Arvin Ahmadi at Kramerbooks, February 8th

Arvin Ahmadi will be reading and discussing his novel, Down and Across at Kramerbooks & Afterwords Café on Thursday, February 8th at 7:00 p.m. This is his first novel. The event is free. The bookstore and café are located at 1517 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Washington, DC, above Dupont Circle.

Here is a link to his book –

Here is a video of Mr. Ahmadi discussing YA representation –

Lise Arin, Novelist, at Bender JCC of Greater Washington on Feb 8th

Lise Arin will be doing a reading of her first novel, Empress Matilda, at the Bender JCC of Greater Washington on Thursday, Feb. 8th at 7:00 p.m. This is a paid event. The reading will be held at 6125 Montrose Road, Rockville, MD.

Here is a link to her book –

Daisy Hernandez and Kathi Wolfe at the Writer’s Center

Daisy Hernandez reads from A Cup of Water Under My Bed. Kathi Wolfe, a poet, and author of Green Light, will also do a reading. The event will be at the Writer’s Center tomorrow from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m.  A reception and book signing will follow the event. Admission is free.

Below is a YouTube video of an interview Daisy Hernandez gave last year –

Stephen Mansfield speaks at Tysons-Pimmit Regional Library

New York Times bestselling author Stephen Mansfield discusses his latest book, The Miracle of the Kurds: A Remarkable Story of Hope Reborn in Northern Iraq.  This free event will be at the Tysons-Pimmit Regional Library in Falls Church, VA, on today from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Mansfield has written several biographies, including Booker T. Washington, Winston Churchill and Abraham Lincoln. His latest book will be available for sale and signing.

Below is a video from YouTube where Mr. Mansfield talked about his new book –

George O’Connor speaks at Takoma Park Library

Graphic novelist George O’Connor unveils Ares, the latest in his popular Olympians series at the Takoma Park Library, Maryland, on February 5th from 7:30 to 9:00 p.m.  Mr. O’Connor also will do a drawing demonstration. He has published several children’s picture book and is a New York Times best-selling writer. Politics & Prose Bookstore will be selling his books at the event, but the program is free and no purchase is required to attend.

Below is a video from YouTube on Mr. O’Connor’s chat with Luke Pearson at Strand Bookstore, NY, last April –

Sue Eisenfeld reads at the Writer’s Center

Sue Eisenfeld reads from Shenandoah: A Story of Conservation and Betrayal at the Writer’s Center on Sunday, February 1, from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. Saundra Rose Maley, a poet, will read from Disappearing Act. The reading will be followed by a reception and book signing. Admission is free.