Events

I hope to see you at one of my upcoming events! All events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.  If you would like to talk to me about appearing at your bookstore, library, festival, or conference, please contact me directly.


Upcoming events:

Midland, MI
November 11, 2017
Battle of the Books Kickoff
Grace A. Dow Memorial Library
Presentations to 4th and 5th graders to kick off library’s Battle of the Books season; book sales & signing.

 

Past events:

2016:

Springfield, MO
November 21, 2016
Children’s Literature Festival of the Ozarks
Missouri State University
Presentations to students in grades 4-8; book sales and signing.

Denver, CO
Monday, September 20, 7 pm
Middle-grade author panel
(with Margaret Peterson Haddix, Jeannie Mobley, Melanie Crowder, and Ingrid Law)
The Tattered Cover, Aspen Grove location
7301 S. Santa Fe Drive, Littleton, CO

Golden, CO
Saturday, September 18-Sunday September 19
Rocky Mountain SCBWI 2016 Letters & Lines Conference
(registration and fee required to attend)
Faculty member, presenting on fast drafting and setting; book sales and signing
Denver Marriott West
1717 Denver West Blvd, Golden, CO

Denver, CO
September 10th, 10:30 am
BookGirl book club discussion
BookBar
4280 Tennyson St., Denver, CO 80212
A discussion of Stars So Sweet with BookBar’s mother-daughter book club.

Denver, CO
Sunday, August 7, 2 pm
Middle-grade author event
(with Jessica Lawson)
The Tattered Cover, Aspen Grove location
7301 S. Santa Fe Drive, Littleton, CO

Boulder, CO
Wednesday, August 3, 6:30 pm
Launch party for Stars So Sweet
(Book reading, signing, & treats!)
Boulder Book Store
1107 Pearl Street, Boulder, CO

Larchmont, NY
Thursday, July 28, 7pm
Middle-grade Palooza!
(with Rebecca Behrens, Laura Marx Fitzgerald, Lauren Magaziner, and Michelle Schusterman)
The Voracious Reader
1997 Palmer Avenue, Larchmont, NY

Cedarhurst, NY
Wednesday, July 27, 5:30 pm
Reading and signing
Blue Door Books
501 Central Ave., Cedarhurst, NY

Long Beach, NY
Tuesday, July 26, 3:30 pm
Book discussion and signing (including sales courtesy of Blue Door Books)
The Dance Loft
160 w. Park Ave, Long Beach, NY

Arlington, VA
Thursday, July 21, 7 pm
Kidlit Author Panel
(with Rebecca Behrens and Jen Swann Downey)
One More Page Books
2200 North Westmoreland Street #101, Arlington, VA

New York, NY
Tuesday, July 19, 2016, 6-8 pm
Launch Party for Stars So Sweet
(Book reading, signing, & treats!)
Books of Wonder
18 West 18th St., New York, NY

Hanover, NH
Saturday, June 18, 2016, 1:30-3 pm
Class of ’01 Author Panel
Room 013, Carpenter Hall
’01 writers Minh Lê, Tara Dairman, Jonathan Mingle, Kimberly Tait and Rachel Richardson are publishing exciting work across a wide variety of genres and topics—from picture books to middle-grade series to environmental journalism to Dartmouth-inspired novels to poetry. During this panel, they will each read a selection of their work and respond to audience questions. Books will be available for purchase and signing.

Bellevue, WA
Thursday, June 9, 2016
Children’s & YA Author Extravaganza
University Bookstore, Bellevue Branch
Panel featuring 13 kidlit authors.

Denver, CO
April 1, 2016, 6:30 pm
“First Friday” Author Event
(with fellow middle-grade author Jeannie Mobley)
Second Star to the Right Children’s Books
4353 Tennyson Street, Denver CO 80212
Readings and craft time at Denver’s lovely children’s bookstore!

2015:

Denver, CO
September 13th, 1:00-3:00 pm
Author Salon
BookBar
4280 Tennyson St., Denver, CO 80212
A writers’ workshop featuring Tara Dairman on writing humor. 

Naperville, IL
Saturday, July 11, 2pm
Debut Author Panel
(book discussions and signings with Emu’s Debuts authors)
Anderson’s Bookshop
123 W Jefferson Ave., Naperville, IL

Larchmont, NY
Sunday, May 31, 2pm
Book discussion & signing
(with Heidi Schulz)
The Voracious Reader
1997 Palmer Avenue, Larchmont, NY

New York, NY
Saturday, May 30, 6pm
Kids Author Carnival
(fun, interactive event for kids, featuring many middle-grade authors!)
Jefferson Market Library
425 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY

Arlington, VA
Wednesday, May 27, 6:30pm
Kidlit Author Panel
(with Rebecca Behrens and Jen Malone)
One More Page Books
2200 North Westmoreland Street #101, Arlington, VA

Wellesley, MA
Thursday, May 21, 7pm
Kidlit Author Panel
(with Lynda Mullaly Hunt, Dana Alison Levy, Lauren Magaziner, Jen Malone, & Ammi-Joan Paquette)
Wellesley Books
82 Central Street, Wellesley, MA

Long Beach, NY
Sunday, May 17, 4-5pm
Reading and Signing of The Stars of Summer and All Four Stars
(Books available for purchase courtesy of Blue Door Books of Cedarhurst)
The Dance Loft
160 W. Park Ave, Long Beach, NY

New York, NY
Thursday, May 14, 6-8 pm
Launch Party for The Stars of Summer
(Book reading, signing, & treats!)
Books of Wonder
18 West 18th St., New York, NY

Boulder, CO
Wednesday, May 6, 6:30 pm
Launch Party for The Stars of Summer
(Book reading, signing, & make-your-own hot dog bar!)
Boulder Book Store
1107 Pearl Street, Boulder, CO

Hanover, NH
Thursday, April 9, 4 pm
Reading with Professor Ernest Hebert
The Wren Room, Sanborn Hall, Dartmouth College
Hanover, NH

2014:
December 12 – MG panel at The Tattered Cover, Highlands Ranch, CO (w/Jessica Lawson and Jeannie Mobley)

October 20 – MG panel at The Voracious Reader, Larchmont, NY (w/Rebecca Behrens, Laura Marx Fitzgerald, Lauren Magaziner, and Michelle Schusterman)

August 24 – MG panel at BookBar, Denver, CO (w/Jessica Lawson and Lauren Magaziner)

August 18 – MG panel at The Book Spot, Round Rock, TX (with Rebecca Behrens, Jennifer Ziegler, Nikki Loftin, and K.A. Holt)

August 17 – MG panel at Barnes and Noble, Fort Worth, TX (with Rebecca Behrens, Polly Holyoke, and K.A. Holt)

August 16 – Fort Worth Library author festival, Fort Worth, TX (with Rebecca Behrens)

July 17 – launch party for All Four Stars at Boulder Book Store, Boulder, CO

July 10 – launch party for All Four Stars at Books of Wonder, NYC

April 12 – Teen panel at the Longmont Library Festival, Longmont, CO (with Jeannie Mobley, Melanie Crowder, Jenny Goebel, and Todd Mitchell)