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Women, Words and Power
September 30, 2021, 6:00-8:00 pm ET A night celebrating women writers, words and power. (Yes, in person, fingers crossed re Delta, etc.) In discussion with Remica Bingham-Risher, Sarah McCraw Crow, Molly McCully Brown and Sheri Reynolds Thursday evening, September 30 6:00-8:00PM (6:00-6:30 Entry to the current exhibitions at Virginia MOCA, 6:30-7:30 Author panel and Q & A , 7:30-8:00 Books for purchase and signing). Hosted by Read Books at Virginia MOCA. Tickets 20$ each which can be applied to the purchase of a featured book that evening. Books and Ticket Package $100 includes entry into the event and signed copies of 4 current works by visiting authors.
Women of Dartmouth Global Book Club
September 21, 2021, 7:00 pm ET I’m thrilled to be talking with novelist Jean Hanff Korelitz about her blockbuster suspense novel THE PLOT! This is a Dartmouth alumnae event; email me for more info.
A Conversation with Helene Wecker, author of The Hidden Palace
July 12, 6 pm PT/9 pm ET. I’m delighted to be talking with novelist Helene Wecker about her new novel THE HIDDEN PALACE. Helene is the author of THE GOLEM AND THE JINNI, a genre-spanning historical fantasy, and THE HIDDEN PALACE is its sequel.
We’ll be in conversation through University Bookstore in Seattle on July 12 at 6 PM PT/9 PM ET.
Please join us! Here’s the Eventbrite link.
A Conversation with Amanda Brainerd, author of Age of Consent
February 27, 6 pm EST. I’ll be in conversation with Amanda Brainerd, author of the debut novel Age of Consent. Hosted by Kim McNamara at Read It Again Books! Listen in and join the chat on Read It Again’s livestream.
Hope you can join us!
IG Live Wednesday with Julie Chan, Beyond the Book with Julie!
February 10, 3 pm EST. I’ll be talking with Julie Chan about The Wrong Kind of Woman, how I came to write it, and more!
Virtual Event: A conversation with Kim McNamara, hosted by Read It Again Books
January 9, 2021, 6pm EST: I’m thrilled to be talking with Kim McNamara for Read It Again Books! She has a wonderful author series I’ll be joining Kim McNamara (virtually) to talk about The Wrong Kind of Woman at Read It Again Bookstore! Kim runs a terrific author-interview series on Facebook Live and YouTube. To watch, go to Read It Again’s website, YouTube channel or Facebook page.
Virtual Event: A Conversation with Alka Joshi, hosted by Bookery Manchester
December 8, 6 pm: Rewriting Our Mothers’ Stories: A conversation with novelist Alka Joshi, author of the NY Times bestseller and Reese Book Club pick The Henna Artist. We’ll talk about how we came to write our novels, how our mothers’ lives influenced our writing, and what it’s like to publish a debut novel later in life. We’ll offer holiday book suggestions, too! Hosted by Bookery Manchester. Eventbrite registration here.
VCFA Alumnx Reading
November 19, 8 pm: VCFA Alumnx Reading. I’m so pleased to be a featured reader in the VCFA series! Open to the public; go to vcfa.edu to register.
***Launch event for THE WRONG KIND OF WOMAN!***
October 21, 7 pm: A conversation with novelist Katie Crouch, hosted by Still North Books, Hanover, NH. Virtual: register here!
Read with Bookclubbish!
October 20, 1 pm (EDT): I’m thrilled that THE WRONG KIND OF WOMAN is the Read with Bookclubbish pick for October! I’ll be talking about the novel with the smart Bookclubbish women on Instagram Live. For more info, go to @Bookclubbish.
“Tell Me About Your Book” with Robin Kall
October 9, 4 pm (EDT): Interview with Reading With Robin’s Robin Kall, Instagram Live. Go to Robin’s Kall’s IG Stories: @robinkallink
***Launch event for THE WRONG KIND OF WOMAN!***
October 6, 7 pm (EDT): A conversation with Amy Meyerson (The Imperfects), through Gibson’s Bookstore, Concord, NH. Virtual. Register here!
Pacific Northwest Booksellers Association Author Breakfast
October 2, 8:30 am (PDT): I’ll be joining four other amazing authors virtually to talk to independent booksellers about our books.
Five-minute reads with Debut2020 authors
September 26, 8 pm (EDT): I’ll be joining three other debut novelists to read from THE WRONG KIND OF WOMAN. It’s virtual, on Debut2020’s Facebook page.
Writing Women for Women: Historical Heroines in Book Club Fiction
July 25, 2020 / 3:15-4pm
Javits Center, NYC
Recent podcast appearances:
Book Talk with Kory French/BTR Today: I loved being on Kory French’s podcast. We talked about The Wrong Kind of Woman, my writing journey, fraternities, the women’s movement and more. Listen here.
The Reading and Writing Podcast with Jeff Rutherford
Thoughts from a Page with Cindy Hill Burnett
Reviews, Interviews, etc.
Authorlink Magazine interview: I was so pleased to be interviewed about THE WRONG KIND OF WOMAN by Ellen Birkett Morris. Read it here.
Women in Journalism Magazine reviewed THE WRONG KIND OF WOMAN in their fall roundup: Badass Women Authors.
Bookreporter reviewed THE WRONG KIND OF WOMAN! Here’s a link to the review.
Parade Magazine included THE WRONG KIND OF WOMAN in Best Fall Historical Fiction.
Popsugar named THE WRONG KIND OF WOMAN to its top books of October. Link here:
And BookPage and Booklist reviewed THE WRONG KIND OF WOMAN!
Here’s a little from the BookPage review:
“….Fans of the FX on Hulu miniseries “Mrs. America” will find the same feminist themes addressed in The Wrong Kind of Woman. Crow has tapped into a less flashy character of second wave feminism: the reluctant but curious wife and mother. The book, however, isn’t preachy, and the few strongly opinionated characters aren’t portrayed as necessarily likable.
The Wrong Kind of Woman explores the sublimation of self within a marriage, sexism in the workplace and the pros and cons of activism versus revolution. These are heady topics, but this slow burn of a novel proves a perfect place to give them serious thought.”
And here’s a little from the Booklist review (may be available only to subscribers):
“Readers will soar through the smoothly written prose and empathize with the strong characters. Suggest for fans of Jennifer Weiner’s Mrs. Everything.”
Publishers Weekly review:
Publishers Weekly called The Wrong Kind of Woman “an entrancing debut” and “engrossing reading” in its review.