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Other Presentations


I customize my talks according to a particular event or conference topic. Where I've presented...



  • ILA (International Literacy Association)

  • Child Care Council of KY - keynote speaker

  • NAEYC (National Association for the Education of Young Children)

  • SoMIRAC (State of Maryland International Reading Association Council)

  • Keystone State Reading Association - PA

  • Florida’s ‘April is for Authors' (West Palm Beach)

  • National Reading Recovery Council

  • SCBWI (Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators)

  • Mid-South Literacy Conference - Birmingham, AL

  • Cincinnati Literacy Fair

  • Alvernia College, Greater Reading Reads Literary Festival - Reading, PA

  • Children’s Literature Festival - Warrensburg, MO

  • Claire’s Day - Toledo, OH

  • SDE (Staff Development for Educators)

  • Writer’s Conference - Glen Eyrie Retreat Center - Colorado Springs, CO

  • Grand Island Library program - Grand Island, NE

  • School Specialty/Childcraft - I’ve spoken and signed in many places for them...

    • speaker - Cincinnati, Columbus, Atlanta, Minneapolis, MD, KY, MI, ILA in Chicago

    • signed only - ILA in San Antonio


  • MRA (Michigan Reading Association) - annual and summer conferences

  • House Legislative Education Committee, Lansing

  • MiAEYC (Michigan Association for the Education of Young Children) - keynote speaker

  • MAME (Michigan Association of Media Educators)

  • SCBWI-MI (Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators)

  • Ann Arbor Book Festival

  • Calvin College Youth Writing Festival

  • Saginaw Reading Council

  • Thumb Area Reading Council - Caro

  • Shanty Creek Young Author’s Day - Bellaire

  • Christ Child Society of Detroit - annual spring luncheon keynote speaker

  • "Meet the Author" series - Manistee

  • Bed, Breakfast, and Books

  • Oakland University Authors’ and Illustrators’ Arts and Crafts Course, graduate level

  • Oakland University Writer’s Conference

  • Mid-eastern MI Library Cooperative

  • Zondervan ‘Bring Your Child to Work’ Day - Grand Rapids

Not only have I presented at many conferences and libraries, but also at…

  • lots(!) of schools all over the country,

  • bookstores,

  • and Family Reading Nights.

If you have questions, or would like information regarding my presentations, just email.