Events for Memoir
Tour Dates are finalized! Patricia can’t wait to see you in one of the cities listed below. Unless specified, Patricia will be talking about her memoir, The Education of Will: A Mutual Memoir of a Woman and a Dog. The “Will” in the title of Patricia’s new memoir has two meanings. First, it refers to her Border Collie, Willie, who came as a “troubled, spark of a dog,” who was loving and attentive, but also consumed by fear. However, the word “will” also refers to will power, which, as the book shows, is not enough to help a panicked dog, much less a dog owner overwhelmed with her own fears. Patricia will touch on her very personal story about how her beloved Willie first set her back, but eventually led to healing from the traumas in her own past that she had tried to "will" away for decades. Join Patricia as she details her personal journey with Willie to turn a life of fear into one of confidence and compassion.
April 11, 2017
Marathon County Public Library, 300 1st St
Helping the Helper: Preventing Stress and Discomfort in Assistance Animals
Patricia will be speaking at Green Chimney’s Human-Animal Interaction Conference 2017, “Building Connections: Children, Animals and Healthy Families”. Visit Green Chimney’s conference website for information on registration and the full schedule of speakers. (The 2016 conference sold out, so don’t wait if you’d like to attend!)
Patricia will be the featured guest author for the 20th annual Book Club Cafe fundraiser for the Madison Public Library
Tickets are $25 each
Register through the Madison Public Library Foundation by Clicking Here.
Book groups and individuals are both welcome.
September 8, 2017
Patricia will be speaking at the Professionalizing the Passion Conference, for Pet Partner’s first conference since 2003.
Registration details to come.