May 28, 2020, 2PM CST. Zoom Interview by Kristie Harvey sponsored by Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance (SIBA).  See Lisa Wingate Reader Circle on Facebook or SIBA’s website FMI.


May 28, 2020, 7 PM CST. Zoom Interview about The Book of Lost Friends with Octavia Bookstore. See Lisa Wingate Reader Circle on Facebook or Octavia’s website events FMI.


June 17, 2020. Friends in Fiction Zoom chat about the Book of Lost Friends with Patti Henry and Friends and Fiction, Mary Kay Andrews, Mary Alice Monroe, Kristy Woodson Harvey, and Kristin Harmel. See Patti Callihan Henry’s Facebook page for details. Facebook.


June 18, 2020. Virtual discussion with Historic New Orleans Collection (of the Lost Friends ads) and Dianne Plauche about The Book of Lost Friends HNOC will post registration information. .Online

July 16, 7 PM, 2020.  Zoom Community Virtual discussion of The Book of Lost Friends. St. Mary’s County Library. FMI about connecting for this event contact the library. Leonardtown, MD


August 18th, 2020, 7 PM. The Book of Lost Friends Booktalk, Q & A, Book Sales and Signing for Magic City Books, 221 E. Archer ST, FMI Contact the store Tulsa, OK

August 18th, 2020. Lisa joins Adriana Trigiani on Adriana’s FB page for a FB live conversation on August 18th. To join in the event: Virtual.

August 28, 2020 11:30.  Virtual Lisa Wingate discusses The Book of Lost Friends at the virtual Leading Ladies Luncheon. This is a fundraiser for United Way of Anderson County, Oak Ridge, TN.  Members only. Oak Ridge, TN, Virtual

September 17, 7PM EST. Book Chat. Lisa Wingate discusses Before We Were Yours and The Book of Lost Friends with Julie Kaminski of The Walking Book Club to support Feed America. To join the Book Club:  Virtual.

October 15, 7 PM. Lisa Wingate discusses the Community Read Before We Were Yours with Q & A to follow. Pequannock Township Public Library , (see the Library website to join in.)The event will be recorded and posted on their website for later viewing.  Pompton Plains, NJ Facebook Zoom

October 22, 6:30 PM. Wingate Lecture on her recent books for Oklahoma State University, Annual H. Louise and H.E. “Ed” Cobb Lecture. 5:30 VIIP photo opportunity, 6:30 dinner, 7:30 Lecture and Q & A. 8:30 Book Signing. Contact the university FMI & tickets. Stillwater, OK.  

October 25, 2 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.



March 6, 2021, 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.

March 24-25, 2022.  One Book Community Read of The Book of Lost Friends. Several events (at various locations) sponsored by Thomas County Public Library System. 9/23 late morning/early afternoon Wingate discusses the book with  local high school classes. 9/23 Evening dinner with the One Book Committee. 9/24 mid-afternoon, a high school class discussion of the book. 7 PM Lecture followed by Book Signing at a local auditorium. Contact the library FMI. Thomasville, GA. 

April 6 to 9, 2021. Lisa will meet with several book clubs in the Phoenix area. Details to follow… Phoenix AZ

May 6, 2021, 7:30­9:30PM. 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 talk at the high school followed by 11AM luncheon with presentation. Sponsored by Findlay-Hancock Public Library. FMI contact the library Findley, OH


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