February 17 1:00 PM Civil War Museum, Kenosha, Wisconsin. I’ll be talking about Civil War nurses–part of a weekend event focuses on medicine and the war.
April 11 A Q & A on Research Techniques for the Non-Historian. Historical Fiction On-Line Summit. The Village Writing School. Details here: http://www.villagewritingschool.com/summit/
April 26 7:00 PM Keynote Speaker, Civil War Symposium, Randall University, Moore, Oklahoma.
Details here: http://www.ru.edu/current-students/events/civil-war-symposium
May 16 University of Chicago Service League: The perfect audience for first time speaking about Women Warriors!
August 21 5:30 PM Lincoln-Davis Civil War Round Table, Country House Restaurant, 5600 W. l27th St. Alsip, Illinois
September 10, 11 AM Eastern time Main tent, Kerrytown Bookfest, Ann Arbor Michigan. I’m going to be on a panel on Women in History. The other panelists will be Theresa Kaminsky (Angels of the Underground), Greer McAllister (Girl in Disguise) and Laurel Huber Davis (The Velveteen Daughter). Two historians and two novelists talking about the good stuff!
June 10, 2-3 PM Central Time, Book signing at the Authors Voice Booth, Printer’s Row Lit Fest
May 13 9:00 AM Central Time Pritzker Military Presents, WTTW PBS (This will be available for streaming on the Pritzker website sometime after it airs.)
May 13, 12:00-2:00 Eastern time Book signing at Horizon Books, Traverse City, Michigan. No program, just me, a pen, and a stack of books.
May 11. 7:00 PM Eastern time Benzonia Academy Lecture series, co-sponsored by the Benzie Area Historical Society and the Benzie Women’s History Project, at the Mills Community House in Benzonia, Michigan.
It’s National Nurses Month and I’ll be talking about Civil War nurses.
NOTE CORRECTION May 2, 3:00 PM Central time An interview and virtual book signing hosted by A House Divided. Details here.
February 1 6:00 PM Central time Lecture at the Pritzker Military Library. If you can’t make it in person, the talk will be livestreamed.
January 18 7:00 PM Eastern time Interview on the internet-based talk show Civil War Talk Radio
July 30, 2:00-4:00 pm A “home-town girl” book event at the Barnes & Noble in Springfield Missouri.
I don’t have to tell you what’s happening here do I? Talk for a while about Heroines of Mercy Street in particular and writing about history in general. Sign some books. Say hello to old friends. Make some new friends.
July 2, 9:30 am National Park Service Centennial Sacred Trust Talks and Book Signing Event, co-sponsored by the Gettysburg Foundation and Gettysburg National Military Park. Gettysburg National Military Park Museum. May I say, wow! (If you can’t make it in person, the talks will be live streamed.) More information available here: Gettysburg Sacred Trust Program
May 17 7:00 pm Three Crowns (private event)
April 20 7:00 pm Book fair on behalf of McCord Gallery & Cultural Center, Barnes & Noble, Orland Park IL.
April 18 7:30 pm Hyde Park Book Club, co-sponsored by Chicago Hyde Park Village and the Hyde Park Historical Society
March 10, 2016 5:00 pm Guest instructor,Writer’s Night Out, Village Writing School, Eureka Springs, Arkansas
If you live in northwest Arkansas and are interested in writing, check out the school’s programs and community.
February 2, 2016 Guest speaker, The Lyceum, Alexandria’s History Museum. Alexandria, Virginia. SOLD OUT
January 25, 2016 Guest host, #LitChat: a real time Twitter conversation between authors and booklovers about all things bookish. The conversation has been going on since 2009 and has 14,000 followers around the world. Here’s the link for more info about #litchat and twitter chats in general: http://litchat.com/about/