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Events and Appearances - 2007


Panel session at the Shaker Heights LibraryPanel session at the Shaker Heights Library. Moderator Kim DeNero-Ackroyd, Michael Lyons, Kristin Ohlson,Cinda Chima, Casey Daniels

Shaker Heights Public Library Third Annual Local Author and Book Fair
Panel: Creative Process Fact and Fiction, 1:30 p.m.

Sunday November 18, 2007
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Main Library
16500 Van Aken Boulevard
Shaker Heights, Ohio 44120
216-991-2030
http://www.shakerlibrary.org


A small group at my talk in Mentor

Mentor Public Library
Magic on the Page: Writing and Publishing Young Adult Fantasy

Tuesday, November 13, 2007
6:30 p.m.
Mentor Public Library
8215 Mentor Ave.
Mentor, OH 44060


Reception at the Wooster Book Company

Reception at the Wooster Book Company

Cinda at her booth at the Buckeye Book Fair

Cinda and a fan at the Buckeye Book Fair

Cinda and a fan at the Buckeye Book Fair

Cinda with two young fans

Cinda and two of her young fans

Cinda and two of her fans

Cinda and two of her fans

Buckeye Book Fair
Book Signing and Sale
Saturday, November 3, 2007
Fisher Auditorium OARDC Campus
The Ohio State University, Wooster, Ohio
http://www.buckeyebookfair.com/

Friends of Ashland University Library
Fall Luncheon Speaker
October 6, 2007
24th Annual Western Reserve Writing Conference
Rules of Writing for Young Adults
September 15, 2007
Lakeland Community College, Kirtland, Ohio
http://deannaadams.com/conference.htm
Cinda showing a slide that says :What is YA?" Cinda with the audience at her presentation.
Northeast Ohio Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators Annual Conference
Release Your Inner Teen: Writing Fiction for the YA Market
September 7th and 8th, 2007
Sheraton Airport Hotel, Cleveland, Ohio

Cinda signing books

Signing books at the Hyperion booth, ALA Exhibits.

Cinda and the many books she bought at the ALA exhibits

Me in my Hotel Monaco robe with my "haul" from the ALA exhibits.

American Library Association Annual Convention

Book Signing -- The Warrior Heir, The Wizard Heir
Saturday, June 23rd, 3:00-4:00 p.m.
Washington Convention Center
801 Mount Vernon Place, NW
Washington, DC
Hyperion Books for Children Booth #2900

Cinda and Donna Bray

Cinda and Donna Bray, executive editor, Hyperion Books for Children.

Cinda, Martha Levne, and Jody Feldman

Cinda, Martha Levne, and Jody Feldman at the Newbery-Caldecott Awards Banquet.


Cinda and the kids at the Stow-Munroe Falls Library Stow-Munroe Falls Public Library
Author Appearance and Signing
Monday, June 18, 2007, 7:30 p.m.
3512 Darrow Rd , Stow OH 44224
(330) 688-3295
www.smfpl.org

Cinda with Christina Dziak at Joseph Beth Books

Joseph Beth Booksellers
Wizard Heir Debut!

Saturday, May 19, 2007, 2:00 pm
Legacy Village
24519 Cedar Road
Lyndhurst OH 44124
216-691-7000
www.josephbeth.com

I gave a short presentation and signed books at Joseph Beth Books.
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Cinda with three fans at the Akron Northwest Library

Northwest Akron Branch Library
Writing and Publishing Young Adult Fantasy
Thursday, May 10, 2007, 6:30 p.m.
1720 Shatto Avenue
Akron, Ohio 44313
330-836-1081


http://www.ascpl.lib.oh.us/br-nwa01.html


Cinda seated and ready to sign books.

Learned Owl Bookshop
Wizard Heir Debut!
Appearance and Signing
Saturday, May 5, 2007, 1 p.m.
204 N. Main Street
Hudson, OH 44236
www.learnedowl.com

I had a great turnout for my book signing at the Learned Owl.
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Cinda with three women from the staff Joseph Beth Books.Cinda with the staff of the Joseph Beth Book Store in Cincinnati who arranged the book sales at the Bluegrass Bookfest.

Bluegrass Bookfest
Panel appearance and signing
April 21, 2007
Lexington Center
Lexington, Ky.

Wizard Heir made its debut at the Bluegrass Bookfest in Lexington, KY.


Cinda with the staff of Blue Marble BookstoreThe owners and staff of the Blue Marble Bookstore were marvelous hosts for my signing there.

Blue Marble Bookstore
Appearance and Signing

April 20, 2007, 4-6 p.m.
1356 South Fort Thomas Avenue,
Fort Thomas, Kentucky 41075
Phone: 859-781-0602
FAX: 859-781-0728
http://www.booksite.com/texis/scripts/community?sid=5792


Cinda giving a slide presentation to a group of women.
Cinda lecturing at the conference at Punderson Manor Resort

Cinda and four of the authors or organizers at the Punderson conference.Cinda, Jeanne Bryner, Judi Beach, Marsha McGregor, and Erin O'Brien.

In the Company of Women Writing Conference
Magic on the Page: Elements of Young Adult Fantasy
April 13-15, 2007
Punderson Manor Resort
11755 Kinsman Road
Newbury, Ohio

Cinda speaking at Saint Mary's Hall

I spoke to two classes and the middle school at St. Mary's Hall in San Antonio.

The library at St. Mary's Hall

St. Mary's Hall has the most beautiful school library I have ever seen.

School Visit - St. Mary's Hall
Worldbuilding: Writing and Publishing Young Adult Fantasy
March 30, 2007
Saint Mary's Hall
San Antonio, Tx

Poets and Writers League of Greater Cleveland
Children's Writers Unscripted
March 15, 2007, 7 to 9 p.m.
PWLGC Literary Center,
12200 Fairhill Rd. #3A
216-421-0403
www.pwlgc.com
Cuyahoga Community College
Western Campus Encore Program

Meet the Author Program

Friday, February 9, 2007, 10 a.m.
216-987-2106

Cinda with Emily and Sandy at the Aurora Library.

Cinda with Emily and Sandy at the Aurora Library.

Aurora Memorial Library
Writing and Publishing Young Adult Fantasy
Monday, January 22, 2007, 4 p.m.
115 E. Pioneer Tr.
Aurora, OH 44202
330-562-6502

Pierce Streetsboro Library
Writing and Publishing Young Adult Fantasy
Monday, January 22, 2007, 6:30 p.m.
8990 Kirby Lane
Streetsboro, Ohio 44241
330-626-4458


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