Princeton, Raleigh/Durham, D.C., and Michigan, Here I Come

I’d love to meet some of you face to face, so I wanted to let you know about the times I’ll be speaking in the next month:

Lawrenceville: Tonight, March 21, I will be leading a discussion about being a parent of a child with special needs in an age of exceptionality at the Special Olympics Headquarters of New Jersey. 6:00-8:00

Princeton: Saturday, March 24, I will be reading from A Good and Perfect Gift at 2:10 at the Princeton Library for their local authors day. Linda Artzenius provides information about the day as well as a profile of me and review of A Good and Perfect Gift in A Local Mom Explores Down Syndrome, Faith, and More.

Durham, NC: Thursday, March 29, I will be reading and speaking at Duke Divinity School at 12:20 and then at the Reality Center at 7:00 pm.

Raleigh, NC: Friday, March 30, I will be reading and speaking at the Church of the Apostles at 7:30 pm.

Washington, D.C.: Along with many far more interesting and prominent speakers, I will be giving a talk about perfection and prenatal testing at the Q National Conference April 9-10.

Holland, MI: April 18 I will be preaching in chapel at Western Theological Seminary.

Check my Events Page for more information.

Grand Rapids, MI: In a series of events in Grand Rapids, I will be speaking and leading discussions during the Festival of Faith and Writing on both April 19th and 20th. I will also be speaking and reading at a local book store on Thursday, April 19th at 7:00.

I hope you can join me, and invite your friends!

Thank you Patheos! (And Continuing the Conversation at Christianity Today)
My Questions About the Ethics of Embryo Selection
What’s Your Favorite Spiritual Memoir? (and other reading notes)
My “Successful” Bumbling Writing Journey
About Amy Julia Becker

Amy Julia Becker writes and speaks about family, faith, disability, and culture. A graduate of Princeton University and Princeton Theological Seminary, she is the author of Penelope Ayers: A Memoir, A Good and Perfect Gift (Bethany House), and Why I Am Both Spiritual and Religious (Patheos Press).


  1. Sarah Nederveld says:

    when/where are you speaking in Raleigh?

  2. Amy Julia Becker says:

    Sarah, Sorry I wasn’t clear! At Church of the Apostles on Friday night, March 30 at 7:30. I’ll update the post with more info too.

  3. Anonymous says:

    One of the Special Olympians in the Adaptive Sports Program was just named an alternate to the Olympics, in Seoul! For some reason, I had no sense of Special Olympics as more than a local/regional program, but what an amazing opportunity for a young person!