Events Schedule

I love to meet readers in real life. Events open to the public are noted.

March 2021

March 10 – Using STEAM Books to Facilitate Hands-on Learning (6:45 p.m. Eastern) South Carolina Association of School Librarians. More information here.

March 11 – Practicing Perseverance with Picture Book Biographies (6:45 p.m. Eastern) South Carolina Association of School Librarians. More information here.

April 2021

April 12 – Practicing Perseverance with Picture Book Biographies (prerecorded)2021 Virtual Fay B. Kaigler Children’s Book Festival, University of Southern Mississippi 

April 12 – STEAM-ing Up Kidlit (prerecorded)2021 Virtual Fay B. Kaigler Children’s Book Festival, University of Southern Mississippi 

April 17 – National Science Teachers Association Engage 2021 Spring Conference:

Session ID #33293: Integrating Hands-On STEM and Literacy Through Picture Books (Kirsten Larson (Author), Vicky Fang (Product Designer and Author-Illustrator), Jen Malia (Norfolk State University), Candy Wellins (Author), Colleen Paeff (Author, ), Lindsay Metcalf (Author))

Session ID #33343: Taking Flight with NASA Aeronautics and Literature (April Lanotte, NASA Headquarters, Lisa Wininger, West Shore Educational Service District, Kirsten W. Larson, author)

April 18Sharing STEAM Stories: Storytime and Beyond, Missouri Association of School Librarians, 4 p.m. Central

April 19 Perseverance with Picture Book Biographies, Missouri Association of School Librarians, 8 a.m. Central

April 23Texas Library Association Boyds Mills & Kane exhibitor booth chat with Kirsten and Lindsay H. Metcalf, 1 p.m. Central

May 2021

May 1- Inkwell Book Virtual Book & Art Festival, City of Palmdale Library, author talk 12:20-12:40 p.m. Pacific. Learn more here.

May 8 – Noodling With Nonfiction Text Structures Class – A webinar with The Writing Barn. Only $25. Learn more and sign up here.

June 2021

June 12-13- Beyond the Nonfiction Picture Book: Exploring New Markets from Magazines to Graphic Novels – As part of The Writing Barn’s Nonfiction Kidlit Confab.