Upcoming events:

It’s almost Earth Day!  Join me for 2 great Earth Day events in Westchester:

 4/21/18 Earth Day story time and fun at A NU Toy Store, 16 Main St., Tarrytown, 1:30, in conjunction with other TEAC events.  Begin your day helping to clean up local parks, grab lunch in town, then head to the toy store.  Visit the Facebook event page for more details and to let us know you’re coming!  I’ll be doing an encore reading at Pierson Park when the band takes a break around 4:00 pm.

4/22/18 Barnes and Noble Eastchester 12:00-4:00 pm, meet and greet, book signing, and Earth day giveaways.  Visit the Facebook event page for more details and to let us know you’re coming!

I am always eager to speak at events and meet people with similar interests.  Please contact me if you would like me to attend an event.

A look at the past:

March 13, 2018, 6:30-7:00, pajama story time at YWCA White Plains & Central Westchester 515 North Street, White Plains, NY  10605

Join me at the Y for a brown bag dinner at around 6:10, followed by a meet and greet and reading of my 2 picture books.  We’ll march and play with doodleloos and then get cozy for a bedtime reading of No Place Like Earth.  Visit this Facebook link for more details and to let us know you’re coming!

Sunday 12/10/17, 2:00-4:00 pm

Book Festival at Eastchester Library 11 Oakridge Place, Eastchester, NY 10709

Meet and greet with authors, including Susan and Larry Berliner, Rinku Bhattacharya, Lori Fettner, Janet Garber, and Mel Parish.

Books make great gifts (signed copies are even better), and this festival comes just in time for the holidays.

Independent Authors Day, Saturday 10/14/17, Eastchester Library, 11 Oakridge Place, Eastchester, NY 10709.  Events all day, 10:-00-3:00.  I’ll be reading both picture books in an interactive story time at 2:00.  Meet and greet and book signing to follow.  And yes, there will be doodleloos!  More details and let us know you’re coming here:

Irvington, NY, Farmer’s Market, Sunday 10/8/17, a quick reading in between bands from about 10:45-11:00.  This will be my premier reading of What Do You Do with a Doodleloo, and I’m very excited.  A quick reading, but I’ll be around with all 4 of my books before and after.

Barnes and Noble Local Authors Festival, Scarsdale, NY: 9/24/17 12-4.  Once again I’ll be joined by the amazing Jason Carter Eaton, author of Great, Now We’ve Got Barbarians!; How to Train a Train; and more! There will be about a dozen authors at this event from various genres, so something for everyone!

I’ll have copies of all 4 of my books available. Welcome to Motherhood makes a great gift for all those new moms in your life (September is the most popular birth month), and Teaching to the Child for all those teachers, new and old, returning to work.

A great event.  More pics in an album at

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Mom’s Night Out at Barnes and Noble!

When: Thursday, 5/11/17, 7:00 p.m.

Where: 680 Post Rd, Scarsdale, NY 10583

This will be the conclusion to my Welcome to Motherhood book tour, and what better place than the new Barnes and Noble in Eastchester!  This Barnes and Noble is the pilot for the future of all stores, and has a full bar, restaurant, and outdoor patio!  Join fellow moms for a well-deserved night out at this great space!

Event link

Sunday Afternoon Mom Meetup

When: Sunday, 5/7/17, 11:30 a.m.

Where: The Dolphin Bookshop & Cafe, 299 Main St., Port Washington, NY  11050

Event link

Greenburgh Nature Center Earth Day Celebration

When: Sunday 4/23/17 (event is 12-4.  I’ll be reading my new picture book, No Place Like Earth, at 1:00 and 2:00)

Where: 99 Dromore Road, Off Central Ave, Scarsdale, New York 10583

Event link: Earth Day Celebration

A great turnout!  Thanks to everyone who came!  Some photos from the event here: Greenburgh Nature Center Earth Day readings of No Place Like Eart


Poetry month lesson plan giveaway and poetry discussion:

When: Sunday, 4/2/17, 2:00 p.m.

Where: Warner Library, 121 North Broadway, Tarrytown, NY 10591

Unlike my other events, this will be more a celebration of poetry than a celebration of new moms (although moms of any experience level are always welcome and will be celebrated!)  I will have complimentary lesson plans from my online teacher store available, and will be reading from Welcome to Motherhood with a focus on guiding aspiring poets.

The goals for teachers: Making poetry fun for reluctant readers, and ready-to-go administration approved lesson plans for poetry month

The goals for poets: Tips on process and how to avoid writer’s block and poetry pitfalls

Both Welcome to Motherhood and Teaching to the Child will be available for sale and signing, and I may also have my brand-new picture book about space!

If you are interested in this event, please let me know via the Facebook event page so I can be sure to have enough materials: Poetry discussion and Lesson plan giveaway



Join me and 2 other fantastic authors, Nick Bruel (Bad Kitty series) and Jason Eaton (How to Train a Train) for a reading and book signing.  There will also be treats and crafts for the kids, and a raffle for a basket of all three books signed by the authors!

See photos from this event here

When: Friday, 12/16/16, 5:00-7:00 p.m.

Where: A NU Toy Store, 16 Main Street, Tarrytown NY, 10591

This event will coincide with Tarrytown’s monthly Third Friday street fair, so check out what’s going on in the street and then come in from the cold for this great event!  Street parking and a municipal lot down the block.

Let me know you’re coming (or are interested) at the event link here: Third Friday Triple Author Event


Welcome to Motherhood reading and signing:


When: 9/22/16 at 10:00 a.m.

Where: A NU Toy Store, 16 Main Street, Tarrytown NY, 10591


Welcome to Motherhood Book Launch Party / Mom’s Night Out!


Thanks to everyone who came!

Here’s a link to some photos from the evening: Mom’s Night Out / Book Launch Album

When: Thursday 8/18/16, 7:00-9:00 pm

Where: The Little Red, 17 Cedar Street, Dobbs Ferry, NY


2014: Limited copies of Teaching to the Child will be for sale at the Woodlands Community Temple book fair in Westchester, NY from Nov 14-24.  I will be signing books Sunday,  November 16 from 11:00-11:30. 


December 3, 2012:  Speaking / book signing with Westchester Libertarian Party

One thought on “Events

  1. On behalf of the Westchester LP, I wish to extend our thanks to you for speaking before our group. Education is an important part of our lives and like many of our generation I fear for our children’s future if the schooling they receive is substandard. I am heartened by your enthusiasm and solutions offered. I wish you continued success in spreading the word.


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