Third Street Books on Third Friday

Third Street Books McMinnville, OR 320 NE Third Street, McMinnville, OR, United States

Stop by Third Street Books to chat with children's author Gretchen Brandenburg McLellan and author/illustrator Catherine Lazar Odell about their books, their process and what they have to share with you and your children. They'll be signing books too!  Then Read More ...

Benton County Fair & Rodeo

Benton County Fairgrounds 110 SW 53rd St., Corvallis, OR, United States

Come join me at the Benton County Fair at the Storytelling Stage for some story fun! I'll be on the stage from 2:30-3:00 and signing books with author friends until 5:00.

Dinner in White on the Columbia

Port of Camas/Washougal Marina Park 24 S A Street, Washougal, WA

                                              I'll be the 2019 featured author at The Dinner in White on the Columbia. This outdoor event Read More ...

Words and Pictures Festival

Cascade Park Public Library Vancouver, WA Vancouver, WA, United States

11 AM - Family Storytime with guest authors, featuring Gretchen McLellan, Sheela Preuitt, Jody Little, Laurel Gale, and Susie Slanina
1 PM - Panel: Paths to Publication - Traditional Publishing - Heidi Mason, Stephanie Feldstein, Laurel Gale, Gretchen McLellan, Sheela Preuitt

SCBWI Knights of the Roundtable Zoom Picture-book Critiques

The Oregon chapter of SCBWI is hosting it's first Round Table Critique sessions via ZOOM. Hannah Holt, Stephanie Shaw, Ruth Musgrave, Dawn Prochovnic and I will be mentors. Thanks to SCBWI-OR for this event!

Words and Pictures Festival

Join me for an online celebration of books, including virtual panel discussion, author talks, readings and workshops. I'll be reading from my latest picture book, NO PARTY POOPERS! and introducing a downloadable craft and writing ideas at 10:00 PST. I'll Read More ...


  Girl Power Hour--live reading at 12:30 EST, 9:30 PST What is Girl Power Hour? Girl Power Hour is the celebration by the kidlit community of the International Day of the Girl. On October 11th, each year, kidlit creatives come together Read More ...