Due to restrictions around travel and gathering, all my events are online. You can find where I will be popping up on computer screens below.
I hope to see you around.
What: Create a Capsule Bookshelf
When: Tuesday February 23 at 12:00 p.m. ET
Details: Create a “uniform” that fits, helping you figure out a go-to plan for what types of books will satisfy your reading life. This is an MMD Book Club event. (Classes are available as replays for members who cannot attend live.)
What: Approaching a Harlem Renaissance Classic
When: March 9 at 7:00 p.m. ET
Details: This is an MMD Book Club event. We’ll lean heavily into Zora Neale Hurston’s literary biography, the historical context of the Harlem Renaissance, and more. (Classes are available as replays for members who cannot attend live.)
What: Book Club member meetup
When: Wednesday March 17 at 7:00 p.m. ET
Details: If you’ve watched our classes on decluttering and creating a “capsule” bookshelf, this is your chance to come discuss what that has looked like for you. We’ll break into small groups to share what’s worked, where you still need help, and tips from fellow Book Club members. This is an MMD Book Club event.
What: 1000 Books: Battle of the Books
When: Thursday March 18 at 7:00 p.m. ET
Details: A Cuyahoga County Public Library literary event hosted by Jim Mustich (author of 1,000 Books to Read Before You Die) and featuring Mary Bly (aka, best-selling Regency and Georgian romance author Eloisa James), Anne Bogel (host of the podcast What Should I Read Next?), Andromeda Romano-Lax (journalist, travel writer, and author of historical fiction), Donna Seaman (book reviewer and Editor for Adult Books at Booklist), and Thrity Umrigar (journalist, critic, and best-selling author). The combatants advocate for their favorite books, vying for the hearts and minds of the audience members. Attendees will then vote to name the champion! Register here.
What: Author Chat with Medina County District Library
When: Monday March 22 at 6:30 p.m. ET
Details: I will discuss my work at MMD and my writing at this virtual event, followed by Q&A. This event will be moderated by a librarian. Register here.
What: 12 Things Readers Should Know About Publishing
When: April 6 at 7:00 p.m. ET
Details: This is an MMD Book Club event. This year in publishing has been a doozy. The game has changed, but here is what you as a reader need to know. It’s no coincidence we’re doing this the month before the Summer Reading Guide comes out … (Classes are available as replays for members who cannot attend live.)
Stay at Home Book Tour
A series of online events modeled after book tour events that are typically held in independent bookstores for authors whose book tours were disrupted because of the coronavirus. We record all of our Stay at Home Book Tour events, so you can watch them on-demand. Click here to learn more and watch event replays.