Darby Karchut
Darby Karchut                   

Darby Karchut is an award-winning author, dreamer, and compulsive dawn greeter. A proud native of New Mexico, she now lives in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, where she runs in blizzards and bikes in lightning storms.

 

When not dodging death by Colorado, Darby is busy wrangling words.

 

                        ~   2018 APPEARANCES   ~

Del Toro Moon

Release events pending

Summer/Fall 2018

 

Middle Grade Ninja

Guest Author

October 2

 

Pikes Peak Writers Conference

Faculty Member

April 27-29

Colorado Springs Marriott

Colorado Springs, CO

 

Unleashing Readers

Guest Author

April 22

 

Teen Author Boot Camp

Faculty Member

April 14

Provo, Utah

 

Write Your Heart Out

Guest Speaker

March 3

Library 21C

Colorado Springs, CO

1:00 - 5:00

 

SCBWI Connect & Critique

Guest Speaker

January 28

1:30-2:30

Library 21C

Colorado Springs, CO

"Voice in Middle Grade and YA Novels"

 

The Literati Press

Guest Author for January

"The Inspiration Behind Del Toro Moon"

and

"Book World Reality"

 

Rocky Mountain SCBWI Mentorship Program

Mentor

January through May

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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2017

Rocky Mountain SCBWI Michelle Begley

Mentor Program

Invited Mentor

January  through May

 

Pikes Peak Writers Conference-

Silver Jubilee

Invited Author/Faculty Member

April 28-30

Colorado Springs Marriott

Colorado Springs, CO

 

11th Annual Mountain of Authors

Showcase Author

Saturday, April 8

Library 21C

Colorado Springs, CO

11:00 - 5:00

 

Annual Authors' Festival

(A Writing Mini-Conference for Grades 3-8)

Saturday, February 4

Marriott Denver Tech Center

Denver, CO

 

CCIRA Conference on Literacy-

50th Anniversary Conference

Invited Author

February 1 - 4

Marriott Denver Tech Center

Denver, CO

 

2016

Barnes & Noble - Briargate

Book Signing and Book Festival

3:00 pm to 5:00 pm

November 19, 2016

Colorado Springs, CO

 

Gold Camp Elementary School

 Author  Presentation

November  14, 2016

Colorado Springs, CO

 

Academy Endeavour Elementary School

Author Presentation

October 28, 2016

Colorado Springs, CO

 

Cheyenne Mountain Junior High

Author  Presentation

September 1 & 2, 2016

Colorado Springs, CO

 

Pinon Valley Elementary School

Young Authors Day

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Colorado Springs, CO

 

2016 Mountain of Authors

Saturday, April 23, 2016

11:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Library 21C

Colorado Springs, CO

 

Creative Magazine Radio Show

KCMJ 93.9 FM

Interview - Thursday, February 4, 2016

1:00 pm

Colorado Springs, CO

 

2015

Barnes and Noble-Chapel Hills

Colorado Springs, CO

BOOK PARTY !

Saturday, January 17, 11:00 am

 

2015 CCIRA Annual Conference on Literacy

February 6, 1:30 -2:30

Denver, CO

Panel Presentation with author Jeannie Mobley

"Male and Female Archetypes in Literature"

 

Academy Endeavour Elementary School

Author Visit with the 4th & 5th Grade Book Club

Monday, March 16, 3:15

(Private Event)

 

2015 Mountain of Authors

Saturday, April 4, 12:00 - 6:00

Library 21C

Colorado Springs, CO

 

Academy Endeavour Elementary School

Author Vist with the 5th Grade Classes

Wednesday, May 13 at 2:15

Colorado Springs, CO

 

North Middle School: 6th Grade Presentation

Friday, October 16, 10:00 to 2:00

Colorado Springs, CO

 

2014

Barnes & Noble-Citadel

Colorado Springs, CO

Book Signing

Sunday, December 7 at 1:00 pm

 

Cheyenne Mountain Holiday Fair

Colorado Springs, CO

Book signing and sales

Saturday, December 6

9:00 to 4:00

 

The Griffith Centers for Children

Author Visit

Colorado Springs, CO

Wednesday, August 6

 

Academy Endeavour Elementary School 

Colorado Springs, CO

Author Visit

Thursday, May 8

 

2014 Pikes Peak Writers Conference

Colorado Springs, CO

Writing Conference

Thursday-Sunday, April 24-27

 

2014 Mountain of Authors 

Colorado Springs, CO

Writing Conference

Saturday, April 5

 

Barnes & Noble-Citadel

Colorado Springs, CO

Book Signing

Sunday, March 16 at 1:00 pm

 

Pikes Peak Writers - Open Critique with Author Darby Karchut

Cottonwood Center for the Arts

Colorado Springs, CO
Wednesday, January 15 from 6:00 to 8:30 pm 

 

2013

Cheyenne Mountain Holiday Fair
Colorado Springs, CO
Saturday, December 7

Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators (RMC)

Letters and Lines Fall Conference
Golden, CO
Saturday and Sunday, September 28 and 29

Tattered Cover Bookstore
Children's Book Week Event - YA/MG Author Panel
Denver, CO
Thursday, May 16 at 7:00 pm


Broadmoor Elementary School
Colorado Springs, CO
Author Presentation for Children's Book Week
Tuesday, May 14 at 2:00 pm


Academy Endeavour Elementary School
Colorado Springs, CO
Author Presentation To Kick Off Children's Book Week
Friday, May 10 at 1:15 pm


Pikes Peak Library-Cheyenne Mountain Branch
Colorado Springs, CO
Author Presentation
Wednesday, May 8 at 3:30 pm


Pikes Peak Writers Conference
Colorado Springs, CO 
Friday, April 19 to Sunday, April 21


Pinon Valley Elementary School
Young Authors Night
Colorado Springs, CO 
Thursday, April 11 from 6:30 to 8:30 pm


Pikes Peak Library-Cheyenne Mountain Branch
Colorado Springs, CO
Author Presentation
Wednesday, April 10 at 3:30 pm

 

Barnes & Noble-Coronado
Albuquerque, NM

Book Signing

Saturday, March 23 at 10:00 pm

 

Page One Bookstore
Albuquerque, NM

Book Signing and Discussion
Saturday, March 24 at 2:00 pm

 

Barnes & Noble-Citadel
Colorado Springs, CO

Book Signing
Saturday, March 16 at 1:00 pm

 

 

 

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