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Friday, March 2, 2012

Events and Appearances

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TEACHERS and LIBRARIANS: I love talking about books and writing to people of all ages! I am available for school and library visits, virtual classroom visits, writing workshops for kids or adults, book fairs, book festivals, and book clubs.

For school visit requests -- including virtual classroom visits -- please email penguinauthorvisits@gmail.com.

For other event requests (book clubs, book festivals, public libraries), you can email me via the contact page on this website.


Grub Street Workshop: YA / MG Mysteries: Crafting the Child Detective
February 2, 2019, 10:30 - 1:30
162 Boylston Street, Boston
Course description and registration here

Panel Moderator - Panel discussion, "Solving Great Mysteries"
Appearing with Sheela Chari,  David A. Kelly, and Erin Dionne
Saturday, March 23, 2019
Hotel Providence, RI


Many thanks to the organizations and venues below for hosting these events!

Needham High School (Needham, MA - author panel, developing authentic characters); Grub Street Muse & the Marketplace (workshop: The People Pleaser's Guide to Plot: Creating Conflict in Fiction)

Seattle Mystery Bookshop; Third Place Books (Seattle, WA); Atrium School book fair (Watertown, MA); Cambridge Public Library; Blue Bunny Books (Dedham, MA); Cary Memorial Library (Lexington, MA) / Lexington Reads 2016; New York City Teen Author Festival; Grub Street / Novel Incubator Program / Bonnie Waltch (Literary Salon); Cape Elizabeth Author Fest (Cape Elizabeth, Maine); Chenery Author Festival / Chenery Middle School (Belmont, MA); Barnes & Noble, Dartmouth MA / New Bedford High School Ambassadors Club Book Fair; Arlington Author Salon / Kickstand Cafe; Barnes & Noble (Bellingham, MA); Massachusetts Book Awards

New York City Teen Author Festival/New York Public Library; Blue Bunny Books (Dedham, MA); Boston Teen Author Festival; Cambridge Public Library; The Toadstool Bookshop (Milford, NH); An Unlikely Story (Plainville, MA); Porter Square Books; Buttonwood Books (Cohasset, MA); An Unlikely Story Bookstore & Cafe (Plainville, MA); The Loading Dock International Bistro (Belmont, MA)


Merrimack Public Library / Merrimack High School, YA for YA Book Fest / Barrington, RI Public Library; Bigelow Free Library (Clinton, MA); Annie's Book Stop, Worcester, MA; Porter Square Books (Cambridge, MA); Seattle Mystery Bookshop (Seattle, WA); Third Place Books (Seattle, WA); Odyssey Bookshop (South Hadley, MA); Buttonwood Books (Cohasset, MA); David Levithan / Teen Author Reading Series - Jefferson Market branch, New York Public Library; Saratoga Springs Barnes & Noble; Wellesley Books (Wellesley, MA); Wellesley Media Corporation; Boston Teen Author Festival / Cambridge Public Library; Boston Public Library; Belmont Public Library; The Writer's Loft

Westborough Public Library, Seattle Mystery Bookshop; Brookline Public Library / Simmons College / The Children's Bookshop -- "New Voices" series; Grub Street Writers, Inc.; Groton Public Library/Groton Community Reads Book Club/Kids Writing Workshop; Grub Street "Muse and the Marketplace" conference; NESCBWI Conference; Brookline Booksmith; Boston Teen Author Festival/Cambridge Public Library

NESCBWI Conference, Springfield, MA; Grub Street Muse and the Marketplace Conference, Boston, MA_; Newtonville Books (Newton, MA); Tatnuck Booksellers (Westborough, MA); Where the Sidewalk Ends Bookstore (Chatham, MA); Barnes and Noble (Burlington, MA); Third Place Books (Seattle, WA); Queen Anne Books (Seattle, WA); Barnes and Noble (Northgate, MA); Edmonds Bookshop (Edmonds, WA); Barnes and Noble (Bellevue, WA); "Fight Like a Girl" YA author panel (sponsored by Boston GLOW -- Girls Leadership, Organized Women); Cambridge Public Library Parent/Teen Book Club; Andover Bookstore (Andover, MA); Firefly Moon Gifts & Gallery (Arlington, MA); Belmont Public Library (Teen Read Week/One Book One Belmont); Boston Teen Author Festival (Emerson College); Blue Bunny Books (Dedham, MA); Boston Arts Academy; Boston Public Library (Teen Room, Copley Branch): Chenery Middle School Winter Book Fair; Winnacunnet High School (Hampton, NH)