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Events

Here is where I’ll be soon. I’d love to meet you in person! If you are a book club, bookstore, library, workshop or other association interested in scheduling an appearance (either in person or via Skype), please send me a note.

2019

May 3-5
Bethesda, Maryland
Malice Domestic Conference
Bethesda North Marriott Hotel and Conference Center

May 6
Private book club event

May 29
Private book club event

September 17
Cincinnati, Ohio
Cincinnati Book Club–private event
Contact Jess for your book club visit!

September 25
Cincinnati, Ohio
Presenter, “History Inspired Fiction”
Ohio Library Council annual Convention and Expo

October 2
Centerville, Ohio
“Booked for Lunch,” Free joint program of Washington-Centerville Library, Centerville-Washington Historical Society, and Centerville-Washington Park District
Bill Yeck Park, Smith Entrance
2230 East Centerville Station Road
Register Now

October 31-November 3
Dallas, Texas
Bouchercon 2019
Hyatt Regency Dallas

November 8
Private book club

November 19, 7-8:30 p.m.
Writers Can Read Open Mic,” Featured Reader
Inner Geek Bookstore
Huntington, West Virginia

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2020

January 17-19
Jefferson, TX
Pulpwood Queens

October 15-18
Sacramento, California
Bouchercon 2020
Hyatt Regency and Sheraton Grand

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Previous Events

January 12, 2 p.m.
Beavercreek, Ohio
Book launch, reading and signing of The Widows
Books & Company at The Greene
4453 Walnut Street

January 17-19
Jefferson, TX
Pulpwood Queens Bookclub Girlfriend Weekend Extravaganza

January 29, 6 p.m.
Celina, Ohio
Author reading
Celina Library
303 N. Main Street

February 2, 10:00-11:30 a.m.
Springboro, Ohio
Writers’ Workshop, “Creating a Writing Life—No Matter What Genre You Write”
Springboro Library Branch
125 Park Lane

February 9, 2:00-4:00 p.m.
Dayton, Ohio
Joint Author Program with Ann Weisgarber
(author of The Promise and The Glovemaker)—”About the Book”
Dayton Metro Library, Main Branch
215 E. Third Street
Eichelberger Forum, First Floor
Register Now

February 11, 1:00-3:00 p.m.
Centerville, Ohio
“2nd Monday Author Series”
Washington-Centerville Library, Centerville Location
111 West Spring Valley Road

February 16, 10:00-11:30 a.m.
Springboro, Ohio
Writers’ Workshop, “Creating Vivid and Believable Characters”
Springboro Library Branch
125 Park Lane

March 2, 10:00-11:30 a.m.
Springboro, Ohio
Writers’ Workshop, “Put Humor to Use in ANY Style of Writing”
Springboro Library Branch
125 Park Lane

March 5
Springfield, Ohio
Book Club Visit—private event
Contact Jess for your book club visit!

March 8, 6:15 p.m.
Greenville, Ohio
Hors d’ouevres, presentation, reading and Q&A—Open to the public!
Greenville Public Library
520 Sycamore Street

March 16, 10:00-11:30 a.m.
Springboro, Ohio
Writers’ Workshop, “Top Ten Tips I’ve Learned in Twenty (plus) Years in Publishing”
Springboro Library Branch
125 Park Lane

March 23, 1:00-3:00 p.m.
Marion, Ohio
Featured Author, Read Local Author Fair
Marion Public Library
445 E. Church Street

March 26
Beavercreek, Ohio
Book Club Visit—private event
Contact Jess for your book club visit!

April 6, 2:00 p.m.
Beavercreek, Ohio
Hosting Cathy Guisewite “In Conversation” about her book, Fifty Things That Aren’t My Fault
Books & Co. at The Greene

April 11, 6:00-8:00 p.m.
Yellow Springs, Ohio
Yellow Springs Mystery Book Club Event—Open to the public!
Greene County Public Library—Yellow Springs Branch
415 Xenia Avenue

April 12, 10:15 a.m.
Xenia, Ohio
Book Club Visit—private event
Contact Jess for your book club visit!

April 25
Cincinnati, Ohio
High School visit for Senior Class School-Wide read—private event
Contact Jess for your book club visit!

April 27, 10:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Columbus, Ohio
Ohioana Book Festival
Columbus Metropolitan Library, Main Branch
96 South Grant Ave.

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