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

Please check back here for information about more Vincent and Theo events. For publicity inquiries, please email Amanda Mustafic.

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

April 26, 2017: Children’s Book World Haverford 7:00 Vincent and Theo

May 3, 2017: Teen Author Reading Night, Jefferson Market NYPL

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

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

Past events:

I have been very negligent with this page for the past few years. I did things. But mostly I finished Vincent and Theo!

Past Appearances 2014

November 2014
NCTE for Orbis Pictus award, panel, signing.

New York City Schools Conference panel

October 2014
Bank Street BookFest, New York, NJ

September 2014
Princeton Book Festival, Princeton, NJ

August 2014
Spencertown Academy Book Festival

June 2014
Shenandoah University Children’s Literature Conference, Winchester, VA
“It Takes Two: Fact + Fiction = Perfect Partners”

World Science Festival

Gaithersburg Book Festival, Gaithersburg, MD
PaneL Writing Picture Book Biographies.

May 2014
Conference on Jewish Story
Temple Emanu-El, New York, NY

April 2014
Festival on Faith and Writing
Calvin College

Math Meeting and Reading, New York, NY

March 2014
Virginia Festival of the Book, Charlottesville, VA
MATH MEETING AND READING, NYC, April 7, with public event.

Past Appearances 2013

December 2013
New York Hall of Science The Boy Who Loved Math

November 2013
NCTE, Panel & signing.

October 2013
Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA

Kutztown University, Kutztown, PA
Teen Author Day

June 2013
Association of Jewish Librarians Conference, Houston, Texas
Sydney Taylor Award for Intentions

Bank Street Books
First event for The Boy Who Loved Math

April 2013
IRA Conference, San Antonio, TX
»»Children’s Choice: Informational Books Take Center Stage. Panel with Sneed Collard III, Brenda Z. Guiberson, Natalie Lunis and Michael Sandler.
»»Signing Charles and Emma and The Boy Who Loved Math at the Macmillan Children’s Booth
»»Signing Intentions Random House booth

January 2013
New York Public Library Literary Salon–panel on Ethics in Nonfiction with Susan Kuklin, Sue Macy, Meghan McCarthy and Elizabeth (aka Betsy) Bird.

Books of Wonder, New York, NY
Panel with Elizabeth LaBan, Theo Lawrence, and Beth Ann Bauman.

Powerhouse Arena, Brooklyn, NY
With Theo Lawrence and Matt de la Pena.

McNally Jackson, New York, NY
With Theo Lawrence, Alyssa Sheinmel, Beth Ann Bauman and Matt de la Pena.

Past Appearances 2012

November 2012
Left Bank Books, St. Louis, MO
With Brian Katcher.

Missouri SCBWI conference

YALSA Literature Symposium, St. Louis, MO

NCTE/ALAN conference
Panel called “Religion, The Last Taboo in YA” with Donna Freitas and Francisco Stork.

October 2012
Highlights Foundation Workshop, Honesdale, PA
Books that Rise Above: A Children’s Books Colloquium
With Linda Sue Park, Leonard Marcus, Betsy Bird, and Patty Lee Gauch.

September 2012
Barnes & Noble Princeton, Princeton, NJ
With authors David Levithan, Adele Griffin and Alyssa Sheinmel.

WORD Bookstore, Brooklyn, NY
With authors David Levithan, Mariah Fredericks and Adele Griffin.

August 2012
Jefferson Market Library Teen Author Reading Night

April 2012
Pennsylvania SCBWI conference, 20th anniversary
Keynote speaker at Reading Roundup

March 2012
Eric Carle Museum
NYC Teen Author Festival, New York, NY

More Past Appearances

Southern Festival of Books
PEN World Voices Festival
Virginia Festival of the Book
Los Angeles Festival of Books
Princeton Book Festival
Empire State 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

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.)