News & Events

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To invite me to speak for your classroom or event, contact me!




January 2017

-1/28: Guest speaker at Academic Antics Literary Arts Night

February 2017

-2/8: School visit at Live Oak Academy

June 2017

-6/1: School visit at Eden Gardens Elementary School

-6/4: Exhibitor at the Bay Area Book Festival (Berkeley, CA). A free street fair and literary extravaganza in downtown Berkeley! Come visit me in the Children’s Area!

-6/14: Guest author at the Recycle Book Club, Recycle Books (Campbell location)

-6/16: Guest on the Dream Gardens podcast, discussing Kate DiCamillo’s The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane

July 2017

-7/5: Guest on the Story Works Round Table video podcast, discussing middle-grade fantasy

-7/28: Panelist at the San Jose Area Writing Project’s Teen Writers Institute

August 2017

-7/5: Guest on the Story Works Round Table video podcast, discussing fantasy as a genre

October 2017

-10/14: Exhibitor at the Bay Area Kids’ Book Fair (Fremont High School, Sunnyvale). Lots of bookish booths and fun costumed characters! 10 AM-3 PM.

-10/24: Guest author at the Wit and Whimsy Book Club (Books Inc. Santa Clara). From 5-6 PM, join us for some book discussion and Q&A!


-Launch party for Book 4!!! (date TBD)

Even more fun events are coming up! I’d love to come visit your school, homeschool group, or book club to help kids and teens get excited about reading and writing! To book me as a speaker, send me an e-mail

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