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Ruta’s books are published in over 50 countries and her presentations vary depending on the event and audience. Below is a summary of events Ruta has taken part in.
Ruta has visited schools in over twenty countries.
Potential school programs include:
- Assembly or classroom presentations with Q & A.
- Creative writing workshop with a very small group.
- Author dinner and keynote as a school fundraiser.
Ruta speaks with readers about one or all of her books via Skype.
During the session, readers ask questions they have prepared in advance.
Skype visits can be a small group, a classroom, or an auditorium.
Community Read Programs
Ruta has participated in several “All City” and “All Community” read programs. These events generally involve one large community presentation and/or school visits.
Conferences and Festivals
Ruta’s conference and festival events are flexible and created according to the event’s focus.
Ruta enjoys partnering with museums and exhibitions featuring themes that coincide with her novels:
Between Shades of Gray – WWII, Totalitarianism, Baltic Countries, Edvard Munch, Hidden History.
The Fountains of Silence – The Spanish Civil War, Francisco Franco, Post-War Period
Salt to the Sea – WWII, Refugee Crisis, Maritime History, The Amber Room, Baltic/Prussian History.
Ruta has presented dozens of lectures and keynotes ranging from events at European Parliament, International Embassies, educational conferences, professional development events, and writing conferences.
Host an educational screening of Ashes in the Snow, the feature film adaptation of Between Shades of Gray. Event may include a discussion with the film’s director and a presentation on the book.
Professional Development Events
Ruta has taken part in many professional development events for educators.
Topics include historical fiction, creative writing, and the history of Communism.