I am available for talks at book stores and to teachers, librarians, writers, church and synagogue groups, and other audiences. I am doing a limited number of school visits right now. For details and fees, please e-mail me. By the way, if you’re not sure how to pronounce my name, you can click on this nifty link at TeachingBooks.net.
Please come say hello if you’re going to be at IRA in San Antonio! Here’s my schedule:
Saturday April 20 3:00-4:00 Children’s Choice: Informational Books Take Center Stage Convention Center Room 002AB with Sneed Collard III, Brenda Z. Guiberson, Natalie Lunis and Michael Sandler.
Sunday, April 21
10:00-11:00 Signing Charles and Emma and The Boy Who Loved Math at the Macmillan Children’s Booth #2831
11:00-11:30 Signing Intentions Random House booth #2731
More to come for this year.
Past Appearances 2013
January 5, 2:00-3:00 NYPL
New York Public Library Literary Salon–panel on Ethics in Nonfiction with Susan Kuklin, Sue Macy, Meghan McCarthy and Elizabeth (aka Betsy) Bird. Here’s the link: http://www.nypl.org/locations/tid/36/node/185042?lref=36%2Fcalendar
January 12th, 12:00 Books of Wonder
Books of Wonder, 18 West 18th Street, NYC Panel with Elizabeth LaBan, Theo Lawrence, and Beth Ann Bauman
January 15th, 6:00 Powerhouse Arena
Powerhouse Arena, 37 Main Street, DUMBO, Brooklyn, NY
with Theo Lawrence and Matt de la Pena
January 21st, 6:00 pm McNally Jackson
McNally Jackson 52 Prince Street, New York
with Theo Lawrence, Alyssa Sheinmel, Beth Ann Bauman and Matt de la Pena
Highlights Foundation Founders Workshop: Books that Rise Above: A Children’s Books Colloquium with Linda Sue Park, Leonard Marcus, Betsy Bird, and Patty Lee Gauch. There’s still room for people to come! Come! My talk is called I Am Dead People.
Saturday I will be at the Missouri SCBWI conference. Apparently the panel I’m on the next day (see below) will be interrupting lunch.
THE FUTURE OF YOUNG ADULT LITERATURE: HIT ME WITH THE NEXT BIG THING
YALSA Literature Symposium, St. Louis, MO
I am on a panel called “Religion, The Last Taboo in YA” with Donna Freitas and Francisco Stork.
2012 Past Appearances
September 10th, 7:00 pm
126 Franklin Street, Brooklyn, NY
With authors David Levithan, Mariah Fredericks and Adele Griffin.
September 14th, 7:00 pm
Barnes & Noble Princeton
3535 US Route 1, Princeton, NJ
With authors David Levithan, Adele Griffin and Alyssa Sheinmel.
Eric Carle Museum
NYC Teen Author Festival, New York, NY
Pennsylvania SCBWI conference, 20th anniversary
Keynote speaker at Reading Roundup
Jefferson Market Library Teen Author Reading Night
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
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.)