Ada Calhoun Appearances & Tours

Upcoming Appearances

Wedding Toasts I'll Never Give Book Tour

November 23, 2018
SOB SISTERS hosting Susan Orlean at BOOKS ARE MAGIC!
November 17, 2018
November 14, 2018
SOB SISTERS BAR NIGHT for the MIAMI BOOK FAIR. Co-hosting a reading of and about women reporters, in Little Havana! DJ to follow.
July 1, 2018
HOLLYWOOD, CA - Wedding Toasts I'll Never Give - West Coast Paperback Book Launch! With Carlene Bauer (Frances and Bernard). Free Champagne and Snacks!
June 5, 2018
BROOKLYN, NY - Wedding Toasts I'll Never Give - Paperback Book Launch! With Susannah Cahalan (Brain on Fire) and Neal Medlyn. Free Champagne and Snacks!
May 23, 2018
PORTLAND, ME - Wedding Toasts I'll Never Give Reading, in conversation with Mira Ptacin.
May 9, 2018
MIAMI, FL - Miami Writers Institute - Memoir Workshop: From Brainstorming to Final Edits. Also doing a Craft Talk 5/10 at 3pm and a Reading 5/11 at 1:30pm.
May 1, 2018
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - Solving for Gen-X: High Achievers and the New Midlife Crisis - Milken Institute Conference - Conference Attendees Only
December 13, 2017
Reading at the Mixer Reading Series in Bushwick
November 19, 2017
Miami Book Fair - Essay and Memoir Panel w/ Dani Shapiro
November 5, 2017
CHICAGO - Wedding Toasts Reading at 57th Street Books
November 4, 2017
WISCONSIN BOOK FESTIVAL: Reading at A Room of One's Own
October 14, 2017
FALL FOR THE BOOK FESTIVAL: In the Mood for Love - Panel with Lindsay Detwiler and Katy Upperman about the art of writing about L-O-V-E across genres.
September 23, 2017
BALTIMORE BOOK FESTIVAL: Wedding Toasts I'll Never Give Reading on the Inner Harbor Stage
September 11, 2017
BROOKLYN BOOK FESTIVAL BOOKEND EVENT: Miss Manhattan Non-Fiction Reading Series Presents Native New Yorkers
September 2, 2017
AJC DECATUR BOOK FESTIVAL: Toasting the Beautiful Complexity of Marriage with Michael Ruhlman and Ann Hood. Plus Courtney Patterson will give a reading from the book at 4:15pm.
July 13, 2017
LONDON, ENGLAND - In conversation with Editorial Director of The Sunday Times, Eleanor Mills!
July 12, 2017
LONDON, ENGLAND - How To Academy: How to Stay Married. Ticket price includes a glass of wine!
July 6, 2017
BROOKLYN: Reading at Books Are Magic with Dani Shapiro; moderated by Julie Scelfo!
June 30, 2017
WASHINGTON, DC: EAST CITY BOOKSHOP - In Conversation with Latoya Peterson! Reading, drinks, Q&A!
June 29, 2017
WASHINGTON, DC: Sixth & I Synagogue with Modern Love editor Dan Jones and fellow ML alum Mandy Len Catron! Tickets on sale now!
June 21, 2017
NYC: 92nd STREET Y – Educational Event with Q&A! - $25 Admission
June 18, 2017
WOODSTOCK, NY: With Sparrow and Violet Snow at The Golden Notebook!
June 17, 2017
BOVINA, NY: Reading at the Bovina Library 100th Anniversary Party! (Bovina is where a disproportionate number of events in the book take place.) Champagne for all!
June 14, 2017
NYC: JOE’S PUB - Storytelling at the House of Speakeasy: “By the Light of the Moon”!
June 10, 2017
NEW JERSEY: MAPLEWOOD-SOUTH ORANGE BOOK FESTIVAL - in conversation with the incredible Karen Abbott!

Maplewood, NJ

June 8, 2017
NEW ORLEANS: Room 220 Event at the French Quarter Wedding Chapel, with wedding cake!
June 6, 2017
CHICAGO: CITY LIT BOOKS – Love: Fantasy vs. Reality — a conversation with Christine Sneed, moderated by Rachel Swearingen!
June 2, 2017
CAMBRIDGE, MA: OUT OF THE BLUE GALLERY TOO - Reading at the Dire Literary Series, with Ben Berman!
June 1, 2017
May 31, 2017
PHILADELPHIA:! A talk about marriage at the historic Hill-Physick House! Wine and snacks served. All are welcome!
May 26, 2017
LOS ANGELES: SKYLIGHT BOOKS - Talking about marriage and essay-ing with the great Davy Rothbart (author of one of my favorite books of recent years, _My Heart Is an Idiot_)!
May 25, 2017
BERKELEY, CA: MRS. DALLOWAY’S – In conversation with phenomenal historian and lovely person T.J. Stiles!
May 24, 2017
PORTLAND, OR: POWELL’S BOOKS with the great Rene Denfeld!
May 23, 2017
BROOKLYN, NY: READING! Spoonbill & Sugartown, Booksellers. With Music, Booze, & a Nice Backyard!
May 20, 2017
AUSTIN: A BOOK PEOPLE Reading! Q&A! Champagne! Probably running into people I used to date!
May 19, 2017
BOULDER: BOULDER BOOK STORE – Writing about Love in the Modern World: a conversation with Waylon Lewis (_Elephant Journal_)!

Writing about Love in the Modern World : a conversation with Waylon Lewis (Elephant Journal)

May 18, 2017
May 17, 2017
NYC: THE STRAND - Panel with Claire Dederer (author of the fantastic new book _Love and Trouble_), talking about writing and sex and writing about sex!
May 16, 2017
WEDDING TOASTS I'LL NEVER GIVE BOOK PARTY! Drinks! Snacks! Very exciting surprise musical guests! DJ Champagne Jerry! Books available for sale and signing!

St. Marks Is Dead Book Tour

June 28, 2018
NEW YORK, NY - St. Marks Is Dead - W.O.(e).R.D Woman of Experience Read Downtown. Hosted by Heather Litteer
April 14, 2017
NYC: Secrets of the East Village: Spring KGB Red Room literary salon with Tony Perrottet. Wine reception at 7.30 pm. Followed by cash bar, and live jazz from the Kait McKendrick duo. Free and open to the public! Bring friends!
February 16, 2017
St. Marks is Dead at the Tompkins Library
November 10, 2016
St. Marks Is Dead paperback launch and book party with Q&A and booze at Word Bookstore
June 30, 2016
​Summer Writers’ Conference at Rutgers
May 25, 2016
“How I Learned” Series at Union Hall in Brooklyn
May 20, 2016
ASJA Panel at the Roosevelt Hotel
May 18, 2016
Cleaning Up New York / The Little Bookroom event at Rizzoli Bookstore
May 12, 2016
Exit9 on Avenue A Reading + Wine
April 2, 2016
The San Antonio Book Festival, “A Word About Town” with Karen Olsson.
March 16, 2016
MIXER Reading at Cake Shop, 152 Ludlow St.
March 10, 2016
CITYTerm Author Visit​
March 8, 2016
CUNY Panel - With Margo Jefferson, DT Max, and Daniel Menaker
March 5, 2016
PEN America Private Benefit Dinner
February 29, 2016
Reason TV interview about bohemianism, with some great B-roll.​
February 25, 2016
Real Arts at Penn Presents: Ada Calhoun," University of Pennsylvania Arts Café. Hosted by Anthony DeCurtis.
February 10, 2016
Reading at the Judson Memorial Church series Dead Darlings.​
February 4, 2016
Reading with Alisa Solomon at Prose Pros at the Sidewalk Cafe.
January 27, 2016
Museum of the City of New York Talk, with Luc Sante. Buy tickets here.​
January 25, 2016
Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation and Merchant's House Museum host
January 14, 2016
Reading and discussion at Grace Church, 802 Broadway.
December 20, 2015
Reading and discussion at St. Mark's Church-in-the-Bowery
December 17, 2015
"Illustrated Talk" at the New York Public Library's Mid-Manhattan branch
December 11, 2015
Reading at The Elliott Bay Company in Seattle
December 10, 2015
Reading at The Inspired Word's NYC Writers Event at Parkside Lounge.​
December 8, 2015
Book event at Little Missionary Day Nursery on St. Marks Place.
December 7, 2015
Reading at the Miss Manhattan Reading Series at Niagara Bar on Ave A and 7th Street
December 5, 2015
Reading—and St. Marks Is Dead mini-concert!—at Kiam Records
December 3, 2015
Neighborhood Preservation Center reading, discussion, and signing.​​
December 1, 2015
City History Party! with Andy Sturdevant and band at Bryant-Lake Bowl.​​
November 30, 2015
San Francisco, CA - Reading at Green Apple Books.​
November 28, 2015
Woodstock, NY - Author event at The Golden Notebook.​
November 24, 2015
Reading and Q&A at Red Emma's
November 23, 2015
Reading and Q&A with Preston Lauterbach (Beale Street Dynasty, W.W. Norton) at Politics & Prose at Busboys and Poets
November 22, 2015
"NYC in Fact and Fiction," panel with Stacy Wakefield, Miami Book Fair International.​​
November 17, 2015
Reading with Rachel Swearingen at City Lit Books.​
November 16, 2015
Reading at Prairie Lights Bookstore.​
November 15, 2015
Read at Christ Church Cathedral, where Father Michael Allen (the "hippie priest" of the East Village) spent the last decades of his career.​
November 14, 2015
Read at the Letters Festival, at the Atlanta Contemporary.​
November 12, 2015
Read with James "Houstorian" Glassman at Brazos Books in Houston.
November 11, 2015
Event with Ginia Bellafante of The New York Times at New York Institute for the Humanities at NYU
November 8, 2015
Book signing in SoHo for Social Innovation Week, Openhouse Gallery, 201 Mulberry.​​
November 5, 2015
Reading / Book Launch at Powerhouse Arena in Brooklyn.​
November 3, 2015
Austin, TX - The One-Page Salon at the North Door.
November 2, 2015
Book Party at Cooper Union's Great Hall

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