About Me

I'm an author and arts administrator living in New England with my family and pugs. I'm also a caffeine addict and voracious reader. My latest middle grade fantasy novel, COMET RISING, is available now from Sourcebooks Jabberwocky!

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1:00 pm Book Signing @ Barnes & Noble – ... @ Barnes & Noble
Book Signing @ Barnes & Noble – ... @ Barnes & Noble
Feb 24 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Join me at Barnes & Noble in Nashua on Sunday 2/24 for a book signing of my new novel COMET RISING!

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Find out where I’ll be appearing in person in 2019!

If you’d like me to visit your school or library, please see the School & Library Visits page for details. I’m also available to speak at workshops, conferences, book clubs, and other events.  To arrange a school visit, please contact my agent Suzie Townsend at New Leaf Literary & Media. For all other appearances, please fill out this form.

Visit the Online Appearances page for a list of my interviews, guest posts, and group blogs.

Jun 4 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm Blue Bunny Books
Kick-off to Summer Reading! With authors MarcyKate Connolly, Claire Legrand, Dana Alison Levy and Jen Malone. The Blue Bunny Bookstore is excited to welcome these four authors of middle-grade books (for ages 8-14) for a[...]
Jun 11 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm Toadstool Bookshop
Join me and fellow author Monica Tesler (BOUNDERS) for an informal conversation on writing fantasy and science fiction for tweens.
Jun 18 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Barnes & Noble
Join me and authors Stacy DeKeyser, Donna Mae, Anna Staniszewski, AC Gaughen, Karen Day, Kim Harrington, Sharron Kahn Luttrell at Barnes & Noble in Bellingham, MA in support of the Mendon Upton Music Boosters!
Jul 6 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm Cambridge Public Library -O'Neill Branch
Oct 21 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm The DeVos Place Convention Center
Oct 25 @ 9:50 am – 10:30 am
Nov 26 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Booklovers' Gourmet
Jan 21 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Wilmington Memorial Library
MarcyKate Connolly, author of Monstrous and Ravenous will present a workshop on fairy tales and how they have evolved in modern literature. She will also cover the writing process from the initial idea to drafting[...]
Mar 11 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm Mount Wachusett Community College
Heard of Scrivener, but don’t get what it’s all about? Don’t think you need yet another program? It’s a powerful tool that can keep your writing life organized and streamlined from plotting to revising, and[...]
Mar 18 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm Winchester Public Library
Apr 6 all-day Red Lion Hotel on the River, Jantzen Beach
I’ll be at the Children’s Institute Author Reception on the evening of 4/6!
May 6 all-day Derry Public Library
Derry Author Fest is a day of writing workshops, panels and networking for aspiring authors, dreamers and dabblers alike. We bring in reputable authors to teach in areas of their expertise. As an attendee, you[...]
Jun 1 – Jun 2 all-day Javitz Convention Center
I’ll be at BEA this year participating in several events including an in-booth signing at the Sourcebooks booth on Friday June 2 at 1:30pm. Hope to see you there!
Sep 23 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm Barnes & Noble
Join me and authors Heidi Mclaughlin and Meg Kassel at the Salem NH Barnes & Noble for B-Fest 2017! I’ll be there for the B-Creative portion of the event where we’ll offer tips and tricks[...]
Jan 6 @ 3:00 pm Porter Square Books
Join me at Porter Square Books to celebrate the launch of Shadow Weaver (out 1/2/2018)! Shadow Weaver is a middle grade novel geared toward ages 8+ so the event will be appropriate for all ages. There will[...]
Jan 23 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Brookline Booksmith
Jan 26 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm RJ Julia Booksellers
Jan 27 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore
Feb 11 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Barnes & Noble
Join me at Barnes & Noble in Nashua on Sunday 2/11 for a book signing of my new novel SHADOW WEAVER!
Mar 3 @ 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm Dedham Public Library
Apr 13 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Silver Unicorn Bookstore
Oct 7 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Toadstool Bookshop
Come see me and Monica Tesler (the Bounders series) at the Toadstool Bookshops in Milford, NH!
Nov 9 all-day The DeVos Place Convention Center
Dec 12 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Barnes & Noble
I’ll be joining Monica Tesler for the launch of her latest book in the Bounders series, THE HEROES RETURN!
Jan 4 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Porter Square Books
Join me and special guest, Monica Tesler, author of THE HEROES RETURN (the Bounders series) for the launch of COMET RISING!