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Chapter Events — 2019

Program details to come.

Atlanta
Boston
Charlotte
South Florida (Delray Beach)
Los Angeles
Nashville
New Orleans
New York City
Greater Philadelphia
San Francisco
Washington, D.C.


Atlanta
WNBA-Atlanta Authors Panel with event partner A Cappella Books (Sat., Oct. 19; 2-4 p.m.): Nita Brooks (Redesigning Happiness, Dafina/Kensington Books), Jessica Handler (The Magnetic Girl, Hub City Press), and Kathryn Smith (Gertie: The Fabulous Life of Gertrude Sanford Legendre, Heiress, Explorer, Socialite, Spy, Evening Post Books). Contact: Sarah Hahn Denham, WNBA-Atlanta President, wnbaatlanta@yahoo.com.

Boston
WNBA-Boston Authors Panel in partnership with Porter Square Books (Mon., Oct. 28; 7 p.m.): Adrienne Brodeur (Wild Game, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt) and Tova Mirvis (The Book of Separation, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt). Contact: Annie Stone, WNBA-Boston President, annie.stone@bookbub.com.

Charlotte
WNBA-Charlotte “Bibliofeast” Book & Author Dinner cohosted with Park Road Books and Main Street Books (Mon., Oct. 21; 6-9 p.m.): Belle Boggs (The Gulf, Graywolf Press), Jim Hamilton (The Last Entry, Working Title Farm), Karla F.C. Holloway (A Death in Harlem, TriQuarterly/Northwestern University Press), Bruce Holsinger (The Gifted School, Riverhead Books/PRH), Anna Jean Mayhew (Tomorrow's Bread, Kensington Books) **, Diane C. McPhail (The Abolitionist's Daughter, John Scognamiglio Books/Kensington Books), Jon Sealy (The Edge of America, Haywire Books), and Amber Smith (Something Like Gravity, Margaret K. McElderry Books/Simon & Schuster). Contact: Susan Walker, National Reading Group Month Events Manager, susan.walker.books@gmail.com.

** A Great Group Reads 2019 Selection


South Florida (Delray Beach)
WNBA-South Florida Author Conversation in collaboration with Murder on the Beach Mystery Bookstore (Wed., Oct. 23; 6:30 p.m.): Hank Phillippi Ryan (The Murder List, TOR/Forge/Macmillan), and Micki Browning (BEACHED, Blue Shadow Mysteries). Contact: Andrea Baron, WNBA-South Florida President, abaron75@gmail.com, and Linda Rosen, VP Programming, rosenlinda48@gmail.com.

Los Angeles
WNBA-Los Angeles A Celebration of Hispanic Authors with event partner Creating Conversations as part of the World Voices Series (Sat., Oct. 19; 2 p.m.): Natalie Obando with Lilliam Rivera (Dealing in Dreams, Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers), Jennifer Torres (The Fresh New Face Of Griselda, Little Brown Books for Young Readers/HBG-USA), and Mireya Vela (Vestiges of Courage: Collected Essays, The Nasiona). Contact: Contact: Ezina LeBlanc, WNBA-Los Angeles President, wnba@ezina.com, and Diana Giovinazzo Tierney, WNBA-Los Angeles VP, dianag.wnba@gmail.com.

Nashville
WNBA-Nashville “Coffee with Authors” during the Southern Festival of Books in collaboration with the Nashville Public Library Downtown and Parnassus Books (Sat., Oct. 12; 9:30-11 a.m.): Mary Laura Philpot (I Miss You When I Blink, Atria Books/Simon & Schuster) with Anissa Gray (The Care and Feeding of Ravenously Hungry Girls, Berkley/PRH), Taylor Jenkins Reid (Daisy Jones & the Six, Ballantine Books/PRH), Karen Thompson Walker (The Dreamers, Random House), and Alexi Zentner (Copperhead, Viking/PRH). Contact: Beth Frerking, WNBA-Nashville President, beth.frerking@me.com, and Emily Masters, NRGM Event Coordinator, emilybmasters@gmail.com.

New Orleans
WNBA-NOLA Author Conversation with event partner Garden District Book Shop (Tues., Nov. 5; 6 p.m. happy hour; 7 p.m. event): Anne Gisleson (The Futilitarians, Little Brown/HBG-USA) with Jami Attenberg (All This Could Be Yours, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt). Contact: Andrea Panzeca, WNBA-New Orleans President, andrea.panzeca@gmail.com.

New York City
WNBA-New York City Debut Novelists Event with collaborators One Spirit Learning Alliance and Books on Call (Thurs., Oct. 17; 6:30-8:30 p.m.): Julia Kardon (HSG Agency), with Rabeah Ghaffari (To Keep the Sun Alive, Catapult), Stephanie Jimenez (They Could Have Named Her Anything, Little A), and Melissa Rivero (The Affairs of the Falcóns, Ecco/HarperCollins)**. Contact: Katherine Akey, WNBA-New York City VP Programs, programs@wnba-nyc.org, and Laurel Stokes, leas86@gmail.com.

** A Great Group Reads 2019 Selection


Greater Philadelphia
WNBA-Greater Philadelphia Authors Panel with event partner Towne Book Center (Thurs., Oct. 3; 7-8 p.m.): Stephanie Allen (Tonic and Balm, Shade Mountain Press)**, Maureen Joyce Connolly (Little Lovely Things, Sourcebooks), and Susan Holloway Scott (The Secret Wife of Aaron Burr, Kensington Books). Contact: Rae Theodore, WNBA-Greater Philadelphia Past President, wnbabooksphilly@gmail.com..

** A Great Group Reads 2019 Selection


San Francisco
WNBA-San Francisco "Speaking Memory: Remarkable Hidden Histories and Stories You Won't Forget" Authors Panel with Litquake, San Francisco's Literary Festival and Book Passage (Sat., Oct. 12; 3-5 p.m.): Carole Bumpus (Searching for Family and Traditions at the French Table, She Writes Press), Donna DiGiuseppe (Lady in Ermine: The Story of a Woman Who Painted the Renaissance, Bagwyn Books), Meredith May (The Honey Bus, Park Row Books/HarperCollins)**, and Deborah Tobola (Hummingbird in Underworld: Teaching in a Men's Prison--A Memoir, She Writes Press). Brenda Knight, WNBA-San Francisco President, brenda.knight@gmail.com, and Fran Quittel, Litquake Event Coordinator, franq101@gmail.com.

** A Great Group Reads 2019 Selection


Washington, D.C.
WNBA-Washington, D.C. Author Conversation with event partner East City Bookshop (Tues., Oct. 22; 6:30-8:30 p.m.): Sarah Blake (The Guest Book, Flatiron Books/Macmillan) and Karin Tanabe (The Diplomat's Daughter, Washington Square Press/Simon & Schuster). Contact: Tabitha Whissemore, twhissemore@gmail.com.

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