Upcoming Events:

February 10, 2018: WriteOnCon

WriteOnCon is an interactive online writing conference, and I’ll be participating in a live Q&A event at 5:00 pm EST. The topic is Taking Risks With Your Writing. You can view my Q&A here!

January 16, 2018: London Writers Society, London, ON

I’ll be guest speaking about my writing and publishing experience, with a special focus on Young Adult literature.


Past Events:

November 11, 2017: Writing for Children and Young Adults, London, ON

I’ll be guest speaking at Brian Henry’s popular workshop for aspiring Young Adult authors and discussing my road to publication.

February 2-February 4, 2017: WriteOnCon

I’m a presenter at WriteOnCon, an interactive online writing conference, discussing sex and slut-shaming in YA!

September 25, 2016: The Word On The Street Festival at the Harbourfront Centre, Toronto, ON

I’ll be speaking at Canada’s largest book and magazine festival and signing copies of Firsts!

July 23, 2016: Book Signing Event at Brilliant Books, Traverse City, MI

Join me and the amazing Emily Martin, author of The Year We Fell Apart, from 2:00 pm-4:00 pm as we sign copies of our debut novels!

June 18, 2016: CCWWP Conference/Canadian Writer’s Summit at the Harbourfront Centre, Toronto, ON

Join me and fellow debut authors Jenny Manzer, Catherine Lo, Jennifer DiGiovanni, and Wendy MacLeod MacKnight as we discuss the new world of children’s literature and share our debut experiences. Our panel will be from 4:00 pm- 5:15 pm.

June 17, 2016: Book Signing Event at Indigo Bay & Bloor, Toronto, ON

I’ll be discussing the ins and outs of the road to publication, reading from Firsts, and answering bookish questions with fellow debut authors Jenny Manzer and Catherine Lo! The events starts at 7:00 pm.

February 27, 2016: Book Signing at Indigo Erin Mills Town Centre, Mississauga, ON

I’ll be signing copies of Firsts at the Indigo store in the Erin Mills Town Centre from 11:00 am-2:00 pm. If you’re in the area, I’d love to see you there!

February 10, 2016: Firsts Launch Party at the Landon Library Branch, London, ON

Join me to celebrate the launch of Firsts in my hometown! The event will be hosted by the Oxford Book Shop. If you can’t attend but would like to reserve a signed copy, please call the Oxford Book Shop at (519) 438-8336!

January 29, 2016: OLA Super Conference at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Toronto, ON

I’ll be signing books at the Raincoast Books booth!

January 9, 2016: Midwinter Debut Author Party at The Westin Boston Waterfront Hotel, Boston, MA

A private party for librarians! Meet and greet 26 up-and-coming Young Adult and Middle Grade authors and chat about their 2016 debuts. Enjoy free appetizers, a cash bar, a chance to win books, and more!

January 8, 2016: “Real Teen Lives” panel at Brookline Booksmith, Boston, MA

Join me and fellow authors Marieke Nijkamp (This Is Where It Ends), Anne Cardi (The Chance You Won’t Return), and Emily Martin (The Year We Fell Apart) as we discuss Real Teen Lives in Young Adult literature. The wonderful Jen Malone (Wanderlost) will moderate.






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