Maria will be at the following events in 2017 and 2018:

For those unable to attend my events, but would still like a signed and personalized book, you can order copies through Cupboard Maker Books! They have all my book titles, but shipping is US only. To order books go: HERE

March 25, 2017 Keynote Breakfast Speaker for Maryland Writer's Association Annual Conference at (Crowne Plaza, 173 Jennifer Rd, Annapolis, Maryland, 21401). This is a one day conference from 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. This is an opportunity for writers to network, discuss their craft, and participate in workshops with respected industry professionals. In addition to workshops and networking opportunities, the MWA also welcomes speakers Jeffery Deaver, internationally recognized mystery and crime writer.

Registration includes: Keynote Breakfast, Keynote Lunch, Access to 20+ workshops, One-on-one appointment with an agent or editor, Query and first page panel (random drawing), Book signing and cocktail party. Click HERE to register online. Register before March 11 to avoid the $25.00 late fee!

March 31, 2017 Participating in Villanova Comic Con at (Villanova University Connelly Center, Villanova, Pennsylvania, 19085) from 6:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. From their Facebook page Nova Con is: An interclub event for all things nerdy, this event sponsored through Nova Nights is available to everyone on and off campus, student or not. A showfloor with student and local vendors, club hosted activities, cosplay contests, and panelists working in the entertainment industry, what more can you ask for!

April 6, 2017 Author Event and Book Signing in Utah at Herriman Library at (5380 West Herriman Main Street, Herriman, Utah 84096) from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. This is my first time in Utah and I'm super excited. I'll be doing a presentation and Q&A that will be followed by a book signing. The King's English Bookshop will be selling copies of my books, but feel free to bring your books from home!

April 8, 2017 Book Signing and Q&A in California at (Barnes & Noble, Weberstown Mall, 4950 Pacific Avenue Space 319, Stockton, California, 95207, 209-472-1885) from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. PDT. This is a FREE event! Bring your books from home - I'll sign them all!

June 23, 2017 Participating in the Mega Explosive Book Signing at (Seton Hill University, The Performing Arts Center, Greensburg, Pennsylvania, 15601). 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Free and open to the public!

July 26-29, 2017 Participating in the Romance Writer's of America's annual Conference at (Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort, Orlando, Florida). I will be teaching a workshop on how to create maps for your fictional worlds. I will also be signing books in the "Readers for Life" Literacy Autographing on Saturday, July 29 from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. This signing is in the Pacific Hall at the Dolphin Resort. It's free, open to the public, and there is no need to register. However, since this is a fundraiser event for literacy organizations, attendees will not be allowed to bring books from home into the event. Plan to purchase books on site.

January 12-14, 2018 Young Adult Author Guest of Honor! for MarsCon 2018 at (Doubletree Williamsburg Hotel, 50 Kingsmill Road, Williamsburg, Virginia). MarsCon has a variety of fun and interesting family and adult programming, a huge Gaming Room, an Art Room, Artist & Author Alley, Costume Contest, and Charity Auction, plus lots of entertainment, and a Dealers Room full of geeky things for the whole family. Cost is $40.00 if you register before July 15, 2017, $45.00 from July 15 to December 15, and $50.00 at the door. Register HERE.

Anyone interested in scheduling Maria for a writing workshop/presentation, a reading, or a signing (or for all three!) is welcome to contact Maria at maria AT MariaVSnyder DOT com

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