Join Brenda at Books are Magic in Brooklyn as she appears in conversation with Kristin Rockaway for the launch of her fabulous new novel, How to Hack a Heartbreak. At 7:30pm at Books are Magic, 225 Smith Street, Brooklyn, New York.
Join Brenda as she talks with New York Times bestselling author, Lauren Willig, about her gorgeous and epic new novel, The Summer Country. At Barnes and Noble on the Upper East Side at 7pm.
In conversation with Aimee Molloy, Liz Fenton, and Lisa Steinke for the launch of their new novels, The Perfect Mother and Girls' Night Out
Join Brenda as she moderates a discussion between novelists Aimee Molloy, Liz Fenton, and Lisa Steinke at the Powerhouse Arena in Brooklyn. They'll discuss Aimee's new novel, The Perfect Mother, and Liz and Lisa's new novel, Girls' Night Out. RSVP here.
Brenda will be in conversation with author Elyssa Friedland as Elyssa launches her second novel, The Intermission, at The Corner Bookstore in Manhattan. They'll talk books, marriage, and how to beat the sophomore slump when you write your second novel.
Dear Evan Hansen: The Novel panel at Book Expo with Steven Levenson, Benj Pasek, Justin Paul, and Val Emmich
Today's going to be an amazing day and here's why... the creative minds behind the Tony Award winning musical Dear Evan Hansen are coming to BookExpo! Dear Evan Hansen: The Novel will take everything theatre-goers love about the smash hit musical and make it accessible to readers everywhere. Favorite characters get more backstory, and scenes that were left on the cutting room floor will be available for the first time. Join Brenda Janowitz, Books Correspondent at PopSugar, as she leads a discussion around the book that will be the Young Adult sensation of the year. Details here.
Join Brenda as she hosts the fabulous New York Times bestselling author Jane Green at Turn of the Corkscrew Books and Wine for a Girls Night Out. Brenda and Jane will talk books and food as they celebrate the paperback release of Jane's novel, The Sunshine Sisters. This is a ticketed event, so please be sure to reserve your spot! Call the store at 516-764-6000.
Join Brenda at Hadassah's Book and Author Luncheon, taking place at Towers on the Green at North Shore Towers in Floral Park, New York.
Spring/ Summer book celebration with Reading with Robin at Turn of the Corkscrew, Rockville Centre, New York
Want to know what you’ll be reading on the beach this summer? Robin Kall, of Reading with Robin fame, and Brenda Janowitz, author of The Dinner Party and writer for PopSugar, dish about all of the hottest summer books that are coming your way this summer. They will be joined by Jamie Brenner, author The Forever Summer, and Caroline Leavitt, author of Cruel Beautiful World. Check out Robin and Brenda’s top spring and summer reads, and chat with the authors about what they are reading.
Book signing to follow. This is a free event. For more information, click here.
Independent Bookstore Day celebration with Jamie Brenner at Turn of the Corkscrew bookstore, Rockville Centre, New York
Join Brenda and Jamie Brenner, author of The Forever Summer, for Independent Bookstore Day! They'll be meeting at their favorite indie bookstore, Turn of the Corkscrew in Rockville Centre, for a discussion on books and why independent bookstores are so vitally important. Click here for more info.
Signing to follow.
Come meet Brenda and discuss The Dinner Party at Blue Door Books in Cedarhurst, New York! Book club discussion will begin at 10am. Meet and greet with Brenda will start at 10:30am.
Join Brenda for an afternoon tea at a private home in Palm Beach, Florida, where she will discuss her novel, THE DINNER PARTY. Registration is required for this event. Register here or by calling (561) 712-5200.
Join Brenda at B'nai Torah in Boca Raton, Florida, for a book discussion and signing of her novel, THE DINNER PARTY. Registration is required for this event. Register here or by calling (561) 392-8566.
Join Brenda for a book discussion and signing at the Peninsula Public Library in Lawrence.
Join Brenda at the Jewish Federation of Greater Toledo in Ohio as she discusses her novel, THE DINNER PARTY, and signs copies of the book.
Join Brenda at the Commack chapter of Hadassah for their annual Book and Author Luncheon.
Reception and book event at Temple Ohev Sholom in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, sponsored by the Sisterhood. Join Brenda as she discusses her novel, THE DINNER PARTY.
Come hear Brenda talk about The Dinner Party and the writing life. Sponsored by the Sid Jacobson JCC, held at Temple Judea in Manhasset. Tickets will go on sale in late August.
An evening with friends. Come here Brenda discuss her novel THE DINNER PARTY at the East Meadow Public Library, where they will be having a family dinner reception.
Brenda discusses and signs copies of her novel, THE DINNER PARTY. For information or to RSVP, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
How can you create characters that jump off the page, characters that feel like real, breathing people? Novelist Brenda Janowitz will discuss where to find inspiration for your characters, how to make your characters feel authentic, and how to present your characters in your narrative. Attendees can expect to do writing exercises, and come away with a clear understanding of how to create a character study for their characters.
Register for the conference here.
PANELISTS: JESSICA STRAWSER, BRENDA JANOWITZ, EMILY LIEBERT
This panel examines challenges specific to writing women’s fiction, one of the hottest and most consistently successful literary genres. During the session you’ll find out what it took for each author to break through, what makes women’s fiction distinct and what is it agents and publishers are looking for. You’ll also have an opportunity to ask your own questions of the panelists.
Register for the conference here.
Authors Brenda Janowitz and Susan Shapiro will discuss the inspiration for their most recent books and the theme of Jewish identity and how the idea of what it means to be Jewish changes from generation to generation.
Book signing to follow. Register here.