Events & Free Reads

Saturday, September 3, 2022
IN PERSON!
Launch of SOUTH CENTRAL NOIR
Southern California Library
6120 S. Vermont Ave.
South Los Angeles, CA 90044
11 AM-1 PM

September 8-11, 2022
Bouchercon
Hilton Minneapolis
1001 S Marquette Ave.
Minneapolis, MN 55403
Naomi will appear on the following panels:
Friday, 1:45 PM: “Anthony Award Nominees: Best Novel,” with Kate Malmon (moderator), Tracy Clark, S.A. Cosby, Alison Gaylin & Naomi
Saturday, 1:45 PM: “How to Write A Mystery: A Conversation with Laurie R. King and Friends,” with Laurie R. King & Charles Todd (moderators), Dale Berry, Max Allan Collins, Naomi & Alex Segura
Saturday, 3 PM: “A Blender of Mind Benders: Mixed Genre Mysteries,” with Chris Aldrich & Kali White (moderators), Tori Eldridge, Charlaine Harris, Naomi & Stacie Murphy

Saturday, September 17, 2022
HYBRID!
Collage: A Place for Art and Culture
Culture and Characters in Fiction—The Author’s View
Supported by the Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs and the Big Read Project
731 S. Pacific Ave.
San Pedro, CA 90731
2 PM-3:30 PM
Free, but registration for both in-person and livestream is required.

Wednesday, October 12, 2022
IN PERSON!
SOUTH CENTRAL NOIR Panel Discussion
Vroman’s
695 E. Colorado Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91101
7 PM

Thursday, October 27, 2022
CLARK AND DIVISION is One Book, One Village Selection for Arlington Heights!
Conversation with Erik Matsunaga
Forest View Auditorium
2121 S. Goebbert Rd.
Arlington Heights, IL 60005
7 PM-8:30 PM
Registration is required and opens Sept. 1 for Arlington Heights cardholders, Sept. 15 for the general public.

August 30-Sept. 3, 2023
Bouchercon
Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina
333 West Harbor Drive
San Diego, CA 92101
Naomi will be the Toastmaster at the 2023 World Mystery Convention.

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)