Upcoming Book Events:

Oneida Public Library

Thursday, September 16th, 6:30– 8:00 p.m. EDT

Meet the Author

Reading/Discussion/Book Signing.

459 Main St.

Oneida, NY 13421

Scarsdale Adult School Online Book Event

Tues. Sept. 21st.,  1:00 to 2:15 p.m.

Discussion with Lori Rotskoff a cultural historian, writer, educator,

and public speaker specializing in memoirs and narrative nonfiction.

Register for the event here.

Admission $15.


Ellenville Library

Friday, September 24th, Time 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.


Reading & Discussion of

The Third Mrs. Galway

Register Here

Utica Public Library

Tuesday, September 28th.

VIRTUAL on Facebook Live 7:00 p.m. ET.

In Person Reading & Discussion of

The Third Mrs. Galway

Didymous Thomas Library

Saturday, October 2nd, begins at 10:00 a.m.

9639 Main St.

Remsen, NY 13438

In Person Reading & Discussion of

The Third Mrs. Galway

Brooklyn Book Festival

Sunday, September 3rd.

Pick up a copy of The Third Mrs. Galway and many other titles at the Akashic Books table.

Watch the festival's website for the location of the literary marketplace. 

Dunham Public Library

Wednesday, October 6th.

6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Page Turners Book Club

76 Main Street 

Whitesboro, NY 13492

Reading & Discussion of

The Third Mrs. Galway

Guest speaker at the Mid York Library Association’s 61st Annual Meeting & Dinner. (Invitation only)

Thursday, October 7th, 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.

Vernon Downs Casino Hotel

4229 Stuhlman Rd.

Vernon, NY 13476

Deirdre will be available to sell & sign

books before and after the event. 


Chittenango Landing Canal Boat Museum

NY State’s “Path Through History” Program “That’s Erie Entertainment”

Saturday, October 9th (Oct. 10 rain date)

Reading at 2:00 - 2:30, book signing to follow.

717 Lakeport Rd.

Chittenango, NY 13037

Putnam History Museum

Sunday, October 17th, 2021

2:30 - 4:30 p.m.

63 Chestnut Street

Cold Spring, NY 10516

Reading & Discussion of

The Third Mrs. Galway

Catskill Arts Society

Saturday, October 23, 2021

4:00 - 5:00 p.m.

At the Laundry King

65 Main Street

Livingston Manor, NY 12758

NY Books & Ephemera/Made in New York.

Reading & Discussion of

The Third Mrs. Galway

Saturday, Nov. 27th, 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.

615 Main Street,

Hobart, NY 13788



Jervis Public Library, Rome.

Date Time TBA

613 North Washington Str.

Rome, NY 13440

Reading & Discussion of

The Third Mrs. Galway

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.