COVID-19 — All appearances for March – May 2020 and THE BOOK OF LOST FRIENDS book release tour are canceled due to the need to restrict social gatherings. We’ll reschedule as many stops as possible in late summer and fall. In the meantime, please grab the new book, we’ll be talking about it and doing long-distance events on social media beginning April 5th. Come join us, and more importantly, dear readers and friends, take care of yourselves and stay well!

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.


CANCELED — 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.

CANCELED — April 26, 2020. Untitled Town Festival,  Wingate discusses Before We Were Yours and her latest book on the Main Stage. Presentation, Q & A, Booksigning. Time TBD. Book sales by The Reader’s Loft Bookstore. FMI:   Green Bay, WI.


CANCELED — 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.

June 24-25, 2020.  Louis T. Graves Memorial Public Library Annual National Book Author program presents Lisa Wingate speaking about Before We Were Yours and Before and After. A TCHS adoptee’s daughter, Virginia Williamson, whose family story is told in the nonfiction book, Before & After, will introduce her at a 5 PM wine and light refreshments reception, with the program starting at 6 PM. All proceeds will benefit Louis T. Graves Memorial Public Library, Kennebunkport  [Event location — Kennebunk River Club, Kennebunk.]  Kennebunkport, ME.



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