Events & Appearances

Join me at Gloucester’s beautiful seaside Beauport Hotel Resort for a “Fireside Chat” on Nov. 11th at 6:30 p.m. We’ll be chatting about everything from the Gloucester fishing industry, to the sea animals found on Cape Ann’s shoreline, to a turn of the century ghost story! It’s free! Just RSVP, drop by and pull up a chair by the fire. Can’t wait to see you there! (Click on the photo above to reserve your spot.)

Events & Appearances

Mark Your Calendars!

We have many upcoming author event appearances scheduled.
If you’re in the area, please stop by and say hello. We’d love to see you there!

2019:

  • South School in Andover, MA, March 12, 2019
  • IBPA University and Conference, Chicago, IL, April 4th and 5th, 2019
  • Festival by the Lake, Wakefield, MA, June 8, 2019. 10am-4pm
  • Brewster Academy, Wolfeboro, NH, July 19th-21st, 2019, 10am-5pm
  • Steve Connolly Seafood Company, Gloucester MA, Book Sale and Signing, August 2nd & 3rd, 2019, 10am-2pm
  • Taping of John Ronan’s The Writer’s Block, Gloucester, MA to discuss Bay State Skye, August 22, 2019
  • Janice S. C. Petrie is John Ronan’s guest on The Writer’s Block, airing locally on October 17, 2019 from 8:00-8:30 p.m. on Channel 12; available on John Ronan’s The Writer’s Block YouTube channel starting October 18, 2019.
  • “Fireside Chat” to discuss any and all of Janice Petrie’s books. Beauport Hotel in Gloucester, MA on November 11, 2019 from 6:30-8:30pm. Drop by and join in the conversation.
  • Christmas Fair, Double-Tree Hilton, Nashua, NH, November 30th in the ballroom, 9am – 3pm.

2017-2018  

We’re hard at work presenting preschool and elementary author visits, and loving every minute of it!
Our newest historical fiction, Bay State Skye, based on actual events, is getting incredible revues. Don’t miss out! Order your copy today!

  • Steve Connolly Seafood Company, Gloucester MA, Book Release Celebration and Signing, June 22-24, 2018, 8am-5pm
  • Steve Connolly Seafood Company, Gloucester MA, Book Sale and Signing, August 17, 2018, 8am-5pm
  • Sea Festival of Trees, Blue Ocean Music Hall, 4 Ocean Front N, , Salisbury, MA, Holiday Book Sale & Signing, November 17, 2018, 10am-4pm
  • Holiday Walk, 30 Main Street, Topsfield, MA, Holiday Book Sale & Singing, December 1, 2018, 4pm-7pm
  • Steve Connolly Seafood Company, Gloucester MA, Holiday Book Sale & Signing, December 8, 2018, 10am-12pm

2016

*We’re unveiling our new book, Something’s Tugging on My Claw!

  • Barnes & Noble, Saugus MA, on Saturday, March 5, 2016, at 2pm. Live sea animals will be included in this presentation.
  • Barnes & Noble, Clearwater FL, on Saturday, March 12, 2016, special Storytime at 1pm.
  • Barnes & Noble, Benton FL, on Saturday, March 19, 2016, Storytime at 11:15am, book signing to follow from 12-2pm.
  • Barnes & Noble, Peabody MA, by the North Shore Mall on Saturday, April 2, 2016, at 11:15am. Live sea animals will be included in this presentation.
  • Barnes & Noble, Burlington MA, on Saturday, April 16, 2016, at 4:00pm. Special Storytime at 6:30pm, with live sea animals.
  • Bethlehem School, Lynnfield MA, on May 24, 2016 & May 25, 2016.
  • Tall Ships Festival, Newburyport MA, on Thursday & Friday, May 26 & 27, 2016, by the banks of the Merrimac River at the Greetings By Design store.
  • Andover Rompers, Andover MA, on June 1, 2016.
  • Majestic Harbor, Rowley MA, on June 2, 2016.
  • Bancroft Elementary School, Andover MA, June 14, 2016.
  • American Library Association Conference and Exhibition, Orange County Convention Center, Orlando FL, June 23-28, 2016. Seatales Publishing Company is located at Booth #1991. If you’re in the area, drop by. We’d love to see you!
  • Great Beginnings, Danvers MA, July 12, 2016.
  • Teachable Moments, Stoneham MA, July 13, 2016.
  • Teachable Moments, Melrose MA, July 13, 2016.
  • New England American Library Association Conference and Exhibition, Hilton Double Tree Hotel, Danvers MA, October 16-18, 2016.
  • North Shore Reading Council, a division of the Massachusetts Reading Association, guest speaker. November 9, 2016, Danversport Yacht Club, Danvers MA.

2015

  • Barnes & Noble, Framingham MA, on Friday evening, January 16, 2015 at 7pm. Live sea animals will be included in this presentation.
  • Barnes & Noble, Wellington FL, on Saturday, January 24, 2015 at 11am.
  • Barnes & Noble, Pensacola, FL, on Saturday, January 31, 2015, at 11am.
  • Barnes & Noble, Destin, FL, on Sunday, February 1, 2015 at 12 noon.
  • Barnes & Noble, Enfield, CT, on Saturday, February 14, 2015, at 11:30am. Live sea animals will be included in this presentation.
  • Barnes & Noble, Tampa, FL, on Saturday, March 14, 2015, at 1pm.
  • Barnes & Noble, Wilmington DE, on Saturday, March 21, 2015, at 12pm.
  • Barnes & Noble, St. Johns Town Center, Jacksonville FL, on Saturday, April 11, 2015, at 1pm.
  • Barnes & Noble, Sarasota FL, on Tuesday, April 14, 2015, at 4:30pm. (Seminar for Educators)
  • Barnes & Noble, Fort Myers FL, on Friday, April 17, 2015, at 4:30pm. (Seminar for Educators)
  • Barnes & Noble, Wellington FL, on Saturday, April 18, 2015, at 10:00am. (Seminar for Educators)
  • Barnes & Noble, Middletown RI, on Friday, April 24, 2015, at 11am. Live sea animals will be included in this presentation.
  • Barnes & Noble, Canton CT, on Saturday, April 25, 2015, at 11am. (Book Fair) Live sea animals will be included in this presentation.
  • Barnes & Noble, Livingston NJ, on Saturday, May 16, 2015, from 2pm-4pm.
  • Barnes & Noble, Cherry Hill NJ, Saturday, May 30, 2015, at 1pm.
  • Barnes & Noble, Milford CT, on Friday, June 5, 2015, at 6:30pm. (Book Fair) Live sea animals will be included in this presentation.
  • Barnes & Noble, North Haven CT, on Saturday, June 6, 2015, at 11am. Live sea animals will be included in this presentation.
  • Barnes & Noble, Salem NH, Thursday, June 11, 2015, from 5pm-8pm. Live sea animals will be included in this presentation.
  • Barnes & Noble, Prudential Center, Boston MA, on Saturday, June 20, 2015, from 12pm – 2pm. Live sea animals will be included in this presentation.
  • Barnes & Noble, Hadley, MA, on Sunday, June 28, 2015.
  • Barnes & Noble, Glendora CA, on Saturday, July 25, 2015, at 11am.
  • Barnes & Noble, Burbank CA, on Sunday, July 26, 2015, at 1pm.
  • Barnes & Noble, San Mateo CA, on Saturday, August 1, 2015, at 12pm.
  • Barnes & Noble, Peabody MA, near the North Shore Mall, on Saturday, August 15, 2015, at 11:30am. Live sea animals will be included in this presentation.
  • Barnes & Noble, Tampa FL, on Saturday, September 26, 2015 from 12 noon – 2pm. Storytime scheduled for 12:30pm.
  • Barnes & Noble, Wellington FL, on Saturday, October 17, 2015 from 10am – 2pm. Storytime scheduled for 11am.
  • Barnes & Noble, Santa Monica CA, on Saturday, November 14, 2015 from 11am – 2pm. Storytime is scheduled for 11am.

2014

  • Barnes & Noble, Peabody MA, by the North Shore Mall on Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014 at 11am. Live sea animals will be included in this presentation.
  • Barnes & Noble, Manchester NH, on Sunday, November 23, 2014 from 1pm to 3pm. (Discovery Weekend) Live sea animals will be included in this presentation.
  • Barnes & Noble, Augusta ME, on Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014 from 11am to 1pm (Teacher Appreciation Day) Live sea animals will be included in this presentation.
  • Barnes & Noble, Burlington MA, by the Burlington Mall on Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014 at 6:30pm. Live sea animals will be included in this presentation.
  • Barnes & Noble, Stamford CT, on Sunday, December 21, 2014, from 1pm to 3pm. Live sea animals will be included in this presentation.

 

 

Barnes & Noble, Prudential Center, Boston MA