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Upcoming Events

Would you like to meet Jane R. Wood in person? You can meet her at these upcoming speaking engagements and events.

Delta Junction Elementary

November 21, 2019

Delta Junction, Alaska

Skype Author Visit – I will be doing a Skype Author Visit with 4th graders in Delta Junction, Alaska.

The Book Loft

November 23, 2019

Fernandina Beach, Florida

10:00 am – 1:00 pm. EST

Book Signing – I will be signing books at The Book Loft in Fernandina Beach, Florida, from 10:00 am – 1:00 pm.

Atlantic Beach Elementary

December 2, 2019

Atlantic Beach, Florida

10:00 am – 1:00 pm. EST

Author Visit – I will be discussing Voices in St. Augustine with 4th graders during an Author Visit to Atlantic Beach Elementary.

5th Graders in California

February 13, 2020


10:00 am – 1:00 pm. EST

Skype Author Visit – I will be discussing Lost in Boston during a Skype Author Visit with 5th graders in California.

The Amelia Island Book Festival

February 15, 2020

Fernandina Beach, Florida

10:00 am – 5:00 pm. EST

Book Signing – The Amelia Island Book Festival, Fernandina Beach, Florida. I will be signing books at this year’s Author Expo from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. More than 100 authors of many genres will be participating so if you love books, check it out!

Jax Book Festival

February 29, 2020

Jacksonville, Florida

10:00 am – 3:00 pm. EST

Book Signing – I will be signing books at the downtown Jacksonville Public Library from 10:00 am – 3:00 pm during this annual event.

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News & Updates

IBPA Member Spotlight: IBPA Affiliate Florida Authors & Publishers Association

Sept. 19, 2019
IBPA Independent

IBPA is proud to be affiliated with 20 regional and specialty independent publishing associations across the United States. IBPA members find that networking within these groups benefits their success in the independent publishing industry, and helps them build connections on a more local level.

Featured Author on SWFL Online News

Feb. 18, 2019
SWFL Online News

In this week’s edition of “Between the Covers,” we feature multiple award-winning author, Jane R. Wood.

Jane Wood is no stranger to speaking in front of audiences. She is a former teacher and has a natural way of connecting with her young readers. In fact, this weekend, Jane was on hand at the Amelia Island Book Festival teaching students again, but this time as a hand-picked featured author for the county’s Literacy Day.

Good news: Jacksonville author’s latest book receives Mom’s Choice Award

April 3, 2015
The Florida Times-Union

One of Jane Wood’s books traveled to Duval County classrooms last year. And the characters in her latest, Lost in Boston, traveled north to the Massachusetts capital. Wood’s fifth book in her juvenile fiction series for grades 3-5 was released this year.

Teacher-turned-author Inspires Middle Schoolers to Take Action for the Environment

April 9, 2012
Entro Magazine

Author Jane Wood has a fascination for history, a deep lover of nature and a mission to inspire children to learn about their communities and want them to make a difference in the world around them. Currently at work on her fifth book in a series targeted to kids nine through fourteen, Jane is buoyed by the response to her previous works. Story on page 16.

Read, Write, Repeat

June 10, 2012
Jacksonville Magazine

Jane Wood’s book featured in Jacksonville Magazine, June 2012 – An article entitled “Read, Write, Repeat” discusses how Jane Wood’s book Trouble on the St. Johns River was used by a group of third graders to learn about ecology. It also profiles Jane’s involvement with a company, Get Book Savvy, that she and fellow author Frances Keiser created to help aspiring authors get their books published. Story on pages 36-37.

Mandarin Authors to Share Book Publishing Secrets

September 8, 2011
The Florida Times-Union

Mandarin resident Jane Wood is a fun lady. When not speaking in schools, researching new projects or writing, the juvenile fiction author specializes in capturing the imagination through stories packed with mystery, adventure and humor.

Wood’s books – Ghosts on the Coasts: A Visit to Savannah and the Low Country, Adventures on Amelia Island: A Pirate, a Princess, and Buried Treasure, Trouble on the St. Johns River and Voices in St. Augustine – have been a hit with young readers everywhere.

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