2015 International Latino Book Award winner and Lambda Literary Award finalist. To purchase the book, click the SPD button or Amazon button below. Or buy it from a real San Francisco bookstore: Green Apple Books, Folio Books, or Green Arcade Books.
Published by Ithuriel’s Spear Press
Book cover image: Back Door #1,
by Bay Area painter Wayne Jiang
Finder of Lost Objects was a finalist for a 2015 Lambda Literary Award and received a 2015 International Latino Book Award.
Finder of Lost Objects is available at the San Francisco Library and the New York City Public Library.
And another first: Finder of Lost Objects made it onto the Small Press Distribution Best Sellers List for March and April 2014.
May 9 through June 6, 2017, I'm teaching a Rewriting Workshop: Rewrite and See the Light at the Writing Salon in Berkeley, Tuesday nights, 7:00 to 9:30 p.m. I hope you will join us! For more information and to register, please visit the Writing Salon website.
May 18 through 21, 2017, I'll be at Lit Camp, a writing conference, working on my second novel. I'm looking forward to spending several days among other writers and publishing folk.
August 3 through 5, 2017, I'll be on a panel at Mendocino Writers' Conference; the panel is "Paths to Publishing."
October 14, 2017, Lit Crawl! Thrilled to be collaborating with other members of the Castro Writers' Coop at a reading, as part of this annual Litquake event. Details to come.
Friday, October 21, Join me for a talk at the Writer's Lunch series; I'll be introducing tips for energizing your writing sessions with hands-on, practical activities, at Writers' Lunch at the Mechanics' Institute Library, 57 Post Street, San Francisco, 12 noon.
Saturday, August 20, 2016, Come join us--I'll be reading from my work, along with writers Kathleen McClung, Mike Karpa, and Emma Buls at The Writing Salon Reading Series in Berkeley. Click here for more information.
August 6, 2016, I'm teaching a Kinetic Writing Workshop at the Writing Salon, Berkeley, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
November 15, 2015, Panel at Howard Zinn Bookfair, San Francisco Noir: The Mysteries of the Page Will Not be Gentrified! at City College, Mission Campus, 1125 Valencia, 3 to 4 pm, I'll be on this panel along with authors John Goins, F.S. Rosa, and Sin Sorocco
November 7, 2015, Book Signing at Open Studio, Made in the Mission open studio at Army Lofts, 3435 Cesar Chavez, 11 am to 6 pm https://www.facebook.com/events/1624908061103910/
September 25, 2015: Write! Evolve! Write! Along with other Mechanics Institute Library writers, I'll present new work, and each of us will discuss ideas about the writer's journey and process. Free event, at The Mechanics Institute Library, 57 Post St., 4th Floor, 6:00 pm.
October 11, 2015, Litquake Festival: Join me and other writers at LitQuake in the Castro at 1:00 pm, at The Magnet, 4122 18th St, San Francisco. I'm thrilled to be a part of LitQuake, a dynamic festival, going strong!
May 28, 2015: Green Apple Books Reading: Fabulous author Lori Horvitz comes to town to read from her new book of essays, The Girls of Usually (great title!), and I will be sharing the evening with her at the wonderful Green Apple Bookstore (the original Clement St. store) at 7:00 pm. Here is a link to Green Apple's Events page, for more info: Lori and Susie read at Green Apple Books.
April 21, 2015: Lambda Literary Award Finalists Reading: I'm happy to be reading, along with other Lambda Literary Award finalists, at the San Francisco Library Main Branch, Latino/Hispanic Meeting Room A and B – Lower Level. Reception at 5:30, reading at 6:00 pm. For more info, here is a link: San Francisco Public Library Lambda Literary Award Reading.
November 15, 2104, 4:00 pm: San Francisco Noir panel at the Howard Zinn Bookfair, along with fabulous authors Sin Sorocco, John Goins, and Francesca Rosa.
October 18, 2014, 8:30 pm: Lit Crawl! First time at Lit Crawl, and it was a blast. I read from my novel, in the company of several other compelling writers who read from their work, at Cafe La Boheme.