Upcoming Ancestor Trouble events:
- August 8: Memoir Monday Reading Series, with Sari Botton, Edgar Gomez, Chloé Cooper Jones, and Tajja Isen, Powerhouse Books (In Person, Indoors). Brooklyn, 7PM EDT.
- August 30: City of Asylum Books, details to come (In Person). Pittsburgh.
- September 9: Brattleboro Literary Festival, details to come (Virtual).
- October 14-16: Southern Festival of Books, precise date and details to come (In Person). Nashville.
Previous Ancestor Trouble events:
- March 29: Book Launch, Conversation with Maaza Mengiste, Books Are Magic (In Person and Streaming, Covid protocols in effect). Brooklyn, 7 PM EDT. Sign up at ancestortrouble.eventbrite.com.
- March 30: Online Book Launch, Conversation with Alexander Chee, The Mark Twain House & Museum (Virtual). 7-8 PM EDT. Details here; register here.
- April 1: Memoir and Memory, Conversation with Liz Scheier, Square Books at Oxford Conference for the Book, Old Armory Pavilion (In Person, Outdoors). Oxford, 10:30 AM CDT.
- April 4: Conversation with Casey Cep, American Ancestors by New England Historic Genealogical Society, in Partnership with Porter Square Books (Virtual). 6-7 PM EDT. Details here; register here.
- April 5: Conversation with Honorée Fanonne Jeffers, Magic City Books (Virtual). 7 PM CDT.
- May 9: Franklin Park Reading Series, with Chloe Cooper Jones, Susan Shapiro, Edgar Gomez, Ian MacAllen, and Leah Goodridge, Franklin Park Bar (In Person, Indoors). Brooklyn, 8 PM EDT.
- June 2: Rally Reading Series, with Khadijah Queen, Alison Espach, and Shelly Oria, at Pete’s Candy Store (In Person, Indoors). Brooklyn, 8 PM.
- June 9: Echoes of the Past: A Conversation with Ann Leary, author of The Foundling, Center for Fiction (In Person, Indoors, Covid protocols in effect). Brooklyn, 7PM EDT.
- June 19: Deep Water Literary Festival: The Art of Memoir, with Hafizah Augustus Geter, Diana Goetsch, and Joyce Maynard (In Person, Indoors, Covid protocols in effect), Narrowsburg, New York, 1:30 – 2:30 PM EDT.
The photos above are from some of my favorite past events, with Maaza Mengiste, Alexander Chee, Garrard Conley, and Susan Orlean.