Past Events

January 13, 2017 – Book event in La Manzanilla, Mexico with writers, Judy Dykstra- Brown, Rachael McMillan, and Dianne Hicks-Morrow

March 14, 2017 – My third book, A Trial in Venice will be published March 19, 2017 by Penguin Random House Canada.

March 23, 2017 – Oakville, Ontario – event at the Oakville Public Library (1415 Third Line, Oakville) with authors Emily Schultz (author of Men Walking on Water and Eva Stachniak (author of The Chosen Maiden, also an historical novel.

March 23, 2017 – Queen Elizabeth Park Community Cultural Centre 2302 Bridge Road, Oakville

March 24, 2017 – Global TV Airtime 8:45am

March 24, 2017 – Stratford, Ontario – event at the Stratford Writers Festival with Emily Schultz and Eva Stachniak

March 25, 2017 – Sarnia, Ontario – event with Book Keeper (500 Exmouth Street, Sarnia) with Emily Schultz and Eva Stachniak

March 25, 2017The Sarnia Riding Club, 980 Riding Club Lane at 1:30 pm

March 27, 2017 – Toronto, Ontario – Event at “A Novel Spot Bookshop” (250 The Kingsway, Toronto) @ 2:00pm

March 27, 2017 – Sharon, Ontario – event at the East Gwillimbury Library @ 7:30 pm.

March 28 – CBC Radio- Toronto – The Next Chapter Airtime 11:00am

*March 28, 2017 – Toronto, Ontario – Event at Deer Park Library (40 St. Clair Ave E.) @ 2:00pm

March 28, 2017 – Orangeville – The Opera House, 87 Broadway, 7:00 pm event with Booklore Bookstore and Emily Schultz and Eva Stachniak

March 29, 2017 – Burlington – event with A Different Drummer Books’ Books Royal Botanical Gardens, 680 Plains Road W. with Emily Schultz and Eva Stachniak

March 29, 2017 – Toronto – event @7:00 pm with the Toronto Public Library (Toronto Reference Library 789 Yonge Street) in the Appel Salon with Sally Christie, Sarah Dunant and Genevieve Graham

April 4, 2017 – UBC Faculty Women @ 11:00am.

April 8, 2017 – Costco book signing, Burnaby B.C.

@ 1:00pm

April 13, 2017 – Vancouver , Granville Island– book launch at Studio 13 Fine Art, Railspur Way.

April 13th, 2017 – Book Launch at Studio 13 Railspur Avenue, Granville Island, Vancouver B.C.

April 19, 2017 – Bolen Books (Hillside Shopping Centre, 1644 Hillside Avenue) , Victoria, with Eva Stachniak

April 20, 2017 – Parksville Mulberry Books

May 10, 2017 – Vancouver Writers Fest Incite at VPL (with Janie Chang and Eva Stachniak) at 7:30p.m. Alice McKay Room

October 2017 – St. Albert, AB – Event with Starfest Readers’ Fest- (date to be announced)

November 8, 2017 – Vancouver – Read For the Cure


Roberta has published articles in a variety of magazines and newspapers including: The Globe and Mail, the National Post, Guadalajara Reporter, Ojo del Lago, and Zoomer.

Globe & Mail: July 2008
Maggie and the Hot Sheets Motel

The Toronto Star
Welcome to MY Nightmare: Shy Girl Gets Toughened Up at Summer Camp

The Harem Midwife News

Vancouver author Roberta Rich brings her latest bestseller, The Harem Midwife, to Cherie Smith JCCGV Jewish Book Festival. Read more…

The Globe & Mail best seller list is up: The Harem Midwife is number 6!!!
“Bestsellers Canadian Fiction November 2013”

Book Signing at The Terraces, South Granville

An afternoon of speaking at The Terraces, South Granville

Midwife sequel takes entertaining turns through Istanbul – Review from The Vancouver Sun

Book of the Month – November 2013: The Harem Midwife

Vancouver Jewish Book Festival: Appearing in a special event for book clubs hosted by Shaena Lambert

A beautiful display at an Indigo in Milton, Ontario

In the Media

The Globe and Mail: “Bestselling author finally reaches Writers Fest podium – in her 60s”