Oct. 3: Johnson City (Tenn.) Public Library, 6:30 p.m.
Oct. 11-12: Southern Festival of Books, Nashville. Panel and signing, Oct. 12, noon (Central Time)
Nov. 14: Sons of the American Revolution (Kings Mountain chapter), Johnson City, Tenn., 6 p.m.
Nov. 16: Kentucky Book Festival, Kentucky Horse Park, Lexington.
Feb. 10: King University Institute of Faith and Culture, Bristol, Tenn.: King Institute Appalachian Lectures: King University Chapel, 10 a.m. First Baptist Church, Bristol, 7 p.m.
Feb. 22: Rose Glen Literary Festival, Sevierville, Tenn.
March 4-7: Association of Writers and Writing Programs Conference, San Antonio, Texas (Panel).