Events in 2020
March 7: Join me for storytime during the Good Night Garrett festivities at Garrett Public Library,107 West Houston Street, Garrett, IN from 4-6 pm
April 7: I'll be visiting with 3rd graders at Pleasant Crossing Elementary in Whiteland, IN. POSTPONED DUE TO COVID-19
April 8: Join me for storytime at 10:30 am at Fables & Fairy Tales in Martinsville, IN. POSTPONED DUE TO COVID-19
Events in 2019
March 2: Join me for story time during the Good Night Garrett festivities at Garrett Public Library,107 West Houston Street, Garrett, IN from 4-6 pm.
March 23: I'll be joining educators at Best Practices Showcase at St. Francis University, Fort Wayne IN. I'll be presenting at 12:15 pm on the anatomy of a picture book.
April 18: Excited to be back at the annual Canterbury Bookfair in Fort Wayne IN. I'll be presenting at 2 and 2:30 pm. The bookfair runs 4/18-20 and is open to the public 8-5:30 daily.
April 24: I'll be visiting Garrett Public Library at 6 pm to talk about the ups & downs and ins & outs of being an author!
June 20-21: I'm looking forward to joining educators at the Lead Learner Summer Institute again this year. Details to follow.
Events from 2018
January 25, 2018: Author visit at Woodland Elementary School in Perrysburg, OH. Thanks to Denise at Gathering Volumes for making this happen!
March 1, 2018: Author visit at Eagle Elementary in Zionsville, IN, Thanks to 4 Kids Books for making this happen!
March 1, 2018: 4 Kids Books & Toys. Zionsville IN, 6 pm. It's a pajama story time! Parent/child yoga class, story time and hot chocolate! Yum!!
March 3, 2018: Second Flight Books, Lafayette IN, 2:00 pm, story time and yoga for kids.
April 17-19, 2018: Canterbury Book Fair, 5601 Covington Road, Fort Wayne, IN 46804. Open to the public 9 am-6 pm
April 20 & 21, 2018: Southern Kentucky Bookfest, Knicely Conference Center, Bowling Green KY 42101
May 3, 2018: Author visit at West Noble Middle School, Ligonier, IN
May 4, 2018: 6-8 pm Better World Books, 215 S Main St., Goshen IN 46526
June 21-22: The Lead Learners Summer Institute Warsaw Community High School, Warsaw IN. I look forward to sharing my love of writing with teachers who love teaching!
Events from 2017
December 10: 10-2 pm, Barnes & Noble, Lafayette, IN. An Indiana-SCBWI Member Book Signing Event-just in time for some holiday shopping!
November 11: 12-5 pm, Local Author Fair, Allen County Public Library, Fort Wayne, IN. Chat with local authors and find some early gifts for the holidays. I'll be signing and selling books.
October 17: 6-8 pm, Local Author Night, Wells County Public Library (200 West Washington Street, Bluffton, IN). A chance to chat with authors. I'll be signing and selling copies of my books.
October 13: 10 am, Heartland Fall Forum, a Great Lakes Independent Booksellers event in Lombard, IL. I'll be signing at giving away copies of No More Noisy Nights at the IPG Book booth.
September 20: 6:30 pm, South Whitley Public Library (201 East Front Street, South Whitley, IN) A book talk about the writing process
September 16: 9 am-4 pm, The Indiana State Reading Association's Fall Conference, Noblesville, IN. Signing and selling books in the exhibit hall.
September 12: 6:30 pm, First Wayne Street United Methodist Church, Fort Wayne, IN. A presentation the the UMW-"Want to start a conversation with a child? Read a book together"
August 26 - Taste of the Arts, Fort Wayne IN! Reading The Day I Ran Away and No More Noisy Nights at 12:30 pm, 2 pm and 3:30 pm
July 15 - Three Rivers Festival, Fort Wayne IN. Join me at 6:45 at the First Wayne Street United Methodist Church, Wayne Street, for a reading and signing of The Day I Ran Away. This will be followed by a free showing of Zootopia, an ice cream social and then pull out your lawn chairs for a great view of the fireworks from the church parking lot.
May 6: Looking forward to spending at day at Gathering Volumes. Signing books, seeing the wonderful books the students created & meeting with them & their parents.
May 4: Skype visit with 2nd graders at Woodland Elementary, Perrysburg, OH
April 29: 11 am, book signing, Barnes & Noble, Mishawaka, IN
April 18: 2:30 pm, book sale, and speaking event, Canterbury Book Fair, Fort Wayne, IN
April 8: Noon, Barnes & Noble, Fort Wayne, IN
April 1: Noon, Barnes & Noble, Fort Wayne, IN
March 21 & 22, 2017: Author Visit, Indian Village Elementary School, Fort Wayne IN