List of Upcoming Author Events in August 2020 [Updated August 03, 2020]

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

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.

David Stebenne “Promised Land” Author Talk:

David Stebenne discusses “Promised Land” with Mike Curtin. 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.

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.

William Kent Krueger “This Tender Land” Virtual Event:

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

Finola Austin “Brontë’s Mistress” Author Talk:

Join for a virtual event featuring Joy Goodwin in conversation with Finola Austin, author of “Brontë’s Mistress.” View more details.

Rachel Solomon “Today Tonight Tomorrow” Author Talk:

Join for a virtual event with Rachel Solomon, author of “Today Tonight Tomorrow.” View more details.

Conversation: Julie Pennell and Kristy Woodson Harvey:

Join Kristy Woodson Harvey in conversation with Julie Pennell, author of Louisiana Lucky. View more details.

Katie Mack In Conversation with Randall Munroe:

Join Randall Munroe in conversation with Katie Mack, author of “The End of Everything (Astrophysically Speaking).” View more details.

Sean Hannity “Live Free or Die” Author Talk:

Join for a virtual conversation with Sean Hannity on his new book, “Live Free or Die: America (and the World) on the Brink.” View more details.

Paul Begala “You’re Fired” Author Talk:

Join for a virtual conversation with Paul Begala, author of “You’re Fired: The Perfect Guide to Beating Donald Trump.” View more details.

Sarah Maslin Nir “Horse Crazy” Author Talk:

Join writer Musa Okwonga in conversation with Sarah Maslin Nir, author of “Horse Crazy.” View more details.

San Diego Festival of Books: Facebook Live with Kristen Roupenian:

San Diego Union Tribune‘s Kristy Totten will be moderating a talk before Jac Jemc (False Bingo) and Kristen Roupenian (“Cat Person” and Other Stories). View more details.

Amal El-Mohtar, Max Gladstone, Kameron Hurley, and Linden A. Lewis: The Saga Salon:

Authors Amal El-Mohtar and Max Gladstone (This Is How You Lose the Time War), Kameron Hurley (The Light Brigade), and Linden A. Lewis (The First Sister) discuss the concept of time—bending, breaking, rethinking it—in their works of speculative fiction, moderated by journalist Jason Heller (pop culture for The New Yorker, The Atlantic, Rolling Stone, Pitchfork, NPR, and more). View more details.

Christina Hammonds Reed in conversation with Brandy Colbert:

Join Brandy Colbert in conversation with Christina Hammonds Reed, author of “The Black Kids.” View more details.

Anna Bruno “Ordinary Hazards” Author Talk:

Join for a virtual event with Anna Bruno, author of the novel “Ordinary Hazards.” View more details.

James Lee Burke “A Private Cathedral” Book Discussion

James Lee Burke will discuss his newest book in the Dave Robicheaux series, ” Private Cathedral.” View more details.

Sandhya Menon and Jenna Evans Welch: Facebook Live:

Join Sandhya Menon and Jenna Evans Welch for a Facebook Live conversation about their new books 10 Things I Hate about Pinky and Love & Other Detours, their favorite summer reads that are perfect for every BookCation, and more! View more details.

Eric Weiner “The Socrates Express” Author Talk:

Join a Literary Lunch Series event featuring Jacki Lyden in conversation with Eric Weiner, author of “The Socrates Express: In Search of Life Lessons from Dead Philosophers.” View more details.

Brian Stelter “Hoax” Author Talk:

Join for a virtual event with Brian Stelter, host of CNN’s Reliable Sources and author of “Hoax.” View more details.

Jason Reynolds “Write. Right. Rite.” Video Series [Updated for August]:

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.

Lane Moore “How to Be Alone” Twitch Live Event [Updated for August]:

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: Friends and Fiction [Updated for August]:

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.

David Sheff “The Buddhist on Death Row” Author TalkL

David Sheff discusses his new book, “The Buddhist on Death Row: How One Man Found Light in the Darkest Place.” View more details.

Riveted by Simon Teen: Game Night on Instagram [Updated for August]:

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

Lesley M.M. Blume “The Dawn of the Nuclear Age” Author Talk:

The Chicago Council on Global Affairs presents Rachel Bronson in conversation with Lesley M.M. Blume, journalist and author of “Fallout.” View more details.

Rebecca Giggs “Fathoms” Book Discussion:

Join Robert Moor, New York Times bestselling author of On Trails, in conversation with Rebecca Giggs, debut author of “Fathoms: The World in the Whale.” View more details.


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