Ada Calhoun
Appearances & Tours

Past Appearances

Wed, January 15, 2020
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
RICHMOND, VA - WHY WE CAN'T SLEEP Talk and Reception with the Junior League of Richmond!
Tue, January 14, 2020
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Thu, January 9, 2020
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
NYC - WHY WE CAN'T SLEEP LAUNCH! With fellow Sob Sisters Susannah Cahalan and Karen Abbott, and wine.
Sun, October 27, 2019
Members' Evening with Maureen Callahan at the NYPL
Sat, October 19, 2019
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Boston Book Festival - Panel discussion with Candace Bushnell, moderated by Robin Young of WBUR
Fri, October 4, 2019
Appearing at the Heartland, PNBA, and MPIBA Shows
Fri, August 23, 2019
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Hosting the Launch of Karen Abbott's The Ghosts of Eden Park
Wed, July 31, 2019
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Hosting Sob Sisters True Crime Night at WORD
Fri, November 23, 2018
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Books Are Magic
Brooklyn, NY
SOB SISTERS hosting Susan Orlean at BOOKS ARE MAGIC!
Sat, November 17, 2018
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Wed, November 14, 2018
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Bar Nancy
Miami, FL
SOB SISTERS BAR NIGHT for the MIAMI BOOK FAIR. Co-hosting a reading of and about women reporters, in Little Havana! DJ to follow.
Sun, July 1, 2018
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Book Soup
West Hollywood, CA
HOLLYWOOD, CA - Wedding Toasts I'll Never Give - West Coast Paperback Book Launch! With Carlene Bauer (Frances and Bernard). Free Champagne and Snacks!
Thu, June 28, 2018
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Howl! Gallery
New York, NY
NEW YORK, NY - St. Marks Is Dead - W.O.(e).R.D Woman of Experience Read Downtown. Hosted by Heather Litteer
Tue, June 5, 2018
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
BROOKLYN, NY - Wedding Toasts I'll Never Give - Paperback Book Launch! With Susannah Cahalan (Brain on Fire) and Neal Medlyn. Free Champagne and Snacks!
Wed, May 23, 2018
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
PORTLAND, ME - Wedding Toasts I'll Never Give Reading, in conversation with Mira Ptacin.
Wed, May 9, 2018
9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
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.
Tue, May 1, 2018
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Beverly Hills Hilton
Beverly Hills, CA
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - Solving for Gen-X: High Achievers and the New Midlife Crisis - Milken Institute Conference - Conference Attendees Only
Wed, December 13, 2017
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Our Wicked Lady
Brooklyn, NY
Reading at the Mixer Reading Series in Bushwick
Sun, November 19, 2017
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Miami Book Fair - Essay and Memoir Panel w/ Dani Shapiro
Sun, November 5, 2017
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
CHICAGO - Wedding Toasts Reading at 57th Street Books
Sat, November 4, 2017
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
WISCONSIN BOOK FESTIVAL: Reading at A Room of One's Own
Sat, October 14, 2017
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
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.
Sat, September 23, 2017
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
BALTIMORE BOOK FESTIVAL: Wedding Toasts I'll Never Give Reading on the Inner Harbor Stage
Mon, September 11, 2017
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
New York, NY
BROOKLYN BOOK FESTIVAL BOOKEND EVENT: Miss Manhattan Non-Fiction Reading Series Presents Native New Yorkers
Sat, September 2, 2017
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
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.
Thu, July 13, 2017
12:30 PM - 4:00 PM
London, UK
LONDON, ENGLAND - In conversation with Editorial Director of The Sunday Times, Eleanor Mills!
Wed, July 12, 2017
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
LONDON, ENGLAND - How To Academy: How to Stay Married. Ticket price includes a glass of wine!
Thu, July 6, 2017
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Books Are Magic
Brooklyn, NY
BROOKLYN: Reading at Books Are Magic with Dani Shapiro; moderated by Julie Scelfo!
Fri, June 30, 2017
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
East City Bookshop
Washington, DC
WASHINGTON, DC: EAST CITY BOOKSHOP - In Conversation with Latoya Peterson! Reading, drinks, Q&A!
Thu, June 29, 2017
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Sixth & I Synagogue
Washington, DC
WASHINGTON, DC: Sixth & I Synagogue with Modern Love editor Dan Jones and fellow ML alum Mandy Len Catron! Tickets on sale now!
Wed, June 21, 2017
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
New York, NY
NYC: 92nd STREET Y – Educational Event with Q&A! - $25 Admission
Sun, June 18, 2017
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
WOODSTOCK, NY: With Sparrow and Violet Snow at The Golden Notebook!
Sat, June 17, 2017
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Bovina Library
Bovina Center, NY
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!
Wed, June 14, 2017
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
NYC: JOE’S PUB - Storytelling at the House of Speakeasy: “By the Light of the Moon”!
Sat, June 10, 2017
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
NEW JERSEY: MAPLEWOOD-SOUTH ORANGE BOOK FESTIVAL - in conversation with the incredible Karen Abbott!
Thu, June 8, 2017
8:00 PM - 9:00 PM
NEW ORLEANS: Room 220 Event at the French Quarter Wedding Chapel, with wedding cake!
Tue, June 6, 2017
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
City Lit Books
Chicago, IL
CHICAGO: CITY LIT BOOKS – Love: Fantasy vs. Reality — a conversation with Christine Sneed, moderated by Rachel Swearingen!
Fri, June 2, 2017
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
CAMBRIDGE, MA: OUT OF THE BLUE GALLERY TOO - Reading at the Dire Literary Series, with Ben Berman!
Thu, June 1, 2017
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Wed, May 31, 2017
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Hill-Physick House
Philadelphia, PA
PHILADELPHIA:! A talk about marriage at the historic Hill-Physick House! Wine and snacks served. All are welcome!
Fri, May 26, 2017
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Skylight Books
Los Angeles, CA
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_)!
Thu, May 25, 2017
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Mrs. Dalloway's
Berkeley, CA
BERKELEY, CA: MRS. DALLOWAY’S – In conversation with phenomenal historian and lovely person T.J. Stiles!
Wed, May 24, 2017
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Powell's Books
Portland, OR
PORTLAND, OR: POWELL’S BOOKS with the great Rene Denfeld!
Tue, May 23, 2017
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
BROOKLYN, NY: READING! Spoonbill & Sugartown, Booksellers. With Music, Booze, & a Nice Backyard!
Sat, May 20, 2017
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Book People
Austin, TX
AUSTIN: A BOOK PEOPLE Reading! Q&A! Champagne! Probably running into people I used to date!
Fri, May 19, 2017
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
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)

Thu, May 18, 2017
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Wed, May 17, 2017
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Strand Bookstore
New York, NY
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!
Tue, May 16, 2017
8:30 PM - 10:30 PM
WEDDING TOASTS I'LL NEVER GIVE BOOK PARTY! Drinks! Snacks! Very exciting surprise musical guests! DJ Champagne Jerry! Books available for sale and signing!
Fri, April 14, 2017
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
KGB Bar Red Room
New York, NY
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!
Thu, February 16, 2017
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
St. Marks is Dead at the Tompkins Library
Thu, November 10
Brooklyn, NY
St. Marks Is Dead paperback launch and book party with Q&A and booze at Word Bookstore
Thu, June 30, 2016
​Summer Writers’ Conference at Rutgers
Wed, May 25
“How I Learned” Series at Union Hall in Brooklyn
Fri, May 20
ASJA Panel at the Roosevelt Hotel
Wed, May 18
12:00 AM
Cleaning Up New York / The Little Bookroom event at Rizzoli Bookstore
Thu, May 12
Exit9 on Avenue A Reading + Wine
Sat, April 2
The San Antonio Book Festival, “A Word About Town” with Karen Olsson.
Wed, March 16
12:00 AM
MIXER Reading at Cake Shop, 152 Ludlow St.
Thu, March 10
CITYTerm Author Visit​
Tue, March 8
CUNY Panel - With Margo Jefferson, DT Max, and Daniel Menaker
Sat, March 5
PEN America Private Benefit Dinner
Mon, February 29
Reason TV interview about bohemianism, with some great B-roll.​
Thu, February 25
Real Arts at Penn Presents: Ada Calhoun," University of Pennsylvania Arts Café. Hosted by Anthony DeCurtis.
Wed, February 10
Reading at the Judson Memorial Church series Dead Darlings.​
Thu, February 4
Reading with Alisa Solomon at Prose Pros at the Sidewalk Cafe.
Wed, January 27
Museum of the City of New York Talk, with Luc Sante.
Mon, January 25
Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation and Merchant's House Museum host
Thu, January 14
Reading and discussion at Grace Church, 802 Broadway.
Sun, December 20
Reading and discussion at St. Mark's Church-in-the-Bowery