Appearances

Katrina Shawver is available for book clubs, book signings, book festivals, and any other speaking engagements at book festivals, museums, schools and civic organizations. She will attend book clubs by teleconference anywhere that has an Internet connection. Special gifts for book clubs!

Please contact Katrina via Email: katrina [at] katrinashawver.com to arrange a presentation or visit.

March through May 2019, Writer-in-Residence, Glendale Public Library, Foothills Branch, 19055 N. 57th Avenue, Glendale, AZ. Several workshops, no advance registration. One-on-one appointments are available by advance registration on the library website. For specific times, locations, and details, visit the website for Glendale Public Library, Calendar of Events (https://www.glendaleaz.com/library).

Workshops During Writer in Residence, Glendale Public Library
Fri 3/8/2019 @ 1:30-3:30 pm Write your Memoir One Story at a Time, Foothills branch
Wed 3/20/2019 @ 6:00-8:00 pm Bringing Someone Else’s Story to Life, Main library
Wed 4/10/2019 @ 6:00-8:00 pm Expand your Writer’s Toolbox, Foothills branch
Fri 4/19/2019 @ 10:30-12:30 pm Write your Memoir One Story at a Time, Velma Teague branch
Wed 5/8/2019 @ 6:00-8:00 pm Ready, Set, Publish, Foothills branch
Wed 5/15/2019 @ 6:00-8:00 pm Write your Memoir One Story at a Time, Main Library

March 27, 2019 – Private book club event

March 28, 2019 – Private book club event

March 30, 2019 – 12:00 pm – American Association of University Women Book Festival and Fundraiser, The Beatitudes campus, 1610 W Glendale Ave, Phoenix, AZ. Author presentation and book signing.

April 6, 2019 – 2:00-4:00 pm, Arizona Historical Novel Society, meeting at Poisoned Pen Bookstore, 4014 N Goldwater Blvd, Scottsdale, AZ 85251. Author panel on book marketing.

April 22, 2019 – 7:30 pm – ORT-America (Organizational Rehabilitation Training), Phoenix, AZ

June 12, 2019 – 6:00 pmScottsdale Public Library, Civic Center Library, 3839 N. Drinkwater Blvd., Scottsdale, AZ 85251. Author Talk and Book Signing

June 26, 2019 – 5:30 pm – Scottsdale Society of Women Writers, Starfire Golf Club, 11500 N. Hayden Rd., Scottsdale, AZ 85260

Previous Appearances

March 13, 2019 – Chandler Public Library
March 2, 2019 – TucsonFestival of Books
March 3, 2019 – 16th Annual Polish Festival, Phoenix
February 2, 2019 – Scottsdale Public Library (AZ), Local Author Day.
February 9, 2019 – Tempe Public Library (AZ)
December 1, 2018 – KJZZ Holiday Story Fest and Authors Showcase, Glendale AZ
November 17, 2018 – Mesa Public Library – Red Mountain Branch
November 15, 2018 – Sun Lakes Jewish Congregation Sisterhood, Sun Lakes, AZ
November 3, 2018 – Tempe Book Festival, Tempe Public Library, Tempe AZ.
October 10, 2018 – Foothills Library – Glendale Public Library,
Glendale, AZ
October 18, 2018 – New Frontiers for Lifelong Learning, Mesa Community College, Mesa, AZ
September 10, 2018 – Kopernik Memorial Association of Central New York, Whitesboro, NY
September 12, 2018 – Polish Legacy Group, Canisius College, Buffalo, NY
September 13, 2018 – Professional and Business Women of Polonia, Cheektowaga, NY
September 17, 2018 – Buffalo & Erie County Public Library, Audubon Library, Amherst, NY
August 27, 2018 – Ahwatukee Foothills Friends & Neighbors (AFFAN), Phoenix, AZ
June 14, 2018 – Mountain Park Senior Living, Phoenix AZ
June 14, 2018 – Writing Workshop “Bringing Someone Else’s Story to Life, Changing Hands Bookstore, Tempe, AZ
April 18, 2018, Phoenix Public Library, Ironwood branch, Phoenix Arizona
April 9, 2018 – Genocide Awareness Week, Scottsdale, Arizona
March 28, 2018 – Olympia Timberland Library, Olympia Washington
March 27, 2018 – Shelton Timberland Library, Shelton Washington
March 26, 2018 – Third Place Books – Seward Park, Seattle Washington
March 25, 2018 – Third Place Books – Ravenna, Seattle Washington
March 23, 2018 – Village Books & Paper Dreams, Bellingham, Washington
March 21, 2018 – Tacoma Public Library, Tacoma Washington
March 11, 2018 – Tucson Book Festival, Tucson Arizona
March 6, 2018 – Sun Lakes Jewish Congregation Men’s Club, Sun Lakes, Arizona

February 26, 2018 – New Frontiers for Learning, Mesa Arizona

February 19, 2018 – Brandeis National Committee – Phoenix Chapter
February 5, 2018 – Veterans Caucus, Arizona House of Representatives
January 27, 2018 – Peregrine Book Company, Prescott Arizona

January 4, 2018 – Barnes & Noble, Scottsdale Arizona
December 9, 2017 – Mesa Book Festival, Mesa Arizona
December 8, 2017 –  Dog-Eared Pages Used Book Store, Phoenix Arizona
November 28, 2017 – Book Launch & Signing, Changing Hands Bookstore, Tempe Arizona

Katrina Shawver at Changing Hands Bookstore November 28, 2017

November 18, 2017 – Barnes & Noble, Book Signing, Chandler Fashion Mall, Chandler Arizona

November 2, 2017 – East Valley Jewish Community Center, Chandler Arizona
“I was absolutely enthralled by your breadth of knowledge and delightful personality!”

October 26, 2017 House Veterans Caucus, Arizona State Legislature
“It was a pleasure to have Katrina speak to the Veterans Caucus and share her deeply moving story,” said Representative Lawrence.

 June 17, 2017 – Phoenix Writer’s Club, Phoenix, AZ
      “Writing Someone Else’s Story”
“Great interaction with the audience. You made it relatable.”

October 7, 2016 – Dog-Eared Pages Used Books  Phoenix, AZ
      “Writing Someone Else’s Story”

July 18, 2015 – Phoenix Writers Club, Phoenix, AZ
“Very interesting presentation and good presentation. Your passion for this should set up a best seller.”
“Incredible research! Great speech. Amazing and effective visuals.”

April 15, 2015 – Scottsdale Community College Genocide Awareness Week 2015
      “Poles as Victims and Heroes under Hitler and Stalin”

“Your entire presentation was so meaningful, comprehensive, captivating and from the heart.”

April 2 & 7, 2015  – Phoenix College
   “Poles as Victims and Heroes under Hitler and Stalin”

Video – Changing Hands Bookstore, Book Launch, November 28, 2017