Dec
6
4:00pm 4:00pm

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

 

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Dec
4
7:00pm 7:00pm

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

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Nov
26
7:00pm 7:00pm

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

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Nov
25
7:00pm 7:00pm

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

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Nov
21
7:00pm 7:00pm

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

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Nov
20
7:00pm 7:00pm

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

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Nov
19
7:00pm 7:00pm

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 

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Nov
14
7:00pm 7:00pm

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 

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Nov
8
7:00pm 7:00pm

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

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Nov
7
6:30pm 6:30pm

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

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Nov
4
7:00pm 7:00pm

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

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Oct
25
7:00pm 7:00pm

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

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Oct
23
7:00pm 7:00pm

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.

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Oct
18
7:00pm 7:00pm

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

 

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Sep
29
2:00pm 2:00pm

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

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