2017

OCTOBER 2017

  • October 7: Oswego Literary Fest, 32 Jefferson Street, Oswego, IL. Book signings 9:00 am – 2:00 p.m.
  • October 1: Chicago Book Expo, Columbia College, 1104 S. Wabash. Book signings 11:00 am – 5:00 p.m.

SEPTEMBER 2017

  • September 23: Princeton Library Author Fair, 698 E. Peru Street, Princeton, IL. Books signings 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

AUGUST 2017

  • August 26: Clinton Book Festival, Clinton Community College, Clinton Iowa. Book signings 10 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
  • August 5: Lake County Author Fest, Round Lake Beach Cultural and Civic Center, Round Lake Beach, IL. Book signings 10 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
  • August 2: Author Panel Discussion, Round Lake Beach Cultural Center, 2007 N. Civic Center Way, Round Beach, IL.  Topic we’re discussing: “Why the Written Word Still Rocks.”

JULY 2017

  • July 8: Lake Geneva Library Beachside Authorfest, 918 West Main Street, Lake Geneva, Wisconsin. Book signings 10 a.m – 4:00 p.m.

JUNE 2017

  • June 10-11: Chicago Tribune Printers Row Lit Fest. I’ll be signing books at the Red Anemone Books table, a tad south of Sandmeyer’s Bookstore

APRIL 2017

  • April 22: Book signings at Barrington Library, 505 N. Northwest Highway, Barrington: Noon – 2PM

2016

NOVEMBER 2016

  • November 13: The Chicago Book Expo, noon – 5 p.m. at Columbia College, 1104 S. Wabash.

OCTOBER 2016

  • October 22: The Princeton Library Author Fair, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. 698 E. Peru Street, Princeton.

JUNE 2016

  • June 11-12: Chicago Tribune Printers Row Lit Fest. I’ll be signing books at the Red Anemone Books table #246, a tad south of Sandmeyer’s Bookstore

APRIL 2016

  • April 16: Author Fair:1:00 p.m.  – 5:00 p.m.  Savanna Museum and Cultural Center, 406 Main Street, Savanna, Illinois.  Book signings at the Red Anemone Books table

 

2015

NOVEMBER 2015

  • November 28: The Sterling Library Author Fair, 12 p.m. – 4 p.m. 102 West 3rd Street, Sterling, IL. I’ll be signing books at the Red Anemone Books’ Christmas sale at the Red Anemone Books table.
  • November 21: The Chicago Book Expo, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. at Columbia College, 1104 S. Wabash. I’ll be signing books at the Red Anemone Books table.

OCTOBER 2015

  • October 24:  The Princeton Public Library Author Fair, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.  698 E. Peru Street, Princeton. This is the library’s first author fair.  I’ll be signing books at the Red Anemone Books table.

JUNE 2015

  • June 6-7: Chicago Tribune Printers Row Lit Fest. Christine and Jean-Michel will be signing their books at the Red Anemone Books table

FEBRUARY 2015

  • February 18: Chicago Women in Publishing (CWIP). Christine has been invited to sit on “The Author-Editor Relationship” panel and discuss her personal experiences with the editors of her books.

JANUARY 2-15

  • January 21: The Chicago Women in Publishing Book Fair, 6pm-8pm, 440 South LaSalle, Chicago. Register at: https://cwip.formstack.com/forms/publishingfair. Reduced entrance fee if you sign up by midnight January 19. Come meet and mingle with Chicago publishers, authors, recruiters, career advisers, CWIP members, and, of course, Christine and Jean-Michel with Red Anemone Books!

 

2014

DECEMBER 2014

  • December 6: The Chicago Book Expo, 11am-5pm at Columbia College, 1104 S. Wabash. Book signings at the Red Anemone Books table.

JUNE 2014

  • June 7-8: Chicago Tribune Printers Row Lit Fest. Christine and Jean-Michel will be signing their books at the Red Anemone Books table
  • Tornado Days WON SECOND PLACE, Collection of Short Stories, National Federation of Press Women (NFPW) 2014

MAY 2014

  • May 17: Illinois Woman’s Press Association Award Luncheon, Union League Club, Chicago Loop. 11am-2pm. Today, I was presented with IWPA’s First Place award for Tornado Days

APRIL 2014

  • Tornado Days WON FIRST PLACE, Collection of Short Stories, Illinois Woman’s Press Association (IWPA) 2014

 

2013

NOVEMBER 2013

  • November 24: The Chicago Book Expo.  11am – 5pm on the campus of St. Augustine College, 1345 West Argyle. I will be signing books at the Red Anemone Books table (St. Augustine Hall).

 

JUNE 2013

  • June 8-9: Chicago Tribune Printers Row Lit Fest. I will be signing books both days at Red Anemone Books’ 3rd annual Printers Row event. We’ll be launching Jean Michel Smith’s science fiction novel Autonomy, and my first collection of short stories, Tornado Days

MAY 2013

  • May 23: Tornado Days Published in print and eBook (Kindle, iTunes, Nook).

JANUARY 2013

2012

JUNE 2012

  • June 9-10: Chicago Tribune Printers Row Lit Fest. My husband and I are signing books both days at the Red Anemone Books table.

MAY 2012

  • After four years in London, and two years in Manhattan, my husband and I are career-moving, full circle, back to Sweet Home Chicago!

APRIL 2012

  • New cover for Pins First American Edition

MARCH 2012

  • March 31: South Huntington Public Library’s Local Author Fair, Long Island, NY: 1 pm – 4 pm. Book signings at the Red Anemone Books table.

 

2011

OCTOBER  2011

  • October 22: I’ll be signing books at the SPBE event, Sheraton Hotel and Towers, (7th Avenue), 3rd floor Exhibition Hall.

AUGUST 2011

  • Pins in the Press: Shepherd Express, Milwaukee, says Pins is “a sprightly first novel … witty writer.”

JUNE 2011

  • Pins in the Press: British book critic Jane Smith highly recommends Pins
  • June 4-5: Pins introduced at the Chicago Tribune Printers Row Lit Fest. Check us out at the Red Anemone Books table, number 150 (next to Sandmeyer’s Bookstore on Dearborn Street).

MAY 2011

  • Pins is now available at Barnes & Noble via their website and in-store ordering
  • Pins the eBook has been launched on all eReaders, including Nook, Sony eReader, Apple iBook, Amazon Kindle, etc.

APRIL 2011

  • April 1 – Pins reading at Women & Children First bookshop in Chicago, 7:30 p.m.
  • Pins in stock at Women & Children First bookshop, 5233 North Clark Street, Chicago, IL 60640: 773-769-9299
  • Pins in stock at Sandmeyer’s Bookstore, 714 S. Dearborn Street, Printer’s Row, Chicago: 312-922-2104
  • Pins accepted by Barnes & Noble, and will soon be available on their website for online sale and for in-store order nationwide

JANUARY 2011

  • Pins the eBook has been launched on Kindle.

 

2010

DECEMBER 2010

  • Red Anemone Books –  office now open in Manhattan!

AUGUST 2010

  • My husband and I are moving to wonderful Manhattan!  We’re going to miss beautiful London!

JULY 2010

  • Pins in stock at Foyles, 113-119 Charing Cross Road, Soho, London

JUNE 2010

  • Pins in the press: Womagwriter Book Reviews recommends Pins
  • Pins in stock at Treadwells, 34 Tavistock, Covent Garden, London, as well as in Mysteries Book Store & Watkins Books
  • Pins in the Press: Hartlepool Mail article about the author and her novel

MAY 2010

  • Pins in stock at Mysteries Book Store, 9-11 Monmouth Street, Covent Garden, London – MAP
  • Pins in stock at Watkins Books, 19-21 Cecil Court, Charing Cross Road, London
  • Pins in the Press:  Writers’ News article in Members’ News pages

APRIL 2010

MARCH 2010

  • Pins in the Press: Author Rebecca Tope recommends Pins
  • 29 March – Westminster Writers, Marylebone Library: Workshop on Publishing, 6:30 – 8:00 pm