Here are some of the things I got up to when promoting The Stowaways. I’ve met many wonderful teachers, librarians and booksellers who are committed to giving children access to authors. Thank you, all!
April 17, 2018 Tatamagouche Elementary School, visit with grades 2, 3 and 4 to talk about The Stowaways (which their teachers read to them ❤ <3) and also show them the miniatures and puppets I have been designing and making for a picture book series
April 29th, 2017 Authors for Indies (international event) – supporting Woozles Books, Halifax, from 10am-12pm.
June 5, 2016 Atlantic Bookseller’s Breakfast, presenting the fabulous Sky Pig for fellow Pajama Press writer Jan Coates and illustrator Suzanne Del Rizzo
May 19, 2016 Elizabeth Sutherland School, visit with grades 3 & 4
April 30, 2016 Author For Indies Day, working as a bookseller at Woozles! Halifax 12-1pm
April 23, 2016 Children’s Literacy Festival, Kentville, NS.
April 22, 2016 Halifax Independent School, visit with grades 3/4 to talk about the sequel to The Stowaways. (Incredible discussion!)
Sept 19, 2015 Presented my citation as judge for the winner of the Atlantic Writing Competition’s Children’s Literature category, at Word on The Street, Halifax
April 30, 2015 Reading, George Town Primary School, Grand Cayman
April 25, 2015 Reading, George Town Public Library, Grand Cayman
March 27, 2015 Live signing of The Stowaways for the winner of the SJAM school fundraising auction, Halifax
November 18-25, 2014 Labrador Creative Arts Festival. 30+ presentations to children of all ages in the Happy Valley – Goose Bay area.
November 6, 2014 Canadian Children’s Literature Award TD Gala. The Stowaways was nominated for the Monica Hughes Science Fiction and Fantasy Award! Major big deal!!! Toronto.
November 5, 2014 Reading to 100 grade 3/4s! C.H. Norton School, Burlington, Ontario
October 2014 Judge for Woozles bookstore’s annual children’s writing contest (So much fun!), Halifax
September 21, 2014 Reading, Word on the Street, Halifax.
July 2014 Presenter to booksellers, Atlantic Book Fair, Halifax
May 15 2014 Reading, Atlantic Book Festival, Elizabeth Sutherland School, Halifax
May 21 2014 Atlantic Book Awards Gala, nominee for the Ann Connor Brimer Award for The Stowaways, Charlottetown, PEI
May 4 2014 Presenter, Woozle’s New book Bash, Halifax
February 24, 2014 Reading, Halifax Independent School (alma mater!), Halifax
April 2014 Nomination announced, Ann Connor Brimer Award, The Stowaways.
April 1 2014 Official release of The Stowaways in the USA!
March 2014 Nomination announced, Canadian Library Association’s Book of The Year Award, The Stowaways.
December 23 2013 CBC radio. Wrote a mini radio play of The Stowaways, aired in the Maritime provinces of Canada. Played the part of Rory!
November 19, 2013 Book Launch for The Stowaways, hosted at the Writers Federation of Nova Scotia and emceed by the lovely Carmen Klassen (CBC), Halifax
November 17, 2013 Global Morning with Crystal Garrett: click the pic to watch my first interview ever! No, I was not nervous at all. 😉
November 9, 2013 Book Launch for The Stowaways, hosted by Pajama Press, Toronto
October 15, 2013 Official release of The Stowaways in Canada