Illinois Association of Teachers of English (IATE)
Fall Conference - Luncheon Speaker, Awards Ceremony (I'm so honored to be named IATE's 2013 Illinois Author of the Year!) & Book Signing
October 18, 2013
Jane Austen Society of North America (JASNA)
Annual General Meeting
September 27 - 29, 2013
Reaching Forward Conference - For Library Staff
Romance & Women's Fiction Panel & Book Signing
May 3, 2013
Donald E. Stephens Convention Center
Barnes & Noble General Fiction Book Club: "Nook Feature"
February 1 - 28, 2013
Author/Reader Book Discussion -- PRIDE, PREJUDICE AND THE PERFECT MATCH
Lake Forest Book Store
August 31, 2012
Lake Forest, IL
Summer Fridays -- Book Chat and Wine Tasting (7:00pm)
Such a delightful evening with Sue Boucher, owner of Lake Forest Book Store, as well as a fabulous group of readers and delicious wine and sandwiches, courtesy of Courtyard Wines!
Warren-Newport Public Library
July 14, 2012
Romance Panel (2:00 - 3:30pm)
Really fun author panel -- Jade Lee, Allie Pleiter, me and Elizabeth Hoyt (sitting in front) at the Warren-Newport Public Library.
Fremont Public Library
July 12, 2012
Romance Panel (7:00 - 8:15pm)
Loved this great travel/book-talk poster up at the Waukegan Public Library for my A SUMMER IN EUROPE slideshow!
Waukegan Public Library
June 12, 2012
Speaker/Presenter -- A Travel Slideshow, Discussion of A SUMMER IN EUROPE & Booksigning (5:30 - 7:30pm)
Great friends -- Karen, Sarah, me and Joyce at the Waukegan Public Library.
Chicago Tribune's Printers Row Lit Fest
June 10, 2012
Author Panel -- "Still Sexy After 200 Years: Jane Austen's Men" (Center Stage, 12:15 - 1:00pm)
A snapshot of Karen Doornebos, William Deresiewicz and me at the Printers Row Lit Fest in Chicago.
Barnes & Noble General Fiction Book Club
May 1 - 31, 2012
Author/Reader Book Discussion -- A SUMMER IN EUROPE
Chicago-North Spring Fling Conference
April 27 - 29, 2012
Book Signing (Saturday, 2:00pm)
I got to post with handsome cover model Brooks Johnson (featured on my novel ON ANY GIVEN SUNDAE!) and talented cover designer Kim Killion at RT 2012.
Romantic Times Booklovers Convention
April 11 - 15, 2012
Expo & Signing (Thursday evening, ebooks)
Book Fair & Signing (Saturday morning, print books)
Speaker/Presenter ("Jane Austen Happy Hour" Workshop -- Saturday 3:45pm)
Austen Authors at RT -- Karen Doornebos, C. Allyn Pierson, Abigail Reynolds, Sharon Lathon and me -- for the "Jane Austen Happy Hour."
Cherry Forums Book Club
February 15 - 21, 2012
Author/Reader Book Discussion -- All Novels/Writing Process