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**

2016

 

August 30 – Christ Community Lutheran School – Kirkwood, MO

October 5 – Lake Ave. Elementary – Saratoga Springs, NY

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

October 24 – Dundee Elementary School – Dundee, NY

October 26 – Journey Into Literacy – Potsdam, NY

October 27 – Glencliff Elementary – Niskayuna, NY

November 4-6 – Time to Write Revision Retreat – Lake Champlain

November 9 – Birchwood Elementary – Niskayuna, NY

November 18-20 – NCTE – Atlanta, GA

November 28 – Hillside Elementary – Niskayuna, NY

November 30 – Craig Elementary – Niskayuna, NY

December 5 – Prairie Point Elementary – Oswego, IL

December 6 – Spring Avenue Elementary – La Grange, IL

2017 

February 2-3 – Denver area school visits with Scholastic Book Fairs

February 4 – CCIRA – Denver, CO

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

March 11-12 – Michigan Reading Association Conference

April 5-6 – Greenwich Academy & West Elementary School – Greenwich & New Canaan, CT

 

 

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

January 11         School visit – Tyngsboro, MA

January 20        School visit – Salisbury, VT

February 1         School visit – NH

February 6        Author Panel at Bear Pond Books – Montpelier, VT**

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

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

April 29 – School visit – Cambridge, MA

May 13 – New Hampshire School Library Media Association Conference

May 26 – School visit – Canton, NY

June 6-17 – THE SEVENTH WISH book tour

June 6 – Gouverneur, NY school visits

June 7 – Guilderland Elementary – Guilderland, NY

June 8 -Vermont school visits

June 9 – Northern NY school visits

June 12 – Augusta, ME Barnes & Noble 7pm – with Megan Blakemore & Carrie Jones **

June 13 – Maine school visits

June 13 – Porter Square Books, Cambridge, MA – 7pm**

June 14-15 – Boston area school visits

June 16 – Politics & Prose Bookstore – 7pm**

June 16 -17  – Northern VA school visits

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

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