Upcoming events and conferences (school visits are not listed):





October 13, 2016 - January 28, 2017


An exhibit of illustrations, "Travels with Brian Floca," is open at the National Center for Children's Illustrated Literature in Abilene, Texas. You can visit the NCCIL web site here, and follow the museum on Facebook here. (Below, from the show: original cover art and alternate cover art for Locomotive.)



Friday, February 10, 2017


SCBWI 18th Annual Winter Conference, New York City, 2:45-3:45 PM. I’ll appear on a panel, "Finding Peer Support: Building and Maintaining Your Network," with authors/Illustrators Lisa Anchin, Peter Brown, and Debbie Ohi. Our moderator will be author/illustrator Pat Cummings. Details here.


March 3-4, 2017


Charlotte S. Huck Children’s Literature Festival, Redlands, California.


Saturday, March 25, 2017 UPDATE: This event has had to be postponed. Apologies for any inconvenience. Please check back for rescheduling information.


March, 2017, will be the tenth anniversary of the publication of Lightship. In honor of, I'll be giving a presentation on the book at the South Street Seaport Museum, home to the boat that inspired the book.


Sunday, March 26, 2017


A launch event for Princess Cora and the Crocodile! 11:00 AM at Community Bookstore in Brooklyn. Details here.


Saturday, May 13, 2017


I'll be presenting Princess Cora and the Crocodile, by Laura Amy Schlitz, illustrations by me, at Brooklyn's two Greenlight Bookstores. First presentation will be at the Fort Greene store at 11:30 AM, the second at the Prospect Lefferts Gardens at 1:30 PM. Come to the first to ask me about my breakfast. Come to the second to ask me about my lunch.