NYC Book Signing Calendar

Below is a selection of upcoming events at bookstores in Manhattan and Brooklyn. Please double check the event details at the bookstore’s website before attending in case of changes to the event or any errors.

For tips on what to expect at a book signing, check out this post.

Friday, August 24

  • N.K. Jemisin: A Celebration of the Broken Earth Trilogy. 7 p.m. at Housing Works Bookstore Cafe. Details.

Wednesday, September 5

  • DeRay Mckessen: On the Other Side of Freedom. 7 p.m. at St. Ann’s Church, hosted by Books Are Magic. Details. Tickets: $33

Thursday, September 6

  • Signe Pike: The Lost Queen. 7 p.m. at Barnes & Noble Upper East Side. Details.
  • Courtney Summers: Sadie (w/Cristina Arreola, Kara Thomas, and Tiffany D. Jackson). 7:30 p.m. at Word Brooklyn. Details. Tickets: $5 voucher

September 10-17: Brooklyn Book Festival

According to its website, “the Brooklyn Book Festival is one of America’s premier book festivals and the largest free literary event in New York City. Presenting an array of national and international literary stars and emerging authors, the festival includes a week of Bookend Events throughout New York City, a lively Children’s Day and a celebratory Festival Day with more than 300 authors plus 250 booksellers filling a vibrant outdoor Literary Marketplace.” Details and full schedule.

Select authors include: Arvin Ahmadi, Melissa Albert, Dhonielle Clayton, Jennifer Egan, Justina Ireland, N.K. Jemisin, Tayari Jones, Min Jin Lee, Malinda Lo, Carmen Maria Machado, Audrey Niffenegger, and Tochi Onyebuchi.

Monday, September 10

  • Scott Westerfeld: The Imposters (w/Dhonielle Clayton). 7 p.m. at Barnes & Noble Upper West Side. Details.

Tuesday, September 11

  • Sarah Weinman: The Real Lolita (w/David Grann). 7:30 p.m. at Books Are Magic. Details.

Wednesday, September 12

  • Ellen Goodlett: Rule (w/Zoraida Cordova). 7:30 p.m. at Word Brooklyn. Details. Tickets: $5 voucher
  • Naomi Novik: Spinning Silver (w/Sona Charaipotra). 7:30 p.m. at Word Jersey City. Details. Tickets: $5 voucher

Friday, September 14

  • Marjorie Liu: Monstress. 7 p.m. at The Strand. Details. Tickets: $15 gift card or purchase of Monstress Volume 3

Monday, September 17

  • Colleen Hoover: All Your Perfects. 7 p.m. at The Strand. Details. Tickets: $16
  • Doris Kearns Goodwin: Leadership in Turbulent Times. 7 p.m. at Barnes & Noble Union Square. Details.
  • Reese Witherspoon: Whiskey in a Teacup. 8 p.m. at The Town Hall. Details. Tickets: $75+

Tuesday, September 18

  • Sally Field: In Pieces. 7 p.m. at Barnes & Noble Union Square. Details.

Wednesday, September 19

  • Dr. Crystal Fleming: How to Be Less Stupid About Race (w/Morgan Jerkins). 7 p.m. at The Strand. Details. Tickets: $15 gift card or purchase of How to Be Less Stupid About Race

Friday, September 21

  • Secrets of Publishing Panel w/Renee Watson and Susan Shapiro. 6 p.m. at Barnes & Noble Union Square. Details. Proceeds benefit I, Too Arts Collective

Monday, September 24

  • Deborah Harkness: Time’s Convert. 7 p.m. at Barnes & Noble Upper West Side. Details.

Tuesday, September 25

  • Hank Green: An Absolutely Remarkable Thing. 7 p.m. at The Town Hall, hosted by Barnes & Noble Union Square. Details. Tickets: $36+

Wednesday, September 26

  • Can We All Be Feminists? A Panel on Intersectionality. 7:30 p.m. at Books Are Magic. Details.

Wednesday, October 3

  • Tomi Adeyemi, Ngozi Uzaku, Alex London, and April Tucholke. 6 p.m. at Barnes & Noble Union Square. Details.
  • Brendan Reichs and Ally Condie: The Darkdeep. 7 p.m. at Barnes & Noble Upper East Side. Details.

Friday, October 5

  • Casey Gerald: There Will Be No Miracles Here. 7:30 p.m. at Books Are Magic. Details.

Monday, October 8

  • V.E. Schwab: Vicious. 7 p.m. at The Strand. Details. Tickets: $15+

Tuesday, October 9

  • Nicole Chung: All You Can Ever Know (w/Alexander Chee). 7:30 p.m. at Books Are Magic. Details.

Wednesday, October 10

  • Becky Albertalli and Adam Silvera: What If It’s Us. 6 p.m. at Barnes & Noble Union Square. Details.
  • Markus Zusak: Bridge of Clay. 7 p.m. at Symphony Space, hosted by The Strand. Details. Tickets: $37

Monday, October 15

  • Phoebe Robinson: Everything’s Trash But It’s Okay. 7 p.m. at Gramercy Theater, hosted by The Strand. Details. Tickets: $35+

Tuesday, October 16

  • Nicholas Sparks: Every Breath. 12:30 p.m. at Barnes & Noble Union Square. Details. Wristband required

Tuesday, October 23

  • Sarah J. Maas: Kingdom of Ash. 7 p.m. at Symphony Space. Details. Tickets: $40+ SOLD OUT

Thursday, November 8

  • Alexander McCall Smith: The Colors of All the Cattle (No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency). 7 p.m. at Barnes & Noble Upper East Side. Details.

View the full lists of events directly at: 92YBarnes & Noble: Fifth AvenueBarnes & Noble: TribecaBarnes & Noble: Union SquareBarnes & Noble: Upper East SideBarnes & Noble: Upper West SideBooks Are MagicBooks of Wonder, Greenlight, McNally Jackson, New York Public LibraryThe Strand, and Word.

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Last updated: August 13, 2018