The Princes Charming Take Portland!

The Princes Charming take Portland, Oregon this weekend!

First there’s this:”Christopher Healy–author of The Hero’s Guide to Saving Your Kingdom–is coming to Green Bean Books on October 13th at 2 PM! He’ll read from and talk about his book and we’ll be raffling off a “Hero’s Guide to Portland” gift basket w. gift cards and merchandise from local Alberta Street stores!!!”

And then on Sunday, it’s Wordstock Festival time!

Meet Christopher Healy and John Stephens (The Emerald Atlas)
Sunday, October 14th 2:00-3:00pm
KinderCare Children’s Stage
Oregon Convention Center, Exhibit Hall D, Left Stage
Followed by a Book Signing


Fractured Fairy Tale Panel
Christopher Healy and Jackson Pearce (Sisters Red) discuss how classic fairy tales have influenced their novels, and explore the different ways to approach a modernized fairy tale.
Sunday, October 14th 4:30 – 5:00pm
KinderCare Children’s Stage
Oregon Convention Center, Exhibit Hall D, Left Stage
Followed by a Book Signing

Upcoming Events!

I’ll be in Portland, Oregon, on Saturday, 10/13, for a reading and Q&A at Green Bean Bookstore (1600 NE Alberta Street, Portland, OR  97211).

Then find me the next day, Sunday, 10/14, at Portland’s WORDSTOCK FESTIVAL. I’ll be doing a presentation and signing with “Emerald Atlas” author, John Stephens, at 2PM, then taking part in a “Fractured Fairy Tales” panel discussion with “Fathomless” author, Jackson Pearce at 4:30PM.

The following week, I’ll be traveling with “Gravediggers” author, Christopher Krovatin, and all-around classic kid-lit guy, Jon Scieszka, on HarperCollins’s “Class Acts” tour. We’ll be appearing at schools from 10/16–10/18 (Full schedule soon to come), with a bookstore event on Tuesday, 10/16 at the Princeton, NJ, Barnes & Noble. at 7PM.

Book Tour Launches This Sunday, May 6th!

This Sunday, May 6th, the Hero’s Guide to Saving Your Kingdom Book Tour begins in my hometown of Maplewood, NJ. Here’s where I’ll be for the rest of the week following:

Sunday, May 6th  – 2:00pm
Words Bookstore
179 Maplewood Ave.
Maplewood, NJ

Monday, May 7th – 7:00pm
Anderson’s Bookshop Downers Grove
5112 Main St.
Downers Grove, IL

Tuesday, May 8th – 4:00pm
Magic Tree Bookstore
141 North Oak Park Ave.
Oak Park, IL

Wednesday, May 9th – 7:00pm
Books & Co. at The Greene
4453 Walnut St.
Dayton, OH

Thursday, May 10th – 7:00pm
Little Shop of Stories  *Children’s Book Week Event with Sarah Pennypacker*
133A East Court Square
Decatur, GA

(Very Early) Book signing at Public Library Assoc. Conference in Philadelphia!

Yes, The Hero’s Guide to Saving Your Kingdom doesn’t come out until May 1st, but library folk looking for an early signed copy can find me at the HarperCollins booth at the Public Library Association Conference at 3:30 on March 14th. The conference will be held at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia.