Kensington Celebrates Day of the Book - LaRambla Stage, Special Guest – Sunday, April 24, 2016, Kensington, MD – A street festival to celebrate books, poetry, food & crafts. Bring the whole family! Read Frances’ Interview as she talks about writing, writer’s block and why the movie is always better.
Gaithersburg Book Festival - Saturday, May 21, 2016, Gaithersburg MD
6th Biennial Conference of the Alliance for the Study of Adoption and Culture, October 28, 2016, Minneapolis MN – Reading of adoption-themed literary works at the Loft Literary Center
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Book Launch: Spades Night & Book Launch, Silver Spring, MD May 2013
Fourth Sunday Bookclub & Harmony Place Bookclub, Book Discussion. Bowie, Maryland.
Black Authors & Readers Rock Weekend, October 16-17, 2015 – Comfort Inn, Bowie, MD
Prince George’s Book Festival, May 23, 2015 – Wayne Curry Sports & Learning Center, Landover MD
Baltimore Book Festival, Baltimore Inner Harbor, Baltimore, MD, Friday, September 2014
Philadelphia Natural Hair Show, Literary Nook – Featured Author, Philadelphia, PA, June 2014
Ebony BookEnds (Bookclub) – Book Discussion – Owings Mills, MD – June 2014
Association for the Study of African American Life and History, Annual Luncheon and Authors Event, Washington DC – February 2014
Montgomery County Alliance of Black School Educators – Talent Showcase, Rockville, MD – February 2014
Shades of Romance Magazine – Online Writers Conference – Nov. 1-3, 2013; Panelist for live sessions on Forming Writing Groups, Maintaining Bookclubs, and Indie Publishing
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. – North Atlantic Region, Cluster I conference – October 2013
Atlanta, Georgia – Condesa Coffee, Cacao Atlanta, Urban Grind Coffee – October 2013
Literary Pearls – Baltimore, MD – September 2013
*New Bookclub* Kick-off – Baltimore, MD – September 2013 – I’m honored that Life in Spades was the initial read for this new bookclub
Spades Party for a Purpose – Book discussion; Laurel, MD, June 2013
Book club discussion with Cheaper Than Therapy Bookclub; Round Hill, Virginia, June 2013
Cupcakes & Champagne, Therapy Wine Bar, Brooklyn, NY, June 2013
Life in Spades Book Launch, Jackie’s Restaurant, Silver Spring, MD, May 2013
Gaithersburg Book Festival, Gaithersburg, MD, May 2013
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. – Xi Sigma Omega Fashion Show, Rockville MD, April 2013