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, HOLLOW DOLLS, is available now from Sourcebooks Young Readers!

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Appearances

Find out where I’ll be appearing in person in 2020!

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.

Oct 30 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm Ugly Dog Books
Join local New England authors MarcyKate Connolly (MONSTROUS) and Mackenzi Lee (THIS MONSTROUS THING) for an evening of monster trivia, prizes, candy, and spooky fun in celebration of All Hallows Read!
Nov 14 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm An Unlikely Story
Join me, and fellow middle grade authors David Fulk, Jenn Mann, and Kristin Kladstrup for an afternoon of middle grade fun!
Nov 21 @ 11:00 am – 12:15 pm Minneapolis Convention Center
Six Debut Authors Talk About Writing and Teaching Works Like Theirs. Six new authors of children’s literature from the Class of 2K15 will discuss their own and other recent works, providing ideas for teaching reading, writing,[...]
Nov 21 @ 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm Minneapolis Convention Center
 
Nov 28 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Book Ends Bookstore
I will be at Book Ends bookstore in Winchester, MA for the Indie First Small Business Saturday – Come say hello!
Jan 16 @ 2:00 pm The Writers’ Loft
Join authors MarcyKate Connolly (Monstrous), Camille DeAngelis (Bones & All), Mackenzi Lee (This Monstrous Thing), and Marika McCoola (Baba Yaga’s Assistant) for a panel discussion on “Writing Monsters.” What defines a monster? Why do we love reading[...]
Feb 21 @ 2:00 pm Porter Square Books
Join me at Porter Square Books to celebrate the launch of Ravenous (out 2/9/2016)! Ravenous is a middle grade novel geared toward ages 8+ so the event will be appropriate for all ages. There will be a[...]
Apr 3 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Barnes & Noble
Join me at Barnes & Noble in Nashua on Sunday 4/3 for a book signing of my new novel RAVENOUS!
Apr 29 – Apr 30 all-day Sheraton Springfield Monarch Place
Friday Afternoon Workshop: Become a Scrivener Ninja: Practical Application of Scrivener in Your Writing Life Heard of Scrivener, but don’t get what it’s all about? Don’t think you need yet another program? Think it sounds[...]
May 7 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm Books on the Square
Join me and fellow author Monica Tesler (BOUNDERS) for an informal conversation on writing fantasy and science fiction for tweens.
May 14 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm Barnes & Noble
Join me and fellow author Monica Tesler (BOUNDERS) for an informal conversation on writing fantasy and science fiction for tweens.
May 20 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm Barnes & Noble
I’ll be signing books and chatting about all things magical at the Milford, CT B&N’s Harry Potter night! Join us for a enchanted night of games, crafts, and treats. There will also be giveaways, magical[...]
May 21 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm HyperText Bookstore & Cafe
 
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!