☞ On March 7, 2019, 6 pm: I’ll be speaking as part of the Gartner Honors Lecture Series, McCord Auditorium, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas
☞ On March 26, 2019, 7:30 pm: I’ll be speaking at the Great Lives Lecture Series, Dodd Auditorium, University of Mary Washington, Fredericksburg, Virginia
☞ On April 27, 2019, Prairie Fires has been chosen as the 2019 title for the One Book Siouxland event in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, and I’ll be appearing as part of the city’s programs and talks devoted to the life and times of Laura Ingalls Wilder.
☞ On February 22, 2018, Talk at Peoria Public Library, Peoria Illinois
☞ On March 14, 2018, National Book Critics Circle Award Reading & Ceremony
☞ On April 21, 2018, The Los Angeles Times Festival of Books, USC Campus, a panel discussion on American Cultural Icons.
☞ On April 28, 2018, Keynote Address at the New Mexico Press Women Association Conference awards banquet, The Lodge, Santa Fe.
☞ On May 13, 2018, On “Report from Santa Fe,” interviewed by host Lorene Mills on PBS New Mexico television stations
☞ On May 29, 2018, Pulitzer Prize ceremony at Columbia University
☞ On May 31, 2018, Book=signing at BookExpo America, Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City
☞ On July 5, 2018, Talk as part of the summer series at the Chautauqua Literary & Scientific Circle, Hall of Philosophy, Chautauqua, New York.
☞ On July 9, 4pm & July 10, the Summer Lecture Series at The Mount, Lenox, Massachusetts.
☞ On August 12, 2018, Book-signing at Elliott Bayy Bookstore, Seattle, Washington.
☞ On September 3, 2018, A book talk at the Herbert Hoover Presidential Library and Museum, Figge Auditorium, West Branch, Iowa.
☞ On September 8, 2018, Appearance at the Kansas Book Festival, Topeka, Kansas
☞ On September 15, 2018, Talk at the Loma Colorado Main Library, Rio Rancho, New Mexico.
☞ On September 21-23, 2018: Presented at the South Dakota Festival of Books, Brookings, South Dakota.
☞ On September 27 2018, Delivered the Schewe Lecture at the Wisconsin Book Festival, Wisconsin Historical Society Auditorium, Madison, Wisconsin.
☞ On October 6, 2018, Appearance at the Assistance League Day of Authors at Watermark Books, Wichita, Kansas
☞ On October 13, 2018, Gave the Center for Missouri Studies Fall Lecture at the State Historical Society of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri.
☞ On October 14, 2018, Lecture at the Dallas Museum of Art, in the DMA's Horchow Auditorium, Dallas, Texas.
☞ On October 15, 2018, As part of Booksmart Tulsa's event series, spoke at the Tulsa Community College's McKeon Center For Creativity, Tulsa, Oklahoma.
☞ On October 23, 2018, Spoke at the Chippewa Valley Book Festival, Eau Claire, Wisconsin.
☞ On October 27, 2018: Appearance at the Chicago Humanities Festival and received the 1018 Heartland Prize for Non-Fiction, Chicago, Illinois.
☞ On November 3, 2018, Book-signing at the Albuquerque Museum Author Festival, Albuquerque, New Mexico.
☞ On November 5, 2018, Lecture at the Center for Lands and Peoples, Montana State University, Bozeman, Montana.
☞ On November 28, 2017, Left Bank Books, St. Louis, Missouri, for a talk & reading from my new biography, Prairie Fires: The American Dreams of Laura Ingalls Wilder.
☞ On November 29, Magers & Quinn bookstore, talk and book signing, Minneapolis, MN.
☞ On November 30, Collected Works bookstore, Santa Fe, NM.
☞ On December 4, the legendary Prairie Lights Bookstore, Iowa City, IA, for a talk and reading from Prairie Fires.
☞ On December 5, Kansas City’s Rainy Day Books, a Prairie Fires talk and book-signing at Mid-Continent Public Library, Kansas City, Missouri.
☞ On December 6, as part of a celebration of Laura Ingalls Wilder, a talk about Prairie Fires at the American Writers Museum, Chicago, Illinois, in conjuction with Laura Ingalls Wilder: From Prairie to Page, an exhibit honoring Wilder's 150th birthday, displaying manuscripts and memorabilia in the American Writers Museum's Roberta Rubin Writer’s Room, that ran from November 18, 2017 through February 1, 2018.