Jan 8

SCBWI PAL Webinar with Linda Sue Park
Online event

Feb 1-2

World Read Aloud Day!
Skype slots still available! Email me!

Feb 16

Anderson’s 16th Annual Children’s Literature Breakfast

I’ll be the one with the magic wands!

Mar 2

Read Across America Day!

Mar 6-9

AWP Conference
Tampa, Florida

My Panels:

Title: The Future (of Kid Lit) is Female: Female Protagonists and Voices in Youth Literature with Micol Ostow, Nova Ren Suma, Cynthia Leitich Smith and Dhonielle Clayton
Date/Time: 4:30pm – 5:45pm on Thursday March 8, 2018
Location: Meeting Room 1, Marriott Waterside, Second Floor

Title: Be Brave: Writing YA Literature in an Angry World, with Ann Angel and Heather Lee Schroeder
Date/Time: 1:30pm – 2:45pm on Friday March 9, 2018
Location: Room 1, Tampa Convention Center, First Floor

Signing to follow at the VCFA booth


Mar 16-17

Denver’s Children’s Festival of Stories
Updates soon! See website!

Mar 22-25

Writing Novels for Young People at VCFA
Read more on their website.

April 15-19

Getting to Know Your Novel
Highlights Foundation, Honesdale, PA
Want information for 2019? Email me!

May 10

Webinar: No More Subpar Subplots
Sign up available SOON!


June 5

nErDcamp Kansas!

Aug 13-19

Whole Novel at Highlights Foundation
(Applications being accepted now! See website.)

Sept 4-10

LoonSong Conference
LoonSong Conference (Sign up today!)