Book club members have been some of my most enthusiastic and careful readers. I’m thrilled to share my work with you, answer your questions and tell you some of the stories behind the stories. This is our spot, just for us. Here, we can chat:  If I’m nearby, I’ll come and visit your club. Otherwise, we can Skype, talk over the phone or email. Sometimes, I’ll send surprises or hold contests.

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upcoming events

Big Read: Wheeling, IL
Big Read: Wheeling, IL Oct 6th 7 p.m. Harper College, Wheeling IL

Sponsored by Indian Trails Public Library, I will be ALL over Wheeling for their Big Read of Into the Beautiful North. Details here.

Harper College, Wheeling IL
Oct 6th
7 p.m.
Cleveland State University
Cleveland State University Oct 9th 5 p.m. Cleveland, OH

As part of their Culture Crossing Speakers Series, I will talk books, border, immigration. Details here.

Cleveland, OH
Oct 9th
5 p.m.
Open Books celebration!
Open Books celebration! Oct 10th 4 p.m. Chicago, IL

Celebrating Open Books & its new West Loop location. Should be a fun event with me, Irvine Welsh, Aleksander Hemon & Rebecca Makkai narrating excerpts of our work alongside actors from Lookingglass Theater. Details here

Chicago, IL
Oct 10th
4 p.m.
Texas Book Festival
Texas Book Festival Oct 17th Austin, TX

Excited to return to the shindig! Details here.

Austin, TX
Oct 17th
Bakersfield College Cerro Author
Bakersfield College Cerro Author Oct 20th to Oct 21st Bakersfield, CA

Honored to be named the Cerro Author for Bakersfield College and have the opportunity to speak to the students and community there. A couple of different events are scheduled. Details here.

Bakersfield, CA
Oct 20th to Oct 21st