Speaking Schedule

Leslie Leyland Fields has been publishing, speaking and teaching for more than twenty-five years. She speaks at seminars, universities, retreats, schools and conferences on a number of topics related to her books and articles. She can be contacted directly through email to schedule an appearance. A sampling of her current topics:

*Forgiving Our Fathers and Mothers: Finding Freedom from Hate and Hurt 

*Fearless Parenting!: Finding Freedom from Christian Parenting Myths 

*Every Single Heartbeat: Creating a Culture of Life

*The Myth of "Successful" Parenting: Why the Best Techniques Don't Produce Christian Kids

*The Art of Keeping Faith

*The Spirit of Food: Eating and Drinking to the Glory of God

*Writing Your Spiritual Autobiography

*Dazzled: The Radiant Literature of the Bible

*Created to Create: Discovering the Artful Self



February         Chicago, "Up for Debate": Should Mothers Work Outside the Home?"

March 9           Pittsburg, New York: WORD: "The Greatest Call"

March 10         Albuquerque, KABQ: What is Our Highest Calling?

March 24, 25   Olivet Nazarene University: Forgiveness

April 24 - 26   Wasilla. Women's Retreat: You Shall be Free Indeed!



January 7           Kodiak Rotary
                          The Power of Forgiveness
January 28         The Debbie Chavez Show
January 29         Chris Fabry Live!            
                          Midday Connection with Andrea Lustria
February 16        Community Baptist Church: "Is Forgiveness Really Possible?"
February 19        The Pat WIlliams Show: Orlando, CA
                           American Family Radio
February 20,21   Homer Women's Conference: Three Sessions
                           Are You Listening? I am Calling: Faith. Freedom. Forgiveness.
February 23        Azusa, California
                           Azusa Pacific University
                           Chapel Speaker:  Lord of Our Bodies
February 24        New Life  Media: Laguna Beach, CA
February 26        The Bottom Line, LA
March 14-15      Normal, IL
                           Hearts at Home National Conference
                           Successful Parenting or Faithful Parenting?
                           Forgiving Our Fathers and Mothers
April                   Grand Rapids, Michigan
                           Calvin Festival of Faith and Writing
                           Workshop: Writing Toward Reconciliation
                           Panel: Eat (and Write) with Joy! with Rachel Marie Stone and Ann Lappe Willis
                           Panel: Traveling Through Memoir: with Luci Shaw, Jeanne Murray Walker
                           Panel: The Benefit of Slow Reading (and Writing)
May 9                 Kodiak, Alaska
                           Loving Our Families, Forgiving Our Enemies: Writing Toward Reconciliation
May 15:              Taping: Family Life Today: The Power of Forgiveness
                           Family Life Women: Forgiveness
May 17:              Bethlehem, N.H. Seminar: "You Shall Be Free, Indeed!"
May 18               Meredith, NH: "You Shall Be Free, Indeed!"
June 1                 Nome, Alaska: Forgiveness From the Cross
Aug. 30-             Harvester Island Wilderness Workshop
  Sept 6               Harvester Island, Alaska
Oct.                    Lethbridge, Alberta
                           Freedom Parenting
                           The Power of Forgiveness
Nov. 8-9             Rochester, Minnesota
                           Hearts at Home Conference
                           "Successful" Parenting or Faithful Parenting?
                           Forgiving Our Fathers and Mothers
November 10:     Bethel University: "The Art of Keeping Faith"

January 16          Cedarville, Ohio
                           Grace Baptist Church Seminar:  "What are Children For?"
January 17          Cedarville, Ohio
                           Cedarville University Chapel: The Art of Keeping Faith
January 17          Cedarville, Ohio
                           Cedarville University Master Class: Writing Your One Necessity
January 17          Cedarville, Ohio
                           Cedarville University:  The Spirit of Food Dramatic Reading
February 6         Belton, Texas
                          University of Mary Hardin Baylor 
                          Chapel Message:  The Art of Keeping Faith
Feb. 6-8             Belton, Texas
                          University of Mary Hardin Baylor:  Liberal Arts Festival
                          Keynote:  Memoirist
February 11       Lynchburg, Virginia
                          Liberty University:  Academic Lecture Series
                          Topic:  Giving Up on the Culture Wars
February 11       Lynchburg, Virginia
                          St. Andrews Presbyterian Church
                          An Evening of Conversation with Leslie Leyland Fields
                          (Interviewed by Pastor David Etheridge)
February 13       Spring Arbor, Michigan
                          Spring Arbor University:  "FOCUS LECTURE SERIES"
                          Keynote:  Food as Sacrament
February 14       Spring Arbor, Michigan
                          FOCUS Workshop:  TBA
March 1            Chris Fabry Live!
                          Reaching Out to a Stranger
March 3             Champaign, Illinois
                          Keepin' The Faith with Steve Shoemaker
                          "Faith and Alaska"
April 15             The John and Kathy Show
                          WORD fm
                          "The Boston Tragedy and How Not to Maim with the Bible"
May 10              Escondido, California
                          Emmanuel Faith Community Church
                          Seminar:  Forgiving Our Mothers and Fathers
May 11              Escondido, California
                          Emmanuel Faith Community
                          Seminar:  What Are Children For?
Aug. 31 - 
 Sept. 7              Harvester Island, Alaska
                          Harvester Island Wilderness Workshop
Sept. 19             Irving, Texas
          20            Irving Bible Church: Parenting Conferece
                          Lunch with Parenting Ministries
           21           KEYNOTE: Parenting for Real
           21           Workshop:  Parenting Teens and Tweens