Maria will be at the following bookstores, conferences and conventions in 2015:

March 21-22, 2015 Participating in the Liberty States Fiction Writers Create Something Magical Conference. (Renaissance Woodbridge Hotel in Iselin, New Jersey, 08830). This is a conference for both readers and writers! The Saturday Keynote speaker is Sylvia Day, and I'm going to be the breakfast speaker on Sunday. Yes, you read that right - I'm going to wake up before noon! You need to attend just to witness that historic event! ;) Registration is required and you can register here: Registration.

March 24- April 6, 2015 UNITED KINGDOM BOOK TOUR IN LONDON, BIRMINGHAM, MANCHESTER, EDINBURGH, AND BRISTOL!!! You're welcome to bring all your books from home - I'll sign them all!

Scheduled Events:
March 24: Book Event at Forbidden Planet (179 Shaftesbury Avenue, London, WC2H 8JR, Telephone: 0207 420 3666). 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. (1800 - 1900). I'll be doing a reading, answering reader questions and a book signing! Feel free to bring books from home and since it's only an hour, I'll try and get there early!

March 26: Book Event at Waterstones Birmingham (128 New St, Birmingham, B2 4DB, 0121 631 4333). 7:00 p.m. I'll be doing a reading, answering reader questions and a book signing! Feel free to bring books from home!

March 28: Book Signing at Waterstones Piccadilly (203/206 Piccadilly, London, W1J 9HD, 020 7851 2400) 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. And there will be a get-together with my readers after the signing at a local pub for anyone who is interested!

March 29: Book Signing at Waterstones Manchester (91 Deansgate, Manchester, M3 2BW, 0161 837 3000). 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. There will be another get-together with my readers after the signing in Manchester at a local pub for anyone who is interested!

March 30: Book Signing at Waterstones Edinburgh (83 George Street, Edinburgh, EH2 3ES, 0131 225 3436). 4:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

April 6: Book Event at Waterstones Bristol Cribbs-Causeway (33 Lower Mall, Cribbs Causeway, Bristol, BS34 5GF, 0117 950 9813). 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. You need a ticket for this event - the tickets are FREE and you can call the store and reserve yours.

April 17, 2015 Book Signing at Barnes & Noble. (300 Neshaminy Mall, Bensalem, Pennsylvania, 19020, 215-364-4235). 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

April 25, 2015 Book Signing and Panel Discussion at Midtown Scholar. (1302 North Third Street, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, 17102, 717-236-1680). 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

May 1-3, 2015 Participating in the Oklahoma Writers' Federation Inc.'s Conference. OWFI Conference. (Oklahoma City, Oklahoma). I don't have a ton of details and the website hasn't been updated to reflect 2015 yet, but I will be there doing two presentations/workshops and a book signing. I'll update this when I know more.

May 6, 2015 Book Talk and Signing at Joseph T. Simpson Public Library. (16 North Walnut Street, Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, 17055, 717-766-0171) starting at 7:00 p.m. This event is FREE and OPEN to the public. Books will be available for sale.

May 22-24, 2015 Participating in Balticon 49. (Hunt Valley Inn, 245 Shawan Road, Hunt Valley, Maryland, 21031). Over 400 Hours of Multi-Track Programming featuring authors, publishers, editors, artists, scientists, musicians and other creative SF luminaries. Join over a thousand SF fans for the area's largest and longest running convention of its kind! Visit our huge art show, dealer's room, concerts, dances, gaming room, computer room and video room. Everything Science Fiction and Fantasy in one huge package.

June 26, 2015 Participating in the In Your Write Mind: Mega Super Big Explosive Book Signing at Seton Hill University. (McKenna Hall, Greensburg, Pennsylvania, 15601). 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. I'll post more details when I get them.

September 25-27, 2015 Participating in the Speculative Fiction Southeast Convention 2015. SF:SE. (Sherton Orlando North, 600 North Lake Destiny Road. Maitland, FLorida, 32751, 407-660-9000, If you book through the SF:SE website you'll get a great $65/night deal on the hotel!). Here's what the Conference Director has to say: "SF:SE is a mashup of standard conference/convention styles, with a tagline sentiment of 'not your mother's writers conference'. So, kind of...Writer's Digest on acid, for all illustrators/authors and enthusiasts of Speculative Fiction. A lot of fun, basically." Other authors attending are: Kelley Armstrong, Jacqueline Carey, and Carrie Jones.

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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