Events for This Terrible Beauty

For updates on what's happening in my writing world and insights into books, art and movies that inspire me, check out my brief monthly newsletter here

February 29, 6 - 8 pm
Florida Book Launch at Shakti Yoga, 1114 White Street, Key West FL
All are welcome!

March 3, 10:30 - 12pm
Cafe con Libros, Key West Public Library, 700 Fleming Street, Key West FL
Open to the public

March 4, 7 - 8:30 pm - in conversation with Whitney Sharer
Massachussetts Book Launch at Belmont Books, 79 Leonard Street, Belmont MA
All are welcome!

March 5, 7 - 8:30 pm
Presentation at Goodnow Library, 21 Concord Rd, Sudbury MA
Open to the public

March 9, 6 - 8 pm
Discussion with Alysia Abbott at GrubStreet, 162 Boylston St, Boston MA
By invitation

March 12, 6 - 7 pm - in conversation with Marjan Kamali
Boston Athenaeum, 10 1/2 Beacon Street, Boston MA

A Conversation on Agency: Displacement and Power During Political Turmoil, with Marjan Kamali 
More information here (members free, guests $15)

April 3 - 5 (virtual)
Two sessions at The Muse and the Marketplace conference
More here (advance registration required)

April 20, 8 - 9 pm
Book talk at (the beautiful) Books & Books, 265 Aragon Ave, Coral Gables, FL
More here 

October 27, 7pm
"Female Agency in Times of Turmoil" at The Boston Athenaeum: A conversation with Marjan Kamali, author of The Stationary Shop, about Iran, East Germany, love, power and healing.



November 1, 2018
Katrin begins her work at the Key West Literary Seminar and Workshops. More information here

January 15, 16, 17
I'll be teaching three sessions at the Key West Literary Workshops. More information here 

January 26, 1 PM - 5 PM
Carlsbad Public Library, 1775 Dove Lane, Carlsbad CA
More info here

February 1, 10:30 AM - 1:30 PM
ACE THE OPENING, GrubStreet, 162 Boylston Street, Boston
Whether you're writing novels, short stories, or memoir, you must bring your audience into the unique world of your story with confidence and creativity. In this interactive class, learn different ways of doing so. 

February 2
The Forgotten Hours launches at the Hampshire House in Boston!
By invitation only.

February 4
First Draft with Mitzi Rapkin on Aspen Public Radio
Subscribe here to the podcast of this incredible show on writing

February 6
Book Club reading, Brooklyn NY
By invitation

February 7, 6 - 8 PM
NEWSFEED CAFE at the Boston Public Library, 700 Boylston Street, Boston MA
I'll be in conversation with Susan Bernhard (Winter Loon, Little A, 12/18) and James Charlesworth (The Patricide of George Benjamin Hill, Arcade, 1/19). We’ll be talking family dynamics, loyalty, and betrayal--promises to be juicy. More information here

February 8, 10:30 AM - 1:30 PM
HELP! GETTING YOUR BOOK BACK ON TRACK, GrubStreet, 162 Boylston Street, Boston
This session will show you how to get back control of your project by sharing six important strategies to help you clarify your goals, content and process. It is suitable for all nonfiction including memoir. More info here

February 20, 6:30PM 
Key West Public Library
Chatting about books on a rainy night! More info here

March 13, 7-8:30 PM
Goodnow Library, Sudbury MA
My last chat with Susan Bernhard (Winter Loon, Little A, 12/18) and James Charlesworth (The Patricide of George Benjamin Hill, Arcade, 1/19). There were so many questions from the audience, the library had to shut us down!

March 14, 7 - 9 PM
Trident Booksellers & Cafe, 338 Newbury St, Boston 
A bookish party--with food & wine to purchase while enjoying our discussion!--with me, Christopher Castellani, Whitney Scharer and Crystal King

April 5, 6 & 7, All day
THE MUSE AND THE MARKETPLACE, Park Plaza Hotel, 50 Park Plaza, Boston MA
Check out this incredible event, called "The #1 Writing Conference in America" by The Writer Magazine. You will come away stunned and so smart--not to mention, you'll have lots of new writer friends. More information here

April 16, 7 PM - 9 PM
THE CARDIGAN CONNECTION, 150 Chestnut Street Providence RI
I'm really thrilled to be participating in this event with Mira Jacobs, Marcia Butler, and Joseph Scapellato. Comedy Club atmosphere, serious literary sh*t going down! Doors open at 6:30--grab yourself a table and sit with some friends. More information here

April 17, 6:30 PM 
Reading at Books & Books, 265 Aragon Avenue, Coral Gables, FL
This is a gorgeous and important bookstore, AND they serve wine. More information here

April 18, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Author lunch at Key Biscayne Community Center, 10 Village Green Way, Key Biscayne FL

May 23
Book Club discussion, Westwood MA (invitation only)

May 23

September 21 & 22

October 19
Boston Book Festival