Tricia Martineau Wagner:

  • Author of four non-fiction history books, published by The Globe Pequot Press, an imprint of Rowman & Littlefield
  • Entertaining guest author invited to schools & venues around the country
  • Contributing author for www.blackpast.org; internationally acclaimed online reference center for African American History
  • Sought after instructor for teacher in-services nationwide
  • Living history presenter at schools both locally and nationally [pioneers of the Old West & African American content]
  • 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 and living-history presenter who resides in North Carolina. She is a dynamic speaker who brings history to life. Tricia, an experienced elementary teacher and reading specialist, draws her audience in and takes them on a journey into America’s exciting history. She specializes in America’s rich past from the 1840s - 1940s. Her books are written for a crossover audience (in an entertaining style for both adults and middle school readers).

Ms. Wagner enjoys conducting presentations for schools and organizations around the country on topics pertaining to her books: 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)