• “The smartest historical sci-fi adventure-romance story ever written by a science Ph.D. with a background in scripting 'Scrooge McDuck' comics.”—Salon.com
  • A time-hopping, continent-spanning salmagundi of genres.”
    —ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY
  • “These books have to be word-of-mouth books because they're too weird to describe to anybody.”
    —Jackie Cantor, Diana's first editor

Appearances


Diana-the-Scribe-Scotland-cropListed below are my upcoming events, public appearances and book signings, as well as virtual (online streaming) events.

This webpage is updated as new events are added, so please check back periodically.

Note that for 2024 I will be doing a small number of events due to my workload, as discussed in my “Happy New Year – 2024” blog entry.

If you have questions about—or problems with—obtaining tickets for an event, please contact the listed host organization of the event first. All ticket sales are handled by event organizers and their ticket brokers.

I look forward to seeing you,

-Diana



May, 2024


Sunday, May 19, 2024 – SANTA FE, NEW MEXICO

Diana Gabaldon will be an author guest at the Santa Fe International Literary Festival in beautiful, historic Santa Fe, gem of the Southwest. She will participate in an author session for ticket holders and a public book signing.

Paid tickets for sessions are required, and may be purchased online. See below.

A book signing on Sunday at 3:35 p.m. is open to the public. Purchase of a book from a festival bookstore is required to have a book signed by Diana. See below.

santa-fe-logo-presskitEvent Host:
Santa Fe International Literary Festival
https://www.sfinternationallitfest.org/

Event Venue:
Santa Fe Community Convention Center
201 W. Marcy St
Santa Fe, New Mexico 85701

The Santa Fe International Literary Festival “connects writers, readers, and thinkers—from around the world and close to home—in the celebration of words and story.” Julia Alvarez, Kai Bird, Anthony Doerr, David Grann, Hua Hsu, Patrick Radden Keefe, Anne Lamott, Tommy Orange, Tracy K. Smith, Hampton Sides, John Vaillant, Jesmyn Ward, and Javier Zamora are among the featured authors.

fourteen-days-cropDiana will participate in a festival session titled “On Stage with Diana Gabaldon, Roxana Robinson and Douglas Preston” at the Santa Fe International Literary Festival, on Sunday, May 19, 2024, from 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Description of session: Internationally bestselling author Diana Gabaldon, celebrated novelist and short story writer Roxana Robinson, and bestselling journalist and author Douglas Preston will discuss the star-studded collaborative novel FOURTEEN DAYS. Presented by the Authors Guild.

Book Signing:

Immediately following the “On Stage with Diana Gabaldon, Roxana Robinson and Douglas Preston” session, a book signing with Diana will begin at 3:35 p.m. (also on May 19) in the Festival Lobby.

The public is also invited to the book signing.

All books for the signing must be purchased from Beastly Books who will be conducting the signing and have backlist copies, or from the official Festival bookstore, Garcia Street Books. So please keep your receipts handy.

You may have as many books signed by Diana as you have purchased through the Festival’s bookstores. (No pre-owned books brought from home, please.)

Session Types:

All sessions with authors at this literary festival are either:

“On-the-Big-Stage Session” – A 75-minute author talk. No other events are scheduled during a Big Stage Session.

“On-Stage Session” - A 60-minute author talk. Two or more sessions run concurrently. Diana will participate in an on-stage concurrent session on Sunday, May 19 at 2:30 p.m..

Ticket Types:

2023-santafefest-DG-Tira-HowardThere are three types of tickets you may choose from, per person:

Individual Ticket – Admission to 1 author talk only. Prices range from $27.50 to $75.00 USD (depending on the seating you choose) for tickets to the session featuring Diana, Roxana Robinson, and Douglas Preston on May 19.

One-Day Ticket – Admission to six consecutive author talks on one day (Saturday, May 18 OR Sunday, May 19), with choice of concurrent sessions. Sunday-only tickets range from $159 (general admission for NM residents) to $429 USD for premium seats. At payment checkout, you need to choose the concurrent sesion featuring Diana, Roxana Robinson, and Douglas Preston on May 19 at 2:30 p.m. to obtain entry to that event.

Weekend Ticket – Admission to 13 consecutive author talks (May 17–19), with choice of concurrent sessions. Weekend Tickets range from $369 (general admission or New Mexico residents) to $969 USD, depending on your choice of seats. At payment checkout, you will need to choose the concurrent sesion featuring Diana, Roxana Robinson, and Douglas Preston to obtain entry to that event.

Image at upper right: Diana during her reading at the 2023 Santa Fe International Literary Festival. Photo credit: Tira Howard.

Purchase Tickets Online:

To buy tickets to the Santa Fe Festival, go to:

https://redziaevents.com/e/2024-santa-fe-international-literary-festival/tickets

If you wish to buy only a ticket to the talk with Diana on Sunday, click on “INDIVIDUAL TICKETS – Sunday, May 19”

Scroll down to “Sun. 2:30 p.m. On Stage with Diana Gabaldon, Roxana Robinson and Douglas Preston” and click on the black button that says ‘Select Tickets’ to see the buying options, which depend on your seating choice and whether or not you are a New Mexico resident.

Accommodations

For information on places to stay in Santa Fe during the festival and links to book online, see:

https://www.sfinternationallitfest.org/accommodations



June, 2024


No official appearances confirmed at this time.



July, 2024


No official appearances confirmed at this time.



August, 2024


No official appearances confirmed at this time.



September, 2024


No official appearances confirmed at this time.



October, 2024


No official appearances confirmed at this time.



November, 2024


No official appearances confirmed at this time.



December, 2024


No official appearances confirmed at this time.



January, 2025


No official appearances confirmed at this time.



General Information – Appearances

Please keep the following in mind:

  • If tickets are required for an event, they may be free or require a fee which goes to the hosting organization or sponsor. Tickets for ALL events featuring Diana usually sell out very quickly once they become available.
  • PLEASE CHECK WITH THE HOSTING ORGANIZATION OR SPONSOR of an appearance or event OFTEN for the latest information, ticketing, venue changes, policies and updates. This list is provided as a convenience and my webmistress works hard to keep it current, but it may not always be perfectly up-to-date.
  • If you have questions about an appearance or need more details, please contact the host organization or sponsor listed. They have all the answers. Thanks!
  • Diana is always happy to sign and personalize your books at book signing events as time allows. However, note that some events and venues may require a book purchase or have a limit on how many books you can bring from home for signing. Please check with the event host or sponsor if details are not listed on this webpage.


If you know of an event that Diana has confirmed she will attend that is not listed on this webpage, please let Diana’s Webmistress know.

This page was last updated on Thursday, May 2, 2024 at 3:00 a.m. (Central Time) by Diana Gabaldon or Diana’s Webmistress.