List of Upcoming Author Events in July and August 2020 [Updated July 20, 2020]

Find below the list of upcoming author events that are scheduled to happen in July and August 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Rachel Beanland “Florence Adler Swims Forever” Author Talk:

JBC Authors at the Table: The Jew­ish Book Coun­cil sits down with Rachel Beanland for a quick 30-minute chat to learn about her lat­est work, “Florence Adler Swims Forever.” View more details.

Stephen Graham Jones “The Only Good Indians” Author Talk:

Stephen Graham Jones will discuss “The Only Good Indians.” View more details.

Kristin Harmel “The Book of Lost Names” Author Talk:

Kristin Harmel will discuss on “The Book of Lost Names.” View more details.

Kirkland Hamill “Filthy Beasts” Author Talk:

Kirkland Hamill will discuss “Filthy Beasts.” View more details.

Ariana Neumann: JCC Book Discussion:

Ariana Neumann will be available for a book discussion. View more details.

Brad Thor “Near Dark” Author Talk:

Brad Thor will discuss “Near Dark.” View more details.

Caitlin Mullen “Please See Us” Author Talk:

Caitlin Mullen will talk on “Please See Us.” View more details.

Senator Joni Ernst “#IWFReads” Book Club:

Join the July #IWFReads Book Club. We’ll be reading Senator Joni Ernst’s brand-new book, “Daughter of the Heartland: My Ode to the Country that Raised Me.” View more details.

David Stebenne “Promised Land” Author Talk:

David Stebenne discusses “Promised Land” with Mike Curtin. View more details.

Amy Silverman and Deborah Sussman Virtual Workshop:

Amy Silverman and Deborah Sussman present a virtual, summer edition of their long-running workshop: “Mothers Who Write: The Summer Camp Edition.” View more details.

Kathy Reichs “A Conspiracy of Bones” Author Talk:

Novelist Karin Slaughter discusses “A Conspiracy of Bones” with Kathy Reichs. View more details.

Una McCormack, Kirsten Beyer, Swapna Krishna, and Kendra James: All the Starfleet Ladies:

Join Star Trek tie-in authors, superfans from the SFF lit world, and other members of the Star Trek franchise as they examine the ladies of Star Trek from its inception to the present. View more details.

Una McCormack, Stephen Graham Jones, and David Mack: A Literary Retrospective:

Take a deep dive into Picard’s bookshelf with Star Trek superfans in the SFF world, Star Trek tie-in authors and other Star Trek aficionados from the franchise. View more details.

Senator Joni Ernst “Network for Enlightened Women” Virtual Book Club:

Senator Joni Ernst will discuss on her book “Daughter of the Heartland” with with president of NEW, Karin Lips, followed by audience Q&A. View more details.

Mary Alice Monroe, Mary Kay Andrews, Patti Callahan Henry, Kristin Harmel, and Kristy Woodson Harvey: Friends and Fiction:

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 more details.

Martha McPhee “Elegant Woman” Author Talk:

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

Amy Stanley “Stranger in the Shogun’s City” Author Talk:

Northwestern history professor Amy Stanley discusses her new book, “Stranger in the Shogun’s City” at an online event. View more details.

Nate Powell, Van Jensen, and Scott Chantler “The True Stories Behind Graphic Novels” Discussion:

Author Van Jensen, illustrator Nate Powell, author/illustrator Scott Chantler and former graphic novels editor for Tor, Diana Pho, will discuss the true life inspirations, historical fiction, and real-life stories that inspired their graphic novels, and other works. View more details.

Megan Collins “Behind the Red Door” Author Talk:

Megan Collins will be in conversation with author Samantha Downing to discuss her new book “Behind the Red Door.” View more details.

Ilia Calderón “My Time to Speak” Author Talk:

Join for a virtual event with Emmy Award-winning journalist Ilia Calderón to discuss her new book, “My Time to Speak: Reclaiming Ancestry and Confronting Race.” View more details.

Chip Jones “The Organ Thieves” Book Signing:

Join Chip Jones at Chop Suey Books for a socially distanced signing of his new book, “The Organ Thieves: The Shocking Story of the First Heart Transplant in the Segregated South.” View more details.

Aliza Layne “Your Secret Weapon”:

Our favorite heroes and heroines can always count on their best friends. No matter how powerful their foes might be, friendship always saves the day. Join this panel of talented authors as they discuss the importance of crafting these invincible relationships – and the challenges that test them. View more details.

Shannon Messenger and J.C. Cervantes Book Discussion:

Don’t miss the Lost Cities at Comic-Con@Home! Shannon Messenger (Keeper of the Lost Cities series) will appear in conversation with J.C. Cervantes (The Storm Runner series) from their personal writing spaces to discuss this magical, blockbuster series that follows Sophie, a girl with incredible abilities who discovers she’s from a secret world hidden in the shadows of our planet—and part of a giant conspiracy that could save or destroy everything. View more details.

Saeed Jones and Tayari Jones “How We Fight for Our Lives” Discussion:

Join Tayari Jones and Saeed Jones as they discuss on “How We Fight for Our Lives.” View more details.

Greg Gutfeld “The Plus” Author Talk:

Join the for a virtual conversation with Fox News host and New York Times bestselling author Greg Gutfeld on his new book, “The Plus: Self Help for People Who Hate Self Help.” View more details.

J.A. Jance “Credible Threat” Author Talk:

New York Times bestselling author J. A. Jance will discuss her latest book in the Ali Reynolds series, “Credible Threat.” View more details.

Amy Poeppel “Musical Chairs” Author Talk:

Join author Amy Poeppel for a discussion of her book “Musical Chairs.” View more details.

Emily Liebert “Perfectly Famous” Book Discussion:

Join for a night of mystery, thrilling drama, and passion with two highly acclaimed authors! Kimberly Belle and Emily Liebert, the bestselling author of Pretty Revenge, will discuss Liebert’s new novel, Perfectly Famous. View more details.

Sandhya Menon “10 Things I Hate about Pinky” Author Talk:

Sandhya will be in conversation with Becky Albertalli, author of Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda. This free online event will take place through Zoom. View more details.

Lisa Duffy “My Kind of People” Virtual Book Club:

Join for a virtual book club meeting with author Lisa Duffy for a discussion on “My Kind of People.” View more details.

Tana Wojczuk “Lady Romeo” Author Talk:

Tana Wojczuk presents “Lady Romeo,” in conversation with Alexis Coe. View more details.


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