Past Events 2017-04-13T15:33:12+00:00
Past Events

April 3, 2017
Author talk to Guests of Free Masons, Cromwell, CT

March 30, 2017
Author Talk at Monroe Township Library, NJ  “How Real Life Impacts Fiction”

February 27, 2017
University of Indianapolis, Whirling Prize, Kellogg Writers Series

November 2, 2016
Launch of The Traveler’s Vade Mecum, NYPL, 42nd & 5th, NYC

October 8, 2016
Litquake Book Festival, San Francisco

September 3, 2016
Decatur Book Festival

August 11, 2016
Wine and Words Book Festival sponsored by Friends of Brainerd Public Library, Minnesota

May 21, 2016
Gaithersburg Book Festival, Edge of Your Seat Fiction Panel, Gaithersburg, MD

April 23, 2016
Reading at Barnes & Noble, New Hartford, NY

April 17, 2016
Three Muses Reading with poets Desirée Alvarez and Danniel Schoonbeek at The Juilliard School, Lincoln Center

April 9, 2016
Woodstock Writers Festival 

March 31, 2016
Reading at NYU Ireland House 

February 10, 2016
Reading at KGB Bar , NYC. Fiction night with Paul Beckman, Donna Ferrara, P. Casey Telesk for At The Inkwell.

January 31, 2016
Reading with Abigail Thomas at Hudson Valley Writers Center

January 27, 2016
Reading in conversation with Claire Messud at Porter Square Books, Cambridge, MA

January 24, 2016
Reading/Signing at Books & Company, Dayton, Ohio

January 18, 2016
Interview with Martha Frankel on Woodstock Writers Radio

January 16, 2016
Reading/Signing at The White Hart Inn in Salisbury, CT. Hosted by Oblong Books and Scoville Memorial Library.

January 13, 2016
Reading/Signing at Book Court in Brooklyn. Ian Macallen wrote about it here.

January 12, 2016
Reading/Signing Barnes & Noble, Upper West Side, New York. Vine video here.

January 5, 2016
Launch reading at Barnes & Noble, Waterside Shops, Naples, Florida

June 2, 2014
New Jersey Library Association Conference
Kickoff Keynote Presenter:
Libraries in the Social Media Space

May 17, 2014 
Reading for Gigantic magazine
LitCrawl, Brooklyn

April 7, 2014 
Rosemont College MFA Reading Series
reading and writer’s craft talk

August 6, 2013 
Reading from MAKING IT at KGB Bar,
Manhattan

March 23, 2013 
Columbia University, New York
Guest Lecture,  How Not to Suck At Social Media

March 9, 2013 
South by Southwest Interactive,
Austin, Texas. Social Storytelling Meetup

February 16, 2013 
Scoville Memorial Library, Salisbury, CT
“Bringing Back Holleywood” lecture

September 18, 2012
Film Society Lincoln Center
Storyforum: Twitter Goes Fictional

March 28, 2012
Commendation from The Poetry Society, Savile Club, London

March 12, 2012 
South by Southwest Interactive, Austin, Texas
“@BettyDraper’s Guide to Social Storytelling”,
solo session. Audio here.

November 2, 2011
Storyworld Conference, San Francisco.
Character-centric Storytelling
Panel with Miles Maker, moderated
by Alison Norrington.

November, 2010
Digital Hollywood Content Summit
“Return of the Sponsor” Panel moderated by Lori H. Schwartz, McCann

September 28, 2010
Guest lecture at Duke University, Durham NC
“The First 20,000 Years of Advertising”
Slideshare presentation available here

March 13, 2010
Austin, Texas
“Rules of Brand Fiction from Twittering Mad Men”
South by Southwest Interactive (SXSWi)

October 20, 2009
Santa Monica, CA
Digital Hollywood WGA Summit Panel on Transmedia Storytelling: Writing and producing for the Multi-Platform Universe. Fellow panelists included Flinte Dille (creator Dungeons & Dragons), Adam Armus (EP, Heroes) and Matt Corman & Chris Ord (writers, Covert Affairs)
Slideshare Presentation available here

September 22, 2009
San Francisco, CA
Adweek’s Social Media Strategies Conference
“How To Leverage the Twitter Platform for Brands”
Slideshare Presentation available here

June 16, 2009
New York, NY
Jeff Pulver’s First 140 Characters Conference
“Twitter and Mad Men” Panel
Video available here

June 15, 2009
New York, NY
O’Reilly’s Twitter Boot Camp
“Listening for Opportunities on Twitter”
(Introduction to the Twitterverse, for Brands)
Slideshare Presentation available here

April 28, 2009
Los Angeles, CA
DigitalLA “Twitter for Entertainment”
SRO panel included representatives from Warner Bros. Entertainment, Sony Pictures, Lionsgate and NBC

March 17, 2009
Austin, Texas
South By Southwest Interactive
“Behind the Scenes with Mad Men on Twitter” Panel
Cnet News gave us high praise

March 12, 2009 New York, NY
City College, Media and Communications Arts Program,
Guest Lecturer “Getting a Job in Advertising”
Slideshare Presentation available here