Sept. 20, 11am — Brooklyn
Brooklyn Book Festival, “The Internet: the Great Equalizer?”
I’ll be appearing at the Brooklyn Book Festival, taking part on a panel titled “The Internet: the Great Equalizer?” on Sunday Sept 20 @ 11AM, with Jon Ronson, Astra Taylor, and Manoush Zomorodi. Information and tickets here.
Oct. 2, 8pm — New York
New Yorker Festival, “Streaming the Future” with SoundCloud co-founder Alexander Ljung
I’ll be at the “SoundCloud Lounge” in One World Trade, talking to Alexander Ljung, the co-founder of SoundCloud, about streaming music and how artists can make money from their work. There will also be appearances by SoundCloud artists. Information and tickets here.
Oct. 3, 4pm — New York
New Yorker Festival, “The Architecture of Tomorrow” with architect Zaha Hadid
On Saturday afternoon, October 3, I’ll be talking to the architect Zaha Hadid about her work and the future of architecture. Information and tickets here.
Oct. 3, 10pm — New York
New Yorker Festival, “Uptown Special” with Mark Ronson
I’ll be talking to Mark Ronson, the producer and co-writer of the smash “Uptown Funk,” as well as a driving force behind the music of Amy Winehouse. After our chat, Mark and friends will perform some of their songs. Information and tickets here.
Oct. 4, 2pm — New York
Oct. 5, 7:30pm — Brooklyn
Greenlight Bookstore, reading and signing
I’ll be appearing at our neighborhood bookstore with Dion Graham, the actor who reads The Song Machine for the audio version. I’ll talk about the book a bit, and play some of the songs from it, and Dion and I will talk about the challenges of book narration. (Dion is literally the best in the business: check out his Dave Eggers audio books.) Various characters from the book may be making an appearance, including The Boy. Free and open to the public. Information here.
Oct. 13, 7pm — Los Angeles
Book Soup, reading and signing
Oct. 14 — Seattle
Elliott Bay Book Company, reading and signing
Oct 16. 7pm — San Francisco
Book Passage, Corte Madera, reading and signing
Oct. 24 — Boston
Boston Book Festival, details TK
Nov. 21 — Miami
Miami Book Fair, details TK