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March 8 2014 at 10:30am 
a Book Event at A Novel Idea 
Slipway, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
July 27 2013, 11am
with Moby Dickens Bookshop at Twirl Toy Store and Playspace
Taos, New Mexico, USA
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Lisa Maria says, “we need more storytellers. We need a thousand voices and more in Tanzania. I hope that my writing inspires someone else to write as well,” in an interview with Esther Mngodo for The Citizen (Dar es Salaam, Tanzania). 

For the full interview, click here.
During the first week of March 2014, Lisa Maria Burgess visited three schools in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania:  the International School of Tanganyika elementary, the Dar es Salaam International Academy, and the Aga Khan primary.
March to April 2015 
Sponsored by the Bookworm Cafe
Beijing, China
March 19:  
Visit to the International Montessori School of Beijing

March 29:
Bookworm Cafe for a reading of 
Juma's Dhow Race

April 13:
Visit to the Dulwich College of Beijing
November 2018 
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Awarded top prize for bilingual children's book by the NM AZ Book Coop.

Reading of Playing with Osito | Jugando con Baby Bear at Worldfest, BASIS Independent Brooklyn.