Workshops & Appearances


Below is a sampling of the types of organizations and events Dianne has supported over the years, from appearances at publisher booths at national ALA conferences to fundraisers for childhood literacy programs nationwide. If you have a need for motivation or instruction in Dianne’s area of expertise, please feel free to contact her at to brainstorm how to make it happen.

Upcoming Events

Past Events

Friends of the East Manatee Library
Authors on the Ranch
Lakewood Ranch, FL

Word of South Festival
Tallahassee, FL
Author Panel Discussion (Florida Book Award winners) & Story Fort Tent Reading

Copperfish Books
Punta Gorda, FL
Story Time: Celebrating Children’s Book Week
Author Reading & Creative Writing Activity

Barnes & Noble
Sarasota, FL
Ashton Elementary Family Fun & Reading Night

South Florida Museum
Bradenton, FL
Down by the Seashore
Family Night & Summer Camp
Featured Author Presentation

Florida Book Awards Reception
Tallahassee, FL
Winning Author Remarks & Book Signing

Sarasota, FL
Opening Celebration for Children’sBook Section

Braden River Library
Bradenton, FL
Camp Out with Reading Storytime/Author Visit

Florida Heritage Book Festival
St. Augustine, FL
Featured Author

Conservation Foundation of the Gulf Coast Bay
Osprey FL
Preserve Children’s Education Center
“Fireflies and Seashells” Story Time

West Boca Library
Boca Raton, FL
Powerful Point of View Choices
Writing Workshop

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