Upcoming Events

The Indenture of Ivy O’Neill

Book Release Party

Bespoke Books and Archives

7 East Market Street, Leesburg, Virginia (across from the Court House)

Sunday, June 5, 2022, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Open to the public. Come and meet Diane Helentjaris, author of The Indenture of Ivy O’Neill. The book will be available for purchase in hardcover and paperback. Diane will sign and inscribe your copy of the book.

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Uncovering Women’s Hidden History

Free, In-person presentation by Diane Helentjaris

Sunday, September 25, 2022, 2 p.m.
The Thomas Balch Library, 208 West Market Street, Leesburg, Virginia 20176

Stuck researching the women in your family tree? Would you like to know more about the lives of women in the past? Or other marginalized folks? Diane will share innovative tips and tools from her experience as a writer.  Learn how the lives of an Irish girl in the 1690s and a Wild West broncho-riding woman in 1913 are brought to life.  Copies of her historical novel The Indenture of Ivy O’Neill will be available for purchase.

Sign up information will be available at a later date.

The Real Witches of Virginia (and Maryland)

Free, In-person presentation by Diane Helentjaris
Thursday, October 27, evening – hours announced later
The Rust Library, 380 Old Waterford Road N.W., Leesburg, Virginia

Just in time for Halloween, Diane Helentjaris brings you a bit of seasonal history. She’ll share the fascinating stories of witches in colonial times – how they were identified, their crimes, their punishments, and fates. Learn about the convicted witch who waited three hundred years for justice. Copies of her historical novel The Indenture of Ivy O’Neill will be available for purchase.

Sign up information will be posted at a later date.

Need a speaker?

Interested in booking a talk by Diane? She is available for virtual meetings and presentations. Use the contact tab to leave a message or email her at helentjari@aol.com.

Check back for future events featuring Diane Helentjaris.

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Mountain Gap School, Loudoun County, Virginia by Diane Helentjaris.