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September 2016

Live Lit: Miss Spoken (Chicago)

September 28, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Gallery Cabaret, 2020 N. Oakley Ave.
Chicago, IL United States
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I'll be reading something on the theme of "Wedding Bells" at Gallery Cabaret for the Miss Spoken series. Find out more here!

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Harbor Springs Festival of the Book

September 29, 2016 @ 8:00 am - October 2, 2016 @ 5:00 pm

I'll be appearing at Harbor Springs Festival of the Book in Harbor Springs, Michigan. More information at the festival website!

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October 2016

With Katie Chase at Volumes Bookcafe, Chicago

October 4, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Volumes Bookcafe, 1474 N. Milwaukee Ave.
Chicago, IL United States
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I've been awaiting Katie Chase's debut collection for about eight years now, and I'm thrilled to be in conversation with her about Man & Wife at my favorite new Chicago bookstore. Please join us for wine and coffee and stories! Here's the Facebook page.

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Class on Dialogue at Northbrook, IL Library

October 9, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Northbrook Public Library, 1201 Cedar Ln Northbrook, IL
Northbrook, IL
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I'll be teaching a class on the fundamentals of writing dialogue at the Northbrook, IL public library. Click through for information on other sessions with writers including Eric Charles May, Christine Sneed, Abby Geni, and Emily Gray Tedrowe. The classes are free, but registration is required.

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Brattleboro Literary Festival (Vermont)

October 14, 2016 @ 8:00 am - October 16, 2016 @ 5:00 pm

I'll be appearing at the Brattleboro Literary Festival in southern Vermont. More info at the festival website!

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November 2016

With Lori Ostlund and Anne Raeff at Bookstall, Winnetka

November 5, 2016 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Book Stall at Chestnut Court, 811 Elm St
Winnetka, IL 60093
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I'll be welcoming the authors Lori Ostlund and Anne Raeff to Winnetka's Book Stall for a discussion of  Anne's debut collection The Jungle Around us and Lori's novel After the Parade. They are partners and brilliant writers, and I'm excited to join them and pick their brains. You can find event details here.

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Beloit College

November 7, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

I'll be reading, chatting, and signing at Beloit College in Wisconsin. Details here!

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December 2016

“Let’s Make a Scene!” at Lake Villa, IL Library

December 3, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

I'll be teaching a free class on scene-building at the Lake Villa, Illinois library. Please join us! Details here, right between the foreign policy discussion and the tablescapes class.

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February 2017

With Emily Robbins at Women & Children First, Chicago

February 23, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Women and Children First, 5233 N. Clark St.
Chicago, IL
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I'm thrilled to be in conversation with former Chicago resident Emily Robbins about her debut novel, A Word for Love, an intense and gorgeous story of an American studying in Syria.

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June 2018

Book Launch at Solid State Books!

June 19 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Solid State, 600 H St NE
Washington, DC, 20002 United States
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Come hang out on the night The Great Believers is first available! I'll be a nervous wreck and could use the company.

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