Appearances

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Book Tour for Before We Were Yours (Fall, 2017)

“Tour planned by Magic Time Literary Publicity”

August 29, 2017. 6:00 to 7:30. “Where Are the Children? Secrets of the Tennessee Children’s Home Society.” Wingate introduces her new book, Before We Were Yours. Location: Milton Library, 855 Mayfield Road, Milton, GA. Booktable and signing. Bookseller is Bookmiser, 4651 Sandy Plains Rd, Roswell. FMI and to order autographed books contact Annell Gerson, 770.993.1555. Milton, GA.

August 30, 11:30 mix & mingle, 12 to 1 lunch & discussion. “Where Are the Children? Secrets of the Tennessee Children’s Home Society.” Wingate introduces her new book, Before We Were Yours at a fried chicken luncheon. Elberton County Library, 345 Heard St, Booktable & Signing to follow. FMI Jan Burroughs, jburroughs@elbertcountypl.org). 706.283.5375. Avid Bookshop, (two locations in Athens, GA) is the bookseller. Elberton, GA

August 31, 10:30 registration & coffee, 11:00 presentation, luncheon following. “Where Are the Children? Secrets of the Tennessee Children’s Home Society.” Wingate introduces her new book, Before We Were Yours at a Sky Valley Literary Luncheon, 568 Sky Valley Way #1. FMI Betty, 706-746-5416 or706-746-2204 , bettylakelanier@aol.com. Sky Valley, GA.

September 1, 12:00. “Where Are the Children? Secrets of the Tennessee Children’s Home Society.” Lisa Wingate will introduce her recent release, Before We Were Yours, at a Books & Bites, light luncheon (by Friends of the Library) at the Macon County Public Library, 149 Siler Farm Road, Booktable by Books Unlimited, and booksigning to follow the talk. FMI 828.488.2382. Franklin, NC.

September 3, 2017, 2:30. The Lasting Impact of Family. Lisa Wingate and Stacia Pelletier discuss the topic and relate their new releases at the Decatur Book Festival. Location: Decatur City Hall, presented by City of Decatur.  Booksigning for Before We Were Yours. Decatur, GA.

September 5, 7 PM. Lisa discusses Before We Were Yours with a gathering of Book Clubs. Location: Waterford Pointe Clubhouse 210 Amenity Way (the house beside the clubhouse parking area). Desserts and beverages served. Booktable and signing. Sponsored by The Pointers Book Club of Lake Keowee.. FMI Janice (H.864.882.5997, C 864.710.6330. Fiction Addiction bookstore in Greenville is supplying books for the event (864.675.0540.) Seneca, SC.

September 6, 6 PM. Book club meeting. Members only.  Greenville, SC.

September 7, 12:00.  Wingate is the Featured Speaker for Scott Heath’s Wells Fargo clients luncheon. Location: Piedmont Club, 361 Main St. Booktable & Signing to follow. Contact Scott Heath,864-591-8727, scott.heath@wellsfargoadvisors.com Spartanburg, SC.

September 8, 12:30. Wingate is the keynote speaker for a fundraiser luncheon for C.A.S.T. (Care, Accept, Share, Teach), at the Country Club of Spartanburg, 2500 Country Club Road. Even is for the club membership. 864-431-1367 Spartanburg, SC.

September 9, 2017, 11:15 to 12:00. Bookmarks Book Festival in downtown Winston-Salem. Lisa joins Patti Callahan Henry and Kathleen Grissom in a discussion of Southern Fiction, including their recent releases. Booksigning for Before We Were Yours. Location: Milton Rhodes Center for the Arts, 251 N Spruce Street first floor. Free event. FMI http://www.bookmarksnc.org/festival-2017#ScheduleWeekend Winston-Salem, NC.

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LATE FALL EVENTS

September 22, 1 PM.  At 1PM Lisa introduces Before We Were Yours at the West Texas Book Festival. Booksigning at 1:30. At 2 PM presenting a workshop on Writing your Family Stories Abilene Public Library 202 W. Cedar Street in the library auditorium. Abilene, TX.

October 5. Before we Were Yours is the Citywide read for Panama City, Fl. Details of appearance pending. Panama City, FL.

November 9, 2017 Random House Open House on November 9 in New York City. Details pending. New York, NY.

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Appearances, 2018

January 11-14, 2018.  Lisa will discuss Before We Were Yours at this annual conference for the Pulpwood Queens Book Clubs. All book clubs welcome to join and attend. Location:  It is always fun and an opportunity to meet many authors and others who love books. Location: Stephen F. Austin State University. Details pending.  Nacogdoches, Texas.

March 10 & 11. Lisa will be a featured speaker at Tucson Festival of Books. Presentation times and signing times to be determined. http://www.tucsonfestivalofbooks. org. Tucson, AZ.

Check back. Other events pending and details will be added when known.