Upcoming Events

August 26, 2017: Panel discussion “Women Making Tough Choices” at San Diego Festival of Books. I’ll be in conversation with Midge Raymond (My Last Continent), and Zoreh Ghahremani (Sky of Red Poppies). Moderator is Lora Cicalo, Managing Editor of the San Diego Union Tribune. Panel is at 3:20 pm but the festival runs all day.



Interview: San Diego Union Tribune, January 24, 2016, “Motherhood and War Collide for Casualties Author, by John Wilkens.

Article. Catching Days: Introducing Next Author in the Series, January 26, 2016 

Interview: Caroline Leavitt, January 30, 2106, “Elizabeth Marro talks about struggling to empathize with her protagonist, war, love and more,”

Interview: Orange County Register, March 4, 2016, Casualties Tells A Mother’s Story, by Peter Larsen

Interview: Writers on Writing with Barbara De-Marco-Barrett, podcast of interview aired March 2, 2016 at KUCI Radio FM 88.9

Interview: Jordan Rich, The Jordan Rich Show, WBZ Boston Radio aired March 25. Click here for podcast of interview.

Interview: Story Geometry Podcast, Episode 10: “What’s Your Scaffolding?”

Interview: “Growing Up in Region Inspired Betsy Marro’s Decision to Write,” Coos County Democrat, April 6, 2016

Interview: Q&A “Author Comes Home to Read From New Novel,” appeared in Fosters Daily Democrat, April 9, 2016 & Portsmouth Herald, April 9, 2016

Article: “Former Times Reporter Releases First Novel…” Gloucester Daily Times, April 13, 2016

Interview: Discussion with Peter Biello, host of of New Hampshire Public Radio’s All Things Considered, for The Bookshelf, April 29, 2016

Interview: Discussion with Ali Lightfoot, host of KVNF Community Radio program, Local Motion, in Paonia, CO, May 17, 2016

Interview: “Casualties: A Compelling and Convincing Read,” Q&A with author Kathleen Rodgers, February 2, 2017

Interview: 5 On with Kristen Tsetsi/Jane Friedman March 1, 2017


Essay: “My Library”, Quivering Pen, January 7, 2016.

Essay: Catching Days, February 1, 2106,

Guest Post: The True Value of All those Drafts, weheartwriting.com, February 3, 2016

Essay: Step by Step, Word by Word,” Women Writers, Women’s Books at booksbywomen.org

Past Events

February 4, 2016: In conversation with author Jim Ruland with signing at Warwick’s 7812 Girard Avenue, La Jolla, CA. 7:30 p.m.> Call (858) 454-0347 for details.

February 13, 2016: Keynote speaker and moderator for panel, “Writing War,” Southern California Writers Conference, San Diego, CA

March 2, 2016: Guest, Writers on Writing, KUCI Radio FM 88.9 at 9 am PST, Host: Barbara DeMarco-Barrett

March 5, 2016: Local Author Event, Mysterious Galaxy 5943 Balboa Ave. Suite 100, San Diego, CA 92111, 12-3 pm.

March 8, 2016: In conversation with T. Jefferson Parker and Barbara DeMarco-Barrett as part of the Pen On Fire Speaker Series at Scape Gallery 2859 East Coast Highway, Corona Del Mar. 7 p.m. Details here: http://www.barbarademarcobarrett.com/speakers-series/

March 14, 2016: Guest Host on #Litchat on Twitter at 4-5 pm Eastern, 1-2 pm Pacific. For more details check out the website at http://litchat.com

March 22, 2016: Reading and discussion at Lit Up, A Conversation with Orange County Readers and Writers, Kean Coffee, 13681 Newport Ave, Tustin, CA. 7:00 pm. For details: http://www.meetup.com/Pure-Fiction-League-an-Orange-County-Writers-Community/

March 28, 2106: Reading and discussion, CFT Book Club Downtown San Diego

April 10, 2106: Panelist at Los Angeles Times Festival of Books. Topic: The Ties That Bind at USC with Karen Olsson, Parnaz Foroutan, and moderator Scott Cheshire at 3:30 pm

April 15, 2106: Reading and discussion, Hopewell Valley Bookworms book club in Pennington, NJ

April 16: Reading and discussion, Morris Plains Book Club party, Whippany, NJ

April 20, 2016: Reading and book signing at Toad Hall Bookstore 47 Main Street, Rockport, MA 01966 at 7 p.m. For more information, call (978) 546-7323 for more information.

April 21, 2106: In conversation with poet Andrew Merton with signing at RiverRun Bookstore 142 Fleet Street, Portsmouth, NH 03801 at 6:30 pm

April 24, 2016: Reading, signing and more in Jefferson, NH, 2-4 pm. Email me for details: betsy@elizabethmarro.com

April 28, 2016: Reading, signing, special gift drawing at Morgan Hill Bookstore, 253 Main Street, New London, NH 03257 from 3 to 5 pm

May 12, 2016: Reading and book signing at West Grove 3010-B Juniper Street, San Diego, CA 92104 from 6-8 p.m. For more information: (619) 795-3780

May 19, 2016: Books, Bourbon, and Helping Veterans: Book Signing and Discussion at Peach Street Distillers, Palisade, CO. A portion of each sale will go to help Operation Revamp,Inc. of Grand Junction, CO, an organization dedicated to helping veterans heal through the arts. Free samples and chance to win bottle of award-winning bourbon or brandy (winner’s choice) 4-6 PM, Peach Street Distillers, 144 Kluge Avenue, Palisade, CO 81526. For more information: (970) 464-1128.

August 6, 2016: Reading and discussion, Porter Ranch book club, Porter Ranch Branch of the Los Angeles Public Library, 11371 Tampa Ave, Porter Ranch CA 10 a.m

August 11, 2016: Reading and discussion with “Irene’s Book Club,” in Vermont via Skype

August 14, 2016: Reading, conversation as part of the Second Sunday Author Series, 4-5 p.m. at the California Women’s Museum, 2703 Historic Decatur Road, San Diego, CA 92106 (619) 233-7963.

October 20, 2016: Discussion, “HC Book Club” in Encinitas, CA

January 31, 2017: Discussion, Point Loma Book Club, Ocean Beach CA

February 15, 2017: Panel and Discussion: Crossing the Military-Civilian Divide: Stories and Conversation, 6:30. – 8:30 PM, Point Loma Hervey Branch Library, San Diego, CA

Life After Launch: How to Balance Book Promotion and Writing for the Long Haul: Bindercon LA, April 1-2, 2017, University of California, Los Angeles