Sunday, June 25, 2017
ALA Annual Conference
McCormick Place Convention Center
2301 S. Lake Shore Dr., Chicago, IL
Details TBA.

Tuesday, August 8, 2017, 7:00 pm
Beaverton City Library
12375 SW 5th Street, Beaverton OR
Author talk and signing. The event will include a giveaway of ODD & TRUE galleys and celebrate the paperback release of THE STEEP AND THORNY WAY.

More 2017 events are in the works for the upcoming publication of ODD & TRUE. Please check back.

Past Events:


Thursday, January 19, 2017, 7:00 pm
Stayton Public Library
515 N. 1st Ave., Stayton, OR
Reading and signing for YESTERNIGHT.

Thursday, April 6, 2017, 5:30 pm
Childrens's Institute 2017
Red Lion Hotel | Jantzen Beach
909 N Hayden Island Drive, Portland, OR
Author Reception.


Saturday, January 23, 2016, 9:30 am to Noon
The Great Critique
The Dining Room, TaborSpace
5441 SE Belmont St, Portland, OR
Round-table manuscript critiques moderated by author mentors. Registration required. Presented by the Oregon chapter of SCBWI.

Thursday, March 10, 2016, 7:00 pm
Powell's Books at Cedar Hills Crossing
3415 SW Cedar Hills Blvd., Beaverton, OR
Launch party for THE STEEP AND THORNY WAY.
Saturday, April 2, 2016,
Literary Orange
Irvine Marriott
18000 Von Karman Ave., Irvine, CA
Panel - Young Adult: Trending Teen Literature (1:50-2:30 pm).

Sunday, April 3, 2016, 1:00 pm
Barnes & Noble - Redlands
Citrus Plaza Shopping Center, Redlands, CA
Reading and signing for THE STEEP AND THORNY WAY.

Thursday, April 7, 2016, 6:30 pm
Salem Public Library, Loucks Auditorium
585 Liberty St SE, Salem, OR
Author talk for teens and signing.

Saturday, April 9, 2016
Los Angeles Times Festival of Books
University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
Panel - Perspectives on the Past: Writing Young Adult History (1:30-2:30 pm).

Saturday, April 16, 2016, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Deschutes Public Library Teen Lit Fest
Bend High School, Bend, OR
Panels - Beyond Google: The Heart of Story Research (11:00 am-11:50 am); Slasher Girls and Monster Boys (1:00 pm-1:50 pm).

Saturday, May 7, 2016
Oregon Writing Festival
Portland State University, Portland, OR
Keynote speaker.

Sunday, May 22, 2016, 3:00 pm
102 East Jefferson Street, Spring Green, WI
Skype visit with the Spring Green Community Book Club, discussing THE STEEP AND THORNY WAY.

Tuesday, May 24, 2016
Manchester Township High School
Manchester Township, NJ
School visit.

Saturday, June 4, 2016, 11:00 am-2:00 pm
315 E. 2nd Street, The Dalles, OR
Author fair with 12 Oregon YA and middle-grade authors.

Sunday, June 26, 2016
Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, FL
9:00 am-10:00 am: YALSA's Coffee Klatch (ticketed event).
11:00 am-Noon: Book signing in ABRAMS Booth #1226.

Wednesday, July 6, 2016, 7:00 pm
McNally Jackson Books
52 Prince St., New York, NY
I'll be in conversation with my YA editor, author Maggie Lehrman. Q&A and signing to follow.

Saturday, July 9, 2016
Grand Hyatt, New York City, NY
Panel - Medieval, Renaissance, or WWII? Historical Thrillers (1:00 pm-1:50 pm).

Saturday, August 13, 2016
Sheraton Portland Airport Hotel, Portland, OR
Reading and Signing (10:30 am).
Panel - How to Break Into (and Survive!) the World of Young Adult Fiction (3:30 pm-5:00 pm).

Saturday, October 1, 2016
Pullman Plaza Hotel, Huntington, WV
I'll be speaking from 2:15-3:30 pm.

Tuesday October 4, 2016, 7:00 PM
3415 SW Cedar Hills Blvd., Beaverton, OR
Launch party for YESTERNIGHT.

Saturday, October 15, 2016
Colorado Teen Book Con
Littleton High School, Littleton, CO
Panel - Scary, Creepy, & Weird . . . Oh My!

Saturday, November 5, 2016
Portland, OR
Pop-up reading of THE STEEP AND THORNY WAY - 3:00-3:15 pm, Portland Art Museum.
Panel - Family Drama: Past/Present/Future YA - 4:30-5:30 pm, Oregon Historical Society.

Saturday, November 19, 2016
Manzanita Writers' Series
Hoffman Center for the Arts, Manzanita, OR
Workshop: Writing Scary - 1:00-3:30 pm. Registration required, $30.
Reading and signing for YESTERNIGHT - 7:00 pm. Admission, $7. 

Additional past events include appearances at the American Library Association's Midwinter Meetings and Annual Conferences, the 2015 SCBWI Oregon Spring Conference (faculty member), the 2014 ALAN Workshop, PNBA trade shows, the OCTE 2014 and 2015 Fall Conferences, Wordstock 2013 and 2015, the 2015 YALSA Symposium, the SCBWI Oregon Great Critique, Powell's Books, Elliott Bay Book Company, Mysterious Galaxy, Annie Bloom's Books, A Children's Place Bookstore, high schools, libraries, and Barnes & Nobles.

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