Past Events


Tues. Feb. 6 from 5:30-7 p.m. Fireside Chat, UNC Charlotte Harris Alumni Center, Charlotte, NC

Sun. Feb. 11 from 3-5 p.m.: Bookmarks’ Moveable Feast, Winston-Salem, NC

Tues. Feb. 13 @ 6:30: M. Judson Booksellers & Storytellers’ Page Pairings, Greenville, SC. With Alan Michael Parker.

Sat. Feb. 17 @ 2 p.m.: FoxTale Book Shoppe, Woodstock, GA

Tues. Feb. 20 @ 7 p.m.: Charlotte Writers’ Club featured speaker

Sat. Feb. 24 @ 4 p.m.: McIntyre’s Books, Pittsboro, NC

Sun March 11: Tucson Festival of Books, University of Arizona campus. Three panels:

“The Aftermath of Crime,” with Mike Lawson and Todd Scott, 10-11 a.m.

“Multilayered Plots and Complex Characters,” with Jason Makansi and Brendan Mathews, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

“Twisted Plots,” with Fiona Davis, Cynthia Swanson, and Mindy Tarquini, 4-5 p.m.

Thurs. March 22: Virginia Festival of the Book, Charlottesville, VA. Panel: “Secrets and Betrayals: Fiction,” 4-5:30 p.m. With Marisa de los Santos and Sonja Yoerg.

Tues. April 10 @ 9:30am: Sensoria: A Celebration of Literature and the Arts,  Central Piedmont Community College Levine Campus, Levine Auditorium 2150, Charlotte, NC.

Wed. April 11 @ 12:30: Alabama Author Awards Luncheon, Alabama Library Association Annual Convention, Florence, AL.

Thurs. April 12 @ 7 p.m.: Gertrude & Harold S. Vanderbilt Visiting Writers Series at Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN. Reading with Matthew Baker.

Sat. April 21 @ 3 p.m: Alabama Book Festival, Montgomery, AL. Panel: “Southern Suspense.” With Gin Phillips. Haigler House Tent.

Sat. April 28, 1-3 p.m. Main Street Books’ Independent Bookstore Day celebration, Davidson, NC.

Fri. May 4, 6-9 p.m., Celebrating Charlotte Lit’s 2nd Birthday Among the Trees at Wing Haven, Charlotte, NC.

Thurs. June 7, 10 a.m., Writing Workshop at Charlotte Mecklenburg Main Library, Charlotte, NC

4 p.m. Sept. 8: In Conversation with Patrice Gopo, author of All the Colors We Will See, Main Street Books, Davidson, NC.

2 p.m. Sept. 12:  On the Same Page Festival, Ashe County Public Library, West Jefferson, NC. Festival runs Sept. 10-15, with a great lineup, with US Poet Laureate Tracy K. Smith, Frank X. Walker, Georgann Eubanks, Phillip Lewis, Abigail DeWitt, Jim Minick, Darnell Arnoult, and Tommy Tomlinson

Nov. 2-4, North Carolina Writers Network Fall Conference workshop and reading. Charlotte, NC.

  • 9-10:30 a.m. Nov. 3: Fiction session, “Dialogue from the Ground Up: Amplifying Place and the Sensory World,” Hilton Charlotte University Place
  • 4:30-5:30 Nov. 3, Faculty Readings

Nov. 17 @ 10 a.m., “Beyond Our Beginnings: A Conversation on Place, Writing, and Community,” with Patrice Gopo, Kathryn Schwille, and Eric Smith. Charlotte Mecklenburg Main Library, Francis Auditorium