Author Activity


Book Festivals, Farmers Markets, Educator Conferences, School Visits & More!


“Carolyn’s presentation offered my students a glimpse into a real author’s experience. Most importantly, she connected her writing process with their writing process and demonstrated how to take action for a cause.”

— Jennifer Kahlenberg
6th Grade Language Arts Teacher
Sunset Ridge School

Readers’ Favorite Five Star Award

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Editor’s Choice Award of Literary Excellence
Reader’s House London

Kenilworth Union Church Book Presentation & Luncheon

Reader’s House Interview

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Mom’s Choice Interview

Read The Interview

Gold Award Recipient
Mom’s Choice Awards

Elmhurst Public Library Author Fair 

Skokie Farmer’s Market

Printers Row Lit Festival 

School Visits

At the Edge of the Ice
Book Release Party

ALA ANNUAL CONFERENCE in Chicago
American Library Association

Book launch, signing, and presentation
The Book Stall, Winnetka, IL

Hyde Park Children’s Book Fair
Hyde Park, IL

KidLit Fest & iRead Kick Off Event
Highland Park Public Library

Middle Grade and Young Adult debut authors discuss paths to publication

Oak Park Public Library

36th ANNUAL PRINTERS ROW LIT FEST
Chicago, IL 

Illinois Reading Conference
Peoria, IL

Association of Illinois School Library Educators
Tinley Park, IL

Evening program: Draw Inspiration From The World Around You: 3 pieces of advice for more authentic writing.