Past Events

Daytona Writers Guild Holiday Festival

Saturday, Dec. 11, 2021

Please join me for the Daytona Writers Guild Holiday Festival on Saturday, Dec. 11, 2021, 10 am - 4 pm. The event will take place outdoors at the Daytona Beach Shores Pavilion and Court of Flags, 3048 S. Atlantic Avenue.


The Guild plans 20+ authors and artists, readings, live music, holiday crafts, and more. Of course, I'll have copies of City in a Forest on hand, but I would be very happy if you simply stop by to say hello. Thanks for showing your support for the arts! See you there. 

Embry-Riddle Eagle Authors Showcase

Monday, Oct. 5, 2020


As part of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University's 2020 Virtual Homecoming Week, I'm honored to join a panel of Eagle Authors via Zoom on Oct. 5 at 7:00 p.m. EDT. 

VIDEO RECAP: This virtual panel can be viewed online here. Scroll forward to the 19:27:58 timestamp for my part. 

AWP Conference 2020

Saturday, March 7, 2020


If you're at AWP 2020 in San Antonio, please stop by the Black Rose Writing exhibit on Saturday, March 7, 1:00 - 5:00 p.m. to say hello! I'll be signing books with my wonderful fellow BRW author Muriel Pritchett. 

Amelia Island Book Festival 2020

Saturday, Feb. 15, 2020


I'm excited about participating in the Author Expo and Reader's Extravaganza during the 2020 Amelia Island Book Festival. If you're at the festival, please be sure to visit the expo and look for my big green City in a Forest sign.


Saturday, Jan. 12, 2020


The Daytona Writers Guild will once again showcase area writers during BAMfest, 5:00 - 8:00 p.m. at Sugar Mill Country Club of New Smyrna Beach, Fla. Proceeds will benefit the Volusia County Literary Council. I'll be there.

Texas Book Festival

Saturday, Feb. 15, 2020


The 24th annual Texas Book Festival will be held in and around the Texas State Capitol in Austin, Oct. 26-27. I'll be hanging out with the Black Rose Writing crew on Saturday, Oct. 26. Come say hello!

Florida Writers Association Conference

Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019


I look forward to a signing opportunity at 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 19 during the 2019 FWA Conference. The event will take place in the Hilton Orlando, Altamonte Springs, Captial I and II.

American Association of University Women

Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019


I've been invited to present a brief skit based on my book at the AAUW meeting on Saturday, Oct. 12 at the Sugar Mill Country Club, 11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Thank you to Dr. Mary Custureri of the Daytona Writers Guild.

Barnes & Noble - Daytona Beach

Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019

The Barnes & Noble store at Tomoka Town Center in Daytona Beach will host its first-ever large local author event on Saturday, Oct. 5, Noon - 4:00 p.m. I was honored to be invited to this event at a wonderful, community-minded local bookstore.