EVENTS & SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS

Sherry attends and speaks at a variety of events from private events for businesses, organizations and conferences to public book festivals, book sales and library events.  To get in touch with Sherry for your next event, you can contact her directly using the contact page or email Kim Lehman at klehman2525@gmail.com.

EVENTS

SPEAKING TOPICS

Sherry Knowlton is available to speak at conferences as a keynote speaker or panelist, and as a presenter in smaller venues including bookstores and libraries.  She can also be an invaluable resource for the media.   

 

Following are examples of the type of topics Sherry can discuss:

 

  • MAKING IT REAL -- THE IMPORTANCE OF RESEARCH, ACCURACY AND FACTS IN FICTION

  • HOW TO ACCURATELY WRITE DIALOGUE, SETTINGS, AND HISTORICAL EVENTS

  • HOW TO TACKLE IMPORTANT SOCIAL ISSUES IN FICTIONAL WRITING

  • REINVENTING YOURSELF AFTER 50 -- CORPORATE EXECUTIVE TURNED SUSPENSE NOVELIST

  • HOW TO IDENTIFY AND UTILIZE YOUR STRENGTHS PERSONALLY AND PROFESSIONALLY

  • THE ESSENCE OF A STRONG FEMALE LEAD

  • INSPIRATIONAL LESSONS FROM AROUND THE GLOBE

  • SOURCES OF WRITING INSPIRATION -- HOW TO GET STARTED AND GET PUBLISHED

  • CREATING SUSPENSE WITH A LOCAL TWIST

 

If you are interested in booking Sherry Knowlton for a speaking engagement, please contact Kim Lehman at klehman2525@gmail.com

 

If you are interested in interviewing Sherry Knowlton, please contact Kim Lehman at klehman2525@gmail.com.

Sherry enjoys speaking on a variety of different topics.

Saturday, December 7, 2019, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Christkindlemarkt Holiday Crafts Bazaar

Join Sherry at the Carlisle Barracks for Christkindlesmarkt Holiday Crafts Bazaar.  She will be selling and signing books for bookworms on your list.  Admission and parking are free and open to the public.

 

U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center

950 Soldiers Drive

Carlisle, PA 17013

717-245-4616

Thursday, October 31, 2019 at 9:30 a.m.

Laying Down the Law Panel at 2019 Bouchercon Convention

Join Sherry at the 2019 Bouchercon Convention in Dallas, Texas.  She will be discussing "Laying Down the Law - The challenges faced in writing legal and political thrillers" with authors Tom Rosenstiel (M), Austin Camacho, Alma Katsu, Michael Nava and Bill Rapp on Thursday, October 21, 2019 at 9:30 a.m.

The World Mystery Convention is a nonprofit, all-volunteer organization which holds an annual convention in honor of Anthony Boucher, the distinguished mystery fiction critic, editor and author.

Bouchercon® is the annual world mystery convention where every year readers, writers, publishers, editors, agents, booksellers and other lovers of crime fiction gather for a 4-day weekend of education, entertainment, and fun!

It is the world’s premier event bringing together all parts of the mystery and crime fiction community, and is pronounced [bough’•chur•con].

 

The first Bouchercon took place in 1970 in Santa Monica, California. Subsequent Bouchercons have been held in many cities across the United States, as well as in Toronto and the UK.

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ATTEND AN UPCOMING EVENT!

 

With the pandemic, it has been difficult to plan in-person events, but I do have some virtual and in-person events on the following dates.  I hope you will attend at least one to help support these independently-owned bookstores.
 

June 12 at 2 p.m. Virtual Book Talk with Hershey Public Library
(FREE / registration required)


June 16 at 5 p.m.  An Evening with Sherry Knowlton 

AAA Central Penn Office | Camp Hill, PA 
This is a FREE event, but registration is required. 
Call for details - (800) 472-7245

June 19 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Bloom Festival | Shippensburg, PA

Author Signing with Sherri Maret and Sherry Knowlton

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