Upcoming Events


Events Calendar:

Fall, 2018

Thursday-Friday, October 4-5, 2018:  Speaker, Illinois Reading Conference, Peoria, IL

Saturday, October 6, 2018: Featured Author, Author's and Appetites, Urbana, IL

Saturday, October 13, 2018: Words on Fire Camp Reunion

Friday-Saturday, November 1-2, 2018: Illinois School Library Media Association, Tinley Park, IL


Spring, 2018

Wednesday, Feb 7, 2018: Keynote Speaker, Belleville School District #118 Young Author's Celebration

Saturday, February 10, 2018: Featured Author, Woodridge Young Author's Celebration, Woodridge, IL

Saturday, February 24, 2018: Featured Author, River Forest Young Author's Celebration, River Forest, IL

Wednesday, March 14, 2018: Author Visit, Robein School, East Peoria, IL

Saturday, March 17 - Monday, March 26 - P.J. Library Israel Trip

Tuesday, April 10, 2018:  Southside School, Reading Night, Champaign, IL

Friday, April 20, 2018: Author Visit, Lace Elementary, Darien, IL  





Here’s Where Alice Has Presented Recently

Batavia, Illinois, with a family assembly at Grace McWayne Elementary

Bloomington-Normal, IL, featured author at the Bloomington-Normal Young Author's Conferenc

Buffalo Grove, IL, visiting Prairie School

Burr Ridge, IL, visiting Elm School

Canton, MO, keynote speaker at Culver-Stockton College Education Conference

Carpentersville, IL, visiting Meadowdale, Elementary

Charleston, IL, Keynote Speaker, Eastern Illinois Literacy and Learning Conference

Cicero, IL, visiting Cicero Schools

Crystal Lake, IL, visiting Woods Creek School

Champaign-Urbana, IL, participating in the 2010, 2012, and 2014 Youth Literature Festivals at the University of Illinois and area schools, teaching after-school enrichment classes at Yankee Ridge school, presenting at the Champaign and Savoy Rotary Clubs, Windsor of Savoy, and at the Read Across America Celebration in Lincoln Square Mall.

Chicago, IL, visiting Burley School

Danville, IL, visiting Edison Elementary School

DeKalb, IL, presenting at Northern Illinois University Children's Literature Conference, Non-fiction Panel

Dix, IL, visiting Rome Grade School

Elgin, IL, teaching at Judson University

Elmhurst, IL, visiting Elmhurst Academy

El Paso, IL, visiting Jefferson Park School

Flanagan, IL, visiting Flanagan Grade School

Ft. Wayne, IN, presenting at the SCBWI Wild, Wild Midwest Conference

Gilman, IL visiting Iroquois West Elementary

Glenoe, IL visiting Congregation Hakafa

Harvey, IL, visiting Taft School

Iowa, presenting at Iowa’s SCBWI conference

Itasca, IL, visiting St. Luke’s Lutheran School

LaGrange, IL, visiting St. Francis Xavier School

Lake Forest, IL, visiting Cherokee, Sheridan, and Everett Elementary Schools 

Lawrenceville, IL, visiting Parkside Elementary

Long Grove, IL, visiting Country Meadows Elementary,

Mahomet, IL, visiting Sangamon Elementary, Middletown Early Childhood Center, teaching enrichment classes at Lincoln Trail Elementary, and presenting programs at the Museum of the Grand Prairie

Monticello, IL, visiting the Allerton Public Library

Olney, Illinois, presenting to the South Eastern Reading Council and visiting East Richland Elementary School

Ottawa, IL, at First Congregational Church for Gandhi, A Community Presentation, and visiting Lincoln Elementary

Peoria, Illinois, visiting Illini Bluffs Elementary School

River Forest, IL, visiting North Suburban Temple Har Zion Preschool

Robinson, IL, visiting Washington Grade School

Rockford, IL, visiting Brookview School, Marsh School, presenting to the Northern IL Reading Council, and being a featured presenter at the Rockford International Peace Day

Sauk Village, IL visiting Rickover Jr. High School

St. Charles, IL, visiting Davis School

Schiller Park, IL, visiting Kennedy Elementary School

Sharjah, in the United Arab Emirates, presenting at the Sharjah Children’s Reading Festival

South Suburban Reading Council, presentation to teachers

Sugar Grove, IL, 38th Annual NIU College of Education Summer Literacy Conference, “Writing Matters”

Thoreau, New Mexico, presenting at the St. Bonaventure Mission School

Tinley Park, Illinois, visiting Millennium Elementary School

Utica, Illinois, presenting at the Starved Rock Young Author's Conference, and Starved Rock Reading Council

Vancouver, B.C., presenting at the Kiwanis International Conference

Wheaton, IL, visiting Lowell School

West Bloomfield, Michigan, presenting Temple Israel's Magic Moments program

Winnetka, IL, presenting at the Off Campus Writer’s Workshop, “Drawing in the Reader: Finding Points of Connection”