Appearances

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To book a school author visit in person or via Skype, please visit Kate’s contact page to get in touch.

To inquire about booking Kate for a keynote address, workshop, or panel, please fill out her contact form. Include the name of your event, city where it takes place, dates, and type of event (keynote, conference presentation, author panel, workshop, etc.)

Kate’s Upcoming Events:

**starred events are open to the public**

2018

July 9 – Scholastic Reading Road Trip w/ Bookstore Plus – Mid’s Park, Lake Placid 10am-12pm**

July 20-22 – International Literacy Association Conference, Austin, TX

October 3 – Gill St. Bernard School author visit

November 2-4 – Time to Write Revision Retreat on Lake Champlain

November 16-18 – NCTE Conference, Houston, TX

November 27-29 – Mundelein, IL schools – author visit

December 10-12 – Scarsdale, NY schools – author visit

February 4-5 – OES Reads Community-Wide Read of The Seventh Wish – Oxford, ME

March 14 – Stonybrook Elementary, Kinnelon, NJ – author visit

March 15- Virginia Reading Association Conference

April 2- Hammonton Public Schools – author visit

April 8-10 – Fayetteville, NY schools – author visit

April 12- Vermont Reading Association Conference

May 22- Hamagrael Elementary, Delmar, NY – author visit

 

Selected past appearances:

2012

March 1-5            TED 2012 Conference – Long Beach, CA

Apr 30-May 1    International Reading Association, Chicago – Scholastic Breakfast Speaker

Oct. 1-5                Elementary school visits – San Antonio, TX

Nov. 10                Rochester Children’s Book Festival

Nov. 16-19          NCTE/ALAN – Las Vegas

 

2013 

Feb. 8-9               Wisconsin State Reading Association Convention, Milwaukee, WI

Feb. 22-23           Dublin Literacy Conference, Dublin, OH

April 11                Maine State Library Reading Round-Up Keynote & workshops – Augusta, ME

April 19-21         International Reading Association – San Antonio, TX

May 3                  Vermont DCF Conference Afternoon keynote

May 4-5               New England SCBWI Conference – Springfield, MA

June 21-22          All Write Summer Institute, Warsaw, IN

June 28                Penn State York Summer Institute – York, PA

July 30                Idaho Association of School Administrators Conference -Boise, ID

Sept. 28               League of Extraordinary Readers MG Event & SigningOblong Books, Rhinebeck, NY **

Oct. 14                Washington West Supervisory Union Staff Development Day Keynote & Workshop – Duxbury, VT

Oct. 18                 Nashoba Brooks School – Concord, MA

Oct. 19                 Rhode Island Festival of Children’s Books & Authors – Providence, RI **

Nov. 13               Tesago & Skano Elementary Schools – Clifton Park, NY

Nov. 22-24         NCTE – Boston, MA – See Kate’s schedule for Author Panels & Book Signings

 

2014

Feb. 21-23           SCBWI Winter Conference in NY –  Keynote & Plot Intensive

Mar. 8                  Bear Pond Books Writing Workshop – Montpelier, VT **

Nov. 7-9              Revision Retreat for Writers on Lake Champlain

Nov. 15                Rochester Children’s Book Festival **

 

2015

Jan. 7                  School visit – Geyser Road Elementary – Saratoga Springs, NY

Jan. 27-Feb 6    ALL THE ANSWERS book tour – schools/bookstores in NY, VT, MI, IL, MN, IN, MA

Mar. 9-11           School visits – Lititz, PA

March 14            Phoenix Books, Burlington, VT – Spring Stories for Young Readers at 2pm **

Mar. 25               Kennesaw State University Children’s & YA Literature Conference

May 16                Gaithersburg Book Festival – Gaithersburg, MD **

May 26-28         Rochester, NY area achool visits – Jefferson Avenue School – Fairport, NY

June 6                 Thousand Islands Book Festival – Cape Vincent, NY **

July 17-20          International Literacy Association Conference – St. Louis, MO

July 28               Scholastic Reading Summit – Austin, TX

Oct. 22                KSRA Conference – Lancaster, PA

Nov. 15               AASL Conference – Brunch Panel – Columbus, OH

 

2016

January 10        ALA Midwinter Convention – Boston

February 12-14  SCBWI Conference Keynote & Revision workshop – New York

April 18-22 – Authors in April – Rochester, MI

May 13 – New Hampshire School Library Media Association Conference

June 6-17 – THE SEVENTH WISH book tour

June 21-22 – ABA Children’s Institute, Orlando, FL

June 24-25 – American Library Association Conference, Orlando, FL

July 7 – The Bookstore Plus, Lake Placid, NY 3-5pm  **

July 9-10 – International Reading Association – Boston, MA

July 10 – An Unlikely Story – Plainfield, MA-  4pm with Megan Blakemore & Carrie Jones **

July 26 – Scholastic Reading Summit – Covington, KY

August 30 – Christ Community Lutheran School – Kirkwood, MO

October 12 – Red Clover Conference – Lake Morey Inn, VT

October 13 – Granby & Lanigan Elementary Schools – Fulton, NY

October 14 – Fairgrieve & Volney Elementary Schools – Fulton, NY

 

2017

January 20-21 – ALA Midwinter – Atlanta, GA

February 4 – CCIRA – Denver, CO

February 22-25 – American Embassy School – New Delhi, India

March 11-12 – Michigan Reading Association Conference – Grand Rapids, MI

March 21 – Colchester Middle School – Colchester, VT

March 30 – Founders Memorial School – Essex, VT

May 20 – Gaithersburg Book Festival – Gaithersburg, MD**

May 23 – Boght Hills Elementary School – Cohoes, NY

July 15-17 – International Literacy Association Conference – Orlando, FL

October 2-16 – Book tour for The Exact Location of Home

October 26 – Journey Into Literacy Conference – SUNY Potsdam

November 3 – ATEQ Fall Fare Conference, “Engaging Readers, Inspiring Writers” –  Montreal

November 8 – Harford County Public Library family read & discussion of THE SEVENTH WISH – Abingdon, MD**

November 17-19 – NCTE Conference in St. Louis, MO

 

2018 

January 17- Southeast School, Sycamore, IL

January 18-Comprehensive Literacy and Reading Recovery Conference, Chicago, IL

February 7 – Arongen Elementary – Clifton Park, NY

March 5 – Forts Ferry Elementary- Latham, NY

March 8 – Kensington Road Elementary – Glens Falls, NY

March 19-22 – West Bloomfield, MI schools

April 16-17 – Montgomery, AL school visits

May 21 – Hornell Intermediate School- Hornell, NY

May 22- Cherry Road Elementary – Syracuse, NY

June 4-15 – Book tour for BREAKOUT (exact dates & cities to come)

June 12 – Greenwich Academy Writing Camp

 

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