Public Events & Workshops

September 17, 2016 at 11:30am – Burlington Book Festival, Burlington, VT

  • Panel – Beyond the Blockbusters: The Booming Market in YA and Middle Grade Literature

 

I am still scheduling events for 2016 – please contact me for availability!

Past Events

October 2, 2014 at 8:00pm – Goodrich Hall, Williams College, Williamstown, MA

October 3, 2014 at 4:00pm – Northshire Books, Manchester, VT

October 25-26, 2014 – Texas Book Festival, Austin, TX

  • October 25 at 7:30pm – Phase One of Lit Crawl Austin, 909 Navasota St (enter at east gate, located on Comal St. between 7th and 11th)
    • “Survive. Thrive. Plunder. Or End Up 6 Feet Under.” – Join me and the amazing Adam Gidwitz and Michelle Knudsen in the Texas State Cemetery (!) for some SCARY STORIES. **This event is for all ages. The cemetery can be dark—bring a flashlight!**
  • October 26 at 12:15pm – Book Festival Panel in Capitol Extension Room E2.026
    • “Survival 101” – Come hear me, Lindsay Cummings, and Rick Yancey chat about how far we’d go to survive the apocalypse with moderator Sarah Pitre. I will answer all your questions about how to make homemade weapons from everyday items found in a quarantined mall:)

March 7, 2015 at 2:00pm – Phoenix Books, Burlington, VT

April 15, 2015 at 4:00pm – South Burlington Public Library, South Burlington, VT

  • Book Night Out for National Library Week — Come and meet me, along with many other local authors. I’d love to answer your questions about my books! An event for all ages!

May 21, 2015 at 1:30pm – Dynamic Landscapes Conference, Champlain College, Burlington, VT

  • “Authors in the Digital Age” panel

January 12, 2016 at 12:00pm – South Burlington Community Library, South Burlington, VT

  • Brown Bag Lunch Series – Literary PairsI will be speaking on thematic and stylistic parings in Classic and Contemporary literature.

June 24, 2016 starting at 10:30am – Fletcher Free Library, Burlington, VT

  • Kick-off Event for the Summer Reading Program “Get in the Game”
    • 10:30am – Talk and Reading
    • 11:30am – Writing Workshop
    • 12:30pm – Pizza Party!

July 23, 2016 – Teachers Write! Online Summer Writing Workshop Series for Teachers

  • I’ll be posting a short essay on Writing in the First-Person Present and will be available to chat with commenters to the post

School Visits

 

I am now scheduling school visits for 2016 – please contact me for availability!

Past School Visits

October 10, 2014 – School visit with South Burlington High School, South Burlington, VT

October 16, 2014 – Skype visits with Cavallini Middle School, Upper Saddle River, NJ

November 11, 2014 – Skype visit with Virginia Middle School, Bristol, VA

February 19-20, 2015 – School visits with South Burlington High School, South Burlington, VT

April 14, 2015 – Skype visit with Immaculate Heart High School, Los Angeles, CA

September 25, 2015 – School visit with The Foote School, New Haven, CT

October 6, 2015 – School visit with South Burlington High School, South Burlington, VT