November/December: COMING SOON: Readings for essay collection, Ranting Out Loud: Life, Pop Culture & How We Sometimes Don’t Get Along.
Nov. 1-8: Judge for the “Logitech Very Short Story Challenge” (On Twitter: #logiVSS). Winners receive a K780 keyboard!
Oct. 15: Presenting paper on magical realism in Central California fiction at CSUB history conference.
Oct. 13: Reading intro to essay collection, Ranting Out Loud on “Pakatelas,” 88.1 FM, Fresno, CA.
June: Orlando: A Poetry Reading in Memory of the Dead & Against Violence & Hate, Fresno State University
May 10, Lecture/discussion @ San Luis Obispo, CA. Topic: Voice in fiction, saying the unsayable . . .
April 28, performing poetry at the Inner Ear Poetry Jam at Full Circle, Fresno, CA
April 23, Fresno LitHop, Giving Up the Ghost, 6:00 p.m. | Mia Cuppa Caffé | feat. Nicholas Belardes, Jane Hawley, Aris Janigian, Michael Medrano
September 18-20, Workshops on experimental fiction/nonfiction/crowd funding, Pismo and San Luis Obispo, CA
April 9 Lecture @ Bakersfield College, RFK Hall, Delano Campus, Delano, CA
April 4 Random Writers Workshop, Russo’s Books, Bakersfield, CA
March 31 Random Writers Workshop, Russo’s Books, Bakersfield, CA
March 18 Writing On The Air, radio show, Austin, TX
December @ Resistencia Bookstore, Austin, TX
October 12 @Regis University
July 8 blog interview on Kortnee With-A-K.
June 19 on Latino Rebels with Luis Marentes.
June 18 on Rainbow Vision with Betsey Lewis. Listen.
June 18 on The Jefferson Exchange (NPR/Southern Oregon University). Listen.
June 18 on writer L.C. Gruber’s blog.
June 13 @ Starplex in Bakersfield, Ca., hosting Q & A for Naked Zombie Girl premiere with Hectic Films.
June 10 The Marilu Henner Show. If you want to listen, check out her archives.
June 4, Maura E. Lynch writes about A People’s History of the Peculiar as well as her chance encounter with the famous UFOlogist who wrote The Mothman Prophecies.
June 2 on The Dr. Carol Francis Show. Listen to Nicholas talk strange history.
May 29, New York Times best-selling author Caroline Leavitt blog interview. Read what I have to say about what sparked the idea for A People’s History of the Peculiar. This post was also featured on the homepage of RedRoom.
May 23 on Coast to Coast A.M. with George Noory. Read the recap of Nicholas on C2C.
May 22, KFCF 88.1 on Paketelas with Michael Medrano and David Campos.
Earlier in 2014:
Talk Radio Europe
The Scott Cox Show
The Ralph Bailey Show
He also appeared on Valley Public Radio in Fresno, California. Listen to him talk about illiteracy in America.
Dec. 13: Reading @ The Gate, Bakersfield, California. Invisible Memoirs II.
Oct. 25: Reading @ Pinot Wine Bar, Fresno, California. Sponsored by KFCF 88.1.
Oct. 23: Reading @ 1st Annual Litcrawl L.A.: NoHo.
Oct. 10: Reading @ Russo’s Books, Bakersfield, California.
Aug. 15: Reading @ Katherine Anne Porter Literary Center, Kyle, Texas.
Cup of TNB, Ep. 3
The Nervous Breakdown: Self Interview