Conference Presentations

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  • Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture Since 1900: presented critical paper “Flannery O’Connor & Aimee Bender: Pushing the Boundaries of Disability in Fiction” (2013)
  • American Studies Symposium, Purdue University: presented “Writing Towards Understanding: Personal Responses to National Tragedy” (2012)
  • Mid-American Review’s Winter Wheat Festival of Writing, Bowling Green State University: presented “Writing Young Characters Authentically” (2011)
  • Southern Expressions Writers Conference in Gulf Port, Mississippi (2010)
  • Santa Barbara Writers Conference
  • Jack London Writers Conference
  • California Lutheran University Authors Faire
  • American Association of University Women
  • National League of American Pen Women (Simi Valley, California)
  • Ventura County Writers Club
  • Ventura County Reading Association
  • Rotary Clubs, Kiwanis Clubs, Lions Clubs, and more than 80 elementary, middle, and high schools.