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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

kalehman@ptd.net.

SPEAKING TOPICS

Sherry Knowlton has done a wide range of public speaking, including bookstore and library talks, panel and workshop presentations at literary conferences such as International Thriller Writers, Bouchercon, Malice Domestic, and PennWriters.  She has also been invited to be the key note speaker at community group events including historical societies, chambers of commerce, travel agency events, and more. Before retiring from a career in state government and private health insurance, public speaking was a core part of Knowlton's job. She routinely testified at public and legislative hearings, spoke to stakeholder and community groups large and small, and delivered keynote addresses and other presentations at conferences.

To get in touch with Sherry for your next event, you can contact her directly using the contact page or email Kim Lehman at kalehman@ptd.net.

  • 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

  • STORIES FROM THE ROAD: THE JOYS OF TRAVEL

  • CREATING SUSPENSE WITH A LOCAL TWIST