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 2020. New dates to be posted as soon as they are available.
Friday, July 23, 2020, 1–4:30 p.m. "The Genocide in California's Closet," mini-course at Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at San Francisco State University focused on California's little-known 19th-century attempt to eradicate its Native peoples and on the ongoing implications of that atrocity. To be offered in downtown San Francisco at 835 Market Street (Powell Street BART). Enrollment information to come on the OLLI@SFSU website.