If you’re interested in scheduling an event, please use my Contact page. I love connecting with booksellers, educators and readers!

Upcoming Events

In Conversation with Nicole Melleby (The House on Sunrise Lagoon) at Montclair Book Center, May 13th @ 2pm

Stay tuned for more details!

Maplewood South Orange Book Festival, September 28 and October 1, 2023

Stay tuned for more details!


Book Talk and Signing: Barnes & Noble Peabody, MA, December 3rd @ 1pm

Join me at the Barnes & Noble in Peabody, MA for a reading, event, and signing of my latest middle grade novel, THE SECRETS OF STONE CREEK!

World Read Aloud Day, February 1st, 2023

I’m excited to participate in the thirteenth annual World Read Aloud Day, and am available to Zoom with your class for a brief reading and Q&A!

nErDcampCT, 9am-4pm, June 11th, 2022

nErDCAMP is a free literacy event where teachers, librarians, authors and illustrators of children’s books get together to discuss reading, writing, and books!

Middle Ground Book Fest, August 8th, 2021

A middle grade panel moderated by educator, Cierra Hypolite-Courville, featuring authors Fleur Bradley, Briana McDonald, Melanie Conklin, and George Jreije.

Watch the recording here.

Book Launch with Mystery to Me: An Independent Bookstore- October 3nd, 2020, 11:30am EST

Author Briana McDonald joins Mystery to Me to discuss her DEBUT middle-grade novel, PEPPER’S RULES FOR SECRET SLEUTHING! This is a perfect event for young readers…and detectives!

Click here to watch the recorded event over Crowdcast.

Virtual Author Visit with North Brunswick Library – Dec 17th, 2020, 6:30pm EST

Virtual Author Visit with Sussex County Library – Dec 12th, 2020, 1:00pm EST

Do you like detective stories? Briana McDonald, author of Pepper’s Rules for Secret Sleuthing, joins us on Zoom for a lunchtime chat. She’ll talk about her book as well as the writing process, followed by a chance to ask questions. The book and this program are recommended for children in grade 3 and above. Register here between November 28-December 12, and a reminder with virtual meeting details will be emailed on the morning of the chat. 

Celebrate the Rainbow Middle Grade Books panel at Best of Books – October 15th, 8:00pm EST

Briana McDonald joined authors A.J. Sass, Kit Rosewater, and Ash Van Otterloo at Best of Books to discuss their recent middle grade releases. Watch the recording here!

Interview with a Debut at Best of Books – September 8th, 5:00pm EST

Briana McDonald joins Best of Books on Instagram Live (@bestofbooksok) to discuss her upcoming debut, Pepper’s Rules for Secret Sleuthing.

Watch the recording here!

Middle Ground Book Fest – August 2nd, 2020

A middle grade panel featuring Kit Rosewater, Briana McDonald, A.J. Sass, Nicole Melleby, Mark Oshiro and Maulik Pancholy. The recording will be available here on YouTube from August 2020 to August 2021.

Schedule an event with Briana McDonald

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