Mary Peace FinleyAward-winning author of books for young people
October 20-22: Panelist, along with Joyce Lohse and Vickie Leigh Krudwig, speaking on the topic: "History Alive For Young Readers." Women Writing the West Conference, Colorado Springs, CO.June 24: Day long workshop presenter for aspiring writers. "So You Want to Publish? Better Get Ready First!" University of Colorado in Boulder, Continuing Education and Professional Studies. Boulder, CO.April 26: 6 to 7:30 P.M. "Young Authors and Artists Celebration" with parents. I will combine a book talk with "How Do You Become An Author?" and sign books, Frontier Elementary in Academy School District, Colorado Springs, CO.April 26: 2 P.M. Talk with Manitou Springs Student Reading Club, Manitou Springs, CO.April 22: 11:00 a.m. and 12 noon: Talks for "History Express," Colorado Historical Society, Denver, CO.April 7: World Premier of Lisa Cobb's stage play adaptation "Little Fox and Bent's Fort." Centennial, CO.April 4-7:1:00 P.M. on April 6th, "Exploring Kansas Through Historical Fiction--The Santa Fe Trail Trilogy--Soaring Eagle, White Grizzly, and Meadowlark." Mary will talk, "about the evolution of four award-winning books from the initial inspiration to wild and bizarre research." Then at 4:00 P.M., "Writing and Synchronicity, Awesome Serendipities." In this session Mary will share some stranger-than-fiction tales and peek into the possible source for serendipities in all of our lives." Kansas Association of School Librarians Tri-Conference 2006, Wichita, KS.March 31: Dress Rehearsal of young actors performance of an adaptation of "Little Fox's Secret---The Mystery of Bent's Fort." Centennial, CO.March 18: Presenter "Getting Published Conference" Division of Continuing Education and Professional Studies, University of Colorado at Boulder. Topic "Twelve Steps to Publication." Boulder, CO.