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February 14, 2017

a cancellation, a reminder and another event!

Unfortunately, my event in Wellesley in March is canceled (there was a family emergency amongst the organizers), but my event on Feb 23rd is still on!  And I have a new one in April.  If you are local, I hope to see you!

Thu, February 23, 2017
2:00 PM – 3:30 PM
111 South Street 
Plainville, MA 02762
register HERE!

I will also be a part of the 2017 Children's Literature Series.  Mount Holyoke College is hosting a program of talks by distinguished writers and illustrators, including one with yours truly! These are all free and open to the public. Please come!

Thursday, April 13 at 4pm
Cassini Rm, Shattuck Hall
Mount Holyoke College
This series is concurrent with Professor Corinne Demas's course, ENG 305: Writing Literature for Children. All talks are free, accessible, and open to the public. Refreshments will be served. 
For inquiries, please contact:

Rebecca Pittel '17 and Rand Abu Al-Sha'r '17: 

February 7, 2017

The Yarn Podcast

Just in case you missed it, a couple of days ago I posted about an episode I did on The Yarn podcast.  It's been ten years since Robert's death and while so much has changed and happened, there are so many things that have remained solid. One of those things has been my friendship with Alvina Ling, who you might know as Melody from The Year of the Dog. She is also my editor, most recently for When the Sea Turned to Silver--and that book is dedicated to her.  Listen here to find out why:


February 6, 2017


Sorry! Big typo in my last post! The event in Weston is at 3pm and 4pm-- AFTER school hours! I hope you can all come now!

Wondermore Benefit at Dumpling Daughter 
37 Center St. 
Weston, MA 02493
3pm: presentation featuring Ling & Ting
4pm: presentation featuring When the Sea Turned to Silver
Contact Dumpling Daughter to purchase your ticket

Hope to see you!