Upcoming Events~

Come celebrate the launch of Spawn of Lilith, the first book in my dark urban fantasy (we call it horror, doncha know) series!

Where: Borderlands Cafe in San Francisco
870 Valencia Street, San Francisco CA 94110
When: Sat, July 8th, 2017, 3:00-4:00pm

Then, for pre-ComicCon fun, I’m doing a signing and reading for Spawn of Lilith at my favorite San Diego bookstore, Mysterious Galaxy!

Where: Mysterious Galaxy, 5943 Balboa Ave. Suite 100, San Diego, CA 92111
When: Sunday, July 16th, 2:00-3:00pm
There will be beer/wine and snacks!




Past Events~

Come celebrate the official book launch for Plague Nation
Mysterious Galaxy Books in Redondo Beach
2810 Artesia Blvd, Redondo Beach, CA. (310) 542-6000
When: Tuesday, April 9th, 20113, 7:30-8:30pm
There will be wine. :-)

For my San Francisco friends,  Reading/Signing
Borderlands Cafe in San Francisco
Borderlands Cafe, 870 Valencia Street, San Francisco CA 94110
When: Sat, April 20, 3:00pm – 4:30pm

A Reading/Signing at:
Books, Inc Opera Plaza
601 Van Ness Avenue, SF, 415-776-1111
When: Thursday, May 2nd, 7:00-8:00PM
There will be wine and snacks!

March 29 – April 1
World Horror Convention
Salt Lake City

Plague Town Book Signing, Saturday, April 7th, 2pm, at:
Dark Delicacies
3512 West Magnolia Boulevard
Burbank, CA 91505
(818) 556-6660

Plague Town Book Signing,Sunday, April 22nd, 3pm, at Borderland Cafe (next to Borderland Books)
866 Valencia Street
San Francisco, CA 94110
(415) 824-8203
Plague Town Book Signing, May 1st, 2012, 7:30-8:30pm, at Mysterious Galaxy’s new Redondo Beach store along with my sister, Lisa Brackmann, who will be signing her new release Getaway. Come join us!

Mysterious Galaxy, RB
2810 Artesia Blvd.
Redondo Beach, CA 90278

Mysterious Galaxy, San Diego
7051 Clairemont Mesa Blvd. Suite #302
San Diego, CA 92111
Tel: 858.268.4747

October 17th, 2011- Boucheron by the Bay
A SinC panel for an AAUW fundraiser at the San Jose Historical Park. The event took place in an old firehouse and was an absolute blast. With me on the panel were Kelli Stanley and Penny Warner.

A panel at A Great Good Place for Books in Montclair with Janet La Pierre, Diana Orgain, and Penny Warner.

A presidential face-off at the Concord Library for their Mystery Sunday between me (current president of SinC NorCal) and Simon Wood (current president of MWA).

A Morbid Curiosity Cures the Blues panel at the West Hollywood Book Fair with editor Loren Rhoads, Del Howison (owner of the fabulous Dark Delicacies Bookstore), and JD. (Here’s the link to the wonderful Morbid Curiosity book trailer!)

Another MCCtB panel at Pegasus Books with A.M. Muffaz, Allegra Lundyworf, and Darren Mckeeman.

A fantabulous evening of entertainment at the Hypnodrome with the Thrill Peddlers and a slew of MC authors: Jill Tracy, William Selby, Gravity Goldberg, Dana Fredsti, Russell Blackwood reading M. Parfitt, and Will Freitas reading Frank Burch. (Note: If I don’t have a link to an author, it’s because I don’t currently have their website info!)

An interview for Morbid Curiosity Cures the Blues here.

A reading with co-author Cynthia Gentry at the Center for Sex and Culture from our book Secret Seductions (I wrote under the name Roxanne Colville for this one).

A WOMBA book event at West Portal Books for Secret Seductions.

17026964-251d-4ae8-ab1f-811f2b6eafa2phoebe_jordan_blog_talk_radio_badgeClick to hear Dana as a guest author on “Phoebe Jordan’s Talk About My Favorite Authors” as she talks about her currently released novels, Murder for Hire, which is written under Dana Fredsti and Ripping the Bodice, which is written under Inara LaVey.




Authors on the Move
Saturday, March 14th
The Hyatt Hotel
1209 L Street
Sacramento, CA

From the coordinators of Authors on the Move: We have awonderful evening planned with nearly 40 authors and over 300 guests, who will help us raise funds for literacy and tutoring programs at the Sacramento Public Library. This year is the seventh year of Authors on the Move and it has become a favorite with Sacramento book lovers. The Places You Will Go, a travel theme this year, will feature 10 travel authors as well as those who write fiction, mystery, nonfiction, history, and poetry.

Sisters in Crime Panel
Thursday, March 26th (time tbc)
@ South Berkeley Library
1901 Russell Street at MLK
Berkeley, CA 94703

Dana will be on a panel with fellow authors Mark Coggins, Claire M. Johnson and Priscilla Royal.

Author Event
Tuesday, April 7th, 7pm
Alameda Free Library
1550 Main Street
Alameda, CA

Dana will be giving a presentation on the origins of Murder for Hire and her writing career, followed by a brief Q&A session.

Sisters in Crime Panel
Sunday, October 19th, 3-5pm
Napa Library
580 Coombs Street
Napa, CA 94559
(707) 253-4241
Dana will be on a panel with fellow authors Kit Sloane and Penny Warner.


Keep track of Dana’s Previous Past Events, here.

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