new york city / writing

Want to See Me in Person This Month?

There are two places where you can see me in person this month—unless you’re stalking me at my café, in which case, yikes, say hello or something.

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Wednesday, May 18

twi-ny’s 10th Anniversary Party

I’ll be reading from Imaginary Girls at this event to celebrate the anniversary of This Week in New York: The Insider’s Guide to the City. Here’s the lineup so you know what time I’ll be reading. Did I tell you this event is FREE?

7:00: Andrew Giangola, The Weekend Starts on Wednesday

7:15: Megan Reilly with James Mastro

7:45: Nova Ren Suma, Imaginary Girls

8:00: Paula Carino and the Sliding Scale

8:30: Dean Haspiel, Billy Dogma, Street Code

8:45: Kyle Smith, 85A

9:00: Evan Shinners

Thank you to twi-ny’s founder Mark Rifkin for inviting me to take part in this celebration. I’m honored!

Where: Fontana’s, 105 Eldridge Street (between Grand & Broome Streets) New York, NY

When: Wed. May 18, 7pm-9:30pm


You can RSVP on Facebook here.

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Monday, May 23

NYC Teen Author Carnival

I’ll be one of the authors at this year’s NYC Teen Author Carnival during BEA week. Here’s the full lineup of authors. If you don’t come for me, come for them (and please excuse me while I run over to Gayle Forman and tell her how much I love her books… have you read Where She Went yet? Aaaah!).

Thank you to the organizers of the carnival Devyn Burton, Mitali Dave, and Korianne Way for including me!

Where: Mulberry Street Library, 10 Jersey Street (between Lafayette & Mulberry Streets) New York, NY

When: Mon. May 23, 4pm-7pm


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I hope to add a couple more events over the summer—in New York City and/or in the Hudson Valley, and I’ll let you know when I know.