Upcoming and Recent Events
January - April - Skype visits available to students across the US as part of the Scholastic
Author School Visit Team. Learn More
! And on Twitter
March 22-23 - Author Panel Presentation - 2019
- Hotel Providence, RI. Overcoming Adversity: Creating Resilient Characters in Children's Literature
with authors Leslie Connor, Lynda Mullaly Hunt, Padma Venkatraman, Rebecca Caprara. Moderated by writer and former fifth-grade
teacher, Laurie Smith Murphy. (Click here for more information
April 13 - Author Panel Discussion -
children's authors Padma Venkatraman and Anika Denise, and illustrator Nicole Tadgell - North Kingston Free Library, North Kingston,
RI. 11 a.m. (Click here for more information
April 15 - ASTAL Author Luncheon and Signing, Faculty Center, Rhode
Island College, Providence, RI. 1 p.m.
- Featured Author - 2018 Newburyport Literary Festival
, Newburyport, MA. (Click
here for details)
Sept. 26 - CHASING
AUGUSTUS is a finalist for the JULIA WARD HOWE AWARD, given by the Boston Authors Club, Boston Public Library, Copley Square. 5-7
March 21 - Special Needs Keynote Speech - Diversity Conference, University of South Carolina - Upstate - Spartanburg,
Sept. 11 - Launch Celebration - Rhode Island College, Providence, RI
Sept. 30 - Launch Celebration - Tyler Free Library -
Foster, RI. 2 p.m.
Oct. 14 - Author Event/Book Signing - Barrington Books, Barrington, RI. 3 p.m.
Nov. 4 - Author Event/Book
Signing - Books on the Square, Providence, RI. 2 p.m.