Lian Dolan Event Calendar

Events in 2019


October 12  ShePodcasts Conference in Atlanta

November 13 International Food & Wine Travel Writers Association Conference Santa Fe


Events in 2018

February 1 Segerstrom Center Guild, Orange County private event

February 16 Publisher’s West Conference, Pasadena, Keynote

March 18 #StayNoisy Santa Monica Public Library with Liz Dolan

May 2018 Pasadena Magazine Women in Business Luncheon Moderator


Events In 2017

February 22nd Podfusion Orlando, Florida
March 25th Panhellenic Alumnae South Bay Association Scholarship Luncheon, Rancho Palos Verdes
May 18th Pasadena Magazine Women in Business Luncheon Moderator

Sept 13th Dallas Episcopal School Luncheon Speaker


Events In 2016

January 23rd You’re the Best Talk & Sale for American Association of University Women
January 26th You’re the Best Book Talk National Charity League San Marino Private Event
February 26th La Canada Parent Ed Fundraiser
April 9 Keynote address St John Episcopal Church Retreat Rancho Santa Margarita
May  13th & 14th Literary Guild of Orange County Festival of Women Authors Keynote Speaker
October 6th Ladies Night Out fundraiser for the Cancer Support Community Pasadena
October 20th  San Marino League Private Event
November 10th Caltech Women’s Club Pasadena Private event


Events In 2015

September 18th Women of Wisdom Orange County  Private Event
October 2nd Ladies Night Out Fundraising Event co-host Pasadena
October 15th Pasadena Magazine Women in Business Luncheon keynote speaker
October 20th Clairbourn School Book Fair  San Marino Private Event
October 26th Literary Feasts, a fundraiser for the LA Library Foundation Special guest Private Event
October 30th You’re The Best Book Launch Powerhouse Arena, Brooklyn NY Free & Open to public
November 7th Satellite Sisters Meet & Greet Happy Hour at Del Frisco’s Steakhouse, Pasadena  4 to 6 Open to public & No Host bar
November 8th You’re the Best Book Launch Event Vroman’s Bookstore Pasadena Noon  Free & Open to the Public
November 9th  Book Club and Signing Coto de Caza Private event
November 10th You’re The Best talk for the Beverly Sills Auxiliary of the Orange County Preforming Arts Center Coto de Caza Private Event
November 13th  You’re the Best book signing at Salutations in Pasadena CA  12 to 2  With Glassybaby Open to public  Supports UCLA Neuro-Oncology Center
November 18th Booksigning at Lincoln in Pasadena from 4 to 6  Holiday Boutique event
November 18th Book Club talk and signing  Private Event
November 20th Cancer Support Community Holiday Luncheon and Boutique  Keynote Speaker
December 3rd You’re the Best Book Luanch Event in at the Barnes & Nobel Royal Parkway Dallas  noon Open to the public
December 4th You’re the Best book talk & signing Dallas, TX Private Event
December 13th You’re the Best Holiday Luncheon for LA Library Foundation  Noon Private Event
December 13th American Women in Media Keynote for Holiday Event at Fox Lot
December 17th Sip n’ Shop at J. McLaughlin San Marino from 5 to 7. benefits Las Candelas
December 18th  You’re the Best Booksigning at LAX International Terminal, Book Soup LAX at noon

Additional Previous Events

Thanks to all who have invited me to speak and support my writing. A partial list of speaking engagements since 2010 have included the following organizations, libraries and book sellers.


  • The Junior League: Chapters in Pasadena, Baton Rouge, Dallas and New Orleans
  • The National Charity League: Various chapters in Southern California including Pasadena, Glendale and San Marino
  • The Huntington Library and Botanical Gardens 
  • Los Angeles Times Festival of Books
  • Literary Orange
  • CALM Celebrity Author Luncheon Santa Barbara
  • Pasadena Showcase House of Design
  • Altadena Country Club
  • The Linda Vistans
  • Shakespeare Club of Pasadena
  • Orange County Writers Club
  • Clairbourne School
  • Mayfield Junior School
  • Mayfield Senior School
  • Caltech Women’s Club
  • The San Marino League
  • Cancer Support Community
  • Omicron Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma
  • The USC Trojan Affiliates San Marino
  • Alzheimer’s Association Orange County
  • The Gooden Center Women’s Auxiliary
  • Many, many wonderful book clubs!


  • Pasadena Public Library
  • Linda Vista Library
  • Westport Public Library
  • Glendale Public Library
  • Corona Public Library

Fantastic and Wonderful Bookstores

Many thanks to my hometown hero, Vroman’s Bookstore in Pasadena, for their fantastic support. And many thanks to the other wonderful bookstore across the country I’ve been lucky enough to visit.

  • Once Upon a Story in Monrovia
  • DieselBooks in Brentwood
  • Pages Bookstore in Manhattan Beach
  • The Book Stall in Winnetka
  • RJ Julia in Madison, CT
  • BookHampton on Long Island
  • Words Bookstore in Maplewood, NJ
  • Flintridge Bookstore in La Canada
  • Bloomsbury Books in Ashland Oregon
  • Barnes & Noble  in Bend Oregon
  • Sunriver Bookstore in Sunriver Oregon
  • Queen Anne Book in Seattle
  • Octavia Books in New Orleans