Interviews & Appearances

ZinkZine Issue 10, Dec. 2006. Read a chapter excerpt from Toxic Feedback, and check out this terrific online literary journal at

Writing It Real™ interview with Sheila Bender. To read click

Memoir Café two-part interview on WOOL 100.1 FM, Great Falls, VT. To listen:

Interview with "Mom Writers Talk Radio."


8/2/10 - Green Mountain Writers Conference Workshop leader: “How to Write More, Write Better, and Be Happier.” Tinmouth, VT.

7/24/10 - The League of Vermont Writers’ Conference. Presenter, “Techniques for Cultivating Creativity," Mt. Snow, West Dover, VT.

4/17/10 - Writer’s Day, sponsored by the New Hampshire Writer’s Project. Panelist, “Block? What Block? How to Make the Most of Your Creative Process.” Southern New Hampshire University, Manchester, NH.

9/18/09 - Write-Away: Weekend Writing Worship at Camp Ohana in Vermont.

10/24/09 - The Horace Greeley Writers' Conference.10/17/09 - Upper Valley Literary Festival.

4/25/09 - Write-On Radio, KFAI St. Paul,

4/22/90 - Publishing Forum: How to Get Published and Not Shoot Yourself in the Foot. The Norwich Library, Norwich, VT.

4/18/09 -  Writers’ Day, sponsored by New Hampshire Writer’s Project. Workshops: How To Writer More, Write Better, and Be Happier. Deerfield School, Manchester, NH.

3/29/09 - Workshop Intensive for Writers of Fiction and Creative Nonfiction.
Grist Mill Wellness Center, Chester, VT.

3/20/09 - Seacoast Educational Conference, Workshop for teachers: How to Help Students Write More, Write Better and Be Happier. University of NH, Durham.

12/6-7/08  - Palm Springs Book and Art Fair, Palm Spring, CA, guest speaker & workshop leader.

10/21/08 - Fast Feedback workshop, Left Bank Books, Hanover, New Hampshire.

10/11-12/08 - Horace Greeley Writer's Symposium at Green Mountain College, Poultney, VT, keynote speaker.

9/26/08 - Write Away Weekend Writing Retreat at Camp Ohana in Thetford, Vermont.

9/13/08 -  Burlington Book Festival, Burlington, VT, workshop leader and presenter.

7/2008 - Fiction Nation Radio Show, Take Five, XM 155.

4/26-27/08 - National League of American Pen Women biennial convention. Panelist and workshop leader, Alexandria VA.

4/3-5/08 - Erma Bombeck Writers' Workshop, sponsored by the University of Dayton (Ohio). Speaker/breakout session leader.

2/3-9/08 - Visiting faculty, Master of Fine Arts in Fiction and Non-fiction, Southern New Hampshire University.

1/17/08 - Talk at Latham Library in Thetford, VT.

1/11/08 - Interview on WNTK's Twin State Journal.

8/1/07 - Green Mountain Writers Conference. Presenter and workshop leader.

3/15-17/07 - Harvard Medical School, Department of Continuing Education. Lecture and workshop, as part of a 3-day course: Publishing Books, Memoirs and Other Creative Nonfiction.

3/1-3/07 - The Association of Writers & Writing Programs Conference, Atlanta, Georgia.

2/8/07 - Briggs Carriage Bookstore, Brandon, VT. Reading and discussion.

1/30/07 - Center for Cartoon Studies, White River Junction, VT. Professional Practices presentation.

1/20/07 - Peterborough Town Library, Peterborough, NH. Talk/discussion.

12/16/06 - North Kingstown Library, North Kingstown, Rhode Island; reading and talk.

12/16/06 - Borders, Providence, RI. Reading and book signing.

12/14/06 - Dartmouth Bookstore, Hanover, NH. Reading and Q&A for writers or any one who offers feedback (parents, teachers, workshop peers, well-meaning friends).

12/1/06 - Woodbury College, Montpelier, Vermont. Student talk.

11/14/06 - Howe Library (in the Mayer Room), Hanover, NH. Talk and discussion.

11/10/06 - Colby-Sawyer College, New London, New Hampshire. Talk/workshop on writing and feedback.

10/28/06 - Toadstool Books, Peterborough, NH.

10/23/06 - Heartstone Books in Putney, Vermont. Reading and Q&A.

10/16-17/06 - Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Indiana, PA. Talk and feedback workshops.

10/16/06 - University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown, PA. Talk/discussion.

10/12/06 - Toadstool Books, Keene, NH. Reading and book signing at 7 p.m.

10/6-8/06 - Goddard College, The Power of Words Conference, sponsored by the Transformative Language Arts program. Feedback workshop.

10/6/06 - Toadstool Books, Milford, NH.

9/30/06 - Barnes & Noble Newington, NH. Reading/discussion.

9/20/06 - Borders, West Lebanon, NH. Reading/discussion.

9/19/06 - Barnes & Noble, South Burlington, VT.

9/16/06 - Burlington Book Festival, Burlington, VT.

9/8/06 - "Book 'Em" Book Fair, Lebanon, NH

8/17/06 - Barnes & Noble, Lancaster, PA. Book signing.

8/10/06 - Dartmouth Bookstore, Hanover, NH. Reading and book signing.

8/5/06 - Interview on "Reading with Robin," radio talk show on WHJJ 920AM Providence, Rhode Island.

7/22/06 - League of Vermont Writers talk, Mills Riverside Park, Jericho, VT.

6/29/06 - Barnes & Noble, Lancaster, PA. Book signing and discussion.

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