BaleBookSigningJ.R. Bale is available for a variety of events, including signings, book clubs, panel discussions and other presentations. If you would like to schedule an event with J.R., just fill out the form at the bottom of the page.


  • The Self-Marketing Author’s Checklist
  • Creating Characters in Three Dimensions
  • Having Something to Say: The Secret Ingredient to a Novel
  • Others, as requested


As you might expect, many our events were cancelled or postponed in 2020 because of Covid-19. Better to be safe. However, events in 2021 will go ahead. And others will be added.

September 18, 2021 – New Providence Book Festival
Saturday, 9am – 3pm
Salt Box Museum
1350 Springfield Avenue, New Providence, NJ

March 18, 2020 – Panel Discussion / Q&A: “So You Want to Be a Writer?
Wednesday, 7 PM
(CANCELLED because of coronavirus)
Somerset County Library, Warren Township branch
42 Mountain Blvd, Warren, NJ 07059
(The panel will also include authors Anthony Giordano, Pascale Kavanagh, Joan Ramirez and Loretta Wish.)

April 18, 2020 – A Day of Wine, Romance and More
Saturday, Noon – 5pm
(POSTPONED because of coronavirus)
Hollow Brook Winery
594 Hwy 94, Columbia, NJ

September 19, 2020 – New Providence Book Festival
(CANCELLED because of coronavirus — Rescheduled for 2021)
The grounds of the Salt Box Museum
1350 Springfield Avenue,
New Providence, NJ 07974


If you would like J.R. Bale to appear at an event, just fill in the form below. Please provide as much detail as possible. If your book club is interested in discussing one of my books. If we’re too far away from one another, I’m happy to do it by FaceTime.