News & Events
Storytime in Hutchinson
Saturday, April 18
Anola will read KATE'S OCEAN, share the story behind the story and lead a prairie-related activity. Come have some Saturday morning fun!
The Fun and Challenge of Writing Historical Fiction
A program for all ages.
Saturday, April 6, 2:00 to 3:00 pm
Trailside Center, 9901 Holmes Rd. KCMO
1 to 3 pm
Saturday, July 11
Join in the fun of celebrating Anola's latest book. Listen to some ukelele songs from the World War I era, hear excerpts from the book and enjoy some lemonade and a cookie!
"In the Know" Program
2 to 3 pm
Sunday, July 19, 2015
WORLD WAR I MUSEUM & MEMORIAL
Join Anola and museum archivist Jonathan Casey as they discuss the art of writing and the role of research in both historic fiction and non-fiction. Following their discussion, Anola will sign copies of CALLAHAN CROSSROADS. FREE to the public with RSVP | Edward Jones Research Center.
100 W 26th St, Kansas City, MO 64108 (816) 888-8100
HOMEGROWN READS EVENT
On Saturday, October 25, Anola took part in the KCK Public Library's Homegrown Reads, a local author fair. Over 20 local authors read from their titles and chatted with readers throughout the afternoon (1- 4:30 PM). Mysteryscape bookstore sold several titles.
On Saturday, September 6, Anola attended the Fall Conference of the MOSCBWI (Missouri Society for Children's Book Writers and Illustrators in St. Charles, MO. At the luncheon session, she read Kate's Ocean Garden. Her picturebook manuscript won the conference scholarship contest for the best entry depicting the conference theme, "Seeds of Success."
Webster University Alumni Book Signing
5:30-7:00pm A Webster graduate, Anola will appear at the Alumni & Faculty Authors Meet & Greet, where folks can meet the authors, hear about their work and get pointers on publishing.
Centene Atrium, East Academic Building, Webster University, Webster Groves, MO
WHISPER ISLAND Named BOTYA Finalist!!
Foreword Reviews, the only review magazine solely dedicated to discovering new indie books, listed WHISPER ISLAND as a finalists for its 16th Annual Book of the Year Awards today. Each year, Foreword shines a light on a small group of indie authors and publishers whose groundbreaking work stands out from the crowd.
Book Signing at Barnes & Noble
December 7, 2013
Next up for Anola after her long trip to Hong Kong and China--a signing event at the Zona Rosa Barnes & Noble store.
October 16, 2013
Park University held River Read for the fourth and fifth grade students of the Park Hill School District. Several Kansas City area authors met with the students and talked about writing, reading and good books.
Anola with Park Hill students, including Deanna Eberhart, who portrays Primmy.
Book Signing in Webster Groves
October 5, 2013
Webster Groves, MO -- Anola greeted readers and signed books at the Webster Groves Book Shop, a charming, well-stocked independent bookstore.
Hubert the dog and four young readers posed for photos.
Anola wrapped up September with two events on Saturday, 9/28. After a morning at the Johnson County Library Community Fair, she spent the afternoon at the Zona Rosa Barnes & Noble Bookstore greeting readers and signing books.