Events

2017

Strasbourg, FRANCE/November 7, 2017

Rencontre avec auteur; Librairie du Monde Entier
6:30 – 8:00 PM
Reading, discussion, and Q&A, with wine. In English.
For more information, call 03 88 16 58 79
31 Place Kléber, 67000 Strasbourg

 

Strasbourg, FRANCE/November 4, 2017

Creative Writing Workshop; SXB Write a Story
2:00 – 4:00 PM
Writing workshop, with writing exercises. Co-sponsored by US Embassy in Paris and Consul General in Strasbourg.
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Free and open to the public; registration via “More Information” link.
Maison des Associations de Strasbourg, 1a Place des Orphelins, 67000 Strasbourg

 

West Hollywood, CA/October 3, 2017

West Hollywood Women’s Book Club; West Hollywood Library
7:00 – 8:30 PM
Book club discussion of SHINING SEA in Community Meeting room; Book Soup will sell copies on site.
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Registration via Meetup
625 N San Vicente Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 90069

 

Los Angeles/September 30, 2017

CA Homecoming Party; Los Angeles
7:00 – 9:00 PM
Reading, discussion, drinks; with author Julia Fierro
For more information, contact me.
Los Angeles, CA

 

San Rafael, CA/September 21, 2017

Meet & Greet; Copperfield’s
4:00 – 5:00 PM
Book signing, and conversation
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859 4th St., San Rafael, CA

 

Sausalito, CA/September 20, 2017

Lit Wings; Book Passage
6:30 – 8:00 PM
“Writers, filmmakers, and photographers sharing uplifting art that illuminates travel.” With filmmakers Marcia Jarmel & Ken Schneider and photographer Ian Tuttle, hosted by Erin Byrne
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100 Bay Street, Sausalito, CA 94965

 

Berkeley, CA/September 19, 2017

Words and a Song; Books Inc
7:00-8:30 PM
Reading, discussion, signing, and a touch of music, with Bay Area singer-songwriter Rachel Garlin. A percentage of book sales will go to 826 National, mothership of 826 Valencia, for a new youth writing-center in Oakland, and a box provided for other contributions.
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1491 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94710

 

San Diego, CA/September 15, 2017

Literary Tea; Adventures By the Book
2:30 – 5:00 PM
Tea, pastries, scones, seasonal berries, and a glass of bubbly, book discussion, Q&A, and author signing
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Registration via Westgate Hotel
Westgate Hotel, 1055 Second Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

 

Hudson, NY/September 9, 2017

Volume Reading Series; The Spotty Dog Books & Ale
7:00- 9:00 PM
With Samantha Hunt and Adrian Shirk, followed by an hour of music
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440 Warren St, Hudson, NY 12534

 

Newtonville, MA / August 10, 2017

Summer Reading; Newtonville Books
7:00 PM
In conversation w/Joanna Rakoff, w/reading, Q&A, signing.
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10 Langley Rd, Newton, MA 02459

 

Brooklyn, NY / August 8, 2017

Paperback Launch; Greenlight Bookstore, PLG Annex
7:30 PM
In conversation w/Emily Holleman, w/reading, Q&A, signing.
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632 Flatbush Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11225

 

Paris, France/March 8, 2017

Evenings with an Author; American Library in Paris
7:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Talk, reading, and discussion of Shining Sea and women in literature and life, in recognition of International Women’s Day. Signing.
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10, rue du Général Camou 75007 Paris

 

Geneva, Switzerland/January 21, 2017

Women’s March; downtown Geneva
11:00 AM – 1:30 PM
Featured speaker, open to all who share the values of equality, diversity, and inclusion.
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Jardin Anglais to Palais Wilson, Quai Wilson, 1204 – 1201 Genève

 

Zurich, Switzerland/January 16, 2017

Writers Resist; Cabaret Voltaire
6:00-8:00 PM
Readings to celebrate and protect the ideals of democracy, with Darcy Alexandra, Jason Donald, Liam Klenk, Padraig Rooney, Andrew Shields, and Bettina Spoerri, in partnership with Action from Switzerland.
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Spiegelgasse 1, 8001 Zurich

 

2016

Miami, FL/ November 20, 2016

Families at Risk: Three Novels; Miami Book Fair
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
With Chigozie Obioma and Sabina Murray
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Rm 3314 (Bldg 3, 3rd Fl), 300 NE Second Ave, Miami, FL 33132

 

Cambridge, MA/November 1, 2016

Ferrante Night Fever; Porter Square Books
7:o0 PM
Panel discussion about author Elena Ferrante, author privacy, and the cult of personality, w/Joanna Rakoff and Virginia Pye
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25 White St., Cambridge, MA 02140

 

Maplewood, NJ/October 21, 2016

Author Evening; [words] Bookstore
7:30 PM
Reading, signing and discussion with Marina Budhos
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179 Maplewood Avenue, Maplewood, NJ 07040

 

Brattleboro, VT/ October 16, 2016

Fiction; Brattleboro Literary Festival
4:00-5:30 PM
With Anna Solomon
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Robert H. Gibson River Garden, 157 Main St, Brattleboro, VT 05301

 

Boston, MA/ October 15, 2016

“Reading Like a Writer: Character”; Boston Book Festival
3:15-4:15 PM
With Margot Livesey & Justin Tussig, moderated by Dawn Tripp
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BPL Commonwealth Salon, 700 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02116

 

Fitchburg, MA/ September 28, 2016

Author Talk; Fitchburg State University
2:00-3:30 pm
Public Reading and Discussion, hosted by Steve Edwards
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Miller Oval, Fitchburg State U., 160 Pearl St., Fitchburg MA 01420-2697

 

Providence, RI/ September 20, 2016

Point Street Reading Series; Point Street Dueling Pianos
7:30-9:00 PM
With Michelle Hoover, Louise Miller, Leigh Stein, and Paul Tremblay, hosted by Robin Kall
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3 Davol Square, Providence RI 02903

 

Madison, CT/ September 19, 2016

Author Evening; R.J. Julia
7 :00 PM
Reading and discussion
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768 Boston Post Road | Madison, CT 06443

 

Newtonville, MA / September 14, 2016

Author Evening; Newtonville Books
7:00 PM
Reading and discussion
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10 Langley Rd, Newton, MA 02459

 

Morges, Switzerland / September 3-4, 2016

Families at War and Peace”; Le Livre sur les quais book festival
11:00 AM-12:15 PM on Sept. 3
With Anne-Cathrine Riebnitzsky, moderated by Edward Girardet
Fondation Bolle, 1st Floor, Morges
“In the Shadows of History”
3:00 PM-4:15 PM on Sept. 3
With John Boyne, Petina Gappah, and Rosie Thomas, moderated by Helen Stubbs
Caves de Couvaloup, Morges
American Landscapes, American Voices”
3:00-4:15 PM
With Tom Cooper, Smith Henderson, and David Treuer, moderated by Matthew Wake
Caves de Couvaloup, Morges
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1110 Morges, Switzerland

 

Brooklyn, NY / August 23, 2016

Literary BFFs; Greenlight Bookstore
7:30 PM
With Megan Mayhew Bergman, hosted by David Gutowski
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686 Fulton Street, Brooklyn NY 11217

 

Norwalk, CT / August 22, 2016

“Author Speak” Luncheon; Norwalk Public Library
12:oo–1:30 PM
Lunch and discussion, in association with Elm Street Books
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1 Belden Ave, Norwalk, CT 06850

 

Harwich, MA / August 11, 2016

Author Literary Luncheon on the Cape; Where the Sidewalk Ends
12:00 PM
Lunch and book talk in the Grand Ballroom overlooking the sea, with authors Eowyn Ivey and Stuart Nadler
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Wequassett Resort, 2173 MA-28, Harwich, MA 02645

 

New York, NY / August 9, 2016

Book Launch; Book Culture on Columbus
7:00 PM
Shining Sea’s launch, with words and mojitos. Everyone welcome!
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450 Columbus Avenue (btn 81st & 82nd), NY NY 10024