Category: Great Job Mom! and Great Job Dad!

Vancouver Writers Fest!

I had an exciting week at the Vancouver Writers Fest — my hometown literary festival! First up, I organized a fundraiser for the Writers Fest called “Kidlit, Craft Brews & Canapes.” It was headlined by kidlit superstars Mariko Tamaki, Faith Erin Hicks, Ashley Spires and Cale Atkinson. It was a great opportunity for the local kidlit community to get together,…

Seattle Children’s Book Fest

This past weekend, I had the great pleasure of attending the first annual Seattle Children’s Book Festival, the brainchild of author Asia Citro! The event took place on Saturday, September 28 at Greenwood Elementary, and it was basically the biggest kidlit book signing I’ve ever been a part of! Not only was the event tons of fun, it raised a…

ALA Mid-Winter 2019 in Seattle

This past weekend, I had the wonderful opportunity to head down to Seattle and attend the American Library Association Mid-Winter Meetings & Exhibits in Seattle. My new publisher, Tundra Books, had all kinds of free goodies ready for the throngs of librarians and other book lovers in attendance, including a poster featuring an image from Great Job, Dad! But before…