Upcoming Book Events:

Troy, NY. April 2nd, 2022.
FreedomCon 2022: Toward Change - Toward Equality.
Authors Deirdre Sinnott, Rosemary Nichols, JoAnn Bakeman, and Ianna Fletcher, will be facilitating at workshop titled:
The UGRR’s Untold Stories through Research and Historical Fiction.
At: Hudson Valley Community College: Bulmer Telecommunications Center
80 Vandenburgh Ave
Troy New York, 12180
Conference Registration link:


Rome, NY. April 20, 2022.
Jervis Public Library 
"The Third Mrs. Galway" & The Local Women of Abolition & Underground Railroad.
6:00 PM.
613 North Washington Street
Rome, New York 13440
Deirdre will be available before and after the event to sign books. 

Syracuse, NY. April 23rd, 2022
Central NY Regional Market
2100 Park St. Syracuse, NY 13208
Look for me in the "C" Shed right near the Famous Heller Farms."
7:00 am - 1:00 pm.
I'll be selling and signing books, so let your Syracuse friends know.

Utica, NY. May 18th, 2022
Oneida County History Center Telethon.
Special On-Air Guest
Watch the Telethon and make a donation to keep history alive!
5:00 - 8:00 p.m.
broadcast live on WUTR-TV and stream on CNYHomepage.com

Other Events


During the pandemic I was able to do two talks. The are available on the A/V Gallery page on this website. 


Past Appearances:

National Park Service's 2019 Conference/Training
National Underground Railroad Network to Freedom

Bridging the Past to the Present

September 11th - 13th, 2019, in Niagara Falls, New York.

Deirdre presented her talk: The 1836 Escape, Capture, and Rescue of Harry Bird and George: Woodstock, VA to Utica, NY and Canada West



An Evening of Historical Fiction, Nonfiction, and Poetry

KGB Bar, 85 East 4th Street (btw 2nd & 3rd Avenues), Manhattan. 

Saturday, October 13th, 2018

7:00 p.m. - 9 p.m.


Trumpet Fiction's 20th season kicks off with a night of historical fiction, nonfiction, and poetry. Hosted by D Ferrara of San Fedele Press in conjunction with Ducts magazine, join us for memorable readings from four remarkable women.


Dawn Leas, thehammockwriter.com

Barbara J. Taylor, barbarajtaylor.com

Theasa Tuohy, theasatuohy.com

Deirdre Sinnott, deirdresinnott.com

For information: info@sanfedelepress.com


Shenandoah County Historical Society, Edinburg, VA

"A Story of the Shenandoah Valley: The 1836 Escape, Arrest, and Rescue of George and Harry Bird” will be presented at the Shenandoah County Historical Society Quarterly Meeting at St. Paul’s Heritage Center at 106 S. High Street on Tuesday, September 18th, 2018 at 7pm. 


Oneida County History Center, Utica, NY

"Underground Railroad: The 1836 Escape, Arrest, and Rescue in Utica of George and Harry Bird” will be presented at the Oneida County History Center at 1608 Genesee Street on Wednesday, September 26th, 2018 at 5:30pm.