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Neil Gaiman, Adam Rex & Benjamin Nugent Get Booked

Here are some literary events to pencil in your calendar. 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.

The Center for Fiction will be celebrating the publication of Why We Write: 20 Acclaimed Authors on How and Why They Do What They Do. Join in on Thursday, February 21st starting 7 p.m. (New York, NY)

The Moth will be having a StorySLAM event on “Patters” at HousingWorks Bookstore Cafe. Check it out on Thursday, February 21st starting 7 p.m. (New York, NY)

Neil Gaiman and Adam Rex collaborated on a picture book starring a cute panda bear named Chu. Meet them on Saturday, February 23rd at Books of Wonder starting 12 p.m. (New York, NY)

Benjamin Nugent will be talking about his debut novel, Good Kids, at a Macaulay Honors College reading series event. Hear him on Monday, February 25th at Macaulay Honors College starting 7 p.m. (New York, NY)

The Women’s National Book Association will be hosting a conference called “Book Savvy 2013.” Check it out on Sunday, March 10th at the Marina del Rey Hotel from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (Marina del Rey, CA)

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