Events



HARBOR SPRINGS FESTIVAL OF THE BOOK
Panel: The Unexpected Facets of the Writing Life, and Reading: Soup & Stories series

Panel: Friday, September 29th
1:15 PM
Harbor Springs United Methodist Church

Reading: Saturday, September 30th
11:45 AM
Holy Childhood Church Community Center
Harbor Springs, Michigan


The Friday panel will focus on alternate paths to the written word, with David Francis and Idra Novey. Details here. For the Saturday reading, which will feature authors reading from 11 to 1, Kia Corthron will read from The Castle Cross the Magnet Carter. Details here.


INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF AUTHORS
Book Launch for paperback version of
The Castle Cross the Magnet Carter

Panel: Art and Politics in the Age of Resistance
Thursday, October 19th
7 PM
Fleck Dance Theatre
207 Queens Quay West
Toronto, Canada

IFOA Windsor
Reading/​Interview
Saturday, October 21st
7 PM
Daniel Patrick Kelly Theatre
Capitol Theatre
121 University Avenue West
Windsor, Canada


The Thursday panel in Toronto will be moderated by André Alexis, featuring Kia Corthron and Eileen Myles. Details here. The Windsor event on Saturday will feature Kia Corthron reading from The Castle Cross the Magnet Carter, in a Q&A with brilliant author Christopher Paul Curtis. Details here.


ECLIPSE THEATRE COMPANY
2017 FEATURED PLAYWRIGHT
The Athenaeum Theatre
2936 North Southport Avenue
Chicago


Kia Corthron will be the 2017 featured playwright of Chicago's Eclipse Theatre Company, which dedicates its three-play seasons to a single playwright. Productions: Force Continuum from April 13th thru May 21st, the world premiere of Megastasis from July 13th thru August 20th, and a third play to be announced for the late fall. More details closer to show times. The Eclipse website is 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
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.