Jacqueline West, Writer

Bestselling author of The Books of Elsewhere and Dreamers Often Lie

Appearances Calendar

(public events in bold/orange)


February 27: Mississippi Valley Gifted and Talented Writing Workshop

March 2: School visit, Stillson Elementary, Chippewa Falls, WI

March 8: SCSC Young Writers and Artists Conference, Mankato, MN

March 16: School Visit, Southview Elementary, Chippewa Falls, WI

April 20 - 22: UntitledTown Book Festival, Green Bay, WI
Jacqueline's events on Saturday, April 21:
Kids' Writing Workshop: Creating Characters. 12:00 p.m.
Panel: Kid Lit - How to Write for Young Audiences. 2:00 p.m.
Jacqueline's events on Sunday, April 22:
Panel: Dark Magic - Writing Fantasy for YA and Adults. 10:00 a.m.
Reading: Wisconsin Writers Invitational. 2:00 p.m.
(See complete schedule for more details:

May 14: Guest speaker at Red Wing Art History Club

May 24: School visit, Pinewood Elementary, Eagan MN

June 22: Community reading event, Austin, MN (more info to come)

June 27: Guest at Young Writers' Camp session 1, Red Wing Public Library (see RWPL website for more info:

July 18: Guest at Young Writers' Camp session 2, Red Wing Public Library (see RWPL website for more info:

July 24: StoryArk Summer Creative Writing Intensive, Stillwater, MN (more info to come; see

October 4: Heartland Fall Forum, Minneapolis, MN

October 9: THE COLLECTORS released!

October 13: Tweens Read Festival, Houston, TX (See for more info)

October 15: THE COLLECTORS release party: Red Balloon Bookshop, St. Paul, MN. 6:30 p.m.

October 26: ITEM Conference, Alexandria, MN.

November 9 - 10: YALLFest, Charleston, SC (See for tickets/info)


February 2: Goodhue County Historical Society's Free Family Fun Day. More info to come!

February 20 - 21: School visit, Little Falls, MN

Past Events

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