Thursday, March 9 at 3:20 PM - 4:35 PM
AWP (Association of Writers and Writing Programs) Conference and Bookfair, Seattle Convention Center, Seattle, WA
Panel – Transformative Experiences: In-Community Retreats for Creatives with Alex Villasante, Daria Peoples, Linda Epstein, Alison Green Myers, and Debbi Michiko Florence ROOM 433-434 Summit Building
With representatives from many in-community retreats—the Jewish Symposium, Writing the Rainbow, Latinx Symposium, AAPI Retreat, the Diversity Fellowship, and more, this panel of diverse voices will celebrate ways to invest in and create programming for storytellers. This collection of writers and illustrators will dig into the challenges, successes, and most importantly the need for marginalized creatives to have safe, in-community spaces to grow their careers and amplify one another’s work.
Sunday, March 26 at 2 PM
Jasmine Toguchi Peace-Maker Book Launch at Bank Square Books, Mystic CT
Join me to celebrate the launch of book 6 of the Jasmine Toguchi chapter book series, Peace-Maker, with a storytime, Q&A, and a book signing! Come “travel” to Hiroshima with Jasmine Toguchi and her family.
Saturday, April 1
We Are All Readers Festival North Kingston High School, Kingston, RI
A FREE ticketed book festival celebrating diverse children’s literature. Author talks and storytime, crafts and activities, book sales and signings!
Middle Grade Author Talk from 1:40 – 3:10
Saturday, April 15 at 11 AM
Jasmine Toguchi Storytime at The Silver Unicorn, Acton MA
Join me for storytime, and a fun chat with Q&A about Jasmine Toguchi’s newest adventures in Japan in Brave Explorer (book 5) and Peace-Maker (book 6). Book sale and signing to follow!
Saturday, April 29 at 1 PM
In-Conversation for Kristy Boyce’s YA Book Launch of Hot Dutch Daydream, North Arlington Public Library, Arlington OH hosted by Cover to Cover Books
I’m excited to be in conversation w dear friend Kristy Boyce to discuss her newest YA romance, Hot Dutch Daydream! Hope you’ll join us!
Thursday - Sunday, May 4 - 7
Asian and Asian American Voices: An In-Community Retreat at The Highlights Foundation, Milanville, PA
An informal writing retreat for Asian and Asian American creators, hosted by Grace Lin and me on the beautiful campus of The Highlights Foundation.