Upcoming Events

ContactLise Olsen at Liseolseninvestigates@gmail.com for information on how to schedule an event or online book talk.

Annual Awards luncheonEvent: Annual TCWLA/TCWLF Grants and Awards Luncheon

Date and Time: Thursday April 20, 2023

Location: Fairmont Hotel in downtown Austin

Description: Lise Olsen will be this year's keynot speaker.

Information: https://tcwla.org/event/grants-and-awards-luncheon

Private EventEvent: How to Publish a Book, Panel discussion with the Texas Ledes, Austin women journalists' group - Private Event.

Date and Time: Wednesday April 19, 2023

Location: Fairmont Hotel in downtown Austin

Information: https://www.facebook.com/events/1361570661296301//


Previous Event Highlights

Event: Conversationalist at the 26th Annual Table Talk Luncheon
Gender & Sexuality Studies program at the University of Houston.

Date and Time: February 15, 11:00 a.m.- 1:30 p.m.

Location: Hilton Americas, Houston

Information: https://uh.edu/class/ws/Programs/table-talk/

Table Talk Conversations

Event: Federal Bar Association, Chicago Chapter

Date and Time: February 1, 2023

Description: Featured speaker, Sexual Misconduct in the Federal Judiciary

Federal Bar Association Interview

Event: Panel Discussion

Date: November, 2022
Texas Book Festival

Description: Panel discussion at the Texas Book Festival in November organized by Texas Institute of Letters president and author Diana Lopez.

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Converstion with Steve WeingergEvent: Conversation With Steve Weinberg

Date and Time: August 18, 2022 at 6:30 p.m.

Description: In conversation with author Steve Weinberg in Columbia, Missouri Skylark Bookshop.

Event: Book Blog Tour

Date and Time: August 3 - 12, 2022

Description: Lone Star Literary Life is hosting a Book Blog Tour for CODE OF SILENCE August 3-12 to celebrate the upcoming paperback release! Read online extras via participating Texas bloggers and sign up NOW to win one of three signed copies via https://www.kristinehallways.blogspot.com/2022/08/code-of-silence-lone-star-book-blog.html

Book Blog Tour

Discussion of the Non-Fiction Book ProcessEvent: Discussion of the Non-Fiction Book Process

Date and Time: July 29, 2022

Description:   A discussion of the #nonfiction book process with author Rene Steinke during alumni days of FDU MFA - Creative Writing's residency in Madison, New Jersey July 29. (FDU alums/students only).

Event: Conversation

Date and Time: July 18, 2022 at 7:00 p.m.

Description:  Olsen in conversation with George Getschow of Texas Institute of Letters at Deep Vellum Books, (COS won TIl's nonfiction book award).

Signed books are still available at the store at 3000 Commerce Street: (469) 781-4881 or visit their website at Deep Vellum Books. Get them while they're hot

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Date: June 23 - 27

Description:  Lise Olsen spoke and signed books at the Investigative Reporters & Editors conference in Colorado June 23-27. (Code of Silence won IRE's 2022 Book Award.)

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Event: San Antonio Book Festival

Date and Time: Saturday, May 21, 2022

San Antonio Book Festival

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Event: Texas Institute of Letters annual conference, El Paso, Texas

Date and Time: Saturday, April 23, 2022

Description:  Winner of the 2022 Texas Institute of Letters' Carr P. Collins Award for Best Book of Nonfiction.

Collins Award

Event: San Diego State University journalism school (via Zoom)

Date and Time: Friday, April 22, 2022

Description: Attention San Diego journalists & SDSU students - join Amy Schmitz Weiss and Arthur Santana for this special, free webinar with investigative journalist Lise Olsen to talk about her book - Code of Silence. ! It's going to be a great discussion!
San Diego State University Journalism school

Event: Power up Your Prose

Date and Time: Monday, March 14, 2022

Description: Six week workshop via Inprint begins Monday, March 14! Sign up here: https://inprinthouston.org/event/power-up-your-prose-with-cool-facts-online-2022-203/

Location: Houston Public Library

Date and Time: Tuesday, October 12, 2021 at 6:30 pm

Description: Houston-based investigatiive reporter and Author Lise Olsen reads from her new book CODE OF SILENCE and continues the conversation about judges, ethics and Texas women who blew the whistle with Mimi Swartz of Texas Monthly, sponsored by Houston Public Library and Brazos Books. Houston Public Library, 500 McKinney St., downtown Houston.

Barbara Bush Literary Center Houston Public Library

Event: Book Discussion

Location: Elliott Bay Book Company, Seattle Washington - via Zoom

Date and Time: Tuesday, October 19, 2021 at 6:00 pm. PT

Description: Author Lise Olsen, an investigative reporter based in Texas who formerly  worked on criminal justice issues in Washington, in conversation with Robert McClure, cofounder InvestigateWest. They will discuss  her new book on federal judges, whistleblowers and the secret system that oversees judicial misconduct complaints.
Click here to view the event live on Facebook


Location: The Booksmith, San Francisco, California via Zoom

Date and Time: Tuesday, November 2, 2021 at 6:00 pm. PT

Description: Author Lise Olsen in conversation with author and attorney Lara Bazelon - Bad Judges - Facts and Fiction.


Location: Event: Virtual Event

Bookwoman in Austin

Date and Time: Thursday, November 4, 2021 at 7:00 - 8:30 pm. PT

Description: Lise Olsen in conversation with whistleblower Cathy McBroom and Austin-based journalist and author Megan Kimble

Bookwoman Event

Event: Book Reading and Discussion

Location: Politics and Prose, Washington, D.C.

Date and Time: Friday, November 12, 2021 at:
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM CST.
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM EST.

Description: Author and investigative reporter Lise Olsen reads from her new book CODE OF SILENCE and discusses judicial ethics in the age of #metoo with Carrie Johnson, NPR's Department of Justice reporter.

Event: Lise Olsen will speak about her book CODE OF SILENCE

Date: Thursday, December 2, 2021

Description: Lise Olsen will speak about her book CODE OF SILENCE as part of a panel discussion at the 12th Annual Latin American Conference of Investigative Journalism on Thursday, Dec. 2 on how to investigate sexual harassment and abuse by the powerful from 12- 1 p.m. Central; 1-2 Eastern. Some panelists are gathering in Canelones, Uruguay, but most events can be accessed online.

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Event: Lise Olsen Discusses Her New Book - Code of Silence

Location: Kaneko Gallery with support from The Bookworm, Omaha, Nebraska

Date and Time: Saturday, December 4, 2021 at 3:00 PM.

Description: Author Lise Olsen, originally from Lincoln, discusses her new book Code of Silence at a live event.

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Event: Book Signing on Galveston Island!

Location: Proletariat Gallery (2221 Market St. in the Strand)

Date and Time: Sunday, January 16th, 3 - 6PM.

Description: Lise Olsen and whistleblower Donna Wilkerson on Sunday, January 16 at the Proletariat Gallery (2221 Market St. in the Strand) for personalized signings of CODE OF SILENCE and a reception from 2:30 to 5 p.m. Beginning in mid-January signed copies of Code of Silence will be available at Galveston Bookshop, http://galvestonbookshop.com.

Galveston Courthouse

Event: A Conversation With Lise Olsen

Location: UTEP's Bloomberg Auditorium

Date and Time: Thursday, March 10, 5PM.

Description: Lise Olsen in conversation with Alfredo Corchado at UTEP's Bloomberg Auditorium .Hosted by NAHJ Student Chapter.


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