February 15, 2:00 p.m. “Royally Fun Reads” Tour, Green Bean Books, Portland, OR
February 25 – 29, Left Coast Crime Convention, Phoenix, AZ
Come join Zoe Burke, Maia Chance, and Marta Chausee for the “Madcap Mysteries” Panel moderated by Diane Vallere on Saturday, 2/27 from 3-4 in Ellis West
March 5, 2:00 p.m., Changing Hands Bookstore, Tempe, AZ
(This Kids’ Book Club event will be open to the public!)
April 9-10, Los Angeles Times Festival of Books, Los Angeles, CA (Details TBA)
April 16, 4:30 p.m., R.J. Julia, Madison, CT (w/ Kat Yeh, Ammi-Joan Paquette, and Corey Ann Haydu)
April 18, 7:00 p.m., McNally Jackson, New York, NY – (w/Alison Cherry, Lauren Magaziner, Michelle Schusterman)
April 23, 1:00 p.m., Children’s Book Writers – Los Angeles Workshop: “Beyond the Book Deal: Charting the Path Ahead.” (South Bay location: TBD)
July 11 – 12, Nerd Camp / Nerd Camp Jr., Western High School, Parma, Michigan
Just Missed Events
December 29 – December 31, Live on Green Rose Parade Festival, Pasadena, CA
A little preview of Amanda’s performance below!
January 3, 2016, 4 p.m. THE TIARA ON THE TERRACE LAUNCH PARTY!!
January 7, 7 p.m. Launch “Afterparty” at Warwicks, La Jolla, CA
January 13, 6 p.m. “Royally Fun Reads” Tour, Pegasus Books, Berkeley, CA
January 14, 6 p.m., “Royally Fun Reads” Tour, Books Inc. – Laurel Village, San Francisco, CA
January 15, 6 p.m., “Royally Fun Reads” Tour, Book Passage, Corte Madera, CA
January 17, 4 p.m. “Royally Fun Reads” Tour, Chevalier’s Books, Los Angeles, CA (w/ Anne Nesbet)
January 19, Time TBD, Joseph Beth Booksellers (Madison Rd), Cincinnati, OH
January 21, 6:00 p.m., East Coast Launch Party, The Mysterious Bookshop, New York, NY
November 21, 2015 – National Council of Teachers of English Annual Convention
Panel at 1:15 – 2:30: “Bridging the Gender Divide: Humor and The Art of Engaging All Readers” w/ Jenni Holm, Caroline Carlson, Heidi Schulz, Kim Baker.
Honored to be joining author Varian Johnson (GREAT GREENE HEIST) to spotlight mysteries for young readers as part of Second Story’s annual reading series. SPY-themed food at the reception afterwards!
November 6, 2015, 3:30 – 5:00 p.m., California Library Association – California Young Reader Medal Tea & Author Signing – Civic Center, Pasadena
|October 24, 2015, 6 p.m. — Southern California Independent Bookstore Association Trade Show, Author Reception/Signing, North Hollywood, CA
October 29, 2015, 2 p.m. — Chandler School Book Fair, Vroman’s Bookstore, Pasadena, CA
October 14, 2015 – Educator Reception, Barnes & Noble, Torrance, CA
September 11, 2015 SCBWI-LA – Working Writers’ Retreat – “First Pages” Panel
I’ll be on the faculty of this fantastic weekend of critiquing and camaraderie in Encino. Editors and agents from Roaring Brook, HarperCollins, and Andrea Brown Literary Agency will be joining.
August 13, 2015, 7pm – Vroman’s Bookstore, Pasadena, CA
Mystery authors Jenny Milchman, Naomi Hirahara, Steph Cha and I will be celebrating Jenny’s newest release with a roundtable discussion on writing crime fiction.
July 6 & 7, 2015 (all day) – Nerd Camp / Nerd Camp Junior, Parma, Michigan
Teacher extraordinare Colby Sharp has organized two full days of writing and reading fun for teachers and kids! Spots may be full, but if not, come along for a chance to meet a star line-up of authors and illustrators, including Jenni Holm, Debbie Ridpath Ohi, Lauren Castillo, and more.
July 9, 2015, 7 p.m., Anderson’s Bookstore, Naperville, IL ( w/ Tricia Springstubb, Kate Hannigan, and Tracy Holczer)
Join three authors for a kids’ game show as Anderson’s kicks off its annual summer sidewalk sale.
July 10, 2015 – 7 p.m., Centuries and Sleuths Bookstore, Forest Park, IL (w/ Kate Hannigan)
I’ll be chatting mystery writing for kids with Kate Hannigan, author of The Detective’s Assistant and Cupcake Cousins.
July 11, 2015 – 12:00 p.m. – 57th Street Books – Hyde Park, Chicago, IL
Join me, Lori Rader-Day, Kate Hannigan, and Suzanne Calkins to celebrate Women (and Girls) of Mystery by talking female sleuths in children’s & adult fiction.