EVENTS & APPEARANCES

UPCOMING

Writing Workshops
Look for Josh’s fiction workshops
upcoming at the
Sackett Street Writer’s Workshop
Brooklyn, NY
link

PAST EVENTS

July 15, 2011
Iowa City Book Festival Dinner
New York Times best-selling author Elizabeth Berg gave the keynote address at the annual pre-festival event. One festival author seated at each table.
7 p.m.
University of Iowa, Main Library

100 Main Library

Iowa City, IA 52242
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July 16, 2011
Iowa City Book Festival
“Place as Character in Short Fiction,” panel discussion with Don Waters.
1:45 p.m.
Third Floor North Discussion in the University of Iowa Main Library
100 Main Library
Iowa City, IA 52242
link

July 17, 2011
Iowa City Book Festival
Reading
2 p.m.
T Spoons Cafe
301 E. Market St.
Iowa City, IA 52240
link

Tuesday, September 13, 2011
Skylight Books
Reading, book signing, with Edan Lepucki, author of “If You’re not Yet Like Me”
7:30 p.m.
1818 North Vermont Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90027
link

Thursday, September 15, 2011
Kepler’s Books and Magazines
Reading, book signing
7 p.m.
1010 El Camino Real
Menlo Park, CA 94025
link

Monday, September 19, 2011
The Booksmith
Reading, book signing, with Will Boast, author of “Power Ballads”
7:30 p.m.
1644 Haight Street
San Francisco, CA 94117
link

Tuesday, September 27, 2011
192 Books
Reading, book signing, with Anna Solomon, author of “The Little Bride”
7 p.m.
192 10th Ave. at 21st Street
New York, NY 10011
link

Monday, October 10, 2011
Moment Magazine-Karma Foundation Short Fiction Awards Ceremony
Reading, along with contest judge Nicole Krauss, author of “Great House” and “The History of Love”
7:30 p.m.
JCC Manhattan
334 Amsterdam Ave. at West 76th Street
New York, NY 10023
NOTE: Event is free, but registration is required. To register, click link below.
link

Saturday, October 22, 2011
Highland Square Branch Library Friends of the Library Brunch
Guest speaker, book signing
10:30 a.m.
Highland Square Branch Library
807 West Market Street

Akron, Ohio 44303
NOTE: Event is free, but advance sign-up is requested. Please call 330-376-2927
link

Thursday, October 27, 2011
Prairie Lights
Reading and book signing
7 p.m.
Prairie Lights
15 South Dubuque Street
Iowa City, IA 52240
link

Sunday, October 30, 2011
Politics and Prose
Reading and book signing with Will Boast, author of “Power Ballads”
1 p.m.
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20008
NOTE: Book party immediately following at 3748 Jenifer St. NW, a short walk from the bookstore
link

Thursday, Nov. 3, 2011
Moonstone Arts Center (Robin’s Bookstore)
Reading and book signing with Lee Klein
7 p.m.
110A S. 13th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107
link

Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2011
Newtonville Books
Reading and book signing with National Book Award winner Ha Jin
7 p.m.
296 Walnut St.
Newton, MA 02460
link

Sunday, Nov. 13, 2011
Book Launch Party!
Reading and book signing
10:30 a.m.
First Floor Lounge
1 Grand Army Plaza
Brooklyn, NY 11238
link

Monday, Nov. 28, 2011
The Learned Owl
Reading and book signing
7 p.m.
204 N. Main St.
Hudson, OH
Newton, MA 44236
link

Thursday, Dec. 1, 2011
The Book Stall at Chestnut Court
Reading and book signing with Catherine Theis, author of “The Fraud of Good Sleep,” and Jessica Savitz, author of “Hunting is Painting”
7 p.m.
811 Elm St.
Winnetka, Illinois 60093
link

Thursday, Dec. 8, 2011
Barnes and Noble Eton Chagrin Boulevard
Reading and book signing with Eric Wasserman, author of “Temporary Life” and “Celluloid Strangers”
7 p.m.
28801 Chagrin Boulevard
Woodmere, OH 44122
NOTE: Cleveland Jewish Arts Collaborative with host both authors for drinks and book chat immediately following book reading at Palladar Latin Kitchen and Rum Bar, just down the road (28601 Chagrin Boulevard).
link

Friday, Dec. 9, 2011
Hadassah Literary Tea
Reading and book signing
Noon
Westwood Village Condo Party Room
175 Court Drive
Fairlawn, OH
link

Sunday, December 18, 2011
SundaySalon: Occupy Literature
Reading in NYC with David Unger, Leora Skolkin-Smith and Sunil Yapa.
7 p.m.
Jimmy’s No. 34
43 East 7th St. (between 2nd and 3rd Aves)
New York, NY
link

Friday, March 2, 2012
AWP Conference & Book Fair
Book Signing
11 a.m.
Hilton Chicago
Chicago, ILL
link

Saturday, April 14, 2012
Ohio Author Day & Book Fair
Book signing
Noon to 5 p.m.
Hudson Library & Historical Society
96 Library Street
Hudson, OH 44236
link

Saturday, April 21, 2012
Los Angeles Times Festival of Books
Fiction Panel: At Loose Ends
Moderated by Rachel Resnick
With Seth Greenland, Eleanor Henderson, and Jervey Tervalon
Time: Noon
Annenberg Auditoriam (Panel 1062)
University of Southern California
Los Angeles, CA
link

Tuesday, May 1, 2012
Berlin, Germany: Reading, book signing
St. George’s Bookshop
7 p.m.
Wörther Straße 27
Prenzlauer Berg
10405 Berlin
link

Thursday, May 3, 2012
Amsterdam, Netherlands: Reading, book signing
The English Bookshop
7:30 p.m.
Lauriergracht 71
1016 RH Amsterdam
link

Tuesday May 8, 2012
Pens Parentis Literary Salon
Reading, Q&A, book signing
7 p.m.
Libertine Library (2nd floor, Gild Hall)
15 Gold Street
New York, NY 10038
link

Saturday May 12, 2012
Ohioana Book Festival
Panel: Short Stories, with Donald Ray Pollock, Richard Hague and Laura Maylene Walter
2:15 p.m.
Construction Arts Building Room 108
546 Jack Gibbs Blvd.
Columbus, Ohio 43215
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Sunday July 8 – Saturday July 14, 2012
Chautauqua Institute Writer-in-Residence
Week 3: Inspire, Commit, Act
Workshop, reading on the porch, and “brown-bag” lecture
Registration for week-long prose workshop opens in April (see link below)
One Ames Ave.
Chautauqua, NY 14722
link

Thursday, July 18, 2012
The Hamptons Synagogue: Summer Reading Series
Reading, Discussion
154 Sunset Ave.
Westhampton Beach, NY 11978
link

Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2012
Author, Author
Luncheon, Talk, Book Signing
Our Lady of the Elms School
11:30 a.m.
1375 Exchange St.
Akron, OH
44313
link

Thursday, Oct. 11, 2012
Short Stories by Jewish Authors
Luncheon, Reading and Discussion Group
Noon
Tommy’s Restaurant
1824 Coventry Rd.
Cleveland Heights, OH 44118
For reservations, contact Sondra Jacobs: sondrajacobs@sbcglobal.net or 216-397-1481
(Book signing to follow next door at Mac’s Backs – Books on Coventry: info@macsbacks.com)
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Monday, Nov. 12, 2012
The Jewish Federations of North America General Assembly
Emerging Author’s Panel: Tomorrow’s Voices
Time 12:30 p.m.
Baltimore Convention Center
CC-308
Pratt St.
Baltimore, MD
link

Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012
Charleston Jewish Community Center
Lecture, Book Signing
7 p.m.
1645 Wallenberg Blvd.
Charleston, SC
29485
link

Monday, Nov. 19, 2012
Buffalo Jewish Community Center
Lecture, Book Signing
7:30 p.m.
787 Delaware Ave.
Buffalo, NY
14209
link

Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012
David Posnack JCC – 25th Annual Book Festival
Emerging Authors Panel
Discussion, book signing, with Adam Wilson, author of “Flatscreen”
7:30 p.m.
5850 South Pine Island Road
Davie, FL 33328
link

Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013
Brooklyn Reading Works
“The Truth in Publishing”
Panel on future of publishing with Renee Zuckerbrot, Rob Spillman, Tamson Weston, and Jonathan Lyons
8 p.m.
The Old Stone House
336 Third St.
Brooklyn, NY
link

Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013
The Jewish Community Center of Central New Jersey
Lecture, Book Signing
11 a.m.
1391 Martine Ave.
Scotch Plains, NJ
07076
link

Tuesday, April 16, 2013
Word
Reading, Book Signing, with Joshua Henkin, author of “The World Without You”
7 p.m.
126 Franklin St.
Brooklyn, NY
link

Saturday, April 20, 2013
Ohio Author Day
Panel Discussion, “Where Fiction Comes From”
10 a.m.
Hudson Library & Historical Society
96 Library St.
Hudson, OH
44236
link

Tuesday, May 28, 2013
Akron Woman’s City Club
Reading, Book Signing
Noon
732 West Exchange St.
Akron, OH 44302
link

Sunday, October 13, 2013
Writing Workshop
The Learned Owl
Time-TBA
204 N. Main St.
Hudson, OH 44236
link