past events

Thursday, October 3, 2019, 7pm
Rally Reading Series
Pete’s Candy Store
Brooklyn, NY

Sunday, September 22, 2019, noon
Brooklyn Book Festival
”Family Under Fire”
Brooklyn, NY

Thursday, September 19, 2019, 7:00pm
Pete's Reading Series
at Muchmore’s
Brooklyn, NY

Tuesday, September 17, 2019, 7-9pm
House of Speakeasy: Seriously Entertaining
Joe’s Pub
New York, NY

Tuesday, September 10, 2019, 7-9pm
Tables of Contents Reading Series
with Eileen Myles and Jamel Brinkley
Egg Restaurant
Brooklyn, NY

Saturday, September 7, 2019, 10:00-11:15am
Slice Literary Conference
”Anywhere But Here: Building Worlds in Fiction”
Brooklyn, NY

Friday, August 23, 2019, 7:00pm
Book Launch for The Need
Bunch of Grapes Bookstore
in conversation with Chloe Plaunt
Vineyard Haven, MA

Thursday, August 8, 2019, 7:00pm
Book Launch for The Need
in conversation with Laura van den Berg
Harvard Book Store
Cambridge, MA

Thursday, August 1, 2019, 7:00pm
Book Launch for The Need
in conversation with Ramona Ausubel
Tattered Cover (Colfax location)
Denver, CO

Wednesday, July 24, 2019, 6:00pm
Book Launch for The Need
in conversation with Ramona Ausubel
Garcia Street Books
Santa Fe, NM

Friday, July 19, 2019, 6:00pm
Book Launch for The Need
Copperfield’s Books
Healdsburg, CA

Tuesday, July 16, 2019, 7:00pm
Book Launch for The Need
Elliott Bay Book Company
in conversation with Helen Gutierrez
Seattle, WA

Monday, July 15, 2019, 7:30pm
Book Launch for The Need
in conversation with Sarah Rich
Booksmith
at the Bindery
San Francisco, CA

Saturday, July 13, 2019, 7:30pm
Writers With Drinks
Make Out Room
San Francisco, CA

Thursday, July 11, 2019, 7:00pm
Book Launch for The Need
in conversation with Darcey Steinke
McNally Jackson Books (Nolita location)
New York, NY

Tuesday, July 9, 2019, 7:30pm
Book Launch for The Need
in conversation with Rumaan Alam
Greenlight Bookstore (Prospect Lefferts Gardens location)
Brooklyn, NY

Monday, July 8, 2019, 8-10pm
Franklin Park Reading Series
Franklin Park
Brooklyn, NY

Thursday, June 6, 2019
Book Launch for In West Mills by De’Shawn Charles Winslow
Books Are Magic
Brooklyn, NY

Wednesday, June 5, 2019
Climate Change Panel Discussion with Zaria Forman & Eugenia Harvey
following a performance of the play Continuity
Manhattan Theatre Club
New York, NY

Wednesday, May 29, 2019, 11:15am
Library Journal Day of Dialog
Thriller Quest Panel
with Kalisha Buckhanon, Catherine Ryan Howard, Chris Pavone, Riley Sager, and Karin Slaughter
John Jay College of Criminal Justice
New York, NY

Saturday, May 19, 2019, 3:00-5:30pm
Sleepy Hollow Lit Fest
Hudson Valley Writers Center
Sleepy Hollow, NY

Thursday, May 9, 2019, 6:30pm
PEN America World Voices Festival
Literary Quest: Westbeth Edition
New York, NY

Friday, May 3, 2019, 7:30pm
Book Launch for Walking on the Ceiling by Aysegul Savas
Books Are Magic
Brooklyn, NY

Saturday, April 27
Independent Bookstore Day
Greenlight Books
Brooklyn, NY

Monday, April 22, 2019, 7pm
Celebrating Guernica Magazine’s Special Issue on Climate Change
with Pitchaya Sudbanthad & Nathan Kensinger
New York University Gallatin School of Individualized Study
New York, NY

Sunday, March 10, 2019, 2-4pm
Jersey City Writers Workshop
”Dystopian Flash Fiction: Create a Moment, Create a World”
Jersey City, NJ

January 22-25, 2019
American Booksellers Association
Winter Institute 

Albuquerque, NM

Friday, January 11, 2019, 7:30pm
Book Launch for Looker by Laura Sims
Books Are Magic
Brooklyn, NY

Sunday, September 16, 2018,1PM
Brooklyn Book Festival
"The Children of Le Guin" 
with N.K. Jemisin & Maria Dahvana Headley & Alice Sola Kim

Brooklyn, NY

Wednesday, June 6, 2018, 6:30PM
Shakespeare & Co
YaleNYC Women Writers
New York, NY

Tuesday, June 5, 2018, 7:00PM
Housing Works
Tiny Crimes Anthology Book Launch
New York, NY

Tuesday, May 15, 2018, 6:30PM
Turnstyle Reading Series
New York, NY

Wednesday, May 9, 2018, 6:30PM
The New York Society Library
Conversation Series: Art & Activism of the Anthropocene
“Imagining the Impossible: The Role of Art and Novels in Understanding Climate Change”
with Amitav Ghosh & Nathan Kensinger
New York, NY

Thursday, March 8, 2018, 3:00-4:15PM & 4:30-5:45PM
AWP Conference
“Finding the Understory”
with Mia Alvar & Ramona Ausubel & Laura van den Berg & Deb Olin Unferth
Room 11, Tampa Convention Center, First Floor
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“Stranger and Truthier than Truth”
with Marie-Helene Bertino & Manuel Gonzales & Toni Jensen & Kelly Link
Ballroom A, Tampa Convention Center, First Floor
Tampa, FL

Tuesday, February 27, 2018, 8:00PM
Binghamton Center for Writers
John Gardner Fiction Book Award Reading
Binghamton, NY

November 30, 2017, 7:00PM
Seton Hall University Poetry-in-the-Round Series
Chancellor’s Suite
South Orange, NJ

November 2, 2017, 7:30PM
TASTE Magazine Fall Fiction Issue Release Party
Housing Works
New York, NY

Wednesday, September 13, 2017, 7:00PM
Brooklyn Book Festival Bookend Event
Celebrating Women Writers with the Rona Jaffe Foundation: Helen Phillips & Kirstin Valdez Quade
Book Culture on Columbus
New York, NY

Saturday, September 9, 2017, 6:00PM
Book Launch for La Bella Burocrate
Libreria Zanichelli
Bologna, Italy

Friday, September 8, 2017, 3:45PM
Festivaletteratura
Helen Phillips with Marcello Fois: LE COSE NON SONO MAI COME APPAIONO
Conservatorio di Musica Luco Campiani Auditorium
Mantua, Italy

Sunday, April 30, 2017, 4:30PM
The Hudson Valley Writers’ Center
Sleepy Hollow, NY

Wednesday, April 26, 2017, 7:30PM
Selected Shorts on Stage: Recommended Reading with Electric Literature
New York, NY

February 20, 2017, 7:00PM
Beyond Orwell: Speculative Literature & Political Unrest
Housing Works Book Store
New York, NY

February 9-11, 2017
AWP Conference & Bookfair
“Crafty: CUNY MFA Alum Reading” 10:30-11:45AM Fri. 2/10
“Writing the Abyss” 12-1:15PM Sat. 2/11
Washington, D.C.

Tuesday, January 10, 2017, 8PM
LIC Reading Series
Long Island City, NY

Saturday, November 5, 2016
Wordstock
Flash Fiction Workshop
Portland, OR

Friday, October 28, 2016, 8-11PM
Electric Literature’s Genre Ball Host
New York, NY

Sunday, September 18, 2016, 3:00PM
Brooklyn Book Festival
Brooklyn, NY

Monday, September 12, 2016, 8:00PM
Franklin Park Reading Series
Brooklyn, NY

Saturday, September 10, 2016, 10:00-11:00AM
Slice Literary Writers’ Conference
Brooklyn, NY

Thursday, August 18, 2016, 7:30PM
PowerHouse with Jessica Winters
Brooklyn, NY

Wednesday, August 10, 2016, 7:00PM
SOMOS Reading Series
Taos, NM

Thursday, August 4, 2016, 7:00PM
Some Possible Solutions Launch Party
Tattered Covered Bookstore (Colfax)
Denver, CO

Thursday, July 7, 7:00PM
Upshur Street Books
Washington, D.C.

Wednesday, June 29, 6:30PM
Vica Miller Literary Salon
Susan Eley Fine Art
New York, NY

Monday, June 13, 2016, 7:00PM
Halfway There Reading Series
Montclair, NJ

Friday, June 3, 2016, 7:00PM
Some Possible Solutions Launch Party
BookCourt
Brooklyn, NY

Thursday, June 2, 2016, 7:30PM
Pete’s Reading Series
Brooklyn, NY

Tuesday, May 3, 2016, 6:30PM
Turnstyle Reading Series
New York, NY

Thursday, April 14, 2016, 6:30PM
Book Launch Interview for Paul Vidich’s AN HONORABLE MAN
The Corner Bookstore
New York, NY

Saturday, April 9, 2016, 11:30AM
Los Angeles Times Festival of Books
Panel with Sara Novic and Stephen O’Connor
Los Angeles, CA

Tuesday, March 22, 2016, 7:30PM
PLG Meet The Author Series
Brooklyn, NY

Sunday, March 20, 2016, 7:00PM
Slice Magazine Launch Party @ KGB
New York, NY

Saturday, March 12, 2016, 1:00-5:00PM
READ Brooklyn @ Brooklyn Museum
Brooklyn, NY

Tuesday, March 8, 2016, 7:00PM
Pen Parentis Reading Series
New York, NY

Thursday, February 25, 2016, 7:00PM
Tables of Contents Reading Series @ Egg
Brooklyn, NY

Monday, February 8, 2016, 7:30PM
Too Hot for Radio @ Symphony Space
New York, NY

Saturday, November 21, 2015, 2:00-3:00PM
Miami Book Fair
Miami, FL

Wednesday, October 28, 2015, 7:30PM
Studio 360 Explores Kafka’s “The Metamorphosis” at Symphony Space
New York, NY

Sunday, October 25, 2015, 3:00-5:00PM
Tin House Craft Intensive: Flash Fiction
Brooklyn, NY

Saturday, October 17, 2015, 4:00PM
Texas Book Festival
Austin, TX

Thursday, October 8, 2015, 7:00PM
Behind the Book
New York, NY

Wednesday, October 7, 2015, 8:00PM
HiFi Reading Series/Gigantic Worlds Launch Party
New York, NY

Saturday, October 3, 2015, 4:00PM
Gotham Series with host Rob Spillman at Brooklyn Public Library
Brooklyn, NY

Tuesday, September 29, 2015, 7:30PM
Flint Fiction
New York, NY

Monday, September 21, 2015, 8:00PM
Franklin Park Reading Series
Brooklyn, NY

Sunday, September 20, 2015, 10:00AM
Brooklyn Book Festival
Brooklyn, NY

Sunday, September 13, 2015, 10:00AM
Slice Literary Conference
Brooklyn, NY

Thursday, August 20, 2015, 7:00PM
Bunch of Grapes
Vineyard Haven, Martha’s Vineyard, MA

Monday, August 17, 2015, 7:30PM
Greenlight Bookstore with author Gabriel Urza and editor Sarah Bowlin
Brooklyn, NY

Thursday, August 13, 2015, 7:00PM
BookCourt Book Launch Party
Brooklyn, NY

Tuesday, August 11, 2015, 7:00PM
McNally Jackson Book Launch with Jenny Offill
New York, NY

Saturday, August 8, 2015, 2:00PM
Tattered Cover Book Store Book Launch (Colfax location)
Denver, CO

Friday, August 7, 2015, 7:30PM
Boulder Book Store Book Launch
Boulder, CO