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  2011

August 20, 2011. Guest, private function. Milpitas, CA.

July 23, 2011. Local Authors Live, Monterey, CA.

  2010

February 21, 2010. Panelist, Annual Book Reading, Indian Business and Professional Women, Milpitas, CA.

  2009

November 4, 2009. Speaker, Loma Prieta Women's Club, Los Gatos, CA.

October 19, 2009. Speaker, Milpitas Rotary Club, Milpitas, CA.

September 5, 2009. Speaker, US/China Friendship Association, National Convention, San Francisco, CA.

August 13, 2009. Campbell Public Library, Campbell, CA. Discussion and Signing.

July-August, 2009. Japan/China tour

June 27, 2009. Martin Luther King Library, San Jose, CA. Discussion and Signing.

May 16, 2009. We and Our Neighbors Club, San Jose, CA. Discussion and Signing.

March 11, 2009. Speaker, Foothill College Author's Series.

February 25, 2009. Guest, Book Club, Cupertino, CA.

February 22, 2009. Moderator, Silicon Valley Reads Panel Discussion, Indian Business Women's Council, Milpitas, CA.

February 2, 2009. Guest, Book Club, Milpitas, CA.

January 15,2009. Guest, Book Club, Healdsburg, CA.

January 10,2009. Speaker, Milpitas Library Grand Opening, Milpitas, CA.

  2008

November 22, 2008. Reading Round the World with David Corbett and Zoe Ferraris, South San Francisco Library, South San Francisco, CA. Discussion and Signing.

November 18,2008. Speaker, Asian Literature Class, San Francisco Conservatory of Music, San Francisco, CA.

October 24,25,26, 2008 (Friday-Sunday). Speaker, Book Group Expo San Jose, San Jose, CA.

October 11, 2008. Speaker, Alliance for the Arts 5th Annual Literary Tea, Milpitas, CA.

September 24, 2008. Speaker, China Hand's Group, Monterey, CA.

September 20-22, 2008. Guest, Book Balloon.

September 19, 2008. Book Club, San Jose, CA.

September 5,6,7, 2008 (Friday-Sunday). Speaker/Mentor, East of Eden Writer's Conference, Salinas,CA.

August 24, 2008. Speaker, US/China Friendship Association, Cupertino, CA.

July 2008. Judge, San Mateo County Fair.

June 2, 2008. Guest, Summit Woods Book Club, Los Gatos, CA.

May 15, 2008. Speaker, Central Coast Writers, Pacific Grove, CA.

April 14, 2008. San Carlos Public Library, San Carlos, CA. Discussion and Signing.

April 5-6, 2008 Judge, 7th Annual Pleasanton Poetry, Prose & Arts Festival.

March 24, 2008. Guest, Book Club, Los Gatos, CA.

March 17, 2008. Guest speaker, Women's Voices Radio, KZXY, Mendocino County, Mendocino, CA.

February 2, 2008. Honoree in Letters, National League of American Pen Women.

  2007

September 15, 2007. Evergreen Library, San Jose, CA. Discussion and Signing.

August 9,10,11, 2007. Panelist, 18th Annual Mendocino Coast Writers Conference, College of the Redwoods, Fort Bragg, CA.

July 21, 2007. Writers of Kern, Bakersfield, CA. "Writing Characters that Surprise You."

May 11, 2007. The Kaleidoscope, Hampton, IA.

May 9, 2007. Book Club, Sidley & Austin, Chicago, IL.

May 8, 2007. Lake Forest Academy, Lake Forest, IL.

April 17, 2007. Central Coast California Writers Club, Monterey, CA.

March 17, 2007. Speaker, Tri-Valley California Writers Club, Pleasanton, CA.

March 14, 2007. Porter Memorial Library, 3050 Porter Street, Soquel, CA. Discussion and signing.

March 12, 2007 Women's History Month Speaker, De Anza College, Cupertino, CA.

March 3, 2007. Chinatown Branch Library, 1135 Powell Street, San Francisco,CA.

February 11, 2007. Moderator, Silicon Valley Reads, Indian Community Center, Milpitas, CA.

January 25, 2007. Saratoga Library, Saratoga, CA. Discussion and Signing.

January 13, 2007. Guest Speaker, Book Club, Walnut Creek, CA.

January 12, 2007. Guest Speaker, Book Club, Los Gatos, CA.

  2006

December 9, 2006. California Writers Club-Peninsula Branch, Belmont, CA. "Writing Characters That Surprise You." 

December 5, 2006 . Book Club, Moraga, CA.

November 19, 2006. California Writers Club-Marin Branch, Corte Madera, "Writing Characters that Surprise You."

November 7, 2006. Guest Author, Barnes & Noble, San Jose, CA.

September 29, 2006. Guest Author, Laurel Bookstore, Oakland, CA.

September 8,9,10, 2006. Speaker, East of Eden Writers Conference, Steinbeck Center, Salinas, CA.

August 19, 21, 2006 . Guest Author, Sunriver Books and Music, Bend, OR.

August 13, 2006 . Guest Author, Mother Kali Eugene, OR.

August 12, 2006. Guest Author, Books without Borders, Eugene, OR.

August 10, 2006. Guest Author, Elliott Bay Books Seattle,WA.

August 9, 2006 . Guest Author, Village Books, Bellingham, WA.

July 8, 2006 . Malibu Public Library & Diesel Bookstore Book Launch Party, Malibu, CA.

July 5, 2006 . Book Club, Sidley & Austin, Los Angeles California.

June 3, 2006 . San Fernando Valley California Writers Club, Sherman Oaks, CA. "Big Publishers vs. Small Publishers."

May 20, 2006 . Berkeley California Writers Club, Oakland, CA. "Characters that Surprise You."



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