Talks

Talks

I enjoy speaking for all kinds of audiences—librarians, teachers, book clubs, women’s organizations, bookstore groups, collectors, authors, readers, students—in fact, just about anyone who wants to hear about my books and how I write them. Terms are negotiable.

Most of my talks are PowerPoints, but they can also be presented as lectures. Most can be adapted for age groups 10+ (exceptions noted). Available programs include:


Upcoming Talks

  • March 12, 2020 at 7 p.m.
    League of Women Voters of Columbia-Boone County & the Daniel Boone Regional Library, 100 W. Broadway, Columbia, MO
  • March 13, 2020 at 2 p.m.
    Mid-Continent Public Library & the League of Women Voters of Kansas City, Jackson, Clay, and Platte Counties, 3440 S. Lee's Summit Road, Independence, MO
  • March 13, 2020 at 4-6 p.m.
    Kansas City Reception for members of the League of Women Voters, Kansas City, MO
  • March 14, 2020 at 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
    Register at https://www.mymcpl.org/events/62324/biography-writing-little-bits-puzzle. The Story Center at Woodneath, 8900 NE Flintlock Road, Kansas City, MO
  • March 23, 2020 at 7 p.m.
    League of Women Voters of Fresno & the Fresno County Public Library,Woodward Park Public Library, Fresno, CA
  • March 28, 2020 at 2-4 p.m.
    Presbyterian Women of San Jose, Los Gatos Presbyterian Church, Los Gatos, CA
  • April 16, 2020 at 6-7 p.m.
    Theory of Knowledge Class,Fresno High School, CA
  • April 25, 2020
    Panhellenic Association, Fresno, CA

Past Talks

  • February 29, 2020 at 11:30 a.m.
    Santa Cruz County & Monterey Peninsula AAUW, Seascape Beach Resort, Aptos, CA
  • February 15, 2020 at 3 p.m.
    Pasadena Public Library, 285 E. Walnut St., Pasadena, CA
  • February 13, 2020 at 7 p.m.
    Ocean Branch Public Library, 2601 Main St., Santa Monica, CA
  • January 21, 2020 at 11:30 a.m.
    Tulare County League of Women Voters & American Association of University Women, Marriott Hotel, Visalia, CA
  • December 5, 2019 at 6 p.m.
    The Freedom Library - Union High School District Office, Yuma, AZ
  • November 22, 2019 at 1 p.m.
    San Joaquin Gardens, Fresno, CA
  • November 6, 2019 at 6:30 p.m.
    San Francisco Main Public Library, 100 Larkin Street, San Francisco, CA
  • June 21, 2019
    International Wizard of Oz Convention, Nicholls State University Student Union, Thibodaux, LA
  • April 10, 2019 at 12 p.m.
    Merrill-Cazier Library 101, Utah State University,Logan, UT
  • April 2, 2019 at 7 p.m.
    Folio Books, San Francisco, CA
  • March 28, 2019 at 1 p.m.
    Training Day for School Librarians, Fresno County Office of Education, CA
  • March 8, 2019 at 6:30 p.m.
    Coronado Public Library, CA