Jill's Writers' Cafe Speaker Calendar, School Activities and Writers’ Conferences

Speaker Calendar, School Activities and Writers’ Conferences


  Jill Clark’s School, Speaker Calendar

Fall 2022: Speaker, Daytona State College Quanta Program The Business Side of Writing

Fall 2022: Speaker, Daytona State College creative writing: Marketing Reading-Enhancement for Reluctant Readers

1/27 & 28/23 WAG Writers Alliance of Florida (SSBF) Trinity United Methodist Church 4000 NW 53rd Ave.  Gainesville FL 

12/25/22-1-5/2022 Loose Balloons Series # 3: Loose Balloons Over the Galapagos Islands

11/19-20/22 Meet the Authors Bookfair Melbourne, FL Eau Gallie Bookfair host V. Allen

10/28-30 Florida Writers Association Conference and Awards

9/22/22 Copperline Coffee and Cafe Poetry Readings

05/14 22 Women Jacksonville Reading Children’s Poetry & Selling. 1610 Oceola St. Jacksonville, FL from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM

04/24 April 2022 Jill Clark speaking on “If You Want to Sell, You Need to Compete.” Hotel Rialto Authors for Authors Writers Conference. Valerie Allen host.o9

04/9-10 Apil 2022 Sunshine State Book Festival, Oak Mall, Gainesville, Florida. Loose Balloons Book Sales 

18 Dec. 2021 Melbourne Eau Gallie Loose Balloons Sales Crane Civic Community Center 8:00-2:00 pm

13 Dec. 2021 Wilson Elementary 2nd Graders “Creating a Mailable Holiday Card,” Zoom 

09 Dec. 2021 (Th.) Holiday Poetry in Pajamas with Wright Elementary School: K-5, K-2, 3-5 Lesson Plans. Get out the popcorn and hot chocolate-we’re gonna have fun!

04 Dec. 2021 (Sat.) The Chocolate Shop in DeLand, 124 North Woodland Blvd., 32724. 9:00 AM-4:00 PM Signing and Selling with authors Linda Mason and Liz Vollstadt.

04 Dec. (Sat.) Edgewater Elks Lodge Holiday Boutique  #1557 Simultaneous Selling Loose Balloons book. John Clark. Elks Lodge, Edgewater, FL. 820 West Park Ave., 32132.

TBA Nov. Wilson Elementary School. 2nd Grade. Making Mailable Holiday Gift Cards. (Free stamped envelopes provided). Teacher Host: Patria Slaughter.

20, 21 Nov. 2021 (Sat. & Sun.) Melbourne, FL Authors for Authors: Meet the Author. Eue Gallie (across from Eau Gallie Library).

06 Nov. (Sat.) Generations of Heroes. Loose Balloons book and “Old Doll”-set Sale. 549 Tomoka Farms Road (Cabbage Patch). Samsula, FL 32128.

25 Sept . 2021 (Sat.) VFW Port Orange: 9:00 AM-2:00 PM. Sales. 5810 South Williamson Blvd. Port Orange.

08 Aug. 2021 (Sun.) Speaker: “Marketing With or Without a Pandemic.” Authors for Authors Annual Writers Conference.  Hilton Rialto Melbourne, Florida 8:30-AM-5:30 PM.

17 July 2021 (Sat.) All Creatures Great and Small Children’s Poetry Activity. Christian Bookshop: MyLibrary 2urs: 3510 S. Nova Rd., Port Orange, FL. 32129. Hands-On Activity for children ages 4-14. Fun favors to take home. Activity originates from poetry in Jill Clark’s book Loose Balloons. 

05 May 2021 Brevard County Public Schools Career Expo:  “How to Get Published:  High School and Dual-Enrolled Students.”

20 Jan. 2021 Village Gardens’ Victoria Hills Book Club speaker, DeLand, FL 32724.

17 Nov. 2020 Wright Florida Public Elementary School, Ft. Walton Beach, FL. Zoom Lesson Plans 3-5th Grade “Poetry in Pajamas.”

14 Nov. 2020 Sat. AAUW: (American Association of University Women): Dimensions Learning Zoom presentation with Loose Balloons Poetry Book.

05 Nov. 2020 Thurs. GMeet Lesson Plans Wilson Florida Public Elementary 2nd Grade Class Amphibian Poems.

01 Oct. 2020, Halloween Kid’s Poems:  Neighbors Magazine: DeLand, FL: “Vampire Treats” & “Peek-A-Ghoul.”

19 Sept. Sat. 2020 Gulf Coast Writers Association, Cape Coral, Florida. Featured Speaker: Navy Museum.

20 June Sat. 2020 9:00 -10:00 AM. Speaker: Authors for Authors Writer’s Guild, The Hilton Realto, Melbourne, FL: Topic: “Take It Personally: Friends with Writing Benefits.” Host Valerie Allen.

20 June Sat. 2020: SEE Loose Balloons Book Interview: Hangin With the Web: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GlsBg10HlpU&t=60s

Feb. 8, Sat. 2020 Valentine’s Day Book Sale & Sign: Loose Balloons’ book, dolls, bracelets, and wall art.          ….Woofgang Dog & Cat Grooming business, DeLand, Orange Camp Rd. 32724.

Jan. 12, Sun. 2020 BAMfest 5:00-8:00 PM Daytona Writers’ Guild, Sugar Mill Country Club, Port Orange, FL. Books, Art and Music      ….Author Book Displays, proceeds donated to the Volusia County Florida Literacy Foundation.

Dec. 3rd, Tues. 2019. 3:30 PM Port Orange Regional Public Library Children’s Activity “Making and Sending a 3D Gift Card.”

Nov. 23, 24 Sat. & Sun. 2019. Book Fair Seller: Melbourne, FL. Meet the Author EAU GALLIE Book Fair  Sat. : Event Host ….Valerie Allen.Contact: vallenwriter@gmail.com.

June 10, Tues. 2019, DeLand Public Regional Library “How to Make a 3D Poem.” DeLand, FL.

Port Orange Bookstore:
3-D Illustration and Poem Story

April 13, Sat. 2019. Co-Speaker with Dr. Lynn Hawkins. “Freelancing for Journals and Magazines,” Southwest Florida Writers Conference. Hudson Come to the Peace River. Port Charlotte, Florida.