September 1, 2018. Library of Congress National Book Festival. Wingate will speak about Before We Were Yours at this, the largest book festival in the nation. Details about the time and location of the event are pending. FMI. Washington D.C.

September 9, 2018, 6:30. Lisa speaks about Before We Were Yours at a benefit dinner for Aggieland Pregnancy Outreach, an organization that also facilitates adoptions. The event is sponsored by The Busy Moms Book Club. Location: Embassy Suites, 201 University Dr E, College Station. Booktable and booksigning. Link to invitation and tickets Bryan/College Station, TX.

October 14th  Opus & Olives Annual Book & Author Dinner (pre dinner cocktail party) dinner with several authors giving 10 minute talks. Booksigning before and after dinner. St. Paul, MN

October 23, 2018 10:30 Registration, 11:30 Booktalk by Lisa Wingate, Luncheon at 12:30. Sponsored by Manalapan New Jersey Woman’s Club at Eagle Oaks Golf and Country Club, 20 Shore Oaks Dr. Booksigning at a book table by Barnes and Noble. Farmingdale, NJ.

November 1, 2018. St. Ann’s Hospital Signature Speaking Event, 6 PM reception, 7:00 opening remarks, 7:45 “Where are the Children”, Lisa Wingate tells about her New York Times best Selling Novel, Before We Were Yours, and will take questions from the audience about 8:30. Booktable and Booksigning to follow. Location: The Exchange, 6520 Riverside Drive. This is a benefit fundraiser for St. Anne’s Hospital, sponsored the Women’s Auxiliary. Dublin, OH.

November 9, time to be determined. Lisa will moderate a discussion of her latest release, NYT Best Seller and winner of the Southern Book Prize for Southern Fiction, Before We Were Yours for the National Conference Book Club. Registered participants only for this yearly national conference for financial advisors, sponsoring companies and staff of Commonwealth Financial Network. Location: J.W. Marriott, 110 E 2nd Street. Austin, TX.

November 9 & 10, 2018. Books on the Bosque Book Festival, Bosque Arts Center, 215 S College Hill Dr. Ticketed event. Lisa will be speaking Saturday at 2:00 in Frazier Performance Hall on the third floor and then will do a question and answer segment from 3:00-3:50. Books will be available and Lisa’s Booksigning will be before and after these two sessions. Reavis Wortham is speaking at an Author’ Dinner on Friday evening. Saturday morning features children and young adult sessions and the afternoon is for adult readers and writers. A link will be available to purchase tickets. Go here FMI. 254-675-3724. Clifton, TX.


January 15, 5:30. Before We Were Yours booktalk with Questions and Answers at a meeting of the Literary Society,Inc./ Northern Trust Bank, Booktable and Booksigning with cocktail party to follow the speech. Fort Myers, FL.

January 19, Lisa will have a session on Saturday at Girl Friend Weekend in Jefferson, Texas. FMI:

January 27. Fund Raiser with Mary Alice Monroe and Patti Callahan Henry. Join New York Times bestselling authors Patti Callahan of “Becoming Mrs. Lewis” and Lisa Wingate of “Before We Were Yours” at the world-class Wild Dunes Resort in Isle of Palms, SC on January 29, 2019 for the annual author series “Wild Dunes Presents: A Conversation with Mary Alice Monroe.” Guests will enjoy an intimate conversation with the featured authors led by Mary Alice, followed by delicious southern-inspired hors d’oeuvres and drinks, plus a meet-and-greet with book signing. FMI and tickets:  Isle of Palm, SC.

February 23, 2PM. Wingate speaks at The Grand Finale for St. Johns Reads Before We Were Yours. This is a county program of St. Johns County Public Library System. Location of the event is St. Johns County Convention Center at World Golf Village, 500 S Legacy Trail. Booksigning. St. Augustine, FL.

February 24, 2:30 Alachua County Author Series presents, “Where are the Children” a booktalk about NYT Best Seller Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate. Questions & Answers and Booksigning to follow the booktalk. Booktable by Books a Million in Gainesville. Free and open to the public, no reservation needed. Gainesville, FL.

February 28, Luncheon. Wingate is one of four featured speakers for the Annual Book and Author Luncheon for Gilda Mallin Boca West Chapter of Hadassah. 9 AM Boutiques, 10 AM Coffee is served, and a gourmet lunch. The event benefits Hadassah Hospital in Israel which does stem cell research on such diseases as melanoma, muscular dystrophy, and Alzheimers. Location: Boca West Country Club. Or tickets ($110) contact Fern Jacoby, 561.392.1658 or Lynn Saxton, 561.483.9359. Boca Raton, FL.

April 8, 2019 6PM. Before We Were Yours Booktalk at the library. Contact library for details. Cape May, NJ

April 10, 2019, Luncheon. Before We Were Yours Booktalk. Details pending Cold Spring Harbor, NY.

April 13, 2019. Lisa will speak at the celebration of Before We Were Yours as the One Book One Community read. Details pending. East Baton Rouge, LA.

April 26, 2019. Mansfield Reads Evening With the Author, 7-9pm, author talk and signing. Community read of Before We Were Yours, sponsored by the Friends of the Mansfield Public Library. FMI: Mansfield, TX.

May 23, 2019. Dallas, TX author event with Mary Alice Monroe. Details pending. Dallas, TX.

September 25, 2019 Luncheon speaker for High Point Literary League. Press meeting, Booksigning. Booktable by Greensboro Barnes and Noble. (Dinner with the board on the 24th at 6:30). High Point, NC.

September 27, 2019 Afternoon event, book talk and signing. York County Library. Open to the public. Details pending. FMI: Contact York County Library Rock Hill, SC.

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