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Events

Upcoming events

6/27/2024: Author Showcase at Jacksonville Senior Center, Phoenix, MD

I am excited to announce that I will be participating in an Author Showcase at the Jacksonville Senior Center located at 3605 Sweet Air Rd, Phoenix, MD 21131. There will be a short talk and reading by each author. The event is open to the public.

 

7/6/2024: Meet & Greet at Carroll County Farmers Market, Westminster, MD

I am looking forward to meeting and greeting folks on Saturday, July 7th at the Carroll County Farmers Market at 706 Agricultural Center Dr, Westminster, MD 21157. Look for my table to say hello, purchase a copy of That Summer She Found Her Voice, or get your copy signed. The event is open to the public.

 

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8/4/2024: Book Signing event at Book Love Bookstore, Plymouth, MA

I am thrilled to announce that I will be signing books at Book Love Bookstore in Plymouth, MA from 1pm - 3pm on Sun. August 4, 2024. Books will be available for purchase and signing. The event is open to the public and will be held in conjunction with a Beer Garden event - drink beer and buy books!

 

8/22/2024: Author Talk and Book Signing at Rudolph Girls Bookstore, Westminster, MD

I am thrilled to announce that jazz musician Henry Reiff and I will be in discussion about "The Music Behind That Summer She Found Her Voice: A Retro Novel" at Rudolph Girls Bookstore on Thursday, August 22, 2024. Rudolph Girls Bookstore is located at 19 Liberty St Ste 3, Westminster, MD 21157. Books will be available for purchase and signing. The event is open to the public.

 

9/18/2024: [Rescheduled from 5/15/2024] Presentation at Maryland Writers' Association Annapolis Chapter Meeting, Annapolis, MD

I am excited to announce that I will be presenting a workshop for the Annapolis Chapter of the Maryland Writers' Association on September 18, 2024. My topic is "Five Theatre Techniques That May Enhance Your Fiction Writing." Stay tuned for confirmation of location and time. Guests are welcome to attend. For more info contact annapolispresident@marylandwriters.org.

 

9/21/2024: Presentation at Maryland Writers' Association Frederick Chapter Meeting, Frederick, MD

I am excited to announce that I will be presenting a workshop for the Frederick Chapter of the Maryland Writers' Association on September 21, 2024 at 1pm. My topic is "A Road to Traditional Fiction & Nonfiction Publishing: One Author's Journey." Stay tuned for additional details.

 

 

Recurring monthly: Teen Writing Club, Maryland Writers Association, Westminster, MD (Club meets the 3rd Saturday of the month at the Westminster Branch of the Carroll County Public Library)

I am proud to facilitate this group of Carroll County teens in a monthly Teen Writing Club, where we journal, discuss writing issues, practice writing craft, and share our work. If you know a teenager interested in writing and would like more information, contact me at jean@jeanburgessauthor.com.

 

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Recent past events:

6/25/2024: Author Talk and Book Signing at Carroll Lutheran Village, Westminster, MD

 

6/5/2024: Author Talk and Book Signing at Willoughby Library, Willoughby, OH

 

6/8/2024: Author Talk and Book Signing at Mac's Backs Books at Coventry, Cleveland Hts, OH

 

6/1/2024: Book Signing/Retro Day Event at Vintage Trading Post, Easton, MD

5/11/2024: Book Signing Event at Bloomin ArtFest, Reisterstown, MD

 

4/25/2024: Author Talk and Book Signing at Dorchester County Historical Society, Cambridge, MD

 

4/29/2024: Author Talk and Book Signing at Cross Keys Village, New Oxford, PA

 

4/16/2024: Launch Party and Book Signing at Exploration Commons, Westminster, MD

 

1/31/2024: Presentation at Cross Keys Village, New Oxford, PA

 

1/18/2024: Presentation at Maryland Writers' Association Howard Chapter, Howard County, MD

 

11/15/2023: Presentation at Maryland Writers' Association Charles Chapter, Charles County, MD

 

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11/1/2023: Awards ceremony/Nominee Light of Carroll/Carroll County Public Library, Finksburg, MD

 

10/14/2023: Presentation at Maryland Writers' Assn Brain to Bookshelf Conference, Baltimore, MD

 

 

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7/8/2023: Presentation at Carroll Chapter of Maryland Writers Association, Finksburg, Maryland

 

3/4/2023: Presentation at Eastern Shore Writers Assn Bay to Ocean Writer's Conference, Wye Mills, MD

 

 

Availability:

I'm available for author talks, presentations, and writing workshops for book clubs, organizations, schools, and senior centers. Please feel free to use the form on the Contact Page to initiate your request.