Cinda Williams Chima

Past Events - 2012

Cinda with several of her fans Click image to enlarge.
Author Appearance and Signing
Wednesday, November 14, 2012, 6 p.m.
Barberton Public Library
602 West Park Avenue
Barberton, OH 44203

Crimson Crown cover The Crimson Crown Tour
October 18 to November 11, 2012


Cinda and 7 other women holding books Charleston, SC - YALLfest
Friday-Saturday, November 9-10, 2012
Blue Bicycle Books and The American Theater
Join 50 Young Adult Authors for panels, signings, and more!

Kindle e-reader signed by 3 authors Coral Gables, FL (Miami area) - Informal meet-and-greet and signing
Thursday, November 8, 2012, approximately 4:00 pm
Books and Books
265 Aragon Avenue Coral Gables, FL 33134
305 - 442-4408

Cinda and a young man standing in the book store Raleigh, NC - Author Appearance and Signing
Monday, November 5, 2012, 7 p.m.
Quail Ridge Books and Music
3522 Wade Ave.
Raleigh, NC 27607

5 authors seated at a tablep

Panel on diversity in YA Literature with E. C. Meyer, Cinda, Cheryl Rainfeld, Megan Crewe, and KathySullivan

Toronto, ON, Canada - World Fantasy Convention
November 1-4, 2012
Sheraton Parkway Toronto North

3 women seated in the bookstore Naperville, IL (Chicago Area)
Tuesday, October 30, 2012, 7 p.m.
Anderson’s Bookshop Naperville
123 West Jefferson
Naperville, IL 60540

Cinda with Siobhan Vivian and Jenny Han

A young woman seated with Cinda Houston, TX - Author Appearance and Signing
Monday, October 29, 2012, 7 p.m.
Blue Willow Bookshop
14532 Memorial Drive
Houston, TX 77079

YA Bliss blogger Sab at Blue Willow Books

3 women, 1 man standing in front of a bookcase Austin, TX - Texas Book Festival
October 27-28, 2012
Austin, TX


Left: Texas Bookfest Fantasy Gets Real Panel photo with
Kristin Cashore, Cinda, moderator Vicky Smith, and Jasper Fforde

6 authors arranged behind a table New York, NY - Teen Fantasy Event!
Thursday, October 25, 2012, 6-8 p.m.
Books of Wonder
18 West 18th Street  
New York, NY 10011
212 - 989-3475

Standing: Gina Damico, Rachel Cohn, Libba Bray
Seated: Dan Krokos, Cinda, Kate Milford

Cinda seated near a display of her boks Hudson, OH - The Learned Owl
The Crimson Crown Launch Event

Tuesday, October 23, 2012, 6 to 8 p.m.
204 N. Main St., Hudson, OH 44236

Many thanks to The Learned Owl Bookstore in Hudson Ohio for inviting me to lanch all my books there, and for all their help with preorders!

Cinda with a young man Cinda with a young woman

Cinda and Kate from the Learned Owl staff

Me and Kate from the Learned Owl

Cinda with 4 other women

Me and some of my favorite fans

Cinda at her booth Cincinnati, OH - Books by the Banks
The Crimson Crown will be for sale at this event!

Saturday, October 20, 2012, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Duke Energy Center
Cinda with 2 young women fans Cinda with 2 young men fans

Cinda with the group from the Fairfield Lane LibraryCinda, Librarian Linsey Milillo and fans. Click image to enlarge.
Fairfield, OH - Author Appearance and Signing
Thursday, October 18, 2012, 6:30 p.m.
Fairfield Lane Public Library
1485 Corydale Drive
Fairfield, OH 45014
513 - 858-3238

Hudson, OH - School Visit
Tuesday, October 16, 2012t
Seton Catholic School

Cinda in front of one of her lecture slides Northern Ohio SCBWI Conference
Friday and Saturday, September 21 and 22nd, 2012
Cleveland Airport Sheraton

DragonCon Logo DragonCon
Atlanta, GA Labor Day Weekend
August 31-September 3, 2012
I'm guesting at the World's Largest Fantasy
and Sci-Fi Convention

6 women seated at a long table

"Tuff Chicks" panel session

Cinda with Glinda, the witch

Researching the Wizard of Oz

Cinda andJanny Wurts holding books

Me and author/artist Janny Wurts

Sarah Maas, Cinda, and Susan Dennard

Sarah Maas, me, and Susan Dennard, from the "Fan Works" panel session

Cinda between cardboard characters from Twilight

Researching the competition

Cinda seated at a table in the vendor area

Signing books at The Missing Volume booth

An anime cosplayer with a HUGE sword

Weapons in the Marriott!

4 authors holding their books.

Me with Nancy, Tricia, and Mara

Generations and Genres Author Panel with Cinda Chima,
Mara Purnhagen, Tricia Springstubb, and Nancy Herriman

Saturday, July 21, 2012, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Brunswick Public Library
3649 Center Road
Brunswick, Ohio 44212
Medina County District Library on-line registration:

About 25 writers seated at tables Writing Workshop:
Creating Compelling Characters
Saturday, July 14, 2012, 1 to 4:30 p.m.
Ohio Valley Romance Writers Association
The Oasis Conference Center
902 Loveland-Miamiville Road
Loveland, OH 45140

Writing class in library meeting room Writing Workshop:
Creating Compelling Characters

Wednesday, July 11, 2012, 6 to 8 p.m.
Grafton-Midview Public Library
983 Main Street
Grafton, Ohio 44044

Cinda with a young man in front of Loganberry Books Author Alley at the Larchmere Festival
Join me and nearly fifty other authors for this annual book fair.
Saturday, July 7, 2012, 12 to 4 p.m.
Loganberry Books
13015 Larchmere Boulevard
Shaker Heights, OH 44120

It was 95° in the shade, but we still had a good turnout at Loganberry Books.

Cinda in front of a large group of people in the library.

That orange dot with the microphone is me!

Closer shot of Cinda at the mic.


Author Visit and Signing--Dallas Area
Thursday, June 7, 2012
Lewisville Public Library
1197 W. Main Street
Lewisville, Texas 75067

Cinda signing books after her presentation Presentation, Book Sales and Signing
Hear Who's Here Chagrin Valley Little Theatre Speakers' Series
Wednesday, June 6, 2012, 7 p.m.
Chagrin Valley Little Theatre
40 River Street, Chagrin Falls, OH 44022

Magic on the Page Session 2!

Rochester Teen Bookfest (TBF Live!)
May 19, 2012
Rochester, NY

Seated students with a sign that says "OMG!"

That's how I feel!

Cinda with teen volunteers

My posse of volunteer author handlers at TBF Live! including Julianna

Cinda signing a book for a woman. Ohioana Book Festival
May 12, 2012, 10 am - 4:30pm
Fort Hayes Metropolitan Education Center
546 Jack Gibbs Blvd.
Columbus, OH 43215

Kent State Reading and Writing Festival
Thursday, May 10, 2012
Presenting Fantasy Writing Workshop

About 20 women authors.

Worldbuilding Writing Workshop, NESCBWI2012, Springfield, MA

The New England SCBWI Regional Convention
Friday-Sunday, April 20-22, 2012
Sheraton Springfield Monarch Place
(413) 781-1010
One Monarch Place
Springfield, Massachusetts 01144

Cinda standing with 5 other women

Conflict panel with Aprilynne Pike, Cinda, Richelle Meade, Alyson Noel, Kami Garcia, Mel de la Cruz

RT Booklovers Convention Teen Day, Chicago
Saturday, April 14, 2012
The Hyatt Regency O'Hare Hotel
9300 Bryn Mawr Avenue
Rosemont, IL 60018
(847) 696-1234

Baxter County (AR) Library
Skype Visit
Tuesday, February 21, 5-6 p.m. CST
Contact: Mandy Walters 580-0987 x 2003

Cinda with 10 student helpers

With my Montgomery Teen Bookfest Assistants, e.g. posse

Poster for the Montgomery County Bookfest

Click poster for full size, use back to return

Montgomery County Teen Bookfest
January 21, 2012
The Woodlands, TX (Houston area)

Cinda with 5 young women

Fort Bent County Five! This group came all the way from Ft. Bent County, TX.

Seven authors posing

With authors Melody Carlson, Patrick Jones, Joseph Hayes, Belle Whittington, Melissa Studdard, Gayle Forman

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