Events

2017

11/14   Book birthday: A Song for Snow by Lita Judge

11/20   Write-in! Join us at the Coffee Factory in Derry, 9:00 AM

11/21   Author visit: Lisa Bunker in Amherst, MA

12/5   Writers’ Night Out: Monthly statewide meet & mingle, hosted by the NH Writers Project

2018

January

1/2   Writers’ Night Out: Monthly statewide meet & mingle, hosted by the NH Writers Project

1/5   Write-in! Join us at the Coffee Factory in Derry, 9:00 AM

1/5   Speaker: “Writing, Reading & the Empathy Instinct,” Virginia Macgregor, St. Paul’s School, Concord

1/9   Book birthday and launch: The Last Gargoyle by Paul Durham Water Street Book Store in Exeter, NH, 5:00 PM

1/14   Storytime Reading/Presentation: Flashlight Night and poetry with Matt Forrest Esenwine at the Hopkinton Town Library, 4:00-5:00 PM

1/16   Writers in Winter, free 6-week writing workshop with Rebecca Rule and Adi Rule at the Chesley Memorial Library, Northwood, 2:00-3:30 PM

1/23   Writers in Winter (see 1/16)

1/25   Write-in! Join us at The Works in Durham, 9:00 AM

1/26   Write-in! Join us at Gibson’s Bookstore in Concord, 9:00 AM

1/27  NHWP Presents: Making Magic for Kids: Writing and Publishing MG and YA Speculative Fiction with Adi Rule and Erin E. Moulton. Registration Required.

1/30   Book birthday: Mary’s Monster by Lita Judge

1/30   Writers in Winter (see 1/16)

February

2/3   Book launch: Mary’s Monster by Lita Judge, Porter Square Books, Cambridge, MA, 3:00 PM

2/6   Book birthday: The Perfect Pillow by Eric Pinder, illustrated by Chris Sheban

2/6   Writers in Winter (see 1/16)

2/6   Writers’ Night Out: Monthly statewide meet & mingle, hosted by the NH Writers Project

2/10   Storytime: Join Eric Pinder at Gibson’s Bookstore in Concord, 11:00 AM

2/13   Book birthday: School People, a children’s poetry anthology featuring Matt Forrest Esenwine

2/13   Writers in Winter (see 1/16)

2/17   Book signing: Eric Pinder at White Birch Books, North Conway, 3:00 PM

2/20   Writers in Winter (see 1/16)

2/28   Book birthday: Things We Haven’t Said, edited by Erin E. Moulton

2/26-3/2   Author residency: David Elliott, Clayton B. Ofstad Visiting Writer at Truman State University

March

3/3   Conference: Betty Curtis Worcester County Young Writers Conference, Terry Farish, keynote speaker

3/5   Writers’ Night Out: Monthly statewide meet & mingle, hosted by the NH Writers Project

3/6   Book birthday: The Clown of God, redesigned, by Tomie dePaola

3/8   Book launch: Things We Haven’t Said, edited by Erin E. Moulton, Water Street Books in Exeter, 7:00 PM

3/12-3/16   Author residency: Adi Rule in Canaan, VT and Colebrook, NH

3/13   Presentation: “Embracing Disabilities in Books and in Life” by Maryann Cocca-Leffler, featuring her book Janine, at the SDE New England Conference for Pre K-2, Manchester

3/15   Talk/signing: The Soul of an Octopus by Sy Montgomery at the Fiske Free Library in Claremont, 6:00 PM

3/27   Book birthday: Strega Nona’s Magic Ring, redesigned, by Tomie dePaola

April

4/3   Book birthday: In a Small Kingdom by Tomie dePaola

4/14   Event: Children’s Author Day at the Toadstool Bookshops in Peterborough and Keene, with Matt Forrest Esenwine, Deborah Bruss, and Ryan O’Rourke

4/17   Book birthday & Launch party: Don’t Ask a Dinosaur! by Matt Forrest Esenwine and Deborah Bruss, Porter Square Books, Cambridge, MA, 7:00 PM

4/18   Skype event: Worldwide Read-Aloud Revival interview with Tomie dePaola, 7:00 PM

4/29   Reading & signing: Don’t Ask a Dinosaur! by Matt Forrest Esenwine and Deborah Bruss, MainStreet BookEnds, Warner, 2:00 PM

June

6/10   Convention: Kids Con New England with Emily Drouin, the Radisson, Nashua

July

7/8   Event: Sy Montgomery and Elizabeth Marshall Thomas will speak about their collaboration on Tamed and Untamed, to be recorded for broadcast on NHPR. Monadnock Lyceum, Unitarian Universalist Church in Peterborough, 10:30 AM