January 14. North Central Wenatchee Library Virtual Reads with Lisa Wingate.Presentation by Wingate followed by Q & A moderated by the library Check the library website FMI. Wenatchee, WA Zoom Virtual.
February 1, 1PM EST. Wingate meets virtually with all 37 chapters of Brandeis National Committee as they celebrate the choice of The Book of Lost Friends for the Book and Author Series. Lisa will be in conversation with moderator Leslie Milk. Cricket Book Shop, Maryland local independent book store is the bookseller. The Greater Washington Chapter is sponsoring this event. Members only. Washington D.C.
February 20, 2 – 3:30.EST. A Fireside Chat with Lisa Wingate about The Book of Lost Friends. 2-2:45 Introduction and Author Presentation. 2:45 –3:10 Moderated Q & A, 3:10-3:30 Online book signing and wrapup. FMI Bristol Public Library website, Bristol, CT. Zoom Virtual.
March 6, 7 to 8:30. An Evening with Lisa Wingate. “Where are the Children. Secrets of the Tennessee Children’s Home Society” presentation of Before We Were Yours with Q & A. 8:30 Booksigning . Booktable sales by The Little Bookshop. Sponsored by Friends of the Library, North Courthouse Road Library, 325 N. Courthouse Rd. North Chesterfield VA.
March 10, 7 PM. Lake Travis Reads presents an evening with the author of The Book of Lost Friends. Lisa Wingate will discuss the book and take questions in a virtual event on Zoom. The community read program is sponsored by these three Texas libraries: Bee Cave Public Library, Lake Travis Community Library and Spicewood Community Library. Free and open to the public. www.laketravisreads.org. The zoom registration link is: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJUkc-mhrTsjGNRSJkqztSCsE6RgZJqHFK-X
April 6 to 9, 2021. Lisa will discuss The Book of Lost Friends with book clubs in the Phoenix area. Tuesday—Valley Chapter luncheon at Arizona Biltmore Resort and Spa, Phoenix. Wednesday –Pinnacle Peak Chapter luncheon at Four Seasons Resort, Scottsdale. Thursday—Tucson Chapter luncheon at Arizona Inn, Tucson. Friday—Camelback Chapter luncheon at Arizona Biltmore Resort, Phoenix. Members Only. Phoenix AZ.
April 21, 2021, 6:30 PM. Featured author, Lisa Wingate discusses The Book of Lost Friends at the 15th annual Literary Orange, A celebration of Authors, Readers, and Libraries. Other featured authors in the series are Harlan Coben (April 7), Heather Morris (April 14), and Charles Yu (April 28). For more information on the registration options, please see https://literaryorange.org/index.php Presented by Orange County Public Library Foundation, Orange County. Virtual.
May 15-16, Drexel University Visiting Author Talks will be a part of the commencement for the MFA residency program. Virtual meetings by invitation only. Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA
April 6 to 9. Wingate will discuss The Book of Lost Friends with book clubs in the Phoenix area. Tuesday—Valley Chapter Luncheon at Arizona Biltmore Resort and Spa, Phoenix. Wednesday –Pinnacle Peak Chapter Luncheon at Four Seasons Resort, Scottsdale. Thursday—Tucson Chapter Luncheon at Arizona Inn, Tucson. Friday—Camelback Chapter Luncheon at Arizona Biltmore Resort, Phoenix. Members Only. Phoenix AZ.
May 1, 2–3 PM. Meet the Author, Lisa Wingate. Presentation 50 minutes followed by Q & A. FMI contact Summerset County Library System, Bridgewater, NJ. Virtual.
May 6, 7:309:30PM. Public presentation for Community Read of Before We Were Yours. Location: Marathon Center for the Performing Arts, 200 W. Main Cross St. Booksigning to follow the program. Also 9AM talk at the high school followed by 11AM luncheon with presentation. Sponsored by Findlay-Hancock Public Library. FMI contact the library https://www.findlaylibrary.org/ Findley, OH.
May 8, 2 PM. Lisa Wingate presents at 22nd Annual Guest Author Visit at Hershey Public Library, 701 Cocoa Avenue, Question and Answer session, Booktable & Booksigning to follow presentation. Sponsored by Friends of the Library. Public welcome. FMI contact the library. Hershey, PA.
September 23 & 24. One Book”–A Community Read of The Book of Lost Friends with author Lisa Wingate. 23rd— late morning/early afternoon— two local high school class discussions, two locations. 24th MAfternoon high school class discussion. Evening: Wingate lecture at a local auditorium followed by a book signing. Sponsored by Thomas County Public Library System. Thomas County, GA.
August 29, 2 PM. Wingate tells about “Becoming a Blockbuster in Thirty Novels or Less” at the Carnegie Author Series for Columbus Metro Library, 96 S. Grant Avenue. The program is at 2 PM followed by Q & A and a booksigning provided by Friends of the Library. Free. FMI contact the library. Columbus, Ohio.
October 21, 6:30 PM. Wingate Lecture on her recent books for Oklahoma State University, Annual H. Louise and H.E. “Ed” Cobb Lecture. 5:30 VIP photo opportunity, 6:30 dinner, 7:30 Lecture and Q & A. 8:30 Book Signing. Contact the university FMI, tickets, etc. Stillwater, OK
October 26, 5 to 8 PM. Washington County Read celebrates The Book of Lost Friends. Reception includes a presentation by Wingate with audience questions, booksigning before and after the event, dramatic reading by Unity actors. Sponsored by Lifetime Learning, Brenham. Brenham County, TX.
Please check back. Other events pending and details will be added when known.