I have presented writing workshops for The Writers Circle, SCBWI conferences and Barnes & Noble Educator Events, plus given keynote addresses at the Rutgers University Council on Children’s Literature One-on-One Plus Conference, NJ-SCBWI, Eastern PA SCBWI and the ILA (International Literacy Association).

I’m available for your event, too! Just email me at tarakidlit (at) gmail (dot) com.


I’ll be at the following events…

Thursday, September 26, 2019
The Carle Honors
New York, NY

Saturday, October 5, 2019
1st Annual Glen Rock Children’s Book Festival
11:00am – 3:00pm
Glen Rock, NJ

Saturday, October 12, 2019
Warwick Children’s Book Festival

11:00am – 4:00pm
Warwick, NY

Wednesday, October 16, 2019
New Atlantic Indepedent Booksellers Association (NAIBA) Fall Conference
Cherry Hill, NJ

Saturday, October 19, 2019
RUCCL One-on-One Plus Conference

(Conference Co-Chair)
9:30am – 4:00pm
Cook Campus Center
New Brunswick, NJ

Sunday, October 20, 2019
Stories Bookshop + Storytelling Lab
Reading & Signing
Brooklyn, NY

November 7-11, 2019
Highlights Foundation Picture Book Workshop
Guest Faculty
Milanville, PA

November 21-22, 2019
NCTE Annual Convention
Author Panelist
Baltimore, MD

December 9, 2019
NJASL Fall Conference
Author’s Alley
East Brunswick, NJ