Author Events

Author Appearances

 2016 Calendar

Release activities and appearances below are currently scheduled. Please check back often- more will be added.

December 3, 2016 (Saturday) Book signing at Nordik Nook 11:00-1:00, followed by Ingrid Kallick signing her picture book from 1:00-3:00. Victorian Holiday Weekend- for loads of festive options, check here.

November 19, 2016 (Saturday) Books & Company, Oconomowoc, 1:00. Joint program with artist Ingrid Kallick, illustrator of the new picture book TWO TROLL TALES OF NORWAY. We’ll be  talking about  NORWAY’S TROLLS AND OTHER TROUBLEMAKERS, followed by Q/A and book signings. Ingrid will also have a limited number of high-quallity prints of her art available for sale. Join us at 1:00 and stay in the charming area to do some holiday shopping!


October 23, 2016 (Sunday) Faculty panelist at annual SCBWI-Wisconsin conference in Green Lake. Topic: Working with small traditional presses. Open to conference attendees only.

October 20, 2016 (Thursday) Guest at area  book club discussion of Odin’s Promise. (Not for the public)

October 8, 2016 (Saturday) Scandinavian Festival sponsored by the Nordic Council of Wisconsin, New Berlin, WI. 10:00-6:00. Details here.

October 2, 2016 (Sunday) Hales Corners Public Library. 2:00-4:00 Book launch party- all are invited! See details HERE. Meet and greet, Q/A, door prizes, refreshments, and sales/signing. 

October 1, 2016  (Saturday) Open House Imports, Mt. Horeb, WI 11:00-2:00 Joint appearance with artist Ingrid Kallick, illustrator of picture book. TWO TROLL TALES of NORWAY, released September, 2016. Annual Fall Heritage Festival offers loads of attractions in the area that day. 

May 20, 2016, 9:30  Author visit with fifth grade students at BEAUTIFUL SAVIOR LUTHERAN SCHOOL, Waukesha, WI.

May 7, 2016    Greendale Children’s Author Festival (First Annual!)  Times and details TBA!

March 19, 2016  Author Festival at West Allis Public Library- 1:00-4:00  Come on out and join more than thirty Wisconsin authors that day!

March 12, 2016  Full day workshop in writing PICTURE BOOKS! SCBWI leader, author, and friend MIRANDA PAUL will share her steps to success, ways to tell and sell picture books. (Wauwatosa Library)

February 26, 2016 School visit: Elmwood School 5th and 6th graders, New Berlin, Wisconsin.  Sharing the reading/writing journeys for historical fiction.

February 24, 2016   Celebrate WORLD READ ALOUD DAY! It’s easy to participate- just share a favorite book with someone- ANYONE- or stop by a library and ask for suggested titles.

February 4, 2016. Panel presentation at WISCONSIN STATE READING ASSOCIATION annual convention: Historical Fiction: Wisconsin Authors Open Portals to the Past.  (What a wonderful two days!)