EVENTS

Upcoming Events

2014

June 1-6 – Bloomington, IN
Indiana University Writers’ Conference

September 11-14 – Paris, France
Festival America

PREVIOUS EVENTS

2014

January 24 – 25 – Charleston, IL
Lions in Winter Festival, Eastern Illinois University

March 22 – New Orleans, LA
Tennessee Williams Festival, in conversation with Roxane Gay, 2:30 PM

March 23 – New Orleans, LA
Tennessee Williams Festival, Writing America Panel with Bill Cheng, Kiese Laymon, and Laura van den Berg, 10 AM

April 4 – Raleigh, NC
North Carolina Literary Festival, The Monti Storytelling Series, 8 PM

April 5 – Raleigh, NC
North Carolina Literary Festival, in conversation with Therese Fowler, 1:30 PM

April 7 – Brooklyn, NY
Franklin Park Reading Series, 8 PM

April 8 – Brooklyn, NY
In conversation with Timothy Schaffert @ WORD Brooklyn, 7 PM

2013

January 13 – Redondo Beach, CA
Mysterious Galaxy Bookstore, 12 PM

January 13 – Los Angeles, CA
The Roar Shack reading series with Natashia Deon, Zoe Ruiz and Belo Miguel Cipriani @ The Last Bookstore, 5 PM

January 16 – Los Angeles, CA
With Antoine Wilson and Jim Ruland @ The Pop-Hop, 7 PM

January 23 – Brooklyn, NY
John Kenney’s launch party (in conversation) @ Greenlight Books, 7 PM

January 30 – Brooklyn, NY
Largehearted Boy 11th Anniversary Party @ WORD with Karolina Waclawiak, 7 PM

Feb 7 – Washington, DC
Jewish Literature Live, Cloyd Heck Marvin Center Amphitheater, George Washington University, 7:30 PM

Feb 20 – London, UK
The Bookseller Crow, 7:30 PM

Feb 24 – London, UK
In conversation with Francesca Segal, Jewish Book Week, Kings Place, 8 PM (Tickets)

March 8 – Baltimore, MD
Atomic Books, 7 PM

March 9 – Baltimore, MD
International Women’s History Month Literary Festival w/Leila Cobo, Jacqueline Luckett, Bernice McFadden, Rahna Reiko Rizzuto @ Enoch Pratt Library, 1 PM

March 12 – Boca Raton, FL
Boca Raton JCC

March 20 – New York, NY
Slaughterhouse 90210 4th Anniversary Party @ Housing Works

March 21 – Seattle, WA
Lit Fix Reading Series @ The Comet, 7 PM

March 23 – Seattle, WA
Elliott Bay Books, 2 PM

April 4 – Brooklyn, NY
With Teddy Wayne @ Pete’s Candy Store, 7 PM

April 14 – New York, NY
Downtown Literary Festival

April 20 – Los Angeles, CA
Los Angeles Times Book Festival

April 21 – Highland Park, IL
ORT “Lunch with a View” Fundraiser, 12:00 PM

April 29 – Brooklyn, NY
In conversation with Meg Wolitzer, author of THE INTERESTINGS, 7:00 PM

May 18 – Gaithersburg, MD
Gaithersburg Literary Festival

THE MIDDLESTEINS PAPERBACK TOUR

June 1 – New York, NY
GCP Booth Signing @ BEA, 1:00 PM

June 4 – Boston, MA
Newtonville Books, 7:00 PM

June 6 – New York, NY
EAT YOUR FEELINGS: Stories of Food, Jews and Your Mom! Paperback launch party @ Housing Works, 7:00 PM. With Jason Diamond, Rachel Fershleiser, Emily Gould, Maris Kreizman, Beth Lisick, Rosie Schaap, and Bex Schwartz

June 7 – Chicago, IL
The Interview Show @ The Hideout, 6:30 PM

June 10 – Miami, FL
Books & Books, 7:00 PM

June 12 – Elkins Park, PA
Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel, 7:00 PM

June 13 – Philadelphia, PA
Free Library with Jill McCorkle, 6:00 PM

June 17 – Brooklyn, NY
Book Court with Francesca Segal, 7:00 PM

June 19 – New York, NY
With Fiona Maazel and Teddy Wayne, Word for Word series @ Bryant Park Reading Room, 12:30 PM

June 24 – Belmont, CA
Belmont Library, 7:00 PM

June 25 – Los Angeles, CA
Diesel Bookstore

June 26 – Portland, OR
Powells, 7:00 PM

July 2 – Darien, CT
Darien Library with Rosie Schaap

July 10 – Washington, DC
Politics & Prose, 7:00 PM

July 14-July 27 – Vilnius, Lithuania
Summer Literary Seminars

Aug 21 – Brooklyn, NY
In Conversation with Courtney Sullivan @ Community Bookstore, 7:00 PM

September 22 – Brooklyn, NY
St. Francis Presents the Finalists of the St. Francis College Literary Prize Panel with Carol Anshaw, David Vann, Tony D’Souza and Christopher Tilghman, 10 AM

October 3 – Manchester, NH
Walker Auditorium, Southern New Hampshire University, 7 PM

October 4-5 – Brattleboro, VT
Brattleboro Literary Festival

October 6 – Stamford, CT
Jewish Historical Society of Fairfield County, 1 PM

October 10 – Cincinnati, OH
University of Cincinnati, 7 PM

October 17 – St. Paul, MN
St. Paul JCC, 7 PM

October 20 – Edison, NJ
Neve Shalom Book & Author Event, 10 AM

October 26 – Toronto, ON
International Festival of Authors, Studio Theatre, Reading with Tom Barbash, Catherine Bush, Beatriz Hausner and Kim Scott, 8 PM

October 27 – Toronto, ON
International Festival of Authors, Brigantine Room, Panel with Nadeem Aslam, Peter Bagge and Sam Lipsyte, 12 PM

October 30 – Miami, FL
Brickell Avenue Literary Society, 12 PM

November 7 – Iowa City, IA
Prairie Lights, 7 PM

November 10 – Lombard, IL
Congregation Etz Chaim, 2 PM

November 10 – Long Grove, IL
Congregation Beth Judea, 7 PM

November 11 – Chicago, IL
Spertus Institute for Jewish Learning and Leadership, 7 PM

2012

June 14 – Brooklyn, NY
In Conversation with Kate Christensen @ Greenlight Books, 7:00 PM

July 21 – Brooklyn, NY
Slice Literary Writers Conference, St. Francis College, A View from Brooklyn: Four
on How Their Work Got from Their Writing Desks to the Bookstore Shelf panel, 4:15 PM

July 25 – New York, NY
How I Learned Series @ Happy Ending, 7:00 PM

August 23 – New York, NY
Vol 1. Brooklyn vs. The End of August @ Recession Art NYC, 7:00 PM
w/ Marci Blackman, Melissa Broder, Miles Klee, Ariana Reines, Michael Robbins and Justin Taylor

September 30 – Arlington, VA
North Atlantic Independent Booksellers Association (NAIBA) Fall Conference

October 4 – Minneapolis, MN
Heartland Fall Forum

October 10 – New York, NY
AAP Tri State Area Librarians Book Buzz Program

October 25 – Brooklyn, NY
Brooklyn Launch Party @ WORD Brooklyn with Kate Christensen, 7:00 PM

October 27 – Austin, TX
Texas Book Festival

November 1 – New York, NY
Manhattan Launch Party @ Housing Works, 7:00 PM
Featuring: Gabrielle Bell, Jason Diamond, Rachel Fershleiser, Emily Gould, Eliot Glazer, Maris Kreizman, Beth Lisick, Rosie Schaap, and Bex Schwartz

November 5 – New York, NY
Barnes and Noble UWS with Courtney Sullivan, 7:00 PM

November 7 – Milwaukee, WI
Harold and Rose Samson Family JCC in Whitefish Bay, co-sponsored by Boswell Book Company, 7:00 PM

November 8 – Chicago, IL
Chicago Launch Party @ Book Cellar, 7:00 PM

November 11 – Skokie, IL
Barnes and Noble, 2:00 PM

November 12 – Wheeling, IL
Indian Trails Public Library, 7:00 PM

November 17 – Miami, FL
Miami Book Fair

November 19 – Brooklyn, NY
Greenlight Books, 7:00 PM
In conversation with Maris Kreizman

November 27 – Brooklyn, NY
The Kitchen is Flooded & Other Disasters (Hurricane Sandy/Red Hook businesses fundraiser) @ Brooklyn Brewery, 7:30 PM

November 29 – Brooklyn, NY
Let’s Make A Movie! w/Rick Moody, Eugene Mirman, and Starlee Kine (Happy Baby Fundraiser) @ Public Assembly, 8:00 PM

December 1 – Philadelphia, PA
Free Library Borrower’s Ball

December 5 – Northvale, NJ
Books and Greetings, 7:00 PM

December 12 – New York, NY
In Conversation with Joshua Henkin @ Museum of Jewish Heritage, 7:00 PM

December 13 – New York, NY
Behind the Book with Christine Schutt @ KGB Bar, 7:00 PM

December 15 – New York, NY
What the Dickens? Third Annual A Christmas Carol Marathon @ Housing Works, 1:00 PM

December 18 – New York, NY
National Arts Club with Emily St. John Mandel, 7:00 PM

2011

January 6 – Brooklyn, NY
WORD Brooklyn, The Melting Season Paperback Launch Party, 7:30 PM
w/Emily Flake, Rosie Schaap, Lisa Hanawalt, Emma Straub, Sarah Glidden, Jason Diamond, Renata Espinosa, and Maris Kreizman
Sponsored by Jauntsetter

January 10 – Brooklyn, NY
Rumpus Women Read @ Greenlight Books, 7:00 PM

February 16 – New York, NY
Mixer Reading Series @ Cake Shop, 7:00 PM

March 14 – Brooklyn, NY
Franklin Park Reading Series @ Franklin Park Bar, 7:00 PM

March 23 – New York, NY
How I Learned to Fight Back @ Happy Ending, 7:00 PM

April 17 -Brooklyn, NY
Dreamboat Fundraiser @ Goodbye Blue Monday, 6:30 PM

April 20 – Brooklyn, NY
The Greatest Three-Minute Food Stories @ Bar Matchless, 8 PM

May 5 -New York, NY
Sweet! Actors Reading Writers @ Three of Cups, 7:30 PM

May 17 – Brooklyn, NY
Interviewing Wendy McClure on behalf of her amazing new book, The Wilder Life@ WORD Bookstore, 7:00 PM

June 15 – Portsmouth, NH
Reading with Kate Christensen and Emma Straub@ RiverRun Bookstore, 7:00 PM

July 14 -Brooklyn, NY
Vol 1. Brooklyn 2nd Anniversary Party/Girls Write Now Benefitw/Deb Olin Unferth, Maud Newton, Kio Stark, and Alina Simone @ Brooklyn Wintery, 7:00 PM

August 14 – Pittsfield, MA
Word X Word Festival with Stefan Block @ The Lantern, 9:00 PM

September 23 – New York, NY
John Wesley Harding’s Cabinet of Wonders @ City Winery w/Todd Barry, Eleanor Friedberger, Andrew VanWyngarden, Tony Visconti, Dan Zanes and more, 8:00 PM. Buy tickets here!

2010

THE MELTING SEASON TOUR

January 21 – New York, NY
Tribeca Barnes & Noble, 7:00 PM

January 24 – Bethesda, MD
The Writer’s Center, 2 PM

January 28 – Brooklyn, NY
Word Bookstore, 7:30 PM

January 31 – New York, NY
KGB Fiction Series, 7:00 PM
w/Simon Van Booy

February 1 – Wheeling, IL
Indian Trails Library, 7:00 PM

February 2 -Mount Prospect, IL
Borders Books, 7:00 PM

February 4 – Chicago, IL
Book Cellar, 7:00 PM

February 11 – Brooklyn, NY
The Greatest 3-Minute Rock n’ Roll Stories Ever Told @ Bar Matchless, 8:00 PM

February 15 – New York, NY
Just Working on My Novel series @ The Tank, 7:30 PM

February 17 – Rhinebeck, NY
Oblong Books with Josh Ferris, 7:300 PM

February 18 – New York, NY
In the Flesh Series, Happy Ending, 7:00 PM

February 26 – Portsmouth, NH
RiverRun Books, 7:00 PM

February 28 – Boston, MA
Newtonville Books, w/Steve Almond, 2:00 PM

March 3 – Davenport, IA
St. Ambrose University Rogalski Center – Gottlieb Lounge, 3:30 PM

March 8 – San Francisco, CA
Rumpus Reading Series, The Makeout Room, 7:00 PM

March 9 – San Francisco, CA
Modern Times Bookstore w/Joshua Mohr, 7:00 PM

March 14 – Los Angeles, CA
Vermin on the Mount, Mountain Bar, 8:00 PM

March 15 – San Diego, CA
San Diego Writers, Ink, 7:00 PM

March 20 – Austin, TX
Largehearted Lit @ SXSW w/Bill Cotter and Stephen Elliott, Book People, 12:00 PM

March 22 – Fayetteville, AR
Nightbird Books, 7:00 PM

March 24 – Louisville, KY
Quills Coffee, 7:00 PM

March 26-28 – Rehoboth Beach, DE
Writers at the Beach Conference

May 11 – New York, NY
Birch Coffee, 7:00 PM

May 18 – New York, NY
The Yiderati at The Strandw/Sam Apple and Rachel Shukert, 7:00 PM

May 23 – Brooklyn, NY
(Hosting) Indie Press Night at Word featuring Gina Frangello, Zoe Zoelbrod, Emma Straub, Shya Scanlon, 7:00 PM

September 10 – Brooklyn, NY
Pen America Quiz Night, St. Ann’s Warehouse, 7:00 PM

September 15 – New York, NY
The Greatest 3-Minute Guilt Stories Ever, 7:00 PM

October 21 – New York, NY
Drunken Careening Writers, 7:00 PM

November 8 – Brooklyn, NY
Vol 1. Brooklyn Civic Pride Reading w/Adam Levin, 7:30 PM

2009

January 11, New York, NY
Good Words at Good World Bar @ 5 PM
The Kept Man Paperback Release Party!
Hosted by the amazing Rosie Schaap
With the very specialest guest ever, Wendy McClure


BIG, BAD-ASS, SOUTHERN BOOK TOUR FOR THE KEPT MAN

January 14, Tucson, AZ
Club Congress @ 7 PM
with the brilliant Aurelie Sheehan and Ander Monson
and the boisterous Fell City Shouts

January 22, Marfa, TX
Marfa Book Company @ 6 PM

January 25, Austin, TX
Book People @ 3 PM
with the decadent Dakota Smith

January 27, Houston, TX
Brazos @ 6 PM

January 28, Jackson, MS
Lemuria Books @ 5 PM

January 29, Shreveport, LA
Robinson Film Center @ 5:30 PM
with Shellie Rushing Tomlinson (Southern Comfort), Randy Denmon (Lawless Frontier), Deborah LeBlanc (Morbid Curiosity), and Lenora Worth (Deadly Texas Rose)

Feb 3, Fayetteville, AR
Nightbird Books @ 6:30 PM

Feb 7, New Orleans, LA
FAB – Faubourg Marigny Art and Books @ 7 PM

Feb 10, Memphis, TN
Davis-Kidd @ 6 PM

Feb 11, Atlanta, GA
Reading at Opal Gallery @ 7 PM
Sponsored by A Cappella Books

Feb 12, Gainesville, FL
Goerings @ 8 PM
with the supremely talented Lauren Groff

Feb 16, Savannah, GA
Reading at Ex Libris bookstore @ 6:30 p.m
Sponsored by Savannah College of Art and Design Department of Professional Writing

Feb 17, Charlotte, NC
Park Road Books @ 7 PM
with southern charmer Kevin Keck

Feb 18, Richmond, VA
Fountain Books @ 6:30 PM

March 3 – Brooklyn, NY
Word
Reading and discussion with the great Kate Christensen @ 7:30 PM

May 7 – Brooklyn, NY
Franklin Park Reading Series @ 8 pm
w/Diana Spechler, Suzie Gillette

May 19 – Brooklyn, NY
Word Bookstore @ 7:30 PM
I will be interviewing Joanna Smith Rakoff, author of A Fortunate Age at Word Bookstore

March 19 – New York, NY
KGB Bar
Drunken! Careening! Writers! Series @ 8 PM

March 25 – New York, NY
How I Learned at Happy Ending @ 8 PM

April 19 – New York, NY
The Cell
Tandem Reading Series @ 5 PM
w/Diana Spechler, Suzie Gillette, and Greg Williams

April 19 – Brooklyn, NY
Stain Bar
Sunday Salon Reading Series @ 7 PM

Aug 3 – New York, NY
Half King @ 7:00 PM
w/ Emily Flake, Michelle Green, and D.E. Rasso on behalf of Love Is a Four-Letter Word: True Stories of Breakups, Bad Relationships, and Broken Hearts

Aug 6 – Brooklyn, NY
Word Bookstore @ 7:30 PM
w/ Michelle Green, Said Sayrafiezadeh, and Maud Newton on behalf of Love Is a Four-Letter Word: True Stories of Breakups, Bad Relationships, and Broken Hearts

LARGEHEARTED LIT @ THE KNIT

December 6 – Brooklyn, NY
The Knitting Factory, 5 PM
Marie Mockett and Emma Straub