Events


2013 Michigan Reading Association Conference



September 29, 2014 - Community Literacy Summit - Calvin College Chapel - Grand Rapids, MI

October 21, 2014 - Chippewa Middle School - "The Life of an Author"

October 22, 2014 - East Lansing Public Library - Promoting Literacy Across Greater Lansing


May 9, 2014 - Ruth Fox Elementary School-Annual Writing Festival Keynote Speaker

March 27, 2014 - Wexford Elementary School - Lansing, MI

March 3, 2014 - Pittsfield Elementary School - Ann Arbor, MI


February 4, 2014 - Gier Park Elementary School--Lansing, MI

October 12, 2013 - Book Signing Barnes & Noble Brighton, MI 12:00-3:00pm.

October 18-20, 2013 - KSRA Conference - Redirecting and Illuminating Ways to Use Literature in Classrooms - State College, PA

November 9, 2013 - Moonbeam Award Ceremony - Traverse City, MI


November 15-17, 2013 - Jack & Jill of America - The Purpose Driven Author, Grand Rapids, MI Amway Hotel

December 7, 2013 - Book Signing Barnes & Noble Northville, MI 2:00-4:00pm.

August 31, 2013 - Schuler Book Store Okemos, MI 2:00p.m.

July 9-10, 2013 MRA Summer Literature Conference - Mackinac Island Mission Point Resort, MI

June 21-22, 2013 New York Book Festival - Radisson Martinique on Broadway

May 14-30, 2013 Cornell Elementary School - Classroom Presentations

April 25, 2013 Wexford Montessori Magnet School - Lansing, MI - Literacy Night Guest Speaker


March 4-5, 2013 - Kinawa Middle School - Author Visit/Book Signing

March 8-10, 2013 Michigan Reading Association Conference /Author & Illustrator Breakfast/Book Signing - "How the Peritext of Books Contributes to Meaning Making" - Grand Rapids, MI

March 16, 2013 - Partridge Creek, Clinton, MI - Book Signing/ Gap Clothing Store



March 19, 2013 - Wexford Montessori Magnet School - Lansing, MI - Author Visit

March 27, 2013 - Mountain View Elementary School - Harrisburg, PA - Author Visit

March 2013 - Cornell Elementary School - Author Visit/Book Signing

February 22-24, 2013 - Michigan State University Urban Literacies Conference (Sponsored by the Center for Applied Inclusive Teaching and Learning in Arts and Humanities) (CAITLAH)

January 17, 2013  Writing Workshop - "How to Promote Children's Books"

December 20, 2012 Writing Workshop - "Hangin' with the Girls"

November 20, 2012 Writing Workshop - "Just me and the Girls"

November 14, 2012 Cornell Elementary School - Author Visit - "Writing in Layers"

November 2-4, 2012 Boyds Mills Press - Crash Course in Children's Publishing Workshop - Honesdale, PA (This was awesome!)

October 5, 2012 Cornell Elementary School - Author Visit - "Writing: Getting Started"

February 15, 2012 - Presentation - Creating a Literate Environment with all the Comforts of Home
Colt Early Childhood Center 7:45am-9:15am
4344 W. Michigan Avenue, Lansing, MI



March 2, 2012 Presentation - Michigan CEC Conference, Amway Grand Plaza Hotel - Grand Rapids, MI
Presentation - Engaging Struggling Readers in Meaningful Picture Book Read Aloud Experiences, 2:10pm-3:10pm

March 11, 2012 - Michigan Reading Association (MRA) Author/Illustrator Breakfast, Amway Grand Plaza Hotel - Grand Rapids, MI

March 14, 2012 - Savage Elementary 9:00am 42975 Savage Rd. Belleville, MI 48111

March 27, 2012 - Book Fair/Reading/Signing 6:00pm - Barnes & Noble - Rochester Hills, MI

March 30, 2012 Presentation - MiAEYC Early Childhood Conference, Amway Grand Plaza Hotel - Grand Rapids, MI
Presentation - Teaching Children to Become Critical Readers, Writers, and Thinkers, 10:45am-12:00pm

April 11, 2012 - Cornell Elementary School, "Gotta Keep Reading/Summer Send Off"

April 14, 2012 - Book Reading/Educator Event - Barnes & Noble - Northville, MI - 11:00am-1:00pm

April 21, 2012 - Book Reading/Educator Event - Barnes & Noble - Rochester Hills, MI - 11:00am-1:00pm

April 29 - May 2, 2012 - IRA (International Reading Assosciation) Chicago, Ill


May 11, 2012 - Ruth Fox Elementary School Annual Writing Festival
Keynote Speaker
Ruth Fox Elementary School, 6570 Brush Street, North Branch, MI 48461

May 16, 2012 - MacDonald Middle School, East Lansing, MI - "Creating a Literate Environment/Summer Send Off"


   
May 20-June 4 - Ankara & Istanbul, Turkey - Presentation at Rize University on Peritextual features in children's books
 

Media

  • Click here to listen to my radio interview about Jasmine Can on the Michigan Literary Network. The interview starts at 16:10 and runs to 29:10.  The interview and was taped on Dec. 14, 2011.
  • View my first TV interview about Jasmine Can here
    The interview begins about 19:20 on the show Horizons, produced by WQED Multimedia-TV (a PBS station) in Pittsburgh, PA.  The show was taped on Jan. 6, 2012 and was first shown on air Jan. 10, 2012 at 7:30pm EST.
  • Check out my interview with Dr. Sue Sharma on >MRA's Facebook page. It's also posted on Youtube!