Upcoming Events

Tue
May 2

Manhattan Launch: Barnes & Noble, Upper East Side

7-9pm
150 East 86th Street, New York, NY (map)
Celebrate the launch of The Leavers on its publication day! I’ll be in conversation with Kaitlyn Greenidge, author of We Love You, Charlie Freeman.

Wed
May 3

PEN America World Voices Festival: Literary Quest, Tenement Edition

6:30-10:30pm
Lower East Side Tenement Museum
103 Orchard Street, New York, NY (map)
With Laurie Anderson, Teju Cole, Jennifer Egan, Vivian Gornick, and Min Jin Lee. Tickets required.

Fri-Sat
May 5-6

Booktopia 2017

Northshire Bookstore
4869 Main Street, Manchester Center, VT (map)

Tue
May 9

Brooklyn Launch: Greenlight Bookstore, Prospect Lefferts Gardens

7:30pm
Greenlight Bookstore Prospect Lefferts Gardens

632 Flatbush Avenue, Brooklyn, NY (map)
The Brooklyn launch of The Leavers! I’ll be in conversation with Hillary Jordan, fellow PEN/Bellwether prize winner and author of Mudbound. 

Thu
May 11

An Evening with the One Story Literary Debutantes

7:30pm
Greenlight Bookstore Fort Greene

686 Fulton Street, Brooklyn, NY (map)
I’ll be reading with Sam Allingham, Angelica Baker, Clare Beams, Julie Buntin, Anne Corbitt, Gabrielle Lucille Fuentes, Emily Ruskovich, and Melissa Yancy.

Fri
May 12

One Story Debutante Ball

7:30-11pm
Roulette

509 Atlantic Ave, Brooklyn, NY (map)
Tickets required.

TUE
May 16

Point Street Reading Series

7pm
Point Street Dueling Pianos
3 Davos Square, Providence, RI (map)
Reading with Jamie Brenner, Leah Carroll, Boris Fishman, and David Leite.

Wed
May 17

Harvard Book Store

7pm
1256 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA (map)

Thu
May 25

Asian American Writers’ Workshop

7pm
112 W. 27th Street, 6th Floor, New York, NY (map)

Thu
Jun 1

Parnassus Books

7pm
3900 Hillsboro Pike Suite 14, Nashville, TN (map)
In conversation with Weike Wang, moderated by Ann Patchett.

Mon
Jun 5

Books, Inc. Alameda

7pm
1344 Park Street, Alameda, CA (map)
In conversation with Donia Bijan, author of The Last Days of Cafe Leila.

Tue
Jun 6

Book Passage

7pm
51 Tamal Vista Blvd., Corte Madera, CA (map)

Wed
Jun 7

Elliott Bay Book Company

7pm
1521 Tenth Avenue, Seattle, WA (map)

Thu
Jun 8

Vroman’s Bookstore

7pm
695 E. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena, CA (map)
In conversation with Neelanjana Banerjee, author and managing editor of Kaya Press.

Fri
Jun 9

Powell’s Books

7:30pm
Powell’s City of Books

1005 W. Burnside Street, Portland, OR (map)
In conversation with Megan Labrise of Fully Booked with Kirkus Reviews.

Sat-Sun
Jun 10-11

Chicago Tribune Printers Row Lit Fest

Dearborn Street, from Congress to Polk, Chicago, IL (map)

Mon
Jun 12

Boswell Book Company

7pm
2559 N. Downer Ave. Milwaukee, WI (map)

Tue
Jun 13

Talk of the Stacks

7pm
Minneapolis Central Library
300 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, MN 
(map)

Thu
Jun 15

Pete’s Reading Series

7:30pm
Pete’s Candy Store
709 Lorimer Street, Brooklyn,
NY (map)
I’m reading with Julia Fierro and Alice Kaltman.

Thu
Jun 22

Freya Project Reading

7pm
Ramona
113 Franklin Street, Brooklyn, NY 
(map)
Ticketed event. All proceeds will benefit the Family Tree Clinic.

Sat
Sep 2

National Book Festival

Walter E. Washington Convention Center
801 Mt. Vernon Place NW, Washington, DC (map)

Sun
Sep 3

AJC Decatur Book Festival

101 East Court Square, Decatur GA (map)

Sat
Sep 30

Saltonstall Foundation Showcase

Constance Saltonstall Foundation for the Arts
435 Ellis Hollow Creek Road, Ithaca, NY 
(map)
Tickets required.

sun
oct 1

Buffalo Street Books

215 N. Cayuga Street, Ithaca, NY (map)

Sat-
Sun
Nov 4-5

Texas Book Festival

Austin, TX 

THU
NOV 9

NY Library Association Annual Conference

Saratoga Springs, NY

Past Events

MON
aPr 3

Life After the MFA

7-9pm
City College of New York
Shepard Hall, Room 95 (map)

Alumni of CCNY’s MFA program in creative writing discuss their paths to publication. With Heather Archibald, Jessie Chaffee, Brendan Kiely, JP Howard, Caits Meissner, Tracy O’Neill, and Hasanthika Sirisena. Moderated by Emily Raboteau.

WED
MaR 29

Drunken Boat Reading at KGB Bar

7-9pm
85 East 4th Street, New York, NY (map)
I’ll be reading with fellow Drunken Boat editors and staff members, including María José Giménez, Kira Josefsson, and Cecily Schuler.

Fri
Feb 1

AWP Conference, Washington DC

1:30pm-2:45pm
The Transnational Novel
Marriott Marquis, Meeting Level Four (map)

4:30-5:45pm
To the Finish Line: Completing and Promoting the Novel
Room 204AB, Washington Convention Center, Level Two (map)

Sat-Sun
Jan 28-29

American Booksellers Association’s Winter Institute

Hyatt Regency
1300 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, MN
(map)

Tue
Aug 16
2016

An Evening of Readings Featuring New York Foundation for the Arts Literary Fellows and PEN America Members

7:30pm
Greenlight Bookstore Fort Greene

686 Fulton Street, Brooklyn, NY (map)

Fri-Sat
Apr 29-30
2016

Lower Manhattan Cultural Council Workspace Open Studios

Reading: Saturday, April 30, 6-8pm
28 Liberty Street, 19th Floor, New York, NY 
(map)