Author Events

Upcoming events where I'll be speaking and signing books:

January 24: Charlotte High School; Punta Gorda, FL
January 25: Lemon Bay High School; Englewood, FL
January 26: Port Charlotte High School; Port Charlotte, FL
February 10: Association of Writers and Writing Programs; Washington, D.C.
February 25: LibraryPalooza; San Antonio, TX
March 3-4: BookMania!; Martin County, FL
March 25: Teen Author Boot Camp; Provo, UT
April 5: Larkspur Library @ Hall Middle School; Larkspur, CA; 2:30pm
April 19: Conant High School; Hoffman Estates, IL / Schaumburg Township Library; Schaumburg, IL; 7pm
April 20: Hoffman Estates High School; Hoffman Estates, IL / Schaumburg High School; Schaumburg, IL
April 22: Alabama Book Festival; Montgomery, AL
May 5: University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg Children's Literature Conference; Greensburg, PA
May 6: Teen Lit Con; Mendota Heights, MN
June 15: Gaston County Public Library; Gastonia, NC; 4pm
June 17: Richland Library; Columbia, SC; 2:30pm
June 18: Columbia County Library; Evans, GA; 4pm
July 7: Charles Hickey School; Parkville, MD
July 17: Espacio Bertelsmann (with Javier Ruescas); Madrid, Spain; 7pm
July 20: Celsius 232 Festival (with Javier Ruescas); Aviles, Spain; 7:30pm
July26-29: Romance Writers of America conference; Orlando, FL
September 2: Charles M. Schulz Museum; Santa Rosa, CA
September 6: Medina County Juvenile Detention Center; Medina, OH / Brunswick Performing Arts Center; Brunswick, OH; 7pm
September 7: Westerville Central High School; Westerville, OH; 7pm
September 8: Cincinnati Library; Cincinnati, OH; 7pm
September 9: Blue Water Convention Center; Port Huron, MI; 6pm
September 17: Brooklyn Book Festival; Brooklyn, NY; 11am
September 23: Barnes and Noble; Anchorage, AK; 6:00pm
September 28-30: Central Coast Writers Conference
October 4: East Carolina University; Greenville, NC
October 12: Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library; Topeka, KS; 7pm
October 14: Kansas Association of Teachers of English conference
October 20-21: YAS Book Con; Bowling Green, KY
November 2: Addendum Books; St. Paul, MN; 6pm
November 4: Texas Book Festival; Austin, TX; 11-11:45am (with Jason Reynolds and Claudia Gray)
November 7: Barnes and Noble; San Luis Obispo, CA; 7pm (with Jessica Freeburg)
November 11: Singapore (place and time TBA)
November 15: Big Sandy Conference Center; Huntington, WV; 6p
November 16: Marquette University; Milwaukee, WI; 7p
November 20: Canton Palace Theatre; Canton, OH; 6:30p
November 28-30: Poland (place and time TBA)
December 1-3: France (place and time TBA)

January 9: [date held]
February 8: Dublin, Ireland (place and time TBA)
February 20-26: Philippines (place and time TBA)
March 9-10: Mount Saint Mary College; Newburgh, NY
May 1: Champaign Public Library; Champaign, IL; 7pm
May 4-5: Oklahoma Writers Federation conference
May 12: Cavalcade of Authors; Tacoma, WA

For future speaking engagements, including schools, libraries, writing conferences, bookstores, or other gatherings, e-mail me at WriteJayAsher{at} with "Speaking Gig" in the subject line and we'll discuss details.

Past year's events:

February 23: Yorba Linda Public Library; Yorba Linda, CA; 6:30-8pm
March 12: Teen Book Fest; Ontario, CA
March 29: Lakes Community High School; Lake Villa, IL
March 30: Grayslake North High School; Grayslake, IL
April 6: Royal Palm Beach High School; Royal Palm Beach, FL
April 19: Grant County Public Library; Williamstown, KY; 6pm
April 20: Bardstown High School and Nelson County Public Library; Bardstown, KY; 6:30pm
April 22-23: Southern Kentucky Book Fest; Bowling Green, KY
April 29-30: Houston Writers Guild; Houston, TX
May 4: University of Tartu Library; Tartu, Estonia
May 5: University of Tartu Narva College; Narva, Estonia
May 6: Apollo Bookstore; Tallinn, Estonia; 11am
May 17: New Jersey Library Association; Atlantic City, NJ
June 10: Barnes and Noble; Burlington, MA
June 12: Barnes and Noble; San Luis Obispo, CA; 1pm
June 16: Minneapolis Young Writers Workshop; Minneapolis, MN
June 22: ABC Children's Institute; Orlando, FL
June 25-26: American Library Association Conference; Orlando, FL
July 7: The Bookmark Boutique; Plaza Carolina - Puerto Rico; 7pm
August 6: Read Up, Greenville Young Adult Literature Festival; Greenville, SC
September 13: Holy Name High School; Parma Heights, OH
September 17: Mansfield Book Festival; Mansfield, TX
September 27: Los Angeles County Office of Education
September 30: Pacific Northwest Booksellers Association tradeshow
October 7: Missouri Library Association; Springfield, MO
October 8: Richland Library; Columbia, SC
October 18: Quail Ridge Books; Raleigh, NC; 7pm
October 19: Avid Bookshop; Athens, GA; 6:30pm
October 20: Winter Park Public Library; Winter Park, FL; 6pm
October 21: Florida Association for Media in Education Conference; Orlando, FL
October 24: Anderson's Bookshop; Naperville, IL; 6:30pm
October 25: Red Balloon Bookshop; St. Paul, MN; 6:30pm
October 26: Spencer Road Library; St. Peters, MO; 7pm
October 27: Blue Willow Bookshop; Houston, TX; 7pm
October 28: BookPeople; Austin, TX; 7pm
November 1: Secret Garden Books; Seattle, WA; 7pm
November 2: Monte Vista High School Library; Danville, CA; 7pm
November 3: Copperfield's Books; Petaluma, CA; 7pm
November 5: Wordstock; Portland, OR
November 11-12: YALLFest; Charleston, SC
December 15: Vroman's Bookstore (with Jennifer Niven); Pasadena, CA; 7pm