Touring

Gay Romance Northwest Meet-Up in Seattle

My GRNW experience was great, worthwhile, and valuable, but slightly overshadowed by the emotional impact of coming home to a place that has both changed and stayed the same. First, the conference or meet-up. The first author-centered panel went quickly.  Only 45 minutes long and I started to realize how very little we would get […]

Gender Justice League and Home

In Seattle, I stopped by Babeland, where I’d worked from 1998 to 2000.  At some point, we made a photo book and these were the two I’d chosen.  Me looking boyish and a wedding photo.  Pretty cute. I also got a shot of the first apartment building James and I lived in together.  FUCC, a […]

The Art of Loving – Sex on the Sidewalk

The Art of Loving draws you in with warm colors and the warm scent of Nag Champa.  Unless, that is, you’re scent sensitive, as were two of the attendees of my reading! The owner and worker swept into action, first trying to clear the space of scent, then setting up chairs and a table out […]

GASS Gets Hot

My first event promoting Blue Water Dreams was a visit to the Gender Alliance of the South Sound (GASS). This is a vibrant, engaged group of trans* folk (though some would use other language) who welcomed me warmly. As I said in my previous post, I stayed with the group facilitators and they brought me […]

Tacoma Home

Victoria and Annie, both involved with the Gender Association of the South Sound, have been so hospitable.  I enjoyed last evening’s conversation and this morning, well, it finally had to end so Annie could get to work, but we could have kept going forever! Tonight is my first event promoting Blue Water Dreams.  I’ll be […]

San Francisco welcomes book tour at Good Vibrations

Dena Hankins will be at Good Vibrations, in the Antique Vibrator Museum, for a group reading September 29th and an erotica reading workshop September 30th.  She is touring the Pacific Northwest to promote her queer/trans* romance, Blue Water Dreams, published by Bold Strokes Books and available through major distributors.  The tour mixes readings, discussions, erotica […]

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