Beowulf Sheehan's thirteen-month book tour has come to a close, but virtual appearances continue, and a chance to say hello in person will come again soon. Thank you to all who came out to support AUTHOR (and in turn the National Book Foundation) across the US and abroad. AUTHOR is still available at bookstores everywhere, and you can contact Beowulf directly to get your copy of AUTHOR signed! For speaking engagements, please contact Leslie Shipman at The Shipman Agency at For publicity inquiries, please contact Kara Thornton, Senior Publicist, at Black Dog & Leventhal: Thank you.

Past AUTHOR events (all times EDT/EST)

5:00PM Friday, May 22 
Heidi Latsky Dance Happy Hour (online, from New York)

9:00PM Tuesday, May 5 
Together-Remotely Literary Festival (online, from Sydney)

1:00PM Sunday, April 26
House of Beautiful Business Living Room Session (online, from Berlin)

3:00PM Monday, March 9, 2020
Master the Possibilities, 8415 SW 80th Street, Ocala, FL 34481

6:00PM Thursday, November 21, 2019
Chrysler Museum of Art, One Memorial Place, Norfolk, VA 23510

7:30PM Tuesday, November 12
American Libary in Paris, 10, rue du Général Camou, 75007 Paris

Saturday to Wednesday, November 2 to 6
House of Beautiful Business
Academy of Sciences, Lisbon
R. Academia das Ciências 19, 1200-168 Lisbon, Portugal

8:15PM to 9:45PM Saturday, November 2 (Red Room)
Grand Opening: Major and Minor Keys with Bianca Castro, Christopher Heimann, Ricardo Marvao, and Anja Melander
9:00AM to 10:45AM Sunday, November 3 (Academy Library)
Make Hope with Leyla Acaroglu, Mathieu Lefevre, Estela Renner, and Mark Sagar
9:30AM to 11:00AM Wednesday, November 6 (Academy White Space)
Photography Masterclass
9:00PM to 11:00PM Wednesday, November 6 (Old Bank, 126 Rua do Comercio)
Grand Finale with Mark Aanderud, Horacio, Feirrera, Benjamin Schlez, and others

October 18 and 19
Las Vegas Book Festival
5:00PM Friday, October 18
Photography workshop, College of South Nevada
3:00PM Saturday, October 19
Historic Fifth Street School, 401 South 4th Street, Room 125, Las Vegas, NV 89101

7:30PM Monday, October 14
Paul Muldoon's Picnic
Irish Arts Center, 553 West 51st Street, New York, NY 10019

7:00PM Tuesday, September 17
LIC Reading Series with Mira Jacob and Courtney Maum
LIC Bar, 45-58 Mount Vernon Boulevard, Long Island City, NY

12:00PM Wednesday, August 28, 2019
Shakespeare and Company (signing only)
37 rue de la Bûcherie, 75005 Paris, France

Saturday, May 11, to Sunday, July 28, 2019
Vignettes: Portraits of Writers from and Beyond the Pages of AUTHOR
The Loft Literary Center, Cowles Literary Commons
1011 Washington Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55415

7:15PM Saturday, July 13
AUTHOR presentation and photography workshop
Pine Lake Park, Westchester, NY, 10520

12:00PM Sunday, June 16
Nantucket Book Festival, Atheneum Great Hall
1 India Street, Nantucket, MA 02554

11:00AM Saturday, May 11
The Loft's Wordplay Festival with Eric William Carroll, Open Book Stage (2nd Floor, Street Fest access), Minneapolis

February 19 to April 30
Vignettes: Portraits of Writers from and Beyond the Pages of AUTHOR
The Center for Fiction, 15 Lafayette Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11217

8:30AM Friday, April 19
Creative Mornings Palm Beach
Pathos, 319 Clementine Street, Suite 110, West Palm Beach, FL 33401

San Antonio Book Festival, Saturday, April 6
12:00PM BookIt! Luncheon
Club Giraud, 707 N St Mary's St, San Antonio, TX 78205

2:15PM AUTHOR conversation with Kathy Blackwell, Executive Editor, Texas Monthly
San Antonio Central Library, 600 Soledad Street, 3rd Floor Festival Room

7:00PM Thursday, April 4
Deep Vellum Books, 3000 Commerce Street, Dallas, TX 75226

4:00PM Friday, March 29, 2019
Barnes & Noble Lloyd Center, 1317 Lloyd Center, Portland, OR 97232

1:00PM Saturday, December 22
Books are Magic, 225 Smith St, Brooklyn, NY 11231

8:00PM Thursday, December 13
Books & Books, 265 Aragon Avenue, Coral Gables, FL 33134

6:00PM Wednesday, December 12
New College of Florida, Sudakoff Conference Center
5845 General Dougher Place, Sarasota, FL 34243

1:00PM Sunday, December 9
McNally Jackson Books, 52 Prince Street, New York, NY 10012
Signing only

6:00PM Wednesday, December 5 through January 25, 2019
Alan Koppel Gallery, Çedilla & Co., and Seminary Co-op Bookstore present
AUTHOR: Portraits of Writers from and Beyond the Pages of AUTHOR exhibition
Alan Koppel Gallery, 806 North Dearborn Street, Chicago, IL 60610

Print and book proceeds to benefit BookUp

7:00PM Tuesday, December 4, 2018
New York Photo Salon with Kimberly Witham and Harvey Stein
School of Visual Arts, 136 W. 21st St., 418F, New York, NY 10011

7:00PM Thursday, November 29
Politics & Prose, 5015 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20008

7:00PM Monday, November 19
ATUHOR conversation with Ryan Champan
Rough Draft, 82 John Street, Kingston, NY 12401

3:00PM Saturday, November 10
AUTHOR conversation with Rick Simonson
The Elliott Bay Book Company, 1521 Tenth Avenue, Seattle, WA 98122

5:30PM Friday, November 9
Book Passage, 100 Bay Street, Sausalito, CA 94965

7:00PM Wednesday, November 7
AUTHOR conversation with Joshua Wolf Shenk, presented by PEN America
Book Soup, 8818 Sunset Boulevard, West Hollywood, CA 90069

4:00PM Thursday, November 1
Tea with Dean Mark Saltzman
Jonathan Edwards College, Yale University, 70 High St, New Haven, CT 06511

12:30PM Sunday, October 28
Texas Book Festival with Michael Doll and Rebecca Markovits
1100 Congress Avenue, Capitol Extension Room E2.036, Austin, TX 78701

7:30PM Friday, October 26
PEN America Fall 2018 Literary Salon to support PEN America
hosted by Carrie Kenny and Jorge Sanhueza-Lyon, Austin, Texas

12:40PM Thursday, October 25
WNYC/New York Public Radio ALL OF IT interview with Alison Stewart
New York 93.9 FM and AM 820, online

6:30PM Tuesday, October 23
PhotoPlus week PROJECTIONS with Jason Gardner, Felicia Perretti, and Steve Simon
Photoshelter, 33 Union Square West, 3R, New York, NY 10003

7:00PM Wednesday, October 17
AUTHOR Manhattan launch with Rowan Ricardo Phillips
Housing Works Bookstore Café, 126 Crosby Street, New York, NY 10012

4:00PM Saturday, October 13
Brattleboro (Vermont) Literary Festival with Tom Bodett
118 Elliot Artspace, 118 Elliot Street, Brattleboro, VT 05301

7:30PM Thursday, October 11
AUTHOR Brooklyn launch with Violaine Huisman
Greenlight Bookstore, 686 Fulton Street (at South Portland), Brooklyn, NY 11217

6:00PM Wednesday, October 3 (prepublication event, copies not available), 2018
New York University Gallatin Alumni Authors Read with Kirstin Allio and Tatiana Forero Puerta
Jerry H. Labowitz Theatre for the Performing Arts, 1 Washington Place, New York, NY 10003

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