Romance for Every Reader

Fall in love with superstar authors Alexandra Bracken (Silver in the Bone), and Melissa See (Love Letters for Joy) as they dive deep into writing love stories across genres—from fantastical Arthurian fantasies to Cyrano retellings—and how they infuse their pages with tension, love, and even heartbreak. Moderated by Camryn Garrett (Friday I’m in Love).

Looking Within

Across fiction and real life, self-actualization can start early. Whether it’s the story of a humanoid robot whose consciousness is awakened when he falls in love, the memoir of a biracial American trying to connect with their Mexican family, or a young adoptee whose passion for cosplay, comics, and animation helps them accept the monster […]

Secrets, Lies, and Deadly Consequences

A body found in the woods in a ripped-from-the-headlines tale, a dangerous game—and attraction—you can’t refuse, and dark academia with enticing but possibly fatal outcomes… get ready to be pulled in and entangled by these thrillers from Mark Oshiro (Into the Light), Gail-Agnes Musikavanhu (Ride or Die), and Joelle Wellington (Their Vicious Games). Moderated by […]

New York, New York!

Whether it’s somewhere you dream of moving to one day, a place you met your very best friends, or a world in which you struggle to fit in, it’s hard to deny: there’s no city like New York City. Join acclaimed authors Don P. Hooper (True True), Patricia Park (Imposter Syndrome and Other Confessions of […]

Out of This World

Get whisked away to new worlds with renowned Omar Epps and Clarence A. Haynes (co-authors of the Nubia series) as they discuss the craft of writing their epic saga set in a climate-ravaged New York. In conversation by bestselling author Melissa Albert (Our Crooked Hearts).

Breaking All the Rules

Rules are made to be broken, especially when teens are charting their own destinies. Whether they’re looking for love in 1910s Chicago, experimenting with drag, or navigating family secrets from juvenile detention, sometimes the only way to survive societal expectations is to rewrite the rules completely. Bestselling author Krystal Marquis (The Davenports), debut novelist Dan […]

Fierce Reads Presents: The Thrills and Chills Tour (In Person)

From seemingly prestigious boarding schools filled with malicious forces to cutthroat competitions and dark magic in the catacombs of Paris, these young adult authors know how to keep you up at night! Join Faridah Àbíké-Íyímídé (Ace of Spades), Jamison Shea (I Feed Her to the Beast and the Beast Is Me), Tomi Oyemakinde (The Changing […]

Foul Heart Huntsman: An Event with Chloe Gong (In Person)

Live and in person with the Astoria Bookshop, at the Tony Bennett Concert Hall, celebrate the conclusion of the Foul Lady Fortune duology by Chloe Gong! Joining her in conversation is Amélie Wen Zhao, author of Song of Silver, Flame Like Night and the Blood Heir Trilogy. This event is ticketed. Tickets include a seat […]