writer’s digest annual conference

New York Hilton Midtown

New York, NY

Pitch Perfect Session

The Writer’s Digest Annual Conference is where I first met my agent, Stacy Testa. I hope to share insights on navigating the Pitch Slam as part of the “Pitch Perfect” Session on Friday, August 23rd. Hope to see you there!

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barnes & Noble

monmouth mall

180 Route 35, Eatontown, NJ 07724

Sunday, January 27th, 2019

2 to 4 pm

Meet 5 authors in a variety of genres: mystery, book club fiction, historical/time-travel, romance and literary fiction. We’ll have an author panel (Q&A) from about 2 to 2:30 pm, then will be available to chat or sign books. We’d love to see you there!


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759 River Road, Fair Haven, NJ 07704


Sunday, December 3rd, 2 to 4 pm

Open to the public!

Come by and celebrate the launch of The Astonishing Thing with me!

Let's talk books, have a little fun and get in the holiday spirit. Maybe you'll spy a great gift on the bookshelves...? I'd love to see you there.

Barnes & Noble Monmouth Mall

180 Route 35, Eatontown, NJ 07724

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Sunday, Nov 19th: 2 to 4 pm


  • Sandi Ward, The Astonishing Thing

  • Jenni Walsh, Becoming Bonnie

  • Kathleen Flynn, The Jane Austen Project

  • Kellye Garrett, Hollywood Homicide

  • Melodie Winawer, The Scribe of Sienna

  • Leah DeCesare, Forks, Knives & Spoons

  • Orly Konig, The Distance Home

Barnes & Noble Holmdel


The Commons at Holmdel
2134 State Highway 35
Holmdel, NJ 07733

Saturday, Nov. 18th: 2 pm

Book signing for my Jersey Shore friends and readers. Come and do some holiday shopping, and pick up a peppermint mocha in the cafe while you're here! 


Cabot Street Books & CARDS

272 Cabot Street, Beverly, MA

Friday, Nov. 3rd: 6 to 8 pm

I'll be book signing—come on out, grab coffee at the Atomic Cafe, and get some holiday shopping done while supporting an independent bookstore. Hope to see you there! 

Five Debut Novelists from the '17 Scribes Collective

KGB Bar Red Room, East Village, NYC 

Tuesday, June 27th: 7 to 9 pm

  • Sandi Ward, The Astonishing Thing

  • Renee Macalino Rutledge, The Hour of Daydreams

  • Leah DeCesare, Forks, Knives & Spoons

  • Julie Pennell, The Young Wives Club

  • Kate Brandes, The Promise of Pierson Orchard

Book Expo AmericaJavits Center, NYC

June 1, 2017

Autographing Area, Table 15, 2:30-3 pm

Come see me for a signed advance copy of The Astonishing Thing!


Book Addiction: Something Worth Saving, Interview with author Meghan Masterson

Sandi Ward—Women’s fiction author who writes humanity-embracing stories from the unique perspective of cats, Interview with Lael Braday

Authors Interviewing Their Characters: Sandi Ward and Lily the Cat, Women Writers, Women’s Books

Guest author: Sandi Ward, A.S. Fenichel, Every Romance Starts With "Once Upon a Time"

Interview with Kari Lemor, The Hopeless Romantic

Guest Post: Sandi Ward, Lindsey Frydman: Heart-Stopping Romance, Rule-Breaking Heroes, and Everyday Magic

Meet Author Sandi WardLeah DeCesare

Interviews: Sandi WardRenee Dahlia, Sassy Daring Romance

Author Interview With Sandi WardCatMint5's World, A Place for Writers and Readers

Interview With Sandi Ward, Minerva Spencer: Regency Romance for Adventurous Readers

Three Reasons Why, Musings From the Middle Ages & More (Sharon Struth)

Tuesday Chat With Debut Author Sandi Ward, Tall Poppy Writers

Interview With Sandi Ward, Author of The Astonishing Thing, '17 Scribes

Let's Talk About Cats and DogsWomen Writers, Women's Books