Upcoming Events

To schedule Judy for an Author Visit, a Book Signing, or a Literacy Event, please email her at: linkyjr59@gmail.com 





February 11, 2022

School Author Visit

Avalon Elementary School

         Judy will be visiting with the 4th Graders.  They are reading her book, Saving Home, and taking a field trip to St. Augustine as part of their Early Florida History Unit.  Judy is excited to talk with them about reading, writing, and history! 



February 18, 2022

Amelia Island Book Festival

Authors in Schools Program

       Judy's book Forcing Change, was selected for inclusion in the Amelia Island Book Festival's Authors in Schools Program.  Judy will be visiting with students from Hilliard Middle-Senior High School and West Nassau High School to talk about the book and the Civil Rights struggles that happened here in Florida during the 1960s. 


February 19, 2022

Amelia Island Author Expo & Reader Extravaganza

Fernandina Beach Middle School 

315 Citrona Drive, Fernandina Beach, FL 32034

10am- 4pm 

        Readers will be able to engage with more than 100 authors, including Judy,  in a personal way about their work and what inspires them. You will be able to purchase their books and have them signed to you or a friend. In addition to the exhibiting authors, there are breakout sessions where you will hear from New York Times best-selling authors.


_Purple Dragonfly Winner Seal

Judy's latest book, Flower Power, has been awarded second place in the Chapter Book Division of the 2020 Purple Dragonfly Book Awards

stonelakes visit

Judy talking with 5th Graders at Stone Lakes Elementary

jan 25 book singing set up

The launch of Flower Power and book signing at Barnes & Noble. Assistant Ellie helped to get things set up!

jan 25 book signing

Signing books at the Waterford Barnes & Noble on Jan. 25, 2020

4th Grade Tribe at Avalon Elementary

With some of the 4th Graders at Avalon Elementary School during a December 2019 Author Visit!

FHS Press top 10 bestsellers_edited

The Florida Historical Society Press -Top 10 Bestseller List includes both of Judy's books! Saving Home at the #1 spot, and Forcing Change at #9!

Sally Ride Book author visit

Judy talking with the 3rd and 4th Graders at Sally Ride Elementary School.

Barns and Noble books signing

Book Signing at Barnes & Noble in Melbourne, Florida on March 21, 2019

Signing books at Palm Bay Elementary School during an author visit.


Forcing Change has earned an Honorable Mention in the Middle Grades Fiction category of the 2018 Royal Dragonfly Book Awards! So honored to be listed alongside such accomplished writers and such wonderful books.


Forcing Change has won the 2018 KidsShelf Books Cover Award. Congratulations to awesome artist Michael Hallberg who created the cover art for FHS Press.

National Humanities Center's 2018-19 Tea

The National Humanities Center's 2018-19 Teacher Advisory Council.

2018 James J Horgan Award

Judy's book, Forcing Change, has won the 2018 James J Horgan Award for an outstanding publication which promotes the study of Florida history and heritage, intended for younger readers.

vista lakes elmntary school

Signing books at Vista Lakes Elementary School.

library display 2

Thank you historian and archivist, Courtney Crum, for using Saving Home as part of this wonderful display about the Siege of 1702.

authors having fun at b & n

Fun at Barnes and Noble with authors Amy Sweezey, Aachi Machi, Judy Lindquist, Christina Farley, and Taryn Souders

RW elementary #3

Ralph Williams Elementary 4th Graders

bookfest with ben

At the Historic Cocoa Village BookFest with Florida Historical Society author and executive director, Ben Brokemarkle.

Monarch Learning Academy

Book Signing at Waterford Barnes and Noble with my sweet granddaughter as my assistant!

Barnes and Noble, Melbourne

Odyssey Charter School

Ralph Williams Elementary School

Meeting at a book store with the Gifted students from Cypress Springs who had just read my book!

Florida Writer's Association Annual Book Festival

Beaches Chapel School

Christmas Book Bash, Melbourne Square Mall