Author Events

January 21, 2024

4-6 p.m.

Pamela Quarles-Adams

Fine Arts Gallery

108 S. Main St. B

Davidson, NC

Gilda Morina Syverson’s Book Launch

Ann will introduce her long-time friend and colleague, Gilda, and her new memoir, A Healing Journey, From 9/11 Beyond the Pandemic. Ann is the co-publisher of this book under The Bridge along with Laura Ponticello of Divine Phoenix.   

June 24, 2023

Huntersville, NC

Lisa Williams Kline’s Book Launch

Ann will interview Lisa about her three recently published books, Ladies’ Day, Between the Sky and the Sea and The Ruby Mirror.  Ann and Lisa are long-time friends and colleagues. This event will take place from 4:30 to 6 p.m. at Waterbean Coffee in Huntersville, NC.

April 18, 2023


Poetry for the Dementia Journey

Poetry for the Dementia Journey is an online event created by AlzAuthors. Ann cohosts this program and reads poetry from her collection, What Flies Away. Over 30 poets share their work during this special event in honor of National Poetry Month.   

February 23, 2022



Ann was interviewed by Pooja Chilukuri, Be Made Whole Wellness Education Podcast. Pooja is
a Nutritional Therapy Practitioner (NTP), Health Coach, Wellness Educator, and a published author.  Ann and Pooja discussed Ann’s daughter’s celiac disease, her family’s transition to a gluten-free lifestyle and wellness tips that anyone can employ to enhance their well-being. 



Virtual Reading 

January 8, 2021, 7 p.m.
Honoring Anthony “Tony” S. Abbott’s Life and His Last Book of Poems. C
ohosted by Charlotte Writers Club North and Main Street Books. Family, students, colleagues and friends of Abbott read a selection of Tony’s poetry.

Celiac Mom Book Launch

May 6, 2021, 7 p.m.
A Virtual Book Launch and Q&A
Ann will read selections from her book and answer questions about her family’s transition to a gluten-free lifestyle.  Sponsored by Charlotte Writers’ Club North and Main Street Books.

Crossing the Rift: North Carolina Poets on 9/11 & Its Aftermath 

October 5, 2021, 7 p.m.
Main Street Books, Davidson, NC 



Reading & Discussion About Dementia

February 28, 2019, 4 p.m.
The Crossings at Steele Creek
13600 South Tryon St.
Charlotte, NC

Care for the Caregiver Conference

March 23, 2019, 8:30 a.m.
​AlzAuthors Traveling Library debuts at 
this conference.
StoneBridge Church Community
3700 Prosperity Church Rd.
Charlotte, NC

Author Appearance

June 8, 2019, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Mission City Marketplace
608 Valleydale Rd.
Charlotte, NC

Featured Author at Book Lovers Event

August 13, 2019, 4 p.m.
Riverwalk of HarborChase Memory Care
York County Library
138 E. Black St.
Rock Hill, SC

Dementia Education Conference

August 28, 2019
Alzheimer’s Association – Western Carolina Chapter 
​Friendship Missionary Baptist Church

3400 Beatties Ford Rd.
Charlotte, NC



National Caregiving Conference

Nov. 8-11, 2018
AlzAuthors Table National Conference
Chicago, IL

A Family Caregiving Affair

Nov. 1, 2018, 7 p.m.
Alzheimer’s & Dementia: A reading and discussion with Ann Campanella, Mary Ann Drummond and Frank Morelli
Main Street Books
Davidson, NC

Dementia Caregiver’s Conference

Nov. 1, 2018, 8:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
AlzAuthors Table
Cabarrus County’s 2018 2nd Annual Conference
McGill Baptist Church
5300 Poplar Tent Rd.
Concord, NC

Book Launch Introduction

Oct. 13, 2018, 4 p.m.
Lillian’s Flying School by Nancy Lammers
Published by The Bridge 
Main Street Books
Davidson, NC

Alzheimer’s Association Conference

August 29, 2018
​Friendship Missionary Baptist Church

3400 Beatties Ford Rd.
​Charlotte, NC

Featured Reader

July 12, 2018
The Glens Falls Club of College Women
Wiawaka Center for Women
Lake George, NY

Introduction for Tony Abbott

April 8, 2018, 4 p.m.
“A Celebration of Anthony S. Abbott”
(Abbott is Ann’s long-time mentor)
Main Street Books
Davidson, NC

The Beach Poems Reading

March 28, 2018, 7 p.m.
Waterbean Coffee
Huntersville, NC

The Beach Poems Book Launch

​March 15, 2018, 12 Noon
Main Street Book
Davidson, NC