EVENTS and ARTICLES/INTERVIEWS (below)
FISH play reading
Keen on New York
Monday, December 17 at 4 PM
New George's The Room, 520 8th Ave, 3rd Floor
The first reading of Kia Corthron's new play Fish, written during her residency in the 2018 Keen Company Playwrights Lab. Details here.
BOOK THE WRITER
for Book Clubs
Kia Corthron's The Castle Cross the Magnet Carter is listed on BookTheWriter.com, a service organization whereby book clubs in the New York City area may bring in authors as a guest. The site is also a wonderful resource for book club suggestions. Details here.
PAST CASTLE CROSS EVENTS
REDDIT: ASK ME ANYTHING session, August 20, 2018 [see below]
READING with author LIZA JESSIE PETERSON, Word Up! Bookstore, New York, February 7, 2018
PAGE TO STAGE, Actors reading from novels, Rattlestick Playwrights Theatre, New York, February 6, 2018
MIAMI BOOK FAIR, November 18, 2017
BOOKFEST WINDSOR/INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF AUTHORS, Windsor, Ontario, October 21, 2017
INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF AUTHORS, Toronto, Oct 19, 2017
HARBOR SPRINGS FESTIVAL OF THE BOOK, Harbor Springs, Michigan, September 29 and 30, 2017
BROOKLYN BOOK FESTIVAL, September 17, 2017
BREAD LOAF WRITERS’ CONFERENCE, Middlebury College, Vermont, August 23, 2017
NATIONAL CONFERENCE OF AFRICAN AMERICAN LIBRARIANS, Atlanta, August 11, 2017
PETE’S CANDY STORE, Brooklyn, May 18, 2017
ENTERPRISE COMMUNITY PARTNERS, New York, April 27, 2017
BURLEY FISHER BOOKS, London, February 8, 2017
THE FIRE THIS TIME FESTIVAL with Kara Lee Corthron, New York, January 26, 2017
LESLEY UNIVERSITY, Cambridge, Massachusetts, January 7, 2017
CENTER FOR FICTION AWARDS DINNER ANNOUNCING THE FIRST NOVEL PRIZE, New York - Video here.
CENTER FOR FICTION, New York, First Novel Prize Fete, December 5, 2016 - Video here.
TIMES OF INDIA LITFEST, Mumbai, December 3, 2016
EAST CITY BOOKSHOP, Washington, D.C., November 17, 2016
BRATTLEBORO LITERARY FESTIVAL, Brattleboro, Vermont, October 15, 2016
SCHOMBURG CENTER, New York, September 28, 2016 - Partial video here.
KENTUCKY CENTER FOR AFRICAN AMERICAN HERITAGE, Louisville, August 28, 2016
WORD UP! New York, August 24, 2016
KGB BAR & LIT JOURNAL, New York, July 7, 2016
THE BOOKWORM, Omaha, Nebraska, June 2, 2016
CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, LONG BRANCH, May 6, 2016
UNIVERSITY BOOKSTORE, Seattle, Washington, April 26, 2016
PRAIRIE LIGHTS BOOKSTORE, Iowa City, Iowa, April 10, 2016
NEW DRAMATISTS, New York, March 8, 2016
STATEN ISLAND MUSEUM, February 20, 2016
MIDDLE TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY, Murfreesboro, Tennessee, February 17, 2016
BOOK LAUNCH: STRAND BOOK STORE, New York, February 9, 2016 - Video here.
Reddit: ASK ME ANYTHING session, August 20, 2018 here.
Bloom, January 2, 2018: "'No Regrets' (and No Spoilers): Q&A with Kia Corthron" here.
Lithub, December 15, 2017: "Making the Jump from Stage to Page: Playwright-Turned-Novelist Kia Corthron on the Varieties of Storytelling" here.
Rick Kogan interview, WGN Chicago Public Radio here.
Lithub, May 30, 2017: "What Counts as Standard? On Black English and Black American Sign Language" with linguist John McWhorter here.
Minorities in Publishing podcast, December 12, 2016: "Interview with Kia Corthron" here.
WHAS-11/ABC-TV Louisville, August 27, 2016: "Kia Corthron Talks About New Book & Local Event" here.
Publishers Weekly, April 22, 2016: "From Playwright to Novelist" here.