January 2: Free Family Fun Day, Goodhue County Historical Society, Red Wing, MN. 1:00 - 5:00. I'll be reading from THE BOOKS OF ELSEWHERE at 2:30 and then hanging around to chat, sign books (copies will be available for sale from Fair Trade Books of Red Wing) and lead a writing activity. Come join us!
February 13: Books and Breakfast, Minneapolis, MN. 9:00 - 12:00 p.m. Visit www.booksandbreakfast.net for more info and to register to attend. Seating is limited!
February 24-25: Little Falls Middle School, Little Falls, MN
March 10: Douglas Elementary, Watertown, WI
March 10: Tribeca Books, Watertown, WI. 4:00pm. Signing, chatting, answering questions...stop by!
March 26: Moderating the Penguin Teen on Tour panel with Alison Goodman (THE DARK DAYS CLUB), Alwyn Hamilton (REBEL OF THE SANDS), Rachel Hawkins (MISS MAYHEM), Sabaa Tahir (AN EMBER IN THE ASHES), April Genevieve Tucholke (WINK POPPY MIDNIGHT), and Karen Bao (DOVE ARISING) at Red Balloon Bookshop, St. Paul, MN. *This is a ticketed event - see Red Balloon's site for more info. 6:30 p.m.
April 5: Halmstad Elementary, Chippewa Falls, WI
April 8: DREAMERS OFTEN LIE release party! Cake, Q&A, Shakespearean Mad Libs, and other bookish delights. Red Balloon Bookshop, St. Paul, MN. 6:30 p.m.
May 13: New Richmond Elementary Schools, New Richmond, WI.
May 16 - 20: Glacier Hills Elementary School, Eagan, MN
May 20: Authors After Hours with Anne Greenwood Brown and Jacqueline West. Valley Bookseller, Stillwater, MN. 6:45 p.m. Visit valleybookseller.com for event description and details. Space is very limited; reserve your spot ASAP!
May 21: Fair Trade Books, Red Wing, MN. Reading, talk/Q&A, and book signing for DREAMERS OFTEN LIE (and THE BOOKS OF ELSEWHERE). 12:00 - 2:00 p.m.
May 25: Pinewood Elementary, Eagan, MN
June 4: Summer Reading Kickoff, Hudson Area Library (in affiliation with Chapter2Books), Hudson, WI. Panel featuring S.A. Bodeen, Shelley Tougas, and Jacqueline West at 11:00 a.m. Visit Chapter2Books.com for more info.
June 10: B-Fest Teen Book Festival, hosted by Barnes & Noble stores nationwide.
Join me for "Teen Trivia Night" (and to get signed copies of THE BOOKS OF ELSEWHERE/DREAMERS OFTEN LIE) at Barnes & Noble, Eagan, MN. 7:00 p.m.
June 11: B-Fest Teen Book Festival, hosted by Barnes and Noble stores nationwide:
1:00 p.m. - Chatting, reading, and signing DREAMERS OFTEN LIE, along with Kirstin Cronn-Mills (ORIGINAL FAKE), at Barnes & Noble Galleria, Edina, MN.
3:00 p.m. - Signing DREAMERS OFTEN LIE and THE BOOKS OF ELSEWHERE at the Mall of America Barnes & Noble, Bloomington, MN.
June 14 - 16: Minneapolis Young Writer's Workshop with Jay Asher, Ally Condie, Jennifer Nielsen, Jonathan Friesen, Jacqueline West, and Serena Chase. North Central University, Minneapolis, MN. Visit mplsyoungwritersworkshop.com to learn more and/or register (attendance is limited).
June 28: Teen Writers' Workshop at Dakota County Heritage Library, Lakeville, MN. (More info to come)
August 23: BEEN THERE, DONE THAT - BOOK 2: SCHOOL DAZED released! Find out more at www.beentheredonethatbooks.com/#!book-2/c1cer
October 1: "Books Standing on Books" - YA Author Panel with E.M. Kokie, Pat Schmatz, and Jacqueline West. Addendum Books, St. Paul. 3:00 p.m. RSVP/More info here: https://www.facebook.com/events/640479756111701/
October 10 - 20: Chippewa Valley Book Festival, Eau Claire/Chippewa Falls, WI. School visits, public readings, and more. Visit www.cvbookfest.org for details. (More info to come.)
October 14: ITEM Conference, Brooklyn Park, MN.
November 17: School visits, Austin, MN.
November 30: Prescott High School, Precott, WI