FULL 2018 EVENTS CALENDAR
2018 Events are still being added. Potential vendor means we have applied, but haven’t received confirmation yet. We will post confirmation once we have it.
- Attendee at Norwescon 41 in Seatac, WA, Mar. 29-April 1, 2018
- Vendor (as Books & Chains) at Lilac City Comicon in Spokane, WA, June 2-3, 2018
- Vendor (as Books & Chains) at Washington State Toy & Geek Festival in Puyallup, WA, June 30-July 1, 2018
- Guest/Vendor at Puyallup Festival of Books Local Author Fair in Puyallup, WA, October 6, 2018, at the Puyallup Public Library.
- Vendor (as Books & Chains) at GeekGirlCon in Seattle, WA, October 27-28, 2018
Raven is available for interviews and appearances. For booking presentations, media appearances, interviews, and/or book signings, please contact [email protected].
- Reading At the Inkwell Seattle: Women of Speculative Fiction with Nisi Shawl, myself, G.G. Silverman, and Janine A. Southard. January 10, 2017, at Vermillion Art Gallery and Bar in Seattle, WA. Details HERE.
- PANELIST at Rustycon 34, January 13-15, 2017 in SeaTac, WA. Schedule TBA.
- Vendor (as Books & Chains) at PuliCon 2017, May 6th, in Puyallup, WA. Details HERE.
- Vendor at Capital Book Con, May 13, at The Olympia Center in Olympia, WA. 11 AM-6PM. Details HERE.
- Vendor at Lilac City Comicon, June 3-4, 2017 in Spokane, WA.
- Signing Author at the 2017 Locus Awards, June 24, 2017 in Seattle, WA.
- Game with Authors at Zulu’s Board Game Cafe, July 29th, in Bothell, WA. Details TBA.
- Vendor (as Books & Chains) at Rose City Comicon 2017, Sept. 9-10, 2017 in Portland, OR.
- Vendor (as Books & Chains) & PANELIST at GeekGirlCon 2017, Sept. 30-Oct. 1, 2017, in Seattle, WA. Details/Schedule HERE.
- Vendor (as Books & Chains) at Galaaxar Pop Culture Marketplace, Sunday, Oct. 15, in Issaquah, WA
- Vendor (as Books & Chains) at Central City Comicon 2017, October 21-22, 2017 in Yakima, WA
- Vendor (as Books & Chains) & PANELIST at Jet City Comic Show, November 4-5, 2017 in Tacoma, WA. Schedule HERE.
- Bellingham Holiday Book Festival, November 11th from 10 AM – 2 PM in Bellingham, WA. Details HERE.
- Young Adult Speculative Fiction Extravaganza at Village Books, November 11th at 7 PM, in Bellingham, WA. More details HERE.
- Signing Author at University Bookstore, November 25th, in Mill Creek, WA. Details TBA.
- Vendor/Panelist (as Books & Chains) at Anglicon 2017, December 8-10 in SeaTac, WA. Details TBA.
- Vendor (as Books & Chains) at PDX Geek the Halls 2017, December 16-17, 2017 in Portland, OR. Details HERE.
- Appearing in Artist Alley at The Great Geek and Gaming Roadshow in Tacoma, WA, February 27-28, 2016. Details here. CANCELLED due to illness.
- Vendor in Author Alley at Crypticon. May 27-29, 2016.
- B-Fest Teen Book Festival at Barnes & Noble in Bellingham, WA on Friday, 6/10/16 at 6-8 PM. I’ll be reading/signing books with other SF&F and YA authors. More details HERE.
- B-Fest Teen Book Festival at Barnes & Noble in Bellevue, WA on Saturday, 6/11/16 at 2-4 PM. Event features author events, writing workshops, panel discussions, trivia & games, exclusives, giveaways and more! More details HERE.
- B-Fest Teen Book Festival Writing Workshop at Barnes & Noble in Bellingham, WA on Sunday, 6/12/16 at 2 PM. I’ll be teaching a writing workshop at this with other authors. Come learn the ins and outs of finding ideas and writing. More details HERE.
- Multi-Author Book Signing Event at Barnes & Noble in Bellevue, WA. Saturday 6/18/16 at 1-3 PM. Authors attending: Jesikah Sundin, Robert L. Slater, James R. Wells, and Raven Oak. More details HERE.
- Attending Pro & BOOK SIGNING at Locus Awards Weekend. June 24-26, 2015. (I am signing on Saturday from 12-12:30 PM)
- Author Vendor at Capital Book Con at Evergreen State College (The Longhouse) in Olympia, WA. July 16, 2016. More details here.
- Cascade Writers’ Conference in Tacoma, WA, July 28-31, 2016
- Class-M Exile at Bibliophilia, a mini-fest about the living word. Watch improv actors act out the opening to my novella, Class-M Exile. Hosted by Word Lit Zine. August 4, 2016 at 8 PM (doors open at 7:30) at The Pocket Theater (8312 Greenwood Ave N., Seattle, WA 98103). Tickets are $10 Online, $14 at the Door and you can get them here: http://bit.ly/BibPhile. More details here: http://wp.me/p3TFE2-1gF
- Panelist & Vendor (as Books & Chains) at Anglicon in SeaTac, WA, August 5-7, 2016. You can view my schedule HERE.
- Multi-author Book Launch Event at Wayward Coffeehouse for the release of Untethered: A Magic iPhone Anthology. Friday, September 30, 2016 at 8 PM @ Wayward Coffeehouse in Seattle. Details here.
- Multi-author Book Launch Event at Another Read Through bookstore (3932 N Mississippi Ave Portland, OR) for the release of Untethered: A Magic iPhone Anthology. Saturday, October 1, 2016 at 1:30-3:30 PM in Portland, OR. Details here.
- Panelist & Signing Event at Geek Girl Con, October 8-9, 2016. More details here.
- Vendor (as Books & Chains) at Central City Comicon in Yakima, WA, October 14-16, 2016
Writing Guest of Honor at We Are ALL SF Con, November 4-6, 2016.
THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED.
- Vendor (as Books & Chains) at Jet City Comic Show in Tacoma, WA, November 5-6, 2016
- Vendor (as Books & Chains) at Oddmall Emporium of the Weird Holiday Show in Everett, WA, November 19-20, 2016
- Guest on Seattle Geekly, Episode #244.
- Amaskan’s Blood Book Reading & Signing Event: Feb. 21st from 8-10 PM @ Wayward Coffeehouse in Seattle. Click here for details.
- Amaskan’s Blood Streaming Book Event, March 21, 2015 @ 6 PM PST. Click here for details.
- Guest on Writer 2.0, March 25. Listen here.
- Emerald City Comicon 2015, March 27-29, 2015
- Guest on the ComedySportz Seattle After Party Podcast, March 28, 2015.
Listen here: http://seattlecomedygroup.com/after-party-23-raven-oak/
- Cascade Writers’ Workshop in Redmond, WA in conjunction with Redmond Regional Library, May 16, 2015, 12:30-3:30 PM.
Panel is part of Cascade’s monthly writing workshops & will be followed by a book reading & signing event. Panelists will also include VP of SFWA Cat Rambo, Tina Connolly, and Jennifer Brozek. More details here or on the University Book Store’s website.
- Anglicon. June 12-14, 2015. Panelist in the following–
Conversion TV: The British Invasion in NW2, QI: Are You Quite Interested in NW2, Captain Jack: The Man Who Wouldn’t Die in NW1, Send in the Clones! in NW2, Music in Fandom in NW1, Scriptwriting vs. Novels vs. Fanfic in NW2, and British Humor: The Wry and the Dry in NW2. Full schedule details HERE.
I’ll also be at a booth in the Dealer’s Room with Janine Southard.
- Class-M Exile Book Launch Party at UW Bookstore in Bellevue, WA. Friday, June 19, 6:30-8 PM.
Join us for wine & Texas trivia by way of a game called Texas Headline or The Onion. I’ll also read from Class-M Exile in my best Texas drawl, give out prizes, and sign copies. More details here.
- Locus Writers’ Workshop & Awards Weekend. June 26-28, 2015.
- Panelist at Cascade Writers’ Workshop, July 23-26, 2015. You can check out my schedule HERE.
- Guest on SciFi Diner Podcast. Details here.
- WorldCon August 19-23, 2015
- Todd McCaffrey’s Master Class (Cascade Workshop), Sept. 25-27, 2015
- Joy to the Worlds Book Tour with bestselling authors Maia Chance, Janine A. Southard, Raven Oak, and Gayle Clemans.
- WEDGEWOOD/SEATTLE, WA (12/4)–Book Tour Kick-Off Party. Join us for s selfie photo booth contest, good food, and more. 7PM – 11 PM at 10326 45th Ave. NE, Seattle 98125.
- ONLINE/STREAMING (12/5)–Virtual Book Tour Author Event streaming live on Google+ and YouTube. Join us for a short reading and Q&A. We’ll be giving away a free autographed copy as well. 5:30-6:30 PM CST.
You can stream it via Google+ Hangouts here: https://plus.google.com/events/ctmbm2pkq4e8c6jl109ul595na4
Or via YouTube here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8DTCBgBEgPk
- BELLEVUE, WA (12/6)—UW Bookstore Author Event. Join us for a mini-mystery hunt (with prizes), seasonal treats, Q&A, and book signing. 3-4 PM. Further details here.
- BEAVERTON, OR (12/11)—Barnes & Noble Author Event. Join us for a reading, Q&A, and signing. 7-8 PM. Further details here.
- SEATTLE, WA (12/12)—Seattle Mystery Books Author Event. Come chat with the authors and snag a signed copy of Joy to the Worlds while you enjoy the ambiance of this unique bookstore. 12-1 PM. Further details here.
- TACOMA, WA (12/13)–Kings Books Author Event. Join us for a short reading, Q&A, and signing. 2-3 PM.
- Guest in Reddit’s /r/books for an Ask Me Anything with my co-authors of Joy to the Worlds. Dec. 18, all day. (Direct link coming in December.)
- Emerald City Comicon Writers’ Block March 28-30, 2014
- NorWesCon 37 April 17-20, 2014
- Locus Writers Workshop June 27-29, 2014
- Pacific NW Writers Association Conference July 17-20, 2014
Cascade Writer’s Workshop July 2015 (Conflicted with PNWA)
- Geek Girl Con, October 11-12, 2014
- Emerald City Writers’ Conference–October 18-20, 2013