Meet Jenny L. Cote at these special public events including creative writing workshops, book signings, retreats, conferences and visits to historical sites. Listed in chronological order - please scroll down for your desired date/event.


Historic St. John's Church
June 11, 2022, 1:30 p.m.
Jenny L. Cote and Libby McNamee
will speak and sign books!
Click here to register!
2401 East Broad Street, Richmond, VA 23223 

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Don't miss this EPIC opportunity to get one-on-one with Jenny L. Cote and her colleague Libby McNamee for this online writing camp! These two award-winning authors will lead two groups of 20 campers through a 4-week online writing course focused on writing the story of 1776. Campers will learn vital American history as well as how to research and write historical fiction. Camp includes fun workshops, surprise special guests, and complimentary copies of one of each author's books. Campers will assume the identity of a Revolutionary character and each week will conduct research and complete writing assignments to send to the authors who will provide critiques. Campers will share their work with the group to gain feedback, encouragement and ideas. At the completion of Epic Patriot Camp, the group's work will be compiled and published with a title the group develops, and will be available for sale on Amazon. Each camper will receive a copy of the published book, and be able to order additional copies if they wish.  ​

An ending celebration with optional colonial dress to share our work with families will top off this once in a lifetime experience. When your camper returns to class in the fall, they can proudly say that they became a published author over the summer!


Jenny and Libby hope this experience will foster friendships for kids that continue long after camp, and will serve as a launching pad for young people who are serious about pursuing a writing career. See Libby's bio below.

Space is limited and will fill quickly so reserve your spot today! We can't wait to "see you" in June! HUZZAH!

Meet Libby McNamee

An author, public speaker, and lawyer, Libby loves exploring America’s many historical sites. When a descendant told her about Susanna Bolling’s heroism, Libby was determined to share it with the world. “Susanna’s Midnight Ride: The Girl Who Won the Revolutionary War” is her first historical novel. Her second novel,”Dolley Madison and the War of 1812: America’s First Lady,” was released in August 24, 2021, the 207th anniversary of the burning of Washington City.

Libby served as a US Army JAG Officer in Korea, Bosnia, Germany and Washington State. She and her book-obsessed husband and son live in Richmond, Virginia. A Boston native, Libby graduated from Georgetown University cum laude and Catholic University Law School.

Visit Libby's website to learn more: http://libbymcnamee.com

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See Jenny in Orlando at FPEA!
May 26-28, 2022


July 29-30, 2022
Cobb Galleria Centre, Atlanta, GA

Home Educators' Living History Days for Children at Red Hill
Friday, April 22, 8:30-2:00
Thursday-Friday, October 6-7, 2022, 8:30-2:00


Join us for our Annual Home Educators' Living History Days for children. The program is geared for children ages 8 to 10 years old, although children younger and older benefit and can participate in the hands-on experience of 18th century life. Programs rotate among spinning and weaving,blacksmithing, pottery, Colonial medicine, basket making, tin punching, and rope making. Groups may register by providing the number and ages of children, as well as the number of adults in attendance. Home Educator groups are welcome, but please have one person responsible for registering the group!

Children's author Jenny L. Cote will also be here for a creative writing workshop both days! There is no extra charge for this amazing experience. 

Advance R​egistration Required for this Event.
​Learn more at www.redhill.org.

Adults $6; Children 4 and up $5, Children 3 and under free!

Register with Melissa Carwile at melissa@redhill.org or you may call 434-376-2044.

Registration is now open and space is limited!

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