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Andrea Cremer, Marcus Samuelsson & Franklin Park Get Booked

Here are some literary events to jump-start your week. To get your event posted on our calendar, visit our Facebook Your Literary Event page. Please post your event at least one week prior to its date.

Books of Wonder will host the launch party for Andrea Cremer‘s Rift. Join her on Tuesday, August 7th from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. (New York, NY)

Chef Marcus Samuelsson will appear at a conversation event with food writer Amanda Hesser. See them on Wednesday, August 8th at The Strand starting 7 p.m. (New York, NY)

Author Neal Stephenson will talk about his title, Some Remarks at Skylight Books. Check it out on Wednesday, August 8th starting 7:30 p.m. (Los Angeles, CA)

Author Tanner Colby will headline an event to talk about his new book, Some of my Best Friends are Black. Hear him on Thursday, August 9th at the Politics & Prose Bookstore starting 7 p.m. (Washington, D.C.)

The next installment of the Franklin Park Reading Series will feature a “Secrets and Mysteries” theme. Check it out on Monday, August 13th at Franklin Park Bar and Beer Garden starting 8 p.m. (Brooklyn, NY)

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