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January 22-23, 2020

ABA Winter Institute
Baltimore, MD

January 24-25, 2020

ALA Mid-Winter
Philadelphia, PA

February 24, 2020

Ensworth School Visit–with Ed Burzminski
Nashville, TN

February 26, 2020

Belmont University–with Ed Burzminski
Nashville, TN

February 27, 2020

Public Library Association Conference
Music City Center, Nashville, TN


February 28, 2020

Battle Ground Academy School Visit–with Ed Burzminski
Franklin, TN


February 29, 2020, 5pm


with Ed Burzminski, son of Stefania Podgòrska, moderated by Julie Greenberg

Parnassus Books
3900 Hillsboro Pike, #14, Nashville, TN  37215


March 1, 2020. 2pm

Anderson’s Bookshop
5112 Main St. Downers Grove, IL 60515




March 3, 2020 7:00pm-8:30pm

St Charles County Library with Main St. Books
427 Spencer Rd., St Peters, MO  63376

March 4, 2020 

School Visits with Main St. Books
St Louis, MO

March 5, 2020 

School visits with Blue Willow Bookshop

March 5, 2020 4:30pm-6:00pm

Katy Books
870 S Mason #101, Katy, TX  77450




March 6, 2020

North Texas Teen Book Festival
Historical Fiction panel with Ruta Sepetys, Monica Hesse, Traci Chee, and Karen Blumenthal
Dallas, TX



March 12-14, 2020

SEYA Book Fest
Middle Tennessee State University
Murfreesboro, TN



March 15, 2020

Tuscon Festival of Books
University of Arizona
Tuscon, Arizona

11:30am  Teen & Author Stage  Deception and Courage: True Stories of WWII with Andrew Maraniss

1pm Education Room 353  Hope and Risk: Redefining Who You Are

4pm Education Room 353  Writing a Young Adult Novel: Playing With Form



March 20-21, 2020

SOKY Book Fest
Knicely Conference Center, 2355 Nashville Rd
Bowling Green, KY 42101

3/20  9:45am-10:20 Auditorium, Session 1 with KR Gaddy

10:50-11:20 Session 2 with Dee Garretson and KR Gaddy

 3/21  10:20-11:20 Historical Fiction with KR Gaddy and Dee Garretson



March 24-27, 2020

Texas Library Association (TLA) Book Festival
Houston, TX



April 9, 2020

Mountain and Plains Independent Booksellers Association (MPIBA) Spring Con
Keynote, 9 am  Origin Hotel, Golden, Colorado



April 11, 2020, 2pm

In Conversation with Monica Hesse for They Went Left
Parnassus Books  3900 Hillsboro Pike, #14, Nashville, TN  37215