Events

Upcoming Events

06.11.2022 | Meet the Authors | Our Chesterville Community Library, Chesterville ME

Rural Maine is the setting for this inaugural fundraising event benefiting the local Chesterville library. Twenty-plus authors will be signing books and offering related merchandise. Join Len at the grounds of the Chesterville Town Office on Saturday, June 11th, between 10:00 AM and 2:00 PM. Bring your camera to capture the iconic scenery of inland Maine. PS: There's also a bake sale!

06.19.2022 | St. Edmund's Pipes & Drums Flag Day Tattoo | Enders Island, Mystic CT

Enders Island is the idyllic location for the second annual pipes and drums tattoo, a Scottish tradition of musical troupe competition and cultural celebration. The action takes place on Sunday, June 19th, from noon to 5:00 PM. Stop by the sales booth where Len will be signing copies of Celtic Crossing—with all book proceeds benefiting the mission of Enders Island.

07.09.2022 | Books in Boothbay | Boothbay Railway Village, Boothbay ME

Books in Boothbay: Maine's Summer Book Fair resumes its traditional July weekend date this year! The event is set for Saturday, July 9th, at Boothbay Railway Village, including morning (9:00 AM to 12:00 PM) and afternoon (1:00 to 4:00 PM) sessions. Updates are posted regularly on the fair's Facebook page, and the growing list of participating authors can be found here. Sales are courtesy of Sherman's Maine Coast Book Shops, with a share of proceeds benefiting Boothbay Railway Village and Boothbay Harbor Memorial Library. Len is scheduled for the afternoon session. Come visit, learn more about Celtic Crossing, and meet some great folks!

Past Events

10.10.2021 | CT Renaissance Faire | Lebanon County Fairgrounds, Lebanon CT

The Connecticut Renaissance Faire, dubbed New England's Olde England, will be held weekends from September 4th through October 17th. In addition to the numerous entertainment options, shops, and food vendors available, the Faire organizers have invited a different Guest Author each day for meet-and-greet photo ops and book signings. Len has been chosen for Sunday, October 10th and will be there in costume peddling Celtic Crossing. Stop by his booth on The Shady Lane anytime between 10:30 AM and 6:00 PM. And if you have a yen for flowers, be sure to visit his daughter Marie at The Gypsy Rose or wandering about as a beautiful lass.

09.11.2021 | Books in Boothbay | Boothbay Railway Village, Boothbay ME

Books in Boothbay: Maine's Summer Book Fair returns after a year's hiatus. More authors than ever will be present—including Len! This free event is set for Saturday, September 11th, at Boothbay Railway Village, including morning (9:00 AM to 12:00 PM) and afternoon (1:00 to 4:00 PM) sessions. Updates are posted regularly on the fair's Facebook page, and the growing list of participating authors can be found here. Sales will be courtesy of Sherman's Maine Coast Book Shops, with a share of proceeds benefiting Boothbay Railway Village and Boothbay Harbor Memorial Library. Len's booth time (AM or PM) will be posted when available on his Facebook page and announced on Twitter. Hope to see you there! [UPDATE: Len will be in the afternoon session.]

06.13.2021 | St. Edmund's Pipes & Drums Flag Day Tattoo | Enders Island, Mystic CT

Enders Island is the idyllic location for the first annual pipes and drums tattoo, a Scottish tradition of musical troupe competition and cultural celebration. Scheduled for Sunday, June 13th, from noon to 5:00 PM, please stop by the sales booth for a signed copy of Celtic Crossing, with all proceeds during this event benefitting the St. Edmund's mission.

01.27.2021 | Mystic Book Club | Chelsea Groton Bank, Mystic CT

The CGB Mystic Book Club has selected Celtic Crossing as its January read and invited Len to participate in their discussion on Wednesday, January 27th, starting at 5:30 PM via Zoom. Copies may be obtained at the CGB Mystic branch and are at no cost to the first ten applicants. Free online registration is available now through January 26th. We look forward to seeing you at this CGB Community Event. [Rescheduled from 05.19.2020]

10.25.2020 | Author Book Signing | Bank Square Books, Mystic CT

Stop by the corner of West Main & Water Streets from 12:00-3:00 PM on Sunday, October 25th, to meet Len, hear about Celtic Crossing, and have a copy signed. It's a great read for the Irish at heart. Can't make it? Bank Square Books will gladly send a personalized copy your way. [Rescheduled from 03.22.2020] | Update: Due to pandemic restrictions, Len won't be able to greet you personally at the store. Instead, look for the table display complete with a large Celtic Crossing poster and presigned books, each with a custom bookmark. Let the staff know if you'd like your copy personalized and we'll get it to you quickly & conveniently. Thanks and be well.

10.25.2020 | Author Meet & Greet | St. Patrick Church Center, Mystic CT

[Event canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.] Join the Sober St. Patrick's Day revelry following the Mystic Irish Parade, where Len will be chatting with guests and signing copies of Celtic Crossing from 3:00-5:00 PM. This inspirational suspense novel set in modern-day Ireland features the historical exploits of Padraig, Bishop of Armagh, as he receives a holy relic for safekeeping after Rome's fall—a must-read for the Irish at heart. All are welcome to this public event cohosted by Enders Island. [Rescheduled from 03.22.2020]

08.25.2020 | Connecticut Authors Trail | Douglas Library, Hebron CT

The Connecticut Authors Trail is in full swing this summer with a bounty of virtual events. Len has been selected as the Douglas Library Guest Author for 2020. The event is scheduled for Tuesday, August 25th, beginning at 6:30 PM. Ring in to hear the author speak about Celtic Crossing, share a reading, and answer questions. Registration is free and required for online access. Signed personalized copies of the book can be ordered online or by phone at Bank Square Books, with either curbside pickup, free shipping or local delivery.

07.28.2020 | Coffee & Author Talk | Boothbay Harbor Memorial Library, Boothbay Harbor ME

The public is invited to join Len for a virtual Coffee Talk on Tuesday, July 28th, at 10:00 AM, entitled Celtic Crossing: A Quest into the Unexpected. The author will share a bit about himself, the medical and spiritual inspiration behind Celtic Crossing, and the universal themes explored in the novel, followed by Q&A. Signed copies of the book will be available for purchase through Sherman's Maine Coast Book Shops. Registration for this free event can be found here. [Rescheduled from 06.13.2020]

07.24 to 0.7.25.2020 | Physician CME Conference | Enders Island, Mystic CT

St. John Paul II Healing Institute, Catholic Medical Association, and St. Edmund's Retreat at Enders Island will cohost an educational medical conference entitled Empowering Physicians to Heal Mind, Body, and Soul. Presenters Cynthia Hunt, MD, and Michelle Critella, MD, will discuss the opioid crisis, COVID-19, gender identity, and physician burnout. Len will deliver the Keynote Address: The Crossing of Faith, Medicine, and the Arts. Details can be found in the course brochure. Online registration is available on the CMA website. The course will be streamed live, and a limited number of slots are available for onsite attendance. Registration is $100 with CME, or no charge without CME. Interested non-physician healthcare workers, laity, and clergy are welcome. Note: This event was recorded and will remain avaiable via the CMA website for anytime viewing and earning of CME credit.

07.15.2020 | Author Talk | Waterford Public Library, Waterford CT

The public is invited to join Len on Wednesday, July 15th, for a virtual presentation entitled Celtic Crossing: A Quest into the Unexpected. Hosted by Waterford Public Library, the author will share a bit about himself, the medical and spiritual inspiration behind Celtic Crossing, and the universal themes explored in the novel. The event begins at 6:30 PM. Registration is free. Signed copies of the book can be ordered online or by phone at Bank Square Books, with either curbside pickup, free shipping or local delivery.

06.11.2020 | Author Talk | Mystic & Noank Library, Mystic CT

The public is invited to join Len for a virtual presentation on Thursday, June 11th, at 6:00 PM, entitled Celtic Crossing: A Quest into the Unexpected. The author will share a bit about himself, the medical and spiritual inspiration behind Celtic Crossing, and the universal themes explored in the novel, followed by Q&A. Signed copies of the book can be ordered online or by phone at Bank Square Books, with either curbside pickup, free shipping or local delivery. Click here to register for free. [Rescheduled from 05.14.2020]

04.20.2020 | Mystic Noname Book Club | Virtual Event, Mystic CT

Len will be participating in a virtual session of the Mystic Noname Book Club on Monday, April 20th, which begins at 6:00 PM. Invitations for this private event and details on dialing in will be shared via email by the session coordinator. Members are encouraged to explore the many reader resources available on this website to enrich the discussion.

03.28.2020 | Local Authors Fest | Public Library of New London, New London CT

[Event canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.] The 5th Annual Local Authors Fest will take place on Saturday, March 28th, from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM at the Public Library in downtown New London. Meet your new favorite authors and take home signed copies of books for yourself or as gifts. Stop by Len's table and learn more about his inspirational suspense novel, Celtic Crossing.

03.08.2020 | Author Book Signing | Garde Arts Center, New London CT

Garde Arts Center and Connecticut Authors & Publishers Association will cohost book signing events for regional authors at select showings during the Center's 2020 Atlantic Broadway Winter Cinema Series. Meet Len, hear about Celtic Crossing, and have a personalized copy signed on Sunday, March 8th, in the theater lobby before or after the 3:00 PM matinée of the Sam Mendes film, 1917. Need St. Patrick's Day gifts? Look no further!

Event Requests

  • Len participated in the 2020 Connecticut Authors Trail. Inquiries on availability for appearances at your library can be sent here.

  • Interested in having Len join your book club discussion of Celtic Crossing? Ask here.

  • Share details for other event requests here.