Events

You’ll often find me speaking to a group of youth or adult writers. Please see my speaking page for more information about speaking to your organization, workshop, conference, or festival.

Places I’m Going

Featured Authlete in the 2020 Madness! Poetry Tournament
Join the fun!

 

Places I’ve Been

February 2020
Featured workshop presenter at the Belonging Women’s Conference
Greenville, South Carolina

October-December 2019

We’ll be covering plot, character, and more!
Mauldin, South Carolina

Sep 27-29, 2019

Friday through Sunday
SCBWI Carolinas Fall Conference
Crown Plaza Hotel
Charlotte, North Carolina

Sep 1, 2019

Atlanta, Georgia
SCBWI Southern Breeze Tent
  • 4-6PM Featured Author, presenting:
    Underserved Young YA Readers: The struggle to find books for 13-/14-year-olds, and what makes their ideal book worth fighting for

May 2019

Greenville, South Carolina
Classroom visit
70 7th Graders

Book Discussion: The Firebrand Legacy

June 2018

Fontana Dam, North Carolina
Faculty Member
  • Faculty Q&A
  • Crafting Strong Characters Workshop
  • Writing Conflict Workshop
  • One-on-One Critiques

Feb 2018

Greenville, South Carolina
Classroom visit
50 Elementary Schoolers
Book Discussion: The Firebrand Legacy

Jan 2018

Greenville, South Carolina
Classroom visit
12 Book Club Members
Book Discussion: Death Dragon’s Kiss

Dec 2017

Greenville, South Carolina
Classroom visit
4 classes of 25 7th Graders
Book Discussion: The Firebrand Legacy