Francesca appeared at the Melbourne Writers Festival in August 2013.
- She was on Between Friends panel, Friday 23 August 2013 at 10.00 am at the ACMI Studio 1, Federation Square. Here is a vlog about the book.
- She chaired the Edinburgh World Writers Conference Style versus Content session with wonderful writers Kirsty Gunn and Margo Lanagan on Friday 23 August 2013 at 1.30 pm, at Deakin Edge, Federation Square.
- She also chaired Art of Memoir, Sunday 25 August 2013 at 10.00 am, at the Wheeler Centre with memoirists Janice Galloway and Jo Case.