If you’d like me to speak at your book club or sorority, or visit your library or local bookstore, contact me at bd @ bdtharp dot com.


3rd Friday every month: Author Expressions, guest blogger

May 7: 5:30 PM at Covenant Presbyterian Church to discuss “The Log of a Cowboy”

April 15: 2 PM at Watermark Books & Cafe, 4701 E. Douglas Ave., Wichita, KS

April 8: 1 PM at Westlink Public Library, Tyler Rd. & Bekemeyer, Celebrate Chisholm Train/”The Log of a Cowboy” Discussion, Wichita

March 18: 1:30 PM at Kansas Writer’s Association, Rockwell Public Library, 5939 E. 9th, Wichita; Topics: Agents, Queries & Synopses

March 2: 12:30 PM with First Thursday Bookclub at the Candle Club, Patchwork Family discussion


3rd Friday every month: Author Expressions, guest blogger

April 19: Wichita Twentieth Century Club, Pacthwork Family discussion 12-2:00

June 12: Wichita Area Romance Writers, What makes a good writer? 4-6:00

June 16-18: Common Threads Quilt Show, Century II, Guest Judge

June 25: Wellington Library Author Fair, Guest Speaker, book sales & signing

September 11: Wichita Public Library Author Day event, book sales & signing, 10-3:00

October 20: Kansas Library Association, Authorpalooz, Hyatt Hotel, 1-5:00

November 12-13: Air Cap Comic Con, Author Panel, Century II


3rd Friday every month: Author Expressions, guest blogger

May 31: Westside Story newspaper, West Wichita, People section, page 10, read about Patchwork Family & Bonnie Tharp in the June edition (Thank you to the editor, Paul Rhodes!)

April: Wichita Professional Communicators, State Awards presented (Patchwork Family 1st Place), Larkspur, Wichita, 11:30-1

February: Penny Ehnkranz “One Writer’s Journey” Interview blog of Bonnie Tharp

February 23: Crown Colony Book Club, Topeka, 6:30 PM, Author discussion, book sales & signing




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