October 3, 2019 ,11AM to 3., Author Luncheon with Lisa Wingate for Ocean City Library. Meet and Greet/Booksigning 11 to 12, Luncheon 12 to 1, Before We Were Yours Booktalk 1:30 to 2:30  followed by Q & A. Location of event: The Flanders Hotel, 719 East 11th Street .FMI contact the library. Ocean City, NJ.


October 15, 2019. Wingate joins A-List authors at Read for the Cure in Ottawa, CA.  Sponsored by Penguin Random House Canada. This event celebrates the 13th year of author events to support cancer research.  Location Ottawa Marriott Hotel, 100 Kent St. Attendees receive authors’ most recent book, wine, refreshments, and an evening of extraordinary talks by the writers. Each author speaks for 10-15 minutes followed by a moderated conversation and then a short Q&A period. Tickets are $120 and 100% goes to The Cancer Research Society. For Tickets:…/read-for-the-cure-autho…/9395005…   Ottawa, ON, CA


October 22, 2019, 7 to 8 PM. Before and After Booktalk at Half Price Books. Location: 5803 East Northwest Hwy, Q and A and Booksigning to follow. Free. Reservation required. Link:  Dallas, TX.


October 24, 2019. October. 11:30 to 2. Luncheon for Read Across McKinney with author discussion of Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate. Sponsored by Friends of the McKinney Library. Booktable by McKinney Half-Price Books and  Booksigning. Location to be determined. FMI check the library website. McKinney, TX.


October 25 &26, 2019, 3 to 5 PM both days. Before and After Booktalk by coauthors Lisa Wingate and Judy Christie. Booktalk, Q & A, Booksales by Novel Memphis Bookstore, Booksigning. 25th is at Kirby Pines Retirement Community in the auditorium. 26th is at Benjamin Hooks Library. Some adoptees and family members will be attending. Public welcome. FMI Memphis, TN.


October 27, 2019. 1 PM, Tea with Sheffield Library. Before and After booktalk with authors Lisa Wingate and Judy Christie and special guest Sallie Brannon, a TCHS adoptee. Location: Clarion Inn in Sheffield, Al. Hors d’oerves at 1 PM. Program starts at 2 PM. Q & A and Booksigning. Books-a-Million will have copies of the book for purchase. Tickets are available at the library until October 25. $15.00. FMI 254.386.5633. Sheffield, AL.


October 28, 2019., 6:30 to 7:30.  Parnassus Books presents: Before and After booktalk with authors Lisa Wingate and Judy Christie. Booksales and Booksigning.  Location:  3900 Hillsboro Pike, Suite 14. FMI: call the store or  Nashville, TN.


October 29, 2019, 6:30 PM. Before and After Booktalk by authors Judy Christie and Lisa Wingate with special guest TCHS adoptee Sallie Brandon. Hosted by Snail on the Wall Books and Huntsville Libarary Association. Location Randolph’s Thurber Art Center 4905 Garth Road Southeast. Q & A Booksales and Booksigning to follow the program.  Tickets are $35.00 FMI:, AL.


November 2, 2019, 2:00-3:00 PM. Before and After Book Talk by Wingate’s co-author Judy Christie, Q&A, Book Signing, Tattered Cover, 2526 Colfax Ave., Denver, CO  

Monday, November 4, 2019, 7:00 PM. Before and After Book Talk, Q&A by Wingate’s co-author Judy Christie,, Book Signing, Barnes & Noble, Bayou Walk, 6646 Youree Dr., Shreveport, LA 



November 8—10, 2019. Lisa Wingate is a faculty member at the Kauai Writers Conference.  Write your book. Learn from bestselling authors. Meet agents and publishers! Location Kauai Marriott Resort, Lihue Hawaii. Learn more at, Hawaii



January 30, 2020, 4 PM. Booktalk, Before We Were Yours & Before and After. Q & A, Reception and Booksigning to follow. Johann Fist Library Foundation Literary Series, 1040 10th Street West, in the Loggia. No fee. Reservations are required.       Boca Grande, FL.


Feb 3, 12-1:50, 2020. Wingate presents a luncheon lecture: Before We Were Yours followed by Q & A, Booktable by Books a Million and signing. Provided by the Nick Linn Lecture Series of Friends of the Library of Collier County Location of event: The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort, 2600 Tiburon Drive. This is a ticketed event. Contact the library FMI. Naples, FL.


February 5, 2020, 6 to 8:30 PM. Private Event. Artistic Offering Series Featuring Lisa Wingate. 6 PM , Invitation only  dessert reception. 7:30 Lecture with booksigning to follow.  Newnan, Georgia


March 26, 2020, 7:30 — ­9:30PM.   Public presentation for Community Read of Before We Were Yours.  Location: Marathon Center for the Performing Arts, 200 W. Main Cross St. Booksigning to follow the program. Also 9AM book talk at the high school followed by 11AM luncheon with presentation. Sponsored by Findlay-Hancock Public Library. FMI contact the library Findley, OH.


March 28, 2020. 7 to 8:30. An Evening With Lisa Wingate. “Where are the Children. Secrets of the Tennessee Children’s Home Society” presentation of Before We Were Yours with Q & A. 8:30 Booksigning . Booktable sales by The Little Bookshop. Sponsored by Friends of the Library, North Courthouse Road Library, 325 N. Courthouse Rd. North Chesterfield VA.


April 19, 2020, 2 – 3:45 PM. Lisa Wingate presents at  22nd Annual Guest Author Visit at Hershey Public Library, 701 Cocoa Avenue,  Question and Answer session, Booktable & Booksigning to follow presentation. Sponsored by Friends of the Library. Public welcome.  FMI contact the library. Hershey, PA.


May 5 & 6, 2020, 12:00. Literary Society of the Dessert Luncheon Series with Lisa Wingate presenting.  May 5, Private Dinner with the author, by invitation only, 6:30 to 9PM. May 6, 11 to 11:50, Conversation with Students, then luncheon at 12. Location, Eldorado Country Club at Indian Wells. Private, for members only. Palm Desert, Ca.

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