Appearances & Events

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Media Contact:

Megan Trank  –

If your school or organization is interested in having Lisa visit, please send a request to

For more information about guest speaking – see Lisa’s Speaking kit

March 4

WriterHouse – Writing Workshop

March 25

The Lady Project Summit – Keynote speaker

Recent or upcoming speaking engagements include:

Ketchum Public Relations

Expedition Balance

HippoCamp Non-fiction Writer’s Conference

Lady Project Summit (keynote)

Retreat Week at Ix

RCW139 Convention

Elizabethtown College

Bridge Center at Johnson & Wales University

Mohawk Valley Community College

Bower’s Writer’s House

Glenvar High School

South Mecklenburg High School

Jefferson Madison Regional Library

Virginia Festival of the Book


For examples of talks, please see the videos below:

Past book tour events

June 20

Richmond, VA – Chop Suey Books

book reading at 3pm

June 26

Charlottesville, VA – New Dominion Bookshop

book reading at 5:30 pm

June 27

Arlington, VA – One More Page Books

book reading at 2 pm

July 8

San Francisco, CA – Book Passage

book reading at 6 pm

July 9

Fresno CA – Barnes & Noble

book reading/ signing 4 – 6 pm

July 10

West Hollywood, CA – Book Soup

reading/signing at 7 pm

July 11

Santa Monica, CA – Barnes and Noble – 3rd Street Promenade

reading/signing at 7 pm

July 13

San Diego, CA – Barnes and Noble

reading/signing at 7pm

July 24

Charlotte, NC – Park Road Books

reading/signing at 7pm

Aug 7-9

Lancaster, PA – Hippocamp – conference for creative non-fiction writers

reading and speaking on a panel for debut authors

October 17-18

Elizabethtown, PA – Bowers Writer’s House at Elizabethtown College

Book reading, signing and speaking event

December 13

Books and Beer Brew Ho Ho with Chop Suey Books

Book signing, Richmond, Virginia

March 9

Crozet branch of the Jefferson-Madison Regional Library, Virginia

Speaking event at 7pm – Redefining Success

March 12th

The Lady Project Summit – Providence, Rhode Island

Speaking event – Embrace Your Weird: from anxiety to authenticity

March 16

Virginia Festival of the Book – Charlottesville, Virginia

Speaking event at 2 pm – Walking Away From Life in the Fast Lane

March 21

Louisa branch of the Jefferson-Madison Regional Library, Virginia

Speaking event at 5 pm – Redefining Success

June 13

Retreat Week at Ix Art Park

Speaking event at 7pm – Embrace Your Weird: from anxiety to authenticity

July 7

Lady Project Google Hangout Book Club

Book Club discussion for You Look Like That Girl – 8pm Eastern

August 12-14

Hippocamp Creative Non-Fiction Writer’s Conference

Speaking event – Embrace Your Weird: Creating Your Authentic Creativity