icon caret-left icon caret-right instagram pinterest linkedin facebook twitter goodreads question-circle facebook circle twitter circle linkedin circle instagram circle goodreads circle pinterest circle


Kia Corthron's second novel, Moon and the Mars, is available now.




Consulate General of Ireland

345 Park Avenue, 17th floor

New York City

Friday, April 1st, 8 AM


A celebration of the historical connections between the Black and Irish communities in New York. Kia Corthron will discuss Moon and the Mars and Larry Kirwan will discuss his new Broadway musical Paradise Square. Moderated by Dennis Brownlee, Chairman of the African American Irish Diaspora Network. Information here.



Past Moon and the Mars events


Aug 31, 2021: Writers Bone podcast, available here.

Sept 8, 2021: MOON AND THE MARS BOOK LAUNCH at the Center for Fiction, Brooklyn, available here.

Sept 14, 2021: PowHer Books podcast, available here.

Sept 25, 2021: Webinar with Dora Maar House, France.

Sept 30, 2021: Brooklyn Book Festival Bookend / Brooklyn Public Library virtual event with Sarah Schulman.

Oct 2, 2021: MetFest/Word Up, celebrating the 150th anniversary of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City.

Oct 17, 2021: Brattleboro Literary Festival virtual event, Vermont.

Oct 20, 2021: Powell's Books virtual event with Robin D.G. Kelley, Portland, Oregon, available here.

Nov 4, 2021: A Mighty Blaze/Zeigeist virtual event with Jane Roper, available here.

Nov 18, 2021: Leola's Lady Land Lounge at The Green Room 42 in New York City.

Dec 9, 2021: Prairie Lights virtual event with Lisa Schlesinger, Iowa City, Iowa, available here.
Dec 11, 2021: Revolution Books Holiday Party, Harlem, New York City.

Jan 26, 2022: Irish Arts Center event with Michael Patrick MacDonald, New York City.

Feb 3, 2022: New York Society virtual event with Meg Wolitzer, New York City.

Feb 15, 2022: Tenement Museum virtual event, New York City, available here.

Feb 21, 2022: Brown Girl Collective live broadcast.

Feb 22, 2022: Book Passage virtual event, Bay Area, available here.

Mar 17, 2022: National Black Writers Conference John Oliver Killens reading series virtual event with novelists Louis Edwards, Courttia Newland, and Nana Nkwetit.

Mar 20 & 27, 2022: Writers on Writing radio program, WNYE 91.5 FM, available here.

Mar 19, 2022: Virginia Festival of the Book in-person event with novelist Kim Thúy.