3/6/2009, 2:30pm PDT/6:30pm EST– Special Guest on the radio show, The Stir – hosted by Chanin, Rebecca, and Carrie. WCSS 1490 AM in Amsterdam, NY.
3/19/2009 - Santa Cruz, CA - Very special set of readings at Bonny Doon Vineyard for their Albarinos and Oysters release party, 5-7pm. Santa Cruz's own 'Bill The Oyster Guy' will be shucking. Eat, drink, listen. Bonny Doon's Cellar Door, 328 Ingalls St., Santa Cruz. 831-425-3625. $10 club members/$15 non-club members. Tix sold at the door.
4/21/2009 – Poetry Workshop Host for Elyseum: A Paradise for Heroes and Writers in San Francisco (Not in Harbin…). Contact Scott G. Browne or Russell Gonzaga for more info.
4/30/2009-5/3/2009. World Horror Convention 2009 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada is CANCELLED for me, due to a conflict in travel. Scott G. Browne will host the Annual Gross Out Contest in my place, with blessings.
TBA - 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).
6/11/2009, Signing - 7pm at Dark Delicacies in Burbank, CA.
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.
***Potential dates in Hawaii***
TBD early July 2009 - Special Reading and Gallery showing for
DEADLAND with BARFODDER cover artist Daniele Serra - at Space Gallery in SF. (all the way from Italy!)
***Potential dates in Fort Worth, Texas***
10/29/09 - 11/1/09, World Fantasy Convention in San Jose, CA.