List of Upcoming Author Events in August and September 2020 [Updated Aug 24]

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

Finola Austin “Brontë’s Mistress” Author Talk:

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

Eric Weiner “The Socrates Express” Author Talk:

Join for an event featuring 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 and September]:

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.

Mary Alice Monroe, Mary Kay Andrews, Patti Callahan Henry, Kristin Harmel, and Kristy Woodson Harvey: Friends and Fiction [Updated Aug 24]:

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.

James Lee Burke “A Private Cathedral” Book Discussion [Updated Aug 23]:

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

Jennifer De Leon “Don’t Ask Me Where I’m From” Book Discussion [Updated Aug 23]:

Join Jennifer De Leon as she discusses on “Don’t Ask Me Where I’m From.” View more details.

David Goodwillie “Kings County” Author Talk [Updated Aug 23]:

David Goodwillie is joined by David Menconi to discuss his novel Kings County. View more details.

Lane Moore “How to Be Alone” Twitch Live Event [Updated Aug 23]:

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.

Susan Abulhawa “Against the Loveless World” Author Talk [Updated Aug 23]:

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

Sarah Maslin Nir “Horse Crazy” Author Talk [Updated Aug 23]:

Join Monty Roberts in conversation with Sarah Maslin Nir, author of “Horse Crazy.” View more details.

Dan Mathews “Like Crazy” Author Talk [Updated Aug 23]:

Mathews will discuss his new memoir “Like Crazy: Life with My Mother and Her Invisible Friend.” View more details.

Riveted by Simon Teen: Game Night on Instagram [Updated Aug 23]:

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

History in Five “Facebook Live” [Updated Aug 23]:

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

Anna Bruno “Ordinary Hazards” Author Talk [Updated Aug 23]:

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

Nikki Grimes “Kamala Harris” Author Talk:

Join a conversation with bestselling author Nikki Grimes to celebrate the publication of “Kamala Harris: Rooted in Justice.” View more details.

Jill Filipovic “OK Boomer, Let’s Talk” Book Discussion:

Join author Jill Filipovic for a discussion of her book “OK Boomer, Let’s Talk: How My Generation Got Left Behind.” Jill will be in conversation with editor-at-large for TIME Anand Giridharadas. View more details.

Raven Leilani “Luster” Book Discussion:

Raven Leilani will be in conversation about her debut novel, “Luster,” with Lisa Taddeo (Three Women). View more details.

Lesley M.M. Blume “The Dawn of the Nuclear Age” Book Discussion [Updated Aug 24]:

Join Lesley M.M. Blume for the book discussion on “The Dawn of the Nuclear Age.” View more details.

Aaron Reynolds “Rescuing Mrs. Birdley” Author Talk:

Join for a virtual event with the hilarious Aaron Reynolds, author of “Rescuing Mrs. Birdley.” View more details.

Adam Wilson “Sensation Machines” Book Discussion:

Join Adam Wilson in conversation with Robin Wasserman discussing Wilson’s novel “Sensation Machines.” View more details.

Annik LaFarge “Chasing Chopin” Book Discussion:

Join Annik LaFarge, author of “Chasing Chopin,” in conversation with Desirée Mays, the resident nightly speaker for The Santa Fe Opera. View more details.

Linda Sue Park and Debbie Ridpath Ohi “Gurple and Preen” Book Discussion:

Join author Linda Sue Park and illustrator Debbie Ridpath Ohi in conversation about their new picture book, “Gurple and Preen: A Broken Crayon Cosmic Adventure.” View more details.

Richard Grant “The Deepest South of All” Book Discussion:

Join for a conversation with Greg Iles and bestselling travel writer Richard Grant, author of “The Deepest South of All.” View more details.

Jeff Benedict “The Dynasty” Virtual Book Launch:

Join for the virtual book launch for New York Times bestselling author Jeff Benedict’s new book, “The Dynasty.” View more details.

Cassandra Clare “The Lost Book of the White” Virtual Launch:

Celebrate “The Lost Book of the White” book launch with Cassandra Clare with special guest Holly Black! View more details.


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