Upcoming Events

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The Romance of Reading Facebook Page Takeover

Date: Monday, June 8, 2020

Time: 10:00 AM EDT - 5:00 PM EDT

Location: The Romance of Reading Facebook Page

Live Interview at The Write Reviewer’s Book Club Facebook Page

Date: Wednesday, June 10, 2020

Time: 8:00 PM EDT

Location: The Write Reviewer's Book Club Facebook Page

A Mighty Blaze Interview with Jenna Blum

Date: Tuesday, June 16, 2020

Time: tbd

Location: Facebook Live @amightyblaze

New York Times bestselling author Jenna Blum will interview me about We Came Here to Shine for her platform, A Mighty Blaze, developed with New York Times bestselling author Caroline Leavitt to respond to the effects of Covid-19 on publishing.

Pub Day Launch Event for We Came Here to Shine in conversation with Fiona Davis

Date: Tuesday, June 16, 2020

Time: 7:00 PM EDT

Location: Zoom

I can’t wait to share this special day with readers and friends! This will also be the official kickoff of the Harrison Public Library Summer Reading program, which is based on We Came Here to Shine.

Warwick’s and Liz & Lisa’s Couch Surfing Tour

Date: Thursday, June 18, 2020

Time: 4:00 PM PDT / 7:00 PM EDT

Location: Zoom Event

Bestselling authors Liz Fenton and Lisa Steinke will interview me about We Came Here to Shine in conjunction with Warwick’s Bookstore in La Jolla, CA.

Newburyport Literary Festival

Date: Saturday, June 20, 2020

Location: Zoom

Details are still being finalized regarding time and panel specifics, but I’m so excited to be part of this event!

FoxTale Book Shoppe Author Talk for We Came Here to Shine

Date: Tuesday, June 23, 2020

Time: 6:30 PM EDT

Location: Zoom

In conversation with Elise Hooper, author of Fast Girls.

Virtual Tour of Site of NYC World’s Fair with Untapped Cities

Date: Tuesday, June 23, 2020

Time: 12:00 PM EDT

Location: Zoom

This is going to be amazing! I’ve partnered with Untapped Cities, a leading NYC tour company, to do a virtual tour of the fairgrounds including many of the sites mentioned in We Came Here to Shine. I’ll be joined by Justin Rivers, Chief Experience Officer, who will provide a look at Billy Rose’s Aquacade, the Life Savers Parachute Jump, the Administration Building, the Trylon & Perisphere, the Lagoon of Nations, and more. This is a free event—if you’re not an Untapped Cities Insider, they’re offering two months free with code STAYHOME.

NovelNetwork Book Chat

Date: Wednesday, June 24, 2020

Time: 5:30 PM PDT / 8:30 PM EDT

Location: Facebook Live

We’ll be chatting about We Came Here to Shine and I’ll have a book or two to give away!

Great Thoughts Great Readers Takeover

Date: Wednesday, June 24, 2020

Time: All day

Location: Great Thoughts Great Readers Facebook Page

I will be taking over the Great Thoughts Facebook salon today with info about my books, my writing life, and giveaways!

Live Interview with Pauline Hubert of Book Movement

Date: Tuesday, June 30, 2020

Time: 6:00 PM EDT

Location: Facebook

Wellesley Books Author Event with Elise Hooper

Date: Thursday, July 9, 2020

Time: 7:00 PM EDT

Location: Zoom

Fast Girls author, Elise Hooper, and I will be discussing our books, the writing process, and more.

Mamaroneck Library One Book One Community Book Club Event for We Came Here to Shine

Date: Wednesday, July 15, 2020

Time: 2:00 PM EDT

Location: Zoom

Part of the Mamaroneck Book Club Reads New York series.

Harrison Public Library Book Club Trivia Night

Date: Thursday, July 16, 2020

Time: 7:00 PM EDT

Location: Zoom

I’ll be sharing fun and fascinating history about the New York World’s Fair of 1939; open to Harrison (NY) book clubs and book clubs of neighboring towns.

Historical Fiction Authors Panel

Date: Tuesday, July 28, 2020

Time: 11:00 AM PDT / 2:00 PM EDT

Location: Zoom

With authors Chanel Cleeton (The Last Train to Key West), Fiona Davis (The Lions of Fifth Avenue), Camille DiMaio (The First Emma), and Elise Hooper (Fast Girls). Hosted by Kings County Library System, WA, and Third Place Books in Lake Forest Park, Ravenna, and Seward Park, WA.

Phoenix Book Club

Date: Thursday, August 27, 2020

Time: 6:15 PM PDT / 9:15 PM EDT

Location: Private Event

See photos from past events for WE CAME HERE TO SHINE, THE SUBWAY GIRLS, THE BALANCE PROJECT, and ON GRACE.

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