Tricia Martineau Wagner:

  • Author of two children’s picture books published by The Quarto Group and The Pelican Publishing Company (written for ages 5 – 11).
  • Author of four non-fiction history books, (specializing in America’s rich past from the 1840s - 1940s) published by TwoDot, an imprint of Rowman & Littlefield (written for a crossover audience; adults and children as young as 5th grade).
  • Entertaining guest author invited to schools & venues around the country
  • Contributing author for; internationally acclaimed online reference center for African American History
  • Sought after instructor for teacher in-services nationwide
  • Children’s book presenter and living history presenter at schools both locally and nationally
  • Speaker at literary festivals and conferences, such as: The Western Heritage Symposium in Fort Worth, Texas to celebrate the National Day of the American Cowboy; the Charlotte Literary Festival; and the Annual Black History Conference in Seattle, WA; AAAHRP the Association for African American Historical Research and Preservation, a nonprofit organization, that locates, collects, preserves and disseminates historical and genealogical information related to the African American population.

TRICIA MARTINEAU WAGNER is a nationally renowned author, historian, children’s and living-history presenter who resides in North Carolina. She is a dynamic speaker who brings children’s books and history to life. Tricia, an experienced elementary teacher and reading specialist, draws her audience in and takes them on an exciting journey.

Ms. Wagner enjoys conducting presentations for schools and organizations around the country on topics pertaining to her books: wacky things animals do, America’s first gold rush in North Carolina, the history of the Oregon Trail, African American Women of the Old West, the Underground Railroad, and Black Cowboys.

Ms. Wagner belongs to professional organizations including:

  • SCBWI (Society of Children’s Book Writers & Illustrators)
  • CLN (Children’s Literature Network)
  • WWW (Women Writing the West)
  • WWA (Western Writers of America)
  • ASJA (American Society of Journalist and Authors)