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PAST EVENTS

Dinah Lenney and Lisa C. Krueger
June 6, 2014 – 
Friday - 7:30 PM
At Vroman’s Bookstore
Teaching for the MFA program in Palm Dessert
June 7, 2014 – 
More info: http://palmdesertmfa.ucr.edu
Teaching and reading at Bennington College
June 19, 2014 – 
More info: http://bennington.edu/Philosophy/LowResidencyFormat.aspx
Teaching and reading in the Paris Writing Workshop
July 1, 2014 – 
More info: http://pariswritingworkshop.com
Teaching and reading in the Rainier Writing Workshop
August 9, 2014 – 
More info: http://www.plu.edu/mfa/
Vegas Valley Book Festival, The Personal Essay with Andrew Corsello and Leslie Jamison
October 18, 2014 – 
10:00 a.m.
Historic Fifth Street School, 401 S. Fourth Street, Las Vegas
Washington State University
February 3, 2015 – 
Public Reading 5:00 Art Museum
Pullman, Washington
Denison University
March 4, 2015 – 
5:00 Public Reading
Granville, Ohio
AWP Conference
April 9, 2015 – 
Mr. Capote's Nonfiction Novel 3-4:15
Minneapolis, Minnesota
AWP conference
April 11, 2015 – 
Rejection:How to cope with it, How to grow with it 1:30-2:45
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Los Angeles Times Festival of Books
April 18, 2015 – 
1:30 Writing Across Multiple Genres
Hoffman Hall, USC, LA
Los Angeles Times Festival of Books
April 19, 2015 – 
The Objects that Shape Our Lives 2:00
Seeley G. Mudd, USC, Los Angeles


Dinah Lenney in Conversation with David Ulin

May 6
7:30 PM — Tuesday @
At Skylight Books
A reading from The Object Parade, and a
conversation with LA Times book critic David Ulin
More info: http://www.skylightbooks.com/event/dinah-lenney-reads-object-parade


Sentence After Sentence

May 20
7:15 PM — Tuesday
At the Mark Taper Auditorium — Central Library
Three Writers on the Not-Exactly-Random Extraordinary Ordinary Key of Life.
Featuring Anne Germanacos, Dinah Lenney, and Matias Viegener; moderated by novelist Jim Krusoe
More info: http://www.lfla.org/event-detail/998/ALOUD-May-Programs

APRIL 2014

Whose Life Is It Anyway? Approaches to Writing the Memoir

April 3
7:00 PM, Thursday
at USC Mudd Hall, MHP 101
Featuring Leo Braudy, Dinah Lenney, and Louise Steinman; moderated by Molly Pulda.
More info at Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/422251914575886/


Nonfiction: The Art of the Personal Story
LA Times Festival of Books

April 12
Saturday — 10:30 AM
at Seeley G. Mudd, SGM 124
With Leo Braudy, Leslie Jamison, Pico Iyer, and Dinah Lenney; moderated by Meghan Daum.
More info: http://events.latimes.com/festivalofbooks/fob-schedule/


Adrianne Harun and Dinah Lenney

April 24
11:30 AM, Thursday
at Pages Bookstore
Adrianne Harun (A Man Came Out of a Door in the Mountain)
and Dinah Lenney (The Object
Parade: Essays) will talk about their new books.
Lunch available for those who RSVP


Southampton Arts: Writers Speak Wednesdays

April 30
7:00 PM,
Wednesday at Chancellors Hall
Stony Brook Southampton
Dinah will read from her new book, The Object Parade.
More info: http://www.stonybrook.edu/southampton/mfa/special_programs

 

APRIL 2013

Los Angeles Times Festival of Books:
Saturday, April 20, 2013
1:30 p.m.
“Why Did the Writer Cross the Genre?”
with Luis Alfaro, Bernard Cooper, and Sandra Tsing Loh

and

Sunday, April 21, 2013
12:00 p.m.
“Memoir: Unearthing the Roots”
with Lillian Faderman, Joe Mozingo, and Michael Hainery
http://events.latimes.com/festivalofbooks/


MARCH 2013

Visions and Voices,
USC,
March 6, 2013
http://web-app.usc.edu/ws/eo2/calendar/113/event/897861

Associated of Writers and Writing Programs Conference in Boston
March 8th and March 9th
Friday 3:00-4:15 [view the schedule]
International Woman’s Day Reading from Becoming: An Anthology

and

Saturday 10:30-11:45 [view the schedule]
Why Genre Matters
with David Biespiel, Sven Birkerts, Judith Kitchen, and Scott Nadelson

JUNE 2012

Bennington College,
June, 2012,
With Lynne Sharon Schwartz, http://www.bennington.edu
(use the search box for more information on this upcoming event)

Centrum Writers’ Conference
Reading with Judith Kitchen
http://centrum.org/writers-conference-readings-lectures/

AUGUST 2012

Rainier Writing Workshop
Why Genre Matters
August, 2012
With Scott Nadelson, Sherry Simpson, and Mary Clearman Blue

OCTOBER 2012

Writing the Personal Essay,
October 24th — 7:30
At the Waverly School in Pasadena
With David Ulin, Reyna Grande, and Emilie Beck

Writing the Literary Essay at USC,
October 29th, 7:00
With Tom Bissell, David Ulin, and Lynell George

SEPTEMBER 2012

Skylight Books,
September 28, 2012
http://www.skylightbooks.com/event/usc-master-professional-writing-students-read-their-work-factulty-reader-dinah-lenney

West Hollywood Book Fair,
September 30th, 2012
http://www.westhollywoodbookfair.org/?p=10440

Faith and the Writer:
When Life Meets Art: Dinah Lenney at TEDxUSC

April 2012

Saturday April 21st
1:30 PM

Memoir: Over the Edge

Moderator/Interviewer/Introducer Amy Wallen
Panelists:
Emma Forrest
Dinah Lenney
Charles Shaw
Cheryl Strayed
Location: Seeley G. Mudd (SGM 123) (for Memoir on the Edge — 1:30)
Visit this site for more information: http://events.latimes.com/festivalofbooks/program-schedule/

and

Saturday April 21
4:30 to 5:30 PM

Kick-Ass Women

from Moderator: Dinah Lenney
Panelists:
Allison Engel,
Karen Karbo,
and MG Lord
Location: Hoffman Hall, Presented by USC (4:30 — Kick Ass Women)
Visit this site for more information: http://events.latimes.com/festivalofbooks/program-schedule/
September 9th
7:00 PM

New American Writing,

The Hammer
http://hammer.ucla.edu/programs/detail/program_id/976


Moderating WRITING THE MEMOIR
With Bernard Cooper, M. G. Lord, and Mark Richard

At the University Club
University of Southern California (USC)
October 27th
7:00 PM


The Los Angeles Times Book Festival
Memoir: Living in a Shadow with Jill Bialosky, Meghan O'Rourke, Linda Gray Sexton, and Alexandra Styron
Sunday, May 1st
11:30

 

APRL 2011

Brentwood - "Family Matters"

Writing About Family with Jennifer Lauck, Dinah Lenney & Hope Edelman
April 26th
7:00 PM
Diesel, A Bookstore
Brentwood Country Mart
225 26th St., Suite 33
Santa Monica, California 90402
for more info please visit: http://www.dieselbookstore.com/

The Los Angeles Times Book Festival

Writing the Ineffable: Memoir and Disability with Tim Page and Mark Richard
Saturday, April 30th,
12:45

 

NOVEMBER 2010

Faith and the Writer: Inspiration and Practice

With Heather King, Eric Lax, Mark Salzman, and Justin Wood.
November 1
7:00 PM
Doheny Intellectual Commons at USC

TAKE A LOOK AT THE EVENT FOOTAGE FROM
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OCTOBER 2010

Missouri Valley Reading series
University of Nebraska

Dinah will be reading at the University of Nebraska
October 7th, 2010
More info: http://www.unomaha.edu/creativewriting/mvrs.php

 

SEPTEMBER 2010

Author Talk
Memorial Branch of the Los Angeles Public Library

Dinah Lenney, Actress, TV Star and Author of "Bigger Than Life: A Murder, A Memoir". Book Sale and Signing will follow the presentation.
September 21, 2010
6:30 PM
More info: http://www.lapl.org

 

MAY 2010

Dinah in a conversation with Father Greg Boyle of Homeboy Industries

Wednesday May 5th
7:00 PM
Holy Family Church
1527 Fremont Ave.
South Pasedena, CA 91030
for More Info please call (626) 799-8908.

Dinah interviews LA Times columnist, Meghan Daum

Meghan Daum is the author of LIFE WOULD BE PERFECT IF I LIVED IN THAT HOUSE
May 7th
at MOCA - ( Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art )
for more info visit: Zocalopublicsquare.org

Event Rundown
WHY WE LOVE HOUSES
May 9th
for more info visit: Zocalopublicsquare.org

WOMEN WHO WRITE

May 28th

Dinah moderates a panel at
THE LATIMES BOOK FESTIVAL

Memoir: The Bigger Picture, with Samantha Dunn,
Gabrielle Burton, and Lynne Sharon Schwartz
Saturday the 25th of April at 3:00:

 

APRIL 2010

Criticism for Its Own Sake

with Hilton Als, Dana Goodyear, Amy Gerstler, Judith Kitchen, and Sven Birkerts.
April 7-10,
2010
AWP in Denver

Minneapolis Mentor Series Reading

April 21st, 2010
www.loft.org

Memoir: Crafting the Personal Story

Sunday, April 25, 2010, at 12:00 NOON,

Humanities A51, UCLA Campus
Moderator: Dinah Lenney
Panelists: James Brown, Samantha Dunn, Tim Page, Lac Su

Everyone's a Critic: Or are they?

with Kenneth Turan, David Ulin, Jonathan Gold, and Evelyn McDonnell
Monday, October 26th, 2009
7:00 p.m.
University of Southern California

October 15th

Scripps College
1030 Columbia Avenue
Claremont, CA 91711
7:30, Reading with Q&A

September 28th
7TH ANNUAL WEST HOLLYWOOD BOOK FAIR SUNDAY

10AM to 6PM
West Hollywood Park
647 N. San Vicente Blvd.
Dinah will moderate a panel — 11:00
For more info on the Book Fair- http://www.westhollywoodbookfair.org/

ALOUD at:

Central Library in the Mark Taper Auditorium
Fifth & Flower Streets, Downtown Los Angeles
3:00 Dinah will be interviewing Lisa See and Nina Revoyr.
More information on the interview — http://www.lfla.org/aloud/calendar/

August 16th

The CSUS Writers' Conference
keynote speaker

May 4

Palm Springs Book Festival

Saturday and Sunday April 26 — 27
LA Book Festival Saturday

11:30 - Panel
Memoir: Hopes and Challenges.

March 20th

Brandeis Alumni Organization

March 12th

California State University Sacramento

Author's Day to be held at

Ports O'Call Restaurant in San Pedro
Guest Speaker, February 24,
2008 American Business Women's Association — Peninsula Chapter

January 29 — February 2nd

Associated Writers' Programs Conference
Panel: Don't Go There: The Question of Silence.

November 1-4
NonfictioNow

University of Iowa, Iowa City

October 19
Guest Speaker

Bagels 'n Books
with Susan Straight. (818) 343-9316

October 15,
Guest Speaker

The Ebell Club
12:00 p.m. (323) 939-0126

June, 2007
Bennington Writing Seminars/

Associate Faculty