Wednesday, April 17, 6:30 p.m.
Italian Cultural Institute
Frances Mayes and I will present our new books
601 Van Ness Avenue
San Francisco, CA

Wednesday, April 24, 6:30 p.m.
Libreria Pino
548 Union Street
San Francisco, CA

Sunday, April 28, 4:00 p.m.
Book Passage
51 Tamal Vista Blvd
Corte Madera, CA

Thursday, May 2, 9:30 a.m.
Stanford Women’s Book Club (private)
Orinda, CA

Thursday, May 2, 2:00 p.m.
Orinda Books
276 Village Square
Orinda, CA

Tuesday, May 7, 7:00 p.m.
with Rita Richardson of Friends of San Filippino
Italian Cultural & Community Center
1101 Milford Street
Houston, TX

Wednesday, May 8, 6:00 p.m.
with Rita Richardson
American Italian Cultural Center
537 S Peters Street
New Orleans, LA

Thursday, May 9, 7:00 p.m.
with Rita Richardson
Eagle Eye Book Shop
2076 N Decatur Rd
Atlanta, GA

Thursday, May 16, 12:00 p.m.
Il Cenacolo (members and guest)
San Francisco Italian Athletic Club
1630 Stockton Street
San Francisco, CA

Sunday, June 9
Special event sponsored by the Friends of San Filippino
Castiglion Fiorentino, Italy

Tuesday, June 11, 6:00 p.m.
IBS Books

Wednesday, June 12, 6:00 p.m.
British Institute
Florence, Italy

Dianne Hales has given presentations throughout the United States, Canada and Italy. Below is a brief clip of one of her talks and a list of sponsors of her events.

Sponsors of Dianne’s talks include:

Italian Consulates and Italian Cultural Institutes in New York City, San Francisco, Chicago and Toronto
Friends of Florence, Palazzo Tornabuoni, International Studies Institute and Società Dante Alighieri, Florence
Hotel Pellicano, Porto Ercole
Italian Cultural Centers in Sacramento, San Diego and Westchester County, N.Y.
Italian Community Center, San Diego
Italian American Committee on Education (IACE), New York City
Amici della Lingua Italiana, New Jersey
Museo Italo-Americano of San Francisco
Garibaldi-Meucci Museum on Staten Island
Branches of the American Association of Teachers of Italian
Columbia University / Barnard College
University of California, Berkeley
Stanford Women’s Club
California State University, Chico
Rutgers University
Italy-America Society of Philadelphia
ItaLingua Institute of San Francisco
Chapters of the Order of the Sons and Daughters of Italy, UNICO and Rotary International
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Norton Art Museum, West Palm Beach
Phoenix Art Museum
Commonwealth Club, Metropolitan Club, Museo Italo-Americano and Mechanics Library, San Francisco
Salem Athenaeum
Emporio Armani
Independent bookstores, including Book Passage (Corte Madera, Ca.),
Mrs. Dalloway’s (Berkeley, Ca.), Paperback Exchange (Florence) and Poisoned Pen (Scottsdale, Az.)
Local libraries and Italian retailers

To inquire about a potential speaking engagement, please email