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Author Events in June

Summer is coming and our authors have some hot events coming up in June. Hope you can make it to some of them.

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June 1: Sami Schalk will read from her new book Bodyminds Reimagined at Big Idea Bookstore.
7:30pm, 4812 Liberty Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15224

June 1: Gay Priori author Libby Adler will read and sign copies of her book at Porter Square Books.
6:30pm, 25 White St., Cambridge, MA 02140

June 2: Landscapes of Power author Dana Powell will participate in a panel on “Land and Power” at the Western People’s Convention.
6:00pm, Dilkon Southwest Fairgrounds, 35°23’04.1″N 110°18’28.7″W, Dilkon, AZ 86047

June 2: See David Grubbs perform and read from his new book Now that the audience is assembled at the KMAC Museum.
3:30pm, 715 W Main St., Louisville, KY 40202Gay Priori

June 6: The Museum of Russian Art will host a talk and an exhibition of William Brumfield’s work from his book Architecture at the End of the Earth. The exhibition runs through June 10.
6:00pm, 5500 Stevens Ave S., Minneapolis, MN 55419

June 14: Catch From Washington to Moscow author Louis Sell discuss his book at the Louisville Free Public Library.
7:00pm, 301 York St, Louisville, Kentucky 40203

June 14: The Graham Foundation will host an in-conversation with In the Wake author Christina Sharpe and Torkwase Dyson.
6:00pm, 4 West Burton Place, Chicago, IL 60610

June 14: Yvonne Welbon will discuss and sign her book Sisters in the Life  at the opening night of the Black Lesbian Archives Exhibit at Affinity.
6:00pm, Affinity Community Services, 2850 S. Wabash, suite #108, Chicago, IL

June 20: See Susan Murray discuss and sign copies of her latest book Bright Signals at 92nd Street Y.
12:00pm, (between 91st & 92nd street) 1395 Lexington Ave., New York, NY 10128

June 21: Life and Death on the New York Dance Floor author Tim Lawrence will give a keynote the University of Sussex’s Disco! An Interdisciplinary Conference
9:30am, Gardner Centre Road, Brighton, East Sussex BN1 9RA

Author events in May

978-0-8223-7117-5As the semester winds down, we hope you’ll have more time to attend one of our author events. You have multiple chances around the US to see Melanie Morrison discuss her book Murder on Shades Mountain this month, and UK audiences can catch Sara Ahmed several times in May.

May 1: Jane Lazarre will discuss her recent book The Communist and the Communist′s Daughter at the NYU Tamiment Library.
4:30pm, 70 Washington Square South, 10th Floor, New York, NY 10012

May 1: Living a Feminist Life author Sara Ahmed will participate in a panel discussion at University of Cambridge.
4:00pm, Mill Lane Lecture Theatres, 8 Mill Lane, CB2 1RW. Cambridge, UK

Abject PerformancesMay 3: Brown University‘s Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in America will host a book launch for Leticia Alvarado’s Abject Performances.
2:00 pm, Nicholson House, 96 Waterman Street, Providence, RI 02912

May 3: Rwandan Women Rising author Swanee Hunt will speak at Harvard University’s Spring Women’s Leadership Meeting.
12:30 pm, 5th Floor, Taubman Building, Harvard Kennedy School, 79 John F. Kennedy Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

May 3: The Durham County Library and the Hayti Heritage Center will host a reading by Melanie Morrison of her new book Murder on Shades Mountain
7:00 pm, Great Hall, 804 Old Fayetteville St., Durham, NC 27701

May 8: Scuppernong Books will host a reading and book signing for Melanie Morrison’s new book Murder on Shades Mountain.
7:00 pm, 304 South Elm St., Greensboro, NC 27401

May 8: Chinese Surplus author Ari Larissa Heinrich will have a book launch at UC San Diego’s Cross Cultural Center.
3:00 pm, 9500 Gilman Dr, La Jolla, CA 92093

Living a Feminist LifeMay 9: See Living a Feminist Life author Sara Ahmed lecture at University of Hull.
5:00 pm, Cottingham Rd, Hull HU6 7RX, UK

May 10: Get your copy of Alexis Pauline Gumbs’s M Archive at the Philadelphia Contemporary’s Stellar Mass.
6:30 pm, Iron Gate Theater, 3700 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104

May 10: The University of Sheffield will also host a public lecture with Living a Feminist Life author Sara Ahmed.
5:30 pm, Lecture Theatre 1, The Diamond, 32 Leavygreave Road, Sheffield, S3 7R, UK

May 11: Don’t miss Sara Ahmed give a lecture at the University of Leeds.
5:00 pm, Conference Auditorium 1, Willow Terrace Road, Leeds, LS2 9DA, UK

May 14: Catch Murder on Shades Mountain author Melanie Morrison in DC when she has a reading at Busboys and Poets.
7:00 pm, Langston Room, 2021 14th St NW, Washington, DC 20009

May 16: Living a Feminist Life author Sara Ahmed will give the qUCL Annual Lecture at the University College London.
6:00 pm, Darwin Lecture Theatre, Gower Street, London, WC1E 6XA, UK

May 16: The Willard Library will co-sponsor a book talk with Melanie Morrison at First Congregational Church.
6:30 pm, 145 Capitol Avenue, Battle Creek, MI

May 17: McNally Jackson bookstore in New York City hosts David Grubbs, author of Now that the audience is assembled.
7:00 pm, 52 Prince Street, New YorkNY 10012

May 19: Lauren Pond will present her photography book Test of Faith at The Seminary Co-op Bookstore.
3:00 pm, 5751 S Woodlawn Ave.,Chicago, IL 60637

May 23: Jessica Johnson will discuss her book Biblical Porn at Elliott Bay Book Company.
7:00 pm, 1521 Tenth Ave., Seattle, WA 98122

May 31: Books Inc. will host a book reading with Murder on Shades Mountain author Melanie Morrison.
7:00 pm, 1491 Shattuck Ave., Berkeley, CA 94709

Author Events in April

April is a busy month for our authors. They’ll be speaking about their books around the US and we hope you can catch them at one of these great events.978-0-8223-7070-3

April 4: See The Rest of It author Martin Duberman reading from his new book at Book Culture.
7:00pm, 536 W 112th St., New YorkNY 10025

April 5: Brilliant Imperfection author Eli Clare will give a keynote at the White Privilege Conference.
8:00pm, Amway Grand Plaza Hotel, 187 Monroe Avenue NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503

April 5: Melanie S. Morrison will also be at the White Privilege Conference. She’ll be signing copies of her new book Murder on Shades Mountain at a Meet the Speakers panel and reception.
7:00pm, Amway Grand Plaza Hotel, 187 Monroe Avenue NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503

April 9: Vanderbilt University will host a lecture and book signing for Murder on Shades Mountain author Melanie S. Morrison.
4:30pm, Buttrick Hall, Room 102, 390 24th Avenue S., Nashville, TN 37212

April 12: The CUNY Graduate Center will host a talk with Lauren Berlant and Kathleen Stewart on their collaboration The Hundreds, forthcoming January 2019.
6:30pm, 1218: Segal Theatre, 365 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10016

April 12: Murder on Shades Mountain author Melanie Morrison will read from her book at East Lansing Public Library.
6:00pm, 950 Abbot Rd., East Lansing, MI 48823

April 13: Seminary Co-op Bookstore will host an event with Now that the audience is assembled author David Grubbs.
6:00pm, 5751 S Woodlawn, Chicago, IL 60637

978-0-8223-7147-2April 14: Listen to David Grubbs play guitar and also read from his new book Now that the audience is assembled at Corbett vs. Dempsey.
3:00pm, 1120 N. Ashland Avenue, 3rd Floor, Chicago, IL 60622

April 15: The Poughkeepsie American Association of University Women will host a tea with The Communist and the Communist’s Daughter author Jane Lazarre.
2:30pm, The Links at Union Vale, 153 North Parliman Rd., LaGrangeville, NY 12540

April 15: Catch Melanie S. Morrison talk about her book Murder on Shades Mountain at the Salus Center.
1:30pm, 624 E Michigan Ave., Lansing, MI 48912

April 18: Now that the audience is assembled author David Grubbs will perform and sign copies of his book at Rhizome DC.
9:00pm, 6950 Maple St NW, Washington DC 20012

April 19: The Red Room will host another reading/performance with David Grubbs.
TBD, 425 East 31st Street, Baltimore, MD 21218

April 22: Sunday morning Murder on Shades Mountain author Melanie S. Morrison will talk at First Congregational Church.
11:00am, 1024 Center Street North, Birmingham, AL 35204

April 24: Melanie S. Morrison will talk about her book Murder on Shades Mountain at the Avondale Library as apart of their “Birmingham Bound” Series.
6:00pm, 509 40th Street S., Birmingham, AL 35222

April 26: Catch Grateful Nation author Ellen Moore talk about her book at University of Berkeley’s Social Research Library.
4:00pm, 227 Haviland Path #6000, Berkeley, CA 94720

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April 26: Get your signed copy of Murder on Shades Mountain when Melanie S. Morrison talks at Birmingham-Southern College.
11:00am, Harbert Bldg Auditorium, 900 Arkadelphia Rd., Birmingham, AL 35254

April 26: Rutgers University will host a book launch event for Jasbir Puar’s The Right to Maim.
4:00pm, Ruth Dill Johnson Crockett Bldg, 162 Ryders Lane, New Brunswick, NJ 08901

April 29: Circle of Mercy hosts Melanie S. Morrison, who will give a sermon and sign copies of Murder on Shades Mountain.
5:00pm, 15 Overbrook Pl, Asheville, NC 28805

Catch our Authors at Events in March

You’ve got some great opportunities to catch our authors at events this month. Hope you can attend one!

978-0-8223-6953-0March 1: Black and Blur author Fred Moten will participate in a poetry reading at New York University alongside Ana Božičević.
7:00pm, Lillian Vernon Creative Writers House, 58 W. 10th Street, New York, NY 10011

March 1: See Kyla Schuller give a talk on her book The Biopolitics of Feeling at University of California, Davis.
12:00pm, Hart Hall, 301 Shields Ave, Davis, CA 95616

March 3: Join Tina Campt and Brian Wallis for a conversation about her book Listening to Images at The Walther Collection Project Space.
2:00pm, 526 West 26th St., Suite 718 NYC 10001

March 7: Rwandan Women Rising author Ambassador Swanee Hunt will give the Lowell Lecture at the Harvard Extension School.
7:00pm, Emerson Hall 105, 25 Quincy St., Cambridge, MA 02138

March 7: Tufts University will host a talk with Chinese Surplus author Ari Heinrich.
4:30pm, Fung House, 48 Professors Row, Medford, MA 02155

March 8: Grateful Nation author Ellen Moore will speak at the University of California, Berkeley.
4:00pm, 2538 Channing Way, Berkeley, CA 94720

March 9: Living a Feminist Life author Sara Ahmed will give a lecture at Cambridge University.
5:15pm, McCrum Lecture Theatre, Corpus Christi College, Bene’t’ Street, CB2 1RH, UK

978-0-8223-7084-0March 9: Catch Alexis Pauline Gumbs at Charis Books and get your signed copy of M Archive.
7:30pm, 1189 Euclid Ave NE, Atlanta, Georgia 30307

March 14: Moon Palace Books will give you another chance see Alexis Pauline Gumbs again and hear her reading from M Archive.
6:30pm, 3032 Minnehaha Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55406

March 16: Spend an evening with Vibrator Nation author Lynn Comella at Good For Her.
6:30pm, 175 Harbord Street, Toronto, ON M5S 1H3

March 20: Temple University will host a talk with Lynn Comella on Vibrator Nation.
12:30pm,  Anderson Hall, 1835 N. 12th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19122

March 20: Catch the Penn Book Center discussion of Vibrator Nation with author Lynn Comella.
6:00pm, 130 S. 34th Street, PhiladelphiaPA 19104-6304

March 21: Everyday Conversions author Attiya Ahmad will speak at Duke University’s John Hope Franklin Center.
12:00pm, Conference Hall, Room 240, 2204 Erwin Rd.,Durham, NC 27701

March 21: Martin Duberman discusses his new memoir The Rest of It with Larry Mass at the Bureau of General Services, Queer Division.
7:00pm, 208 West 13th Street, Room 210, New York, NY, 10011

March 24: Eben Kirksey, editor of The Multispecies Salon, joins artist Patricia Piccinini in conversation with Elizabeth Finkel, editor-in-chief of COSMOS magazine as part of the World Science Festival Brisbane.
1:30pm, River Room, Queensland Gallery of Art | Gallery of Modern Art, Stanley Place, Cultural Precinct, South Bank, Brisbane, Queensland 4101, Australia

March 25: Good Vibrations in Brookline will host a reading with Vibrator Nation author Lynn Comella.
1:00pm, 308 Harvard St. A, Brookline, MA 02446

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March 26: Enjoy happy hour hosted by Good Vibrations in Harvard Square with Lynn Comella and get you signed copy of her book Vibrator Nation.
6:30pm, 52 John F. Kennedy St, Cambridge, MA 02138

March 28: See Lynn Comella talk again at the Center for Sexual Health and Pleasure about Vibrator Nation.
7:00pm, 250 Main St #1 Pawtucket, RI 02860

March 29: Babeland and Strand Books will host a conversation with Vibrator Nation author Lynn Comella and Julie Scelfo.
7:00pm, 828 Broadway, New York City, NY 10003

Lynn Comella’s Spring Tour for Vibrator Nation

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Lynn Comella is back on the road headed to a city near you. Hope you can catch her at one of these great events.

Also, be sure to check out the review of Vibrator Nation in the New York Times Book Review.

Reading and Discussion
February 14, 4:30pm
University of Nevada, Las Vegas’s Sex Week
Student Union Green Room
4505 S. Maryland Pkwy., Las Vegas, NV 89154

Reading and Discussion
Lynn Comella in-conversation with Cyndi Darnell
February 21, 7:00 pm
The Melba Spiegeltent
35 Johnston St. Collingwood, Melbourne, Australia

Reading and Discussion
February 27, 7:00 pm
Max Black Adult Boutique
1/264 King St., Newtown, Sydney, Australia

Vibrators and Vino
March 16, 7:00 pm
Good For Her
175 Harbord St., Toronto, Canada M5S 1H3

Lecture
March 20, 12:30 pm
Temple University, Anderson Hall
1835 N. 12th St., Philadelphia, PA 19122

Lecture
March 22, 4:00 pm
Department of Communication
University of Massachusetts, Amherst
650 N. Pleasant St., Amherst, MA 01003-1100

Reading and Discussion
March 23, 8:00 pm
Oh My Sensuality Shop
122 Main St., Northampton, MA 01060

Reading and Discussion
March 25, 1:00 pm
Good Vibrations Brookline
308 Harvard St. A, Brookline, MA 02446

Reading and Discussion
March 26, 6:30 pm
Good Vibrations Harvard Square
52 JFK St., Cambridge, MA 02138

Lecture
March 27, 5:00 pm
University of Massachusetts, Lowell
61 Wilder St., Lowell, MA 01854

Reading and Discussion
March 28, 7:00 pm
Center for Sexual Health and Pleasure
250 Main St. #1, Pawtucket, RI 02860

Reading and Discussion
with author Julie Scelfo
March 29, 7:00 pm
The Rare Book Room at Strand Bookstore
828 Broadway, NYC 10003

Reading and Discussion
April 4, 3:00 pm
LGBTQ Affairs
University of Florida
Reitz Union Room 2210, Gainesville, FL

Author events in February

Several of our authors and editors have events and talks in February. Hope you get a chance to see them in person this month.

978-0-8223-2566-6_prFebruary 6: M/E/A/N/I/N/G magazine was a collaboration between Susan Bee and Mira Schor, both painters with interests in writing and politics, and a community of
over 150 artists, art critics, historians, theorists, and poets. We published an anthology of writings from M/E/A/N/I/N/G in 2000. Pratt Institute Library features a display of the original issues along with photos, artwork, books, and ephemera from the 30-year run of the magazine from February through April. Join Mira Schor and Susan Bee for a dialogue at the launch of the exhibition.
6:00 pm, Pratt Institute Library, Brooklyn Campus, 200 Willoughby Avenue, Brooklyn NY 11205

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February 8: TSQ editor Susan Stryker will be speaking at Duke University on “What Transpires Now: Transgender History and the Future we need.”
5:30 pm, East Duke Parlors, 1304 Campus Drive, Durham, NC 27708

February 13: Our own Editorial Director, Ken Wissoker, will help young scholars make the transition From Dissertation to Book at Duke University.
4:00 pm, Franklin Humanities Institute at Duke University
Bays 4 & 5, Smith Warehouse, 114 S Buchanan Blvd, Durham, NC, 27701

Living a Feminist LifeFebruary 13: Sara Ahmed, author of Living a Feminist Life, lectures on “Complaint as Diversity Work” at UCLA.
3:00 pm, Ackerman Grand Ballroom, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90095 

February 15: Sara Ahmed continues her California tour at UC Davis, with a lecture on “Complaint: Diversity Work, Feminism, and Institutions “.
4:00 pm, Meeting Room D, Student Community Center, UC Davis, 397 Hutchison Dr., Davis, CA 95616

February 16: UC Berkeley gets a chance to hear Sara Ahmed. She’ll be speaking on “Queer Use” and meeting with graduate students.
4:00 pm, 112 Wurster Hall, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, 94720

February 16: East Side Freedom Library will host a conversation with Alexis Pauline Gumbs, author of Spill, and the forthcoming book M Archive.
7:00 pm, 1105 Greenbrier St, St Paul, MN 55106

February 21: Remnants author Rachel Harding will participate in a lecture series with Sonia Sanchez and Ruby Sales at the Stella Adler Studio.
7:00 pm, Ticketed Event, 31 West 27th Street, Floor 3, New York, NY 10001

978-0-8223-7053-6.jpgFebruary 21: David Grubbs will read from his forthcoming book Now that the audience is assembled at The New School’s Poetry Forum event.
TBD, Room 510, 66 West 12th Street, New York, NY 10011

February 27: The 2017-2018 Sexuality & Geopolitics Seminar Series at UCLA will feature Chinese Surplus author Ari Larissa Heinrich discussing “Chinese Bodies as Biological Surplus.”
5:30 pm, Humanities Building 348, 415 Portola Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90095

February 27: Sara Ahmed speaks on “Uses of Use: Diversity, Utility and the University” at CRASSH, Cambridge University.
7:15 pm, Cambridge University, Cambridge, United Kingdom

Author Events in January

Happy New Year! Several of our authors are out giving talks and holding book signings in January. Hope you get a chance to see them in person this month.

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January 4: If you’re attending the annual MLA convention in New York City, stop by Faces and Names to toast Bruce Robbins on the release of his book The Beneficiary. The bar is down the street from the conference hotel.
3:00pm, 159 West 54th Street (between 6th and 7th avenue) New York, NY 10019

January 4: See Lauren Pond at Gramercy Books and get your signed copy of her new photography book Test of Faith.
7:00pm, 2424 East Main Street, Bexley, OH 43209

January 14: Chop Suey Books will host a book party for Julietta Singh’s Unthinking Mastery at Babes of Carytown.
3:00pm, 3166 W Cary St, Richmond, VA 23221

January 23: Catch Jasbir Puar reading from her book The Right to Maim and then in conversation with Dana Seitler at Another Story Bookshop.
7:00pm, 315 Roncesvalles Ave, Toronto, Ontario M6R 2M6

Author Events in November

Many of our authors are out giving talks and holding book signings in November. Hope you get a chance to see them in person this month.

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November 2: Alex Hinton will speak about his recent book Man or Monster? The Trial of a Khmer Rouge Torturer at the USC Shoah Foundation.
4:00 pm, Social Sciences Building, Room 250, 3502 Trousdale Parkway, Los Angeles, CA 90089

November 3: The Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality at New York University will host a panel discussion for Jasbir Puar’s new book The Right to Maim.
5:00 pm, NYU, 19 West 4th Street, room 101, New York, NY 10003

November 6: Several Duke University Press authors are participating in the Duke on Gender Colloquium. The theme is “Marxism, Socialism, Feminism: A Transnational Conversation.” Catch Kristen Ghodsee, author of Red Hangover; Rebecca Karl, author of The Magic of Concepts; and Kathi Weeks, author of The Problem with Work; along with Lisa Disch and Anna Krylova.
3:00 pm, East Duke Parlors, 1304 Campus Drive, Durham, NC 27708

November 7: The War on Sex co-editor Trevor Hoppe will participate in a panel discussion at St. Francis College on the criminalization of sex.
11:10 am, Room 3212, 180 Remsen St, Brooklyn, NY 11201

November 13: Mikael Wolfe will discuss his new book Watering the Revolution at the University of Oregon.
3:30 pm, Erb Memorial Union (EMU), Spruce Room, 1395 University Street, Eugene, OR 97403

November 13: Vibrator Nation author Lynn Comella will lecture at the University of Michigan on “Sex Toys and Social Entrepreneurship.”
4:00 pm, 204 State St., Ann Arbor, MI 48109

November 14:  The Sarasota Museum of Art will host Susan Cahan in a talk about her book Mounting Frustration.
5:30 pm, TICKETED EVENT, The Works, 891 South Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, FL 34236

November 14: Get a signed copy of Vibrator Nation when Lynn Comella visits Literati Bookstore in Ann Arbor.
7:30 pm, 124 E. Washington, Ann Arbor, MI 48104

978-0-8223-7034-5November 16: Lauren Pond comes to Duke University to launch her new book Test of Faith, the eighth winner of the Center for Documentary Studies/Honickman First Book Prize.
5:30 pm, Rubenstein Library Holsti-Anderson Family Assembly Room 153, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708

November 16: David F. Garcia will talk at Howard University about his book, Listening for Africa.
12:30 pm, Childers Recital Hall, Room 3001, 2455 Sixth Street NW, Washington, DC 20059

art1November 16: If you’re in Baltimore, stop by Sugar and see Vibrator Nation author Lynn Comella, and get a signed copy.
6:30 pm, 927 W. 36th St., Baltimore, MD 21211

November 17:  Lynn Comella continues her tour, stopping at The Potter’s House to discuss her book Vibrator Nation.
6:30 pm, 1658 Columbia Rd. NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20009

November 18: If you missed Lynn Comella in DC, no problem, see her at Lotus Blooms in Virginia, and get your copy of Vibrator Nation.
8:30pm, 1017 King St., Alexandria, VA 22314

November 20: University of Chicago will host a New Book Salon for Kaushik Sunder Rajan’s book Pharmocracy at Seminary Co-op bookstore.
6:00 pm, 5751 South Woodlawn Ave., Chicago, IL, 60637

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November 20: Listening to Images author Tina Campt will give a talk at New York University’s Center for the Study of Gender & Sexuality.
6:00 pm, 285 Mercer St, New York, NY 10003

November 28: Scuppernong Books will host a reading of Lending Power with author Howard E. Covington Jr.
7:00 pm, 304 S Elm St, Greensboro, NC 27401

November 28: Sally Price, co-author of Saamaka Dreaming, will give a talk entitled “One Tradition, Two Stories: An Art Historical/Anthropological Dilemma” at Johns Hopkins University.
6:30 pm, 210 Hodson Hall, Homewood Campus, Baltimore, MD 21218

November 29: Louise Meintjes will talk about her new book Dust of the Zulu at Book Culture.
7:00 pm, 536 W 112th St., New York, NY 10025

Author Events Coming Up in October

From London to San Francisco, October is packed with great author events, including several California appearances by Lynn Comella, author of Vibrator Nation. Not on the West Coast? Check out her other upcoming tour dates.

Lending PowerOctober 4: Howard Covington is joined by Self-Help Credit Union founder Martin Eakes at Durham’s The Regulator Bookshop for a discussion of Covington’s new book Lending Power: How Self-Help Credit Union Turned Small-Time Loans into Big-Time Change.
7:00 pm, 720 Ninth Street, Durham, NC 27705

October 5: Catch Lynn Comella discussing her book Vibrator Nation with sex educator Tristan Taormino at The Pleasure Chest.
8:00 pm, 7733 Santa Monica Blvd.,West Hollywood, CA 90046

October 7: Too Young for What? Celebrate the creativity of Jean-Michel Basquiat at London’s Barbican along with with Tim Lawrence, author of Life and Death on the New York Dance Floor, 1980-1983. He’ll curate a program of short films evocative of the fertile, renegade spirit of New York culture in the late 70s and early 80s.
Barbican Centre, Silk St, London EC2Y 8DS

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October 8: The San Francisco Litquake Festival will host a discussion of Vibrator Nation with author Lynn Comella and Dr. Carol Queen.
6:00 pm, The Center for Sex and Culture, 1349 Mission, San Francisco, CA 94103

October 12: Catch Howard Covington, author of Lending Power, at Greensboro’s Scuppernong Books.
7:00 pm, 304 S. Elm St., GreensboroNC 27401

October 13: See South of Pico author, Kellie Jones, at the Tate Modern for day-long conference on Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power exhibition.
10:30 am, Starr Cinema, Bankside, London SE1 9TG

October 14: Reina Lewis will discuss “Modest Fashion in a Modern World” and her book, Muslim Fashion, at The Nook for the Cheltenham Literature Festival.
1:00 pm, Montpellier Gardens, Cheltenham, GL50 1UL

October 17: I Love My Selfie author Ilan Stavans will host a screening of Federico Fellini’s 8 1/2 at Amherst Cinema.
7:00 pm, 28 Amity St., Amherst, MA

October 17: With the The Click! Photography Festival happening this month, The Regulator Bookshop will host Julie J. Thomson, editor of Begin to See, discussing the photographers of Black Mountain College.
7:00pm, 720 Ninth Street, Durham, NC 27705

October 18: Living a Feminist Life author Sara Ahmed will give a talk at the University of North Carolina-Greensboro.978-0-8223-6319-4
4:30 pm, EUC Maple Room, 1400 Spring Garden Street, Greensboro, NC 27402

October 19: Michael Gillespie will introduce a screening of Deep Cover at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, a film he discusses in his book Film Blackness.
7:00 pm, 30 Lafayette Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11217

October 21: Another chance to see lively discussion with Lynn Comella on her book, Vibrator Nation, at Babeland Seattle.
7:00pm, 707 E. Pike Street, Seattle, WA 98122

October 26: Get your copy of Vibrator Nation signed at Lynn Comella’s talk at The Gallery Bookshop.
6:30 pm, 319 Kasten Street, Mendocino, CA 95460

October 28: Good Vibrations in Palo Alto will host Lynn Comella where she’ll talk about her book Vibrator Nation.
4:00 pm, 534 Ramona Street, Palo Alto, CA 94301

October 29: Oakland fans have a chance to see Lynn Comella discuss Vibrator Nation at their Good Vibrations location.
3:00 pm, 3219 Lakeshore Ave, Oakland, CA 94610

Author Events in September

As we head into fall, our authors are back on the road with some great talks and readings around the country. Hope you can make it to one of these events.

The Look of a WomanSeptember 5: The Look of a Woman author Eric Plemons will talk about his book at Duke University’s East Duke Parlors.
5:00 pm, 1304 Campus Drive, Durham, NC 27708

September 15: Lynn Comella, author of Vibrator Nation, gives the keynote address at CatalystCon in Los Angeles, as well as speaking on a panel about her book.

September 18: Israel⁄Palestine and the Queer International author Sarah Schulman will be at Verso Books to participate in a Writer’s Talk hosted by Adalah-NY.
7:00 pm, 20 Jay Street, Suite 1010, Brooklyn, New York 11201

art1September 22: Lynn Comella discusses her book Vibrator Nation at Self Serve Toys in Albuquerque.
8:30 pm, 3904B Central Avenue, SE, Albuquerque, NM 87108

September 23: The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts will host a talk with Kellie Jones on her book South of Pico.
2:00pm, 128 North Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102

September 26: See South of Pico author Kellie Jones again, in conversation with Farah Jasmine Griffin at Columbia University’s Lenfest Center for the Arts.
12:00 pm, 615 W. 129 Street, New York, NY 10027 The Lanternsouth-of-pico

September 26: Jane Lazarre will be at Book Culture to discuss her latest memoir The Communist and the Communist’s Daughter. The event is co-sponsored by Harper’s Magazine.
7:00 pm, 450 Columbus Avenue, New York, NY 10024

September 28: Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art will host a lecture with Kellie Jones on her book South of Pico.
6:00 pm, 600 Main Street, Hartford, CT 06103

September 28: Lynn Comella will read from and discuss her book Vibrator Nation at The Writer’s Block in Las Vegas. Check back here at the blog later this month for a post on Comella’s nationwide tour.
7:00 pm, 1020 Fremont St #100, Las Vegas, NV 89101