Events

UPCOMING EVENTS

 

NEW HAVEN, CONNECTICUT
February 23, 2017 at 5:30 p.m.
Yale Divinity School
“Sin, Story, and Salvation”
Marquand Chapel, 409 Prospect Street, New Haven, CT 06511
http://ism.yale.edu/event/literature-spirituality-kirstin-valdez-quade

 

MADISON, WISCONSIN
March 2, 2017 at 7 p.m.
University of Wisconsin-Madison Creative Writing Program
Madison Public Library, Room 301 (201 W. Mifflin)

 

PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY
March 15, 2017 at 4:30 p.m.
Althea Ward Clark Reading Series at Princeton University, with Douglas Kearney
Berlind Theater, McCarter Theater Center

Creative Writing

 

PAST EVENTS

NEWARK, NEW JERSEY
September 20, 2016 at 5:30 p.m.
Rutgers University
Paul Robeson Campus Center
350 Dr. Martin Luther King Blvd., Rooms 255/256/257, Newark, NJ 07102
http://www.ncas.rutgers.edu/mfa-creative-writing/writers-newark-reading-series

BOULDER, COLORADO
September 24, 2016
Jaipur Literary Festival, Boulder Public Library
1 p.m. Reading with Jennifer Foerster and Tim Z. Hernandez (Canyon Theater)
2:45 p.m. “Reimagining the Short Story” with Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni and Charles Rice-Gonzales (Steps)

Kirstin Valdez Quade

PURCHASE, NEW YORK
October 10, 2016 at 4:30 p.m.
Durst Distinguished Writers Series at SUNY Purchase, with Justin Torres
Buffer Room, Admissions Building

OCT 10 | Kirstin Valdez Quade and Justin Torres: Readings and Conversations

NEW YORK, NEW YORK
October 20, 2016 at 6 p.m.
Adelphi University MFA Program
Cornelia Street Café
29 Cornelia Street, New York, NY 10014

Night at the Fiestas: A Reading & Conversation with Kirstin Valdez Quade

NEW YORK, NEW YORK
October 26, 2016 at 7:30 p.m.
“Tales of Two Cities” with Roxane Gay, Rickey Laurentiis, and John Freeman
Symphony Space
2537 Broadway, New York
http://www.symphonyspace.org/event/9327/Literature/thalia-book-club-emtales-of-two-americas-stories-of-inequality-in-a-divided-nation-em-with-roxane-gay-rickey-laurentiis-and-kirstin-valdez-quade

NEW YORK, NEW YORK
November 1, 2016
Words Without Borders Globe Trot
Details to come

SEATTLE, WASHINGTON
November 4, 2016 at 7:30 p.m.
Hugo House
1021 Columbia Street, Seattle, WA 98104

WATERVILLE, MAINE
November 8, 2016 at 7 p.m.
Colby College
Robinson Room, Miller Library

Kirstin Valdez Quade Fiction Reading

GRINNELL, IOWA
November 10, 2016 at 8 p.m.
Grinnell College
Rosenfield Center, Room 101
https://www.grinnell.edu/campus-life/arts-culture/writersatgrinnell/events

MADISON, NEW JERSEY
November 17, 2016 at 4:30 p.m.
Drew University
Mead Hall, Madison, NJ 07940
http://www.drew.edu/events/event/poettranslator-jennifer-grotz-and-fiction-writer-kirstin-valdez-quade/

WASHINGTON, D.C.
AWP 2017
“But Do You Have a Novel? How and Why Short Story Writers Transition into Novelists”
Details to come

ATHENS, GEORGIA
May 12, 2016 at 6:30 p.m.
Avid Bookshop
493 Prince Avenue
Athens, Georgia 30601
706-352-2060

GRAND RAPIDS, MICHIGAN
April 14-16, 2016
Calvin College, Festival of Faith and Writing
Lecture: Friday, April 15th at 3:30 p.m., introduced by Caitlin Horrocks
Conversation: Saturday, April 16th at 2 p.m. with James Schaap
Both events will take place in Hiemenga Hall, Meeter Center Lecture Hall

PASEDENA, CALIFORNIA
Monday, April 4, 2016 at 7 pm
Vroman’s Bookstore
695 E. Colorado Blvd
Pasadena, CA 91101
(626)449-5320

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA
March 30-April 2
Association of Writers and Writing Programs

PANELS:

THURSDAY

Thursday, March 31, 3:00 p.m.
Literary Awards and Prizes: Help or Hindrance?
With Paul Morris, Catherine Chung, and Molly Antopol

FRIDAY

Friday, April 1, 10:30 a.m.
Mississippi Review Reading
Book Fair Stage

Friday, April 1, 3:00 p.m.
A 40th Anniversary Reading
from the MFA Program for Writers at Warren Wilson College

Friday, April 1, 8 p.m.
Literary Death Match
with Susan Orlean, Danez Smith, and Chris Abani
and judges Lena Waithe, Adam Scott, Michaela Watkins, and Martin Starr
Theatre at Ace Hotel
929 S Broadway, Los Angeles

SATURDAY

Saturday, April 2, 10:30 a.m.
The National Book Foundation’s 5 Under 35

Saturday, April 2, 12-1:15
No More Dead Bodies:
With Lucy Bledsoe, Jane Smiley, Lori Ostlund, and Griselda Suarez

SEATTLE, WASHINGTON
Tuesday, March 29, 2016 at 7 p.m.
University Book Store
4326 University Way, N.E.
Seattle, Washington 98105
1-800-335-7323
http://www2.bookstore.washington.edu/_events/events_cal.taf?evmonth=03&evyear=2016

NEW YORK CITY, NEW YORK
March 16. 2016 at 6:00 pm
National Book Critics Circle Awards Finalists’ Reading
The New School
66 West 12th Street
New York City, NY

NEW YORK CITY, NEW YORK
Friday February 5, 2016 at 7 p.m.
New York University’s Emerging Writers Series
KGB Bar
85 East 4th Street
New York City, NY
http://www.cwp.fas.nyu.edu/page/readingseries

CHICAGO, ILLINOIS
February 3, 2016 at 7 p.m.
Logan Center, Seminar Terrace 801
University of Chicago
https://creativewriting.uchicago.edu/events/calendar

AUBURN, ALABAMA
Saturday, January 30, 2016
Southern Humanities Review, With Natalie Diaz
The Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for the Arts and Humanities
Auburn University
http://www.southernhumanitiesreview.com/spring-sessions-with-shr-2016.html

MOBILE, ALABAMA
Tuesday, January 26, 2016 at 4 p.m.
Archeology Museum
University of South Alabama
http://www.southalabama.edu/colleges/artsandsci/english/events.html

EUGENE, OREGON
January 21, 2016 at 8pm
University of Oregon
Knight Browsing Room
http://crwr.uoregon.edu/directory/reading-series/

ATLANTA, GEORGIA
January 16, 2016 at 7 pm
With Andrew Milward
Charis Books
1189 Euclid Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30307
(404)524-0304

SWANNANOA, NORTH CAROLINA
January 3, 2016 at 8 p.m.
Warren Wilson College (Public Reading)
With Maud Casey, Stacey D’Erasmo, Sandra Lim, and Dana Levin
Gladfelter Hall

BRYN MAWR, PENNSYLVANIA
October 28, 2015 at 7:30 p.m.
Goodhart Music Room
Bryn Mawr College
101 North Merion Avenue, Bryn Mawr, PA 19101
http://www.brynmawr.edu/arts/cwprs.html

AUSTIN, TEXAS
The Texas Book Festival

SAN MARCOS, TEXAS
October 15, 2015 at 3:30 p.m.
Texas State University
San Marcos, TX

WASHINGTON, D.C.
PEN/Faulkner Gala
October 5, 2015

SILVER CITY, NEW MEXICO
Southwest Festival of the Written Word
October 2-4, 2015
Friday, October 2, 2015 at 2:00 p.m.
The Seedboat Gallery
214 W Yankie St, Silver City, NM 88061
(575) 534-1136
www.swwordfiesta.org

NEW YORK CITY
September 20, 2015 at 7 p.m.
Sunday Salon
Jimmys No. 43
43 E. 7th Street, New York, New York 10003
http://www.sundaysalon.com

NEW YORK CITY
September 20, 2015 at 1 p.m.
Brooklyn Book Festival
Main Stage, Columbus Park
http://www.brooklynbookfestival.org/2015-festival-events/the-national-book-foundation-presents-5-under-35-alums?A=SearchResult&SearchID=1213502&ObjectID=11861522&ObjectType=35

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA
September 17, 2015 at 8 p.m.
The Writer’s Block
1020 Fremont St #100, Las Vegas, NV 89101
(702) 550-6399
http://www.thewritersblock.org/events/

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA
September 16, 2015 at 7 p.m.
Black Mountain Institute
Rogers Literature & Law (RLL) 101,
University of Nevada Las Vegas
http://blackmountaininstitute.org/news-and-events/events-archive/2015-16/emerging-writers-series/kirstin-valdez-quade.php

RENO, NEVADA
September 15, 2015 at 6:30 p.m.
Graduate Reading Room, Knowledge Center, 4th Floor
University of Nevada Reno

DECATUR, GEORGIA
AJC Decatur Book Festival
September 5, 2015

PANELS:
80th Anniversary Celebration of The Southern Review
11:15-noon, Marriott Conference Center Auditorium
With Pam Durban and Evie Shockley

This Woman’s Work
12:30-1:15, Marriott Conference Center Ballroom B
With Ashley C. Ford, Mari Naomi, and Randa Jarrar

DECATUR, GEORGIA
September 3, 2015 at 7 p.m.
Sip ’n Shop: Champagne, Books, and Clothes!
With Naomi Jackson, Angela Flournoy, and Dolen Perkins-Valdez
Squash Blossom Boutique
113 East Court Square, Decatur, GA 30030

STONINGTON, CONNECTICUT
Saturday, August 1 at 5:00 p.m.
James Merrill House Deck Party: Night at the Fiesta
Merrill Apartment, 3rd and 4th Floors
107 Water Street
Stonington, Connecticut
For tickets, please see:

Merrill House Deck Party

ALBUQUERQUE, NEW MEXICO
June 13, 2015 at 7:00 p.m.
A Word with Writers, benefitting the Albuquerque Public Library Foundation
In conversation with Mira Jacobs
KiMo Theater
423 Central Avenue, NW
Albuquerque, New Mexico 87102
(505) 768-3544
http://holdmyticket.com/event/206052

NEW YORK CITY
June 11, 2015 at 7:00 p.m.
Shameless, with Stacey D’Erasmo, Melissa Febos, Shelly Oria, Amy King, Lydia Conklin, and R. Erica Doyle
Housing Works Bookstore
126 Crosby Street, New York, New York 10012
(212)334-3324

NEW YORK CITY
May 13, 2015 at 7:00 p.m.
Mixer Reading Series, with Ariel Schrag & Jillian Lauren, and music by Joe Moore.
Cakeshop
152 Ludlow Street, New York City, NY between Rivington and Stanton

EAST SANDWICH, MASSACHUSETTS
May 9, 2015 at 1 p.m.
Titcomb’s Bookshop
432 Route 6A, East Sandwich, MA 02537
508-888-2331

SOUTH HADLEY, MASSACHUSETTS
May 6, 2015 at 7 p.m.
Odyssey Bookshop
9 College Street
South Hadley, MA 01075
413-534-7307

PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA
April 29, 2015 at 6:30 p.m.
Spiral Bookcase
112 Cotton Street, Philadelphia, PA 19127
215-482-0704

BROOKLYN, NEW YORK
April 23, 2015 at 7:30 p.m.
In conversation with Justin Torres
Greenlight Bookstore
686 Fulton Street, Brooklyn, NY 11217
718-246-0200

MENLO PARK, CALIFORNIA
April 15, 2015 at 7:30 p.m.
With Skip Horack!
Kepler’s Books
1010 El Camino Real, Menlo Park, CA 94025
http://www.keplers.com/event/skip-horack

SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA
April 15, 2015 at 12:30 p.m.
Book Passage
1 Ferry building, San Francisco, CA 94111
415-927-0960
http://www.bookpassage.com/event/kirstin-valdez-quade-night-fiestas

STANFORD, CALIFORNIA
April 14, 2015 at 7:00 p.m.
With Skip Horack!
Stanford University
Terrace Room, Margaret Jacks Hall
Bldg 460, Stanford University, Stanford CA 94305-2150

Reading with Skip Horack and Kirstin Valdez Quade

SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS
April 11, 2015 at 2:45-3:45 p.m.
San Antonio Book Festival
“Family Ties: It’s Complicated,” with Martha Louise Hunter, Amanda Eyre Ward, and Yvette Benavides
Central Library, Café Commerce
600 Soledad Street, San Antonio, TX 78237

San Antonio Book Festival

ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN
April 3, 2015 at 7:00 p.m.
In conversation with Peter Ho Davies
Literati Bookstore
124 East Washington Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48104
(734) 585-5567
http://literatibookstore.com/event/fiction-literati-kirsten-valdez-quade

TUCSON, ARIZONA
March 27, 2015 at 7:00 p.m.
Antigone Books
411 North 4th Avenue, Tucson, AZ 85705
(520) 792-3715
http://www.antigonebooks.com/event/elizabeth-evans-kirstin-valdez-quade
With Elizabeth Evans

SANTA FE, NEW MEXICO
March 26, 2015 at 7:00 p.m.
The Collected Works Bookstore
202 Galisteo Street
(505) 988-4226
http://www.collectedworksbookstore.com

ALBUQUERQUE, NEW MEXICO
March 25, 2015 at 7:00 p.m.
Bookworks
4022 Rio Grande Boulevard Northwest
(505) 344-8139
http://www.bkwrks.com/kirstin-valdez-quade

FT. COLLINS, COLORADO
March 24, 2015
Mountains & Plains Booksellers Independent Association Spring Meeting

CHICAGO, ILLINOIS
January 30, 2015 at 3:00 p.m.
American Library Association Winter Conference
Debut Authors Panel
Sponsored by Library Reads and the Association of American Publishers

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