To book a school author visit in person or via Skype, please visit this page for additional information.

To inquire about booking Heidi for a keynote address, workshop, or panel, please email me. Include the name of your event, city where it takes place, dates, and type of event—keynote, conference presentation, author panel, workshop, etc.

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Upcoming 2017


Friday,  April 7 at 7:00pm

The Book Bin, Salem Oregon
Reading The Day the Puddles Stomped Back, my story in Oregon Reads Aloud, a S.M.A.R.T. anthology

Saturday,  April 8

Speaking and Book Signing at the Oregon Battle of the Books State Tournament

Saturday,  April 29 at 10:30

The Book Bin, Salem Oregon
Indie Bookstore Day, Story Time

Friday,  May 5

School visit to Whitford Middle School, Beaverton, Oregon

Monday,  May 22 at 7:00pm

Annie Bloom’s Books
Panel Event with Patricia Bailey and Janet Johnson

Select Past Events


Wednesday,  March 15

School Visit to Boeckman Creek Elementary, Wilsonville, Oregon

Friday,  March 17

School Visit to Pine Ridge Elementary, Bend, Oregon

Thursday,  March 23

School Visit to Hogan Cedars Elementary, Gresham, Oregon

Friday,  March 24

School Visit to Jacob Wismer Elementary, Beaverton, Oregon
School Visit to Oak Hills Elementary, Beaverton, Oregon


Friday – Saturday, February 12 – 13

South Coast Writers Conference, Gold Beach, Oregon 
Faculty Member
Requires Registration

Saturday, April 30

Cavalcade of Authors West, Tacoma, Washington

Saturday, August 13

Willamette Writers Conference
Recipient: Willamette Writers Up and Coming Award
Registration Required

Tuesday, September 27

Keynote Speaker: UVU Book Academy
Utah Valley University, Orem, Utah
Information/Registration here

Friday, September 30

PNBA Nightcapper Party, 8:30 – 10:00

Saturday, October 1

PNBA Signing for SMART Anthology Oregon Reads Aloud
Graphic Arts Books booth, 11:30 – 12:30

Tuesday, October 25

Beaverton, Oregon School Author Visits

Friday, November 4

8:00 – 9:00 pm
LitCrawl: Portland Story Time with The Children’s Book Bank
McMenamins Ringlers Pub
1332 W Burnside St, Portland, Oregon 

Saturday, November 5

Wordstock Festival, Portland Oregon
12:00 – 12:30
     Storytime: Giraffes Ruin Everything, Signing to follow
3:30 pm – 4:15 pm
     Moderator: Middle Grade: Another World, with Claire Legrand and Susan Hill Long
Tickets Required

Monday, November 7

7:00 pm
In conversation with Claire Legrand

The Book Bin
450 Court Street, Salem, Oregon

Saturday, November 12

7:00 9:00 pm
Youth Fiction Author Event
Barnes & Noble, Eugene, Oregon

Friday, November 18

FoxTale Book Shoppe, Woodstock, Georgia, 6:30pm
A Hero for Every Girl: Four Authors Discuss Powerful Girls, with Claire Legrand, Kat Yeh, and Mackenzi Lee

Friday, November 18 – Saturday, November 19

National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) Fall Conference
Life, Notebook, Fiction: How Authors Use Real-Life Experiences to Spark Fiction (And How Your Students Can, Too!) with Elana K. Arnold, Tim Federle, Rita Williams Garcia, Claire Legrand, Anne Nesbet, and teacher moderator, Kellee Moye
11/19 4:15, Room B214

Friday, 11/18, Disney Booth, 3:00 – 3:30
Saturday, 11/19, Bloomsbury Booth, 3:00 – 3:30

Saturday, November 26

2:00 – 3:30 pm
Honorary Book Seller for Small Business Saturday
Come by and I’ll give you recommendations and/or sign my own books!
Vintage Books, Vancouver, Washington

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