NOVEMBER 22, 2010
Literacy Advocacy Meeting with Arizona House Representative Kimberly Yee
Phoenix, Arizona

NOVEMBER 19, 2010
Author/Advocate at Pueblo del Sol Middle School
"Chefs in Schools" Program
Phoenix, Arizona


NOVEMBER 16-17, 2010
Author at the Arizona Library Association 2010 Annual Conference


NOVEMBER 12-13, 2010
Arizona Reading Association Annual Conference Presenter
November 12, 2010 - Introduce Keynote Speaker Jay Blanchard
November 13, 2010 - Moderate Author Panel
- Present Advocacy and Legislative Session
Fort McDowell/Fountain Hills, Arizona
Special Guest, Naomi Karp, AEYC

NOVEMBER 6, 2010
Author Participant at the Scottsdale Public Library Local Author Event
Civic Center Main Branch
Scottsdale, Arizona



OCTOBER 24-25, 2010
Arizona Department of Education 21st Century Grant Conference
Litchfield Park, Arizona

OCTOBER 23, 2010
School Visits Workshop - Hosted by SCBWI AZ
Featuring Alexis O'Neil
Casa Grande, AZ

OCTOBER 19, 2010
Dinner with award-winning author Laurie Halse Anderson
Phoenix Book Company
Phoenix, Arizona


OCTOBER 14, 2010
Planning meeting for the Tucson Festival of Books
Children's and YA Committee
Tucson, Arizona

Michelle Parker-Rock with Patricia McKissack March 2010



SEPTEMBER 25, 2010
SCBWI AZ 201 Annual "Welcome to Our House Conference."
A Day with Industry Professionals
For Writers,illustrators and others involved in the children's and YA publishing marketplace.
Scottsdale, Arizona

SEPTEMBER 17, 2010
Mohave Educational Conference
Phoenix, Arizona


AUGUST 3, 2010
Attend the SCBWI Board Meeting.
Los, Angeles, California

JULY 2010

JULY 30-AUGUST 2, 2010
Attend the SCBWI Annual Conference
Los Angeles, California.

JUNE 2010

JUNE 20-21, 2010
International Reading Association Advocacy and Legislative Workshop
on Capital Hill in Washington, D.C.
Meetings with Rich Long, International Reading Association's Washington's LIaison
and Meetings with Arizona Senators John Kyle and John McCain. of Arizona.

MAY 2010

May 1-2 2010
SCBWI AZ Illustrators' Intensive
The Art of the Picture Book
with Dominic Catalano
Hosted by SCBWI AZ.
For more information
Contact Michelle Parker-Rock, Regional Advisor
or go to www.scbwi-az.org

MAY 3-9, 2010
I'll be in New York City
doing research for a new book.

MAY 15, 2010
SCBWI AZ Nuts and Bolts Workshop for Writers.
Presented by Michelle Parker-Rock
and Dawn Dixon
Northwest YMCA
Tucson, Arizona
For more information
Contact Michelle Parker-Rock, Regional Advisor
or go to www.scbwi-az.org

MAY 16, 2010
I'll be at the
Children's Book Week Event
Tucson Children's Museum
Authors Kids Love Reading
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

MAY 19, 2010
I'll be presenting at
Pueblo Del Sol Middle School's
Career Day
Phoenix, Arizona


APRIL 2010

6206e8a18b National Poetry Month

APRIL 8, 2010
Authors Kids Love Presentation
Ocotillo East Valley Reading Association
Town Meadows Elementary School
1101 N. Recker Road
Gilbert, Arizona 85234
4:00 - 6:00 p.m.


APRIL 10, 2010
SCBWI AZ Informal Networking Get-Together
Greater Tucson Area
YMCA Lighthouse
2900 N. Columbus Blvd.
Tucson, Arizona 85712
10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
For more info go to www.scbwi-az.org

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APRIL 16, 2010
I'll be presenting
Writing Workshops

at the Young Writers Conference
Northern Arizona University
Flagstaff Arizona
9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.


APRIL 25 - 28, 2010
I'll be attending the International Reading Association's
Annual Convention

Reading in Many Language
Chicago, Illinois