Festival of Books in the Alleghenies

Veterans Park & Ebensburg Cambria Public Library (PA) 225 West Highland Ave., Ebensburg

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CHANGED TO A VIRTUAL FESTIVAL WITH AUTHOR TALKS ON CONSECUTIVE WEDNESDAY EVENINGS THROUGHOUT THE SUMMER AND EARLY FALL. 45 plus authors! I will be one of them, sitting 'neath a tent, selling and signing my books. Festival of Books in the Alleghenies is a celebration of books hosted annually in a […]


Seminar Speaker at Kentucky Gateway Museum Center

Kentucky Gateway Museum Center 215 Sutton St., Maysville

THIS EVENT TO BE RESCHEDULED DUE TO COVID-19. NEW DATE PENDING in 2021. I will be speaking on the Civil War in Kentucky and the method in which I research and write my historical fiction books. At the conclusion of the presentation, a book signing will be held. While you're here, check out what the […]


Ripley, Ohio, Author Talk

Ripley Library 27 Main St., Ripley

THIS EVENT IS BEING RESCHEDULED IN 2021 DUE TO THE CORONA VIRUS OUTBREAK.   This one is long-awaited. Ripley has featured prominently in two of the three books I have published to date:  Jesse: 53rd Kentucky and Cousins at War. I've conducted much on-site research in Ripley and grown to know the library director, Alison Gibson. So I […]


Pittsburgh Book Festival (CANCELLED)

West Park / North Side Pittsburgh

HOORAY! A festival in my own backyard. Goal:  To unite those who love reading, people who have a passion for writing and those who are looking to find the right book for themselves or as a gift. I will be one of those with the "passion" who will be selling and signing my books. Henry: […]


Falmouth, Kentucky, Chat

Pendleton County Public Library 801 Robbins Ave., Falmouth

The Pendleton County Public Library has invited me to speak about the War in Kentucky and my two related books, "Cousins at War" and "Jesse: 53rd Kentucky". This is particularly meaningful to me. Pendleton County houses the E.E. Barton Collection, an archive of family stories and genealogical memory. E.E. Barton, an attorney, interviewed all the […]


Speaker at Beauvoir Lecture Series

Beauvoir, Jefferson Davis Home & Presidential Library 2244 Beach Blvd., Biloxi

CANCELLED DUE TO CORONAVIRUS NEW DATE PENDING I have been invited to speak in Biloxi, Mississippi. What an honor it will be to travel to the Deep South and network with folks who do the same thing I do--whether they be history buffs, academics, or members of the reading public. We all honor those men […]


Second Saturday Speaker at the Carnegie in Carnegie — An ONLINE Presentation — Facebook Live and Zoom

Carnegie Free Library and Music Hall 300 Beechwood Ave., Carnegie

IT IS FINALLY HERE!  JOIN ME. JANUARY 9. 1:00 PM I am honored and humbled to be chosen as a featured speaker in the on-going Second Saturday Civil War Speaker Series held at the Carnegie Library in Carnegie, PA. The Civil War book collection at the library is one of the best anywhere. An entire […]


2021 Festival of Books in the Alleghenies

Veterans Park & Ebensburg Cambria Public Library (PA) 225 West Highland Ave., Ebensburg

I'll be signing and selling books outside under the tents at this wonderful Central Pennsylvania Festival. Last year I presented via Zoom. This year, it will be back to masked-normal, meeting and greeting people in the flesh and not on screen. I will be reading from my work at the Main Stage at 12:45 PM. […]


Fleming County Public Library 2021 Book Fair (KY)

Fleming County Public Library 202 Bypass Blvd., Flemingsburg

  Finally, we (my books, a helper, and I) are coming to Fleming County where some of the action in "Cousins at War" took place. Can anyone show me the Triplett Bridge? Is it still standing? Our visit has been delayed and cancelled due to COVID. This time I hope to meet and greet the […]