Southern KY Book Festival - April, 2017
Buckeye Book Fair - OH - Nov. 2017
MARY ROSE & A Night of Ghost Tales (10/21) - B&N, West
Books by the Banks - Cincinnati -
B&N Teen Book Festival (9/23) - West Chester, OH
Book Launch for
- Indianapolis - Aug. 2017
- Chicago - June 2017
TLA - San Antonio -
Live Interview with Cover to Cover - TRUTHERS, MARY
Live Interview WVXU Cincinnati - TRUTHERS:x
Live Interview: Inside the Writer's Head (Cincinnati
Library Foundation) - 2016
Interview: OAAA 2016 (on writing and
Interview SwillBlog: (a chat on writing,
inspirations/idols, new collection) - 2016
Interview: LittleRedReviewer (writing short fiction)
Live Interview with Paraspeak Radio about the Jersey
Interview with Suspense Radio (Suspense Magazine)
on CAIN books
Live Interview with NPR Cincinnati
(WVXU) on CAIN'S BLOOD and
Live Interview with COVER TO COVER about the CAIN books
Interview with Seattle Post
Interview with BooksBonesBuffy
Interview with JeanBookNerd
Interview with K C Maguire (2014)
Interview with Alethea Kontis (2013)
Interview with Mindy McGinnis (Writer, Writer, Pants
on Fire) (2013)
at The Qwillery (re: why we "like" serial killers)
Know Your Nominee interview
(Project Cain -
Books by The Banks - 2016
|Bookstore event in
Book Launch for CAIN'S BLOOD and PROJECT CAIN (9/3/2013)
Hosting the Interview
of Context '09's
Photo by Sandy Lender
American History Fair
(Barnes & Noble, West Chester, OH)
with James Cash, Kent Richardson,
and Lester Horwitz
Photo by Wanda Richardson
Context '07 (Columbus, OH)
Lee, Jim Hines,
interview in the September pub of Ingram
Books (world's largest book distributor), just in time for the
international "Talk Like a Pirate" day.
- Presented seminar
on "Creative Writing" at Joseph-Beth
Booksellers Cincinnati, OH.
- Presenting at Barnes
& Noble Educator events (West Chester & Fairfield).
- Contract signed with Middle
Atlantic Press to write two more Tales Of... books.
- A nice nod from the Ohioana Library
Association in recognition of Tales of the Atlantic Pirates
at an event to be held November 12th.
- Presented "Creative
Writing 101" at several local elementary schools.
- Presenting "Research
for Writers" at
Barnes and Noble in West Chester Ohio
- Several Pirates
signings at the Beach Waterpark (Mason,
- Appeared on
WGMD 92.7 Morning Show
(DelMarVa) to discuss Atlantic Pirates.
- Signings in Chestertown (MD),
Rehoboth Beach (DE), and
- Attended the Horror Writers
Association convention in New York
Reading at APEX DAY (Lexington, KY) 2009
- Attended the Camp Necon
horror writer's conference in Rhode Island
- Presented a seminar on
writing (and selling!) non-fiction and creative nonfiction at the local
and Noble. Nice gathering of local writers!
- On Halloween, was
interviewed by Karin Phillips of KYW-1060 Radio (Philadelphia's
leading radio station) regarding the writing of Tales of the Jersey
Devil and the creature's extraordinary myth. The interview ran
several times during one of JD's favorite days.
- Reading, discussion and
book signing at the University of Dayton.
- Dragoncon (Atlanta), America's largest sci-fi/fantasy convention.
Invited to be a panelist on the "Writing about Monsters" panel, and got
to meet up with Writers of the Future mates Steven Savile, Luke
Reid and Kevin J. Anderson.
- Various events for Tales
of the Jersey Devil along the Jersey shore, including stops at
Cape May, Ocean City, Stone Harbor and Cherry Hill.
Signing books at Writers of
the Future Awards Ceremony at the Beverly Hills Hotel