Invite Padma Venkatraman to provide a commencement speech or keynote address at your conference, conduct a workshop, or visit your school, library or book club, by contacting her speaking agency: The Author Village (email hello at the author village dot com). 

Join the author to celebrate the release of THE BRIDGE HOME (and for more current and complete information on other upcoming events, follow the author’s twitter feed @padmatv): Sun 3 Feb 3:30 p.m. Barrington Books Retold RI; Sat 16 Feb 12-2:00 p.m. Wakefield Books RI; Sat 23 Feb 4:00 p.m. Books on the Square RI; Sat 2 Mar 2:00 p.m. R.J. Julia’s CT; Thurs 7 Mar 7:00 p.m. Wellesley Books MA; Sat 16 Mar RosieCon IN; Sat 20 Mar 2:00 p.m. Aesop’s Fable MA; 31 Mar-1 Apr MSLA MA; Apr 4-6 WPWR RI; Apr 7-12 Highlights; Apr 26-27 #KeynoteSpeaker Providence Book Festival RI; Apr 27 4:30 p.m. An Unlikely Story MA; May 1 6:30 p.m. Maury Lootjens Memorial Free Library (event in aid of Narragansett Public Library) RI; May 3-5 NESCBWI MA; May 5 Raise the Roof (event in aid of Habitat for Humanity), CT; May 19-28 Book Festival, Trinidad; Jun 15 Youth Author Series (City of Asylum) PA; June 20-25 ALA DC.

Padma Venkatraman provides keynote address at national and international conferences (photo below taken during keynote address at a School Library Journal Day of Dialogue),fullsizeoutput_46c

enjoys mentoring other writers (and has taught at ASTAL- RI,  Ocean State Summer Writing ConferenceSCBWI – NEJames River Writers Festival,   Writer’s Loft, Highlights Foundation ), provides guest lectures at universities (photo below taken at Harvard University),IMG_1579

has been chief guest at literary festivals worldwide,File_001

and loves interacting with young readers (photo credit for the panel below: An Open Book).