List of Upcoming Author Events in June 2020 (Updated on June 15)

Find below the list of upcoming author events that are scheduled to happen in June 2020:

Lane Moore “How to Be Alone” Twitch Live Event:

Tune in nightly to get tips on coping with loneliness and isolation. Author Lane Moore will be singing songs and playing games. It’ll be like Pee-wee’s Playhouse for lonely adults. View more details.

Mary Alice Monroe, Mary Kay Andrews, Patti Callahan Henry, Kristin Harmel, and Kristy Woodson Harvey: A Virtual Adventure

Mary Kay Andrews joins authors Mary Alice Monroe, Patti Callahan Henry, Kristin Harmel, and Kristy Woodson Harvey for a Facebook Live Happy Hour event. View details.

Tony DiTerlizzi “Facebook Live Drawing”:

Watch children’s author Tony DiTerlizzi as he explains how he creates his famous characters and draws them LIVE. View more details.

Jason Reynolds “Write. Right. Rite.” Video Series:

National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature Jason Reynolds offers weekly creative challenges in his “Write. Right. Rite.” video series in partnership with the Library of Congress. View more details.

Gallery Books: Motivational Mondays Pep Talks on Instagram:

Gallery Books presents Motivational Mondays Author Pep Talks on Instagram. This is a recurring event. View more details.

Sara Auster’s Instagram Live on “Weekly Sound Bath”:

Join Sara Auster for weekly sound bath therapy/meditation sessions to cope with social distancing. View more details.

Aaron Reynolds: YouTube Live Show

Bestselling picture book author Aaron Reynolds posts Q&A, activities and how-tos, and read-aloud videos on his YouTube Channel. View more details.

Mollie Ann Holt “A Month of Happiness” Book Signing:

Mollie Ann Holt is signing copies of “A Month of Happiness with Ms. Mollie: Healthy Recipes for 31 Days of Daily Living” in CA. View more details.

Megan Miranda “The Girl from Widow Hills” Author Talk:

Megan Miranda talks on “The Girl from Widow Hills.” View more details.

Hannah Orenstein “Head Over Heels” Author Talk:

A virtual event with Hannah Orenstein, author of “Head Over Heels.” View more details.

Clay Risen “The Crowded Hour” Author Talk:

A virtual discussion and Q&A with author Clay Risen for his new book, “The Crowded Hour.” View more details.

Chris Wallace “Countdown 1945” Author Talk:

Fox News anchor Chris Wallace and The New York Times’ Michael M. Grynbaum sit down on Zoom to talk about Wallace’s multi-faceted career in journalism and his new book, “Countdown 1945.” View more details.

Simon Teen “Virtual Book Club”:

Vote on the virtual book club pick from among the Riveted by Simon Teen Free Read program. Each pick will have an Instagram Live book club discussion. View more details.

William Kent Krueger “This Tender Land” Virtual Event:

A virtual event with William Kent Krueger on “This Tender Land.” View more details.

Martha Waters “To Have and to Hoax” Author Talk:

Belmont Books presents a virtual event with Martha Waters, author of “To Have and to Hoax.” View more details.

Martha McPhee “Elegant Woman” Author Talk:

Martha McPhee is discussing on “An Elegant Woman.” View more details.

History in Five “Facebook Live”:

Hear from the best history writers about past and present events. View more details.

Jennifer Weiner Facebook Live “Backlist Book Club”:

Bestselling author Jennifer Weiner (Mrs. Everything) hosts her own book club. View more details.

Virtual Event with Mike Birbiglia with J. Hope Stein:

Mike Birbiglia and J. Hope Stein will discuss on their book “The New One.” The authors will come live on B&N Facebook. View more details.

Virtual Event with Madeline Miller:

Madeline Miller will discuss on her book “Circe.” The author will come live on B&N Facebook. View more details.

Read & Learn with Simon Kids on YouTube:

Simon Kids hosts a series of YouTube sessions for children. View more details.

Deborah Feldman “Unorthodox” Author Talk:

Join Deborah to hear about how she’s navigated the “outside” world and redefined her sense of self and her relationship to Judaism. She will be joined by Shira Haas who portrayed Esty in Unorthodox. View more details.

David Sheff “The Buddhist on Death Row” Author Talk:

City Arts & Lectures presents David Sheff in conversation with Rebecca Solnit and Jarvis Jay Masters. View more details.

Ruth Ware “The Turn of the Key” Author Talk:

Left Bank Books welcomes author Clare Mackintosh, who will discuss her new novel with #1 New York Times bestselling author Ruth Ware. View more details.

Snack & Read LIVE with Simon Kids on Facebook:

Simon Kids hosts a series of YouTube sessions for children. View more details.

Colton Underwood “The First Time” Author Talk:

Colton Underwood will discuss on “The First Time.” View more details.

Mary Jordan “The Art of Her Deal” Author Talk:

Mary Jordan, Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter for The Washington Post, discusses her new book, The Art of Her Deal, with author Sally Quinn. View more details.

Kristin Kimball “Good Husbandry” Author Talk:

Bank Square Books and Savoy Bookshop & Café present a virtual author discussion and Q&A with Kristin Kimball, author of Good Husbandry. Kristin will be in conversation with Annie Philbrick, owner of Bank Square Books and Savoy Bookshop & Café. View more details.

Martha McPhee “PEN America” Virtual Authors’ Evening:

Diane Archer & Joan McPhee invite you as their guests to a conversation with Martha McPhee and Mona Simpson in celebration of Martha’s acclaimed new novel, An Elegant Woman. View more details.

Riveted by Simon Teen: Game Night on Instagram:

Featuring activity assets you can do alone or in a group. View more details.

Making Space with “Christian Robinson”:

Author/illustrator Christian Robinson hosts a YouTube video series, inviting viewers young and old to join in create something together. “Let’s make space for fun, make space for creativity, and make space together.” View more details.

Mary Beth Keane “Ask Again, Yes” Author Talk:

Mary Beth Keane will talk on “Ask Again, Yes.” View more details.

Jennifer Weiner “Big Summer” Author Talk:

Books & Books presents an author talk with New York Times bestselling author Jennifer Weiner. View more details.


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