Events

Events

NEWS & EVENTS

November 2020

I’m participating in NaNoWriMo: National Novel Writing Month. Between November 1-30 my goal is to write 50,000 words and come out with ten short story rough drafts. Wish me luck!

PAST EVENTS

September 2020

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2020 AT 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM (Pacific time)

SF Peninsula Virtual Book Festival Livestream Event featuring Carole Bumpus, Joan Gelfand, Audrey Kalman & Geri Spieler. I’m pleased to be co-hosting the event with San Mateo County Poet Laureate Aileen Cassinetto. Find details here. Join via Zoom here. You’ll get to hear 4 fabulous authors talk about their books and then stay for Q&A.

September: San Mateo County Library’s virtual Story Cafe is featuring “Chasing Carol Stein” from the Fault Zone: Transform anthology

Lisa reading “Chasing Carol Stein”

August 2020

Visit San Mateo County Library’s brand-new virtual Story Cafe for my reading of “The Prisoner” from the Fault Zone: Uplift anthology

Lisa reading “The Prisoner”

June 18, 2020
If you missed the live conversation, you can watch the recording here: A Suspense for our Times: A Conversation with Pretty Things Author Janelle Brown With Lisa Meltzer Penn; San Mateo County Public Libraries

Lisa in conversation with Janelle Brown

May 9, 2020
Reading | Fault Zone: Words for Uncertain Times
Weekend of Words (online)

February 20, 2020
Co-host: Bay Area Generations Literary Salon
Penelope’s Coffee & Tea, Foster City, California

February 3, 2020
Women’s Journeys: A Readers Theater Event
Dragon Productions Theatre Company
2120 Broadway Street, Redwood City, California

November 21, 2019
Featured Reader: Bay Area Generations Literary Salon
Penelope’s Coffee & Tea, Foster City, California

October 10, 2019
Open Mic
You’re Going to Die: Poetry, Prose & Everything Goes
The Lost Church, San Francisco, California

June 19, 2019
California Writers Club Literary Stage at the San Mateo County Fair
Manuscript Evaluations

June 13, 2019
California Writers Club Literary Stage at the San Mateo County Fair
Fault Zone Readings

June 9, 2019
California Writers Club Literary Stage at the San Mateo County Fair
Panel: What Am I Writing Anyway: A memoir, narrative non-fiction, or essay?
(Laurel Anne Hill, Sue Barizon, Alex Veech, Lisa Meltzer Penn)

June, 2018
Promo Video for California Writers Club Literary Stage at the San Mateo County Fair