Online Reading Series

Pass your social isolation with the How Writers Write Online Reading Series!

Join us for live online readings, including a thoughtful discussion and audience QA.

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April 2020

Wednesday

April 1

8:00pm ET

AMY HARMON

Amy Harmon is a Wall Street JournalUSA Today, and New York Times Bestselling author. 

Date: Wednesday, April 1st, 2020

Time: 8:00 pm ET

Thursday

April 2

8:00pm ET

AMY Engel

Amy Engel is the author of The Roanoke Girls and The Book of Ivy series. A former criminal defense attorney, she lives in Missouri with her family.

“Amy Engel discusses The Familiar Dark.”

Date:  Thursday, April 2nd, 2020

Time: 8:00 pm ET

Monday

April 6

8:00pm ET

Lisa See

Lisa See is the New York Times bestselling author of The Tea Girl of Hummingbird LaneSnow Flower and the Secret FanPeony in LoveShanghai GirlsChina Dolls, and Dreams of Joy, which debuted at #1.

Date:  Monday, April 6th, 2020

Time: 8:00 pm ET

Tuesday

April 7

8:00pm ET

Honor Moore

Honor Moore’s newest book, Our Revolution: A Mother and Daughter at Midcentury, will be published on March 10. Moore’s previous memoir, The Bishop’s Daughter, was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award Her work has appeared in The New Yorker, The Paris Review, The American Scholar, and many other journals and anthologies

Date:  Tuesday, April 7th, 2020

Time: 8:00 pm ET

Wednesday

April 8

8:00pm ET

Zack Jordan

Zack Jordan is a compulsive learner and creator who has worked on projects for FEMA, the U.S. Army, and the Department of Defense, was a designer on several video games including World of Tanks and the F.E.A.R. series, and has released his own indie games and music albums under the name U.S. Killbotics. His debut novel, The Last Human, was published on March 24 by Del Rey. 

Date:  Wednesday, April 8th, 2020

Time: 8:00 pm ET

Thursday

April 9

8:00pm ET

L. Penelope

L. Penelope has been writing since she could hold a pen and loves getting lost in the worlds in her head. She is an award-winning fantasy and paranormal romance author. She lives in Maryland with her husband and their furry dependents.

L. Penelope will be in conversation with Cerece Rennie Murphy

Date:  Thursday, April 9th, 2020

Time: 8:00 pm ET

Monday

April 13

8:00pm ET

Emily Skrutskie

Emily Skrutskie was born in Massachusetts, raised in Virginia, and forged in the mountains above Boulder, Colorado. She attended Cornell University and now lives and works in Los Angeles. Skrutskie is the author of Hullmetal GirlsThe Abyss Surrounds Us, and The Edge of the Abyss.

Date:  Monday, April 13th, 2020

Time: 8:00 pm ET

Wednesday

April 15

8:00pm ET

Katherine Whitney & Leila Emery

Katherine Whitney is a writer and museum consultant living in Berkeley, CA. Her 2005 essay “Iranian Revelation” was published in Because I Said So: 33 Mothers Write About Children, Sex, Men, Aging, Faith, Race and Themselves.

Leila Emery’s work has appeared in Michigan Quarterly Review, Parentheses Journal, Matter, and Lines + Stars. Her poem “How Do You Say That in Farsi?” was nominated for Sundress Publication’s Best of the Net anthology. 

Date:  Wednesday, April 15th, 2020

Time: 8:00 pm ET

Thursday

April 16

8:00pm ET

Jean Davis

Jean Davis is a writer of Speculative Fiction. Wife and Mother. Lover of crafts, gardening, craft beer, chickens, terriers, and books.

Date:  Thursday, April 16th, 2020

Time: 8:00 pm ET

Monday

April 20

8:00pm ET

Brian Freeman

Brian Freeman is a New York Times bestselling author of psychological thrillers, including the Jonathan Stride and Frost Easton series. His books have been sold in 46 countries and 22 languages.

Brian will read the prologue from the next Jonathan Stride novel, FUNERAL FOR A FRIEND.

Date:  Monday, April 20th, 2020

Time: 8:00 pm ET

Wednesday

April 22

8:00pm ET

Carmen Boullosa

Carmen Boullosa is one of Mexico’s leading novelists, poets and playwrights. The prolific author, who has had literally scores of books, essays and dissertations written about her work, has been lauded by critics on several continents. 

Carmen will read from her new novel,THE BOOK OF ANNA. Please visit Brazos to purchase your copy.

Date:  Wednesday, April 22th, 2020

Time: 8:00 pm ET

Tuesday

April 28

8:00pm ET

Sahar Mustafah

Sahar Mustafah is the daughter of Palestinian immigrants, an inheritance she explores in her fiction. Her first novel The Beauty of Your Face is out now from W.W. Norton, and her short story collection Code of the West was the winner of the 2016 Willow Books Fiction Award. Her stories have earned a Distinguished Story citation from Best American Short Stories 2016, First Place in Fiction from the Guild Literary Complex of Chicago, and three Pushcart Prize nominations, among other honors.  

Sahar will be reading from and discussing her first novel, The Beauty of Your Face

Date:  Tuesday, April 28th, 2020

Time: 8:00 pm ET

thursday

April 30

8:00pm ET

Michael Rips

Michael Rips is the author of The Golden Flea, Pasquale’s Nose, and The Face of a Naked Lady. He is the executive director of the Art Students League of New York and lives in the Chelsea Hotel in New York City.

 

Michael will read from his new novel, The Golden Flea.

Date:  Thursday, April 30th, 2020

Time: 8:00 pm ET

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