I have presented writing workshops for The Writers Circle, SCBWI conferences and Barnes & Noble Educator Events, plus given keynotes at the Rutgers University Council on Children’s Literature One-on-One Plus Conference, NJ-SCBWI, Eastern PA SCBWI, Florida 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, March 5 thru Sunday, March 8, 2020

1st Annual Storystorm Retreat & Workshop at Highlights
Honesdale, PA

Saturday, March 21, 2020
Monmouth County Library “Maker’s Day”
12:00pm – 4:00pm
Manalapan, NJ

Saturday, May 16, 2020
nErDcamp NJ
Great Oaks Legacy Charter High School
17-19 Crawford Street
​Newark, NJ 07102

Saturday, June 6, 2020
Maplewood-South Orange Book Festival
Maplewood, NJ

Saturday, July 11, 2020
Tinicum Arts Festival
Tinicum Park, PA

Saturday, October 24, 2019
RUCCL One-on-One Plus Conference

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