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Events

Wednesday, September 4, 2024
I’m doing a live recording of the Secrets of Story podcast with co-hosts Matt Bird and Betsy Bird, as a special event for the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI)! At the Book Stall bookstore (811 Elm Street, Winnetka, IL.)

Saturday, September 28, 2024
I’m speaking on a panel and writing workshop called “Finding Horror in the Everyday” with other members of the Chicago-area chapter of the Horror Writers Association at the Glen Ellyn Public Library (400 Duane Street, Glen Ellyn, IL). 2-4 pm.

Saturday, October 12, 2024
I’m speaking on a panel called “Meet your Not-So-Scary Local Horror Author” with other members of the Chicago-area chapter of the Horror Writers Association at the Fox River Valley Public Library (555 Barrington Ave, East Dundee, IL). 3-4:30 pm. More details TBA.

Saturday, October 26, 2024
I’m a featured author at the Tomes Of Terror Horror Convention and Book Fair through Bobzbay Books in Bloomington, IL. “This annual free event offers authors, readers, local businesses, and horror fans from across the Midwest an opportunity to celebrate the darker side of literature together.” 10 am – 4 pm. More details to come.

Friday, January 17, 2025
Deadline for submissions to the 14 the annual 90-Second Newbery Film Festival.

Saturday, February 22, 2025
The OGDEN, UTAH screening of the 14th annual 90-Second Newbery Film Festival. At the Treehouse Children’s Museum (347 22nd Street). More details to come.

Sunday, March 9, 2025
The CHICAGO screening of the 14th annual 90-Second Newbery Film Festival. At the Harold Washington Library Center (400 S State St.) in the Pritzker Auditorium. 2 pm. More details to come.

Saturday, May 3, 2025
The SAN ANTONIO screening of the 14th annual 90-Second Newbery Film Festival. In the H-E-B Performance Hall at the Tobin Center for the Performing Arts (100 Auditorium Circle). Made possible by our partners at the Bexar County Digital Library Bibliotech and H-E-B Read 3. More details to come.