February 27
Provo City Library (Provo, Utah) at 7:00 PM
Come enjoy snacks, giveaways, and fun costumes! We’ll talk about how Daughter of the Siren Queen came to be, do some Q&A, and sign some books!
Books will be available for purchase at the event, courtesy of The King’s English Bookshop.

April 14
Teen Author Bootcamp
Utah Valley Convention Center (Provo, Utah)
A writing conference just for teens! I’ll be teaching a class on writing proactive characters!
More details here

Past Events


January 28-29
ABA Winter Institute
Minneapolis, MN
I’ll be participating in the Indies Introduce Panel on the 28th. On the 29th, I’ll be present at the Author/Bookseller Dinner.
More details here

February 28
Provo, UT
Come join me in celebrating the release of DotPK! We’ll have snacks and giveaways and all kinds of fun.
More details here

March 3
Joint event with Elizabeth Briggs, Erin Summerill, and Kathryn Purdie
Salt Lake City, UT
Come watch four authors play truth or dare and sign their books!
More details here

March 17-18
Salt Lake Comic Con FanX
Salt Lake City, UT
I’ll be signing books and participating in a couple of panels on writing craft. Come find me and say hi!
More details here

Pirate Takeover Tour

April 12
Changing Hands
Phoenix, AZ
This is the first stop of the Pirate Takeover tour! Join me and Nicole Castroman (author of BLACKHEARTS and BLACKSOULS) for a pirate event and signing!
More details here

April 14
Rediscovered Books
Boise, ID
Pirate Takeover Tour with Nicole Castroman
More details here

April 15
The King’s English
Salt Lake City, UT
Pirate Takeover Tour with Nicole Castroman
More details here

April 17
Tattered Cover, Aspen Grove
Denver, CO
Final Stop of the Pirate Takeover Tour with Nicole Castroman
More details here (Scroll down to the 17th after clicking on the link!)

April 21-23
Chicago, IL
I’ll be participating in the Bad Romance Panel on the 21st at 4:15 PM, Room S405b. Afterward, I’ll be signing books from 5:30-6:30 PM at Area table 25. On the 22nd, I’ll be signing from 3:15-4:15 PM at booth 309. Then on the 23rd, I’ll be participating in the Tale as Old as Time Panel from 10:45-11:45 AM in room S402. Then I’ll be signing from 12:00-1:00 PM at Table 25. Come see me!
More details here

April 29
Santa Monica, CA
I will be at the OwlCrate booth (located in the Science Quad) signing books and taking pictures from 11AM-12. I’ll have swag to giveaway! Come see me and we can chat about pirates!
More details here

April 29
Once Upon a Time Bookstore Signing
Montrose, CA
I will be joined by Sonia Belasco (SPEAK OF ME AS I AM—April 4th) for an event and signing. Wear your best pirate outfit because there may be a prize for the winner.
More details here

May 11-13
Storymakers Conference
Provo, UT
I’ll be at the conference for all of the days, but I’ll be teaching a class on “Writing Unreliable Narrators without Frustrating Your Readers” on the 13th, as well as participating in the book signing on that day. On the 11th, I’ll be doing a first pages workshop.
More details here

May 16
Salt Lake City Public Library
7-9 PM
Join me and authors Erin Summerill (EVER THE HUNTED) and Kate Watson (SEEKING MANSFIELD) for a panel, Q&A, and signing

June 14
Writing and Illustrating for Young Readers (WIFYR)
Waterford School
1590 E 9400 S, Sandy, UT
I’ll be participating in the Debut Author Panel at 4:00 PM.
More details here

Out of This World

June 15
Out of This World Young Adult Panel
Irving, Texas
Join me and authors Kendare Blake, Stephanie Garber, Roshani Chokshi, Alex London, and Kayla Olson for an event and signing.
More details here

September 2
Young Adult Author Panel
West Jordan Barnes and Noble
Join me and other local YA authors for a panel and signing
More details here

September 21-23
Salt Lake Comic Con
Salt Palace Convention Center, Salt Lake City, UT

Signing Times:
Sept 22, 12:00 PM-1:00 PM, Shadow Mountain Booth #1807
Sept 23, 10:30 AM-11:30 AM, Shadow Mountain Booth #1807

Panel Schedule:

Sept 21, 4PM, Room 151D: Harry Potter and the Cast of Unforgettable Characters

Sept 22nd, 5 PM, Room 255B: Princess Power: Defying Negative Princess Tropes
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Sept 22nd, 7PM, Room 255B: Yo Momma: Mothers in Pop CultureMothers Panel

Sept 23rd, 5PM, Room 255C: The Rise of the Female Hero in YA Fantasy
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More details here

October 21
YA & Wine Book Club
The King’s English Bookshop, Salt Lake City, Utah
7:00 PM
Anyone is welcome to join me and the wonderful YA & Wine bookclub for a more relaxed, conversational gathering to discuss DAUGHTER OF THE PIRATE KING. I hear pirate costumes are encouraged.

November 4
Writing for Charity
Utah Valley University—Orem, Utah
I will be participating in several panels throughout the day to talk about writing.
More details here