5 PM ET
Hosted by Lori Hettler. Access event schedule online by signing up at https://www.smolfair.com/. I'll be reading from Bitter Kind.
Book Club Appearance at the Holocaust Memorial Resource & Education Center
I'll be doing an online reading of My Real Name Is Hanna and discussing marketing small press books. Time TK. Sign up at http://www.enjoyablebooks.com/
Ladies Night reading for SMOLFair
I'll be discussing my publishing history and the inspiration behind My Real Name Is Hanna within the context of women's issues in a Zoom meeting. For AAUW members only.
Enjoyable Books Virtual Book Fair
Zooming with two St. Augustine book clubs about My Real Name Is Hanna. Only open to book club members.
Book Club Meeting with the Compassionate Women of St. Augustine
The Inspirational Women in Literature, Media, and Journalism Awards
Meeting with the Compassionate Women of St. Augustine, who chose Hanna as their February read. We'll be celebrating Hanna's birthday!
Holocaust Memorial Resource & Education Center of Florida, 851 N. Maitland Ave., Maitland, FL
I'm delighted that the center made Hanna their first book club pick for 2019!
Vista Cove, St. Augustine, FL
I'll be part of a panel with the following authors: Mike Konopacki, Torn, his book of labor cartoons coauthored with Gary Huck; Hugh Lake, My Journey to Becoming, memoir; and Bernie MacDonald, Missing You, a story about Alzheimer's and its impact. Light refreshments and book signing after Q&A.
The Writer's Center, 4508 Walsh St., Bethesda, MD
I'll be receiving a Literature award and speaking briefly with other winners. This event benefits three nonprofit agencies for women.
2100 W. Tennessee St., Tallahassee, FL
Includes author signing, public is welcome. RSVP by March 27.
Midtown Reader, 1123 Thomasville Rd., Tallahassee, FL
Includes book signing, open to public.
Memorial Hall Library, Andover, MA
I'll be discussing Hanna. Books will be available for sale from the Andover Bookstore. Gift bags for first and best questions asked. Free and open to readers of all ages.
Creative Pinellas Campus, Largo, Florida
Hosted by Wordier than Thou. I'll be speaking about my publishing journey and doing a Q&A Saturday afternoon. Books will be for sale.
World Golf Village, St. Augustine, Florida
I'll be doing a panel with fellow Florida Book Award winners Kimberly Lojewski and Gale Massey (see below). Check website for description and to verify time of event. Named one of 12 annual Florida events not to miss!
Florida Book Award Winners: Researching, Crafting, Submitting, and Promoting Award-Winning Fiction
From historical fiction, to magical realism, to crime thrillers, these three award-winning authors will discuss their journeys from conception to publication, and beyond. Through discussions on genre and craft, and tips on finding an agent, surviving the submission process, and promoting, marketing, and submitting to contests, this panel will give you the tools to start or finish and publicize your own prose project.
I'll be appearing with other local writers to benefit the wonderful organization Learn to Read (LTR) of St. John's County, Inc. Hanna will be available and a portion of the sales goes to LTR. So bring your kids, come meet your local authors, and get some gifts for the holiday and benefit a good cause at the same time!
Reading from and discussing Hanna. Whole festival runs from 10-3 [Cancelled].
1 PM (15 minutes)
Boston Public Library
Hosted by the Boston Authors Club. Open to the public.
Cascades Park, Tallahassee, FL
Check schedule for fiction panel at: www.wordofsouthfestival.com/2019-schedule/
Authors' Night at Vista Cove
Florida Book Awards Annual Banquet
Breakfast Honoring the Florida Book Award Winners
Newburyport Literary Festival
Word of South Festival of Literature and Music
Julia Ward Howe Awards Ceremony