Upcoming Events
More information coming soon.
Past Events
June 26, 2019, 7:00-8:00 pm
Great Books Summer Program
Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA
May 3-5, 2019
Vortext Salon at Hedgebrook
Whidbey Institute, 6449 Old Pietila Rd., Clinton, WA
March 27-30, 2019
AWP Conference
Oregon Convention Center, Portland, OR
March 16-23, 2019
Springfield Creative Writers Workshop
84 Bendooley St., Bowral NSW 2576 Australia
March 8-10, 2019
FOGcon 9
Walnut Creek Marriott, 2355 North Main Street, Walnut Creek, CA
January 31, 2019, 7:30pm
A Celebration of Ursula K. Le Guin with Karen Joy Fowler, N.K. Jesmisin, Luis Alberto Urrea, and Others
Unterberg Poetry Center of the 92nd Street Y, 1395 Lexington Avenue, New York, NY
October 23, 2018, 7:30pm
Kepler’s Literary Foundation: An Evening with Barbara Kingsolver & Karen Joy Fowler
Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts, 500 Castro St., Mountain View, CA
October 17, 2018, 10:00am-3:00pm
Hugo House Workshop: Plot and the Role of the Fantastic
Hugo House, 1021 Columbia St., Seattle, WA
October 16, 2018, 7:00pm
Hugo House: Ted Chiang & Karen Joy Fowler in Conversation
Hugo House, 1021 Columbia St., Seattle, WA
September 25, 2018, 6:30pm
Literature and Medicine Conversation
Georgetown University School of Medicine, 3900 Reservoir Rd NW, Washington, DC
September 24, 2018, 6:30pm
PEN/Faulkner 30th Annual Gala
Folger Shakespeare Theater, Washington DC
September 3, 2018, 3:30-5:30pm
Smith College, Smith Reads, First-Year Reading Experience
John M. Greene Hall, Smith College, 60 Elm St., Northampton, MA 01060
July 14-21, 2018
Clarion West Writers Workshop
Seattle’s University District, Seattle, WA
July 8-15, 2018
Squaw Valley Community of Writers, Summer Writing Workshops
Squaw Valley, CA
June 13, 2018, 7:30 pm
Conversation with my daughter Shannon Leone Fowler in celebration of her paperback memoir Traveling with Ghosts
Waterstone’s, 70 St John’s Road, Clapham Junction, London, SW11 1PT
May 29, 2018, 7:30 pm
Conversation with Lucy Jane Bledsoe, Author of The Evolution of Love
Kepler’s Books, 1010 El Camino Real, Menlo Park, CA 94025
May 24, 2018, 7:00 pm
Conversation with Andrew Sean Greer, Winner of 2018 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction
Bookshop Santa Cruz, 1520 Pacific Avenue, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
May 24-27, 2017
Narrating Science:
The Power of Stories in the 21st Century
Toronto/University of Guelph
May 5-7, 2017
Teaching at Vortext (sponsored by Hedgebrook)
Whidbey Institute, Whidbey Island
April 7, 2017, 7:00 pm
San Francisco Library Laureates Gala
Main Library, 100 Larkin Street, San Francisco
March 30, 2017, 10:30am
Brandeis National Committee’s 27th annual lunch with the authors
Villa Ragusa, 35 South 2nd St, Campbell, California
March 18, 2017
Laguna Beach AAUW Literary Luncheon
Laguna Beach, California
March 14, 2017
Gunn Lecture
Jayhawk Room, Kansas Union, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas
March 8, 2017
Norwich University Writers Series
Norwich University, Northfield, Vermont
January 27-29, 2017
Rancho Mirage Writers Festival
Rancho Mirage, California
January 25, 2017, 11:30
Literary Lunch
Montalvo Arts Center, 15400 Montalvo Road, Saratoga
January 21, 2017, 10:00 am
Women’s March
Washington, DC
January 18, 2017, 7:00 pm
Nonhuman Rights Project Benefit
The Kitchen, 512 West 19th Street, NYC
January 15, 2017, 5:00 pm
Writers Resist
Veteran’s Memorial, Santa Cruz, CA