Literary Fictionist,
English Professor,
Director of the Maslow
Family Graduate Program
in Creative Writing

Boulder Book Store – Boulder, CO

Boulder Book Store 1107 Pearl Street, Boulder, CO

A reading and book signing with Jenny Shank at the Boulder Book Store on the Pearl Street Mall at 7:30.

West Side Books – Denver, CO

West Side Books 3434 W 32nd Ave, Denver, CO

A reading and book signing in the Highlands neighborhood of Denver. 7:00 meet-and-greet with David, 7:30 reading.

BOOK LAUNCH! BookBar – Denver, CO

Bookbar 4280 Tennyson Street, Denver, CO

WHITE PLAINS Book Launch! Food, drink, and lots of fun, along with a reading and signing.

Chaffee County Writers Exchange – Salida, CO

Chaffee County Writers Exchange Shavano Manor 525 W. 16th Street, Salida, CO

All-Day (10:00-4:00) writing workshop on Character Development for the stellar folks at the Chaffee County Writers Exchange.

Book Haven – Salida, CO

Book Haven 135 F Street, Salida, CO

All-Day (10:00-4:00) Chaffee County Writer's Workshop at the Salida Vineyard Church followed by a reading and signing with fellow Conundrum author Peter Anderson at the Book Haven in Salida, CO at 7 p.m.

Bookworks – Albuquerque, NM

Bookworks 4022 Rio Grande Blvd., Albuquerque, NM

An afternoon reading and book signing with essayist Laura Matter and poet Erin Adair-Hodges, 3 p.m.

Malvern Books – Austin, TX

Malvern Books 613 W 29th Street, Austin, TX

A reading and book signing with Charlotte Gullick and Natalia Sylvester, 7:00 p.m.

Brazos Bookstore – Houston, TX

Brazos Bookstore 2421 Bissonnet Street, Houston, TX

A reading and book signing with the poet Melissa Studdard, 7 p.m.

Subterranean Books – St. Louis, MO

Subterranean Books 6275 Delmar, In the Loop, St. Louis, MO

A reading and signing at Subterranean with authors Cynthia A. Graham and Angela Mitchell, 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Mercantile Library – Cincinnati, OH

Mercantile Library, Cincinnati OH 414 Walnut St #1100, Cincinnati, OH

A reading and book signing with Kristen Iversen, in the place where the likes of Ralph Waldo Emerson and Herman Melville once read.

Hoyt Library – Kingston, PA

Hoyt Library 284 Wyoming Ave., Kingston, PA

A relaxed meet-and-greet book signing at the lovely Hoyt Library, in the town where David's wife Cynthia grew up.

Moravian Academy – Bethlehem, PA

Moravian Academy 4313 Green Pond Rd, Bethlehem, PA

An all-day visit with the students and faculty of the Moravian Academy.

Newtonville Books – Boston, MA

Newtonville Books 10 Langley Rd., Newton, MA

With the amazing ZZ Packer, interviewed by Heidi Pitlor, writer and series editor of Best American Short Stories.

Aras Eanna, Inis Oirr – Ireland

Aras Eanna Inis Oirr, Galway

A reading and book signing at Aras Eanna on the lovely Inis Oirr, one of the Aran Islands off the west coast of Ireland, as part of the Mile-High MFA's remote residency.

KGB Bar – New York City

KGB 85 E. 4th Street, New York, NY

A reading with Sophie McManus and Bethany Ball at the legendary KGB.

Harrison Public Library – Harrison, NY

Harrison Public Library 2 Bruce Ave, Harrison, NY

The Harrison Public Library--David's childhood sanctuary! A reading and signing with fellow Harrison High School grad Michael Balkind.

Mahopac School District – Mahopac, NY

Mahopac 179 E Lake Blvd, Mahopac, NY

A visit with the students and teachers of Austin Road Elementary School, where David's sister Marisa is a star teacher.

Oak Vino Wine Bar – Beacon, NY

Oak Vino Wine Bar 389 Main Street, Beacon, NY

A reading and book signing with Joselin Linder and David's dear friend Lauree Ostrofsky. Books sold by Inquiring Minds Bookstore. Register here if you're coming!

Scattered Books – Chappaqua, NY

Scattered Books 29 King Street, Chappaqua, NY

A friendly meet-and-greet and book signing at the Clintons' favorite bookstore, near the town where David grew up.

The Writer’s Center – Bethesda, MD

The Writer's Center 4508 Walsh St, Chevy Chase, MD

A day-long writing workshop, "How to Write an Autobiographical Narrative," at the Writer's Center in Bethesda/Chevy Chase, MD, 10 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. See the Writer's Center website for details.

Richmond Young Writers – Richmond, VA

Richmond Young Writers 2707 West Cary Street, Richmond, VA

Writing Workshop (“Remember that Terrible Day You Had? You Could Turn It Into a Great Story") for Richmond Younger Writers, June 11, 2:00-4:00.

CharlotteLit – Charlotte, NC

CharlotteLit 1817 Central Ave #302, Charlotte, NC

A workshop on character development for the Charlotte Center for Literary Arts, 7-9 p.m.

Wolverine Farm Bookstore – Fort Collins, CO

Wolverine Farm 144 N College Ave, Fort Collins, CO

A "Dinner with Authors" with two of David's favorite Colorado contemporaries, Laura Pritchett and Harrison Candelaria Fletcher.

Tattered Cover Bookstore (on Colfax) – Denver, CO

tattered cover 2526 East Colfax Avenue, Denver, CO

A reading at one of the best indy bookstores in America, just a few miles from David's house. With the inimitable Erika T. Wurth, Courtney Morgan, and Steven Dunn.

The Elliott Bay Book Company – Seattle, WA

Elliott Bay Book Company 1521 10th Ave., Seattle, WA

A reading and signing with Andrea Dunlop and Donna Miscolta in one of the best bookstores in America.

Another Read Through – Portland, OR

Another Read Through 3932 N Mississippi Avenue, Portland, OR

A reading and conversation with the amazing Leni Zumas, one of David's favorite writers and people. 7:00.

Colorado Mesa University – Grand Junction, CO

Colorado Mesa University 100 North Ave, Grand Junction, CO

A visit with students at Colorado Mesa University, where David taught in the late 1990s, and a reading/craft talk at 12:00, Escalante 243.

Lithic Bookstore and Gallery – Fruita, CO

Lithic Bookstore 138 South Park Square #202, Fruita, CO

A reading and signing at the Lithic Bookstore & Gallery with poet John Nizalowski, 7 p.m.

Riverview Tavern – Chicago, IL

Riverview Tavern 1958 W Roscoe Steet, Chicago, IL

With Ada Cheng, Jimin Han, Edward Kelsey Moore, and the great Lazar. Hosted by Suzanne Clores.

StoryStudio Chicago – September 25

StoryStudio 4043 N Ravenswood Avenue, Chicago, IL

David will teach a master class on "How to Write an Autobiographical Story" for StoryStudio Chicago!

University of Colorado at Colorado Springs

Kraemer Family Library, UCCS 1420 Austin Bluffs Pkwy, Colorado Springs, CO

A reading and book signing at the Kraemer Family Library, 3rd Floor.

Adams State University, Alamosa, CO

Adams State University 208 Edgemont Blvd, Alamosa, CO

A reading and book signing in the Cooper Room of the Nielson Library, accompanied by the amazing Peter Anderson!

Writers Workshoppe, Port Townsend, WA

Imprint Bookstore 820 Water Street, Port Townsend, WA

A weekend workshop (Sat/Sun 10-4)  for the wonderful Writers Workshoppe in Port Townsend.   Focus, Fine-Tune, and Finish!    aka "Put the Pedal to the Metal!"  with David Hicks Saturday and Sunday, April 14th and [...]

Imprint Bookstore, Port Townsend, WA

Imprint Bookstore 820 Water Street, Port Townsend, WA

A reading and book signing, accompanied by the wonderful poet Peter Quinn.

Colorado Book Awards Finalists Reading

BookBar is hosting a reading by the fiction and poetry finalists for the Colorado Book Awards. David, who is a finalist in the "literary fiction" category, will be reading with two of his favorite authors, [...]

Arapahoe Libraries’ “Village Read” Kickoff, August 2

Koelbel Library 5955 S Holly Street, Centennial, CO

David's novel, White Plains, has been selected by Arapahoe Libraries' 2018 "Village Read." In July, over a thousand patrons have downloaded the book, and in August there will be a series of events to celebrate [...]

Writing Workshop, August 16

Southglenn LIbrary 6972 S. Vine Street, Centennial, CO

As part of the Arapahoe Libraries "Village Read" celebration, David will give a writing workshop ("How to Write an Autobiographical Narrative") at the Southglenn Library on August 16. Register for the workshop here.

Writing Workshop, August 25

Koelbel Library 5955 S Holly Street, Centennial, CO

As part of the Arapahoe Libraries' "Village Read" celebration, David will teach a writing workshop on "How to Write an Autobiographical Narrative" at the Koelbel Library in Centennial, CO. Register for this free workshop here.

“Village Read” Finale! on August 25

Curtis Center for the Arts 2349 East Orchard Road, Greenwood Village, CO

A party with music and festivities will end the Arapahoe Libraries "Village Read" celebration of David Hicks's book WHITE PLAINS--featuring a meet-and-greet with David and some book signings. More info is here.

Writing Workshop in Port Townsend, WA

Imprint Bookstore 820 Water Street, Port Townsend, WA

David will be facilitating two writing workshops on October 6 and 7, 2018, with publisher and author Laura Stanfill.

Reading at the Book Haven

Book Haven, Salida 109 N. F Street, Salida, CO

A reading at Salida's sweet bookstore Book Haven at its new location at 109 F Street.

Hicks Visits the Hudson Valley May 18/19

Oak Vino Wine Bar 389 Main Street, Beacon, NY

David will make two appearances in the Hudson Valley on the weekend of May 18/19--in Tarrytown, NY on Saturday,  and in Beacon, NY on Sunday. Since he is from Westchester County and holds the Hudson [...]

Keynote Address at GEOCON

Georgetown Heritage Center 809 Taos Street, Georgetown, CO

David will kickoff the GEOCON activities with a keynote address on Saturday morning at the Georgetown Heritage Center.

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