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Kazu Kibuishi & Yoav Litvin Get Booked

Amulet SixHere are some literary events to pencil in your calendar this week.

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Books of Wonder will host a launch party for Kazu Kibuishi’s Amulet #6: Escape From Lucien. Check it out on Tuesday, August 26th from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. (New York, NY)

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Nonfiction Book Proposal

Nonfiction Book ProposalStarting September 4,work with a literary agent to complete a full proposal that wins an agent and a contract! Ryan Harbage from The Fischer-Harbage Agency, Inc. will teach you how to convey your idea in a winning book proposal format, write your proposal letter, understand the nuts and bolts of the nonfiction book industry, and more. Register now! 

South Asian Fiction, Picture Books, & Thriller Novels Get Booked

Killer Nashville LogoHere are some literary events to pencil in your calendar this week.

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Three writers will appear for a night to discuss new South Asian fiction. Join in on Thursday, August 21st at Politics & Prose Bookstore starting 7 p.m. (Washington, D.C.)

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Four Actors to Appear at ‘Boxcar Children’ Movie Screening

Boxcar KidsAlbert Whitman & Company will host a book drive by screening the new animated Boxcar Children movie. This event is set to take place on August 16, 2014 at the Pickwick Theatre in Park Ridge, IL starting 12 p.m.

According to the press release, the gift of one used book covers admission for two people but note that seating is first-come, first-serve. The donated books will then be given to a Chicago-based literacy organization Open Books. The first 500 guests will take home a special goodie bag.

The two co-directors, Dan Chuba and Mark Dippe, and cast members Joey King, Zachary Gordon, Mackenzie Foy, and Jadon Sand will sit for a Q&A after the movie. After that session, the actors will pose for photos and sign autographs for 100 child attendees. Follow this link for more details about this event.

Singapore Literature Festival to Launch in New York City

10308049_1500231360190285_1724405927841431004_nPoet Koh Jee Leong and writer Paul Rozario-Falcone have been working to coordinate the inaugural Singapore Literature Festival.

The organizers have raised more than $7,000 on Kickstarter to fund this event. Thus far, they have confirmed the participation of fifteen Singaporean authors including Alvin Pang, Cheryl Lu-Lien Tan, and Wena Poon. The festival will take place from October 10-12, 2014 in various venues throughout New York City.

Here’s more from POPSPOKEN: “Besides promoting the festival via social media and an official blog, the Singapore Literature Festival organizers initiated Second Saturdays, an ongoing monthly reading series in New York City featuring Singaporean and American literature. Previous Second Saturdays guests include 2014 Pulitzer Prize for poetry winner Vijay Seshadri, and Joseph Legaspi, co-founder and chair of Asian-American arts organization Kundiman.”

Parnassus Books, Bank of Books, & the Franklin Park Reading Series Get Booked

franklinHere are some literary events to pencil in your calendar this week.

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The next session of the Franklin Park Reading Series will feature five authors. Check it out on Monday, August 11th at the Franklin Park Bar & Beer Garden starting 8 p.m. (Brooklyn, NY)

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Grumpy Cat, Andrea Cremer, Alex London, & Natalia Sylvester Get Booked

catHere are some literary events to pencil in your calendar this week.

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Grumpy Cat (pictured, via) will appear and take photos with fans at Barnes & Noble (Union Square branch). Meet the internet sensation on Thursday, August 7th at 5 p.m. (New York, NY)

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Jenny Milchman & Lori Rader-Day Get Booked

Mystery OneHere are some literary events to pencil in your calendar this week.

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Writers Jenny Milchman and Lori Rader-Day will appear together at the Mystery One Bookstore. Meet them on Monday, July 28th starting 7 p.m. (Milwaukee, WI)

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Would You Ever Eat Like One of ‘The Boxtrolls’?

BoxtrollsWould you ever eat like one of The Boxtrolls?

In celebration of the forthcoming film adaptation, Cinema Blend will host an insect tasting during this weekend’s Comic-Con International: San Diego. Attendees will enjoy edible bug dishes prepared by Chef David George Gordon.

This food truck event will take place at Petco Park on Friday, July 25th and Saturday, July 26th. The movie, based on Alan Snow’s novel Here Be Monsters!, will be released on Friday, September 26th. Follow this link to view the official trailer.

Bibliophile Socials & Writing Workshops Get Booked

Tongue & GrooveHere are some literary events to pencil in your calendar this week.

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The Book’d in Burbank social gathering will feature mystery, romance, and young adult author readings. Join in on Thursday, July 24th at Theatre Banshee from 8 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. (Los Angeles, CA)

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Daniel Silva, Christina Nichol, Susan Choi, & Jenny Milchman Get Booked

McNallyHere are some literary events to pencil in your calendar this week.

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Crime novelist Daniel Silva will headline an event at Barnes & Noble (Union Square branch) to discuss the 14th installment of the Gabriel Allon series, The Heist. See him on Tuesday, July 15th starting at 7 p.m. (New York, NY)

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