jd attempts to let you know where you can meet her, listen to her read or have her sign your book.

2018 Events
Jan 20th, Pen Women Pages, Brushes & Gems Event, Captiva Library, 1-2
Feb 27th A Conversation with Local Authors, Cape Coral Library, 1-2:30
March 10  Book signing, CW Fudge, Matlacha, FL 10-12
March 16th  Launch Party for A Gift of Oleander, CW Fudge, 6-7:30
January 6th, 7 pm
Cape Coral Art Studio
PEN Women Event
Reading from new mystery
January 13th, Friday, 5:30-7:30
Grand Book Launch Celebration
for Third Jessie Murphy Mystery, Mayhem in Matlacha
Bert's Pine Bay Gallery In Matlacha, Florida
January 19th, Thursday, 6:30-8
Book Reading/Signing
for Mayhem in Matlacha
CW Fudge Factory in Matlacha
Febuary 3rd
Book Signing
for Mayhem in Matlacha
Art for Acts Gallery in Fort Myers Florida
Friday Night Art Walk
Feb. 9th, Thursday
PEN Women Panel Discussion
Copperfish Bookstore
Punta Gorda, Florida
Meet the Author Luncheon
Pine Island Florida
Sponsored by Pine Island Library Friends
2015/16 Events
November 16th
Cape Coral Florida Library
SWFL PEN Women Panel & Book Signing
Refreshments served.
January 8th
Bert's Pine Bay Gallery
Matlacha, FL
Book Launch for 2nd Jessie Murphy Mystery, Quick Walk to Murder
5: 30 to 7: 30
Refreshments served.
January 21st, 2016
C W Fudge Mystery Night
Matlacha, FL 33993
6:30 pm
Bagpipe Intro
Comedy Skit
Peg Cullen's Art Displayed
Reading by jd
January 23rd, 2016
Booksigning at Pine Island Clam Jam
12 to 2
Find her at CW Fudge Booth
Cancelled because of High Winds
Feb 27th
Art Poems Reception/Performance
Big Arts Performing Center
Sanibel, FL
7 pm
March 5th
Book Signing
Calusa Land Trust
Rubber Ducky Race
Woody' Waterfront Restaurant
St. James City, FL
March 16th
Art Poems Reception/Performance
Alliance for the Arts
7 pm
April 6th
Meet the Author Book Signing 5-6:30 pm
Pine Island Library
Reception for ArtPoems
Cape Coral Library
Art Poems/ 7-8pm
April 6th
June 19th, 10-Noon, 2015
Mystery Discussion Forum at Library on Orcas Island, WA with Sara Williams.  
Jan 30th, 2015 Launch Party for Minute of Darkness.  The Art for Acts Gallery, Fort Myers, 6- 8 pm.  Come drink some wine, laugh and toast to the new book.
Feb 19th, Thursday, Reading from Minute of Darkness at C W Fudge Factory in Matlacha. 7 pm
March 4th, Weds, Copperfish Bookstore, Punta Gorda, Mystery Writer Panel:  Secrets, Mysteries, and Murder, 6 pm
March 6, Sidney & Berne Davis PEN Women Show, 6 pm  Opening Reception
March 10, Talk at Sidney & Berne Davis, PEN Women Show, 6 pm
March 18th, Elks Lodge, Pine Island, Sponsored by Friends of Pine Island Talk:  Me? Writing a Mystery?  No way.  Noon to Two..Lunch, 9$  Members free.  5$ non members...
March 21st, Reading Fest in Fort Myers at Harborside Convention Center,  10:00a.m.
March 23rd,  Pine Island Writer's talk.  Time to be announced.
April 18th, 10-11, Cape Coral Public Library Talk/Reading
Southwest Florida Reading Festival


Harborside Convention Center

Fort Myers

March 15th, 2014

10:00 to 4:00

Launch Party/Reading
for The Old Wolf Lady: Wawewa Mepemoa
St. Charles Old Settlers
Farmers & Merchant State Bank
Sat.  July 19th, 10:00 a.m.
Friends of Pine Island Library Talk
Pine Island, FL
November 18th, 2014
ArtPoems 2014


Big Arts

Sanibel, Florida

Friday, Feb 28th

7:30 pm


Alliance for the Arts Dance Performance Reading

Big Arts

Sanibel, Florida

March 1, 2014

7:30 pM


The Dunes Country Club

March 4th



Downtown Fort Myers

April 4th

Sidney & Berne Davis Center

Fort Myers, Florida



Alliance for the Arts Dance Performance Reading

Alliance for the Arts, Fort Myers

April 5th, 7:30


Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center

Fort Myers, FL

April 4th,  Art Night

April  11, 2014 Performance

7:30 PM


Bert's Pine Bay Gallery

March 14th


Come Celebrate this more than exciting event.

         Wine & hor d'oeuvres-Courtesty of Bert's Bar & Grill



  • Readings OF 2013


CW Candy Store

Matlacha, FL

7 pm

March 19th


Olde Fishe House Marina

Matlacha, FL

5:30 pm

March 24th, Monday



Fort Myers Creative Writing Class

April 15th

10:00 am


Poetry Reading

Sidney & Berne Davis Center

Fort Myers

Networking Art & Poetry

April 24th

7:00 pm