Monday, Sept. 28
Forge Books, William Morrow, Margaret K. McElderry Books, Dzanc, Clarkson Potter, Knopf
Rachel Howzell Hall ( ), And Now She's Gone Alyssa Cole ( ), When No One Is Watching Tiffany D. Jackson ( ), and Grown Tracy Deonn ( ) in conversation for a Black Girl Mystery panel — hosted by Books Are Magic, 7 p.m. ET, Legendborn more info. Nancy Jensen discusses her novel with Dzanc Books publisher and editor-in-chief, In Our Midst Michelle Dotter — hosted by Literati, 7 p.m. ET, more info. Dan Chiasson discusses his poetry collection with The Math Campers Jana Prikryl — hosted by McNally Jackson, 7 p.m. ET, more info.
David Chang discusses his memoir — hosted by Politics & Prose, 8 p.m. ET, Eat a Peach more info.
Tuesday, Sept. 29
Farrar, Straus and Giroux; Picador; Tor Teen; Yale University Press; Harper Perennial, Catapult, Riverhead, Custom House, Graywolf, Avon, St. Martin's Griffin, Knopf
Marilynne Robinson discusses with Jack Esmé Weijun Wang — hosted by Community Bookstore, 7:30 p.m. ET, more info. Ben Lerner celebrates the paperback release of in conversation with The Topeka School, Valeria Luiselli — hosted by McNally Jackson, 8 p.m. ET, more info. T.J. Klune ( ), The Extraordinaries Mark Oshiro ( ), Each of Us a Desert Sarah Henning ( ), and The Princess Will Save You Lauren Shippen ( series) read from and discussing their magical new novels — hosted by McNally Jackson, 6 p.m. ET, The Bright Sessions more info. Marie-Helene Bertino ( ), Parakeet Jennifer Croft ( ), and Homesick Maaza Mengiste ( ) read from and discuss their books — presented by the Long Island City Reading Series, 7 p.m. ET, The Shadow King more info. Eileen Myles reads from their new book, — hosted by City Lights, 6 p.m. PT, For Now more info. Shayla Lawson discusses with This Is Major: Notes on Diana Ross, Dark Girls, and Being Dope Hanif Abdurraqib — hosted by Elliott Bay Book Company, 6 p.m. PT, more info. Anja Kampmann presents , in conversation with translator High as the Waters Rise Anne Posten and author Ilana Masad — hosted by Magers & Quinn, 5 p.m. CT, more info. Nick Hornby discusses with Just Like You Sarah Vowell — hosted by Politics & Prose, 4 p.m. ET, more info. Emily Gray Tedrowe discusses with The Talented Miss Farwell Rebecca Makkai — hosted by Women & Children First, 7 p.m. CT, more info. Claudia Rankine discusses with Just Us: An American Conversation Roxanne Coady — hosted by RJ Julia, 7 p.m. ET, more info. Jasmine Silvera ( ) Binding Shadows and Olivia Waite ( ) The Care and Feeding of Waspish Widows: Feminine Pursuits discuss their new books with librarian Robin Bradford — hosted by Seattle Public Library, 7 p.m. ET, more info. Lili Reinhart presents her new book of poetry, hosted by Vroman's, 6 p.m. PT, Swimming Lessons — more info. Helen Macdonald presents — hosted by Third Place Books, 7 p.m. PT, Vesper Flights more info.
Jennifer Niven discusses her new book, with actor Breathless, Luke Eisner — hosted by Books & Books, 7 p.m. ET, more info.
Wednesday, Sept. 30
Vintage, Grove Press, Algonquin, Harper, FSG, St. Martin's Griffin, Harper, Picador, W. W. Norton & Company, Verso Fiction, Del Rey, City Lights Publishing, Dutton, Riverhead
Karen Russell celebrates the paperback release of in conversation with Sleep Donation, Carmen Maria Machado — hosted by Powerhouse, 7 p.m. ET, more info. Sarah M. Broome celebrates the paperback release of , in conversation with The Yellow House Natasha Trethewey — hosted by The Seminary Co-op, 5 p.m. CT, more info. Michael Ian Black presents — hosted by Town Hall Seattle, 6 p.m. PT, A Better Man: A (Mostly Serious) Letter to My Son more info. Barbara Kingsolver presents her poetry collection — hosted by Elliott Bay Book Company, 6 p.m. PT, How to Fly (In Ten Thousand Easy Lessons) more info. Marilynne Robinson discusses with Jack R.O. Kwon — hosted by Politics & Prose, 6 p.m. ET, more info. Peace Adzo Medie discusses with His Only Wife Kaitlyn Greenidge — hosted by Literati, 6 p.m. ET, more info. Lili Reinhart discusses with Swimming Lessons Cleo Wade — hosted by Community Bookstore, 7:30 p.m. ET, more info. Wendy Walker ( ) and Don't Look For Me Aimee Molloy ( ) discuss their new books — hosted by Murder by the Book, 7 p.m. CT, Goodnight Beautiful more info. Darcey Steinke celebrates the paperback release of , in conversation with Flash Count Diary: Menopause and the Vindication of Natural Life Helen Phillips — hosted by Astoria Bookshop, 8 p.m. ET, more info. Caitlin Doughty celebrates the paperback release of — hosted by The Booksmith, 7 p.m. PT, Will My Cat Eat My Eyeballs?: And Other Questions About Dead Bodies more info. Vigdis Hjorth discusses with Long Live the Post Horn! Sheila Heti — hosted by Politics & Prose, 4 p.m. ET, more info. Naomi Novik discusses with A Deadly Education Cassandra Khaw — hosted by Mysterious Galaxy, 6 p.m. PT, more info. Juan Felipe Herrera discusses his poetry collection — hosted by The Seminary Co-op, 11 a.m. CT, Every Day We Get More Illegal more info. Deesha Philyaw discusses her debut short story collection, , with The Secret Lives of Church Ladies Bridgett M. Davis — hosted by The Tuxedo Project, 7 p.m. ET, more info.
Eight authors — including
Alexis Henderson ( ), The Year of the Witching Asha Lemmie ( ), and Fifty Words for Rain Liz Moore ( ) and more — read from and discuss their new books — hosted by Bookmarks NC, 7 p.m. ET, Long Bright River more info.
Torrey Maldonado ( ), What Lane? Julissa Arce ( ), Someone Like Me: How One Undocumented Girl Fought for Her American Dream Jenny Torres Sanchez ( ), and We Are Not From Here Jose Pimienta ( ) celebrate Latinx Heritage Month and discuss writing stories for the next generation — hosted by Penguin Random House and Duende District, 8 p.m. ET, Suncatcher more info.
Thursday, Oct. 1
Riverhead, Mariner, Crown, Europa Editions, Tordotcom, Picador, Sourcebooks, Red Hen Press, Gallery, FSG, Del Rey
Brit Bennett discusses with WNYC's The Vanishing Half host All Of It Alison Stewart — hosted by WNYC and the New York Public Library, 7 p.m. ET, more info. Jami Attenberg celebrates the paperback release of , in conversation with All This Could Be Yours Laura van den Berg — hosted by McNally Jackson, 7 p.m. ET, more info. Nic Stone discusses her new book, , with Dear Justyce Jodi Picoult — hosted by Left Bank Books, 7:30 p.m. CT, more info. Translators Ann Goldstein, Jennifer Croft, and Sam Bett discuss "The Ferrante Effect: The Role and Visibility of Translators and Translation in Contemporary Literature" in a conversation moderated by Europa editor Michael Reynolds — hosted by Community Bookstore, 7:30 p.m. ET, more info. Darcey Steinke discusses with Flash Count Diary: Menopause and the Vindication of Natural Life Ada Calhoun — hosted by Books & Books, 7 p.m. ET, more info. Deepak Chopra presents his latest book, — hosted by Harvard Book Store, 7 p.m. ET, Total Meditation: Practices in Living the Awakened Life more info. Naomi Novik discusses with A Deadly Education V.E. Schwab — hosted by Boswell Books, 8 p.m. ET, more info. Ashley Blooms presents her debut novel, , in conversation with Every Bone A Prayer Alix E. Harrow — hosted by Malaprop's, 6 p.m. ET, more info. Andrea Hairston discusses with Master of Poisons Daniel José Older — hosted by Porter Square Books, 7 p.m. ET, more info. Kristen Millares Young discusses with Subduction Amber Flame and Lena Khalaf Tuffaha — hosted by Third Place Books, 7 p.m. PT, more info. Bill Clegg discusses with The End of the Day Jeniffer Thompson — hosted by Warwick's, 4 p.m. PT, more info. Alex Ross discusses his new book, with filmmaker Wagnerism: Art and Politics in the Shadow of Music Rian Johnson — hosted by Skylight Books, 6:30 p.m. PT, more info.
Friday, Oct. 2
Tor, FSG, William Morrow, Red Hen Press
Tochi Onyebuchi ( ) and Riot Baby Christopher Paolini ( ) discuss world building in science fiction and fantasy, in a conversation moderated by To Sleep in a Sea of Stars Christina Orlando — hosted by the Brooklyn Book Festival and NYU, 10 p.m. ET, more info. Sarah Shun-Lien Bynum discusses her short story collection with Likes Danzy Senna — hosted by Harvard Book Store, 7 p.m. ET, more info. Barbara Kingsolver presents — hosted by Politics & Prose, 8 p.m. ET, How to Fly (In Ten Thousand Easy Lessons) more info. Helen Macdonald reads from and discusses — hosted by Bookworks for their Albuquerque Public Library fundraiser, 5 p.m. MT, Vesper Flights more info. Natalie Zina Walschots discusses with book buyer Jason Kennedy and Boswell Books owner Daniel Goldin — hosted by Boswell Books, 7 p.m. CT, Hench more info. Kristen Millares Young discusses with journalist Subduction Melanie McFarland — hosted by Elliott Bay Book Company, 7 p.m. PT, more info.
Greenlight Bookstore's annual Brooklyn indie publisher party, featuring authors from A Public Space, Akashic Books, Archipelago Books, BOMB Magazine, Enchanted Lion, IG Publishing, One Story, Radix Media, Restless Books, Turtle Point Press, and Ugly Duckling Presse — 7:30 p.m. ET, more info.
Saturday, Oct. 3
Penguin Random House, Scholastic, Disney/Hyperion, City Lights, Timber Press
Brooklyn Book Festival hosts a full day of panels about YA, including Libba Bray ( ), The King of Crows Justin A. Reynolds ( ), and Early Departures Ryan La Sala ( ) on dreams, death, and destiny; Reverie Marie Lu ( ), Skyhunter Brandy Colbert ( ), and The Voting Booth Kim Johnson ( ) on authoritarianism, voting rights, and the American justice system; This Is My America Becky Albertalli and Aisha Saeed ( ), Yes No Maybe So Leah Johnson ( ), and You Should See Me in a Crown Kacen Callender ( ) on life-defining relationships; and more. Felix Ever After Full listing here. Juan Felipe Herrera discusses his poetry collection with poet Every Day We Get More Illegal Vanessa Angélica Villarreal — hosted by Duende District and The Word, 5 p.m. ET, more info.
Lee van der Voo discusses with As the World Burns: The New Generation of Activists and the Landmark Legal Fight Against Climate Change Kendra Atleework — hosted by Third Place Books, 7 p.m. PT, more info.