Janet Sumner Johnson
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2017 Events:

February 16, 2017: Participating in World Read Aloud Day

Skyping with classes across the U.S.

February 17-18, 2017: SCWC [South Coast Writer’s Conference] Workshop Presenter

Gold Beach Center of Southwestern Oregon Community College, Gold Beach, OR


March 2, 2017: Participating in Read Across America

Skyping with classes across the U.S.

March 13, 2017: School Visit

Reno, NV

April 3, 2017: School Visit w/Jill Diamond (author of Lou Lou and Pea and the Mural Mystery)

Mt. Shasta, CA

June 3, 2017: Workshop Presentation: The Character of Setting

Midcontinent Public Library, Woodneath Branch, 8900 NE Flintlock Rd, Kansas City, MO time TBA

June 6, 2017: nErDcampKS

Hesston High, 200 N Ridge Rd, Hesston, Kansas 67062 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM

June 10, 2017: Presentation: The Ins and Outs of a Critique Group

Midcontinent Public Library, Woodneath Branch, 8900 NE Flintlock Rd, Kansas City, MO time TBA


2016 Events:

October 8, 2016: League of Extraordinary Writers Workshop Presenter

Powell’s Books at Cedar Hills Crossing, 3415 SW Cedar Hills Blvd., Beaverton, OR 2-3 PM

October 14, 2016: Multi-author signing w/Lois Sepahban, Dee Romito, Laura Shovan, Jen Maschari, Jenn Bishop, & Bridget Hodder

Blue Marble Books, 1356 S Ft Thomas Ave, Fort Thomas, KY  TBA

October 15, 2016: Books by the Bank, Cincinnati Regional Book Festival

Duke Energy Center, 525 Elm St., Cincinnati OH 10 AM – 4 PM

November 1, 2016: Author Panel w/Laura Shovan

Klamath County Library, Main Branch, 316 Main St., Klamath Falls, OR 6:30 – 7:30 PM

November 2, 2016: Author Panel and Signing w/Laura Shovan

Barnes & Noble, 1400 Biddle Rd., Medford, OR 4 PM – 5:30 PM

November 4, 2016: Bay Area Young Adult Librarians (BAYA) Author Fair

California Library Association (CLA) Conference, Exhibit Hall, Sacramento, CA 12-1:30 PM

Past Events:



MD/WV/DE SCBWI Conference Presentation, Mar. ’16


From Left: Me, Laura Shovan, Ava Jae, Kathy MacMillan Handley Library Author Panel, Winchester, VA, Mar. ’16














Launch Party, The King’s English Bookshop, Apr. ’16


Author Skype Visit

Skype Visit for World Read Aloud Day (WRAD), Feb. ’16