I am available for talks at book stores and to teachers, librarians, writers, church and synagogue groups, schools, and other audiences.

For publicity inquiries, please email Amanda Mustafic.

For speaking engagements, please visit my page at the Macmillan Speakers Bureau here, or send speaking inquiries to:
Julianne Lewis

If you would rather, you can get in touch with me and I will pass you on to Julianne.

By the way, if you’re not sure how to pronounce my name, you can click on this nifty link at

Upcoming Events

 For publicity inquiries, please email Amanda Mustafic.

April 18, 2017: LAUNCH PARTY! Books of Wonder. 6:00-8:00 Help us celebrate the publication of Vincent and Theo. There will be food, drink, and a conversation with Patricia McCormick (and me).

April 22, 2017: Authors Unlimited. St. Joseph’s College, Long Island Campus.

April 26, 2017: Children’s Book World Haverford, PA 7:00  Philadelphia area friends, please come say hello! (To me and VINCENT AND THEO and possibly members of my family….)

June 23-26, 2017: ALA, Chicago, IL. Details to come.

July 15-17, 2017: ILA, Orlando, FL. Details to come.

August 4, 2017: Sharon Summer Book Signing, 4:30-8:00 Sharon, Ct.

October 15, 2017 Allentown, PA JCC Author Series details to come

October 18-21: Humboldt County Author Festival, Humboldt, CA


2017 Past Appearances

February 20, 2017: Intrepid Museum, reading THE BOY WHO LOVED MATH

February 22, 2017, 5:00-6:30: Voices in the Family with Dr. Dan Gottlieb at the Philadelphia Art Museum. Creativity: Life From the Inside Out. Event sold out, but will air on WHYY in March.

March 25, 2017: Teen Author Festival, New York Public Library panel 2:30

Past Appearances

Southern Festival of Books
PEN World Voices Festival
World Science Festival
Virginia Festival of the Book
Los Angeles Festival of Books
Princeton Book Festival
Empire State Book Festival
NYC Teen Author Festival
Gaithersburg Book Festival
Festival on Faith and Writing, Calvin College
Bank Street BookFest
Princeton Book Festival

National Science Teachers Association
Book Expo America
American Library Association Conference
National SCBWI Conference
Rutgers One-on-One Plus Conference
New York State English Teachers Conference
SCBWI Metro New York Tuesday Professional Series
Children’s Book Guild of Washington, DC
Pennsylvania School Librarians Conference
Pennsylvania SCBWI conference, 20th anniversary
Shenandoah University Children’s Literature Conference
NCTE/ALAN conference
YALSA Literature Symposium
IRA Conference
Association of Jewish Librarians Conference
Conference on Jewish Story
NCTE for Orbis Pictus award
New York City Schools Conference panel

Highlights Foundation: Books that Rise Above: A Children’s Books Colloquium

Boston College, Conversations with…Author/Illustrator Series
Appalachian State University, Darwin Bicentennial Series

Special Events
60th National Book Awards Ceremony and Benefit Dinner (finalist!)
National Geographic Galapagos Cruise (My husband, Jonathan Weiner, and I were guest lecturers on this 10-day cruise to the Galapagos.)
Eric Carle Museum
New York Public Library Literary Salon–panel on Ethics in Nonfiction
New York Hall of Science The Boy Who Loved Math