ALA: Scholastic Reader’s Theater Event Jan. 21
A few events scheduled for 2016/2017
Sept. 24, 2016 National Book Festival, Washington Post Reading Room
Sept. 27, 2016 Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School
Oct. 14, 2017 Ashburn Elementary
Oct. 20-21, 2016 Virginia Association of School Librarians Conference, Norfolk
Dec. 2, 2016 St. James Episcopal School
Sept. 26, 2015: Superreaders Luncheon, DC Public Library
Sept. 29, 2015: Panel at One More Page, 7 p.m.: Join moderator Madelyn Rosenberg, author of How to Behave at a Dog Show, as she speaks with authors and illustrators about their processes, both in writing and in art, and their varied approaches for blending art and fiction into books for young people. Panelists include graphic novelist Gareth Hinds, who writes new adaptations of classics such as Macbeth, Beowulf, and King Lear; Rashin Kheiriyeh, widely-acclaimed author and illustrator of fifty-six books, including Two Parrots; Kate Samworth author and illustrator of Aviary Wonders, which won the 2014 Kirkus Prize for Young Readers’ Literature; and Theordore Taylor III, who illustrated DJ Kool Herc and the Creation of Hip Hop, which won the 2014 Coretta Scott King/John Steptoe New Talent Award.
Oct. 17, 2015: Panel at Arlington Central Library: Writing with a Twist: Unorthodox Narrative Structures
Danielle Ellison (SEEK ME IN SHADOWS) *timelines, flashbacks*
Cordelia Jensen (SKYSCRAPING) *verse*
Holly Bodger (5 TO 1) *dual POV, half in verse*
Madelyn Rosenberg (DREAM BOY) *two authors*
Oct. 21, 2015: Richmond Public Library as Part of YAVA
Oct. 24, 2015: SCBWI Mid-Atlantic Conference, Dulles, VA
Oct. 28, 2015:
USAID Story Village Event at Grand Hyatt
Hooray For Books, Alexandria, VA 7 pm.
Oct. 29, 2015:
Temple Beth Am Day School
Nov. 10, 2015: DC Public Library
Nov. 17, 2015: Skype Visit, Knollwood Elementary
Nov. 24, 2015: Graham Road Elementary School
Nov. 30, 2015: Skype Visit, Roanoke College
April 13, 2016: CCBC, D.C.
May 1, 2016: Temple Micah
May 7, 2016: Christopher Newport University Writers’ Conference
And… I skipped some dates again, but here’s where I’ll be:
Feb. 5, 2015, Skype Visit, Oconomowoc, Wisconsin
Feb. 13, 2015, Ashlawn Elementary School Arlington, Va.
Feb. 14, 2015, Quail Ridge Books, Raleigh, N.C.
March 2, 2015, Browne Academy, Alexandria, Va.
March 6, 2015 Robinson High School, Fairfax, Va.
March 21, 2015, Festival of the Book, panel with Kate Samworth, Cece Bell and Robert Anderson. (UVA)
April 15th, 2015, CCBC Children’s Center
June 15th, 2015: Kenmore Middle School
June 22, 2015, American Jewish Library Association panel with Jacqueline Jules, Erica Perl and Debbie Levy.
Dec. 20, 2014, Barnes and Noble, Clarendon
Dec. 21, 2014 National Children’s Museum, National Harbor
Nov. 25, 2015, Gunston Middle School, Arlington, Va.
Teen ’14 at the Richmond Main Library on October 16th, 6 p.m. You can find out more about this event, which features Virginia authors of MG and YA literature, here: https://www.facebook.com/celebratingteens
Books of Wonder in New York with illustrator Heather Ross. We’ll be talking about How to Behave at a Tea Party on Sunday, Nov. 16, at 11:30. Event details here.
Clearly I need to get better at updating my events, as I seem to have skipped a bunch. Here’s where I’ll be for the immediate future:
July 12: Radford Reads Book Festival. I’ll be on a panel at 10:45 and signing books afterwards. Come see me!
July 12: With Mary Crockett at the Salem Museum promoting Dream Boy. Book Launch, all are welcome! 3 to 5 p.m.
July 13: With Mary Crockett at Volume II Bookstore in Blacksburg promoting Dream Boy. All are welcome! 1 p.m.
July 24th: With Mary Crockett at One More Page in Falls Church, Va. 7 p.m.
Sept. 6th: With a bunch of fun authors and kids at a lunch for the winners of the summer reading challenge for D.C. public libraries.
Oct. 16th: With a bunch of fabulous Virginia authors at Teen ’14 at the Richmond Public Library 6:30 p.m.
Oct. 18th: With Wendy Shang, teaching a class for Richmond kids on Getting to Know the Enemy — all about creating the best bad guys and gals.
Aug. 5, 2013, 1 p.m., Martinsburg-Berkeley County Library, Martinsburg, WV
Aug. 13, 2013 2nd Tuesday Book Club, Urbana Regional Library, Frederick, Md.
Sept. 21, 2013 National Book Festival, pavilion of states, National Mall
Oct. 17, 2013, Teen ’13 Book and Author Celebration, Richmond Public Library
Nov. 10, 2013, Evelyn Rubenstein, JCC Book and Arts Fair, Houston, Tx.