Trudy Krisher



  • Featured Speaker. The Frugal Frigate, Children’s Bookstore. Annual Fundraiser, Redlands, California. May, 1993.
  • Featured Speaker. Ohio State University Children’s Literature Conference, “Books for Children with Special Needs.” January, 1994.
  • Featured Speaker. American Library Association Conference, New York City, 1996.
  • Featured Speaker. Ohio Conference of Teachers of English Language Arts Conference, October, 1996.
  • Featured Speaker. New York Public Library, Book Talks, October, 1997.
  • Featured Speaker. Ohio State UniversFity Children’s Book Conference, “Readin’, Writin’, and Racism: One Writer Looks at Writing    about Race,” Columbus, Ohio, January, 1998.
  •  Featured Speaker. Montgomery County Education Council Spring Event, Dayton OH, April, 1998.
  • Featured Speaker and Workshop Leader. Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators Workshop, October, 1999.
  •  Featured Speaker. Dayton Peace Accords Ceremony, Young Adults from Sarajevo, November 1999.
  •  Featured Speaker. National Conference of Teachers of English (NCTE), New York, March, 2000.
  •  Workshop Leader. Columbus Writers’ Workshop. “Writing for Children and Young Adults.” Columbus, OH, October,  2002.
  • Workshop Leader. “LitFest: Creative Arts Festival,” University of Dayton, Dayton, OH,  April 2002.
  •  Featured Speaker and Judge. “Generation Next Teen Fiction Contest.” Cuyahoga County Community Library System, Cleveland, Ohio, April, 2003.
  •  Judge. “Martin Luther King Day Essay Contest.” City of Dayton and Kettering Regional Partnership. January, 2004.
  •  Featured Speaker, Stivers School for the Arts. Dayton, OH, March, 2004.
  • Presenter and Workshop Leader. Sinclair Community College Writers’ Workshop, April, 2004.
  • Visiting Author and Author Day Presenter, Bowling Green School District. Bowling  Green, OH, November 2007.
  •  Visiting Author and Book Day Presenter. Tuscarawas School District Gifted   Program. New Philadelphia, OH, May 2008.
  • Presenter, “Successful Writing Strategies for Children and Young Adults,” Dayton and Montgomery County Public Library, October, 2012.
  • Featured Panelist, “Writing for Young Adults,” Wright State University, March, 2013.
  • Presenter, Children's Literature Class, Wright State University, July, 2013.
  • Read-to-Write Discussion Group, August, 2013.
  • Faculty Member and Workshop Leader. Antioch Writers’ Workshop. Yellow Springs, Ohio, 1997, 1999, 2012, 2013.
  • Society of Children's Book Writers & Illustrators Conference, Cleveland, Ohio, Sept, 2013
  • Mt Vernon Senior High School, Mt. Vernon, IN, November, 2013.
  • Faculty Member and Presenter, Society of Children's Book Writers & Illustrators.  Cleveland, OH, Sept. 19-20, 2014.
  • Speaker, Antioch University Midwest.  "Banned Books, a Writer's Perspective".  Oct. 18, 2014.
  • January 13, 2015:  Engineers Club/Barn Gang:  "Banned Books: One Writer's Perspective", Dayton, Ohio
    January 20, 2015:  TaWaSi Men's Business Group - Ponitz Center, Sinclair Community College, Dayton, Ohio.   "Fanny Seward - A Life"

  • February 10, 2015:  Books & Company at The Greene:  7:00 PM, Dayton, Ohio.  "Fanny Seward - A Life"
    February 27 - 28, 2015:  Ohio Conference of Teachers of English and Language Arts, Worthington, Ohio:  "Banned Books: One Writer's Perspective"
    March 8, 2015:  Women's Rights National Historical Park, Seneca Falls, New York, 2:00 PM.  "Fanny Seward - A Life"
    March 10, 2015:  Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York - "Fanny Seward - A Life"
    March 11, 2015:  Auburn Public Theatre, Auburn, NY:  Presentation, Reception & Book Signing, 6:30 - 9:00PM.    " Fanny Seward - A Life" 
    April 24, 2015:  Lincoln House Bookstore, Springfield, IL:  Book Signing, Noon - "Fanny Seward - A Life" &   "An Affectionate Farewell"
    April 24, 2015:  Illinois Old State House, Springfield, IL:  Presentation & Book Signing, 5:30 PM - "Fanny Seward - A Life" &  "An Affectionate Farewell"
    April 25, 2015:  Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum, Springfield, IL:  Presentation, 11:00 AM - "An Affectionate Farewell"
    Presentation, 1:00 PM - "Fanny Seward - A Life"Book Signing, 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
    May 12, 2015:  Books & Company at The Greene:  7:00 PM, Dayton, Ohio.  Book Signing - "An Affectionate Farewell"