Spoken Word/Book Signings

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Feb. 23: Poetry of Warrior Writers at Campus Center Theatre at Stockton University, Galloway.

Feb. 26: R. William Thomas at Stockton Education Center at Morven Museum & Garden, Princeton. Author of “The Art of Gardening: Design Inspiration and Innovative Planting Techniques from Chanticleer.”
Feb. 26: Sam Lipsyte at Labyrinth Books, Princeton. Author of “Hark: A Novel,” in conversation with Jana Martin.

Feb. 27: Isaac Mizrahi at Indigo Short Hills. Author of “I.M.: A Memoir.”

Feb. 28: Irvine Welsh at Word, Jersey City. Author of “Dead Men’s Trousers: The Grand Finale of Trainspotting,” in conversation with Tony O’Neill.

March 1: “Legends of the Ring” featuring Hulk Hogan and Ric Flair at Sound Waves at Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Atlantic City.

March 5: Rhett Miller at Little City Books, Hoboken. Author of “No More Poems!”

March 7: Hanif Abdurraqib at Wilson Auditorium at Monmouth University, West Long Branch.
March 7: Graham Russell Gao Hodges at Newark Public Library. Author of “Black New Jersey: 1664 to the Present Day.”
March 7: Jodi Patterson at Watchung Booksellers, Montclair. Author of “The Bold World: A Memoir of Family and Transformation.”

March 8: “This Really Happened … Storytelling” at Hopewell Theater. Hosted by Joey Novick. With Anita Flores, Marc Abbott, Marjorie Fineberg Winther, Jennifer Glick.

March 9: “StorySlam: Great Escapes” at Cinema505, Montclair.

March 14: Laura Sims at Watchung Booksellers, Montclair. Author of “Looker.”

March 16: Poets Annelisa Addolorato and Maria Bennet at ANT Bookstore and Cafe, Clifton.

March 21-24: Montclair Literary Festival.

March 23: Art Shamsky at Bookends, Ridgewood. Author of “After the Miracle: The Lasting Brotherhood of the ’69 Mets.”

March 27: Elisabeth Hasselbeck at Books and Greetings, Northvale. Author of “Point of View: A Fresh Look at Faith, Work, and Freedom.”

March 28: Bob Klapisch and Paul Solortaroff at Bookends, Ridgewood. Author of “Inside the Empire: The True Power Behind the New York Yankees.”

April 2: David Feherty at BergenPAC, Englewood.
April 2: Poet Kevin Young at Wilson Auditorium at Monmouth University, West Long Branch.
April 2: Kristin Hensley and Jen Smedley at Bookends, Ridgewood. Co-Authors of “#IMOMSOHARD.”

April 3: Matthew Gray Gubler at Books and Greetings, Northvale. Author of “Rumple Buttercup: A Story of Bananas, Belonging, and Being Yourself.”

April 4: Jake “The Snake” Roberts, “A Night of Comedy, Wrestling Stories, Q&A and More” at Starland Ballroom, Sayreville.

April 5: “This Really Happened … Storytelling” at Hopewell Theater. Hosted by Joey Novick.
April 5: Kim Russo at Books and Greetings, Northvale. Author of “Your Soul Purpose: Learn How to Access the Light Within.”

April 6: David Sedaris at Count Basie Theatre, Red Bank.

April 8: David Sedaris at McCarter Theatre Center, Princeton.

April 10: Carly Fiorina at Bookends, Ridgewood. Author of “Find Your Way: Unleash Your Power and Highest Potential.”

April 14: Neil Hilborn at House of Independents, Asbury Park.

April 15: Alafair Burke at Bookends, Ridgewood. Author of “The Better Sister.”

April 16: Stassi Schroeder at Bookends, Ridgewood. Author of “Next Level Basic: The Definitive Basic Bitch Handbook.”

April 28: Jay DeMarcus of Rascal Flatts at Bookends, Ridgewood. Author of “Shotgun Angels: My Story of Broken Roads and Unshakeable Hope.”

April 30: Newt Gingrich at Bookends, Ridgewood. Author of “Collusion.”

May 1: Tiffani Thiessen and Brady Smith at Bookends, Ridgewood. Co-authors of “You’re Missing It.”

May 3: “This Really Happened … Storytelling” at Hopewell Theater. Hosted by Joey Novick.

May 4: Deepak Chopra, “The Nature of Reality” at Paramount Theatre, Asbury Park.
May 4: Linda Shields at Tropicana Showroom, Atlantic City.

May 31: Billy Collins at South Orange Performing Arts Center.

June 20: “An Evening With George Takei” at State Theatre, New Brunswick.

June 21: Iyanla Vanzant at Prudential Hall at NJPAC, Newark.

June 29: #IMomSoHard: Mom’s Night Out, Round 2 at Music Box at Borgata Hotel Casino and Spa, Atlantic City.

Oct. 5: Collingswood Book Festival.

Oct. 11-12: Morristown Festival of Books.