Throughout the year, Dianne visits schools, libraries and bookstores at events designed to get kids excited about reading. Watch this page for upcoming events. If you’re interested in an author appearance, book signing, workshop presentation or interview, please email

Upcoming Events

Watch this page for updates as author events are added to the calendar.
Hope to see you at a library, bookstore, conference or school soon!

Saturday, April 28, 2018 @ 10:30am – Copperfish Books,
Punta Gorda, FL
– Special Story Time Celebrating Children’s Book Week
& Independent Bookstore Day, Author Reading/Fun Activity & Signing
For more info: click here

Past Events

Bookstore1Sarasota, Sarasota, FL – Story Time,
Author Reading & Signing, August 8, 2017

Marion County Public Library, Ocala, FL –
Interactive Author Presentation & Signing, July 14, 2017

Sarasota Fiction Writers, The Selby Library,
Sarasota, FL – 
Featured Speaker, November 1, 2016

Florida Heritage Book Festival, Flagler
College Ringhaver Student Center, 
Augustine, FL – 
Featured Author, September 16, 2016

Barnes & Noble, Sarasota, FL – Ashton Elementary
Family Fun & Reading Night, Author Reading &
Signing, September 8, 2016

Conservation Foundation of the Gulf Coast Bay
Preserve Children’s Education Center, Osprey,
FL – IT’S A FIREFLY NIGHT Interactive Story
Time, June 28, 2016

Braden River Library, Bradenton, FL – Camp Out
themed Storytime/Author Visit, June 22, 2016

South Florida Museum, Bradenton, FL – Down
by the Seashore Family Night & Summer Camp,
June 4, 2016

Word of South Festival, Tallahassee, FL – Author
Panel Discussion (Florida Book Award winners)

& Story Fort Tent Storytime Reading, April 9, 2016

2015 Florida Book Awards, Tallahassee, FL –
Reception & Dinner, April 7, 2016