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October 2018
Private Event

Speaking to a Luncheon Group

October 25 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Berkeley Electric Cooperative,
Moncks Corner, SC 29461 United States
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On October 25, 2018, I have been invited to speak to a Ladies’ Luncheon Group of The Berkeley Electric Cooperative. The luncheon will start at 12:00 Noon and will end at 1:00pm. This luncheon is closed to the public. I will share stories on Child Abuse which I will take directly from my book titled: Look Beyond the Smile.  At that time the ladies will be able to purchase an autographed copy of the book.

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September 2018
Free

Black Ink Book Festival

September 8 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Main Branch of the Charleston County Library,
Calhoun Street Charleston, United States
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I have been invited to participate in the 2018 Black Ink Festival to be held on Saturday, September 8, 2018 at the Main Branch (Calhoun Street) of the Charleston County Public Library. The keynote speaker will be Terry McMillan. McMillan is the author of How Stella Got Her Groove and Waiting to Exhale. Secondly, I have also  been invited to participate in visiting Charleston County Schools to read and discuss my book  with students.  Instead of serving students, I have…

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May 2018
$20.00

Look Beyond the Smile Presentation in Bennettsville, South Carolina

May 18 @ 8:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Bennettsville Community Center,
714 North Marlboro Street Bennettsville, SC 29512 United States
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Save the Date and Join Me on May 18, 2018 as I Discuss my Autobiography on Child Abuse (Hear how this author used her wit and determination to survive Physical Abuse, Physical Neglect, Educational Neglect, Medical Neglect and Emotional Abuse What? A May Week Celebration Who? Bennettsville-Cheraw Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Where? Bennettsville Community Center, 714 North Marlboro Street, Bennettsville, SC 29512 When? May 18, 2018 Time? 7:00pm to 12:00pm and I will be speaking at 8:00pm…

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March 2018
Free

A Cultural Event-Storytelling, Book Sale and Signing

March 22 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Kickin' Chicken Restaurant,
1179 Sam Rittenberg Blvd Charleston, SC 29407 United States
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Come out and support me (Mattie P. Sanders) and other authors as we fill the evening with seriousness, laughter, history, breath taking events, stories that will be familiar to you as they may have happened to you or in your household as you grew up. From my book, Look Beyond the Smile, I will tell you the activities and inventions that I had to come up with each day just to survive. You will find the evening both serious and…

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July 20172017

“A Thirst to Learn Book Club” Appearance

July 30, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
A Thirst to Learn Book Club,
Bowie Maryland, United States
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On July 30, 2017, the author will be the guest of “The Thirst to Learn” Book Club of Bowie , Maryland. The club has been in existence for 10 years  and has approximately 22 members. The members will read the book, Look Beyond the Smile prior to July 30 when the author will meet to answer questions, give insight into the origin of the book’s existence and what are future plans for the book. The Club has had several authors make an appearance after…

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May 2017
Free

Author to Participate in Black Author’s Showcase

May 21, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Northern Virginia Community College,
21200 Campus Drive Sterling, Virginia, SC 20164 United States
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Dear friends and relatives, please take a look at the flier below. I will be at the Loudoun County Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. on May 21st from 2 pm to 5 pm. I am asking all of my friends and family to come by and support me by listening to me speak about my book, titled Look Beyond the Smile which is my autobiography about CHILD ABUSE. At the program, you will be able to purchase…

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August 20162016

Learning by Design Conference 2016

August 12, 2016
Dorchester School District #2,
Summerville, SC Summerville, SC, SC 29483 United States
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Learning by Design Conference 2016 is a Dorchester #2 District-wide professional development conference for educators. As a professional learning community, the District emphasizes learning, builds a collaborative culture and focuses on results to become a “World Class” school district. The overall goal of Learning by Design 2015 is to “raise the bar” and address the most essential topics in education that will provide opportunities for educators to enhance their crafts as a means to accomplish the mission and vision of…

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August 20152015

Darkness to Light Mini Conference

August 28, 2015 @ 10:45 am - 12:00 pm
Northwoods Baptist Church,
2200 Greenridge Road North Charleston, SC 29406 United States
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Mattie P. Sanders will be a keynote speaker at the Darkness to Light Mini Conference to be held on Friday August 28, 2015 at Northwoods Baptist Church at 2200 Greenridge Road. North Charleston, South Carolina  29406.    Mrs. Sanders will be talking about her recently published autobiography titled, Look Beyond the Smile on the subject of Child Abuse. Mrs. Sanders’ time period is 10:45 am-12:00 pm.  She will engage the audience in a spirited activity that will call for a commitment to our children. Some of…

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April 2015
Free

Presentation/Book Sale and Signing

April 18, 2015 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Santee Cooper Auditorium,
1 Riverwood Drive Moncks Corner, SC 29461 United States
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The Berkeley County Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. invites the public to: Look Beyond the Smile-A Discussion on Child Abuse and a Book Sale and Signing with Author Mattie P. Sanders. Please join us as Author Mattie P. Sanders shares her personal story of how she survived child abuse on a day to day basis from the age of six to fourteen years of age. The author credits her survival to a very special teacher who saved…

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Free

Child Abuse Presentation at the College of Charleston

April 13, 2015 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
College of Charleston Alumni Center,
86 Wentworth Street Charleston, SC 29424 United States
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Mattie P. Sanders will be speaking to the School of Education at the College of Charleston on Monday April 13, 2015 from 3:00pm to 4:30pm. It will be held in the Alumni Center at 86 Wentworth Street, Charleston, South Carolina  29424. The Occasion: Child Abuse Prevention Awareness Month. The Topic:  The Author will be talking about her book entitled-Look Beyond the Smile. She will identify some tell-tale signs of Child Abuse and what you can do in support of its…

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February 2015

Barnes and Noble Book Sales and Signing

February 7, 2015 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Barnes andd Noble,
1812 Sam Rittenberg Boulevard Charleston, SC 29407 United States
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Mattie P. Sanders has been invited by Barnes and Noble to participate in a Book Sale and Signing for Community authors. The event will take place on February 7, 2015 from 12:00pm to 2:00pm. Barnes and Noble is located at 1812 Sam Rittenberg Boulevard, Charleston South Carolina   29407.

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January 2015

Palmetto State School Counselor Association

January 23, 2015 @ 9:15 am - 10:15 am
Embassy Suites Convention Center,
9800 Queensway Boulevard Myrtle Beach, , SC 29572 United States
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Mattie P. Sanders will present at the Palmetto State School Counselor’s Annual Convention on January 23, 2015 at the Embassy Suites Convention Center in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.  She will present at one of the break-out sessions and her topic will be: “Looking Beyond Smiles to Identify Abuse Signals.” Her Session Description reads as follows: Mattie P. Sanders is the author of “Look Beyond the Smile-An Autobiography.” She will take you along with her from the ages of 6 to…

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August 20142014

Central High School Class Reunion 2014 Presentation

August 29, 2014 @ 8:00 am - October 1, 2014 @ 5:00 pm
Grande Shore & Horizon at 77th Hotel,
201 77th Avenue Myrtle Beach, SC, SC 29572 United States
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Mattie P. Sanders will read excerpts from her book, Look Beyond the Smile and will recite an original poem dealing with abuse during Central High School Class Reunion 2014.

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South Carolina Department of Juvenile Justice Staff Development Presentation

August 12, 2014 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
South Carolina Department of Juvenile Justice,
4900 Broad River Road Columbia, South Carolina, 29212 United States
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Mattie P. Sanders will be presenting at the Department of Juvenile Justice Staff Development Day in Columbia, South Carolina. The audience will consist of Department of Juvenile Justice’s teachers, media specialists, guidance counselors and other staff.

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Calhoun County South Carolina School District Presentation

August 11, 2014 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Calhoun County High School,
150 Saints Avenue St. Matthews, SC 29135, SC 29135 United States
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Mattie P. Sanders will present her experiences as an abused child to the Calhoun County School District.  She will address teachers, guidance counselors and other employees. The presentation is closed to school employees.

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July 2014

Book Signing, Sale and Black History Exhibit

July 19, 2014 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Scott's Grand Reception & Corporate Center,
5060 Dorchester Road Suite 320 North Charleston, SC 29418 United States
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Mattie P. Sanders, Author of Look Beyond the Smile will be appearing at the Scott’s Grand Reception & Corporate Center located at 5060 Dorchester Road Suite 320. Ms. Sanders who is the Executive Director of B. R. I. G. H. T.  Historical Organization, Inc. (A Non-Profit) will exhibit part of her extensive collection of Black Inventors and their Inventions-Black Scientists and their Discoveries. During the exhibit, Ms. Sanders will share two of her personal inventions plus her book.

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June 2014

Charleston County Library Oral Presentation

June 13, 2014 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
St. Andrew's Regional Library,
1735 North Woodmere Drive Charleston, SC 29407 United States
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Mattie P. Sanders will appear at the St. Andrews Branch of the County Library.  The presentation will feature her recent book titled, Look Beyond the Smile.  Come hear this author tell how she came up with idea after idea in attempts to stay alive from blatant child abuse at the hands of her biological mother.

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May 2014

Speaking at Alston Middle School, Summerville, SC Dorchester School District 2

May 23, 2014 @ 11:15 am - 12:15 pm
Alston Middle School,
500 Bryan Street Summerville, SC 29483 United States
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Mattie P. Sanders will be speaking to students at Alston Middle School in Summerville, SC. The event will be held in the Media Center and will cater to 6th, 7th and 8th graders. Mrs. Sanders’ topic will be “How to Write a Book and Get Published.” The students will make their own personal book replica. The appearance will be on Friday, May 23 at 11:15 am to 12:15 pm.

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April 2014

The 7th Annual Open Mic Night in Charleston, SC

April 11, 2014 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Delta Life Center,
2002 William kennerty Drive Charleston, SC 29407 United States
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Author; Mattie P. Sanders will participate in the Charleston Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority’s 7th Annual Open Mic Night.  The Arts and Letters Committee is the sponsor.  The event will be on April 11 at 7:00pm at the Delta Life Center at 2002 William Kennerty Drive in West Ashley.  The author will render a dramatic reading and will sell and sign her recent book titled, Look Beyond the Smile.

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March 2014

Book Signing, Sale and Supper

March 25, 2014 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Scott's Grand Reception & Corporate Center,
5060 Dorchester Road Suite 320 North Charleston, SC 29418 United States
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Mattie P. Sanders; Author of Look Beyond the Smile will appear at the Scott’s Grand Reception & Corporate Center. The appearance will start at 5:00pm-7:00pm on March 25, 2014.  At 6:00pm the author will began sharing her story with the attendees. Supper will be prepared and sold. This is a community event.

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February 2014

The 50th Annual South Carolina Counseling Association Conference

February 28, 2014 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Westin Hilton Head Resort and Spar,
2 Grassland Avenue Hilton Head Island, SC 29928 United States
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Author; Mattie P. Sanders  will be presenting at South Carolina Counseling Association’s 50th Annual Conference.  The topic is:  Looking Beyond Smiles to Identify Abuse Signals. She will take you along with her from the ages of 6 to 14 on an unspeakable journal of abuse and neglect at the hands of her biological mother.  You will experience wide ranging emotions as the author illustrates how she survived day to day and learn how determination and fate triumphed one Monday in…

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Book Sale and Signing

February 27, 2014 @ 9:00 am - March 1, 2014 @ 12:00 pm
Westin Hilton Head Resort and Spar,
2 Grassland Avenue Hilton Head Island, SC 29928 United States
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Mattie P. Sanders will be selling and signing her book titled Look Beyond the Smile at  Hilton Head, Island’s Westin Hilton Head Resort and Spar.  The methods of payment will be cash, checks, and credit cards.  The cost is $24.90. For more information about the book, please visit the About the Book page of www.lookbeyondthesmile.com.

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WCIV Channel 4 Low Country Live Appearance

February 26, 2014 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
WCIV-TV News 4-Charleston,
Charleston, SC United States
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Mattie P. Sanders will appear on Channel 4’s Low Country Live to discuss her recent book, titled, Look beyond the Smile. Her book is her autobiography that chronicles her life as a child abuse victim.

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Charleston County Library Oral Presentation

February 13, 2014 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
St. Andrews Public Library,
1735 Woodmere Drive SC 29407 United States
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Mattie P. Sanders will appear at the St. Andrews Branch of the County Library.  The presentation will feature her recent book titled, Look Beyond the Smile.  Come hear this author tell how she came up with idea after idea in attempts to stay alive from blatant child abuse at the hands of her biological mother.

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January 2014

WCIV-4 Television ABC Lowcountry Live

January 30, 2014 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
WCIV-TV News 4-Charleston,
Charleston, SC United States
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Mattie P. Sanders will appear on WCIV-4 Television ABC Lowcountry Live on Thursday, January 30 at 10:00 am.  She will be interviewed by one of the moderators concerning her recent book titled Look Beyond the Smile.                                                                                

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December 20132013

Kwanzaa Celebration

December 27, 2013 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cannon Street YMCA,
61 Cannon Street Charleston, SC 29403 United States
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Mattie P. Sanders will have a book sale and signing at the 2013 Kwanzaa Celebration at the Cannon Street YMCA.  The book is $24.90 and you may pay with cash, check or credit card.

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National Council of Negro Women Recruitment Party

December 14, 2013 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Felix Pinckney Center,
4764 Hassel Street North Charleston, SC 29405 United States
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The National Council of Negro Women has invited Mattie Sanders author of Look Beyond the Smile to speak about her book at its Annual Recruitment Membership Party. The event will be held on December 14, 2013 at The Felix Pinckney Community Center in North Charleston, SC at 4:00pm.

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Speaking Engagement/Berkeley County Guidance Counselors

December 11, 2013 @ 8:30 am - 3:00 pm
Berkeley County School District,
Moncks Corner, SC 29461 United States
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Mattie P. Sanders will make an appearance at the Berkeley County School District to talk with Primary, Middle and High Schools’ Guidance Counselors on the topic of her new book, Look Beyond the Smile.  She will speak for thirty minutes within the time frame of each of the group’s  monthly meetings. The time frames are:  8:30am to 10:30am at Cane Bay Middle School and 1:00pm to 3:00pm at Westview Primary School  on December 11th, 2013. The third meeting will take…

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Grand Marshal in Hollywood, SC Christmas Parade/Book Signing

December 8, 2013 @ 2:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Town of Hollywood, SC,
Hollywood South Carolina, 29449 United States
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Mattie P. Sanders has been selected as the Grand Marshal for the Town of Hollywood, South Carolina Annual Christmas Parade.  The parade will be held on December 8, 2013 at 2:00pm.  After the parade, the author will have a book sale and signing at the town’s Annual Taste of Hollywood which is held in the center of town.

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Radio Appearance

December 4, 2013 @ 8:00 pm - 8:30 pm
WTUA Radio Interview,
St. Stephens, 29479 United States
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Mattie P. Sanders will appear on Radio Station WTUA-FM 106.1 in St. Stephens, SC.  Her interview will be aired on Wednesday December 4th at 8:00 pm. and will last for 26 minutes.  She will be interviewed about her recently written Biography; Look Beyond the Smile by State Representative Joe Jefferson.

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November 2013
Free

Tri-County Counseling Association Fall Conference

November 15, 2013 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Citadel's Daniel Library-Second Floor Museum Room,
171 Moultrie Street Charleston, 29409 United States
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Mattie P. Sanders will be speaking at the Tri-County Counseling Association’s Fall Conference to be held on November 15, 2013. The topic will deal with her new book; Look Beyond the Smile.  A question and answer session will follow the speech. The author will also have books on hand to sell and sign.

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Free

Book Signing at the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority House

November 13, 2013 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority House,
689 Meeting Street Charleston, 29403
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Mattie P. Sanders will have a Book Signing on November 13, 2013 at the Gamma X. Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority House.  It is located at 689 Meeting Street, Charleston, SC 29403.  Time: 6:00 pm. The Book Signing will be in conjunction with a Business Card Swap. Business men and women from around the Tri-County Area will be on hand to network and speak concerning their community and business venture. Refreshments will be served.

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October 2013

Book Sales and Signing

October 26, 2013 @ 6:30 am - 4:00 pm
Ashley Ridge High School,
9800 Delemar Highway Summerville, SC 29485 United States
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Mattie P. Sanders will be attending Delta Sigma Theta’s State Convention where she will be selling and signing Look Beyond the Smile, her recent released autobiography. *This event is open only to Delta Sorority members from the state of South Carolina.

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Book Sales and Signing

October 25, 2013 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Ashley Ridge High School,
9800 Delemar Highway Summerville, SC 29485 United States
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Mattie P. Sanders will be attending Delta Sigma Theta’s State Convention where she will be selling and signing Look Beyond the Smile. *This event is open only to Delta Sorority members from the state of South Carolina.

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September 2013

Book Signing at Barnhill’s Bookstore-Winston-Salem, NC 27101

September 28, 2013 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Barnhill's Bookstore,
811 Burke Street Winston-Salem, NC 27101 United States
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Free

Book Signing

September 8, 2013 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Country Inn & Suites,
220 Holiday Drive Summerville, SC 29483 United States
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The author will be meeting all visitors at her first area book signing.  If you have already purchased your book and did not get it signed, feel free to bring it with you to get it signed.  The book signing is slated to be a glorious event as we celebrate, fellowship and bond with one another.  Come one come all, purchase your book, get it signed and start your venture on the journey along side the author during her trials…

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July 2013

Book Signing at the Delta Sigma Theta 51st National Convention

July 15, 2013 - July 16, 2013

The author will be in Washington DC on July 15th and 16th at The Laurel Tucker Duplessis Artist’s Pavilion which will be held in the Carnegie Library directly across from the DC Convention Center. The time will be from 9:00am to 9:00pm each of the two days. This  book signing  participation is not open to the public.  Only those individuals who are registered can enter the pavilion and buy a book.  The author would love to see all of her…

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