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September 21, 2023, 6 p.m.

Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute

at Hunter College

 In person & Zoom; RSVP here

47-49 East 65th Street, NYC

In conversation with Blanche Wiesen Cook, historian and Eleanor Roosevelt biographer

Roosevelt Reading Festival, June 24, 2023

It was quite a crowd of Eleanor fans at the FDR Library's annual reading festival.

C-SPAN was on the scene recording the event. Click here to view.

Thursday, October 12, 2023, 7 p.m.

Dutchess Community College

The James and Betty Hall Theatre, Dutchess Hall

Poughkeepsie, NY

Endowed Roosevelt Lecture Series

The Little Point Bookshop, May 13, 2023

I had a fun, lively discussion  with Kelly Coyle Crivelli, the owner of the Little Point Bookshop in Point Pleasant Beach, NJ, about THE FIRST LADY OF WORLD WAR II. Click here to view on YouTube.

Sunday, November 12, 2023, 4:30 p.m.

CRAFT: Authors in Conversation with

Denise Kiernan

Little Jumbo, 214 Broadway St., Asheville, NC

With Malaprop's Bookstore

Wednesday, November 15, 2023

National Museum of the Pacific War

Virtual event.

Click here to register.

The Roosevelt Story: Conversations,

March 16, 2023

In honor of Women's History Month, I discussed Eleanor Roosevelt's journey to the Pacific theater with William Harris, Director of the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum. Click here to view on YouTube.

Friday, March 1, 2024, 8:45 - 10 a.m.

National WWII Museum

945 Magazine Street, New Orleans, LA

Women's History Symposia with Christopher C. Gorham, author of The Confidante.

CRAFT: Authors in Conversation with 

Denise Kiernan

I joined Denise Kiernan, the author of The Girls of Atomic City, The Last Castle, and We Gather Together, on October 21, 2020, for some armchair adventuring and travel talk. During the chat, which was part of Denise’s web series, CRAFT: Authors in Conversation, we discussed writing while on the road, the most atmospheric literary locale, selling nearly all of your belongings to travel full-time, and much more, including the subject of my next book, Eleanor Roosevelt, and her incredible World War II-era journey. The conversation can be viewed here.

Saturday, March 16, 2024

Friends of the National WWII Memorial

Monthly Virtual Conference Series

Registration link and details to come.

Thursday, January 18, 2024, 6 p.m.

The White House Historical Association

History Happy Hour

Virtual event

Registration link to come.

March 21, 2024, 2 p.m.

Rancho Mirage Writers Festival / Writers Series

Rancho Mirage Library and Observatory 

71-100 Highway 111, Rancho Mirage, CA


Wednesday, July 19 at 7:00 p.m.

Bryant Park Reading Room

42nd Street bet. Fifth & Sixth Avenues, NYC

Author talk followed by a Q&A

In partnership with the New-York Historical


Saturday, June 24 at 1 p.m.

Roosevelt Reading Festival, Hyde Park, NY

Hosted by the Franklin D. Roosevelt 

Presidential Library and Museum

Wednesday, May 31 at 7 p.m.

Main Point Books, Wayne, NJ

C0-hosted by Radnor Memorial Library

Author talk and Q&A. Watch it here.

Wednesday, May 24 at 7 p.m.

Hingham Public Library, Hingham, MA

In conversation with Mary Anne Donaldson

Co-sponsored by Buttonwood Books & Toys

Saturday, May 13

Little Point Bookshop, Point Peasant Beach, NJ

In conversation with bookshop owner

Kelly Coyle Crivelli. Watch it here.

Tuesday, May 9

Barnes & Noble Tribeca, NYC

In conversation with David Michaelis,

the author of Eleanor

Wednesday, May 3

Browseabout Books & Lewes Public Library

Virtual event / In conversation with

Paul Sparrow, former director of the

FDR Presidential Library and Museum

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