Events and Appearances

Veterans of Foreign Wars Luncheon

May 10th, 2022

Mark will be speaking at the Veterans of Foreign Wars luncheon in Lafayette, CA on May 10th, 2022. Mark will highlight the need for veterans to craft their stories into service.

Less than 0.4 percent of America is serving in the military. Mark will tell his own writing story as well as teach his fellow veterans how to transform their Hero’s Journey into a Clarion Call!

American Legion Post 517


California Writers Club

May 4th, 2022

Mark is proud to announce that he is the Program Chair for the California Writers Club. CWC is a group of novelists, memoirists, poets, and nonfiction writers. Mark’s goal is to make crafting both enjoyable and educational. Mark books speakers for September, November, January, February, April, May, and June. Workshop programs are booked for October and March.

Contact Mark  if you are interested in speaking at one of CWC’s monthly luncheons. Speakers can reach over 2,000 members who attend virtually and/or in person.

California Writers Club


American Legion Post 105

March 9th, 2022

The San Francisco Bay Area has one of the highest veteran population in America. A Veterans Study polled more than 700 veterans to help identify opportunities for program development, public policy and community collaboration in the Bay Area. I was recently blessed to talk at the American Legion about my “Warrior Week” journey at Zac Brown’s Camp Southern Ground and the work they are doing with the nations’ veterans.

American Legion Post 105

San Francisco’s Italian Athletic Club Fleet Week Luncheon

February 2nd, 2022

Privilege to dine with Donald F. Reid today at San Francisco’s Italian Athletic Club Fleet Week Luncheon. Don served in the Korean War as a Marine machine gunner and was awarded three Battle Stars. Semper Fi! Don and his associates, who include former Peninsula Rep. Pete McCloskey, another Korean combat veteran, have raised more than $300,000 to build the $3.3 million monument. McCloskey, who retired from the Marine Corps as a colonel, is president of the foundation.

SF Italian Athletic Club

FCC Free Radio

January 4th, 2022

Sunday noon to 3 on in studio 2b. I’ve got author Mark Clifford back on the show. I’ve got real extraordinaire Jinelle Marshall In studio also. She’s great at a lot of things. Tune in!

SiSi Caffe

October 31st, 2021
9 AM – Noon

910 Country Club Drive
Moraga, CA

Join us for a Typhoon Coast book signing by the author, Typhoon Coast inspired art, Car show and Live Music.  While you are there, enjoy great Latte’s, Mocha’s, Cappuccinos, Chai Latte’s, Frappe’s, Smoothies, Ice cream and milkshakes. Delicious pastries from Starter Bakery and bagels! 

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Camp Southern Ground

November 2nd, 2021

Met many wonderful people at the Halloween book signing! Your generous donations will benefit our veterans at Zac Brown’s Camp Southern Ground Warrior Week. Check out Three Points of Contact to learn about my experience at Camp Southern Ground