List of Upcoming Author Events in August 2020 [Updated Aug 17]

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

John Galligan “Dead Man Dancing” Author Talk:

John Galligan talks on “Dead Man Dancing.” View more details.

John Bolton “Virtual Newsmaker Series”:

Amb. Bolton will participate in a moderated question-and-answer session with National Press Club President Michael Freedman. View more details.

Emma Chamberlain “The Ideal Planner” Author Talk:

Join for a virtual event with YouTube star and social media sensation Emma Chamberlain, creator of “The Ideal Planner.” View more details.

Katie Mack In Conversation with Sara Seager:

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

Jeff Hobbs “Show Them You’re Good” Author Talk:

Will Schwalbe, Editor in Chief at Hyperion, will be in conversation with Jeff Hobbs. View more details.

Micheline Aharonian Marcom “The New American” Book Discussion:

Keenan Norris will be in conversation with Micheline Aharonian Marcom, author of “The New American.” View more details.

Becky Mandelbaum “The Brightside Sanctuary for Animals” Book Discussion:

Attend a virtual author event with Becky Mandelbaum and Kelli Jo Ford! View more details.

Emma Chamberlain “Virtual Art Class”:

Join for a virtual event with internet phenomenon Emma Chamberlain, creator of “The Ideal Planner.” View more details.

Rick Perlstein “Reaganland” Book Discussion:

Rick Perlstein shares his new book, “Reaganland,” which looks at the presidency that became the benchmark of modern Republican leadership. View more details.

David Gessner “Leave It As It Is” Author Talk:

David Gessner will discuss his new book “Leave It As It Is.” View more details.

Susan Abulhawa “Against the Loveless World” Author Talk:

Susan Abulhawa reads from her new book, “Against the Loveless World.” View more details.

Keith Ammann “Live to Tell the Tale” Author Talk:

Keith Ammann will present his new book, Live to Tell the Tale. View more details.

Chip Jones “Newsday” Live Author Series:

Newsday presents a live virtual event with Pulitzer Prize-nominated journalist Chip Jones. View more details.

Jennifer De Leon “Don’t Ask Me Where I’m From” Book Discussion:

Join to discover the works of Jabari Asim, Rishi Reddi, and Jennifer De Leon, author of “Don’t Ask Me Where I’m From.” View more details.

Emma Jane Unsworth “Grown Ups” Author Talk:

Join for a virtual event with British author Emma Jane Unsworth for a chat about her latest book, “Grown Ups.” View more details.


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