Presenter of the National Book Awards

Events Calendar

Looking for an upcoming literary event in your area? Check out this list of author readings, literature festivals, and other events all over the country featuring past and present National Book Award Winners, Finalists, and Judges, and 5 Under 35 honorees.

February, 2014

February 12
SOLD OUT
Alice McDermott
Eat, Drink & Be Literary: Dinner & a Reading at BAMcafe
6:30pm
Moderated by Deborah Treisman
BAMcafé (Lepercq Space)
bam.org

February 22
Nationally acclaimed authors Nicole Helget and Matt Rasmussen
will read from their latest works
7 p.m. on Saturday, Feb 22 at the
Arts Center of Saint Peter
St. Peter, MN

February 26
SOLD OUT
Jeffrey Eugenides
Eat, Drink & Be Literary: Dinner & a Reading at BAMcafe
6:30pm
Moderated by Ben Greenman
BAMcafé (Lepercq Space)
bam.org

 

March, 2014

March 12 - 23, 2014
Tennessee Williams
New Orleans Literary Festival
Featuring authors including: Dorothy Allison, Lorrie Moore, Justin Torres, Jesmyn Ward
tennesseewilliams.net

March 19
Francine Prose
7:30 p.m.
Thomas Great Hall, Bryn Mawr College
Francine Prose is the author of 16 books of fiction, including Blue Angel, a finalist for the National Book Award. Her nonfiction books include Anne Frank: The Book, The Life, The Afterlife and the New York Times bestseller Reading Like a Writer.

March 22
George Packer
Writing Toward a Sustainable Community
George Packer on The Unwinding
Perfoming Arts Center at Napa Valley College, CA
napawritersconference.org

April, 2014

April 21
Joyce Carol Oates
Fayetteville Town Center
University of Arkansas Programs in Creative Writing and Translation Distinguished Readers Series
Free and open to the public
newswire.uark.edu

May, 2014

May 15, 2014
Nathaniel Philbrick
Author Lunch
Details TBA
Lancaster, PA