News & Events

New Book Announcements


Click on the links below to register for events or for more information where available. Be sure to say hello!


Virtual Class Visits for World Read Aloud Day
February 2 & 3

SCBWI-MI Farmington Hills Shop Talk
Query Letters Demystified
February 5

Virtual School Visit
Rock Bridge Elementary School, Columbia, MO
March 8

Humboldt Children’s Author Festival
Humboldt, CA
October 19-23


Virtual school visit, Niedermeier Elementary School
May 18, Monroe, MI

Sponsored Author for Jackson Reading Council’s, Be A Reading SuperHero – Get Rid of the Reading Slump
May 8, Jackson MI

In-Person school visit, Forest Park Trojans
April 30, Crystal Falls, MI

Speaker, SCBWI-Michigan Virtual Spring Conference
April 24

Virtual school visit, Celebrity Reads Week, Franklin School
March 3, Newark, NJ

Virtual class visits for World ReadAloud Day
February 3

Virtual school visits, Hedgcoxe Elementary
February 1 and 24, Plano, TX


Virtual guest author, Fall In Love With Reading series
South Central Michigan Reading Council, Jackson, MI

Virtual guest author, Macomb Reads Fall In Love With Reading Festival
Macomb, MI

Virtual speaker, “Fiction, Nonfiction, and Shades of Grey Between”
Rochester Writers Conference

Virtual faculty and speaker, “Picture Books and All That Jazz” Writers Workshop
Highlights Foundation

Featured speaker, ​Michigan Reading Association Annual Conference

​School Visits and book signings​: lower Michigan CANCELLED

Table Host
​SCBWI MI Nonfiction conference, Livonia, MI

Speaker, book signings
​California Association of Teachers of English Annual convention

Storytime at Once Upon a Time bookstore, book signing/story time
School Visits and book signings​: Simi Valley, CA, Santa Clarita, CA

Speaker, “The Story of a Children’s Book: From Idea to Published Book and Surprises Along the Way” Upper Peninsula Publishers and Writers Association Speakers Bureau, Marquette, MI

Panelist, Women in Entrepreneurship
hosted by Innovate Marquette, Marquette MI