January 15: 4 P.M. (PT) Radio interview on AM 760-KFMB in San Diego, CA
January 28: Helping to kick off the 26th African American Children’s Book Fair in Philadelphia with a radio interview at 7 to 8 AM on WIP-AM Radio.
February: Now or Never! Selected for Boston’s Books on the T program.
February: Now or Never! Selected for A Brown Bookshelf: A Black History Month celebration of children’s literature.
February 1: Philadelphia City Council, Philadelphia, PA.
February 3: Book Signing at the 26th Annual African American Children's Book Fair, 1:00-4:00 PM, Community College of Philadelphia, 17th Spring Garden Street, Philadelphia, PA.
February 4: Book Signing at Scott Memorial United Methodist Church, 15361 Plymouth Road, Detroit, MI, at 12:30PM
February 24: Book Talk at The African American Museum in Philadelphia from 1 to 3 p.m.
March 8: Book Talk at Lincoln Public Library, Lincoln, MA. 7 PM
March 24: Panel discussion at the Virginia Festival of the Book, Charlottesville, VA.
March 25: A Tribute to the African American Literary Tradition, Charlottesville, VA
April 7: Book Talk at Friends of The Hyde Park Library, Boston, MA. 1:30
May 18: Brief Book Reading at the Biographers International Organization, Annual Meeting, New York City. 5 PM.
May 19: Chairing Roundtable discussion of writing for biographies young readers at the Biographers International Organization's Annual Meeting New York City.
May 21: The Girl Who Stole Herself, a work in progress talk, at the Lincoln Academy, Lincoln, MA 12:30 PM.