Upcoming Events

BHS Holiday Bazaar

Enjoy the best of Beaverton while supporting over 100 local merchants, makers, and artisans!
When: Sat November 17 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Hillsboro High School Holiday Bazaar

Look for Lars at Booth 76 at this fundraiser for the Grad Night Party, featuring the best of local artisans and craftspeople!
When: Sun December 2 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Jolabokaflod PDX

Bringing the Icelandic tradition of giving books as gifts to see our friends through the cold winter nights to Portland, Jolabokaflod PDX features local authors, Scandanavian culture, and more!
When: Sun December 30 3:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Past Events

Book Reading at the South Hero Community Library

I'll be reading a selection from the book mere miles from where the pivotal events in The Prize took place. I look forward to seeing all of my local friends and readers!
When: Sat July 30 2011 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Reading and Discussion about The Prize at the Ethan Allen Homestead

Most of the events of The Prize took place within walking distance of the Ethan Allen Homestead Museum - come out and hear a reading from the book, and participate in a discussion of the events it depicts.
When: Sat July 30 2011 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Aloha, Oregon Book Signing

When: Sat January 26 2013 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Jan's Paperbacks Grand Re-Opening

When: Sat March 23 2013 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Blog Tour for The Prize

I'll be touring a variety of blogs, with guest posts, interviews and reviews. More details as they're available...
When: Mon May 6 2013 12:00 AM - Thu May 9 11:55 PM

Release Day for The Light!

When: Tue September 17 2013 12:00 AM - 11:55 PM

Launch Party for The Light

Come on out to help me celebrate the release of my second novel, examining the American Revolution from the perspective of a Trenton Quaker.
When: Sat September 28 2013 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Release Day for The Smoke

When: Wed January 1 2014 12:00 AM - 11:55 PM

Launch Party for The Smoke

Let's meet up at Jan's Paperbacks in Aloha to discuss my latest novel, which lets readers experience the American Revolution from the viewpoint of the Skarure (Tuscarora) Nation of the Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) Confederation.
When: Sat January 4 2014 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Release Day for The Declaration

When: Wed July 2 2014 12:00 AM - 11:55 PM

Launch Party for The Declaration

Come and get your copy of my latest novel, fill any gaps in your collection, and have them all personally signed. I look forward to seeing you there!

How does a quiet tobacco farmer in the uplands of South Carolina come to secret away a document that would shake our understanding of the Revolution? Read The Declaration to find out!
When: Sat July 12 2014 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Jan\'s Paperbacks

Launch Party for The Break: Tales From a Revolution - Nova-Scotia

Come and get your copy of my latest novel, fill any gaps in your collection, and have them all personally signed. I look forward to seeing you there!

Experience the Revolution from the vantage point of a Loyalist refugee in Halifax, keeping up a correspondence with her girlhood friend as she struggles to put back together the shattered pieces of her life.
When: Sat November 8 2014 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Premiere of Episode 1 of The American Revolution, Rise of the Patriots

Don't miss this exciting new television series, featuring commentary by Lars D. H. Hedbor!

Five unsung patriots strike pivotal blows for American liberty as unrest between Britain and the colonies explodes into a war for independence. A Boston doctor named Joseph Warren spearheads the rebellion with inspiring oratory and an underground spy network; a Rhode Island merchant, John Brown, leads a daring raid against a British customs ship; Samuel Prescott visits his fiancée and suddenly finds himself completing Paul Revere’s secret mission; Samuel Whittemore, an elderly farmer, becomes an unlikely hero on the first day of hostilities; and a former slave named Salem Poor rallies American militia fighters at Bunker Hill.
When: Mon December 15 2014 9:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Premiere of Episode 2 of The American Revolution, The Empire Fights Back

Don't miss this exciting new television series, featuring commentary by Lars D. H. Hedbor!

Time after time, American independence seems like a lost cause as George Washington’s Continental Army teeters on the brink of annihilation. The heroics of five little-known patriots help the colonies live to fight another day. John Glover, a tough New England mariner, saves 9,000 soldiers from certain capture on Long Island; a shadowy double agent, John Honeyman, helps Washington score a stunning victory at Trenton; a teenage girl named Sybil Ludington rides to the rescue of rebels under fire in Connecticut; a Pennsylvania sharpshooter named Timothy Murphy fires a bullet that turns the tide of the war; and an Indian warrior called Han Yerry leads a rescue mission to starving soldiers at Valley Forge.
When: Mon December 15 2014 10:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Premiere of Episode 3 of The American Revolution, Return of the Rebels

Don't miss this exciting new television series, featuring commentary by Lars D. H. Hedbor!

The American Revolution seems doomed as the British army launches a bold new campaign in the south, but five unsung patriots help reverse the course of the war and shock the world. Nancy Hart, a Georgia mother of eight, battles a patrol of loyalists singlehanded; Elizabeth Burgin attempts a daring rescue of American POW’s in Brooklyn; a supersized soldier named Peter Francisco becomes a legend on the battlefield; a Virginia slave, James Armistead, steals key secrets leading to a stunning victory at Yorktown; and a frontier teenager called Betty Zane runs a gauntlet of death in the Revolution’s final battle.
When: Tue December 16 2014 9:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Joint Book Signing with Edward Ries

Join me at Jan's Paperbacks in Aloha, Oregon, for a post-holiday book signing with a fellow novelist of the 18th century!
When: Sat January 3 2015 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Small Business Saturday at Jan's Paperbacks

Come out to Aloha and meet me and other authors, as we help to hand-sell our favorite books, matching you up with books that we know and love (most by other authors!).
When: Sat November 28 2015 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Launch Party for The Wind: Tales From a Revolution - West-Florida

Come join me as we celebrate the release of my sixth novel of the American Revolution!

Gabriel and Carlotta are ordinary people, caught up in the sequence of extraordinary events that unfold along the Gulf Coast of West-Florida, as the American Revolution breaks like a storm over their world.

Read the extraordinary and little-known story of how a Spanish governor led a determined effort to seize the Florida Colonies from the British, and to help the Americans win their independence!
When: Sat January 16 2016 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Historical Fiction Panel

When: Sat March 12 2016 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Launch Party for The Darkness

George and his family are busy eking out a living on a hardscrabble farm in Maine, as the American Revolution rages around them. Louise takes no guff from anyone, even the British soldiers who patrol their occupied town. As darkness descends over their coastal outpost, their paths cross, setting off a shocking chain of events that will change their lives.
When: Sat April 23 2016 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Historical Fiction Book Signing

I'll be appearing along with Margaret Pinard, who writes heartfelt historical fiction, at Jan's Paperbacks in Aloha. Looking forward to seeing you there!
When: Sat May 14 2016 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Northwest Local: An Author's Fair

I'll have a table at this event -- come on by and get your books signed, complete your set, and just chat with me about the American Revolution and the process of writing about the ordinary people who made it happen.
When: Sat May 21 2016 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Where: 12375 SW 5th Street Beaverton, OR 97005

Northwest Book Festival

I'll have a booth this year at Portland's premier book festival, and will be signing books, exhibiting clips from my television program, and visiting with readers all day!
When: Sat July 30 2016 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Wilsonville Festival of Arts

The annual Wilsonville Festival of Arts is the Wilsonville Arts & Culture Council signature event. Lars will be meeting with readers and signing books all afternoon.
When: Sun June 4 2017 1:30 PM - 5:00 PM

HNS 2017 Imagining the American Revolutionary Era

[Lars D.H. Hedbor, C.C. Humphreys, Laura Kamoie, Stephanie Dray; moderator: Matt Phillips]

Between Outlander, Turn, and Hamilton: The Musical, the American revolutionary era has gained renewed public interest and attention. Join authors established in this era in a discussion of trends and opportunities in American revolutionary fiction, research challenges and advantages, topics and figures ripe for fictionalized treatment, how to incorporate historical sites into your research and promotion, and more.
When: Fri June 23 2017 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Historical Novel Society's 2017 North American Conference Book Signing

The premiere event for historical fiction in North America, the 2017 HNS Conference is being held in Portland, Oregon. Meet Lars and get your books signed during the book sale at the confernece!
When: Sat June 24 2017 3:45 PM - 5:15 PM

2017 NW Book Festival

I will be in Booth 35 at the NW Book Festival in downtown Portland’s Pioneer Courthouse Square on July 29, 2017.

I'll have all of my books on hand to sell, and will be very happy to sign any of my books that you buy or bring to the festival.

As always, the festival is free to the Public.
When: Sat July 29 2017 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Launch Party for The Path

What is freedom worth, if it cannot be shared? Yves de Bourganes only wanted to make some money to send to his mother, and perhaps have a taste of adventure, but he never expected to become enmeshed in a war between Great Britain and her restive colonies, far from the shores of his birth. When he encounters Amalie, a slave with a difficult past, though, his world is truly turned upside down, and he learns that some paths lead to unexpected destinations.
When: Sat October 28 2017 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

BHS Booster Club Holiday Bazaar

I will be on hand with all of my books, including my newest release, The Path.

I'll be offering gift packages and holiday specials -- come on by!
When: Sat November 18 2017 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Indie Press Writers' Conference

Writers and aspiring authors are invited to attend the Indie Press Writer's Conference from 10:30 a.m.-6 p.m., Saturday, April 21, at the Port Orford Public Library, 1421 Oregon St. in Port Orford.

The all-day engagement features presenters from around the state of Oregon, including author Christine Roney; author and owner/operator of Brief Candle Press Lars D.H. Hedbor; author and publisher Erin Ritch of No Wyverns Publishing; and more. Tickets are $20 and can be purchased at the Port Orford Library.

The event kicks off with a pre-conference at 9 a.m. Those attending are invited to bring their manuscripts and have an editor proof their work and receive valuable feedback. Pre-conference tickets are $10, with 25 slots available.
When: Sat April 21 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Northwest Local Author Fair

Lars has been selected to participate for a second time as a local author at the Beaverton City Library's fourth annual Northwest Local Author Fair.

Come out and meet him, get your books signed, and fill in any gaps in your collection!
When: Sat May 19 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Wilsonville Festival of the Arts

Presented by the Wilsonville Arts & Culture Council, the Wilsonville Festival of the Arts celebrates the best of local Visual Arts, Music, Dance, Theatre, and Literary Arts.

Lars will be debuting his new release, The Freedman, meeting with readers and signing books all morning -- come on by!
When: Sat June 2 10:00 AM - 1:30 PM

Launch Party for The Freedman

Come out and meet Lars, chat with him about his books, and get signed copies of the latest one!

An untold story from the Revolution, a grim future seems to await Calabar as he tries to find his way in a society where, as a former slave, it seems that every institution is set against his life and liberty, never mind his pursuit of happiness. When the Revolution offers him a way to strike a blow for freedom, though, will he answer the call?
When: Sat June 9 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Sunday Sessions Writers' Workshop

Lars will be presenting a mini-workshop on navigating the indie press process, as well as signing copies of the newest volume in his Tales From a Revolution series, The Freedman.
When: Sun June 10 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Author Reading at Another Read Through

Hear Lars read from his new novel, The Freedman, and discuss what led him to take on such challenging material.
When: Thu June 21 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Pioneer Living History Festival

Enjoy hands-on family fun and learn about how the pioneers lived and worked!
When: Sat June 23 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Hillsboro High School Fall Bazaar

Look for Lars at Booth 76 at this fundraiser for the Grad Night Party, featuring the best of local artisans and craftspeople!
When: Sat September 15 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Mountain View Middle School Holiday Bazaar

Help raise funds for the Mountain View Middle School PTO, while enjoying local artisans and merchants. Look for me in booth B15!
When: Sat November 3 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM