Places I'll Be

May 29, 2017 - Attending YALLWEST in Santa Monica, CA. Be one of first five people to find me, and I'll give you some A Map for Wrecked Girls swag.

August 15, 2017 - Kepler's in Menlo Park, CA - In Conversation with New York Times bestselling Author Stephanie Garber for the launch of A Map for Wrecked Girls.

News about the tour for A Map for Wrecked Girls coming soon!

Places I've Been 

February 4, 2017 - Barnes and Noble - In Conversation with Stephanie Garber about her New York Times bestselling novel Caraval in Roseville, CA

June 17, 2016 - 2pm - 4pm - Book signing at Barnes and Noble in Southlake, TX

June 10-12, 2016 - Barnes and Noble Teen Book Festival in Roseville, CA

June 5, 2016 - Bay Area Book Festival at Civic Center Park in Berkeley, CA - Signing copies of Wandering Wild alongside authors Rose Cooper (I Text Dead People) and Joanna Rowland (Always Mom, Forever Dad)

May 7, 2016 - Barnes and Noble -  Launch Party for Wandering Wild in Roseville, CA

April 29-30, 2016 - SCBWI Spring Spirit Conference in Citrus Heights, CA - Teaching sessions on "YA Dos and Don'ts" and "Building a Cast of Characters" with Caraval author, Stephanie Garber.

April 24, 2016 - DFW Writer's Conference in Fort Worth, TX - Presenting on YA Author's Panel

April 22-23, 2016 - North Texas Teen Book Festival - Irving, TX - Presenting with YA Authors and signing copies of Wandering Wild

March 26, 2016 - Regional SCBWI Meeting at the El Dorado Hills Public Library in El Dorado Hills, CA

March 17, 2016 - Toast the Author Evening  in Colusa, CA - Presenting with authors, Alexis Bass (Love & Other Theories and What's Broken Between Us) and Stephanie Garber (Caraval).

March 12, 2016 - Writers Forum Workshop in Redding, CA - Presenting with authors Linda BoydenElizabeth Stevens Omlor, Ellen Jellison, and Cynthia Saye Kremsner.

August 2015 - SCBWI LA Summer Conference in Los Angeles, CA

June 25-30, 2015 - ALA Annual Conference in San Francisco, CA - Promoting Wandering Wild

May 2, 2015 - SCBWI Spring Spirit Conference in Rocklin, CA

January 3, 2015 - The Writers Bloc at the El Dorado County Library in Placerville, CA - Speaking on the "Fantasy Writer's Panel" (representing the magical realism genre) with fantasy writers Heather Marie (The Gateway Through Which They Came), fellow Fearless Fifteener Angelica Jackson (Crow's Rest), and Christina Mercer (Honey Queen and Arrow of the Mist). **UPDATE: Here's a video of me speaking at the event. **

November 8, 2014 - I hosted an SCBWI NaNoWriMo Schmooze in Sacramento, CA

October 25-26, 2014 - California Capital Book Festival in Sacramento, CA - Speaking on the "Fearless Fifteener" panel with fellow debut authors Sabaa Tahir (An Ember in the Ashes), Stacey Lee (Under a Painted Sky), Kelly Loy Gilbert (Conviction), and Alexis Bass (Love & Other Theories)

August 1-3- SCBWI LA Summer Conference in Los Angeles, CA

June 21, 2014- SCBWI Schmooze - "Marketing at Every Stage in Your Writing Career" in Citrus Heights, CA. I'm presenting! If you're an SCBWI member, please join us!

May 3-4, 2014- DFW Writer's Conference in Fort Worth, TX

April 5, 2014- SCBWI Spring Spirit Conference in Rocklin, CA

Elsewhere on the Internet

Literary Rambles - The Best Parts of a Not-So-Easy Pre-Debut Journey (May, 2016).

Quantum Fairy Tales Interview- Talking all things Wandering Wild and A Map for Lost Girls (May, 2016)

Swanky Seventeens Blog - Chatting with super-talented author Katie Nelson about Wandering Wild (May, 2016).

NaNoWriMo Blog - As a 2014 NaNoWriMo Coach, I share my tips for editing a NaNoWriMo novel (November, 2014)

Fearless Fifteeners Blog - Sharing Facts about Wandering Wild (March, 2014)