Here is the graveyard of old information that once resided on this website.
- March 2, 2020 – “Emerging Writers Workshop: Writing Books for Children & Teens” at AADL, Westgate Branch – 7pm
- March 27-28, 2020 – KidLitCon in Ann Arbor, Michigan
- January 13, 2020 – Emerging Writers Meetup with Guest Middle Grade Author at Westgate Branch of Ann Arbor District Library
- January 16-19, 20120 – Confusion at the Sheraton Novi (Panel and Reading on Sunday)
- Penguicon 2017, April 28-30, 2017: check my schedule!
- International Congress on Medieval Studies, May 11-14, 2017 at Western Michigan University
- Thursday at 3:30 PM: VALLEY III STINSON LOUNGE Would You Write More, or What? The Quest to Publish Historically-Based Creative Writing in the Contemporary Literary Marketplace // Organizer: Curtis VanDonkelaar, Michigan State Univ. A roundtable discussion with Grace Tiffany, Western Michigan Univ.; Amanda Sikarskie, Univ. of Michigan–Dearborn; Merrie Haskell, Library, Univ. of Michigan Library; and Edward L. Risden, St. Norbert College
- Nebula Conference, May 18-21, 2017 at the Pittsburgh Marriott City Center: check my schedule!
- The Castle Behind Thorns was a Cybils Finalist and a nominee for the Mythopoeic Award.
- Guest Author at Book Chat at Saline District Library on December 7
- Starred reviews for The Castle Behind Thorns in Publisher’s Weekly and School Library Journal; also a Junior Library Guild Selection.
- September 5-13: end of summer giveaway! 35 fantastic fantasy authors teamed up to give away a huge collection of novels, PLUS a Kindle Fire to one lucky winner! You can win my novel THE PRINCESS CURSE, plus books from authors like CE Murphy and Jenna Black. Enter the giveaway by clicking here.
- September 17: Southwest Michigan Geek Fest 2016
- Handbook for Dragon Slayers won the 2014 Schneider Family Book Award for Middle Grades and the DetCon1 Middle Grade Speculative Fiction award.
- Attending ConFusion, Jan 22-24, 2016 (Novi, MI)
- Speaking at Northern Illinois University’s 36th Annual Children’s Literature Conference, March 18, 2016 (Dekalb, IL)
- The Castle Behind Thorns is nominated for a 2015 Mythopoeic Award.
- YAC kick-off reading at Schuler Books in Eastwood Towne Center, Lansing, July 10th at 6pm.
- Author-in-Residence this summer at the MSU Young Authors’ Conference, July 11th.
- Meet the Author at the Saline District Library on July 12th, 2-3pm.
- 90-Second Reads at Stair Public Library in Morenci, MI, on December 6th, 2014 (2 PM)
- ConFusion in Dearborn, MI – January 16-19, 2015
- Youth Literature Festival at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, October 18, 2014
- GenreCon at the Livonia Public Library (Michigan), October 25, 2014
- Giveaway: The Page Number Game on Tumblr going until May 27, 2014
- Handbook for Dragon Slayers nominated for a DetCon1 award–voting closes June 22nd
- ALA Annual in Las Vegas in June 2014
- Writer’s Workshop at DetCon1/NASFIC in Detroit in July 2014