School Visits and Events

Linntown 2015

I’m eager to talk to people of all ages about The Rosemary Spell, children’s books, and writing generally. I look forward to meeting you!

Check out the amazing teacher’s guide for The Rosemary Spell here.

Upcoming EventsStevens Primary School 2

A visit to your school, library, or community! Contact me at [email protected] to schedule an event.

Select Past Events

WVIA Keystone Arts Edition (5.16.2022)

You can watch here.

Reading at Thomas Beaver Free Library (3.24.2022)

Thalia Book Club Camp, Symphony Space, Lincoln Center, NYC (6.2.2020)

The Pennsylvania Writing & Literature Project, Saturday Seminar, West Chester University (3.3.2018)

Keystone State Reading Association Conference, Hershey, PA (8.10.2017)

Guthrie Memorial Library, Hanover PA (8.8.2017)

Stevens Primary School, Williamsport, PA (2.22.2017)

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AWP (Association of Writers and Writing Programs) Conference, Washington, DC (2.8.2017)

“Children’s Authors in the Academy” with Claudia Mills & Anne Nesbet.

20161118_074006New Jersey Association of School Libraries (NJASL), Long Branch, NJ


“Exploring the Creative Process” with Jan Cheripko and Lindsay Barrett George

Celebrate the Book, Bosler Memorial Library, Carlisle, PA (10.21.2016)


PCTELA conference, “Authors Breakfast,” State College, PA (10.15.2016)

Reading as part of the ART-Seed weekly series at Marble House in Vermont. (9.28.2016)

You can watch a video of my reading and the subsequent Q&A on vimeo. I start around 17:00.

Adams County Library System, Gettysburg, PA (7.13.2016)

Adams County Pic

Blessed Sacrament School, New York, NY (4.29.2016)


Stadler Center for Poetry  ~ Bucknell Hall, Lewisburg, PA (4.16.2016)

Stadler PhotoStadler Center

Ashbrook School, Corvallis, OR (3.14.2016)

Ashbrook Signing

Ashbrook Reading

Salem Reading

Reading & Signing at the Book Bin stores in Salem and Corvallis, OR


PPT screen shot

School Visits, Lewisburg,  PA  (12.10.2015)

I spoke to over 120 5th graders in an hour-long assembly and met with 6th graders in 3 groups of ~25 kids. With both, I described how I get ideas and the process of writing and revision. I also read from The Rosemary Spell.

Book Launch at Barnes & Noble, Lewisburg, PA (12.4.2015)

Over 100 people came to hear me talk about and read from The Rosemary Spell.

launch photo crowd

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