Calendar

Thursday, October 18, 2018, 7:00 p.m.

Clark County Library, 1401 E. Flamingo Road, Las Vegas, NV (map)

Las Vegas Writes Project

Book launch and conversation with the authors of the stories and essays in this year’s volume, LIVE THROUGH THIS: AN ANTHOLOGY OF UNNATURAL DISASTERS. Moderated by Scott Dickensheets and Geoff Schumacher. I’m pleased to announce that my story, “Requiem for Mr. Slow,” is in the book, and I’ll be joining the other authors for this event.
 
 
 
 
 
 


Saturday, October 20, 2018

Historic Fifth Street School, 401 S 4th St., Las Vegas, NV 89101 (map)

Las Vegas Book Festival

I’ll be on a panel with several fellow mystery writers at 10:15 a.m. The festival is free and open to the public. More information is online here.
 
 


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Saturday, September 15, 2018

Copper Cat Bookstore, 1570 W. Horizon Ridge Parkway #170, Henderson, NV 89012 (map)

Book Signing in Henderson!

I’ll be signing COPPER BLACK MYSTERIES along with author H. G. McKinnis, who’ll be signing A JUSTIFIED BITCH! Come see us from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm.
 


Saturday, July 7, 2018

JW Marriott, 350 W Maryland St, Indianapolis, IN 46225 (map)

Mensa Annual Gathering

I’ll be speaking about LITERARY LAS VEGAS and moderating a WRITER’S ROUND TABLE at American Mensa’s annual national convention.
 


Friday, July 6, 2018

Barnes & Noble, 1251 US 31 North, Greenwood, IN 46225 (map)

Meet Me at Barnes & Noble just south of Indy!

I’ll be signing GETTING OFF ON FRANK SINATRA, FULL SERVICE BLONDE, and STRINGS: A LOVE STORY from 5:00 to 6:30 pm.
 


Saturday, June 2, 2018

Javits Center, 655 W. 34th Street, New York, NY 10001 (map)

BookCon

I’ll be signing copies of Copper Black Mysteries from 10 to 11 am.
 
 
 


Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Javits Center, 655 W. 34th Street, New York, NY 10001 (map)

Book Expo

I’ll be on a panel discussing “Making Indie Bookstore and Library Events a Win-Win-Win for Hosts, Authors/Publishers, & Publicists” More info here.
 


Saturday, March 17, 2018, 1:00pm – 2:30pm

Paseo Verde Library, 280 S. Green Valley Parkway, Henderson, NV (map)

Local Author Showcase

I’ll be joining other Las Vegas authors at the 5th Annual Henderson Libraries Local Author Showcase. It’s a great chance to meet and greet dozens of local scribes who write in a variety of genres, from poetry and memoirs, to crime novels, inspirational stories, and everything in between. Click here for more information. (This event is free and open to the public. Hours are 10:00am to 2:30pm. I’ll be there from 1:00 to 2:30.)
 
 
 
 
 
 


Saturday, February 17, 2018, 1:30pm – 3:30pm

Shoshone Museum, 118 California State Highway 127, Shoshone, California (map)

Discussion and Signing of Full Service Blonde

Tecopa Shoshone Desert Writers’ Group and the Shoshone Museum Association will be hosting me at the Shoshone Museum for a talk and signing. All are welcome! For more information, call the museum at 760-852-4524 or email shoshonemuseum@gmail.com.(This event is free and open to the public.)
 
 
 
 
Friday, November 24, 2017, 1:00pm – 2:00pm

The Mob Museum, 300 Stewart Ave., Las Vegas, NV 89101 (map)

Book Signing

I’ll be signing Getting off on Frank Sinatra and Full Service Blonde at the Mob Museum’s annual “Black Friday” event. More information is online here.
 
 
 


 
Tuesday, November 7, 2017, 7:00pm – 8:00pm

The Writer’s Block, 1020 Fremont Street, Las Vegas, NV 89101 (map)

Book Launch Party for Full Service Blonde

Please join me to celebrate the release of Full Service Blonde, the second novel in my Copper Black Mystery serries. Wine, soft drinks, and gourmet hors d’oeuvres will be served. (This event is free and open to the public. No reservation is necessary but it will help with planning if you let us know you’re coming!)
 
 


Saturday, October 21, 2017

Historic Fifth Street School, 401 S 4th St., Las Vegas, NV 89101 (map)

Las Vegas Book Festival

I’ll be joining Brian Rouff, P Moss, and H.G. McKinnis to discuss Las Vegas fiction on a panel moderated by Tod Goldberg. The festival is free and open to the public. More information is online here.
 
 


 
Thursday, October 12 – Sunday, October 15, 2017

Sheraton Hotel Toronto, 123 Queen Street West, Toronto, Ontario M5H 2M9 Canada (map)

Bouchercon World Mystery Convention

I’ll be participating in the opening session on Thursday, October 12th, at 8:00 am, then talking about my Copper Black mystery series and signing books at 1:30 pm in the VIP room. More information is online here.
 
 
 
 


 
Wednesday, September 13, 2017, 5:00pm – 7:30pm

ViewPointe Executive Suites, 8275 S. Eastern Avenue, Las Vegas, NV 89123 (map)

Book Launch Party for Strings: A Love Story

Please join me to celebrate the release of Strings: A Love Story. Enjoy wine, soft drinks, appetizers, and live violin music! (This event is free and open to the public. No reservation is necessary but it will help with planning if you let us know you’re coming!)
 
 
 


 
Monday, September 11, 2017, 6:00pm – 8:30pm

Community Lutheran Church, 3720 E. Tropicana Ave., Las Vegas, NV 89121 (map)

Literary Las Vegas

I’ll be speaking to the Henderson Writers Group about Southern Nevada’s thriving literary community. The event is free and open to the public. More information is online here.
 
 
 


Sunday, July 16, 2017, 2:00am – 4:00pm

Southpoint Casino, Sonoma Room A, 9777 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89183 (map)

Painted Stories IX: Endless Summer

I’ll be reading from Getting off on Frank Sinatra while artist Meegan Boiros turns blank canvas into a work of art! This is the ninth time Writers of Southern Nevada has sponsored Painted Stories. I’m looking forward to joining Linda Lou, who will be reading from her latest work. ($5 at the door / free for Writers of Southern Nevada Members)
 
 


 
Wednesday, June 21, 2017, 7:00am – 8:30pm

Flintridge Bookstore & Coffeehouse, 1010 Foothill Blvd., La Canada, CA 91011 (map)

Reading, Signing & Reception

Please join me for a reading/discussion & signing of Getting off on Frank Sinatra at this wonderful independent bookstore in La Canada, California. Wine, coffee, tea, and treats will follow! (This event is free & open to the public. RSVP here. )
 
 


 
 
Saturday, May 27, 2017, 2:00am – 4:00pm

Just Fabulous, 515 N. Palm Canyon Dr., Palm Springs, CA 92262 (map)

Book Signing

Please join me for discussion & signing of Getting off on Frank Sinatra at this amazing store in Palm Springs. Wine & cheese will be served! (This event is free & open to the public.)
 


 
Thursday, May 18, 2017, 7:00 – 9:00pm

Las Vegas Writers Group, Tap House, 5589 W. Charleston Blvd., Las Vegas, NV (map)

Enticing Your Readers to Turn the Page

I’ll be speaking to the Las Vegas Writers Group about how to create tension, build suspense, and raise the stakes in writing, both fiction and nonfiction. (This event is open to the public. Admission is $5. )
 


 

Friday, April 14, 2017, 7:00 – 8:00pm

The Writer’s Block, 1020 Fremont Street, Las Vegas, NV (map)

EXPO: A Reading Series Featuring Vegas Authors

EXPO is a monthly reading series of original fiction, poetry, and creative nonfiction from Las Vegas writers. A venue for both established and emerging authors, each installment features five authors for five minutes each. This installment of EXPO will feature readings from Geoff Carter, Megan Edwards, Sarah Haak, and Steven Hoefer. (This is a free event. No RSVP is necessary. )

 

 



Saturday, March 18, 2017, 12:00noon – 1:30pm

Paseo Verde Library, 280 S. Green Valley Pkwy, Henderson, NV
Local Author Showcase

Henderson Libraries Local Author Showcase

Meet 60 authors from the Vegas Valley who write in a variety of genres, from poetry and memoirs, to crime novels, inspirational stories, and everything in between. I’ll be one of them — please stop by and say hi!

 

 


Thursday, March 14, 2017, 7:00pm – 8:00pm

The Writer’s Block, 1020 Fremont Street, Las Vegas, NV
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Book Launch, Reading & Signing for Getting off on Frank Sinatra

Yes, I’m going to read & sign, but I want you to know this is going to be a PARTY, folks! The festivities will continue across the street at the fabulous & historic Atomic Liquors…) Hope you can join me for an evening of Las Vegas fun & cocktails & canapes.

 



Saturday, August 31, 2013, 10:15am

Orange County Mensa Regional Gathering

2013OCRGRadisson Suites, Buena Park, CA

Caution: Funny Signs Ahead

We’ve all laughed at accidentally funny road signs. I’ll be sharing a whole slew of them from RoadTripAmerica.com’s ever-expanding funny sign collection.


vvbfWorkshop: Getting Started in Travel Writing

Workshop at the Vegas Valley Book Festival, November. 3-6, 2011, at the Historic Fifth Street School in downtown Las Vegas.

 


Thursday, November 4 at 7:00 pm

Where History & Fiction Collide: The Las Vegas Writes Project

Perpetual-Engine-of-HopeClark County Library Theater — 1401 E. Flamingo Road, Las Vegas

“The Perpetual Engine of Hope — Las Vegas Stories Inspired by Iconic Photographs”

Authors Megan Edwards, P Moss, Dayvid Figler, Oksana Marafioti, Alissa Nutting, Juan Martinez, K. W. Jeter, and Geoff Schumacher, moderator, discuss their contributions to the Las Vegas Writes Project 2010: A collection of seven original short stories based on iconic Las Vegas photographs; published by CityLife Books as part of this year’s book festival.


Saturday, July 3, 2010

Mensa Annual Gathering

Hyatt Regency, Dearborn, Michigan

Caution-Funny-Signs-AheadCaution: Funny Signs Ahead

We’ve all laughed at accidentally funny road signs. Come giggle at a whole slew of them, along with some weird roadside marvels from across the continent. In this presentation, you’ll see some of the perennial favorites from RoadTripAmerica.com’s funny sign gallery along with a bunch of brand-new, never-published howlers.

 


Wednesday, May 26, 2010 at 6:30 pm

Clark County Library — 1401 E. Flamingo Road (just east of Eastern Avenue)

Meet the Authors Program: “Save Gas This Summer– Be A Weekend Traveler!”

Megan Edwards and four other local writers will share their favorite road trip getaways and offer tips for making your next road trip memorable this summer.


May 10, 2010 at 6:30 pm

Las Vegas Artists Guild

Clark County Library — 1401 E. Flamingo Road (just east of Eastern Avenue)

VegasArtistsGuildMegan Edwards will be sharing her favorite spots around Southern Nevada for courting the muse, finding inspiration, and renewing the spirit. Along the way, she’ll share some discoveries that might not find their way onto a canvas, but they’ll certainly make you laugh.

 


Friday, April 16, 2010

Las Vegas Writers Conference

LVConferenceSams Town Hotel and Gambling Hall, Las Vegas, Nevada

Workshop: “The Path to an Agent” 9:00 to 10:00 am

Friday, April 16, 2010

Las Vegas Writers Conference

Sams Town Hotel and Gambling Hall, Las Vegas, Nevada

Workshop: “Build it and They Will come” 3:00 to 4:00 pm

How to craft a platform to support and expand your writing career

Saturday, April 17, 2010

Las Vegas Writers Conference

Sams Town Hotel and Gambling Hall, Las Vegas, Nevada

Workshop: “Breaking in to Travel Writing” 2:00 to 3:00 pm


Wednesday, July 1, 2009

Mensa Annual Gathering

Omni William Penn Hotel, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania


llv-sign-logoWhat Happens in Vegas Comes to Pittsburgh

From its origins as a watering hole for Mormon emigrants to its present unique status as the only large U.S. city founded in the twentieth century, Las Vegas is a constantly bubbling cauldron of rapid urban evolution. Megan Edwards, executive editor ofLiving-Las-Vegas.com, takes you on a virtual tour of Sin City, revealing its colorful past, current state, and predictions for where it’s headed next. Bring your luck along, and you just might score some genuine Vegas booty!


Friday, July 3, 2009

Mensa Annual Gathering

Omni William Penn Hotel, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania


rta200-49What A Long Strange Trip It’s Been: The Story of RoadTripAmerica.com

RoadTripAmerica.com was born on Valentine’s Day, 1996, making it the oldest roadtrip-related site on the Web. The last 13 years have been a roller coaster ride for founders Mark Sedenquist and Megan Edwards, bringing them adventures across the continent, coverage in print media from the Los Angeles Times to People magazine, numerous radio and television appearances, the publication of two books, and a world-wide audience. In addition to chronicling the oh-so-slightly nutty history of RTA, Megan provides tips for aspiring writers and hilarious images from her latest book, ‘Caution: Funny Signs Ahead.’