I'm just back from Oklahoma where I appeared on a panel at Encyclomedia
with fellow 2k8ers Stacy Nyikos
, PJ Hoover
and Barrie Summy
. It our first time meeting each other, but I feel like we are already friends. And the librarians in Oklahoma were fantastic! I'm honored so many of them came to see us.
It was lovely to get a chance to meet so many of them after the talk as well, and I certainly hope I can return to Oklahoma someday (maybe even to meet some students.)
For a couple of us it was our first ever speaking event, so the nerves were high. I think we were all relieved to hear from audience members who enjoyed it. And if I may say so myself, we didn't look too bad either!
After our post-panel book signing organized by the wonderful indie Best of Books, it was time to be interviewed by the Oklahoma TV show Read All About It!
I'd never been interviewed for TV before, so that was quite a treat.
To seem some more fantastic pics of the weekend, check out Barrie
In other news, I'm in the news. This week's Deerfield Review features an article about little old me. Click here
if you'd like to read it.