Events & Free Reads

Thursday, January 13
VIRTUAL EVENT
Mystery After Manzanar: Conversation with Author Naomi Hirahara
Pasadena Village
1-3 PM PT
Free, but registration necessary. Call 626-765-6037 to get the Zoom link.

Sunday, January 23
VIRTUAL EVENT
Conversation with Lori Rader-Day and Sara Gran, moderated by Barbara DeMarco-Barrett
Sisters in Crime Orange County Chapter
4 PM PT
Free; register here to get the Zoom link.

Thursday, January 27
VIRTUAL EVENT
Imagine Little Tokyo Short Story Writing Workshop
Led with Michael Okamura, president of the Little Tokyo Historical Society
Japanese American National Museum
6-7 PM PT
Free; register here to get the Zoom link.

Thursday, February 10
VIRTUAL EVENT
Redwood City Public Library
Part of “Confronting History: Stories of Internment”
7-8 PM PT
Free; register here to get the Zoom link.

Friday, February 18
LIVE / VIRTUAL LECTURE
Leaving Manzanar for the Great Unknown: Book Talk on Clark and Division
Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens
4000 Morikami Park Road
Delray Beach, FL
4 PM PT/7 PM ET
$5

Friday, February 25
VIRTUAL EVENT
Eastwind Books of Berkeley
Details to come

Saturday, February 26
IN PERSON!
Super Book III – featuring 20 bestselling authors
Special Events Room of the San Diego Central Library
330 Park Blvd.
San Diego, CA
9 AM-4 PM
Buy tickets

Thursday, March 3
Interviewing Cara Black
Vroman’s Bookstore
695 E Colorado Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91101
Details to come

March 12-13
IN PERSON!
Tucson Festival of Books
University of Arizona Campus
Tucson, AZ
Details to come

Friday, March 18
IN PERSON!
Virginia Festival of the Book
University of Virginia Campus
Crime Wave
7 PM PT
Details to come

Tuesday, March 22
PUBLICATION DATE OF AN ETERNAL LEI

Wednesday, March 23
VIRTUAL EVENT
Torrance Public Library
Torrance, CA
6 PM PT
Details to come

Thursday, March 24
AN ETERNAL LEI Launch
Joint event with Gigi Pandian, author of UNDER LOCK & SKELETON KEY
Vroman’s Bookstore
695 E Colorado Blvd.
Pasadena, CA
Details to come

Saturday, March 26
AN ETERNAL LEI Launch
In conversation with Sarah Kuhn, author of HOLLYWOOD HEROINE, FROM LITTLE TOKYO WITH LOVE, and I LOVE YOU SO MOCHI
Japanese American National Museum
Details to come

April 8-9
Left Coast Crime
Albuquerque, NM

Tuesday, June 28
CLARK AND DIVISION PAPERBACK RELEASE

August 4-6
Mendocino Coast Writers’ Conference
Naomi will be teaching the conference’s inaugural mystery genre workshop!

September 8-11
Bouchercon
Minneapolis, MN

Discover Nikkei Web Serials

Current series:
Ten Days of Cleanup (2020-21)

Past series:
Silk (2019-20)

Killer Roll (2018-19)

Trouble on Temple Street: An Officer Ellie Rush Mystery (2017-18)

As You Like It (2016-17)

Death of an Origamist (2015-16)

Nikkei Detective (2014-15)

Baishakunin, Inc. (2009-10)

The Nihongo Papers (2008-09)