I enjoy both in-person and virtual visits with schools, libraries, conferences and other meetings.

If you are interested in scheduling a speaking engagement, please complete the contact form to learn more about current rates and availability.

Upcoming Presentations & Events:

 Previous Events:

  • November 29, 2018: Grandview Elementary School, Tahlequah, OK sponsored by SCBWI & First Peoples Fund

  • November 16, 2018: Glenn C. Moore Elementary School, Nowata, OK - visit sponsored by SCBWI & First Peoples Fund

  • November 15, 2018: William R. Teague Elementary School, Wagoner, OK - visit sponsored by SCBWI & First Peoples Fund

  • November 14, 2018: Hall-Halsell Elementary School, Vinita, OK - visit sponsored by SCBWI & First Peoples Fund

  • November 9-11, 2018: Middle of the Map Kansas-Missouri SCBWI Fall Conference, Overland Park, KS, Panel Presentation - “How to Juggle Life, Work AND Writing” and Book signing

  • October 27, 2018: Watermark Books, Wichita, KS, AM Storytime/Signing followed by PM Presentation on "Own Voices, Diversity in Writing and a Personal Path to Publication"

  • October 25, 2018: Kansas and Mountain Plains Library Association Conference, Wichita, KS; “A Love Affair with Books: An Author Speed Dating Event”

  • October 10, 2018: Takoma Park, Maryland Library

  • October 10, 2018: John Eaton Elementary School, Washington, DC

  • October 10, 2018: Politics & Prose Bookstore, Washington, DC

  • October 7, 2018: Picture Book Bonanza at Books of Wonder, 18 W St, New York, NY

  • October 7, 2018: Storytime & Signing at Bank Street Bookstore, New York, NY

  • October 6, 2018: Warwick Children’s Book Festival, Warwick, NY

  • October 3, 2018: Payne Elementary School Visit sponsored by An Open Book Foundation, Washington, DC

  • October 4, 2018: Van Ness Elementary School Visit hosted by East City Bookshop, Washington, DC

  • September 25, 2018: Woodall Public Schools Literacy Fair Visit, sponsored by SCBWI, Tahlequah, OK

  • September 16, 2018: Red Planet Books & Comics, Albuquerque, NM

  • September 13, 2018: Native America Calling, live radio interview

  • September 9, 2018: Monticello Branch, Johnson County Public Library, Shawnee, KS

  • September 1-2, 2018: We Are Grateful: Otsaliheliga Book Launch at Cherokee National Holiday, Tahlequah, OK

  • July 10, 2018: Teachers Write

  • June 5, 2018: nErDcamp KS, Hesston, KS

  • April 6-7, 2018 : Kweli Journal’s The Color of Children’s Literature Conference, New York City; Two panel presentations - "From Diversity to Inclusion to Empowerment to Justice: Moving the Conversation Forward Without Holding Back" and "Lifting the Veil: Writing and Illustrating Nonfiction"

  • November 3, 2017: Native American Day at Jenks Southeast Elementary School, Tulsa, OK

  • October 9, 2017: Returning the Gift's 25th Anniversary Conference & Literary Festival, Norman, OK; Native Kidlit Author Panel - "As Water Flows: Our Stories to Our Children, Our Future Leaders"

  • April 8, 2017: Kweli Journal’s The Color of Children’s Literature Conference, New York City; Opening Panel - “Why We Create Now”

  • March 3, 2017: Regency Place Elementary School, Olathe, KS


Photos by Will Chavez

Photos by Will Chavez

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