Ada Calhoun Appearances & Tours

Upcoming Appearances

September 1, 2017
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
September 22, 2017
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
October 11, 2017
10:00 am - 5:00 pm

St. Marks Is Dead Book Tour

Fall 2015-Spring 2016

April 14, 2017

NYC: Secrets of the East Village: Spring KGB Red Room literary salon with Tony Perrottet.

February 16, 2017

The Tompkins Square Library and LES Oral History Project host a reading, Q&A, and paperback signing of ST. MARKS IS DEAD.

November 10, 2016

Refreshments by the great chef and writer George Weld of Egg. Invite here.

June 30, 2016

Summer Writers’ Conference at Rutgers – Non-Fiction Workshop and Reading. The reading is free and open to the public. It’s with poet Tom Sleigh, at the Fine Arts Complex at 314 Linden Street, 1pm. Details here.

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
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, for the Conference of Biography of Biography at The Leon Levy Center for Biography at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York.

March 5, 2016

PEN America Private Benefit Dinner. Details here.

February 29, 2016

Reason TV interview about bohemianism, with some great B-roll.

February 25, 2016

Philadelphia - "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 an Illustrated St. Marks Is Dead Book Talk at Theatre 80, 80 St. Marks Place.

January 14, 2016

Reading and discussion at Grace Church, 802 Broadway.

December 20, 2015

New York, NY - Reading and discussion at St. Mark's Church-in-the-Bowery. Hear about centuries of church scandals!

December 17, 2015

New York, NY - "Illustrated Talk" at the New York Public Library's Mid-Manhattan branch. See the NYPL FLYER for details. Event page here.

December 11, 2015

Seattle, WA - Reading at The Elliott Bay Company in Seattle. Written up by The Stranger and The Seattle Times, which calls the book "the lively history of a three-block area in lower Manhattan where celebrities, public figures and social movements have converged... [Calhoun] has an eye for intriguing — often titillating and little known — tidbits about St. Marks characters."

December 10, 2015

New York, NY - Reading at The Inspired Word's NYC Writers Event at Parkside Lounge.

December 8, 2015

New York, NY - Book event at Little Missionary Day Nursery on St. Marks Place.

December 7, 2015

New York, NY - Reading at the Miss Manhattan Reading Series at Niagara Bar on Ave A and 7th Street.

December 5, 2015

Nyack, NY - Reading—and St. Marks Is Dead mini-concert!—at Kiam Records. Videos and photos here.

December 3, 2015

New York, NY - Neighborhood Preservation Center reading, discussion, and signing.

December 1, 2015

December 1, 2015, 7 p.m. - Minneapolis, MN - 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

Baltimore, MD - Reading and Q&A at Red Emma's.

November 23, 2015

Washington, D.C. - Reading and Q&A with Preston Lauterbach (Beale Street Dynasty, W.W. Norton) at Politics & Prose at Busboys and Poets, 2021 14th St NW, 20009.

November 22, 2015

Miami, FL - "NYC in Fact and Fiction," panel with Stacy Wakefield, Miami Book Fair International.

November 17, 2015

Chicago, IL - Reading with Rachel Swearingen at City Lit Books.

November 16, 2015

Iowa City, IA - Reading at Prairie Lights Bookstore.

November 15, 2015

St. Louis, MO - 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

Atlanta, GA - Read at the Letters Festival, at the Atlanta Contemporary.

November 12, 2015

Houston, TX - Read with James "Houstorian" Glassman at Brazos Books in Houston.

November 11, 2015

New York, NY - Event with Ginia Bellafante of The New York Times at New York Institute for the Humanities at NYU. 20 Cooper Square, Fifth Floor. Also on East Village Radio with E.V. Grieve at 10 a.m. Video/audio to come.

November 8, 2015

New York, NY - Book signing in SoHo for Social Innovation Week, Openhouse Gallery, 201 Mulberry.

November 5, 2015

Brooklyn, NY - Reading / Book Launch at Powerhouse Arena in Brooklyn.

November 3, 2015

Austin, TX - 11/3, 7 p.m. - The One-Page Salon at the North Door. 11/4, 7 p.m. - The Dionysium at the Alamo Village. Followed by a party at The Carousel Lounge with The Late Joys and special guests, 11/4, 9 p.m.-12 a.m. Lunch with UT Austin writing students 11/4. Recap here .

November 2, 2015

New York, NY - Book Party at Cooper Union's Great Hall (7 E. 7th St. entrance; where Lincoln gave his Right Makes Might speech). Books offered for sale by McNally Jackson. Beer provided by Brooklyn Brewery. One-night-only super-group cover band the St. Marks Zeroes will play a set. After-party at Barcade on St. Marks Place. Recap here. Great video here.

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