Jon Etter

Writer, Teacher, Resident of the October Country

Interested in having Jon read, sign books, meet with your class, yammer on, and/or perform an interpretive dance at your shop, library, school, or event? Go to the Contact page and let him know! He may or may not show up wearing pajamas and a bathrobe. In the meantime, feel free to join him at any of the events listed below:

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January 31, 2021

1:00: Virtual Author Visit with First Unitarian Society of Milwaukee Children’s Book Club.

February 6, 2021

10:00: Yet Another Dreadful Fairy Book Virtual Book Launch Party with Wauwatosa Public Library.

February 10, 2021

4:00: Afterschool virtual reading and book talk with Mystery to Me bookstore in Madison, Wisconsin.


October 5, 2018

10:30-11:30: In-booth signing at the Heartland Fall Forum, The Depot Renaissance Hotel, Minneapolis, MN.

October 6, 2018

9am-Noon: Reading and speaking as part of an Author and Illustrator event at Wauwatosa Public Library.

November 10, 2018 (Neighborhood Toy Store Day!)

6:30-7:30: Reading and Signing at Ruckus and Glee Toy Store in Wauwatosa, WI. Pajamas encouraged but not required.

November 15, 2018

Reading and Q&A with 4th Graders from Roosevelt Elementary School in Wauwatosa (private event).

November 17, 2018

10am: Public Reading, Q & A, and signing at Wauwatosa Public Library.

3pm: Reading, Q & A, and signing at Mystery To Me Bookstore in Madison, Wisconsin.

December 1, 2018

10:00-1:00: Signing/selling copies of A Dreadful Fairy Book at Wisconsin Author Fest at Oak Creek Public Library in Oak Creek, WI.

December 16, 2019

1:00-2:00: Reading, Q & A, and signing at Barnes & Noble in Champaign-Urbana, Illinois.

January 16, 2019

Book talk at Atwater Elementary in Shorewood, Wisconsin.

February 6, 2019

Book Talks at Lake View Elementary and Lindbergh Elementary in Madison, Wisconsin.

February 16, 2019

2:00-3:00: Reading/Signing/Craft Project at Brookfield Public Library in Brookfield, Wisconsin.

February 20, 2019

Book Talks at McKinley, Eisenhower, and Underwood Elementary Schools in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin.

March 7, 2019

Book Talks at Roosevelt, Wilson/STEM, and Montessori Elementary schools in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin.

March 16, 2019

10:00-Noon: Reading/Signing/Making Fairy Houses Out of Recycled Material at Mead Public Library in Sheboygan, Wisconsin.

March 19, 2019

Book Talks at Madison, Washington, and Jefferson Elementary schools in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin.

August 3, 2019

12:00-2:00: Fairyfolk Festival at Bookworm Gardens in Sheboygan, Wisconsin.

October 13, 2019

2:00-3:30: Panel Discussion “Out of this World Middle Grade Authors” followed by signing at Mead Public Library for the Sheboygan Teen Book Festival. Admission to the festival is free.

November 2, 2019

4:00-5:00:  Panel Discussion “Tell Me A Story: Writing for Young Readers” at Southeast Wisconsin Festival of Books at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee at Waukesha. Admission to the festival is free.

January 11, 2020

2:00: Book Launch Party at Wauwatosa Public Library–reading, Q&A, signing, crafts for kids!

January 20, 2020

9:30 AM: Normal Public Library in Normal, Illinois–reading, Q&A, signing, crafts for kids!

January 25, 2020

10:30 AM: Reading, Q & A, and signing at Mystery To Me Bookstore in Madison, Wisconsin.