News about Amy Rogers


 

2017 Events, Appearances, and Lectures

Please contact me to speak to your group amy@amyrogers.com

Listen to me read excerpts of PETROPLAGUE and REVERSION at the Sacramento Poetry Center, part of the “Writers on the Air” program.

  • April 23, 2018. P.E.O. chapter meeting, Sacramento, CA. Topic: “Nurture the Garden Inside You.” Private event.
  • September 11, 2017. Sacramento Suburban Writers Club. Topic: Audiobooks. Open to the public.
  • September 5, 2017. Launch day for The Han Agent by Amy Rogers! Events TBA.
  • September 1, 2017. California Writers Club-Sacramento branch. First Friday network meeting, 9 AM, Coco’s, 7887 Madison Ave, Citrus Heights, CA. Topic: Tips and tricks for pre-launch marketing of your book. Open to the public.
  • August 10, 2017. Northern California Publishers and Authors. Topic: IngramSpark & Pronoun for indie distribution. Open to the public.
  • June 28, 2017. New Ulm Public Library SciFi interest group, 6:30 PM, 17 N. Broadway, New Ulm, Minnesota. With poet Richard Meyer. Open to the public.
  • June 23, 2017. Conference on Creative Writing at University of the Pacific, Stockton, CA. Keynote speaker. “Celebrate the Small Stuff: Let shameless, out-of-proportion joy drive you to success in your writing career”
  • June 23, 2017. Conference on Creative Writing at University of the Pacific, Stockton, CA. Workshop presentations on “How to do a book launch” and “Ten things to know about writing thriller fiction”
  • In, Out, and About Sacramento (Van Gordon Productions) Access Sacramento TV channel 17. Panel from California Writers Club-Sacramento branch.
  • May 10, 2017. Sons in Retirement private meeting, Carmichael, CA. Topic: American River salmon
  • April 22, 2017. Writers on the Air, 10 AM-1 PM, Sacramento Poetry Center, 1719 25th St. Featured reader.
  • April 2017: Interview for Writers on the Air. 30 minutes discussing writing, science, and my path as an author and scientist
  • March 10, 2017. Renaissance Society Forum. California State University, Sacramento. Topic: The Human Microbiome

2016 Events, Appearances, and Lectures

  • November 10, 2016. Guest speaker Northern California Publishers and Authors. Topic: How to do a book launch
  • Coming soon: “Under the Microscope” article in Killer Nashville Magazine
  • July 8-9, 2016. ThrillerFest by International Thriller Writers. Look for me on the panel discussing science in thriller fiction. Buy a recording (MP3, CD) from VW Tapes (Science in Thrillers, Boyd Morrison & Panel CTFC-16-069-M)
  • May 26, 2016. Harvard Commencement, 25th Reunion Class Book Fair organized by Harvard Coop Bookstore. 9-11 PM, Phillips Brooks House
  • April 24, 2016. Northern California Publishers & Authors Book Awards Banquet. A ScienceThrillers Media title won first place!
  • April 8, 2016. Benjamin Franklin Awards, Independent Book Publishers Association, Salt Lake City, UT. One of the books my company ScienceThrillers Media published was a silver medalist for a major award. I’ll be there to accept!
  • Spring 2016: Guest host with Steven James on Internet radio talk show The Story Blender, episodes featuring Grant Blackwood and David Corbett

2015 Events, Appearances, and Lectures

REVERSION is on sale now. Click to my Books page for reviews & purchase links.

STMlogoMy publishing company ScienceThrillers Media has released Kindle ebook versions of Katie McKissick/Beatrice the Biologist’s picture book for kids LITTLE CELLS, and a collection of her science-themed cartoons AMOEBA HUGS. Both are available for purchase, or are free for Kindle Unlimited subscribers. Gina DeMarco’s brilliant and funny satire THE NEANDERTHAL’S AUNT, a kind of Bridget Jones’ Diary for women in science, is also in print from STM. Also: ORBITAL PATHS by Richard Meyer, a poetry collection, and EATING BULL by Carrie Rubin, a psychological/medical thriller about obesity.

 

NCPA

NCPA

Treasurer

Since July 1, 2015, I have serves as Treasurer and webmaster for Northern California Publishers and Authors, a local affiliate of the national professional organization Independent Book Publishers Association.

Publishing University 2015

Publishing University 2015

Scholarship!

I was thrilled to attend Independent Book Publishers’ Association 2015 “Publishing University” in Austin, TX in early April, on a scholarship awarded to a member of my local affiliate chapter. I learned a great deal about the publishing business that will make my publishing company ScienceThrillers Media more successful.

“Science in the Neighborhood” columns by Amy Rogers

Stool bank and fecal microbiota transplantation

June 2017

 

 

Summer blend gasoline

May 2017

 

 

Powerhouse Science Center

 

 

April 2017

 

 

Mercury

 

 

March 2017

 

 

Dutch elm disease
Nature Bowl

 

 

January 2017

 

 

Salmon run Nimbus Hatchery

 

 

December 2016

 

 

Wastewater treatment #3 of 3: EchoWater

 

 

November 2016

 

 

Wastewater treatment #2 of 3

 

 

October 2016

 

 

Wastewater treatment #1 of 3

 

 

September 2016

 

Mosquito and Vector Control #2 of 2

 

August 2016

 

Mosquito & Vector Control
NorCal Herpetological Society
Sacramento Flood Control: Forecasting Floods

 

 

May 2016

 

 

Sacramento Flood Control: Folsom Dam

 

 

April 2016

 

Sacramento Flood Control: Levees

 

March 2016

 

Sacramento Museum of Medical History
Influenza
Cristo Rey students do science-y jobs
Blood Donation #2: At the blood bank
Blood Donation #1: At the donor center
The Delta Breeze
Trash #3: Ewaste
Trash #2: Landfill
Trash #1: Recycling
Seasonal Allergies
Vernal Pools
Great Backyard Bird Count
Sports drinks
Science of roasting turkey
Fluorescent lights
Distracted Driving
Fruit Ripening
Swim Safety
Solar Cooking
Traffic Lights