Events 2017 - 2018 (In Person)

I will be presenting, speaking, or teaching at:


> January 7. 
Resolve to Write. Montclair, NJ. Offered via The Writers Circle. 1:00 - 4:00 p.m. Rev up your writing year: plan, brainstorm, organize; explore productivity, accountability, and effective writing habits. Registration required.

> March 7-10.
Reading, Flash Nonfiction Funny. AWP Conference, Tampa, FL. Contributors to the forthcoming anthology, Flash Nonfiction Funny, will be reading at an offsite venue. Time, location TBD.

> March 7 - 10.
Signing/Giveaway, AWP Conference, Tampa, FL.  I'll be signing free ARCs (Advanced Reader Copies) of Starting with Goodbye, and chatting with readers. Bookfair; location TBD.

> April 15.
Writers Day at Bay Path University. Longmeadow, MA. Registration required.

>June 5.
Reading and Memoir Writing Tips, Rutherford Public Library, Rutherford, NJ.
Reading from Starting with Goodbye, and talk on transforming memories into memoir. Free, open to public. 7:00-8:00.

>June 9.
Maplewood-South Orange Book Festival. Panel on memoir. Maplewood/ South Orange, NJ. Free, open to public. 

>June 10.
Lunchtime Guest at Cedar Ridge Writers Series on Memoir. Bedminster, NJ. Registration required.

> June 18.
Halfway There Reading Series. 7:00 pm, Redeye Cafe, Walnut St., Montclair, NJ. Free, open to public.

>August 24 - 26.
Hippocampus: Conference for Creative Nonfiction Writers. Lancaster, PA.
Debut Author Panel & Reading.

I am available to talk to your group about the art, craft, or business of writing; lead a workshop or seminar; give a reading; put together a panel presentation. In Spring and Summer 2018, I'm seeking more opportunities to work with bookstores, libraries, book festivals, writing conferences & organizations, MFA programs, and book clubs to talk about Starting with Goodbye: A Daughter's Memoir of Love after Loss (publication date: May 1, 2018).

Give me a shout!.  

Completed 2017:

>November 4. Where it Happens: A One-Day Intensive on Writing Place and Setting in Creative Nonfiction. Bedminster, NJ; Cedar Ridge Writer Series.
>October 8. Ready, Set, Submit! Seminar on submitting work, querying, pitching, etc.
Summit, NJ; The Writers Circle.

> September 8 - 10. HippoCamp Conference for Creative Nonfiction Writers. Lancaster, PA. Break-out session, "Submission Strategy: Beyond Wish Lists, Tiers, and Industry Buzz," and Lightning Round 10-minute flash presentation, "I'll Take Titles for a Thousand, Alex." 

June 11. BooksNJ, Paramus, NJ. 
Panel, Women's Perspective on Writing Memoir.

> June 10. Maplewood/South Orange Book Festival, South Orange, NJ. 
Panel moderator:  "Nurturing the Writer in Your Child or Teenager." 

May 6. The Art of Short Nonfiction Prose, Central NJ
A day-long writing intensive in a beautiful setting on a 30-acre farm. 

April 11 - May 16  Write Your Life: Telling True Stories, Cedar Grove Library. 

> January 8. Resolve to Write. Montclair, NJ. Kickstart writing resolutions.

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