Orcas Island Literary Festival, April 17-19.

Panel and reading to be announced.


Thursday, September 12, 3:30 – 5 PM – Reading at San Juan Islands Museum of Art’s exhibition, “DEEP DIVE” 

San Juan Islands Museum of Art’s exhibition, “DEEP DIVE,” will offer a special event with contributors to the poetry and essay anthology, For Love of Orcas. Participants will read pieces from the book as visitors tour the exhibit. Iris will read her essay, “Salish Sea Account.”

The multi-media exhibition includes glowing art by many artists. It also sends messages about threats to the approximately 130 variously endangered species here. You’ll be moved and inspired.

Admission is $10; members and those 18 and under are free. For more information, visit

Past Events for Hiking Naked

Bookstores/libraries that have hosted events likely have copies of Hiking Naked in stock – and they might be signed!