Reviews from readers are what keeps writers going – creatively and financially – but it’s always nice to get a little media attention, too! I enjoy reading and meeting readers, so check this page out for upcoming appearances (also posted to my social media).

Upcoming Appearances

Sterling Heights Public Library – January 31, 2023, 6pm
This will be my first in-person event, since my career launched during the pandemic! Very excited to see you there!

Past Appearances

Lez Talk about Books, Baby! Podcast Appearance (Oct. 14, 2022)

BSB Must Reads: The Haunted Heart

Saturday and Sunday, April 23-25 – BSB Spring Bookathon

Jane was on a panel discussing global settings for romance on Saturday at 4pm and performed a reading from The Queen Has a Cold on Sunday at 6pm.

April 10, 2021 – The Royal Ball
Book Release Party for The Queen Has a Cold

This book release party featured a reading from the book by Liz Wuerffel and Allison Schuette, a history of the fictitious Montamant by fellow BSB author Jane Walsh as Queen Flore, E. Shane as the fictional genderqueer Medieval Danish prince Hrodohaid, and an interview with Jane by critic and commentator TJ West. The event was hosted by JT Newman of the Mouthy Queers podcast.

March 27, 2021 – Bold Strokes Books April Preview

Jane reads from The Queen Has a Cold on a panel with other Bold Strokes Books authors Georgia Beers, Sam Ledel, and Sander Santiago.

October 10-11, 2020 – Bold Strokes Books October Bookathon

Panel discussion, “Love in Turbulent Times,” with Ali Vali, Kris Bryant, Angie Williams, and Jane Walsh.

Author chat with Melissa Brayden and Jane Walsh.

Author readings with Aurora Rey (Twice Shy), Kris Bryant (Home), Eden Darry (Z-Town), and Anne Laughlin (Money Creek). Jane reads from The Holiday Detour.

August 22, 2020 – Bold Strokes Books September Preview

Jane reads from The Holiday Detour on a panel with Radclyffe, Barbara Ann Wright, and Angie Williams. You can watch the whole video on BSB’s YouTube channel.

Press and Media

December 16, 2020. The fantasy blog Beauty in Ruins put out a list of most anticipated releases for 2021, including The Queen Has a Cold.

December 9, 2020. The Lambda Literary Foundation selected The Holiday Detour as one of its 15 queer holiday romances for its December bookshelf.

December 1, 2020. Refinery29 lists The Holiday Detour as #7 of 26 recommended holiday reads.

September 9, 2020. PopSugar names The Holiday Detour as #6 of 11 romance novels to read in September.

August 18, 2020. Fangirlish’s column “Queerly Not Straight” names The Holiday Detour as one of 9 recommended LGBTQ books to read in September.

June 22, 2020. Publishers Weekly names The Holiday Detour as a recommended fall romance read.

April 3, 2020. Publishers Weekly, “Still Here, Still Queer: LGBTQ Books in 2020.” Len Barot (Radclyffe), the founder of Bold Strokes Books, is interviewed about the state of LGBTQ publishing, and The Holiday Detour is named as an example of gender and sexual diversity among Bold Strokes’ forthcoming offerings.