Appearances

Dr. Stepp is currently traveling in the southeast area signing her books at regional bookstores, libraries, festivals and events.

Check out the Schedule Below for Appearances!

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Schedule of Appearances for 2017

January – March:

AUTHOR PRESENTATION – February 18, Saturday, 11:30 am – 12:30 pm, A VICTORIAN TEA, St Marks United Methodist Church, 3359 Louisville Road, Louisville, TN 37777

BOOK SIGNING with East Tennessee ACFW Group – February 11, Saturday 2-4 pm, BARNES & NOBLE BOOKSELLERS, 8029 Kingston Pike [Suburban Shopping Center], West Knoxville, TN 37919

BOOK SIGNING, February 25, Saturday 9:00 am – 3:00 pm, at the ROSE GLEN FESTIVAL, Sevierville Convention Center, 202 Gists Road [7 mi. south of I-40 exit 407 for Sevierville/ Gatlinburg; follow TN State Route 66; turn right at traffic signal 17.4] Sevierville, TN 37876  – a free event with free parking … Note: Lin will be on a panel  from 2:00 – 3:00 pm [Ballroom A] with regional authors Sam Venable, Bill Landry, and Lyn Bales discussing the “Ups and Downs of an East Tennessee Writer.”

GROUP AND LUNCHEON SPEAKER – March 15, 10:30 am – THE GARDNERS Garden Club, Meets in members homes TBA [contact club or author for information if needed], West Knoxville, TN 37919

April – June:

BOOK LAUNCH for new novel Daddy’s Girl – April 8th, Saturday, 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm Open House Hours, WESLEY WOODS Camp and Conference Center at the Tipton Lodge, 329 Wesley Woods Road, off the Old Walland Highway, Townsend, TN  37882 Directions to camp at:  http://www.campwesleywoods.com/driving-directions.html

BOOK SIGNING – April 15, Saturday, 2:00 – 4:00 pm, BARNES & NOBLE Booksellers, 8029 Kingston Pike, Suburban Plaza, Knoxville, TN  37919

BOOK SIGNING – April 22, Saturday, 2:00 – 4:00 pm, BARNES & NOBLE Booksellers, 2100 Hamilton Place Boulevard, Hamilton Mall, Chattanooga, TN  37421

BOOK SIGNING – April 29, Saturday, 2:00 – 4:00 pm, BARNES & NOBLE Booksellers, 1701 Mallory Lane, Cool Springs, Brentwood, TN – just below Nashville -37027

FESTIVAL SIGNING – May 5-6, Friday and Saturday, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm, TOWNSEND SPRING FESTIVAL, Townsend Visitor Center Grounds (we will be in the Visitor Center both days), 7906 E, Lamar Alexander Pkwy, Townsend, TN 37882

BOOK SIGNING – May 13, Saturday, 2:00 – 4:00 pm, BARNES & NOBLE Booksellers in the Asheville Mall, 3 South Tunnel Road, Asheville, NC  28805

BOOK SIGNING – May 20, Saturday, 2:00 – 4:00 pm, BARNES & NOBLE Booksellers in Towne Center Prado, 50 Barrett Parkway, Marietta (Atlanta area), GA  30066

BOOK SIGNING – May 27, Saturday, 2:00 – 4:00 pm, MOON PIE STORE and ORIGINAL BOOK WAREHOUSE, 3127 Parkway, Pigeon Forge, TN  37863

BOOK SIGNING – June 3, Saturday, 12:00 – 3:00 pm, O’NEIL’S SHOP ON THE CORNER & BOOKSTORE, 196 Everett Street (right across from the Train Depot downtown), Bryson City, NC  28713

BOOK SIGNING – June 17, Saturday 1:00 – 3:00 pm, CADES COVE MUSEUM & Historic Thompson Brown House, 1004 E. Lamar Alexander Parkway, Maryville, TN  37803 – If it’s sunny and fair, look for me on the front porch!

July – September:

FESTIVAL SIGNING – July 28-29-30, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, (Fri, Noon-5:00 pm, Sat 9am – 5pm, Sun noon – 5:00pm), annual GRAINGER COUNTRY TOMATO FESTIVAL, Hwy 11 west on the Middle School Grounds [Look for us at Authors Table in Main Auditorium], Rutledge, TN 37861

AUTHOR EVENT – September 29-30, Friday and Saturday, 10:00 am – 6:00 pm, TOWNSEND FALL HERITAGE FESTIVAL, Townsend Visitor Center Grounds, [look for us inside the Visitor Center building], 7906 E. Lamar Alexander Pkwy, Townsend, TN 37822

October – December:

FESTIVAL SIGNING – October 7, Saturday, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm, The 50th ANNUAL FOXFIRE MOUNTAINEER FESTIVAL, Rabun County Civic Center [Look for us inside the Civic Center Building], 201 West Savannah Street, Clayton, GA

AUTHOR EVENT – October 22-23, Saturday and Sunday, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm, MOUNTAIN MAKINS FESTIVAL on the grounds of the historic Rose Center (I will be in the Rose Center auditorium at the Author’s Corner), 442 W. 2nd North Street, Morristown, TN 37814

BOOK FAIR – November 11, Saturday, 9:30 am – 4:30 pm, THE KENTUCKY BOOK FAIR, Frankfort Convention Center, 405 Mero Street, Frankfort, KY

SPEAKER EVENT – November 16, 11:00 am, GOOD LIFE FELLOWSHIP Group, Senior Adults, Central Baptist Church [Fellowship Hall], 6300 Deane Hill Drive, Knoxville, TN 37919

BOOK SIGNING – December 3, Sunday afternoon, 12:00 noon – 5:00 pm [tentative date] – IJAMS 5th ANNUAL HOLIDAY MARKET, Ijams Nature Center [look for us inside the visitor center building], 2915 Island Home Avenue, Knoxville, TN 37920

 


Highlights from 2016

Jan 27 – KNOXVILLE WRITERS GROUP, speaker, Knoxville, TN
Feb 17 – WESLEY PLACE BOOK GROUP, book talk, Knoxville, TN
Feb 27 – BOOK LAUNCH for Welcome Back, Rose Glen Festival, Sevierville, TN
Mar 5 – BARNES & NOBLE, West Knoxville, TN
Mar 6 – HASTINGS Bookstore, Maryville, TN
Mar 8 – APPALACHIAN AUTHORS GUILD, speaker, Abingdon, VA
Mar 12 – BARNES & NOBLE, Asheville, NC
Mar 12 – BLUE RIDGE BOOKS, Waynesville, NC
Mar 19 – BARNES & NOBLE, Chattanooga, TN
Mar 24 – GREENEVILLE NEWCOMERS, speaker, Greeneville, TN
Mar 26 – BOOKS-A-MILLION, Sevierville, TN
Apr 6 – WELCOME WAGON CLUB, speaker, Knoxville, TN
Apr 12 – SPARTANBURG NEWCOMERS CLUB, speaker, Spartanburg, SC
Apr 23 – SOUTHERN KENTUCKY BOOK FESTIVAL, Bowling Green, KY
Apr 30 – DAY APART EVENT, speaker, United Methodist Church, Louisville, TN
May 1 – UNION AVENUE BOOKS, Knoxville, TN
May 4 – GENERAL FEDERATED WOMEN’S CLUB, speaker, Morristown, TN
May 14 – PARNASSUS BOOKS, Nashville, TN
May 18 – ST MARKS FELLOWSHIP DINNER, speaker, Knoxville, TN
May 21 – CITY LIGHTS BOOKSTORE, Sylva, NC
July 29-31 – GRAINGER COUNTY TOMATO FESTIVAL, Rutledge, TN
Sept 8 – PHILANTHROPIC EDUCATION ORGANIZATION, speaker, Vonore, TN
Sept 17 – RAMSEY HOUSE COUNTRY MARKET, Knoxville, TN
Sept 23-24 – TOWNSEND FALL HERITAGE FESTIVAL, Townsend, TN
Oct 1 – ANNUAL FOXFIRE MOUNTAINEER FESTIVAL, Clayton, GA
Oct 7-9 – MUSEUM OF APPALACHIA FALL HOMECOMING, Clinton, GA
Oct 22-23 – MOUNTAIN MAKINS FESTIVAL, Morristown, TN
Nov 5 – THE KENTUCKY BOOK FAIR, Frankfort, KY
Dec 4 – IJAMS NATURE CENTER HOLIDAY MARKET, Knoxville, TN

 


Highlights from 2015

Jan – Mar

Jan 25 – BOOK LAUNCH for Makin’ Miracles, LeConte Ctr, Pigeon Forge, TN
Jan 26-31 – WILDERNESS WILDLIFE WEEK, Pigeon Forge, TN
Jan 31 – MOON PIE/ BOOK WAREHOUSE, Pigeon Forge, TN
Feb 7 – BARNES & NOBLE, Knoxville, TN
Feb 8 – BOOKS-A-MILLION, Oak Ridge, TN
Feb 13 – HASTINGS BOOKSTORE, Maryville, TN
Feb 14 – BARNES & NOBLE, Johnson City, TN
Mar 1 – WOMEN TODAY EXPO, Convention Ctr, Knoxville, TN
Mar 7 – BARNES & NOBLE, Brentwood (Nashville), TN
Mar 13 – KINGS ACADEMY speaker, Seymour, TN
Mar 14 – BOOKS-A-MILLION, Sevierville, TN
Mar 21 – ANNA PORTER LIBRARY, Gatlinburg, TN
Mar 28 – BLUE RIDGE BOOKS, Waynesville, NC
Mar 28 – THE FOUNTAINHEAD BOOKSTORE, Hendersonville, NC
Mar 31 – MORNING POINTE CTR presentation, Lenoir City, TN

Apr – May

Apr 4 – JOSEPH BETH BOOKSELLERS, Lexington, KY
Apr 11 – TENN MOUNTAIN WRITERS conference speaker, Oak Ridge, TN
Apr 16 – SENIORS FOR CREATIVE LEARNING, Knoxville, TN
Apr 18 – KENTUCKY BOOK FEST, Bowling Green, KY
Apr 24 – COLD WALTER BOOKS, Tuscumbia, AL
Apr 25 – BOOKS-A-MILLION, Huntsville, AL
May 1-2 – TOWNSEND SPRING FESTIVAL, Townsend, TN
May 6 – BEARDEN UNITED METHODIST CHURCH speaker, Knoxville, TN
May 8 – CENTENNIAL CLUB presentation, Nashville, TN
May 9 – BOOKS-A-MILLION, Cookeville, TN
May 16 – BARNES & NOBLE, Chattanooga, TN
May 30 – BARNES & NOBLE, Marietta (Atlanta), GA
Jun 11 – HALLS BOOK CLUB, Halls, TN
Jun 26 – GREAT SMOKY MTN HERITAGE CENTER, Townsend, TN
Jul 24-25-26 – GRAINGER COUNTY TOMATO FESTIVAL, Rutledge, TN

Sept – Dec

Sept 8 – SECOND PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, Knoxville, TN                                                   Sept 13 – FIRST PRES WOMEN’S GROUP speaker, Morristown, TN                                   Sept 19-20 – RAMSEY HOUSE COUNTRY MARKET, Knoxville, TN                                     Sept 25 – BOOK LAUNCH for Saving Laurel Springs, Townsend, TN

Sept 25-26 – FALL HERITAGE FESTIVAL, Townsend, TN
Oct 2 – TELLICO VILLAGE PUBLIC LIBRARY, Loudon, TN
Oct 3 – BARNES & NOBLE, Knoxville, TN
Oct 4 – BARNES & NOBLE, Chattanooga, TN
Oct 9-11 – MUSEUM OF APPALACHIA HOMECOMING, Clinton, TN
Oct 17 – BOOKS-A-MILLION, Nashville, TN
Oct 18 – BARNES & NOBLE Brentwood, TN
Oct 24-25 – MOUNTAIN MAKINS FESTIVAL, Morristown, TN
Oct 30 – BOOKS-A-MILLION, Pigeon Forge, TN
Oct 31 – HASTINGS BOOKSTORE, Maryville, TN
Nov 6-7 – TINSEL AND TREASURES, Knoxville, TN
Nov 14 – KENTUCKY BOOK FAIR, Frankfort, KY
Nov 21 – BOOKS-A-MILLION, Kingsport, TN
Dec 6 – IJAMS HOLIDAY MARKETPLACE, Knoxville, TN
Dec 7 – ALPHA DELTA KAPPA luncheon speaker, Maryville, TN

Highlights from 2014

Jan – May:

Feb 22 – ROSE GLEN LITERARY FESTIVAL, Sevierville, TN
Mar 8 – CLINCH BEN DAR, Oak Ridge, TN
Mar 15 – UNION AVENUE BOOKSTORE, Knoxville, TN
Mar 29 – MOON PIE STORE AND BOOK WAREHOUSE, Pigeon Forge, TN
Apr 7 – ATHENE CIRCLE, Knoxville, TN
Apr 11 – HASTINGS BOOKSTORE, Maryville, TN
Apr 12 – CADES COVE PRESERVATION ASSC, Maryville, TN
Apr 15 – BETA SIGMA PHI, Knoxville, TN
Apr 26 – DOGWOOD ARTS AUTHOR DAY, Knoxville, TN
May 2-3 – TOWNSEND SPRING FESTIVAL, Townsend, TN
May 19 – JEFFERSON CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY, Jefferson City, TN
May 31 – BOOK LAUNCH at HEARTLAND CHAPEL, Townsend, TN

Jun – Aug:

Jun 2 – RETIRED CITIZENS OF THE SMOKIES, Gatlinburg, TN
Jun 6 – MAST GENERAL STORE, Knoxville, TN
Jun 7 – BARNES & NOBLE BOOKSTORE, Knoxville, TN
Jun 13 – GREAT SMOKY MTNS HERITAGE CENTER, Townsend, TN
Jun 14 – BOOKS-A-MILLION, Sevierville, TN
Jun 20 – HASTINGS BOOKSTORE, Maryville, TN
Jun 21 – BARNES & NOBLE, Johnson City, TN
Jun 28 – BARNES & NOBLE, Brentwood (Nashville), TN
Jul 2 – MOON PIE STORE AND BOOK WAREHOUSE, Pigeon Forge, TN
Jul 5 – APPLE VALLEY COUNTRY STORE, Townsend, TN
Jul 12 – BARNES & NOBLE BOOKSTORE, Asheville, NC
Jul 12 – BLUE RIDGE BOOKS, Waynesville, NC
Jul 19 – BARNES & NOBLE BOOKSTORE, Chattanooga, TN
Jul 21 – FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY MTG SPEAKER, Knoxville, TN
Jul 25-27 – GRAINGER COUNTY TOMATO FESTIVAL, Rutledge, TN
Jul 31 – ELIZABETHTON CARTER COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY, Elizabethton, TN
Aug 2 – BARNES & NOBLE BOOKSTORE, Marietta (Atlanta), GA
Aug 5 – ST MARK’S BOOK GROUP, Knoxville, TN
Aug 12 – WALLAND ELEMENTARY SCHOOL EVENT, Walland, TN
Aug 30 – BOOKS-A-MILLION BOOKSTORE, Cookeville, TN

Sept – Dec:

Sept 6 – BARNES & NOBLE BOOKSTORE, Spartanburg, SC
Sept 6 – BARNES & NOBLE BOOKSTORE, Greeneville, SC
Sept 13-14 – RAMSEY HOUSE COUNTRY MARKET, Knoxville, TN
Sept 26-27– TOWNSEND FALL HERITAGE FESTIVAL, Townsend, TN
Sept 30 – HALL BOOK CLUB, Halls, TN
Oct 2 – BOOKS-A-MILLION BOOKSTORE, Kingsport, TN
Oct 10-12 – MUSEUM OF APPALACHIA FALL HOMECOMING, Clinton, TN
Oct 14 – GREY GABLES BED AND BREAKFAST INN, Rugby, TN
Oct 17 – BARNES & NOBLE BOOKSTORE, Chattanooga, Tan
Oct 18 – BOOKS-A-MILLION BOOKSTORE, Oak Ridge, TN
Oct 25-26 – MOUNTAIN MAKINS FESTIVAL, Morristown, TN
Nov 7-9 – TINSEL AND TREASURES, Knoxville, TN
Nov 11 – ANDERSON COUNTY RETIRED TEACHERS ASSC, Clinton, TN
Nov 15 – KENTUCKY BOOK FAIR, Frankfort, KY
Nov 20 – ROSE CIRCLE MEETING, Knoxville, TN
Nov 22 – BOOKS-A-MILLION, Knoxville, TN
Dec 8 – GIRL SCOUT TROOP PRESENTATION, Knoxville, TN
Dec 11 – AUTHORS GUILD OF TENNESSEE SPEAKER, Farragut, TN

Highlights from 2013

Jan – May:

Jan 23 -DAUGHTERS OF THE AMERICAN COLONIES, Knoxville, TN
Feb 16 -PI BETA SIGMA PHI LUNCHEON Presentation, Knoxville, TN
Feb 23 -ROSE GLEN LITERARY FESTIVAL, Sevierville, TN
Apr 13 -ANNUAL REDBUD FESTIVAL, Barbourville, KY
Apr 16 -KNOXVILLE SYMPHONY LEAGUE Luncheon Speaker, Knoxville, TN
Apr 27 -AUTHOR’S BOOK LAUNCH, Ijams Nature Ctr, Knoxville, TN FESTIVAL
May 3 and 4 -TOWNSEND SPRING FESTIVAL, Townsend, TN
May 11 -BARNES & NOBLE BOOKSTORE, Knoxville, TN
May 18 –MAGNESS LIBRARY Presentation, Meeting Room, McMinnville, TN
May 25 -JIM GRAY GALLERY, Gatlinburg, TN

Jun-Aug:

Jun 1 -BOOKS-A-MILLION Bookstore, Kingsport, TN
Jun 8 -BOOKS-A-MILLION Bookstore, Pigeon Forge, TN
Jun 14 – HERITAGE CENTER Store, Townsend, TN
Jun 15 -HASTINGS BOOKSTORE, Maryville, TN
Jun 22 -BLUE RIDGE BOOKS, Waynesville, NC
Jun 22 -BARNES & NOBLE BOOKSELLERS, Asheville, NC
Jun 29 -BARNES & NOBLE BOOKSELLERS, Brentwood (below Nashville), TN
July 6 –APPLE VALLEY COUNTRY STORE, Townsend, TN
July 18-19-20 – RWA Annual Conference, Atlanta, GA
July 26-27-28, GRAINGER COUNTY TOMATO FESTIVAL, Rutledge, TN
Aug 3 -BOOKS-A-MILLION Bookstore, Cookeville, TN
Aug 7 -ART CIRCLE PUBLIC LIBRARY, Crossville, TN

Sept-Nov:

Sept 7 -SMOKY MOUNTAIN FIELD SCHOOL CLASS, Gatlinburg, TN
Sept 14 –BOOKS-A-MILLION Bookstore, Hixson, TN
Sept 21 -RAMSEY HOUSE COUNTRY MARKET, Knoxville, TN
Sept 28 -BOOKS-A-MILLION BOOKSTORE, Oak Ridge, TN
Oct 12-14 -MUSEUM OF APPALACHIA FALL HOMECOMING, Clinton, TN
Oct 18- TELLICO VILLAGE LIBRARY, Loudon, TN
Oct 19 -BARNES & NOBLE BOOKSTORE, Greenville, SC
Oct 19 -BARNES & NOBLE BOOKSTORE, Spartanburg, SC
Oct 24 –GILMER COUNTY LIBRARY, Ellijay, GA
Oct 26-27 -MOUNTAIN MAKINS FESTIVAL, Morristown, TN
Nov 2 -JOSEPH-BETH BOOKSELLERS, Lexington, KY
Nov 9 – BOOKS-A-MILLION BOOKSTORE, Knoxville TN
Nov 14 -GOOD SAMARITAN BOOK CLUB Event, Knoxville, TN
Nov 14 -HALLS LIBRARY, Knoxville, TN
Nov 16 -BARNES & NOBLE BOOKSTORE, Johnson City, TN
Nov 23 -MOUNTAIN BROS GENERAL STORE, Sevierville, TN

 

HIGHLIGHTS FROM 2009 – 2013

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