ON THE ROAD 2015
January 12: (Postponed due to snow storm--see March 10th.) Lea will be speaking at the Freeport Library in Freeport, Maine, at 6:30 p.m. about her Shadows on a Maine Christmas, Twisted Threads, and Uncertain Glory. Copies of her books will be available for purchase and signing.
January 16: Lea will be signing her books along with other authors at Nerdy Author Night, 6:30-8:00 p.m. at the Falmouth Elementary School, Falmouth, Maine.
January 24: Lea and Kathy Lynn Emerson/Kaitlyn Dunnett will be speaking at the Ellsworth Library at 10:30 a.m. Copies of their books will be available for purchase and signing.
February 7: From 11:30 until 12:30 Lea will be signing copies of UNCERTAIN GLORY at the Islandport Press booth at the Kidabaloo Festival, 58 Fore Street – The Portland Company, in Portland Maine.
February 11: Lea will be visiting two classes at Kensington Elementary School in New Hampshire via Skype.
March 6: Lea will be Skyping with students at the Juniper Hill School in Alba, Maine
March 10: Lea will be speaking about her latest books at the Freeport Community Library in Freeport, Maine, at 6:30
March 11: Lea will speak at the Lincoln Home in Newcastle, Maine at 3:00 pm; the event will be open to the public and her books will be available for purchase and signing.
March 12 & 16: Lea will be Skyping with students in Dexter, Maine
March 19:Lea will be visiting 7th graders at the Bristol Consolidated School
April 2: Lea will be Skyping with fourth graders at the Searsport Elementary School.
April 8: Lea will be on MPBN at noon with Gerry Boyle and Gayle Lynds to talk about the Maine Crime Wave
April 11: Lea will be attending the Maine Crime Wave, a mystery conference sponsored by Maine Writers and Publishers, in Portland, Maine. Lea will be on a panel about the research done by mystery writers, with Gerry Boyle, Paul Doiron, and Gayle Lynds.
April 14: Lea will be speaking at 6 p.m. at the Rumford Library in Rumford, Maine, about her UNCERTAIN GLORY.
April 24-26: Lea will be at the NESCBWI conference in Springfield, Massachusetts. On Friday she’ll be one of those at the Mentor Tables, and on Sunday she’ll be conducting two workshpps: “Who Is Real” Combining fictional and real characters in historical fiction, and “Editing”.
April 28: Lea will be visiting with classes at the Camden/Rockport Elementary School and running two writing workshops for students there.
May 1-3: Lea will be attending Malice Domestic, a mystery conference in Bethesda, Maryland, where her UNCERTAIN GLORY is a finalist for an Agatha Award for best children’s mystery. Lea will be on the children’s mystery authors panel on Saturday.
May 20: Lea’s UNCERTAIN GLORY will be the subject of Lincoln Academy’s (Newcastle, Maine) “Books and Brunch.” She’ll be spending the day with those who’ve read her book.
May 22: Lea will be speaking at an Author Luncheon hosted by the South Freeport Congregational Church in Freeport, Maine, from 11:30-1:00
May 27: Lea will be giving a tour of the Old Wiscasset Jail to students from the Juniper Hill School (9:30).
June 14: Lea will be speaking with Dorothy Cannell and Kate Flora at 2 p.m. the Liberty Library, Liberty, Maine for “Death and Desserts.”
June 15: Lea will be taking students from the Bristol Consolidated School on a tour of the Old Jail in Wiscasset, and on a tour of other Wiscasset locations in Lea’s UNCERTAIN GLORY.
July 1: Lea and Dorothy Cannell, Kathy Lynn Emerson, John Clark and Maureen Milliken will be signing their books at a booth in the Belgrade Lakes Fourth Celebration, from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m.
July 11: Lea will be one of the 50+ authors in all genres who will be at Books in Boothbay, at the Railway Museum on route 27 in Boothbay, Maine, from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. A great place to get signed books for gifts!
July 25: Lea will be signing her books from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the Beyond The Sea Literary Festival at Lincolnville Beach.
August 17: Lea will be speaking as part of the Maine Writers Series at 7 p.m at the Witherle Memorial Library in Castine, Maine.
August 19: Lea and her husband will be selling their antique prints at a booth in the barn at the Coastal Maine Antiques Dealers Association at Round Top, business route one, Damariscotta, Maine, from 9 until 4. Lea’s books will also be available for purchase and signing.
August 25: Publication date for THREADS OF EVIDENCE
September 18-19: Lea will be at Murder By the Book ... a Maine mystery conference sponsored by the Jessup Library in Bar Harbor, Maine.
September 22: Lea Wait and Dorothy Cannell and Kate Flora will be speaking at the Rangeley Library in Rangeley, Maine, at 7 p.m. Their books will be available for purchase and signing.
September 24: Lea will be speaking about Threads of Evidence, Uncertain Glory .. and her life as a Maine author .. at The Mustard Seed Bookstore, 74 Front Street in Bath, Maine at 7 p.m.
October 9-10: Lea will be a part of the Bar Harbor Children’s Book Festival. For details, see the Bar Harbor Book Festival's website.
October 31 (10-5) and November 1 (10-3): Lea and Kathy Lynn Emerson/Kristin Dunnett will be selling and signing their books at the REM Craft Festival at the Champion Fitness Center, 30 Elm Plaza in Waterville.
November 6-8: Lea will be at the New England Crime Bake mystery conference in Massachusetts.
November 14: Lea will be speaking about "Living and Writing on the Coast of Maine" at 11:00 a.m. at Maine Coast Books, Main Street, Damariscotta, Maine.
November 19 (11-4), November 20 (11-8), November 21 (7-4) and November 22 (11-4,) Lea will be with her books at the Studio 53 Arts, Authors and Crafts Christmas show at 53 Townsend Avenue in Boothbay Harbor.
December 1: Lea and other authors of books for young people will be signing at Barnes & Noble, Augusta, Maine, from 4:00 until 7:30 p.m. The evening will be sponsored by the Manchester Elementary School PTO, and some of Lea’s books for adults will be available, as well as her books for younger readers.
December 3: Lea will join fifty+ other New England mystery authors, signing her recent books at the New England Mobile Book Fair’s annual Mystery Night, 82 Needham Street, Newton Highlands, Massachusetts, from 6 until 7 p.m.
December 5: Lea will be signing and selling copies of her books at the Unitarian-Universalist Church of Brunswick’s Holiday Craft Fair, 15 Pleasant Street, Brunswick, Maine, from 9 am until 2 pm.
December 29: Shipping date for Lea’s THREAD AND GONE, 3rd in the Mainely Needlepoint series.
January 14: Lea will be speaking at the Prince Memorial Library, 266 Main Street in Cumberland, Maine at 6 p.m. Copies of her books will be available for purchase and signing.
January 15: Lea will be joining other authors of books for children at the Nerdy Evening with Authors and Illustrators from 6-8 p.m. at the Plummer-Motz Elementary School, 192 Middle Road, in Falmouth, Maine. This event is open to the public; both adults and children are welcome.
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