Saturday, September 9, 2017                                                   Los Angeles, California

Participated as a conference panelist for the Calliope Fiction & Nonfiction Book Authors Workshop, part of Taliesin Nexus’ effort to grow a new cadre of writers, screenwriters, and filmmakers. 

Tuesday, March 14, 2017                                                   San Jose State University 

An opportunity to speak to the student members of the Financial Management Association’s campus chapter about the need for networking and people skills in today’s workplace.




Sunday, July 10, 2016                                                           Saratoga Library

An Afternoon with the Chi-Am Circle Organization’s Members for their “Author! Author! Author!” event.


Ann Bridges and Rare Mettle

Thursday, May 26, 2016 7:00pm-8:00pm           Books, Inc.         Mountain View

Exclusive Silicon Valley Book Launch Event for RARE METTLE

Presentation on Inspiration from True Events, Q&A, Exclusive Book Signing

Books Inc. –  301 Castro Street, Mountain View, CA

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Monday, April 4, 2016                                San Jose – King Main Library

An Evening with Silicon Valley Author Ann Bridges: San Jose in Fact and Fiction

Discussing Silicon Valley’s Inspiration for and Role in PRIVATE OFFERINGS

San Jose in Fact and Fiction April 2016

 Thursday, March 10, 2016 – 2:00-3:00pm WDJY 99.1 FM   Atlanta, GA

Featured Guest on Kevin Horek’s “Building the Future” radio show

(Link to listen to radio broadcast here)

Saturday, March 5, 2016    KFYI 550 AM                   Phoenix, AZ

Author, Ann Bridges on Rare Earth Metals, with Terry Gilberg

(starts about 15 minutes in, runs until top of hour)

(Link to listen to radio broadcast here)

Saturday, February 6, 2016                       San Jose

San Jose Library Book Club – Discussing Private Offerings.


Wednesday, December 16                                 Campbell

Recycle Bookstore West – 275 E. Campbell Ave., Campbell, CA

Book Club Meeting and Discussion of Private Offerings

RBC Bookc Club

Wednesday, November 4                             San Jose

Evergreen Valley College Author Series

Silicon Valley’s Modern Day Gold Rush–Its Promise and Allure

EVC Lecture Shot 2

Wednesday, October 28                             San Jose – King Main Library

A San Jose State University Campus Reading Program Event

“Creating Silicon Valley’s World: A Conversation with Author Ann Bridges”

(The link to the videotaped interview here.)

Comparing Private Offerings and The Circle

Private Offerings by Ann Bridges ISBN 9781939454485THECIRCLE-01

Sunday, October 18                                        Livermore / East Bay

Silicon Valley’s Past, Present and Future–Watch it on YouTube 

Presentation, Q&A, Book Signing –Livermore Public Library Civic Center, Livermore, CA


 Wednesday, October 14                                Palo Alto

Books Inc – 74 Town & Country Village, 855 El Camino Real, Palo Alto

Books Inc Palo Alto

Thursday, October 8                                   San Jose – East

Barnes & Noble – Book Signing Eastridge Shopping Ctr,  San Jose

with San Jose Vice Mayor Rose Herrera

with San Jose Vice Mayor Rose Herrera

Thursday, October 8, 11:30a-1:00pm                    San Jose – Downtown

C2SV: Creative Convergence Silicon Valley Technology Conference

C2Sv Sign Photo

Sunday, September 27                           Campbell

Recycle Bookstore West – Book Signing 275 E. Campbell Ave., Campbell, CA

Recycle Bookstore

Saturday, September 26                          San Jose – South

Barnes & Noble – Book Signing Blossom Hill & Almaden Plaza 5353 Almaden Expressway Bldg. B, San Jose, CA

B&N with PeiyingB&N with Barbara Drotar

Wednesday, September 23                     Mountain View

Books Inc – Presentation, Q&A, Book Signing 301 Castro Street, Mountain View, CA

Books Inc. with Dinah Lin

Saturday, September 19                San Mateo / Peninsula

Barnes & Noble – Book Signing Hillsdale Shopping Center, 11 West Hillsdale Blvd., San Mateo, CA

Maureen Harrington, a fellow Balcony 7 author, joins me.

Maureen Harrington, a fellow Balcony 7 author, joins me.

Thursday, September 17               San Jose – North / Central Silicon Valley

Barnes & Noble – Book Signing 3600 Stevens Creek Blvd., San Jose, CA

My very first book signing.

My very first book signing.