A popular speaker, Lili delivers lectures, workshops and tours on topics related to her writing, the humanities and heritage of the Southwest.
She recently presented at the Flagstaff Mountain Film Festival, gave a talk on historic film making at the Santa Cruz County International Film Festival and was a panelist at the Arizona Library Association Conference, Jerome Film Festival and Tucson Festival of Books.

For school groups, her presentations focus on the elements of literature, the writing process and environmental conservation.
Lili has served on the Save Rex Ranch Creative Advisory Board, Arizona Commission for the Arts grants review panel, Arizona Film and Media Coalition film incentive development mobilization team and Western National Parks Association’s lecture series advisory.
A frequently consulted expert, Lili is designing a pilot course on AZ’s film history for Yavapai College’s Film and Media Arts program in partnership with the Prescott Film Festival.

Speaking Events and Appearances

Arizona Film Expo, Tucson, AZ

Arizona Library Association, Mesa, AZ

Liberty Elementary, Tucson, AZ

Museum of Miniatures, Tucson, AZ

Colorado Library Association Conference, Loveland, CO

Tucson Botanical Gardens, Tucson, AZ

Children’s Museum of Phoenix (finger painting activity), Phoenix, AZ

Museum of Northern Arizona, Flagstaff, AZ

North Mountain Visitor’s Center, Phoenix, AZ

Sosa-Carrillo Freemont House, Tucson, AZ

Sedona Festival of the Arts, Sedona, AZ

Jerome Film Festival, Jerome, AZ

Prescott College, Prescott, AZ

Sun Valley Lodge, Sun City, AZ

Mohave Community College, Kingman, AZ

Arizona Historical Society, Tucson, AZ

Sedona Heritage Museum, Sedona, AZ

Singing Winds Bookshop, Benson, AZ

Apacheland Movie Ranch, Apache Junction, AZ

Barnes and Noble Booksellers, Tucson, AZ

Historic Y, Tucson, AZ

Santa Cruz County International Film Festival, Nogales, AZ

Triangle T Guest Ranch Garlic Festival, Dragoon, AZ

Prescott Film Festival, Guest of Honor, Prescott, AZ

Peregrine Book Company, Prescott, AZ

The Well Read Coyote, Sedona, AZ

Tumacacori National Historical Park, Tumacacori, AZ

Lucky Nickel Ranch, Eloy, AZ

Casa Grande National Monument, Casa Grande, AZ

Benson Historical Society, Benson, AZ

Northern Arizona Book Festival, Flagstaff, AZ

Amerind Museum, Dragoon, AZ

Patagonia Library, Patagonia, AZ

Western National Parks Association, Tucson, AZ

Antigone Books, Tucson, AZ

Mostly Books, Tucson, AZ

Costco, Tucson, AZ

Friends of the Buenos Aires National Wildlife Refuge, Arivaca, AZ

Pima County Public Library, Tucson, AZ

Tubac Presidio State Historic Park and Museum, Tubac, AZ

Tucson Festival of Books, Tucson, AZ

Empire Ranch, Sonoita, AZ

Friends of the Ajo Library, Ajo, AZ

The Museum of Casa Grande, Casa Grande, AZ

Agua Linda Farms, Amado, AZ

Border Food Summit, Esplendor Resort, Rio Rico, AZ