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2005-2008
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2008

12/6 Booksigning, 11 am - 1 pm
Susanna will be signing all four of her books at this holiday event.
Galapagos Books
22 A Main Street
Hastings-on-Hudson, NY
(914) 478-2501

11/16 Booksigning for Painting the Wild Frontier, 2 pm
In celebration of American Indian Heritage Month, Susanna will share stories about George Catlin and the Indians he painted. There will be Native American music and a surprise giveaway. Signed books will be available for purchase.
Borders Books
162 E. Main Street
Mt. Kisco, NY
(914) 241-8387

9/28 Booksigning, 1:30 - 3:30 pm
Celebrate Children's Book Day
Washington Irving's Sunnyside
West Sunnyside Lane, off Route 9
Tarrytown, NY
(914) 591-8763
www.hudsonvalley.org

9/12 Launch Party for Painting the Wild Frontier, 7:30 p.m.
Come join the celebration at an independent bookstore as Susanna shares stories about George Catlin and the Indians he painted. There will be Native American music, a surprise giveaway, and lots of goodies to eat and drink. Signed books will be available for purchase.
The Village Bookstore
10 Washington Avenue
Pleasantville, NY
(914) 769-8322

Here are some photos from the release party for
Painting the Wild Frontier.
Click on each picture for a larger view.
All photos by Laurel Golio.

Launch for Painting the Wild Frontier
Launch for Painting the Wild Frontier Launch for Painting the Wild Frontier
Launch for Painting the Wild Frontier Launch for Painting the Wild Frontier

6/30 Susanna will be visiting independent bookstores in the Los Angeles area.
Visit the following retailers for signed copies of her books (while supplies last):
Children's Book World, Los Angeles
(310)559-2665
Once Upon a Time, Montrose
(818)248-9668
Vroman's Bookstore, Pasadena
(626)449-5320

6/29 Booksigning for Painting the Wild Frontier
11 a.m. - 12 noon
Houghton Mifflin Booth #2635
American Library Association Annual Conference
Anaheim Covention Center
Anaheim, CA

Susanna Reich ALA 2008

On June 29, Susanna signed copies of Painting the Wild Frontier at the Annual Convention of the American Library Association in Anaheim, California. Here she is in the Houghton Mifflin Harcourt booth.

4/26 Nonfiction breakout session
24th Annual Long Island Children's Literature Conference
"Telling Your Story."

Co-sponsored by Metro New York SCBWI and Hofstra University.
Hofstra University
Hempstead, NY
www.hofstra.edu/ucce/childlitconf
uccelibarts@hofstra.edu
(516) 463-5993

1/24 Kindling Words Caravan Reception/Booksigning, 4-5 p.m.
Susanna will be signing books with fellow authors and illustrators Gregory Maguire, Ellen Wittlinger, Melissa Sweet, and more than twenty others.
Phoenix Books and Cafe
21 Essex Way, #106
Essex, VT
(802) 872-7111

Kindling Words Caravan

Susanna organized the 3rd Annual Kindling Words Caravan which brought 47 authors, illustrators, and editors to Phoenix Books and Cafe in Essex, VT, on January 24 to sign books and meet fans. The Caravan is held in conjunction with the Kindling Words retreat. back row, left to right): Marthe Jocelyn, Leo Landry, Candlewick Senior Editor Sarah Ketchersid, Rebecca Stead, Candlewick Associate Editor Andrea Tompa, Jane Cowen-Fletcher, Martha Peaslee Levine, Nora Raleigh Baskin, Elise Broach, Kimberly Marcus, Ellen Wittlinger, Bonnie Christensen, Barbara Seuling. (3rd row): Michelle Edwards, Denise Ortakales, Viking Senior Editor Catherine Frank, Sarah Dillard, Ammi-Joan Paquette, Charlesbridge Editorial Director Yolanda LeRoy, Michelle Knudsen, Jeannie Brett, Carol Murray, Laurie Calkhoven, Wendy Mass, Tami Lewis Brown, Kate Messner. (2nd row): Patricia Thomas, Robin Brickman, Judy Irvin Kuns, Leda Schubert, Amy Huntington, Sarah Darer Littman, Barbara Garrison, Cinda Williams Chima, Jane Yolen, Anita Riggio.

2007

11/4 Art Opening/Booksigning with Raúl Colón, 2 - 5 pm
Original art from José! Born to Dance will be on exhibit, along with work by Leo and Diane Dillon, Jules Feiffer, Rachel Isadora, Susan Jeffers, Betsy and Ted Lewin, Brian Pinkney, Patricia Polacco, Dr. Seuss, and Peter Sis.
"Magic of Storybook Dance"
Rye Arts Center
51 Milton Road
Rye, NY
(914) 967-0700

10/20 Mentor, One-on-One Plus Conference
Rutgers University Council on
Children's Literature
Busch Campus Center
604 Bartholomew Road
Piscataway, NJ
ruccl.org@nac.net

9/23 Booksigning, 1:30 - 3:30 pm
Celebrate Children's Book Day
Washington Irving's Sunnyside
West Sunnyside Lane, off Route 9
Tarrytown, NY
(914) 591-8763b
www.hudsonvalley.org

5/21 PEN American Center Literary Awards
Walter Reade Theater, Lincoln Center, NYC, 6:30 pm
Visit www.pen.org to listen to the awards ceremony and see pictures of the winners and presenters, including Philip Roth, Michael Cunningham, A.R. Gurney, Janna Levin, Donald Margulies, Louis Begley, and Francine Prose.

Susanna Reich at the 2007 PEN American Center Literary Awards

On May 21, Susanna presented the 2007 PEN/Phyllis Naylor Working Writer's Fellowship to YA author Diane Les Becquets on behalf of PEN American Center and follow judges David Klass and Walter Dean Myers. From left, Phyllis Reynolds Naylor, Bloomsbury Publishing Director Melanie Cecka, Diane Les Becquets, and Susanna celebrate at a dinner following the awards ceremony.

1/28 Kindling Words Caravan
Children's Book Author Tour
Booksigning, 2-3 pm
Flying Pig Bookstore
5247 Shelburne Road
Shelburne, VT 05482
(802) 985-3999

1/25 Kindling Words Caravan
Children's Book Author Tour
Booksigning, 3:30 - 4:30 pm
The Book Rack and Children's Pages
21 Essex Way
Essex, VT
(802) 872-2627

2006

12/2 Booksigning, 11:30 am - 2 pm
Galapagos Books
22 A Main Street
Hastings-on-Hudson, NY
(914) 478-2501

11/18 Booksigning, 4 pm
Immediately following the 2 pm Family Matinee Performance by the Limón Dance Company
Joyce Theater
175 Eighth Avenue at 19th Street
New York, NY
(212) 691-9740
www.joyce.org
www.limon.org

11/14 Westchester Writes for Kids
9 am

Public librarians join more than fifty children's book authors and illustrators from Westchester County, NY, for breakfast, a group photo, and a talk by Trev Jones, Book Review Editor, School Library Journal.
Hosted by the Westchester Library System, Scarsdale Public Library
50 Olmsted Road
Scarsdale, NY

9/10 Booksigning 12 - 2 pm
Celebrate Children's Book Day
Washington Irving's Sunnyside
West Sunnyside Lane, off Route 9
Tarrytown, NY
(914) 591-8763
www.hudsonvalley.org

9/7 Tomás Rivera Mexican American Children's Book Award Ceremonies
in Houston, TX
Hosted by Texas State University

  • 9-10 am Taped TV interview
  • 11 am-1 pm Award Luncheon, Sylvan Rodriguez Elementary School
  • 1:30-2:30 pm School Presentation with Susanna Reich and Raúl Colón
  • 2-3pm Taped TV interview
  • 5-7 pm Celebration and Booksigning at Houston City Hall

Susanna Reich receives the 2005 Tomas Rivera Award

Susanna received the 2005 Tomás Rivera Mexican American Children's Book Award for José! Born to Dance from Texas State University President Dr. Denise Trauth at Sylvan Rodriguez Elementary School in Houston on September 7.

Susanna Reich and Raul Colon in Houston, TX

Susanna and Raúl Colón signed José! Born to Dance in Houston's historic City Hall. Susanna and Raúl (seated) are pictured here with members of Tomás Rivera's family. A fabulous mariachi band from Houston's performing arts high school entertained guests at the reception.

9/5 Live television interview
with Susanna Reich and Raúl Colón
News12, New York metro area

7/1 Panelist, Limon in Words, 4-5 pm
"PillowTalks"
Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival
358 George Carter Road
Becket, MA 01223
413-243-9919
www.jacobspillow.org

6/3 Launch Party for
Penelope Bailey Takes the Stage
3 pm - 5 pm

Good Yarns
8 Main Street
Hastings-on-Hudson, NY
914-478-0014
Everyone is invited! Wear festive or dramatic attire.

Launch Party for Penelope Bailey Takes the Stage

Book lover Noel McGrory prepares to take the stage at the June 3 launch party for Penelope Bailey Takes the Stage. The colorful festivities included mask making, a dress-up costume box, a reading and signing by the author, and yummy cookies courtesy of Matthew Reich and Tom Cat Bakery.

5/20 Booksigning, 10 am - 11 am
Marshall Cavendish Booth #5630
BEA
The Washington Convention Center
Washington, DC
www.bookexpoamerica.com

4/29 Booksigning, 10 am - 11 am
Simon & Schuster/Dutton Booth #819 in the Children's Area
Los Angeles Times Festival of Books
UCLA Campus
www.latimes.com/extras/festivalofbooks/

4/25 Author/Illustrator Night
Post Road Elementary School
White Plains, NY

3/24 School Visit
Blue Mountain Middle School
Cortlandt, NY

1/26 Kindling Words Caravan Children's Book Author Tour
11 am - 12 noon
Everyone's Books
25 Elliot Street
Brattleboro, VT
(802) 254-8160

12:30 pm - 1: 30 pm
Village Square Books
32 The Square
Bellows Falls, VT
(802) 463-9404

3 pm - 4 pm
Bear Pond Books
77 Main Street
Montpelier, VT
(802) 229-0774

Kindling Words Caravan

Susanna Reich and eleven other children's authors signed books at Village Square Books in Bellows Falls, Vermont in January. Pictured are (back row, from left) Ellen Wittlinger, Jessie Haas, Marguerite (Peg) Davol, Karen Romano Young, Elise Broach, Jeanine Atkins. Middle row: Jane Buchanan, Nancy Castaldo, Lisa Papademetrious, and Susanna Reich. Front row, booksellers Nancy Powers and Mitzi Hakey, Sarah Darer Littman, Kyra Teis.

1/29 Kindling Words Caravan Children's Book Author Tour Part 2
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Flying Pig Children's Books
86 Ferry Road
Charlotte, VT
(802) 425-2600

2005

12/10 Booksigning
11 am - 12 noon

Galapagos Books
22 A Main St.
Hastings-on-Hudson, NY
(914) 478-2501

12/3 Booksigning
11 am - 2 pm

Dandytales
13 South Ave.
New Canaan, CT
(208) 966-7713

11/12 - Booksigning and Presentation
Connecticut Children's Book Fair
University of Connecticut
Storrs, CT
(800) 873-2348
http://bookfair.uconn.edu/

10/22 - 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Family Event with reading of José! Born to Dance in Spanish

Talleres Educativos para la Familia en Español: El Primer Contacto con el Arte
By registration; call 212-650-2833
Uris Center for Education, ground floor
Metropolitan Museum of Art
1000 Fifth Avenue at 82nd Street
New York, New York
(212) 535-7710
www.metmuseum.org

9/25 - Booksigning, 10 am - 12 noon
Celebrate Children's Book Day
Washington Irving's Sunnyside
West Sunnyside Lane, off Route 9
Tarrytown, NY
(914) 591-8763
www.hudsonvalley.org

9/18 - Booksigning, 1 pm - 2 pm
Boats, Books, & Brushes Festival
Waterfront Park
New London, CT
(888) 766-2228
www.boatsbooksandbrushes.com

9/10 - Talk and Booksigning, 11 am - 12 noon
Borders Books & Music
Garden State Plaza
Paramus, NJ
(201) 712-1166

8/20 - Talk and Booksigning, 2 pm - 3 pm
Borders Books & Music
60 S. Broadway
White Plains, NY
(914) 949-5452

8/13 - Talk and Booksigning, 11 am - 12 noon
National Museum of Dance
99 South Broadway
Saratoga Springs, NY
(518) 584-2225
www.dancemuseum.org

Susanna at the National Museum of Dance in Saratoga Springs, NY

Susanna signs Jose! Born to Dance for Nancy and Lucie Castaldo at the National Museum of Dance in Saratoga Springs, NY

8/2 - Booksigning, 11 am - 1 pm
Yellow Umbrella Books
501 Main Street
Chatham, MA
(508) 945-0144

July 28-31 - "Professional Connections" workshop
Children's Literature Institute, Simmons College
399 The Fenway
Boston, MA
(617) 521-2540

Click here to email Susanna Reich about scheduling an author appearance.

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