September 13, 2017, 7:30pm, Town Hall, Seattle:

Claire in conversation with Vanessa Grigoriadis in support of Grigoriadis’s new book Blurred Lines: Rethinking Sex, Power, and Consent on Campus

September 19, 2017, 7pm, Lagunitas Brewing Company, Seattle:

“Trainwreck: The Worst Decades of Our Lives”: a reading of revolting juvenilia by Claire and four other writers. Beer and pizza. All proceeds go to Seattle7Writers to support literacy efforts in our communities

September 20, 2017, The Mineral School residency, Mineral, Washington:

Claire is guest teacher and speaker

September 27, 2017, 6:30-9:30pm, StoryStudio, Chicago:

Claire teaches a master class in memoir 

September 28, 2017, 7:30pm, Women & Children First, Chicago:

A literary panel on the theme of Sex & Power. Panelists will include Claire, Sarah Hepola, Ashley Victoria, C. Russell Price, and Gina Frangello. Kim Brooks will moderate