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Events

Storytimes and Book Signings

I shared a table with author/illustrator Janice Hechter at Books on Pratt. Another wonderful day, meeting other local authors and illustrators and selling books.
Here I am at the Shoreline Jewish Festival. It was a beautiful day, and I met lots of families who came to enjoy the festivities. I even signed a copy of Esther's Gragger for a girl named Esther, which made her very happy!
Signing copies of Esther's Gragger at the American Library Association Conference on June 22, 2019.
My first ALA book signing! Thanks to the wonderful folks at Publisher Spotlight for hosting me. We gave away copies of Esther's Gragger and I met so many lovely people.
Local Authors Fest,
Public Library of New London
Literacy Night at H. S. Chase Elementary School
with Miriam Giskin
I had a wonderful time reading my Hanukkah book to the families in Marblehead, MA.
At Stratford Library's Indie Author Day.
Been there, done that, got the T-shirt!
I made some new author friends at the Stratford Library Indie Author Day. Back row: R.J. Grand, Katie L. Caroll, Jillary Tubin, Martha Seif Simpson, Bob Wirz. Front row: Jared Topalian, Stacy Barnett Mozer, Will Duchon
It was fun meeting Christine Ieronimo, Millie Wilson Ostroski, and Patricia Clark Smith at the Avon Library Local Authors Fest.
She did a lovely job coloring the dreidel from my book at the Temple Beth Shalom Hanukkah Holiday Fair!
Signing a book for a new friend at the North Haven Barnes & Noble Book Fair.
Reading The Dreidel That Wouldn't Spin
at the New Haven JCC.
At the Stratford Library
I was a guest author at the Norwich Free Academy Book Expo, held in conjunction with Norwich Author's Day, to promote The Dreidel That Wouldn't Spin: A Toyshop Tale of Hanukkah. I spoke on a panel with Wally Lamb, Esther Friesner, and other authors. Great company!
During BookExpo America I went to dinner with some Wisdom Tales publishers and authors. Here I am with Jacqueline Jules and her husband, Mary-Kathryne Steele, Alexis York Lumbard, and Joseph Fitzgerald.
Signing at The CLA Conference

Read the Market, Write a Book:
How Two Connecticut Children's Librarians Became Published Authors

 

I presented a program with Gayle Byrne, Children's Librarian at the Killingworth Library, at the Annual CLA Conference.
I spoke about how I came to publish my professional books as well as my picture books. Gayle talked about her picture books, Sometimes It’s Grandmas And Grandpas Not Mommies And Daddies, and Sometimes One Is Just Right.

Some of the friends who helped me celebrate my new picture book