Upcoming Public Events

Past Events


The Business of Writing: Featuring Dina Nayeri, Rumaan Alam, and Boris Fishman
Periplus Collective (online)

“Homelands and Diasporas: Russian Jews on Three Continents” at Dartmouth College (online)


Book YaYa (online)

Center for Brooklyn History (online)
Brooklyn, NY

Gastro Jews Food Series (online)
Jewish Federation of Greater Charlotte
Charlotte, NC


“Let’s Talk”: Book Series + Cooking Demo (online)
The Shalhevet Institute
Los Angeles, CA

Author Panel at Sonoma County Writers Camp (online)
Sebastopol, CA

92nd Street Y
In conversation with Darra Goldstein (“Beyond the North Wind: Russia in Recipes and Lore”) (online)
1395 Lexington Ave. (at 92 St.)
New York, NY

2nd Wind Reading Series (online)
The University of Montana
Missoula, MT

Miami Book Fair’s Miami Writers Institute
The Art and Craft of Memoir: An Online Workshop (online)
Register: miamibookfair.com

Miami Book Fair’s Miami Writers Institute
Reading & Craft Talk: 10 Things That Make Great Memoirs Great (online)
Register: miamibookfair.com

Ruth Keeler Memorial Library (online)
(North Salem, NY)

Adas Israel Congregation (Washington, DC) and Congregation Beth El (online)
Bethesda, MD

The Great Big Jewish Food Fest (online)
Full schedule here.

Stroum Jewish Community Center
3801 East Mercer Way
Mercer Island, WA

Temple Sinai (online)
210 Wilson Ave.
Toronto, ON

Mint Theater
Chekhov/Tolstoy Love Stories: A Conversation After the Performance
410 West 42nd St.
New York, NY

The Jewish Federation in the Heart of NJ
The Hebrew Academy
22 School Rd.
Marlboro, NJ


Miami Book Fair
Miami-Dade College
300 NE Second Ave.
Room 8302 (Bldg. 8, 3rd Floor)
Miami, FL

Lafayette College
Department of Religious Studies
Pardee Hall
Easton, PA

Center for Jewish Education
The Louise D. & Morton J. Macks Center for Jewish Education
5708 Park Heights Ave.
Baltimore, MD

Princeton Public Library
65 Witherspoon St.
Princeton, NJ

Harrison Public Library’s “Meet the Authors” Series
JCC of Harrison
130 Union Ave.
Harrison, NY

Rutgers-Camden Creative Writing Program
305 Cooper St.
Camden, NJ

Spencertown Academy Arts Center Festival of Books
790 NY-203
Spencertown, NY

The Hampton Synagogue
154 Sunset Ave.
Westhampton Beach, NY

Mid-Manhattan Library
Program Room, Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd Street
476 Fifth Ave.
New York, NY

Brighton Beach Public Library
Brighton 1st Rd.
Brooklyn, NY

Hunter College Writers’ Symposium
Hunter College Writing Center
695 Park Ave. (at 68th St.)
New York, NY

House of Speakeasy
Joe’s Pub
425 Lafayette St.
New York, NY

Shakespeare & Co.
A Replacement Life Book Club (purchase of copy req’d)
939 Lexington Ave. (at 69th St.)
New York, NY

Congregation Neve Shalom
Don & Ruth Kahn One Community Book Event
250 Grove Ave.
Metuchen, NJ

Savage Feast Launch! (with Joshua Cohen)
McNally Jackson
52 Prince St.
New York, NY

University of Texas at San Antonio (open to the public)
John Peace Library Assembly Room (JPL 4.04.22)
San Antonio, TX

Columbia College Chicago (open to the public)
618 S. Michigan Ave, Stage 2
Chicago, IL

Park East Synagogue
163 E. 67th St.
New York, NY

JCC Manhattan
($15 entry – $25 after March 1 – includes signed copy of Savage Feast; RSVP at link above)
334 Amsterdam Ave. (at 76th St.)
New York, NY

Spoken Interludes Reading Series
One Warburton Ave.
Hastings on Hudson, NY

[words] Bookstore
179 Maplewood Ave.
Maplewood, NJ

Books are Magic (with Téa Obreht)
225 Smith St.
Brooklyn, NY

The Gallery at the Betsy Hotel
1433 Collins Ave.
Miami Beach, FL


Harriman Institute at Columbia University
In conversation with Anna Katsnelson
1201 International Affairs Building (420 W 118th St, 12th Floor)
New York, NY

Events at the Strand: A Conversation with Contributors to “Radical Hope: Letters of Love and Dissent in Dangerous Times” (Vintage, 2017)
Strand Bookstore
828 Broadway
New York, NY

Point Street Reading Series
Dueling Pianos
3 Davol Sq.
Providence, RI

PEN World Voices Festival LitCrawl: A Conversation with Contributors to “Radical Hope: Letters of Love and Dissent in Dangerous Times” (Vintage, 2017)
85 E. 4th St.
New York, NY

A signing in honor of Independent Bookstore Day
Shakespeare & Co.
939 Lexington Ave. (b/w 68 + 69th St.)
New York, NY

Skirball Cultural Center
2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA

Boswell Book Company
2559 N. Downer Ave.
Milwaukee, WI

University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee
Sam & Helen Stahl Center for Jewish Studies/Greene Museum
3367 North Downer Ave.
Milwaukee, WI

Soho House
113 N. Green St.
Chicago, IL

KAM Isaiah Israel Synagogue
1100 E Hyde Park Blvd.
Chicago, IL

“The Conversation: On Being American: Identity & Belonging Under a Hostile Regime” at Women & Children First Bookstore
5233 N. Clark St.
Chicago, IL

“Life Around the Hyphen: Inherited Legacies and Their Impact on How We Write, Teach, and Talk About the Exile and Immigrant Experience” at the Exile Studies Program at Florida International University in conjunction with the Betsy Hotel’s Writers’ Residency
Green Library, 220
Modesto Maidique Campus
11200 SW 8 Street
Miami, FL

“Absolutely American: The Enduring Power of Immigrant Literature” at the Exile Studies Program at Florida International University in conjunction with the Betsy Hotel’s Writers’ Residency
Green Library, 220
Modesto Maidique Campus
11200 SW 8 Street
Miami, FL

Literary Death Match
The Bell House
149 7th St.
Brooklyn, NY

London Jewish Book Fair:
Have I Got A Story For You: A panel with Liana Finck and Ezra Glinter of The Forward

Kings Place, St. Pancras Room
90 York Way, London

London Jewish Book Fair:
Russian America, American Russia: A panel with Sana Krasikov

Kings Place, Hall 2
90 York Way, London

JCC Manhattan
With Irina Reyn, Lara Vapnyar, Sana Krasikov, Yelena Akhtiorskaya, and Olga Breydo
334 Amsterdam Ave.
New York, NY


Literary Lunch Series at the Miami Beach JCC
4221 Pine Tree Dr.
Miami Beach, FL

Park East Synagogue
163 East 67th St.
New York, NY

Kaplen JCC on the Palisades
411 E. Clinton Ave.
Tenafly, NJ

Book Club Night at the JCC of Metropolitan Detroit
6600 W. Maple Rd.
West Bloomfield, MI

Winter Park (FL) Book Festival
Winter Park Public Library
460 E. New England Ave.
Winter Park, FL

Oxford Exchange
420 W. Kennedy Blvd.
Tampa, FL

The New Salon Reading Series at New York University
With Sigrid Nunez
Lillian Vernon Creative Writers House, 58 West 10th St.
New York, NY

Reading by the 2016 Brooklyn Eagles Literary Prize Finalists
Franklin Park
618 St. Johns Pl., Brooklyn, NY

Shakespeare & Co.
939 Lexington Ave, New York, NY

A Celebration of the 50th Anniversary re-issue of Mikhail Bulgakov’s “The Master and Margarita” with Liesl Schillinger, Darin Strauss, and Masha Gessen
powerHouse books, 37 Main St, Brooklyn, NY

The Yael Levin Writer-In-Residence Lecture
Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel

Spoken Interludes
The Rotunda at Mercy College, 555 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry, NY

Lafayette College
730 High St, Easton, PA

Words Bookstore
179 Maplewood Ave, Maplewood, NJ

Eldridge Street Synagogue
12 Eldridge St, New York, NY

Temple Beth Tikvah
950 Preakness Ave, Wayne, NJ

National Arts Club (open to the public)
15 Gramercy Park South, New York, NY

Brown University Bookstore
244 Thayer St, Providence, RI

Brookline Booksmith
279 Harvard St, Coolidge Corner, Brookline, MA

Free Library of Philadelphia, with Howard Jacobson
Parkway Central Library, 1901 Vine Street, Philadelphia, PA

Adas Israel Congregation
2850 Quebec St. NW, Washington, DC

Politics and Prose
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW, Washington, DC

163 Court St, Brooklyn, NY

With A.M. Homes
Barnes & Noble
2289 Broadway (at 82nd St.), New York, NY


Congregation Oheb Shalom
170 Scotland Rd., South Orange, NJ

Association for Jewish Studies 47th Annual Conference
Sheraton Boston (Riverway), 39 Dalton St, Boston, MA

Park East Synagogue
163 East 67th St, New York

Brandeis-Genesis Institute for Russian Jewry
Mandel Center for the Humanities, Brandeis University, 415 South St (MS092), Waltham, MA

In honor of A Replacement Life receiving the VCU Cabell First Novelist Award
W.E. Singleton Center, 922 Park Ave, Richmond, VA

PEN/Faulkner Foundation Reading Series
Folger Shakespeare Library, 201 E Capitol St SE, Washington, DC

New Atlantic Independent Booksellers Association
DoubleTree, 200 Atrium Drive, Somerset, NJ

With Wayne Hoffman at Book Culture
450 Columbus Ave, New York, NY

New York Foundation for the Arts
20 Jay Street, 7th floor, New York, NY

Congregation Ansche Chesed
251 West 100th St, New York, NY

With Mia Alvar (In the Country) and Sara Novic (Girl at War)
Barnes & Noble (UWS)
2289 Broadway, New York, NY

Hunter College Writing Center Summer Symposium
695 Park Ave, New York, NY

JCC of Staten Island
1466 Manor Road, Staten Island, NY

Unpacking The Book: Jewish Writers in Conversation
The Jewish Museum, 1109 Fifth Ave, New York, NY

A Conversation with the 2015 Sami Rohr Prize Authors
Museum of Jewish Heritage
36 Battery Place, New York, NY

Writing Residencies
2015 Conference of The American Society of Journalists and Authors
Roosevelt Hotel, 45 E. 45th St, New York, NY

Clifton (NJ) Jewish Center
18 Delaware St, Clifton, NJ

Writers & Books Debut Novel Series
740 University Ave, Rochester, NY

East End Temple
245 E 17th St, New York, NY

Sid Jacobson JCC
300 Forest Dr, East Hills, NY

Mid-Westchester JCC
999 Wilmot Rd, Scarsdale, NY

Brookline Booksmith
279 Harvard St, Coolidge Corner, Brookline, MA

Israel Film Festival
Wayne YMCA, 1 Pike Drive, Wayne, NJ

Hillel at the College of Staten Island
2800 Victory Blvd, Staten Island, NY

Brandeis National Committee
West End Chapter
, 5115 Europa Drive, 
Boynton Beach, FL

Hunter College Writing Center
Faculty Dining Room, West Building, 8th Fl.
Hunter College, 695 Park Ave, New York, NY

St. Paul JCC Salon Series at Moscow on the Hill
371 Selby Ave, St Paul, MN

Mosse/Weinstein Center for Jewish Studies
4223 Mosse Humanities Building, 455 N. Park St, Madison, WI

Boswell Book Company
2559 N. Downer Ave, Milwaukee, WI

Highland Park Public Library
494 Laurel Ave, Highland Park, IL

Seminary Co-Op/57th Street Books
1301 East 57th St, Chicago, IL

Prairie Lights
15 S. Dubuque St, Iowa City, IA

Barnes & Noble
333 Collins Rd NE Bldg 1, Northland Square SC, Cedar Rapids, IA

Talk of the Stacks @ the Hennepin County Library
Minneapolis Central Library, Pohlad Hall, 300 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, MN

Vroman’s Bookstore
695 E. Colorado Blvd, Pasadena, CA

In Conversation with Tom Bissell at the American Jewish University
Sperber Library, 15600 Mulholland Dr, Los Angeles, CA

Elliott Bay Book Company
1521 10th Ave, Seattle, WA

New City Jewish Center
47 Old Schoolhouse Rd, New City, NY

In conversation with Lev Golinkin
Barnes & Noble, 150 E. 86th St (at Lexington), New York, NY

Temple Sinai/Michael-Ann Russell JCC
18801 NE 22 Avenue, North Miami Beach, FL

Holocaust Memorial Resource and Education Center of Florida
851 N. Maitland Ave., Maitland, FL

The Gallery at Avalon Island
39 South Magnolia Avenue, Orlando, FL


National Arts Club
15 Gramercy Park South, New York

Washington, DC JCC
1529 16th St NW, Washington, DC

New York University
58 West 10th St., New York

Mandel JCC of the Palm Beaches
8500 Jog Road, Boynton Beach, FL

Miami Book Fair
Miami Dade College, Wolfson Campus, Miami, FL (300 NE Second Ave. Room 8302, Building 8)

Adolph & Rose Levis JCC
21050 95th Ave S, Boca Raton, FL

Schwartz/Reisman Centre
9600 Bathurst Street, Toronto, Ontario

Marcus Jewish Community Center of Atlanta
5342 Tilly Mill Rd, Atlanta, GA

Temple Solel
3575 Manchester Ave, Cardiff by the Sea, CA

Tribute to Joyce Carol Oates
Chancellor Green Rotunda, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ

“Can We Tell the Past?” at YIVO Institute for Jewish Research
15 West 16th St., New York, NY

Words Bookstore
179 Maplewood Ave, Maplewood, NJ

Kepler’s Books – In conversation with Ellen Sussman
1010 El Camino Real, Menlo Park, CA

Book Passage
51 Tamal Vista Blvd., Corte Madera, CA

Jewish Community Library
1835 Ellis St, San Francisco, CA

A Great Good Place for Books
6120 La Salle Ave, Oakland, CA

Copperfield’s Books
140 Kentucky St., Petaluma, CA

LitQuake at the Contemporary Jewish Museum – with Molly Antopol
736 Mission St, San Francisco, CA

Fall Book Group at the Manny Cantor Center
197 East Broadway, New York, NY

KGB Bar Sunday Night Fiction
85 East 4th St., New York, NY

Fact-Finders and Fact-Fakers at the Brooklyn Book Festival
Brooklyn Law School Student Lounge, 250 Joralemon Street, Brooklyn

In conversation with Hamid Ismailov
Karloff Restaurant, 254 Court St., Brooklyn

Daunt Books
83-84 Marylebone High St, Marylebone, London

Festival America
Vincennes, Paris, France

Le Livre sur les quais
Morges, Switzerland

Fact & Fiction
220 N Higgins Ave, Missoula, MT

Jewish Week Literary Summer @ Congregation Rodeph Sholom – with Zachary Lazar
7 West 83rd St., New York, NY

Greenlight Bookstore
686 Fulton St., Brooklyn

168 1/2 Delancey St., New York, NY

Franklin Park Reading Series
618 St. Johns Pl., Brooklyn

Watchung Books
54 Fairfield Street, Watchung Plaza, Montclair, NJ

The Hampton Synagogue
154 Sunset Ave., Westhampton Beach, NY

Bank Square Books
53 W. Main St., Mystic, CT

Politics & Prose
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW, Washington, DC

Reading and in conversation with Liesl Schillinger
McNally Jackson
52 Prince St, New York

Reading and in conversation with Teddy Wayne
163 Court St, Brooklyn

Barnes & Noble
2289 Broadway (+ 82nd)

Vica Miller Literary Salon
Mimi Ferzt Gallery
81 Greene St., New York

A centennial tribute to Bernard Malamud
The Center for Fiction
17 E. 47 St., New York

Generation R panel discussion and reading
Manhattan JCC
334 Amsterdam Avenue at 76th St.

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