Author Visits


Author Visits

Author Visits

Cynthea has spoken for a number of organizations, including schools, libraries, conferences, writing workshops, festivals, bookstore events, as well as public corporate-sponsored events. If you’d like to book Cynthea for an event, please contact her.

School Visits

Take a look at the 2016-2017 School Visit Flyer for information about presentations and pricing. Below is a sample listing of schools Cynthea has spoken for. She would be happy to provide references as needed.

Examples of Past School Visits

  • Elgin Community College, Summer Kid’s Academy, Elgin, IL
  • Rhodes Elementary, River Grove, IL
  • James Ward Elementary, Chicago, IL
  • Irving School, Maywood, IL
  • Perry Elementary School, Belvidere, IL
  • Pleasantdale Middle School
  • John Barry Elementary, Chicago, IL
  • Paul Revere Primary School, Blue Island, IL
  • Antioch School District, Antioch, IL
  • Kaneland John Stewart Elementary, IL
  • Skinner North, Chicago, IL
  • Oswego Public Schools, Oswego, IL
  • Park Ridge Public Schools, Park Ridge, IL
  • LEARN Charter Schools, Chicago, IL
  • Independence Elementary, St. Louis, MO
  • Trinity Elementary, Author/Speaker, OKC, OK
  • Edmond Public Schools at Edmond, OK
  • Tulakes Elementary, OK
  • Grove Elementary, Union Public Schools, Tulsa, OK
  • Briargien Elementary, Union Public Schools, Tulsa, OK
  • Jarman Elementary, Union Public Schools, Tulsa, OK
  • Riverfield Country Day School, Tulsa, OK
  • Casady, OKC, OK
  • Washington Irving Elementary, Edmond, OK

Library Conferences, Writing Conferences, Teacher Conferences, Book Conferences and Festivals

  • National Book Development Council, Singapore
  • Illinois School Library Media Association Annual Conference Speaker/Panelist
  • American Association of School Libraries National Conferences, Author Pitstop–Charlotte, NC
  • ALSC Professional Development Course: Connecting with Tween Readers, Guest Author
  • ALA Annual Conference–Chicago
  • YALSA Diversity Panel, Albuquerque, NM
  • SCBWI Annual Conference, Los Angeles, Faculty
  • Anderson’s Bookshop Children’s Literature Breakfast–Glen Ellyn, IL
  • SCBWI Charlotte, NC, Workshop Leader
  • SCVWI Charlotte, Keynote speaker
  • SCBWI MidSouth, Workshop Leader
  • SCBWI Dallas, Workshop Leader
  • SCBWI Oklahoma Conference–Tulsa, OK
  • Printers Row Lit Fest, Speaker/Panelist: Up Close and Personal with Children Book Author’s
  • SCBWI-OK Fall Conference Speaker–Chandler, OK
  • Encyclomedia, Oklahoma City, OK
  • Annual YA Literature Conference Panelist–Naperville, IL
  • USBBY Regional Conference, Roundtable Author–St. Charles, IL
  • Florida Council of Teachers of English (FCTE) Presenter–Orlando, FL
  • SCBWI-IL: Speaker/Panelist, I’m Published, Now What?
  • SCBWI-Carolinas, Revision 9-1-1 Workshop by Cynthea Liu–Charlotte, NC
  • SCBWI Prarie Writer’s Day Annual Conference, Speaker–Chicago
  • Young Chicago Authors Book Bash
  • MuseWrite Intensive Seminar: speaker–Chicago, IL

Corporate-sponsored Events

  • Hyatt Hotels guest author
  • Mariano’s guest author

Cynthea Liu Has
Spoken For…

International Literacy Association

ALA National Conference

AASL Annual Conference

YALSA’s Young Adult Literature Symposium

National Council of Teachers of English

Illinois School Library Media Association Annual Conference:

Illinois Reading Council

Illinois Young Author’s Conference/State Board of Education

Chicago Teachers-Librarians Association

Florida Council of Teachers of English: Orlando, FL

Oklahoma State Department of Education – Encyclomedia: OKC, OK

Southern Kentucky Book Fest and Writer’s Conference

SCBWI-International Conference Faculty Member

Nevada Conference

C2E2 Comic Event

SOKY Bookfest

American Association of School Libraries National Conference

Illinois School Library Media Association Annual Conference

USBBY Regional Conference

YA Literature Conference

Hyatt Regency Chicago Charity Event

National Book Development Council – Singapore

SCBWI-Oklahoma Annual Fall Conference

SCBWI-Illinois Annual Prairie Writer’s Day

SCBWI-Indiana Conference

SCBWI-Carolinas Revision 9-1-1 Workshop

SCBWI-Central & Southern Ohio Revision 9-1-1 Workshop

SCBWI-Midsouth Revision 9-1-1 Workshop

SCBWI-Southern Illinois – Revision 9-1-1 Workshop

SCBWI- LA Annual Conference