Jan
15
7:00 pm19:00

Arlington Public Library

With Kim Triedman (The Other Room) and Julie Wu ( The Third Son). Libraries have always been home.

Robbins Library, 700 Mass Ave., Arlington, MA 781-316-3200

Dec
13
7:00 pm19:00

New York

With Lisa Borders and Courtney Mauk (Spark) at the legendary KGB Bar in the East Village. Fancy French fries after.

KGB Bar, 85 E. 4th Street, New York, NY

Dec
6
4:00 pm16:00

Asheville, NC

A reading and conversation about activism and social change at the worker-owned Firestorm Café and Bookstore. Afterward, we'll see what the moment brings. 

Firestorm Café and Books, 48 Commerce St  Asheville, NC (828) 255-8115

 

Dec
4
7:00 pm19:00

Newton, MA

Home! Literally for me - a reading in the town where I grew up. And at a bookstore that's a friend. With Rosie Sultan at Newtonville Books. Fancy diner food after? 

Newtonville Books, 10 Langley Road, Newton Centre, MA 617-244-6619

Nov
26
7:00 pm19:00

Spokane, WA

Yup. Last leg of the West Coast Global Domination and Couch Surfing Tour with Lisa Borders. Auntie's Bookstore. By this point, we'll be surviving on Doritos and discount energy drinks, but we will be ready to go in our maiden visit to Spokane. Organic greens and martinis after.

Auntie's Bookstore, 402 West Main Avenue, Spokane, WA 509-838-0206

Nov
25
7:00 pm19:00

Seattle

At the iconic and wonderful Elliott Bay Book Company, with Lisa Borders and Abigail Carter. Coffee after. (Hey, it's Seattle.) 

Elliott Bay Book Company, 1521 Tenth Avenue, Seattle WA (206) 624-6600

Nov
21
7:00 pm19:00

Portland, OR

Come on out to the beautiful Annie Bloom's Books. Yes, I'll be there with the amazing Lisa Borders as part of our World Domination and Couch Surfing West Coast Tour. Afterwards, we'll search for the perfect fish taco.

Annie Bloom's Books, 7834 SW Capitol Hwy Portland, OR (503) 246-0053

Nov
20
7:00 pm19:00

Bay Area

A Great Good Place for Books in Oakland. I'll be there with Lisa Borders, as part of our World Domination and Couch Surfing West Coast Tour. Mussel shooters afterwards. 

6120 LaSalle Avenue, Oakland, CA (510) 339-8210

Nov
19
7:00 pm19:00

Los Angeles

Book Soup. I'll be there with Lisa Borders, as part of our World Domination and Couch Surfing West Coast Tour. Fancy tequila afterwards for anyone who wants to come with. 

Book Soup, 8818 Sunset Blvd, W. Hollywood, CA (310) 659-3110 

Nov
14
7:00 pm19:00

Salt Lake City

Hello, SLC! On to Weller Book Works, where I'm looking forward to reconnecting with some old friends and meeting new ones. Possibly the Red Iguana after.

Weller Book Works, 607 Trolley Square, Salt Lake City, UT 801-328-2586 

Nov
11
7:30 pm19:30

Denver

It's a Monday party at the legendary Tattered Cover Bookstore in Denver. Colorado chili after. 

Tattered Cover Bookstore, 2526 East Colfax Avenue, Denver, CO, 303-322-7727

Nov
8
7:00 pm19:00

Madison

Putting on my cheesehead and heading to Wisconsin, home of the Green Bay Packers (I'm coming home with a t-shirt). I'll be in Madison, a bit south of Green Bay and the literary/cultural hub of this fine state, for a reading at Mystery to Me. Blue cheese soup with smoked reindeer meat after. 

Mystery to Me Bookstore, 1863 Monroe Street, Madison, WI (608) 283-9332

Nov
7
6:30 pm18:30

Chicago

I'll be at City Lit, Chicago's newest indie bookstore. Excited to check it out and meet the fine folks there. Bratwurst after.

City Lit Books, 2523 North Kedzie Blvd. Chicago, IL (773) 235-2523

Nov
4
7:00 pm19:00

Cincinnati

On to the city whose name I often misspell, but that I like anyway. In part for its most excellent indie bookstore (they serve food, too – like actual dinner – if you come early). We'll go for good local brew after. 

Joseph Beth Booksellers, 2692 Madison Road, Cincinnati OH, (513) 396-8960

Oct
29
7:00 pm19:00

Harvard Book Store

I'll be reading along with two other Grub Street Launch Labbers – the amazing Barbara Ross, and the incomparable Deborah Halber.

 Harvard Book Store, 1256 Mass Ave,  Cambridge, MA (617) 661-1515

Oct
25
7:00 pm19:00

Pittsburgh

With Sherrie Flick and Bill Lychack at Pittsburgh's newest indie bookstore, East End Book Exchange. Can't wait to meet the good folks there. Sherrie will recommend outstanding food and drink after.

East End Book Exchange, 4754 Liberty Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA (412) 224-2847

Oct
23
7:00 pm19:00

Buffalo

We'll be questioning corporate capitalism and evoking literary chills at Talking Leaves, Buffalo's indie bookstore (Main Street location). Beef on weck after.

 Talking Leaves Books, 3158 Main Street, Buffalo 716-837-8554.

Oct
18
7:00 pm19:00

Durham, NC

The Regulator has been a good friend to writers – and to readers in the Raleigh-Durham area – since 1976. Come on out for a Friday night literary thrill. Newfangled Old-Fashioneds after.

The Regulator Bookshop, 720 9th St, Durham, North Carolina 919-286-2700

 

Oct
1
7:00 pm19:00

Launch Reading

Join me at Porter Square Books in Cambridge to send Headlong out into the world in style! Party after at Tavern on the Square. 

Porter Square Books, 25 White St  Cambridge, MA (617) 491-2220

Sep
29
2:00 pm14:00

Pre-Publication Party

Open House-style. Join me at Tres Gatos (books, music, wine, tapas). We'll drink a toast to HEADLONG, and maybe break a bottle of champagne against its hull. I've been guaranteed my personal spot at the bar (where I never get to sit, because it's always too crowded)!

Tres Gatos, 470 Centre St  Jamaica Plain, MA (617) 477-4851