Oct 13

Fall for the Book

  • George Mason University

I'm honored to have been invited to this important book festival, Fall for the Book, held annually in Fairfax, Virginia. Details to follow.

11:00 am11:00

James River Writers Conference

  • Greater Richmond Convention Center

I'm delighted to have been asked to participate in this conference dedicated to helping aspiring and seasoned authors alike.  Interested in attending? Find all the information you need here.

6:30 pm18:30

Middlebury VT reading

  • Vermont Book Shop

Vermont Book Shop

Join me at this lovely bookstore in the heart of Middlebury, Vermont. I'll be talking about ALL THE BEST PEOPLE and answering questions about how I wove Vermont history into the story.

7:00 pm19:00

Cambridge MA reading

  • Porter Square Books

Boston is a city of readers and Porter Square Books is a gem of a bookstore. I'm excited to be reading there! Join me there to talk about ALL THE BEST PEOPLE--and bring your friends. 

10:00 am10:00

Virginia Festival of the Book Part 2

  • Central JMRL Library

The Virginia Festival of the Book is one of the largest and most illustrious on the East Coast. I'll be moderating this panel featuring books about animals, harking back to my previous incarnation as an animal behavior researcher. Lucky me!

Animal Lives—Genius, Feral, and Cannnibal

Authors Jennifer Ackerman (The Genius of Birds), Abraham Gibson (Feral Animals of the American South), and Bill Schutt (Cannibalism: A Perfectly Natural History)

2:00 pm14:00

Virginia Festival of the Book

  • Barnes & Noble Booksellers

The Virginia Festival of the Book is one of the largest book festivals on the East Coast. This year, I'll be moderating a panel entitled, Deeply Human Stories featuring these exciting books: The Runaway Midwife by Patricia Harman, Home Field by Hannah Gersen, and The Light of Hidden Flowers by Jennifer Handford. Come meet the authors (and me!) at Barnes & Noble in Charlottesville.

9:00 am09:00

Tall Poppy Book Club chat

Join me and some of the other Tall Poppy Writers on Facebook for a lively discussion of HOUSE BROKEN. Or whatever else comes to mind!

Tall Poppy Book Club is here

3:00 pm15:00

Bookmarks Moveable Feast, Winston-Salem, NC

I'm thrilled to included in this event for putting readers and writers together. It's speed-dating for books! Twenty authors meet 200 readers, many representing book clubs, with plenty of opportunity to get to know each other. 

Tickets go on sale in December.

Read more about Bookmarks and all their events here.