List of Upcoming Author Events in October 2020 [Updated Oct 19, 2020]

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

Matthew McConaughey “GREENLIGHTS” Book Discussion:

Join Academy Award®–winning actor Matthew McConaughey for a live virtual event to discuss his new book, GREENLIGHTS, with Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson. View more details.

Terry Brooks “The Last Druid” Book Discussion:

Terry Brooks discusses his newest book and the riveting conclusion to the entire Shannara saga, “The Last Druid.” View more details.

Jeff Kinney “The Deep End (Diary of a Wimpy Kid Series #15)” Book Discussion:

Jeff Kinney joins for a live studio tour and to discuss the newest book in his Wimpy Kid series, “The Deep End.” View more details.

Lindy West “$hit, Actually” Book Discussion:

Lindy West discusses her newest book “S-it, Actually: The Definitive, 100% Objective Guide to Modern Cinema.” View more details.

Rumaan Alam “Leave the World Behind” Book Discussion:

Rumaan Alam discusses his new novel “Leave the World Behind.” View more details.

Signe Pike “The Forgotten Kingdom” Author Talk [Oct 12, 2020]:

Join local author, Signe Pike for a virtual book release of “The Forgotten Kingdom.” View more details.

Pete Beatty “Cuyahoga” Book Discussion [Updated Oct 12, 2020]:

Pete Beatty talks about his debut novel, “Cuyahoga.” View more details.

Jonathan Alter “His Very Best” Book Discussion [Updated Oct 12, 2020]:

Jonathan Alter will discuss his book, “His Very Best.” View more details.

David Byrne and Maira Kalman “American Utopia” Book Discussion:

David Byrne and Maira Kalman will discuss “American Utopia.” View more details.

Aiden Thomas “Cemetery Boys” Book Discussion:

Aiden Thomas discusses his new novel “Cemetery Boys.” View more details.

Alice Hoffman “Magic Lessons” Author Talk [Oct 19, 2020]:

Hoffman will discuss her new novel, “Magic Lessons: The Prequel to Practical Magic.” View more details.

Rebecca Roanhorse “Black Sun” Book Discussion [Oct 19, 2020]:

Roanhoarse will discuss her novel, “Black Sun.” View more details.

Snack & Read LIVE with Simon Kids on Facebook [Updated Oct 19, 2020]:

Sit down with your kids and a snack, and tune in to watch Kelly Leigh Miller read aloud from her book I Love My Fangs! and do a simple, fun at-home activity on Facebook Live. View more details.

Maggie Smith “Keep Moving” Book Discussion [Oct 19, 2020]:

Maggie Smith will discuss “Keep Moving.” View more details.

Jennifer De Leon “Don’t Ask Me Where I’m From” Book Discussion [Oct 19, 2020]:

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

Jeff Benedict “The Dynasty” Book Signing [Oct 2020]:

Join for socially distanced, outdoor book signing with bestselling author Jeff Benedict for his new book “The Dynasty.” View more details.

Rebecca Roanhorse and Stephen Graham Jones in Conversation [Updated Oct 19, 2020]:

Bestselling authors Rebecca Roanhorse and Stephen Graham Jones are coming in conversation. Roanhorse will discuss her new novel, Black Sun. Jones will discuss his new novel, The Only Good Indians. View more details.

Peggy Panosh and Susie Arons “Billions of Besties” Book Discussion:

Join for a virtual event with Susie Arons and Peggy Panosh, co-authors of “Billions of Besties.” View more details.

Angie Bullaro “Breaking the Ice” Book Discussion:

Join Angie Bullaro to celebrate the launch of “Breaking the Ice,” the inspiring true story of Manon Rhéaume, the first and only woman to play a game in the National Hockey League. View more details.

Cynthia Kadohata “Saucy” Book Discussion:

Cynthia Kadohata will discuss Kadohata’s new book, “Saucy.” View more details.

Christina Lauren “In A Holidaze” Author Talk:

Bestselling romance author duo Christina Lauren will join to celebrate the release of their charming new holiday romance. View more details.

Tiffany Shlain “24/6” Book Discussion:

Join for a virtual event in celebration of the paperback release of Tiffany Shlain’s “24/6.” View more details.

Katherine Cobbs “Tequila and Tacos” Author Talk:

Join for a virtual event with Katherine Cobbs. Cobbs is the author of “Tequila and Tacos: A Guide to Spirited Pairings.” View more details.

Stu Gibbs “Spy School Revolution” Book Discussion:

Join for a virtual event with bestselling author Stu Gibbs as he discusses his latest “Spy School Revolution.” View more details.

Tony Hillery “Harlem Grown” Author Talk:

Author & activist Tony Hillery discusses his book, “Harlem Grown.” View more details.

Ellen Carol DuBois “Suffrage” Author Talk:

Join for a virtual event with Ellen Carol DuBois as she discusses her new book, “Suffrage: Women’s Long Battle for the Vote.” View more details.


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