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Past events

Microsoft Fargo: “WEvolve,” women’s leadership conference — Dec. 9, 2021. “Your Heart is Where Home Is” presentation focusing on The Same Moon: a memoir; the meaning of “home” and its connection with identity; how identity is less about what we do than who we are; and that, like trees in autumn, sometimes we need to shed old parts of ourselves … and sometimes hang on.

Washington State University Pullman virtual class visit to Communication Strategies 383 with Professor Rebecca Cooney — Sept. 27, 2021. Conversation about memoir writing/publication, and working as a communications/PR manager and consultant.

Touchmark at Harwood Groves, Fargo, “An Afternoon with Sarah Coomber” — Sept. 15, 2021. The Same Moon reading, koto presentation and talk on “Finding Home.”

JETAA (Japan Exchange & Teaching Programme Alumni Association) Author Series — July 22, 2021: virtual Reading and Q & A about The Same Moon.

Power of the Pen presentation at Courtyard Fountains Senior Living, Gresham, OR (via Zoom) — Oct. 7, 2020: The Same Moon/”Why We Should All Be Writing” talk.

Annie Bloom’s Books, Portland, OR — Jan. 30, 2020: The Same Moon book talk and signing with my friend Rachel Carter and her book, Enduring the Cure: My MS Journey to the Brink of Death and Back.

East Park Church, Vancouver, WA — Dec. 7, 2019: I spoke on “Recognizing a Rescue” at their two Comfort & Joy Christmas teas.

Vintage Books, Vancouver, WA — Nov. 30, 2019: The Same Moon book signing for Small Business Saturday with my friend Rachel Carter and her book, Enduring the Cure: My MS Journey to the Brink of Death and Back.

Main Street Vintage Home, Vancouver, WA — Oct. 19, 2019: TSM book signing at Women’s Empowerment Night with other local artists, writers and crafters.

Ferguson Books, Bismarck, ND — July 28, 2019: TSM book signing

Ferguson Books, Grand Forks, ND — July 27, 2019: TSM book signing

Zandbroz Variety, Fargo, ND — July 25, 2019: TSM reading / conversation / book signing

Beagle & Wolf Books, Park Rapids, MN — July 23, 2019: TSM book signing

The Willow Bookstore, Perham, MN — July 23, 2019: TSM reading / conversation / book signing

Japan Exchange and Teaching Program orientation, Portland, OR — June 23, 2019: “Wherever you go, there you are” keynote presentation on self-care/culture shock at orientation for Americans heading to Japan to teach English

Educational Service District 112, Vancouver, WA — June 21, 2019: The Same Moon reading / book signing 

Vintage Books, Vancouver, WA — June 8, 2019: The Same Moon reading / book signing / koto playing

Clark College, Vancouver, WA — April 27, 2019: The Same Moon book launch