Monday, April 8, 2024, 7:30 pm
Portland Center Stage at The Armory
128 NW 11th Avenue, Portland, OR

Wednesday, April 24, 2024, 1:30-4:30 pm 
Salem Convention Center, Salem, OR
Winters will be featured in the Author Fair with other Oregon authors.

Past Events

Saturday, January 28, 2023, 11:00 am
11125 Northeast Evergreen Parkway, Hillsboro, OR
Storytime with author C. E. Winters and illustrator Matt Schu. 

Sunday, January 29, 2023, 2:00 pm 
1600 NE Alberta Street, Portland, OR
Storytime with author C. E. Winters and illustrator Matt Schu. 
(This is tentatively an outdoor, in-person event, but it will move to virtual if the weather doesn't cooperate.)

Tuesday, February 1, 2023
Patricia A. Duran School
Herman, ME
Virtual school visit.

Saturday, March 4 to Sunday, March 5, 2023
University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ

Thursday, April 13, 2023, 7:00 pm
Estacada Public Library
825 NW Wade Street, Estacada, OR
Readings from Cat Winters and Sonja Thomas + open mic for young writers.

Wednesday, May 24, 2023, 2:00 pm EDT/11:00 am PDT
Summer Scares YA Panel
Available via Zoom
Registration Link

Tuesday, July 25, 2023
Monmouth Public Library
168 Ecols Street S, Monmouth, OR
Presentation: "Lights, Camera, Scissors, Action!"


Saturday, February 19, 2022, 2:00 pm PST
The Next Level Webinar: "Let's Talk about Dialogue" 
Online workshop hosted by SCBWI Oregon. 


Tuesday, March 9, 2021
Writers Working - Young Adult Writing Panel
Online event hosted by the Central Oregon Writers Guild. The panel is part of a live meeting that's free and open to the public.


Saturday, January 25, 2020
Teen Bookfest by the Bay
Corpus Christi, TX

Wednesday, March 4, 2020, 7:00 pm
3415 SW Cedar Hills Blvd., Beaverton, OR
E. Latimer will be in conversation with Cat Winters to discuss Latimer's new novel, WITCHES OF ASH & RUIN.

Sunday, March 15, 2020
Tucson Festival of Books
University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
11:30 am: "Dread and Fear: Shivery Tales of the Odd and Peculiar" with Justina Ireland, Cat Winters, and Ransom Riggs
12:30 pm: Signing Area - Children / Teen
1:15 pm: Signing in the Mostly Books Booth (#242)
2:30 pm: "Disgrace & Deception: Poe Meets Guinevere" with Kiersten White and Cat Winters
3:30 pm: Signing Area - Children / Teen

Thursday, May 21, 2020, 6:00 pm EDT
YA Horror Live Chat
An EPIC live chat featuring eleven YA Horror authors!

Thursday, July 23, 2020, 6:30 pm
Virtual Teen Book Club Appearance:
Strange, Dark, & Haunting History

Monmouth Public Library, Monmouth, OR

Tuesday, October 27, 2020
Valdez High School
Valdez, AK
Virtual school visit.

Saturday, October 31, 2020, 2:00-3:30 pm PDT
Presented over Zoom 
Celebrate Halloween at a unique virtual workshop hosted by a pair of spooky sisters: Cat Winters, the award-winning author of IN THE SHADOW OF BLACKBIRDS and other ghostly novels, and Carrie Raleigh, a professional art teacher. (Tickets required)

Tuesday, November 24, 2020
Brooke Point High School
Stafford, VA
Virtual school visit.


Saturday, January 26, 2019
SCBWI Oregon's Winter Great Critique
TaborSpace, 5441 SE Belmont Street, Portland, OR
I'll be mentoring a table of YA writers. (Registration required)

Saturday, March 16, 2019
Washington State Convention Center, Seattle, WA
Panel - "The Thrill of the Chase" (2:45 pm); signing (4:00-5:00 pm). (Tickets required - SOLD OUT EVENT)
ECCC attendees will get the chance to purchase The Raven's Tale one month earlier than everyone else!

Saturday, April 13, 2019
University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
Panel - "Glow Up: Refreshed Favorites for Young Adults"(10:30 am); signing (11:30 am).

Monday, April 15, 2019, 7:30 pm
126 Franklin St., Brooklyn, NY
A celebration of the release of THE RAVEN'S TALE on the eve of publication day. Cat Winters will be in conversation with Andrea Janes, owner and founder of Boroughs of the Dead.

Tuesday, April 16, 2019, 6:00 pm
1914 East Main St., Richmond, VA
Launch day event for THE RAVEN'S TALE! Book sales by Fountain Bookstore (pre-order a signed copy here). A portion of the evening's sales will go to The Poe Museum.

Wednesday, April 17, to Thursday, April 18, 2019
Austin Convention Center, Austin, TX
Signing (April 17, 2:00-3:00 pm, Author Area, Aisle 5); panel - "Scream Out Loud: Caution, Contains Horror!" (April 18, 10:30 am).

Friday, April 19, 2019, 7:00 pm
3415 SW Cedar Hills Blvd., Beaverton, OR
Hometown launch event for THE RAVEN'S TALE!

Friday, May 31, to Sunday, June 2, 2019
Colorado Convention Center, Denver, CO
Full schedule available here.

Saturday, September 28, 2019
2019 Summer Reading Summit
Salem Public Library
585 Liberty St. SE, Salem, OR
Author Fair & Lunch.  
(Registration required)

Thursday, October 17, 2019, 6:30-7:30 pm
Tea with the Author
Hillsboro Public Library, Shute Park
775 SE 10th Ave, Hillsboro, OR
Celebrate the Halloween season by drinking tea and chatting with award-winning author Cat Winters. Free and open to teens and adults.
(Registration required)

Saturday, November 9, 2019, 11:30-11:45 am
Portland Book Festival
Modern & Contemporary Art galleries, 1st Floor, Portland Art Museum
Portland, OR
Pop-up reading of The Raven's Tale in front of "Greenberg Variations on Variations," by Stanley Robert Boxer.
(Tickets required)


Thursday, January 11, 2018
Brown Middle School
Hillsboro, OR
School visit.

Saturday, January 20, 2018, 12:05 pm
OYAN Mock Printz Workshop
Beaverton City Library, 12375 SW 5th Street, Beaverton, OR
Author presentation (registration required).

Tuesday, March 6, 2018
Forest Grove High School
Forest Grove, OR
Oregon Expo, art careers panel (for FGHS students only).

Tuesday, April 3, 2018, 7:00 pm
Young Willamette Writers Portland Meeting
The Old Church, SW 11th and Clay, Portland, OR
"Crafting Mysteries with Cat Winters" (free for any student age 13-18).

Saturday, April 7, 2018
2018 Oregon Battle of the Books State Tournament 
Chemeketa Community College, Salem, OR
Author talk for students competing in the OBOB State Tournament.

Tuesday, September 18, 2018, 5:00-6:30 pm
Let's Talk about Dialogue
Cascade Park Community Library, 600 NE 136th Ave., Vancouver, WA
Workshop for teens in grades 6 to 12 (registration open until 9/17/18).

Saturday, October 13, 2018, 7:00 pm
Time Travelers' Ball 2018
Odd Fellows Lodge, 267 E. Main St., Hillsboro, OR
Readings from local authors will occur between the historical dances. I'll be sharing a sneak peek of The Raven's Tale (tickets required).

Friday, November 9, 2018, 6:00 pm
Lit Crawl Portland
Kimpton Vintage Hotel, 422 SW Broadway, Portland, OR
Readings from local authors of kid lit and YA fiction. I'll be sharing a sneak peek of The Raven's Tale.


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.

Sunday, June 25, 2017
ALA Annual Conference
McCormick Place Convention Center
2301 S. Lake Shore Dr., Chicago, IL
9:00 am: YALSA Coffee Klatch (ticketed event) 
1:00 - 2:00 pm: Signing ODD & TRUE ARCs in Abrams Booth #3411

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 a celebration of the paperback release of THE STEEP AND THORNY WAY.

Thursday, September 14, 2017, 7:00 pm
Powell's Books at Cedar Hills Crossing
3415 SW Cedar Hills Blvd., Beaverton, OR
☙ ODD & TRUE launch party!!! ❧

Saturday, October 7, 2017
OCTE Fall Conference
​Wilsonville High School, 6800 Wilsonville Road, Wilsonville, OR
Oregon Spirit Book Award presentation, lunchtime signing, and author panel (registration required)

Monday, October 9, 2017, 6:00 pm
Pacific Northwest Booksellers Tradeshow
Red Lion Hotel on the River, Portland, OR
Feast of Authors (ticketed event; industry professionals only)

Thursday, October 12, 2017, 12:30-1:15 pm
Virginia Library Association Annual Conference
Hilton Norfolk The Main, Norfolk, VA
Jefferson Cup Award Spotlight: Cat Winters (registration required)

Thursday, October 12, 2017, 6:30 pm
Fountain Bookstore
1312 East Cary Street, Richmond, VA
Reading and signing (free event)

Sunday, October 15, 2017, 1:00 - 5:00 pm
Super Skyland Days: Monster Hunters
Skyland Ranch, 19750 CA-243, Idyllwild, CA
Skyland will become a place where literature and science and fantasy meet. We will spend the afternoon learning about cryptozoology, creating monster traps, building monsters, and hunting them. Cat Winters, the author of “Odd and True,” will talk to kids and adults about writing and cryptozoology (registration required).

Wednesday, November 8, 2017, 3:00 pm
Cedar Mill Main Library
12505 NW Cornell Rd., Suite 13, Portland, OR
Author talk (free event)

Monday, November 20, 2017
School visits:
Remington Traditional School, Maryland Heights, MO
Fort Zumwalt South High School, St. Peters, MO
Oakville Middle School, St. Louis, MO

Tuesday, November 21, 2017, 1:30 pm
ALAN Workshop
America's Center Convention Complex, St. Louis, MO
Panel: "The Family You Know and the Family You Don't," with Sayantani DasGupta, J.L. & M.A. Powers, and Cat Winters (registration required)


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
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
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.