarily comprised of Vodka). Happy Hour - 4pm-8pm. Books available; 21 and over only.
5/31/09 - San Francisco, CA - The Vetted Word Poetry Slam - Featured Poet. Hosted monthly at Nob Hill Grille. $7 cover includes free delicious appetizers. To sign up for the open-mic, contact Ogla Rosales.
6/7/2009, Radio Show/Podcast -- 6pm PDT/9pm EST (90 minutes duration). The Funky Werepig, described as "a blog talk radio show that spotlights horror in a most humorous fashion." Hosted by Greg Hall of Choate Road.
6/11/2009, Burbank, CA - Signing - 7pm at Dark Delicacies.
Mass-signing in conjunction with the HWA's Annual Bram Stoker Awards
6/12-14, 2009 at the 2009 Bram Stoker Awards Weekend, Burbank, CA.
7/13/09 (tentative) - San Francisco, CA. Special Reading and Gallery showing for
DEADLAND with BARFODDER cover artist Daniele Serra - at Space Gallery . (all the way from Italy!)
July 16-19, 2009 Ft. Worth, TX - **available** Contact JT via email to arrange.
10/29/09 - 11/1/09, World Fantasy Convention in San Jose, CA.
(location & date TBA) Bram Stoker Awards Weekend.
9/16/2009-6/19/2009 - Mill Valley, CA. Hostess of the Haunted Mansion Writer's Retreat.