Events and Author Visits

Now booking author visits for the 2023-2024 school year!

Sample Author Visit

  • Chapter Reading from Fortuna Finds a Family or Mario and The Stones
  • Discussion about character traits, theme vs main idea (tailored to audience grade level)
  • Imagination Experiment to practice writing a hook
  • Q and A
  • Age-appropriate writing tips
  • Distribution of pre-ordered signed copies of Mario and The Stones and Fortuna Finds a Family (in-person visits only)

I’ve only heard amazing feedback from the teachers. I love how engaged the students are with your books and presentation.”

Heidi Robinson, 2nd-grade teacher at Charlottesville Catholic School

Katy brings stuffed animal, Fortuna, and many Italian props

Every student receives a Luna and Fortuna bookmark

Katy virtually visits 2nd-grade classes at Meriweather Lewis Elementary School (her alma mater) in Ivy Virginia