I love the opportunity to speak about books, writing and creativity. Below are some of my past events and workshops. Please fill out the contact form at the bottom if you'd like me to appear at your event or bookclub. 


Davisville Free Library

(481 Davisville Rd., North Kingstown, RI) 

 September 10th, 2016  @  2pm-3pm


The Ocean State Summer Writers Conference

The University of Rhode Island

June 25th, 2016 @ 3 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Workshop: Creative Courage & the Memoir 



North Kingstown Public Library

April 29th, 2015  6:30 pm

Antartica and Autism~a discussion & signing

(100 Boone St., North Kingstown, RI)

  McNally Jackson Books, NYC--the Guernica print launch

McNally Jackson Books, NYC--the Guernica print launch


The Elephant Room

Dec.18th, 2015, 6:30 p.m.

ARIA's Lively Literati

(2170 Broad Street, Cranston, RI)


Harvard Book Store

December 5th, 7 p.m.

"The Writer's Journey"

with Tilia Jacobs & Tasneem Zehra Husain

(1256 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA)


  Battle of the Books, Brooklyn Book Festival

Battle of the Books, Brooklyn Book Festival

ARIA Book Expo

November 8th, 2015, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

(West Warwick Civic Center, 100 Factory Rd., 

Warwick, RI)



Brooklyn Book Festival / Late Night Library

Battle of the Books

6:30 pm September 18th, 2014

(Pacific Standard, Park Slope, Brooklyn, NY)




McNally Jackson Books

7 pm, October 23rd, 

Guernica Annual Launch Event

(52 Prince Street, NYC)


Women's Club of South County, 

15th Annual Book & Author Lunch

11:30 am-2:30 pm July 9th, 2014

(with Joan Wickersham and Dawn Tripp

@ the Dunes Club, Narragansett, RI) 


Freerange Nonfiction Reading Series

7:30 pm June 17, 2014

(with Julia Fierro and Peter von Ziegesar 

Culturefix, 9 Clinton St, New York City)

Bank Square Books,

 October  25th, 1 pm

with Michael Freeman & Carolyn Dalgliesh

(53 W Main St, Mystic, Connecticut)


Newport Public Library,

2 pm September 27th, 2014

Reading with Carolyn Dalgliesh, author of

The Sensory Child Gets Organized 

(300 Spring St., Newport, RI)


Ocean State Writers Conference, June 19-21, 2014

(Reception reading, 4:30-5:30, Thursday, June 19th, 

Creative Nonfiction panel with Mary Cappello, Christine Montross

and Nicole Walker, 3:00-4:15, Friday, June 20th,

University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI)



The Muse & the Marketplace: a Literary Conference

 May 2-3, 2014

Workshop (with Rosie Sultan, author of Helen in Love): 

Writing the Historical Figure in Fiction and Nonfiction,

May 3rd 2:30-3:30 pm, Boston, Massachusetts


Books on the Square, Reading and Signing

7 pm April 3rd, 2014

(471 Angell St., Providence, RI) 

AHA! Reading Series "First Person, Inside Story"

7-9 pm May 13, 2014

(with Amy Brill and Elizabeth Graver,

Tia Maria Café, 42 North Water St., New Bedford,



Autism Fundraiser with KNOW THE NIGHT

 and Jazz (The Cynthetics)

7:30 pm April 24th, 2014

(The Chester Playhouse, 22 Pleasant St., Chester, Nova Scotia)


  The Freerange Nonfiction series, NYC

The Freerange Nonfiction series, NYC

Island Books, Reading and Signing

6:30 pm March 27th, 2014

(575 East Main Street, Middletown, RI)


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