Kristen McKendry ~ Author

Author, Humourist and Public Speaker


find out when Kristen is going to be in your area for a book signing, or when her next book is scheduled to be released

Sat. 10/1 11:00 AM Book Signing

Mississauga Central Library

Wed. 10/26 2:00 PM discussion ~ Mystery Novels

Lorne Park Library

Wed. 2/22 7:00 PM Emergency Preparedness Workshop I'll be teaching the basic principles of emergency preparedness, the whys, whats, and hows. Being prepared for all sorts of emergencies gives you confidence and security. This is for women only this time, seating is unlimited, and the workshop is fre... more
Sat. 4/14 1:00 PM Book Signing at the Mississauga Central Library

April 14, 2012  1:00-4:30 p.m. Join me and other local authors at the rotunda of the Mississauga Central Library (at Burnhamthorpe and Living Arts Drive, near Square One).  I'll have all four of my books available for sale and signing.

Sat. 5/26 9:00 AM Value-Based Living: a Workshop to Bring Focus to the Frazzled Learn to slow down and focus on what's really important to you. After this three-hour workshop you will come away with - defined purpose and direction for your life - a better sense of self worth and self determination - a practical guide fo... more
1:00 PM Book Signing with Ayse Hitchins

Join us at the Mississauga Central Library Saturday, May 26, 2012 1:00-4:00. We'll be signing copies of our new book The Worth of a Soul. This is your chance to meet Ayse, the fascinating subject of this biography.

Sat. 9/29 All day Sustainable Living and Homesteading Fair

I will be at the Sustainable Living and Homesteading Fair in Desboro (near Owen Sound) on September 29. 1:00 to 3:00 I'll conduct a workshop on emergency preparedness and food security. All are invited!

Sat. 2/23 10:30 AM Seedy Saturday Presentation on Urban Farming

Learn how to grow much of your family's food in your backyard and preserve it so you have fresh food all year.Go beyond tomatoes and try something new. I'll also have my books available for signing.

Mon. 6/17 6:00 PM Book Club Presentation Scarborough

Details to follow.

Wed. 9/11 1:30 PM Emergency Preparedness and Self Reliance

Orangeville - by invitation

Thu. 9/26 6:00 PM Seed-Saving Workshop

A hands-on workshop to learn how to save seeds from your vegetable garden for use next season or for sprouting.

Sun. 11/24 7:00 PM Our Search for Meaning

An evening with Ayse Hitchins, telling the story of her interesting and intriguing life. Meet the woman behind my book The Worth of a Soul.

Wed. 6/18 1:00 PM Emergency Preparedness Seminar
Wed. 5/13 7:00 PM Food Storage Workshop

A thorough discussion of the what, where, why, and how of food storage and basic emergency preparedness. We'll talk about the mindset of self reliance and touch on financial, emotional, educational, and social preparedness as well.

Thu. 4/5 6:00 PM Talk and Book Signing

Kristen will be at the Paisley Library on Queen Street in Paisley Ontario for a short talk followed by a book sale and signing. All are welcome!

Sat. 4/7 11:00 AM Books Signing in Mildmay

I'll be at the Mildmay Public Library on April 7, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. for a short talk and book sale/signing. All are welcome!

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  • "Kristen McKendry takes readers along on Daniel McDonald?s exciting search for his missing family and the shadowed secrets of his origins. McKendry, a gifted storyteller, has cra..."
    Richard Cracroft
    "Book Nook" Columnist, BYU Magazine
  • "I had to finish the book last night. Loved it!!! There is something about your stories - completely engaging and I can't put them down. Put me on the list to buy your next one!!"
    Maureen Gans
    happy reader