Speaking Engagements & Readings

Upcoming

Session: “Writing to Immortals”
C. S. Lewis Writer’s Conference
co-hosted by The C. S. Lewis Foundation & Cultivating Oaks Press
May 2-4, 2024 || Colorado Springs, CO

“Keepers of Lost Moments and Places: Living Homeward in Time”
The Wangerin Lecture Series
hosted by the Rabbit Room
July 16, 2024 || North Wind Manor, TN

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Past

The Anselm Society’s Narnia Christmastide Party 2023
A short story in two parts

This Homeward Ache book signing 
Glen Eyrie Bookstore
Oct. 27, 2023

Hutchmoot 2023
Afternoon session with Gracy Olmstead:
“Between Eden and Eternity: Place-keeping for the Kingdom”

Storymoot 2023
“Finding the Story in You”
Anselm Society digital session

2023 Refine {the retreat}
“Nothing is Wasted
Teaching workshop

Hutchmoot 2022
“Wild Things and Rabbits in the Room”
Panel conversation with Leslie Bustard and other authors from Wild Things

2021 Imagination Redeemed Conference
“Gardening and God’s Story”
Breakout session: panel conversation

2020 Rocky Mountain Artists’ Retreat
“Linking Lights: A Portrait of Artists in Conversation”
Recorded session

2020 Imagination Redeemed Conference
“From Rohan to Rivendell: Creating Art in the Time of War”
Recorded talk and live speaker Q&A

2019 Anselm Society “Christmas in Narnia”
“A Christmas Tradition of the Old Woodlands”
Short story reading

2019 Rocky Mountain Artists’ Retreat
“Forsaking the Second Writer”
Afternoon session and speaker Q&A panel

2019 (at our church): “Heaven” series
Short story reading: “The Ferryman”
Essay reading: “On Yearning”

2019 Circe Institute Kindred Women’s Conference, West
“Old Enough for Fairy-Stories Again”
Afternoon session

2018 Imagination Redeemed Conference
“Signposts of Joy: Making Art Out of Our Longing for Home”
Afternoon session

2017 Anselm Society “Storytelling” Pub Night
“A Toast of Soprilias”
Short story reading

2016 Anselm Society “Artists at Play” Pub Night
“At Play in a Broken World”
Essay reading