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Upcoming Events

Saturday, January 7, 2023

Pacific U's MFA Residency

Reading w/Pulitzer finalist Dorianne Laux, author of Only As the Day is Long and several other poetry collections

Best Western

Seaside, OR

7:30 p.m. PST

In-person event (open to the public)


Tuesday, January 17, 2023

Charis Books and More 

In-person and online event

w/Dr. Daniel Black, author of Don't Cry For Me and Perfect Peace

184 S. Candler St.

Decatur, GA

7:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. (EST)


Wednesday, January 18, 2023

Kindred Stories

In-person event

w/ Kiese Laymon, author of Long Division and Heavy

2304 Stuart St.

Houston, TX

7 p.m.-8 p.m.(CST)

register at


Wednesday, January 25, 2023

Malaprop's Bookstore of Asheville, NC

Online event

w/ Jonathan Parks-Ramage, author of Yes, Daddy

6 p.m.-7 p.m. (EST)


Wednesday, February 1, 2023

St. Louis Public Library

w/Ron A. Austin, author of Avery Colt Is a Snake, a Thief, a Liar

In Person event

(branch location tk)

7 p.m.-8 p.m. (CST)


Thursday, February 2, 2023

The Powerhouse (a Square Books event)

In-person event

w/Thacker Mountain Radio

413 S. 14th St.

Oxford, MS

6 p.m.-7 p.m. (CT)


Wednesday, February 8, 2023

The Center for Fiction

In-person event

w/Garth Greenwell, author of Cleanness and What Belongs to You

15 Lafayette Ave.

Brooklyn, NY

7 p.m.-8 p.m. (EST)


Tuesday, February 21, 2023

Writing Queer Southern Fiction w/Morgan Thomas, Kristen Arnett and Itai Jeffries

A Hub City Press event

Online event

6 p.m. EST

(Zoom info tk)


March 3 & March 4, 2023

March Forth Weekend

Beaufort, SC

* NeverMore Books on 3/3 for reading and signing

* Panel discussion on 3/4

(more details tk)


March 24-27, 2023

Tennessee Williams-New Orleans Literary Festival | Saints and Sinners LGBTQ+ Festival Reading Series

New Orleans, LA


April 14-15, 2023

SouthWord Literary Festival

Chattanooga, TN


April 23-24, 2023

Los Angeles Times Festival of Books



Sunday, October 27, 2019

Texas Book Festival (Where We Come From" panel with author Oscar Casares).

12:45 p.m.-1:30 p.m.

Sunday, November 3, 2019

Detroit Public Library

Location and time tba soon!

Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Authors Guild

Langston Hughes House

"From Manuscript to Marketplace" panel with Bloomsbury Publishing Editorial Director, Liese Mayer

7:00 p.m.

Wednesday, June 5, 2019

Book Culture

536 W. 112th St., New York, NY

7:00 p.m.

Thursday, June 6, 2019

Books Are Magic

225 Smith St., Brooklyn

7:30 p.m. (then to Leyenda for drinks at 221 Smith St.--Cash bar)

Tuesday, June 11, 2019

FlyLeaf Books

Chapel Hill, NC

7:00 p.m.

Wednesday, June 12, 2019

Research Library on African American Culture and History

Atlanta, GA

7:00 p.m.

June 13, 2019

Charis Books

Atlanta, GA

7:00 p.m.

Friday, August 2, 2019

Lillian Vernon Writers' House (Catapult Event)

New York, NY

6:30 p.m.

Thursday, September 5, 2019

Prairie Lights Bookstore

Iowa City, IA

7:00 p.m.

Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Nowadays (a The Rumpus event)

56-06 Cooper Ave.

Ridgewood (Queens), NY

7:00 p.m.

Friday, September 27, 2019

Page After Page Bookstore (book signing only)

Water Street

Elizabeth City, NC 

4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Saturday, September 28, 2019

Camden County Public Library (reading, Q&A, book signing)

Camden, North Carolina

1:00 p.m.

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