Karna Bodman

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For interviews, speeches/events for conventions, clubs, non-profits, local groups,to receive free autographed bookplates or just chat, please drop me an email:



Since my first novel was launched, I’ve been on extensive book tours where I’ve had over 300 speeches/events around the country in cities including: Washington, D.C., New York, Los Angeles, San Diego, Santa Barbara, San Francisco, Seattle, Phoenix, Houston, Chicago, Charleston, Atlanta, Tampa, Orlando, Miami and Naples, among others.

If you are a member of an organization and would like to hear stories about life in The White House, working with President Reagan, the current political landscape, weaving facts into fiction, or the personal journey of writing a contemporary novel, please be in touch. I’d love to hear from you. Example: Interview on the nationally syndicated Lars Larson Radio show about my new thriller, TRUST BUT VERIFY and work in the Reagan White House:



Jan. 4 -- Radio interview on Eric Metaxis Show, Salem station, New York
Jan. 17 - Speech to Estero Newcomers, FL
Jan. 22 - 4:30 Speech to Bears Paw Country Club, Naples, FL
Jan. 24 - Luncheon Speech to Friends of the Bonita Springs Library, FL (location TBD)
Jan. 29 -- Dinner Speech to Naples Yacht Club
Feb. 4 -- 4:00 Speech to Women's Advancement League at Countryside Country Club, Naples, FL
Feb. 5 -- Morning Speech to Villagewalk Ladies Group, Bonita Springs, FL
Feb. 19 - Luncheon Speech to Ft. Myers Republican Club, Helms Club at The Landings, Ft. Myers. FL
Mar. 6 - Luncheon Speech to Marco Island Woman's Club, Marco Island, FL
Mar. 9 -- 2:00 Talk/signing at Barnes & Noble, Waterside Shops, Naples, FL
Mar. 14 - Luncheon Speech at Naples Lakes Country Club, Naples, FL  
Mar. 19 -- Speech to Palmira Girls Club, Naples, FL
Mar. 28 -- Dinner speech to Spring Island Club, Spring Island, SC


Nov. 5 -- Speech at Moorings Park/Grey Oaks, Naples. FL


Feb. 1 -- 4:00 Speech to three Bonita Bay Book Clubs, FL
Feb. 6 -- Evening Speech to Chateaumere at Pelican Bay, Naples, FL
Feb. 13 - Luncheon Speech to Pelican Isle Yacht Club, Naples, FL
Mar. 7 -- Afternoon Speech to Citrus Park, Bonita Springs, FL
Mar. 13 - 5:30 Speech to Artesia of Naples, FL
Mar. 24 -- Luncheon Speech to Kappa Alpha Theta Founders Day, Ritz Golf Resort, Naples, FL
Jul. 11-15 -- Panel and Signing at International Thriller Writers Conference, "Thrillerfest," Grand Hyatt, New York City
Aug. 1 -- 2:00 PM Speech to Rancho Santa Fe Senior Center, CA
Aug. 15 - Dinner speech to the Optimist Club at the Lomas Santa Fe Country Club, Solana Beach, CA
Sept. 12 - Dinner speech to the Rancho Santa Fe, Library, CA
Sept. 18 - 10:00 AM Eastern, Radio Interview on WANB, 105.1 FM - Southwestern Pennsylvania
Sept. 24 --Radio Interview on Red Nation Rising WDDQ 92.1 FM and WJHC 1075 FM
Sept. 25 -- 5:40 PM Radio Interview on News/Talk WSVA 92.1 FM/ 550 AM
Sept. 26 - 8:20 PM Eastern, Radio Interview on Lars Larson syndicated show
Sept. 27 - Dinner speech to the Sulgrave Club, Washington, DC
Oct. 1 -- 6:00 PM Eastern, Radio Interview on KZNU, Utah, Kate  Dalley show
Oct. 4 - 10:00 AM Easern, Radio Interview on  KTKZ 1380 AM Sacramento, CA
Oct. 4 -- 3:00 PM Eastern - Record TV Interview for Catholic Broadcasting Network (syndicated) for weekend airing
Oct. 5 -- 8:35 AM Eastern, Radio Interview on WCBM Sean Casey Show, Baltimore, MD
Oct. 7 -- 1:35 PM Eastern Radio Interview Tron Simpson show, Colorado Springs
Oct. 8 -- 12:00 -Rradio Interview, Donna Seebo Show, Tacoma, Washington 
Oct. 9 -- 11:00 AM Speech to Welcome to Washington Literature and Travel Group
Oct. 11 -- 8:20 AM Eastern, Radio Interview on KZIM, Missouri
Oct. 16 -- 5:30 PM Eastern, Radio Interview with Trey Radel, Fox News, Ft. Myers, FL
Oct. 17 -- Luncheon speech to Chevy Chase, MD Women's Republican Club
Oct. 17 -- 5:30 PM Eastern Radio Interview on Darius Norman Show, WMTA 107.3 FM/1380 AM, Kentucky
Oct. 18 -- 12:30 Eastern Radio Interview on Mike Boyle Show, AM 1460, Colorado Springs, CO
Oct. 27 - Brunch speech to Arlington Republican Women's Club, Arlington, VA
Nov. 1 -- 5:30  PM Eastern Radio interview, WMTA, Kentucky
Nov. 2 --  10:40AM Eastern Radio interview, KTRS St. Louis, MO
Nov. 7 -- Luncheon Speech to Republican Women of SWFL Federated
Nov. 10 -- 11:00 - 4:00 - Signing at Naples, FL Library: 8065 Lely Cultural Parkway
Nov. 14 - 6:00 - 8:00 PM - Talk to Marco Island Writers, Mackle Park, Marco Island, FL
Nov. 15 -- Luncheon Speech to Tides Club at Cypress Point Club, Naples, FL
Dec. 6 - Luncheon Speech to Quail Creek Country Club, Naples, FL
Dec. 10 -- Dinner Speech to lee County Republican Club, Ft. Myers, FL
Dec. 17 -- 3:00 Speech to The Arlington, Naples, FL 


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