Upcoming events, spring 2024

Thursday, May 30: Wilkinson School, Half Moon Bay

Friday, May 10: Book signing on Alcatraz

Saturday, April 27: Walnut Creek Library Foundation Authors Gala

Friday, April 26: Sherwood School, Willits, CA

Wednesday, April 24: San Francisco School

Saturday, April 20: Book signing on Alcatraz

April 10 and 11: Katherine G. Johnson Elementary, Spanaway, WA

Friday, April 5: Dianne Feinstein Elementary, SF

Thursday, April 4: Mary Silveira Elementary, San Rafael, CA

Thursday, March 14: Mission Dolores Academy, SF

Saturday, March 2: Green Apple Books with Stephanie Wildman

Friday, February 9: Contra Costa Christian Schools, Walnut Creek, CA

Thursday, February 8: Ross Valley Charter School, Fairfax CA

Sunday, February 4, 3 pm: Book launch for The Fabulous Fannie Farmer at Omnivore Books, SF

Upcoming events, fall 2023

Oct 25-26: Author visits in New Orleans and Baton Rouge

Sat, Oct 28: Louisiana Book Festival, Baton Rouge

Thurs, Nov 16: Author visit, Lafayette School, SF

Sat, Nov 25: Book signing on Alcatraz

Tues, Dec 5: Authors’ Day, Jefferson School, SF

Wed, Dec 6: Book signing on Alcatraz

Sat, Dec 16: Book signing at the SF Botanical Garden Winter Fair, County Fair Bldg., Golden Gate Park

Sun, Feb 3: Book launch of THE FABULOUS FANNIE FARMER at Omnivore Books in SF

Upcoming events

Sept 10: Reading at San Francisco Public Library, Ortega Branch

Oct 6: School Library Journal Day of Dialogue

Nov 2: School visits at Sacred Heart (Atherton, CA) and Trinity School (Menlo Park, CA)

Nov 4: Virtual visit with San Mateo Public Library

Nov 5: Reading at Black Bird Books in San Francisco

Nov 6: Reading at Linden Tree Books in Los Altos with Stephanie Wildman

Nov 9: West Portal Elementary Read-a-Thon

Dec 3: Reading of THE GARDENER OF ALCATRAZ on Alcatraz Island. Readings at 11, 12, 1, and 2.

Dec 6: Jefferson Elementary Authors’ Day

The Pig War is the winner of the 2022 Towner Award!

This award, given by the Washington Library Association, chooses ten nonfiction picture books every year. Students across the state spend the year reading and studying them. They vote at the end of the year–and they chose my book! I am so incredibly honored, especially because all the other nominees were so fantastic, and winners in their own right for sure.

Event at the SF Botanical Gardens!

On April 30 I am doing a storytime with fun activities for kids (coloring! scavenger hunt!). It’s free (though non-SF residents will have to pay admission to the gardens). RSVP if you can! The event is co-sponsored by Green Apple Books on the Park, to kick off their year-long collaboration with the Botanical Gardens–Books on the Garden.