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Scheduling and News

Please contact me to discuss and/or schedule any type of book event. I welcome libraries, schools, bookstores, art, quilting and dog events or any relevant event to promote my book and to contribute toward organizational fundraising. We can discuss local/in-person visits or video/zoom meetings.
I welcome invitations to children and adult events. 


May 2024

I appreciated and enjoyed participating in the Garland Co Library's annual Local Authors Day, in Hot Springs. What a diverse group of genres represented! Facebook.

And, an author recognition breakfast at the Coronado Center Library in Hot Springs Village.

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March 2024

I love hearing from former students and how their children are enjoying my book! Thank you Keela! 

November 4, 2023
I will be presenting at the Longview Public Library Indie Author Day workshop in Longview,Texaxs.

I invite you to view my presentation at this link
October 28, 2023
I will be teaching a fun weaving class for ages 10-12 years old at the Garland County Library! And I will have my textile illustrations on view.
And my thanks to Shirley Tipton, former student and Hot Springs High School art teacher, for joining me!
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July 29, 2023

I will have a table set up at the Saline County Library for their big Back to School event. And my thanks to Mary Ann, former student and friend, there for her company and assistance!!


March-April 2023

My original textile illustrations will be on view at the Laman Library, Orange Street, North Little Rock in their display case at the entrance. A recorded interview will was launched on YouTube on March 31. 

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February 21, 2023

Featured in my local Village Voice newspaper this week! Thank you, Robin, for such a complimentary article! 

Friday, February 17, 2023

Presenting my illustrations and reading my book to the second grade classes at Howard Perrin Elementary School, Benton, AR


Saturday, February 11, 2023

I will be signing and selling my book at the Village Merchantile shop from 11:00-2:00. I will have my original artwork on view as well. Looking forward to this time! 

January 13, 2023
Read my book to a wonderful class of Kindergarteners for their art time at Conway Christian Academy. Later they began drawing their own pictures of Jake. 

Monday, December 12, 2022
Story Time reading at pre-K classroom, Mountain Pine, AR. I enjoyed reading and donating
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Village Bible Church's W.I.N.G.S. ministry also donates stuffed stockings, crochets hats, and small quilts for each student at their Head Start classroom.

Saturday, December 10 from 10:30-11:30 

I will be at the Holiday Children's Book Festival at the Faulkner County Library in Conway, AR. The target ages for my book are 4-8 years old. Please join me! I plan to bring my original textile art illustrations and will have books to sell. I hope to see you there! 


Now THIS is evidence of my dream coming true!

November 3-4, 2022 --  Arkansas Art Educators Conference, Little Rock 

What a wonderful time to see so many former students and colleagues.  

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