Rewriting Illness:
Pub Date May 23, 2023

Please join me for conversations about Rewriting Illness with celebrated writers and artists in the months to come. SOME EVENTS REQUIRE REGISTRATION. SEE BELOW! 

May 23 Tues 7pm. McNally-Jackson, Seaport, NY NY. Talking with New Yorker staff writer and novelist, Rivka Galchen. Register here.

May 31 Wed 7pm. Watchung Booksellers, Montclair NJ. Talking with journalist Gabrielle Glaser. Register here.

June 1 Thurs 4pm. A Mighty Blaze talking with Caroline Leavitt, Streaming at these 3 sites. Registration not required.

June 4 Sun 5pm Politics & Prose, Wash DC, Talking with Georgetown Professor Deborah Tannen.

JUNE 5 Mon 7pm Porter Square Books, Cambridge, MA “A Patient and Doctor Talking Mortality, Fear & Writing Memoir” with Dr. Suzanne Koven MD. Register here.

JUNE 7 Wed 7pm Eastern ON-LINE ZOOM. Talking with Betsy West, documentary filmmaker: RBG. Hosted by Ivy Life. To register, click on this link & follow bubbles saying CLICK TO RSVP: 

June 16 Friday 7pm BOOK TALK: Rewriting Illness–An Upper West Side Memoir Convo & Signing with UWS Yoga & Wellness Owners, Ingrid Marcroft and Stephan Kolbert. Register via email to with BOOK TALK in the subject. 75-B West 85th Street–glass storefront between CPW & Columbus Ave. Space is limited.

June 30 (NOT JUNE 26) Friday 8pm. NYS Summer Writers Institute, Skidmore College, Palamountain Hall, Saratoga Springs, NY. Free. Open to the public. 

August 3 Thursday 4:30pm. West Tisbury Library, Martha’s Vineyard. Talking with memoirist Honor Moore on “What Makes a Memoir?”  

September 28, Featured Writer at Book-the-Writer, in person & online. 

October 8, 3:30pm ET. An online conversation at Patricia Friesen’s Saratoga Springs’ SalonZ. Contact me for the Zoom link:  

October 10, 7pm ET, P&T Knitwear Bookstore, NYC. Leading conversation with Kathleen Watt about her book: Rearranged: An Opera Singer’s Facial Cancer and Life Transposed

October 16, 3pm ET, California-based LUNCHEON SOCIETY’s Zoom conversation. Contact me to sign up.  

November 19, 3PM, Miami Book FairBuilding 8, Second Floor, Room 8202 MEMOIRS & MALADIES. A panel with John Hendrickson, Sandeep Jauhar, and Dr. Jeffrey A. Lieberman.

Jan. 31 Wednesday. 7:30pm NY State Writers Institute, SUNY ALBANY. “Writing About Cancer with Humor, Wisdom & Terror” In Conversation with Robert Boyers, editor, Salmagundi & Skidmore Professor. Ciick here for location info.