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Past Events

M. P. Barker has given presentations at many venues, ranging from libraries and historical societies to conferences and schools. Here are some of the organizations that she’s spoken to in the past:

Conference Presentations:

  • Historical Novel Society Conference
  • Massachusetts Reading Association Conference
  • Write Angles Conference


  • East Granby Public Library, East Granby, CT
  • Farmington Public Library, Farmington, ME
  • Woods Memorial Library, Barre, MA
  • Charlton Public Library, Charlton, MA
  • East Longmeadow Library, East Longmeadow, MA
  • Hampden Library, Hampden, MA
  • Ames Free Library, North Easton, MA
  • Forbes Library, Northampton, MA
  • Fobes Memorial Library, Oakham, MA
  • East Springfield Library, Springfield, MA
  • Forest Park Library, Springfield, MA
  • Pine Point Branch Library, Springfield, MA
  • Joshua Hyde Public Libray, Sturbridge, MA
  • Warren Public Library, Warren, MA
  • Merriam-Gilbert Library, West Brookfield, MA
  • Westfield Athenaeum, Westfield, MA
  • Wilbraham Public Library, Wilbraham, MA
  • Worcester Public Library, Worcester, MA

Book Clubs:

  • East Longmeadow Seniors Reading Club, East Longmeadow, MA
  • Ludlow Senior Center book club, Ludlow, MA
  • Chapters Bookstore book club, Pittsfield MA

Historical Societies & Museums:

  • Agawam Historical Association, Agawam, MA
  • Chicopee Historical Society, Chicopee, MA
  • Colrain Historical Society, Colrain, MA
  • East Longmeadow Historical Commission, East Longmeadow, MA
  • Hampden Historical Society, Hampden, MA
  • Wistariahurst Museum, Holyoke, MA
  • Ashland & Hopkinton Historical Societies, Hopkinton, MA
  • Leicester Historical Society, Leicester, MA
  • Southwick Historical Society, Southwick, MA
  • Museum of Springfield History, Springfield, MA
  • Old Sturbridge Village, Sturbridge, MA

Professional Organizations and Clubs:

  • Pioneer Valley Reading Council, Chicopee, MA
  • Laurel Park Association, Northampton, MA
  • Straw Dog Writers Guild, Northampton, MA
  • College Club of Springfield, MA
  • Faith United Church Women’s Guild, Springfield, MA
  • Alpha Gamma Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma, Sturbridge, MA
  • Women’s Evening Fellowship, Wilbraham United Methodist Church, Wilbraham, MA

Radio Interviews:

  • WVNE radio Worcester – interview with Randy F. Berkson for “Weekend Magazine” program
  • “Writer’s Voice” with Francesca Rheannon
  • “Bill Newman Show,” WHMP, Northampton, MA
  • WXOJ-LP 103.3 FM – “Shooting from the Hip” program with Vince Dowling, Valley Free Radio, Northampton, MA

TV Interviews:

  • Chelmsford, MA LACTV – “The Writers Show” with Judy Buswick
  • Concord, NH Public TV – “Book Swap Cafe” with Anita Hickey
  • Danvers, MA LACTV – “Off the Shelf” with Veronica Andrews
  • Upton, MA LACTV – “Be My Guest” with Jan Lewis


  • Elms College, Chicopee, MA
  • Holyoke Community College, Holyoke, MA
  • Baypath College, Longmeadow, MA
  • Cambridge College, Springfield, MA
  • Springfield Technical Community College, Springfield, MA

High Schools and Junior High Schools:

  • Mount Blue High School, Farmington, ME
  • Chicopee High School, Chicopee, MA
  • Central Catholic High School, Lawrence, MA
  • Tolland/Southwick Regional High School, Southwick, MA
  • Tantasqua Regional Junior High School, Sturbridge, MA

Elementary Schools:

  • East Granby Middle School, East Granby, CT
  • Blueberry Hill School, Longmeadow, MA
  • Belmont Community School, Worcester, MA

Other Venues:

  • Delaney House “Girls Just Wanna Have Fun” event, Holyoke, MA
  • Mansfield Music & Arts Society, Mansfield, MA
  • Whitney Center for the Arts, Pittsfield, MA
  • Workshop 13, Ware, MA