November Boston author events

Some upcoming children’s author events in the Boston area:

Leda Schubert, author of Monsieur Marceau: Actor without Words, will be signing at Porter Square Books in Cambridge on Wednesday, November 14th. The free event begins at 7:00 p.m.; see Porter Square Books’ website for details.

Author/illustrator Marc Brown will speak at Lesley University’s Washburn Auditorium at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 15th. The Arthur creator will “discuss his creative process, share new work, explain the process of adapting books to television, and give his observations on the state of children’s books.” This free lecture, part of the  Strauch-Mosse Visiting Artist series, is open to the public; for more details and to reserve a seat, please visit Lesley University’s website.

On Monday, November 19th, at 7:00 p.m., Caragh O’Brien will appear at the Belmont Public Library to celebrate the release of Promised, the final volume in her YA dystopian trilogy Birthmarked. YA fantasy author Leah Cypess (Nightspell, Mistwood) will join her for a discussion. See the library’s event calendar for more information.

Know of other author/illustrator events coming up in Boston? Please share!

Katie Bircher About Katie Bircher

Katie Bircher, assistant editor at The Horn Book, Inc., is a former bookseller and holds an MA in children's literature from Simmons College.

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