Simmons College Summer Institute, “Homecomings”
Thursday–Sunday, 7/23–7/26 (my lecture is Sat., 7/25, 5 p.m.)
Simmons College, 300 The Fenway, Boston, MA
I am honored to be speaking at Simmons’ biennial children’s literature conference. I’ll be talking about the disconnect between the world of children’s literature, where child protagonists roam free and have adventures, and the real world, where we shelter our kids.
YA Panel Discussion, Eight Cousins Bookstore
Tuesday, 8/18, 4 p.m.
Tricia Leaver and I will be discussing our YA novels!
Book Signing, Where the Sidewalk Ends Bookstore
Saturday, 8/22, 2–4 p.m.
Come say hello as I chat with vacationers and sign books!
Hollihock Writers Conference
New Bedford, MA
I’ll be giving a talk on writing for a YA audience on Sunday, 8/23.