Dress up in your finest prom fashion. Bring a copy of your favorite book as your date to donate to the Y2Y Homeless Shelter in Harvard Square. (It’s the only prom where you’re supposed to dump your date at the door!)
There will be free snacks and soft drinks, a cash bar, music, dancing, “after-prom” style games and activities, and, of course, “chaperones (including me!). You’ll also be able to get a formal prom picture with your “date” and a bookish corsage.
In conversation with Christian Dunker with an introduction by Lars Claßen. The German text will be read out by Valerie Niehaus.
Entrance fee: 9 Euro
Reading and discussion. German Text will be read out by Carolin Wedler.
Entrance fee: 10 Euro
Tickets available in the following book stores: Sachsentor Buchhandlung (Sachsentor 11, Tel.: 040 7246851) & Buchhandlung Alte Holstenstraße (Alte Holstenstraße 24, Tel.: 040 72979776)
In conversation with Anouk Schollähn. The german text will be read out by Beate Rysopp.
Entrance fee: 14 Euro. Tickets available here: https://kurtheymann.reservix.de/tickets-lesung-gespraech-mit-celeste-ng-engldt-in-hamburg-heymann-in-eimsbuettel-am-23-4-2018/e1148977
Mid-Muse Keynote: "Appropriation: Uh-oh, No-no, or #Appropro?" Keynote discussion with Peter Ho Davies (The Fortunes). Lecture by Peter Ho Davies, moderated discussion, Q&A. And join us afterwards to continue the discussion in a small-group setting from 10:30 to 11:45 in the Cabot Room.
Location: Grand Ballroom, Mezzanine.
In conversation with Meg Wolitzer (The Female Persuasion). Reading, discussion, Q&A, and book signing. Free and open to the public. Please note: This event has been moved offsite, to the Brattle Theatre!
"Radical Hope in Dangerous Times." Panel discussion with Carolina De Robertis (ed., Radical Hope) and Luis Alberto Urrea (House of Broken Angels). Award-winning novelists discuss their contributions to "Radical Hope: Letters of Love and Dissent in Dangerous Times," and the love and courage needed to navigate this time of social upheaval, uncertainty, and fear, in view of the recent US presidential election. Free and open to the public.
Location: Pima County Public Library/Nuestras Raíces/Presentation Stage
I'm delighted that Orange County has chosen Everything I Never Told You as their NEA Big Read! I'll be speaking March 7 about the book, and check the OC Library's website (http://www.ocpl.org/libloc/the_big_read) for many other activities and discussions connected to the novel.
I'll be speaking with the BBC World Book Club about my novel Everything I Never Told You--come be part of the live audience and join the conversation!
**NEW LOCATION** Due to a fire at Trident Bookstore, the episode will tape Thursday, March 1, at 7pm at the WGBH NewsCafe at the Boston Public Library. It will be broadcast on the BBC World Service on April 7. Free and open to the public.
Evening of Inspired Leaders brings together exceptional leaders from diverse fields to read a favorite poem and reflect on its connection to their life and work. I'll be there with Amanda Gorman, Maura Healy, Samantha Power, Ayanna Presley, and many more.
Note: This is a fundraiser for Mass Poetry; tickets are required and proceeds support Poetry on the T, the annual Mass Poetry Festival, and more. However, college student tickets are only $25, and middle & high school students may attend free!
Reading, Q&A, and book signing. Free and open to the public. Books will be available for purchase.
**Please note the new location! Due to high interest, the talk will be in the middle school auditorium.**
"Missed Connections" Panel - in conversation with Eshkol Nevo, and Lily Tuck; moderated by Dawn Tripp. Discussion, Q&A, and book signing.
Luncheon event. Reading, Q&A, and book signing. Tickets required (includes lunch and book).