FAQs

What is a typical school visit like?

During a standard author visit, Carmen gives three (3), 45-minute presentations to 150 to 200 students, per session. If you have a larger school, let us know in advance and we'll work with you to ensure a successful author visit for all.

To get more information about scheduling and fees, please contact Carmen’s manager, Lisa Eister, at DeedyBooking@gmail.com

I would like to order books for my school visit. Should I contact the publisher or a local bookstore?

Book sales are handled through the respective publishers or a local bookseller of your choosing.   Publisher Ordering Information:

  • Peachtree Publishing, Inc.: Please contact the Sales Department at 404­-876­-8761 ext. 112  or Sales@peachtree-­online.com   
  • Scholastic Press:  1-888-724-1872 ext. 8015 or egoporders@scholastic.com
Whom do I contact about having Carmen perform at my storytelling festival?

Carmen is currently taking more time off to write, so she is only performing at one or two full festivals a year. However, she is available for one night evening shows (60-90 minutes) at your festival. For booking, scheduling, and fees, contact her manager, Lisa Eister, at DeedyBooking@gmail.com.

Does Carmen speak at conferences and universities?

Yes! Carmen is available for keynotes, breakout sessions, and panels. We can tailor programs to the needs of the conference. Please contact Carmen’s manager, Lisa Eister, at DeedyBooking@gmail.com for booking, scheduling, and fees.

What are you working on right now?

Carmen's new book, The Children's Moon, illustrated by Jim LaMarche, publication date to be announced.

Do you have a Question?

Drop us a line and we will get back to you ASAP.