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Shani Boianjiu, Anchee Min, & Stephanie Lehmann 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.

Shani Boianjiu will read from her acclaimed novel, The People of Forever Are Not Afraid. Check it out on Tuesday, June 25th at Word Bookstore starting 7 p.m. (Brooklyn, NY)

Hear from a panel of authors on “Investigating International Noir” at the Center for Fiction. Join them on Tuesday, June 25th starting 7 p.m. (New York, NY)

Writers Ann Hood and Elsie Augustave will headline a discussion event to talk about “the theme of cross cultural adoption” in their books. Hear them on Wednesday, June 26th at the Center of Fiction starting 7 p.m. (New York, NY)

Anchee Min will appear to discuss and sign copies of her memoir, The Cooked Seed (a sequel for Red Azalea). See her on Wednesday, June 26th at Politics & Prose Bookstore starting 7 p.m. (Washington, D.C.)

Stephanie Lehmann will discuss her novel, women, fashion, and New York City history at an event to promote Astor Place Vintage. Check it out on Thursday, June 27th at the Bookmark Shoppe starting 7:30 p.m. (Brooklyn, NY)

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