Join me on the road

In The Year of Perfect Vision 2020


February 22, 2020


Special guest speaker at the Lansing Area African American Genealogy Society, 2020 Winter Genealogy Conference. It's from 10am to 3:15pm on Saturday February 22, 2020, at Union Missionary Baptist Church, 500 S. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.  Free registration by February 15. You can also pre-order my book, Mother of Orphans: The True and Curious Story of Irish Alice, a Colored Man's Widow. I will be signing books. Registration is free and lunch is free as well. Register today at or call 517-449-8279. 

April 17, 2020

Reader - 7:30 -9:30 p.m., Coffeehouse at All Saints, East Lansing.

May be Livestreamed on Facebook. 

April 20, 2020


Reader/Signing -- 12:30p.m. Women's Literature Read-In, Grand River Room, Gannon Building

Lansing Community College, Lansing, Michigan 

July 25, 2020


Presentor. "The Story Beyond the Name."Join genealogist Dedria Humphries Barker as she shares her Irish great-grandmother's story. 2pm Ohio History Center, Columbus, Ohio. 

August 20, 2020

Presentor -  10a.m., AARP Genealogy Program, Meridian Senior Center.

4000 Okemos Road, Michigan

Speaker/Signing -- 6 p.m.East Lansing Public Library, 950 Abbott Road, 

July 2019 

7 pm Sunday July 21   Poets in Pajamas, a Sundress Publications series. Join me for a 15-minute live reading immediately followed by a Q&A on the Poets in Pajamas Facebook page. 

October 2019 

                                            Noon Saturday, October 26 Ohio History Center, Columbus,                                            Ohio. Presentation: "The Story Beyond the Name."



April 2019 

6 Rally of Writers. Join me for my session, Abracadabra: The Magic of Research. Lansing, Michigan, Lansing Community College, West Campus