www.jenniferdonnelly.com   I loved every minute of Cavalcade – from the enthusiastic school panels, to high-fiving the writing contest winners, to the workshops attended by super-dedicated young writers. The librarians, teachers, and booksellers behind the festival are so organized, tons of fun, and serious true believers in the power ofRead More →

AUTHOR JUSTINA CHEN ROARS FOR LIBRARIES I’d like to give a personal shout out to Michelle Lane for organizing a fantastic Northwest book festival. Through A Cavalcade of Authors  thousands of teens have been able to meet with their favorite authors because of her, her vision, and her team of literacy-mindedRead More →

Cavalcade of Authors is without a doubt one of the most fun author events I’ve been apart of. The organizers treat you like a star and the kids are all extremely well prepared and a joy to work with. Highly recommended! Plus you get a book made of chocolate. Plus how fun is the wordRead More →

THREE CHEERS FOR CAVALCADE! Welcome to Library Lions interviews Raising a Roar for libraries and the outstanding librarians across the U.S. Today we’re celebrating Cavalcade of Authors Part 2 with Jeff Burlingame’s article recently featured in the magazine The Medium. Jeff Burlingame (showing his prized Cavalcade tee shirt) is theRead More →

Roar for Cavalcade of Authors Happy Children’s Book Week! And welcome to a Special Edition of Library Lions. This week we’re Roaring for the Cavalcade of Authors now in its 5th year! The Skinny Cavalcade of Authors yearly conference is dedicated to providing the secondary students of our region access toRead More →

Cavalcade of Authors was featured in the January 2013 issue of School Library Monthly a national library journal. We are making a difference! IMAGINE AN EVENT for 650 teenagers to get together with a dozen of their favorite authors. Imagine that this event allows these students to hear original backstories,Read More →

Cavalcade of Authors: Bringing a Community Together On March 9th of this year I was fortunate enough to attend a phenomenal event in Tri-Cities, Cavalcade of Authors, created by Richland School District middle school librarian, Michelle Lane. The event brought together 12 middle and high school level authors with 650 students in theRead More →

Hole in the Sky Book Trailer Hole in the Sky is a post-apocalyptic sci-fi novel set in the near future, after a virulent strain of influenza has wiped out more than 99% of the human race. Michelle Lane, the organizer of Cavalcade of Authors (scroll down to see my postRead More →

US Tour Part 3: Cavalcade of Awesomeness!!!!!!! 🙂 The Cavalcade of Authors, in the Tri-Cities, is the reason I’m over here in the States. It’s an amazing event, created and run by a wonderful woman called Michelle Lane. The idea is to bring together twelve authors and a load ofRead More →

I’m Back You didn’t know I was gone? Well, I was. I’ve been in Washington, in the Tri-Cities of Pasco, Kennewick, and Richland, on the Columbia River. I was one of twelve(!) authors presenting to 650(!) teens at the Cavalcade of Authors. [Read more]Read More →

Roar for Cavalcade of Authors Welcome to Library Lions interviews.This month we’re Raising a Roar for Cavalcade of Authors! It’s an honor to introduce librarian Michelle Lane, creator of Cavalcade! Michelle has been a librarian for 6 years. Here’s her school library “called The Cat’s Den” at Enterprise Middle SchoolRead More →