5/27/20 – 7pm
Malibu Library Author Series – Featured Speaker
23519 West Civic Center Way
Malibu, CA 90265

4/17/20 – 11am – 1pm
Association of Realtors – Featured Speaker
2006 W Magnolia Blvd
Burbank, CA 91506

3/18/20 – 12 – 1pm
Malibu Rotary Club – Featured Speaker
Pepperdine University
Villa Grazdio
24255 Pacific Coast Hwy
Malibu, CA 90263

3/5/20 – 3 – 5pm
AWP Conference/Bookfair
Author Signing – Table T1955 – upstreet: a literary magazine
Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center, San Antonio, TX

2/16/20 – 4pm
V’s Restaurant Malibu
Best of LA Award Ceremony
22821 Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu, CA 90265

2/8/20 – 12pm – 2pm
Barnes & Noble
731 N San Fernando Blvd., Burbank, CA 91502

12/15/19 – 5pm
Olandar Foundation – Literary Salon
6032 Philip Ave., Malibu, CA 90265

12/14/19 – 12p – 2pm
Sunlife Organics
29169 Heathercliff Road, Malibu, CA 90265

12/7/19 – 3pm – 5pm
Barnes & Noble
160 S. Westlake Blvd., Thousand Oaks, CA 91362

12/7/19 – 9am – 1pm
Thorne Family Farm stand
6043 Bonsall Drive, Malibu, CA 90265

11/23/19 – 1pm – 3pm
Barnes & Noble
Ventura Gateway, 4820 Telephone Rd, Ventura, CA 93003

11/22 – 3pm – 5pm
Ojai Library
111 E Ojai Ave, Ojai, CA 93023

11/16 – 2pm – 4pm
Barnes & Noble
The Commons at Calabasas Park
4735 Commons Way, Calabasas, CA 91302

11/14 – 7pm 
Soho House, Malibu *Private Event

11/13 – 5pm
Oak and Iron Craft Cocktail Bar
2967 Thousand Oaks Blvd, Thousand Oaks, CA 91362 

11/10 – 3pm
Diesel Books in Brentwood
225 26th St #33, Santa Monica CA 90402 

Maria Shriver in line to buy MALIBU BURNING at Diesel Books in Brentwood.

11/9 – 6:30pm
The Malibu Racquet Club and Sparrow Cafe
23847 Stuart Ranch Rd., Malibu, CA 90265

Major Media Events

Coast to Coast – November 4th at 10pm PST

The Aware Show with Lisa Garr on KPFK-FM – Nov 20 at 1pm PST


SEPTEMBER 20th, 2019 – 6:30pm 

Radical Beauty, Malibu Rising Art Exhibit

Robert has been selected to read excerpts from his forthcoming book, Malibu Burning, at the opening of the Radical Beauty, Malibu Rising Art Exhibit at Malibu City Hall on September 20th at 6:30pm. The event is free and no reservation is required.


DECEMBER 23rd, 2018 

Weihnacht Film Festival

Reconnected will have its German premiere on December 23rd at the Weihnachts Film Festival in Berlin.


NOVEMBER 13th, 2018 – 2:00 pm


NOVEMBER 15th, 2018 – 1:00 pm

Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival

If you’re in South Florida, come say hi to Robert at one of the showings of Reconnected at this very prestigious festival.



NOVEMBER 1st, 2018 – 7:30 pm

Regal Cinemas at LA Live

LA Feedback Film Festival

Head downtown to see Reconnected screened as part of an event where viewers give feedback after the showing. Remember to say something nice!



AUGUST 11th, 2018 – 2:30 pm

RECONNECTED will screen August 11th at 2:30pm at the world famous Grauman’s Chinese Theatre as part of the Hollyshorts Film Festival. Hope to see you there!


JULY 29th, 2018 – 7:45 pm

LA Shorts International Film Festival

Honored to announce that Reconnected has been accepted at the prestigious LA Shorts International Film Festival, which is an Oscar nominating festival. Reconnected will screen Sunday, July 29th at 745pm at the Laemmle Noho at 5240 Lankershim in North Hollywood. Hope to reconnect with you all there! Here is the link for tickets: 



JULY 27th, 2018 – 9 pm

New Hope Film Festival Screening

Reconnected has been accepted at the 2018 New Hope Film Festival and will screen on July 27th at 9pm. There will be a reception with light appetizers prior to the screening from 6-830pm at the Triumph Brewing Company. Anyone attending the screening is welcome to attend! Keep an eye on the Facebook event page for further details.




JULY 23th, 2018

Madrid International Film Festival

Reconnected has been accepted at the 2018 Madrid International Film Festival and will screen on July 23rd. The film also received award nominations for Best Lead Actor (Robert), Best Lead Actress (Barbara Bain), and Best Director (SJ Main).


MAY 19th, 2018

LitFest Pasadena
Shades & Shadows: Bump in the Night

Robert will be reading his surfing werewolves story, “Lycans Don’t Surf,” on May 19th at 8pm at LitFest Pasadena as part of the Shades and Shadows event. Hope you can make it! Gonna be scary!!


APRIL 28th, 2018

Here is Robert at the USA Film Festival Q&A after the world premiere of his film, Reconnected. Listen to him describe what it’s like to see his short story come to life on film.

MARCH 11th, 2018

New Short Fiction Series

L.A.’s longest running spoken words series, the New Short Fiction Series, has selected four of Robert’s stories to be read by professional actors on March 11th at 6pm at NoHo’s Federal BarIt’s possible that some of the famous actors Robert has worked with over the years might be participating. Perhaps Kevin Spacey will begin his comeback on March 11th. Maybe O.J. Simpson will read and we all know how well he can act. If there was ever a literary event you weren’t going to miss, this is the one!


OCTOBER 25th, 2017

Lit Crawl LA

Robert Kerbeck will be reading at Lit Crawl LA with the writer’s group he founded, the Malibu Writers Circle, on October 25th at 8pm at the Kahuna Tiki restaurant in North Hollywood. More information can be found here.

Come hear some great stories and have a drink! Storytelling and alcohol, what could be better?





MAY 6th, 2017 

Exposition Review Launch Party & Reading

Robert Kerbeck read excerpts from his short story, “Follicular Rivalry,” which is featured in the magazine. More details here.


FEBRUARY 10th, 2017

Association of Writers & Writing Programs (AWP) Conference 2017

Robert was at AWP 2017 and moderated the panel, Emerging From The Slush: How To Get Your Short Story Published.

NOVEMBER 12th, 2016

The Melrose Bellow

ROUND 1: “From the Desert to the Sea”
Vinoteque on Melrose
7469 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90048

Melrose Bellow is a series of literary/reading events including all forms of writing. The writers/readers are an entertaining blend of storytellers, poets, and short fiction writers of all ages reflecting the multicultural make up of Los Angeles with a diverse and eclectic mix of ages, races, and persuasions. Come and enjoy a literary tasting of Los Angeles.

OCTOBER 26th, 2016


Lit Crawl L.A. 2016

California Dreaming | Malibu Writers Circle
North Hollywood Metro Station Bus Plaza, 5373 Lankershim Blvd

Gather around the Malibu Writers Circle and cap your crawl under the moonlight with tales and poems by these award winning writers and poets. Featuring: Lisa Garvey, Michal Lemberger, Sandra Ramos O’Briant, John Struloeff, Shuba Venugopal, Liz Ziemska.

MAY 22nd, 2016

Tongue and Groove

6-7:30 pm

The Hotel Cafe | 1623 1/2 N. Cahuenga Blvd. Hollywood, Ca 90028


Tongue and Groove is a monthly literary variety show, produced and hosted by Conrad Romo. It has featured nearly 400 writers over the past 10 years and has been praised by Sunset Magazine, the Los Angeles Times,  Poets & Writers  as well as Ploughshares and Time Out as one of L.A.’s Best Reading Series. Some of  those who have graced the stage include, Jose Montoya, Dagoberto Gilb, Janet Fitch, Luis Rodriguez, Dan Fante, Matthew Specktor Jerry Stahl,  Kathy Bates, Harry Dean Stanton, Derrick Brown, Roger Guenveur Smith, Wanda Coleman, Aimee Bender, Andrea Gibson, Mayda Del Valle, Stephen Elliott, Marisa Silver, Taylor Negron, Luis Alfaro, Shihan, Jack Grapes and Maile Meloy.