• 12: Moon Festival PJ party 6-8 p.m. with Heidi Stemple and Grace Lin at the Carle Museum, Amherst MA. Featuring Kite for Moon,  Owl Moon, others
  • 14 Princeton, NJ Children’s Book Festival, Heidi and Jane signing
  • 17: Award ceremony at Mass. State House  11:30, featuring YA award-winning novel by JY—MAPPING THE BONES.
  • 21: Signing with Heidi Stemple, Barnes & Noble Holyoke MA.  
  • 28-29 SCBWI Minnesota with Heidi Stemple  


  • 5 Chappaqua, NY Children’s Book Festival, Heidi and Jane signing
  • 6: Conway. MA, Fall festival Heidi and Jane signing
  • 12-13: signing in New Orleans ILA conference, for Easy Readers School of Fish books 1 and 2
  • 16: OWL MOON panel with child in book (grown up) Heidi Stemple, illustrator’s widow Judy Schoenherr, editor Patricia Gauch, Manhattanville College, Purchase New York first ever gathering of this panel.  
  • 24: Jane and Heidi Stemple teach Boston Elders at Life Long Learning Center in Regis College, Weston, Mass


  • 2: Signing with Heidi Stemple  and 50+ other authors at Rochester Children’s Book Festival,  Monroe Community College, Rochester NY
  • 14-17 Picture Book Boot Camp. Highlights, Honesdale PA Heidi and Jane teaching


  • 5: Speaking at UMass after dinner more info to come