Events & Media

Book Talks & Signings


Please join Heather at various events around the country. She loves to hear and to tell national park stories! Check back often, as new events crop up all the time.

September 23-25. Jaipur Literature Festival, Boulder, CO. Heather is an invited speaker at this fabulous event “celebrating books, ideas and dialogue.”

September 10, 11:00am-4:00pm. Colorado Book Festival, Denver Public Library, Main Branch. In conjunction with the Western History Department this event will “celebrate Colorado’s outstanding authors, and promote literacy in Colorado.”

Date & time, TBD. Rocky Mountain National Park. Stay tuned…

August 4, 6:00pm. Old Firehouse Books, 232 Walnut Street, Fort Collins, CO. Let’s talk about parks! Book signing to follow.

June 26, 12:00pm. Barnes & Noble, Colorado Boulevard, Denver. As part of B&N’s celebration of Colorado Authors’ League award winners, 10 authors will be talking about their work from 11am-4pm.

June 16, 7:00pm. Hopewell Culture National Historical Park, Ohio. As part of the park’s centennial celebrations.

June 15. Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park, Ohio. As part of the park’s centennial celebrations.

June 12. Pullman National Monument, Illinois. As part of the park’s centennial celebrations.

June 11. Lincoln Home National Historic Site, Illinois. As part of the park’s centennial celebrations.

June 10. Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, Indiana. As part of the park’s centennial celebrations.

April 25, 7:00pm. Tattered Cover Book Store, Littleton (Aspen Grove). As part of the “Best of CAL” event in which Colorado Authors’ League Book Award finalists read from their nominated work. More info here.

April 23, 2:00pm. Denver Public Library, Park Hill Branch. “National Park Stories.” More info here.

April 5, 7:30pm. Boulder Bookstore, Boulder, CO. “Passion & Parks.” More info here.

March 22, 7:00pm. Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley, MA.”Enduring & Evolving, National Park Narratives.” More info here.


Media Appearances & Reviews



Colorado Public Radio, More Popular Than Ever, Colorado’s National Parks Feel A Funding Pinch”

Ohio Public Radio, “National Parks Centennial: A Look at the History and Legacy of the National Parks”


On-line & In-print

San Francisco Chronicle, Commentary, “Why Parks Matter in a Fragmented World”

Longitude Books, “Favorite Spot: Hopewell Culture National Historic Park”

Yes! magazine, “How Not to Love National Parks to Death”

Denver Post, Opinion, “National parks, suffering again, need outrage and action”

National Parks TravelerFireside Reads, “Prophets and Moguls, Rangers and Rogues, Bison and Bears” review

The Missoulian, “Books: Paperbacks help resolution to read in 2016”

The Bellingham Herald, “Bookmonger: Book celebrates 100 years of national parks”

Poughkeepsie Journal, “Visit nature by exploring local, state, national parks”