Upcoming Events


Events Calendar:

Fall, 2017

Thursday-Friday, October 5-6, 2017:  Featured Speaker, Illinois Reading Conference, Peoria, IL

Saturday, October 7, 2017: Words on Fire Camp Reunion

Monday, October 16, 2017: Author Visit, Everett Elementary, Lake Forest, IL

Tuesday, October 17, 2017: Author Visit, Cherokee Elementary, Lake Forest, IL

Wednesday, October 18, 2017: Author Visit, Sheridan Elementary, Lake Forest, IL

Friday-Saturday, October 20-21, 2017: Illinois School Library Media Association, Springfield, IL

Friday-Sunday, November 17-19, 2017: National Council of Teachers of English Conference, St. Louis, MO


Spring, 2017

Thursday, Februaray 23, 2017: Speaker, Starved Rock Reading Council

Saturday, February 25, 2017: Keynote Speaker, Eastern IL Literacy and Learning Conference, Charleston, IL

Thursday, March 2, 2017: Workshop Presenter, Bloomington-Normal SCBWI Network

Saturday, March 4, 2017: Storyteller and Host, Read Across America Day, Lincoln Square, Urbana, IL

Thursday, March 9, 2017: School Visit, Kennedy Elementary, Schiller Park, IL

Saturday, March 11, 2017: Illinois Reads Kickoff Event, Wilmington Middle School, Wilmington, IL

Thursday, April 27, 2017: Cicero School District, School Visit

June, July, August, 2017: Words on Fire Writing Camp

July 24 - Aug 3, 2017: Judson University Retreat, Teacher




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

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

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

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

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

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”