Kathi Baron
EVENTS: Where You'll Find Me
                and Where I've Been 

Where I'll Be 2019:

Fall 2019--Date TBD--Closing Speaker: "Reflections on Writing SHATTERED and about Mental Health"--Mental Health America of the North Shore Teen Essay Contest Award Ceremony

February 2019-Judge for 2019 Mental Health America of the North Shore's 2019 Teen Essay Contest on Self Love 

Where I've been 2018:
February 2018-Judge for 2018 Mental Health America of the North Shore's 2018 Teen Essay Contest on Self Confidence

Where I've been 2017: 
Fall 2017-SCBWI Illinois Annual PrairieWriter's and Illustrators Conference

Where I've been 2016:

3-18--3-20-16--Novel Writing Retreat; Critique and Reading--Vermont College of Fine Arts, Montpelier, VT

4-8-16--Northern Illinois Big 12 Literary Festival; Writing Workshops for High School Students; Short Fiction Judge--Morris Community High School, Morris, IL

Where I've Been 2014:
4-11-14--Northern Illinois Big 12 Literary Festival; Book Sale; Writing Workshops for High School Students; Short Fiction Judge--Yorkville High School, Yorkville, IL

11-16-14--SCBWI Prairie Writer's and Illustrator's Day--Harper College--Palatine, IL

Where I've Been 2013: 

1-30-13--Lincoln Elementary School Author Visit with Third Graders--Oak Park, IL

7-12-13 to 7-14-13--Vermont College of Fine Arts Alumni Mini-Residency--Montpelier, VT

9-28-13--Zion Benton Library--Teen Writing Workshop--Zion, IL

Where I've Been 2012:
2-29-12--Vermont College of Fine Arts--Reading from Shattered--Essex Inn, Chicago, IL

3-6-12--Youth Conference-Dominican University--Break-out Session: "Depression and other Teen Mental Health Issues"--River Forest, IL

3-14-12--Psychology Club-Discussion of Shattered & "Writing Psychological"--Oak Park & River Forest High School, Oak Park, IL

3-16-12--Illinois Reading Council--Illinois Author/Illustrator Luncheon & Autograph Session--Abraham Lincoln Hotel, Springfield, IL

6-10-12--Printers Row Lit Fest 2012--12-2 PM--Author Signing at SCBWI Booth/Tent S

7-11-12--Kids' College Writing Academy--Writing Workshop--10:30-3:30--Elgin Community College, Elgin, IL

11-16-12--National Council of Teachers of English Annual Convention--Presentation: "An Author's Toolkit: Techniques from the Pros" with Authors Angela Morrison and Nancy Bo Flood--12:30-1:45--Las Vegas, Nevada

Where I've Been 2011:

2-19-11--Anderson's 9th Annual Children's Literature Breakfast--The Abbington, Glen Ellyn, IL

3-11-11--31st Annual Children's Literature Conference--Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL

3-19-11--Author Visit with Mother-Daughter Book Club--Skype with Moms & Teens in Cleveland Heights, OH

4-16-11--River Forest School District Young Author's Conference-River Forest, IL

5-9-11--Radio Interview on "What's It Called" Show--www.homegrownradionj.com

5-11-11--Columbia Secondary School--Author Visit--NY, NY

5-12-11--Shongum School-Author Visit--Randolph, NJ

5-14-11-Cranford Public Library--Teen Writing Workshop--Cranford, NJ

6-29-11--Teen Writing Academy--Writing Workshop--Elgin Community College, Elgin, IL

9-10-11--Aurora Public Library Local Author Fair-1-4 PM--Aurora Public Library--555 Eola Rd., Aurora, IL--www.aurorapubliclibrary.org 

9-17-11--SCBWI Authors and Local Librarians Mix and Mingle at NLU--10AM-noon--National Louis University, Center for Teaching Through Children's Books--Skokie, IL 

10-21-11--Westchester Middle School--Author Visit--Westchester Middle School--Westchester, IL 


Follow the Tour!

June 10
Book Spotlight at Much Loved Books

June 11
Guest Post and Book Spotlight at Moonlight Gleam

June 12
Interview and Review at A Diary of a Book Addict

June 13
Book Spotlight at Unputdownable Books 

June 14
Feature and Guest Post at Delphina Reads Too Much

June 15
Review at Hopeless Bibliophile 

June 16
Book Spotlight at Every Free Chance Reading 

June 17
Interview and Giveaway at Word Spelunking

June 18
Book Spotlight at My Fiction Nook 

Review at Stuck Between the Pages

Review at Books, Thoughts and a Few Adventures

June 25
Guest Post at Now is Gone

June 27
Review at The Kari Annalysis 

June 28 & 29
Guest Post and Review at Therian

July 1
Review and Interview at J Bronder Book Review 

2009~2012 Blog Tour:

"Interview with Young Adult Author Kathi Baron"

Shattered is Featured on Beth Fehlbaum's site--
"Presenting Kathi Baron's Lyrical Prose Novel,

www.violinandbooks.wordpress.com--"Interview with Kathi Baron, author of Shattered"

"Learned "Resilience Unbound--Meet Children's Author Kathi Baron"

"New Voice: Kathi Baron on Shattered"

www.stephaniekuehnert.blogspot.com--"Women Who Rock Wednesday: Kathi Baron!"

"Guest Dish: Chocolate Chip Cookie as Healer" 

Where I've Been 2010

2-11-10--SCBWI-IL/Oak Park, IL--Writing Workshop on "Yearning"

3-26-10--Orrville High School, Orrville, Ohio--Author Visit

4-14-10--Trinity Lutheran School, Tinley Park, IL--Author Visit

4-17-10--Oak Park, Il--Library Local Author Book Fair

5-5-10--Kennedy Junior High School, Lisle, IL--Author Visit

6-3-10--WBEZ Radio Interview

6-5-10--Borders, Oak Park, IL--Book Signing

6-19-10--Wisconsin Festival of Books, Waukesha, Wi--panel presentation and signing 

6-26-10--Orrville High School Reunion--Book Sale/Signing--Orrville, OH

7-14-10--Barnes & Noble Principal Breakfast--Presentation & Signing--Oak Brook, IL

10-23-10--Oak Park, IL--Young Author's Conference

10-30-10--Illinois School Library Media Association Conference--Booktalk/signing--St. Charles, IL

Where I've been 2009:

7-11-09--American Library Association Conference--Chicago, IL---Book Giveaway & Signing

9-13-09--57th St. Children's Book Fair, Chicago, IL--SCBWI Booth/signing

10-10-09--Magic Tree Bookstore, Oak Park, IL--Book Launch for Shattered

10-24-09--Oak Park Young Author's Conference--Oak Park, IL

12-4-09--Trinity High School, River Forest, IL--Author Visit; Young Chicago Authors Holiday Book Bash, Chicago, IL--book sale and signing

Kathi, at the Westside Books booth, signing advance copies of SHATTERED at the American Library Association's annual Conference in Chicago, July 2009.
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