Author Visits 

Readings, Writings, Signing & more!


Additional Info

Author Visits

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Beth’s visits are in an assembly format for groups no larger than 200 at a time. You may book her for multiple presentations with a half-day or a whole-day schedule.

 Interested in booking Beth for your school/church/organization? Click here to download the booking form. Fill this out completely and email it back to If your date is available, a confirmation of event appearance and contract will follow.


Booking Fees


Local (within 30 miles of Montgomery, AL) : $100 a session, $200 half-day, $400 whole-day. Whole day bookings include visits to selected individual classrooms in addition to the assemblies. Lunch will need to be provided for half and full day bookings. Four presentation maximum per day.


Out of Town: The same fees apply for sessions plus $.29 per mileage fee from the author’s home to your location. You can partner with other schools or organizations in the same area and share the costs if needed. (Two school maximum per day)


If overnight: $150 per night fee to be paid by the programs requiring an overnight stay. All meals will be reimbursed by the sponsor to the author.

If traveling by air: The two-way coach airfare will be paid in full by the sponsor. Any further transportation required (Uber, trains, shuttles, rentals) will be the responsibility of the sponsor.

Fun Add-Ons

Swag Bags


Swag bags stuffed with anti-bullying, self-esteem building goodies are available to order for the session's participants for $1 each. If you would like to order Swag Bags for your event, please contact Beth no less than 48 hours before the event with a completed order form found here!

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Book Signings!

Book Beth to do a signing at your store! Order books through Ingram distribution. The signing will be promoted on this site and all of Beth's social media pages. Create a buzz, sell books, and increase traffic flow to your store!

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Organizational Presentations

This presentation includes read-alongs, games, songs, visuals, puppets and activities to develop writing skills and encourage empathy and self esteem. Beth will share her story of adoption and encourage all to love their wonderful weirdness. Q&A session and a free book signing are included. 


Cool School Visits

Get the scoop on adoption from an adopted child’s point of view.  This package includes a candid discussion with visuals of how it feels to be adopted, when and how to tell the child using Beth’s book One Thing Missing as a template, and how to encourage self esteem in adopted children using Beth’s book I’m Not Weird, I’m Wonderful.  Q&A session and free book signing are included.