Past Events

Out of respect for the host’s privacy, private book club meetings are not listed.

2012:
January 29: SDSU Writer’s Conference/ speaker.
February3: S D Public Library Presentation and talk / Local Author’s Exhibit
February 25: 10: 00 am: Kensington Public Library. Discussion and signing.
11:00 La Mesa Book festival, Panel discussion at La Mesa Library
February 29, One Book, One San Diego launch, Market Creek Plaza, San Diego
March 11, 2012: Book sale to benefit ISCC and Mahak.
March 13: Brandeis Society Luncheon, panel / book signing.
March 14: International Women’s Club, luncheon speaker/signing.
March 28, City College Cultural event celebrating the Persian New Year, (Norooz)
March 29: SD Art Museum, Balboa art show & celebrating Sky of Red Poppies.
April 5, 2012: Osher Club, SDSU, discussion and signing
April 26: 6:00 pm, San Diego Junior League, Panel discussion and book signing.
May 8: Solana Beach Public Library, one Book, one San Diego event. Contact Mary Frumkin

May 7: Academy of Our Lady of Peace. 11:00-12:00 (Contact: Deanna Buhr)

May 5: Cover to Cover, a fundraising event

May 4: St. Carlos Library, 2:00-3:00 p.m. 7265 Jackson Drive, SD 92119, Phone: 619-527-3430 (Terry)

May2 : UCSD Geisel Library. 3:00 p.m. Contact: Marlayna

April 26: San Diego Junior League, Panel discussion and book signing. 6:00 -8:30 pm

April 21:

* AAUM Luncheon, Hyatt Mission Valley, 10:30-12-30

* Rancho Penasquitas Public Library: 1:00-2:30

April 18: San Diego Main Library: A panel discussion with UCSD professors, Dr. Ali Gheissari and Dr. Rahimi.

April 17: La Jolla Public Library, 6:00-7:30 p.m.

April 14: Logan Heights Public Library 11:oo a.m.

April 9: San Diego Central Library, 6:00 p.m. One Book, One San Diego, The role of Poetry in Iranian culture & discussion of Sky of Red Poppies.

March 29: San Diego Art Museum: One Book, One San Diego event for Sky of Red Poppies.

March 28: City College, Cultural Club, celebrate Norooz.

March 27: Mira Mesa Library

March 22: Poinsettia Clubhouse: Celebrating Persian New Year with Sky of Red Poppies

March 14: High Tech High

March 14: International Women’s Club

March 13: Brandeise Society Luncheon

March 11: ISCC fundraiser, book sale & signing

February 29, One Book, One San Diego launch, Market Creek Plaza, San Diego

February 25: 11:00 La Mesa Book festival, Panel discussion at La Mesa Library

February 25: 10: 00 am: Kensington Public Library. Discussion and signing.

February3: S D Public Library Presentation and talk / Local Author’s Exhibit

January 29, 2012 : SDSU Writer’s Conference/ speaker.

Dec 10, 2011: 2:00 p.m. Fallbrook public library, book discussion and signing.

November 13, 2011: Book discussion and signing at Soltan Banoo, San Diego

November 12, 2011: Storybook Ball, La Jolla.

October 25, 2011 : Hadassah of La Jolla, luncheon speaker and book signing.

October 23 2011 : All Day – Womens Leadership Conference, Costa Mesa, CA

October 21 2011 : Huntington Beach Public Library

October 8, 17, 18 2011 : City College, San Diego, CA

October 5 2011 : San Diego Junior League

October 1-2 2011 : Mehregan Festival, Irvine, CA

October 1 2011 : Talk at Encinitas Book Festival, Encinitas Library.

September 19 2011 : Oceanside Library, Panel Discussion.

September 3 2011 : Voices of America TV Interview. Washington, DC

September 2-5 2011 : Mehregan Foundation Cultural Seminar – Speaking and signing. Washington, DC

July 19 2011 : Clairmont Public Library – Reading, signing, discussion.

June 17 2011 : KPBS Producers Club – interview with Maureen Cavanaugh. More info.

June 11 2011 : San Diego Book Awards, book signing.

May 20 2011 : Adventures By The Book, Soltan Banoo, San Diego, CA.

May 7 2011 : San Diego Womens Book Club luncheon, La Jolla, CA.

April 14 2011 : Warwick’s bookstore, reading and signing, La Jolla, CA.

April 11 2011 : Panel discussion, San Diego Public Library.

April 10 2011 : Read Local’s Street Fair, Poway and Encinitas, CA.

April 9 2011 : 4S Ranch Libraries, reading, discussion and signing. El Cajon, CA.

March 30 2011 : Talk, discussion and signing, La Jolla Public Library.

March 23 2011 : Talk, discussion and signing, San Diego Public Library.

March 12 2011 : Kahrizak, All day event and book sale, San Jose, CA.

March 6 2011 : Dollar A Month Fund book sale. DMFund.org

March 5 2011 : Los Angeles Literary Group dinner.

February 28 2011 : University of California – Berkeley, discussion and signing.

February 28 2011 : San Francisco State University, discussion and signing.

February 27 2011 : Sacramento Public Library, discussion and signing.

February 24 2011 : Talk, discussion and signing, Orange County Public Library.

February 17 2011 : Book discussion, La Jolla Country Club.

February 15 2011 : KPBS Radio appearance and interview.

February 1 2011 : KPBS event for 2011 One Book One San Diego launch.

January 30 2011 : PAAIA womens conference, “Pathways to Success”, signing. Irvine, CA.

January 29 2011 : 45th Local Authors exhibit, SDPL reception.

January 28 2011 : Del Mar Book Club, discussion and signing.

December 11 2010 : Reading and signing, San Diego Writers Ink, The Ink Spot.

November 19-21 2010 : MESA Conference, San Diego Convention Center.

November 2 2010 : Interviewed on KIRN 670AM, Persian talk radio.

October 17 2010 : Reading and signing, Ketab Corporation, Los Angeles, CA.

October 9 2010 : Page One Literary Festival, San Diego Writer’s booth, sale and signing. Encinitas, CA.

October 8 2010 : DMF Benefit for flood victims in Pakistan. Book signing. All Hallows Church, San Diego, CA.

October 5 2010 : Reading and discussion with The Persian Circle, University of Chicago.

October 4 2010 : Author appearance and book signing, Bookstall, Winnetka, IL.

October 3 2010 : Gene Siskel Film Center, book signing before and after Iranian film, “Pay Back”, directed by Tahmineh Milani. Chicago, IL.

October 2 2010 : Persian Poetry Night, Northeastern University, Chicago, IL.

October 1 2010 : Book signing at Dr. & Dr. Serry’s, Oak Brook, IL.

September 25-26 2010 : Mehregan festival, appearance and signing, Irvine, CA.

September 24 2010 : Launch party at Mostofi Residence, La Jolla, CA

September 15 2010 : Interviewed on Persian Radio KIRN 670AM. Sky of Red Poppies introduced by Ms. Shahrzad Ardalan as the book of the month. Audio available here.

May 23: 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. Speaking and signing. University City branch library, 4155 Governor Drive. Phone:858552-1655May 29: 11:30 Brandeise University (San Dieguito Chapter), office installation – luncheon speaker at Seacrest VillageJune 1, Carmel Valley School

June 13: Marie Calendar Restaurant, Luncheon speaker

June 23: Speaking at the Iranian-American Women’s Conference, Washington DC. (The time and place for this event is not yet confirmed. I will be in DC from June 22 till 27 and will post my events of that tour as the information becomes available.)

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