Calendar

For booking information, contact Carmen Oliver of The Booking Biz at carmenoliver@thebookingbiz.com.

2022

January 11, 2022 | Bare Tree and Little Wind: A Holy Week Story releases | Waterbrook / Penguin Random House

2021

January 9, 2021 | "Called to Write" Talk for Hamline University Master of Fine Arts Program Alumni and Students, virtual

February 5-6, 2021 | Kickoff Weekend for Craft, Community, and Your Career: A Support Group for Experienced Storytellers via Highlights Foundation, virtual, Course runs February - June 2021

February 11-13, 2021 | Wisconsin State Reading Association, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, virtual

February 23, 2021 | Home Is In Between (picture book from Macmillan FSG) release day, Book Launch Pajamas and Pets Parties hosted by Newtonville Books (East Coast) and Mrs. Dalloway's Books (West Coast), virtual


 
March 6, 2021 |
Tucson Festival of the Book (virtual)

March 10, 2021 | Montgomery Elementary School, North Wales, PA (virtual)

March 10, 2021 | Wisconsin School Reading Association Author Field Trip (virtual)

March 16, 2021 | Brookline Booksmith hosts a Picture Book Club for Home Is In Between, 4 o'clock EDT (virtual)


March 22, 2021 | Author Panel, Massachusetts School Library Association Conference (virtual)

March 23, 2021 | University of Utah Asia Center Author Visit Elementary Schools, virtual

March 24, 2021 | TEC Connections Academy (K-2 and Gr 3-5), Masschusetts (virtual)

March 24, 2021 | Wisconsin School Reading Association Author Field Trip (virtual)

April 3, 2021 | Atlas Book Club talk about You Bring the Distant Near

April 3, 2021 | SCBWI Bay Area Workshop on Creating a Sense of Place

April 8-9, 2021 | Princeton Day School Author Residency, Princeton, New Jersey

April 9-10, 2021 | San Antonio Book Festival, San Antonio, Texas

April 14, 2021 | Fay B. Kaigler Children’s Book Festival, University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, Mississippi

April 22, 2021 | Grub Street Writer's Conference, Boston, Massachusetts

May 2, 2021 | San Francisco Public Library Laureate Panel

May 10-11, 2021 | Rockwood School District, Eureka, Missouri

May 12, 2021 | Roland Park School, Baltimore, Maryland

May 19 and 21, 2021 | Queens Library 125-year Anniversary Celebration

June 8, 2021 | West Broad Street Elementary Author Visit, Pennsylvania

June 10-11, 2021 | UNLV Summit on the Research and Teaching of YA Literature 

August 31, 2021 | Steeped in Stories: Timeless Children's Novels to Refresh Our Tired Souls release day (Nonfiction for Adults from Broadleaf Press)

2020

January 30, 2020 | Teaching Books Author Recording | Berkeley, California

February 5, 2020 | World Read Aloud Day Virtual Visit | Indianapolis, Indiana

February 24, 2020 | Middle Grade Ninja Podcast recording

March 12, 2020 | Saint Andrew's School, Boca Raton, Florida

September 13, 2020 | Mendocino Writer's Conference Workshop (virtual)

September 11-13 | SCBWI Rocky Mountain Region Faculty / Keynote (virtual)

September 20 | Northern California Book Awards (virtual)

September 22, 2020 | Paperback Publication of Forward Me Back to You (YA Novel from Macmillan FSG)

September 30, 2020 | Worcester Academy High School Virtual Author Visit, Worcester, Massachusetts

October 5, 2020 | Américas Award Author Talk, hosted by CLASP (virtual)

October 12, 2020 | Américas Award Ceremony at the Library of Congress (virtual)

October 13, 2020 | Mira Vista Elementary School Virtual Author Visit, Richmond, California

November 13, 2020 | California Reading Association Panel, virtual

November 20, 2020 | Yavneh Academy Author Visit, virtual

December 14, 2020 | Antioch University MFA Young People's Literature Program Special Guest, Los Angeles, California

December 16, 2020 | San Francisco Unified School District Between Us and Abuela Presentation for Second Graders

2019

January 9, 2019 | Girl Scouts RICKSHAW GIRL Discussion Group, Lafayette Library, Lafayette, California

January 17, 2019 | North Broward Preparatory School, Coconut Creek, Florida

January 24, 2019 | San Mateo YA Novel Convention, San Mateo, California

January 30-31, 2019 | Germantown Schools, Germantown, Tennessee

February 1-2, 2019 | Arizona YA Summit, Prescott, Arizona

February 4, 2019 | Los Perales Elementary School, Moraga, California

March 29, 2019 | Pinewood School, Los Altos, California

April 2, 2019 | FORWARD ME BACK TO YOU Release Day!

April 2, 2019 | YOU BRING THE DISTANT NEAR Paperback Release Day!

April 5, 2019 | South Hunterdon Regional High School, Lambertville, New Jersey

April 6-7, 2019 | Grub Street's Muse and the Marketplace Conference, Boston, Massachusetts

April 7, 2019 | FORWARD ME BACK TO YOU Book Launch Party, 3 p.m., Newtonville Books, Newton, Massachusetts

April 8, 2019 | Wondermore Author Visit, Boston, Massachusetts

April 9, 2019 | Pierce School, Newton, Massachusetts

April 9, 2019 | Zervas School, Newton, Massachusetts

April 10, 2019 | Burke School, Washington D.C.

April 10, 2019 | Open Book Foundation, Washington D.C.

April 13, 2019 | FORWARD ME BACK TO YOU Book Launch Party, 4 p.m., Orinda Books, Orinda, California

April 15-16, 2019 | Overlake School, Redmond, Washington

April 15, 2019FORWARD ME BACK TO YOU Book Launch Party, 6 p.m., Brick and Mortar Books, Redmond, Washington

April 19, 2019 | Bret Harte Middle School, Oakland, California

April 22-29, 2019 | Macmillan Bookstore and School Visit Tour for Forward Me Back to You:
May 7, 2019 | New Traditions Creative Arts Elementary School, San Francisco, California

May 8, 2019 | Virtual Global Read Webinar

May 9, 2019 | Campolindo High School Author Program, 6:15-8:15 p.m., Moraga, California

May 16, 2019 | Jen Fulwiler Radio Show, Sirius XM Channel 129, 2 p.m. EST

May 18-19, 2019 | Austin SCBWI Conference, Austin, Texas

June 21-24, 2019 | American Library Association's Annual Conference, Washington D.C.

July 11, 2019 | Children's Literature Course Guest Visit, Oakland University, Rochester, Michigan

July 12-14, 2019 | Indian/Nepalese Heritage Camp for Adoptive Families, Fraser, Colorado

July 15, 2019, 6:30 p.m. | Boulder Bookstore, Boulder, Colorado

July 27-28, 2019 | Simmons Summer Children's Institute, Boston, Massachusetts

August 1-4, 2019 | Mendocino Coast Writers' Conference, Mendocino, California

August 31, 2019 | National Book Festival, Washington D.C.

September 10, 2019 | BETWEEN US AND ABUELA Release Date!

September 15, 2019 | A Taste of Mahima in Moraga | Moraga, California

September 19, 2019 | San Francisco Day School and Hoover School, arranged by Books, Inc. Bookstore | San Francisco, California and Palo Alto, California

September 20, 2019 | NCIBA Fall Discovery Show Windows and Mirrors Breakfast, San Francisco, California

September 27-29, 2019 | Harbor Springs Festival of the Book, Harbor Springs, Michigan

October 6, 2019 | South Asian Literature and Art Festival | Montalvo Center, Saratoga, California

October 10, 2019 | KidQuake K-2 Assemblies | San Francisco Public Library, San Francisco, California

October 12, 2019 | BETWEEN US AND ABUELA readaloud at the San Francisco Public Library, VIVA 2019 program, Bernal Heights branch, 2-3 p.m., San Francisco, California

October 18, 2019 | California Reading Association Conference Author Tea, Sacramento, California

October 19-20, 2019 | Boston Book Festival, Boston, Massachusetts

October 21, 2019 | Chenery School, Belmont, Massachusetts

October 24, 2019 | Kirkus Prize Award Ceremony, Austin, Texas

October 25, 2019 | Jen Fulwiler Radio Show, Sirius XM Channel 129, 2 p.m. EST

October 26-27, 2019 | Texas Book Festival, Austin, Texas

October 30, 2019 | Brandeis School arranged by Books Inc. Bookstore, San Francisco, California

November 1-3, 2019 | YALSA's Young Adult Services Symposium, Memphis, Tennessee

November 7, 2019 | How to Talk about Race ... With Kids Project Peace Panel | Moraga, California

December 2, 2019 | Virtual visit with Yavneh Academy, Parmusus, New Jersey

December 12, 2019 | Fruitvale Elementary | Oakland, California

December 14, 2019 | La Posada Sin Fronteras event | San Diego, California

December 23, 2019 |Jen Fulwiler Radio Show, Sirius XM Channel 129, 3:20 p.m. EST