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Stephen Graham Jones & Shay Mitchell 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 one week prior to its date.

Hungarian author László Krasznahorkai will appear at HousingWorks Bookstore Cafe. See him on Monday, July 2nd starting 7 p.m. (New York, NY)

Writer Stephen Graham Jones will talk about his new book, Growing Up Dead in Texas. Check it out on Tuesday, July 3rd at Powell’s City of Books on Burnside starting 7:30 p.m. (Portland, OR)

Seventeen magazine editor-in-chief Ann Shoket will discuss Seventeen Ultimate Guide to Beauty with Pretty Little Liars star Shay Mitchell.  Hear them on Saturday, July 7th at the Union Square branch of Barnes & Noble starting 1:30 p.m. (New York, NY)

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