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Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2020, 12:40–1:30 p.m. PT, virtual presentation on The Modoc War via Zoom. I'll be discussing my book as the featured speaker to a meeting of the Walnut Creek (Calif.) Rotary Club, then taking questions. Open to all, Rotary members or not. Meeting number 857 9920 0431, no password, on

Friday, June 12, 2020, 10:30–4:30 p.m. Inaugural Mount Diablo Writers Conference. I'll be a nonfiction panelist talking about The Modoc War, along with Alison Luterman and John Hart. Julia Flynn Siler, author of The White Devil's Daughters, will be keynote speaker. Susan Cohen to lead a poetry workshop, Devi Laskar fiction. Other panelists include Dean Gloster, Robin Claire Barnes, and Jill Hedgecock. Sponsored by the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at CSU East Bay, Concord campus. Enrollment details to come on the OLLI@CSU-EB Concord website. This event has been canceled because of the pandemic and will be rescheduled for June 2020. New dates to be posted as soon as they are available.