August 18–19
Emerald City Comic Con
Seattle, WA

Thursday, August 18th
3:30 PM: Magical Misadventures: Challenges, Thrills, and Spills in Fantasy Settings | Room 602–604
5:00–6:00 PM: Signing | Room 607

Friday, August 19th
5:00 PM: It’s Us Against the World: Finding Romance in the Midst of War | Room 602–604
6:30–7:00 PM: Signing | Room 607

September 6
In Conversation Event with Adalyn Grace
Orem, UT Barnes and Noble
Come help me welcome Adalyn to Utah as she celebrates the release of BELLADONNA

September 22–24
FanX | Salt Lake City, UT
Full schedule to come!

November 14–15
DragonSteel Con | Salt Lake City, UT
Details to come!

Past Events


July 22–24
San Diego Comic Con

Friday, July 22
1:00 PM: Dark Side of the Moon: Playing with Untrustworthy Archetypes | Room 29AB
2:30 PM: Signing | Autographing Area (under the sails) #AA09

Saturday, July 23
3:30 PM: Ticketed Signing | MCPG Booth | Books for sale at booth

Sunday, July 24
1:00 PM: How to Navigate the Bookish Web | Room 7AB
2:30: Signing | Autographing Area (under the sails) #AA09

July 26
MASTER OF IRON local launch Party!
Springville Public Library | Springville, UT | 45 S Main St. | 7 PM
Come for games, giveaways, and insight into the Bladesmith Duology! Books sold on site by The Printed Garden.
Register here!

July 27
In Conversation Event with Margaret Rogerson.
Joseph-Beth Booksellers | Cincinnati, OH | 7 PM
More details here!

July 28
Event and Signing with Main Street Books
Kisker Library | St. Charles, MO | 7 PM
More details here!

July 29
Event and Signing at Best of Books
Edmond, OK | 7 PM
More details here!

July 30
In Conversation Event with Cynthia Hand
Boise Public Library | Boise, ID | 6 PM
Books sold by Rediscovered Books
More details here!

July 31
In Conversation with Kendare Blake
University Bookstore | Seattle, WA | 2 PM
More details here!

August 1
Event and Signing at Powell’s Books
Cedar Hills Crossing Location | Beaverton, OR | 7 PM
More details here!

January 13
Nightrender Virtual Event with Jodi Meadows
I’ll be in conversation with Jodi to celebrate the release of her new book.
Hosted by Best of Books
Register for free here!

March 26
Teen Author Boot Camp
Provo, UT, Conference Center
I will be teaching “Inciting Incidents”
More details here!

April 15–17
Festival Trolls & Legendes
Mons, Belgium
I will be attending IN PERSON!!! I’ll let you know my schedule as soon as I receive it!

April 20
Paris Signing
Paris, France
Details to come!

April 22–23
Paris Book Festival
Paris, France
I’ll let you know my schedule as soon as I receive it!

May 13–14
Storymakers Conference
Provo, UT, Conference Center
I won’t be teaching this year, but I will be a vendor. You can find me selling/signing books at the conference. Please come say hi! More details to come.
Storymakers Website

July 9
Sandy Barnes and Noble Book Festival
I will be signing books from 2–4 PM. More details here!


March 10
In Conversation with Alexandra Christo to celebrate the release of her new book, CITY OF SPELLS!
Get your free tickets to the virtual event here!

March 13
Teen Author Boot Camp (virtual event)
2:10 PM–3:00 PM (MST): I’m teaching “Generating Story Ideas”
More details here!

April 19
Virtual Book Talk with McKinney Public Library
We’ll discuss creating valiant heroes, wicked villains, and all the magic in between that ties a story together.
Zoom Meeting Details:
Meeting ID: 834 8026 3380
Passcode: 448653

April 22
Virtual Game Night
Join me and authors Goldy Moldavsky, Kelly Quindlen, and A. M. Strickland for Bookish Mad Libs. This event is hosted by Fierce Reads and BookCon, and books will be sold through Rediscovered Books.
Register for free here!

April 23
Virtual Game Night
Join me and authors Marie Lu, Hafsah Faizal, and Joan He for Author Truth or Dare! This event is hosted by Fierce Reads and is part of YALLWest!
Register for free here!

April 24
2–4 PM
IN PERSON SIGNING at Weller Books!
You read that right! With Covid numbers improving and so many of us getting vaccinated, we’re holding an author signing. I’ll have hand sanitizer to use in between each person and will still be wearing a mask.
Address: 607 Trolley Square, Salt Lake City

May 3
6:00 PM MST
BLADE OF SECRETS Virtual Fan Meet & Greet
You’ll get to chat with me virtually, just as though you were in the signing line! The signing is ticketed. All you have to do is preorder the book through The King’s English here to get your ticket. You’ll receive a zoom link 72 hours before the signing. Also, don’t forget to submit your proof of purchase here to get the preorder incentive (US and Canada only). Internationals may email their proof of purchase to me to claim their preorder incentive. Just to be clear, this is a virtual meet and greet only. If you want to hear me chat about the book and where the inspiration for the idea came from, check out my virtual In-Conversation Event with Marissa Meyer below (it’s totally free, but you do need to register.)

May 7
Virtual In-Conversation Event with Marissa Meyer
Best of Books is hosting us! Come listen to Marissa and me chat about BLADE OF SECRETS. Register for free here. No ticket is required for the event. However, if you buy the book from Best of Books you will receive a signed bookplate with your purchase. More details here!

May 13–15
Storymakers Conference
Thursday 12:00 PM–6:00 PM: First Pages Workshop
Friday 11:30 AM–12:20 PM: Teaching “Inciting Incidents”
More details here!

June 12
Generating Story Ideas Writing Workshop
Cost: $19 and includes a signed bookplate edition of BLADE OF SECRETS. US residents only.

June 16
YA Community Panel
Register for free here!
I am super excited to moderating a panel discussing the YA community. We will be talking about YA both as its own community and in the context of the broader publishing world. We’ll look at discussing trends in YA that have impacted publishing as a whole, the implications of YA being such a female-dominated genre, and the relationship between author and audience, among other things!
More details here!

August 7
BookTalk Keynote Address
4 PM–5 PM Eastern Time

August 8
BookTalk World building Panel
2 PM–3 PM Eastern Time

August 21
FARMINGTON Barnes and Noble Book Signing
1–4 PM
Come by the store to get your books signed or buy the ones you need to complete your collection! I’ll be joined with authors Samantha Hastings, Sheena Boekweg, Krista Van Dolzer, Crystal Smith, and KayLynn Flanders.

September 16–18

Thursday, September 16
4:00–5:00 PM: Breaking into Publishing, room 355B
5:00–6:00 PM: Shadow and Bone Appreciation Party, room 151D
7:00–8:00 PM: Defining Your Writer’s Block and Then Conquering It, room 355B
8:00–9:00 PM: Signing at The Printed Garden, booth 129

Saturday, September 18
10:00–11:00 AM: Writing for YA Today, room 355B
12:00–1:00 PM: Signing at The Printed Garden, booth 129

September 25th
Orem, Utah Barnes and Noble Signing
Kathryn Purdie and I will be in the store for a signing.
2–4 PM

November 13
Grand Rapids Comic Con
Signing: 11:00 AM–1:00 PM, Vending Hall Booth C20
Generating Story Ideas: 2:00 PM–3:00 PM, Grand Gallery Overlook C-D
Signing: 3:00 PM–4:00 PM, Vending Hall Booth C20


February 24–March 2

February 24
Yes, it’s a Monday! If you come, you get the book a whole day early!
Sandy Library
10100 South Petunia Way (1405 East)
Sandy, Utah 84092
The King’s English will have books for sale at the event!
More details here!

February 26
In-Conversation with Rebecca Kim Wells
Trident Booksellers & Cafe
Boston, MA
7:00 PM

February 27
In-Conversation with Meredith Tate
St. Charles City-County Library
St. Charles, MO
Books Sold by Main Street Books
7:00 PM

February 28
Chicago, IL
3:00 PM “Era of Villains” Panel
4:15 Signing

February 29
In-Conversation with Mary E. Pearson
Mysterious Galaxy Bookstore
San Diego, CA
4:00 PM

March 1
In-Conversation with Kendare Blake
University Bookstore
Seattle, WA
4:30 PM

March 2
In-Conversation with Cynthia Hand and Devri Walls
Rediscovered Books
Boise, ID
7:00 PM


February 26
Provo City Library, 4th Floor Attic, 7 PM
Charlie N. Holmberg and I are having a joint launch party to celebrate the release of our newest books, SMOKE AND SUMMONS and WARRIOR OF THE WILD. Come for a night of giveaways, costumes, and endless fun. Books will be available for purchase at the event.
For more details, click here.

February 27–March 5
Rebel Warriors Tour

February 27
Rediscovered Books
7 PM
180 North 8th Street
Boise, ID 83702
For more details, click here.

February 28
Barnes and Noble
6 PM
1321 N Columbia Center Blvd
Kennewick, WA 99336
For more details, click here.

March 1
Powell’s Books
7 PM
3415 SW Cedar Hills Blvd
Beaverton, OR 97005
For more details, click here.

March 2
University Bookstore
3 PM
4326 University Way NE
Seattle, WA 98105
For more details, click here.

March 4
Books, Inc.
7 PM
601 Van Ness Ave
San Francisco, CA 94107
For more details, click here.

March 5
Once Upon a Time Bookstore
7 PM
2809 Foothill Blvd.
La Crescenta, CA 91214
Event will be held at a local library with OUaT selling books!

March 17–22
Monsters & Sirens Tour

March 17
Emerald City Comic Con
Seattle, WA
2:45 PM Sirens, Monsters, and Superheroes Panel
4:00 PM Signing

March 18
Interabang Books
7 PM
10720 Preston Road
Ste 1009B
Dallas, TX 75230
More details here!

March 19
Mains Street Books Event
7 PM
St. Charles City-County Library Kisker Road Branch
1000 Kisker Road 
St. Charles, MO 63304
More details here!

March 20
Red Balloon Bookshop
6:30 PM
891 Grand Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55105
More details here!

March 21
Boswell Books
6:30 PM
2559 N Downer Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53211
More details here!

March 22
Chicago, IL
1:45–2:45 PM Once Upon a Time (But Also Different)
3:00–4:00 PM Signing
4:15–5:15 Female Forward Fantasy Fiction

March 23
Teen Author Bootcamp
Provo, UT
Teaching a class on how to write fight scenes!

March 28
Sandy Library
7:00 PM
Books provided by The Printed Garden
Event and Signing with Caitlin Sangster and Erin Summerill

March 29
Anaheim, CA
3:00-4:00 Fantastic Set Decoration
4:15-5:15 Signing

April 19–20
Salt Lake City, UT

Friday Schedule:
4:00 PM Breaking into YA: Tips for Getting Published, Room 151A
5:30 PM Signing at Printed Garden Booth 043

Saturday Schedule:
1:00 PM Write What you Love, Room 151D
4:00 PM Signing at Printed Garden Booth 043

April 27
Spring Authorpalooza
Orem Barnes and Noble
2–4 PM

May 10–11
Storymakers Conference
Provo, UT
Teaching a class on how to make your characters more proactive!

May 31–June 2
Denver Pop Culture Con
Denver, CO

Friday Schedule
11:30 AM Writing Fantasy in the #MeToo Era, Room 605
12:30 PM Signing, Author Booth 1
4:00 PM Developing a Writing Habit, Room 607

Saturday Schedule
11:30 AM Signing, Tattered Cover A
2:00 PM Building a Better Monster in Your Novels, Room 607
4:30 PM Re-imagining Myth in YA Fiction, Room 601

Sunday Schedule
12:30 PM Stories at Sea—Pirates, Sirens, Mermaids, and More, Room 605
1:30 PM Fight Like a Girl: Writing Healthy Female Protagonists, Room 605
2:30 PM Signing, Author Booth 3
5:00 PM Writing Queer Characters Respectfully, Room DPCCP 4 Keystone City

July 20–21
San Diego Comic Con

Booth 2800

12:30 PM Fandom Meets YA Panel, Room 23ABC
1:45 PM Signing, AA06

September 6–7
Salt Palace Center, Salt Lake City, UT

Friday Schedule:
2:00 PM Fantasy World Building: Beyond Swords and Horses, 251A
3:00 PM Signing at The Printed Garden, Booth 1221
6:00 PM Breaking into Publishing, 255 C

Saturday Schedule:
10:00 AM YA ROCKS: Teen Voice: Reaching the Teen Audience, 255A
1:00 PM Signing at The Printed Garden, Booth 1221

September 11
YA & Wine Local Author Mingle
The King’s English Bookshop
7–9 PM

October 12
Texas Teen Book Festival
10:00 AM: Author Introductions (Alma Thomas Theater)
2:30–3:15 PM: Signing (Signing Tent, Academic Mall)
4:45–5:30 PM: “Fierce, Funny, and Fearless” Panel (Alma Thomas Theater)
5:30 PM: All Author Signing (Academic Mall)

November 16
Idaho Falls Barnes and Noble
11:00 AM
Join me and authors Caitlin Sangster (LAST STAR BURNING) and Sara B. Larson (SISTERS OF SHADOW AND LIGHT) for an event and signing!

November 23
Farmington Barnes and Noble Grand Opening!
5–7 PM
Station Park, 238 North Union Ave, Farmington, UT 84025
I’ll be there signing with authors Charlie N. Holmberg, Kathryn Purdie, Caitlin Sangster. Come see us!

November 30
The Printed Garden, Sandy, UT
Book Signing
1-4 PM
Come buy gifts for the holidays!


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.
More details here

Tricia and Erin Tour

February 28
First stop of the Brave Girls Mini Tour
Rediscovered Books, Boise, ID at 7:00 PM
Come join us tonight for an event and signing!
More details here

March 1
Second stop of the Brave Girls Mini Tour
Kennewick, WA Barnes and Noble Signing, 5:00 PM–7:00 PM
Come join us tonight for a signing!

March 2
Third Stop of the Brave Girls Mini Tour
Issaquah, WA Barnes and Noble, 6:00 PM
Come join us tonight for an event and signing!

March 3
Emerald City Comic Con
Washington State Convention Center, Seattle, WA
Signing: 1–2 PM (Macmillan Booth)
“Don’t Let Our Snark Stop You” Panel at 4 PM
Signing: 5:15-6:15 PM (WSCC 603)
More details here

March 5
Fourth stop of the Brave Girls Mini Tour
Powell’s Books, Beaverton, OR, 7:00 PM
I will be joined by Erin Summerill for an event moderated by Sara Gundell AKA Novel Novice. Signing to follow the event.

April 6-7
McCormick Place, Chicago, IL
Friday Panel: 1:45-2:45 PM Strong Female Voices in Speculative Fiction Room S405B
Friday Signing: 3:00-4:00 PM Autograph Table #35/36
Saturday Signing: 11:00 AM-12:00 PM at the First Second/Fierce Reads Booth

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

May 3-5
Storymakers Conference
Utah Valley Convention Center (Provo, Utah)
On Friday, I’ll be teaching a hybrid class on Character Proactivity and Point of View. Hope to see you there!
More details here

May 8-14

Schuler Books
Grand Rapids, MI

May 9
Red Balloon
St. Paul, MN

May 10
Boswell Books
Milwaukee, WI

May 11
Main St. Books
St. Charles, MO

May 12
Tattered Cover
Denver, CO

May 13
University Bookstore
Seattle, WA

May 14
Books, Inc.
San Francisco, CA

June 11
Writing and Illustrating for Young Readers (WIFYR)
American Preparatory Academy Draper 3 Campus in Draper, Utah
4:50-5:30 PM Class: Proactive Characters

June 15-17
Denver Comic Con
More details here

FanX 2018

September 7–8
FanX (Salt Lake City Comic Con)

Friday Schedule:
1:00 PM: Turning Ideas into Novels, Room 255B
4:00 PM: Signing at The Printed Garden, Booth 801

Saturday Schedule:
1:00 PM: Swashbuckling Vs Swooning: Balancing Action and Romance, Room 255A
3:00 PM: Signing at The Printed Garden, Booth 801
4:00 PM: YA, I Like YA, Room 255B
6:00 PM: Female Strength in Game of Thrones, Room 150G

September 29
Authorpalooza Signing
Barnes and Noble, Orem, UT
2–4 PM

October 3
In Conversation with Taran Matharu
The King’s English Bookshop, 7PM
More details here


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 11 AM–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

Princess Panel.jpg

Sept 22nd, 5 PM, Room 255B: Princess Power: Defying Negative Princess Tropes

Mothers Panel

Sept 22nd, 7PM, Room 255B: Yo Momma: Mothers in Pop Culture

Female YA Hero Panel.jpg

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

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