Cinda Williams Chima

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Past Events - 2009

Barnes & Noble Eaton Collection
Book Signing, Shaker Heights Middle School Book Fair
December 14, 2009, 7 to 9 pm
28801 Chagrin Blvd.
Woodmere, OH 44122

National Author Tour for The Demon King
The Demon King is in the stores but the tour is over. Browse the photos below to see what you missed.

Four women on a porch swing Debbie Nance, Cinda, Sarah Zarr, and Sydney Husseman before the event

Sandy Library
Tues. Oct 27, 2009
101000 Petunia Way
Sandy, UT

Barnes & Noble, Oceanside, CA
El Camino North Shopping Center, 2615 Vista Way
Mon. Oct. 26, 2009

Alyson Noel and Cinda

Alyson Noel, author of The Immortals books Evermore, Blue Moon, and Shadowland, did a book signing with Cinda.

Alyson Noel, and Beth Duncan holding p books

Alyson Noel, Beth Duncan from Vista Academy, and Cinda

Cinda and Cardie holding up Cinda's books

Cinda and Cardie Edgar from Vista Academy

Lisa is wearing a long green gown, vest, and feather headdress

Cinda with Lisa Haynes, Barnes and Noble community relations manager, dressed as a clan matriarch from The Demon King.

Cinda with a young woman in a witch costume

Cinda with a young witch!

Cinda, a devil, a cow, a vampire, and a clan matriarch

The Barnes and Noble employees were really in the Halloween spirit!

Vista Academy, Oceanside CA
Mon. Oct 26, 2009.
The students at Vista Academy built an amazing haunted house based on the Heir books!

Sign: VAPA Bulldogs Welcome Cinda Williams Chima Cinda seated in the audience
Cinda at the Heir chronicles haunted house Cinda behind bars
Two students helping with the haunted house Cinda with 8 young women

Cinda signing books for two young women

Powell's Books
3415 SW Cedar Hills Blvd,
Beaverton, OR, 503-643-3131
Fri. Oct. 23

Cinda with 3 other women holding her books

Third Place Books
17171 Bothell Way NE
Settle, WA, 206-634-3400
Thurs. Oct. 22, 2009

Cinda in a classroom full of students

Overlake School
Redmond, WA
Wed. Oct. 21, 2009

Large group of students listening to Cinda

Plainfield High School
Plainfield, IL
Tues. Oct. 20, 2009

Large group of students istening to Cinda in the library

Orland Park Junior High School
Orland Park, IL
Tues. Oct. 20, 2009

Cinda signing books in the bookstore

Anderson's Bookshop
Tues. Oct. 20, 2009, 7:00 pm
123 W. Jefferson
Naperville, IL

Cinda in front of a Chapters store Cinda at Indigo Books, Mucic, & Cafe Cinda at Indigo Books, Mucic, & Cafe
Cinda at a Chapters store

Indigo Books & Music Stores
Chapters Book Stores

Toronto, Ontario Canada
Oct 19, 2009

Cinda seated in front of a Live to Read sign
Cinda at an Indigo store in a mall Display of Cinda's books Cinda speaking at an Indigo Books store

Tattered Cover Book Store
Sat. Oct. 17, 2009 4:00 pm
9315 Dorchester St.,
Highlands Ranch, CO

Cinda with a group of fans Cinda with an other young author

Cinda with a group of seated students

Porter Library Westfest Program
Tuesday, October 13, 2009

Daytime school visit at Lee Burneson Middle School
7:00 pm Porter Library presentation, 27333 Center Ridge Road, 440-871-2600

Many seated students with hands raised

Meet the Author sign in Joseph Beth Booksellers Cinda signing books for a mother and daughter

Joseph Beth Booksellers
Monday, October 12, 2009, 7:00 pm
Legacy Village, 24519 Cedar Road,

Hudson Library
Sunday, Oct. 11 2009, 2:00 pm
96 Library St.
Hudson, OH

Auditorium full of fans.
Cinda interviewed by two book bloggers. Auditorium full of fans.

Sign: Welcome Author Cinda Chima" Chapel full of students River Oaks Baptist School
Houston, TX
Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2009


Talking to students Cinda in front of the projection screen St. John's School
Houston, TX
Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2009
Cinda in the classroom Cinda signing body parts


Cinda and an auditorium full of students Grace School
Houston, TX
Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2009
Cinda and an auditorium full of students Cinda signing books  

SCBWI Scarlet and Gray Writers & Illustrators Conference
Saturday, October 3, 2009, all day
University Plaza Hotel and Conference Center
3110 Olentangy River Road
Columbus, OH 43202
For more info
Great Lakes Independent Booksellers:Authors Feast
Friday, October 2, 2009 7:30 pm
Renaissance Cleveland Hotel,
Cleveland, OH
Cinda with a room full of students Future authors at the Orange library

Orange Branch, Cuyahoga County Library
Magic on the Page: a Teen Fantasy Writing Workshop
Saturday, September 26, 2009, 10 a.m.-noon
31300 Chagrin Boulevard
Pepper Pike, Ohio 44124-5975
Between Lander Circle and SOM Center

Cinda holding a copy of The Demon King Northern Ohio SCBWI Conference
Ensnaring the Wary: Engaging the Middle Grade and Adult Reader
Habits of Successfully Published Authors

September 11-12, 2009
Sheraton Airport Hotel,
Cleveland, OH

Author from Southern Indiana Writers and Cinda signing books at Context Context Speculative Fiction Convention
August 28-30, 2009
The Doubletree Hotel
175 Hutchinson
Columbus, OH, 43235

Cinda talking to about 15 people Wadsworth Public Library
Introductory Spell Casting--Writing and Publishing
Young Adult Fantasy

Tuesday, July 7, 7 to 9 p.m.
132 Broad St., Wadsworth, OH 44281-1897

Way Library, Perrysburg, OH
Teen Writing Workshop
Friday, June 26, 2009, 2 p.m.
101 E Indiana Ave
Perrysburg, OH 43551
Kindling Words West
May 31-June 6, 2009
Mabel Dodge Luhan House
Taos, NM

Blue door to an adobe home

Door at the pueblo

Woman holding a picture book

Instructor Kathi Appelt

Irises at the door of a home

Irises at the pueblo

Mabel Dodge Luhan House

Mabel Dodge Luhan House

Dining table covered with food

Guiltless pleasures

Six women at the entrance to the Taos Pueblo

Visit to the Taos Pueblo

Four women seated as part of a group


Cinda signing advance copies of The Demon King Book Expo America
Thursday, May 28-Saturday, May 30, 2009
Jacob Javits Convention Center
New York, NY

A dozen authors seated in a line

The NYC Teen Author Carnival (Author Panel)
Thursday 28th May, 2009, 4 to 6 p.m.
Jefferson Market Branch Library
425 Avenue of the Americas [at 10th St.],
New York, NY 10011-8454.

Three fans visiting with Cinda Barnes & Noble Booksellers – Crocker Park
Author Signing and Book Fair
Friday, May 15, 2009, 7 p.m.
198 Crocker Park Boulevard
Westlake, OH  44145

Cinda with 12 members of her writing workshop Strongsville Branch, Cuyahoga County Public Library
Magic on the Page: A Teen Fantasy Writing Workshop
Tuesday, April 21, 2009, 7 p.m.
18700 Westwood Dr, Strongsville OH 44136

Greater Rochester Teen Book Fair
Saturday, April 4, 2009, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Nazareth College, 4245 East Avenue, Rochester, NY 14618

Cinda and 4 other authors in a limo

They picked us up at the hotel in a limo!

Cinda and a young man holding a copy of Demon King

Joe won an advance copy of Demon King

Hundreds of teens seated in the gym

The crowd for the opening author panel

Cinda signing a T-shirt

I signed books, bookmarks, even T-shirts!

Cinda with about 20 teens in a classroom

Early crowd for my first presentation

Cinda signing books for 6 fans

Signing books for some fans

Cinda speaking to several people in a classroom Western Reserve Writers Conference
Saturday, March 28, 2009, 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Lakeland Community College
Kirtland, OH
For more information, 440-525-7116

Cinda at the podium Springfield High School
School Visit and Writing Workshops
Thursday, March 26, 2009
Springfield, Il.

Northwest Akron Branch Library
Teen Fantasy Writing Workshop
Tuesday, February 3, 2009, 4-5 p.m.
1720 Shatto Avenue, Akron, Ohio 44313
(330) 836-1081

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