schedule of events

2012

Thursday, March 1:
Chicago, IL
Continental B, Hilton Chicago, 720 Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60605
Association of Writers and Writing Programs Conference
10:30 – 11:45 a.m. – panel discussion: Thinking with Your Own Apparatus: Fiction Writers & History.

2011

Friday, June 24:
Kingston, RI
Upper College Road, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI 02881
5:15 p.m. – Dinner & reading, Ocean State Summer Writing Conference.

Thursday, June 9:
New York, NY
KGB Bar, 85 East 4th Street, New York, NY 10003
7:00 p.m. – Behind the Book: Reading from the contributors to Freud’s Blind Spot, edited by Elisa Albert.
kgbbar.com/calendar/events/behind_the_book12/

2010

Wednesday, November 3:
Fairfield, CT
Dolan School of Business, Fairfield University, Fairfield, CT 06824
7:00 p.m. – Reading & signing from new work.

Sunday, July 25:
Mystic, CT
Chapel of Our Lady Assumption, Enders Island, Mystic, CT 06355
7:00 p.m. – Reading & signing from new work.

Tuesday, January 5:
Mystic, CT
Chapel of Our Lady Assumption, Enders Island, Mystic, CT 06355
7:00 p.m. – Reading & signing from new work.

2009

Thursday, November 19:
New York, NY
Columbia University, 501 Dodge, 2960 Broadway, New York, NY 10027
8:00 p.m. – Reading from new work with Sam Lipsyte, Greg Lichtenberg, Sadia Shepard, Cecily Parks, and Josh Bell.

Tuesday, July 21:
Mystic, CT
Chapel of Our Lady Assumption, Enders Island, 06355
7:00 p.m. – Reading & signing from new work.

2008

Monday, December 29:
Mystic, CT
St. Edmund’s Chapel, Enders Island, 06355
7:00 p.m. – Reading & signing.

Friday, December 12:
Berkeley, CA
University of California – Berkeley, School of Public Health, 150 University Hall, Oxford Street between Addison & University Avenue, 94710
4:30 p.m. – Reading from AIDS Sutra, signing, and discussion, with Nalini & Sonia Faleiro.

Thursday, December 11:
San Francisco, CA
University of California – San Francisco, Parnassus, N-217, 513 Parnassus, 94143
3:00 p.m. – Reading from AIDS Sutra, signing, & discussion with Nalini, Negar Akhavi, and Sonia Faleiro.

Wednesday, December 10:
Seattle, WA
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, 1551 Eastlake Avenue East, 98102
12 noon – Reading from AIDS Sutra, signing, and discussion with Foundation staff, with Nalini, Negar Akhavi, and Sonia Faleiro.

Tuesday, December 9:
Seattle, WA
University of Washington, Forge Auditorium S-060, Genome Sciences Building, 1705 NE Pacific Street, 98195
5:30 p.m. – Reading from AIDS Sutra, Q & A, and signing with Nalini and Sonia Faleiro.

Thursday, October 30:
Newtown, CT
Liberty Clubhouse, 06470
6:00 p.m. – Reading and Q & A.

Wednesday, October 22:
New York, NY
Ladies Lotto, 515 Little West 29th Street (at 10th Avenue), 10001
7:00 p.m. – Reading and discussion.

Thursday, October 9:
Greenwich, CT
Greenwich Arts Council, 299 Greenwich Avenue, 06830
10:00 a.m. – Nalini will be a guest instructor for a two-hour class for serious writers of fiction and creative nonfiction.

Sunday, September 28:
Southport, CT
Pequot Library, 720 Pequot Avenue, 06890
4:00 p.m. – Reading and discussion as part of the Meet the Authors series.

Sunday, September 21:
New York, NY
New York Is Book Country, Central Park Bandshell at 72nd Street, 10023
2:40 p.m. – Reading and signing.

Friday, September 19:
East Haddam, CT
Burgandy Books & Annex, 4 Norwich Road, 06423
7:00 p.m. – Reception, reading, & signing as part of the annual Burgandy Books Fall Festival.

Thursday, September 18:
Fairfield, CT
Fairfield University, Di-Menna Nyselius Library, Multimedia Room, 1073 North Benson Road, 06824
7:00 p.m. – Nalini will be reading as part of The Inspired Writer – Distinguished Authors Series. Discussion and live web chat to follow.

Friday, February 8:
Westport, CT
Westport Library, 20 Jesup Road, 06880
12 noon – Nalini will be speaking at the library.

Thursday, January 10:
New Canaan, CT
New Canaan Library, 151 Main Street, 06840
7:30 p.m. – A reading and Q & A with Dave King, author of The Ha-Ha.

2007

Thursday, December 6:
Ridgefield, CT
Ridgefield Library, 472 Main Street, 06877
7:00 p.m. – A reading, Q & A, and signing with Nalini at the Library, in conjunction with Books on the Common.

Wednesday, December 5:
Andover, MA
Freeman Room, Oliver Wendell Holmes Library, Phillips Academy, 180 Main Street, 01810
7:00 p.m. – A reading and Q & A with Nalini.

Wednesday, November 14:
Amherst, MA
Amherst Books, 8 Main Street, 01002
8:00 p.m. – Reading with Shauna Seliy, author of When We Get There, a part of the Amherst College Writing Center’s Visiting Writers series.

Thursday, October 4:
 New York, NY
McNally Robinson, 52 Prince Street, 10012
7:00 p.m. – Reading; a conversation with Carol Janeway, Nalini’s editor; a Q & A; and a book signing.

Tuesday, October 2:
Old Greenwich, CT
Arcadia Coffee Co., 20 Arcadia Road, 06870
7:00 p.m. – A reading, Q & A, and signing with Nalini & Jim Shepard, author of Like You’d Understand Anyway.

Tuesday, September 25:
Providence, RI
Books on the Square, 471 Angell Street, 02906
7:00 p.m. – A reading, Q & A, and signing with Nalini & Jim Shepard, author of Like You’d Understand Anyway.

Wednesday, September 19:
Fairfield, CT
Borders Fairfield, 1499 Post Rd., 06824
7:00 p.m. – Panel discussion with Connecticut authors, with Nalini as featured guest.

Thursday, September 13:
Cambridge, MA
Porter Square Books, Porter Square Shopping Center, 25 White Street, 02140
7:00 p.m. – Reading, Q & A, and signing with Karen Russell, author of St. Lucy’s Home for Girls Raised By Wolves.

Friday, September 7:
New York, NY
Rubin Museum of Art, 150 West 17th St., 10011
6:00 p.m. – Signing begins in the K2 lounge.
7:00 p.m. – Reading and discussion in the Rubin Museum galleries with Ian Klaus, author of Elvis Is Titanic: Classroom Tales from the Other Iraq.