Events Calendar

Young Patriots’ Day

Sunday, Sept. 23, 2018

10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Princeton Battlefield

500 Mercer St.

Princeton, NJ 08540

Come join me for a presentation about The Scarlet Stocking Spy and learn about historical fiction at 12:00 noon.  I’ll be signing books all day.  Come be part of an exciting day for history buffs of all ages!



New Jersey Center For The Book

Board Meeting

The Rutgers Faculty Club

Livingston Campus – Rutgers University

Thursday, October 4, 2018

Reporting on the new on-line series titled The Greatest Mystery in All of History, scheduled to be launched on the NJ Center for the Book website this fall!  This is the sequel to our first on-line series, The Jersey Trackers and the Imagination Tree Mystery, written and illustrated by eight prominent New Jersey children’s book authors and illustrators, including yours truly.  Very exciting!



Book Signing Event at Ocean City, NJ Block Party

Sun Rose Books and Music Store

Saturday, October 6th, 2018

10:00 – 4:00

Come join me for a fun filled day in Ocean City and have a book personalized and autographed.  I’ll be in front of Sun Rose Books on 14th Street.  Hope to see you there.




Author’s Visit at:

Lorraine Elementary School in Pennsylvania

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

So excited to be visiting your school!  I’ll be talking to each grade about my books and how I write them.  It’s going to be a great day!  See you soon!




Rutgers University Council on Children’s Literature

One-on-One Conference

Saturday, October 20, 2018 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Cook College Student Center

Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ




Author’s Visit at:                                                                                 

Owatin Creek Elementary School in Pennsylvania

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Can’t wait to visit Owatin Creek Elementary for your Author’s Day!  I’ll be talking to all grades about my books and how I write them.  It will be an awesome day!  See you soon!




Author’s Visit at:

Jacksonwald Elementary School in Pennsylvania

Thursday, October 25, 2018

Looking forward to my Author’s Visit to Jacksonwald Elementary!  I’ll be talking to all grades about my books and how I write them.  It’s going to be a great day!  See you soon!




Ramapo College of New Jersey

Mahwah, New Jersey

Guest Lecturer on the Art of the Picture Book

Dr. P. Ard’s Lit. Class

Thursday, November 1, 2018



Historic Cold Spring Village-Book Signing and Haunted Walk

Ghoul Night Event-After Dark

Featuring The Legend of the Jersey Devil

Friday, November 2, 2018 and

Saturday, November 3, 2018

7:00 pm – 10:00 pm – Ages 13 and up.

Come join me for a fun, spooky walk through Historic Cold Spring Village down in Cape May, on Seashore Road, off of Rt. 9, and get your copy of The Legend of the Jersey Devil autographed!  Who knows, he might just show up!!!






Author’s Visit at:

West Vincent Elementary School in Pennsylvania

November 2018 (date to be determined)

Looking forward to Author’s Day at West Vincent Elementary School!  So excited to talk to all grades, including the 6th graders!  It’s going to be a great day!




New Jersey Association of School Librarians Conference

Author’s Alley

At the Ocean Resort in Long Branch, NJ on the Atlantic Ocean.

December 2, 3, & 4, 2018

I LOVE this conference!  Stop by my table in Author’s Alley to chat, discuss author’s visits, get a free poster and have a book autographed and personalized.   I hope to have an illustration or two from my newest title forthcoming in 2019, A Fist for Joe Louis and Me, published by Sleeping Bear Press.  And make sure you save time to stroll along the Atlantic Ocean for a bracing December beach walk!  Hope to see you there!




Author’s Visit at:

Liberty Corner Elementary School

Bernard Township Schools in New Jersey

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

I’m so excited to be presenting to the 3rd, 4th and 5th graders at Liberty Corner Elementary School!  It’s a great school with an awesome librarian, and I’m so happy to come back for Author’s Day!  See you soon!