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E V E N T S

February 10, 2017 10:30-11:45AM
AWP CONFERENCE
THE CIVICS OF LITERATURE
Panel with Colum McCann, Eve Bridburg, Andrew Proctor
Room 204C, Washington Convention Center, Level Two
801 Mt. Vernon Place NW, Washington DC 20001

February 10, 2017 3:00-4:15PM
AWP CONFERENCE
THE ART OF PERSPECTIVE: HOW NARRATIVE STRATEGIES REFLECT CONTEMPORARY CULTURE
Panel with Lee Hope, Christopher Castellani, Sunil Yapa, Sarah Colwill-Brown
Liberty Salon M, Marriott Marquis, Meeting Level Four
901 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington DC 20001

May 5, 3:45-5PM
GRUB STREET'S MUSE AND MARKETPLACE CONFERENCE
SETTING FICTION IN OTHER CULTURES
Boston Park Plaza Hotel
Cabot Room
50 Park Plaza at Arlington Street

2016 EVENTS

January 7, 2016 7:30pm
ARLINGTON AUTHOR SALON
"Searching for Home"
Reading with Henriette Lazaridis and Celeste Ng Kickstand Cafe
594 Massachusetts Ave,
Arlington, MA 02476

January 25, 2016 7pm
BEYOND LOLITA
Porter Square Books
25 White St,
Cambridge, MA 02140

April 30, 2016, 9-10:30am
GRUB STREET'S MUSE AND MARKETPLACE CONFERENCE
Writing on the Hyphen with Henriette Lazaridis and Jennie Wood
Boston Park Plaza Hotel
50 Park Plaza at Arlington Street
Boston, MA 02116

April 30, 2016, 2:45-3:45pm
GRUB STREET'S MUSE AND MARKETPLACE CONFERENCE
Beyond Politics and Prose
Boston Park Plaza Hotel
50 Park Plaza at Arlington Street
Boston, MA 02116

October 20 3pm
FICTION AND REALITY:
A Discussion with Marjan Kamali
San Jose State University
San Jose, CA 95112

October 20, 2016, 4pm
GRADUATE SEMINAR IN FICTION
San Jose State University
243 Clark Hall
San Jose, CA 95112

2015 EVENTS

March 8, 2015, 1:30pm
CRESCENT MOON PROJECTS
Reading from Together Tea Access Theater
380 Broadway
New York, New York 10013

March 15, 2015, 2:00-4:00pm
DUXBURY FREE LIBRARY
Sunday Salon Series
Duxbury Free Library
77 Alden Street
Duxbury, Massachusetts 02332

April 8, 2015, 8:00pm
CAMBRIDGE CENTER FOR ADULT EDUCATION
From Idea to Bookshelf: Authors Share Their Publishing Stories
Spiegel Auditorium at the Blacksmith House
56 Brattle Street in Harvard Square
Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138

May 2, 2015, 9:00-10:30am
GRUB STREET'S MUSE AND MARKETPLACE CONFERENCE
Beyond Castles, Crowns, and Corsets: Writing the non-Western Past
with Anjali Mitter Duva and April Eberhardt
Boston Park Plaza Hotel
50 Park Plaza at Arlington Street
Boston, MA 02116

May 9, 2015, 2:30 - 4:00pm
INN AT HASTINGS PARK
Saturday Salon
with author Marjan Kamali
2027 Massachusetts Ave
Lexington, MA 02421

June 11, 2015, 7:00 - 8:30pm
CARY MEMORIAL LIBRARY
Together Tea with
author Marjan Kamali
1874 Massachusetts Avenue
Lexington, MA 02420

August 25, 2015, 2pm
WATERSTONE
Reading with Henriette Lazaridis
23 Washington Street
Wellesley, MA 02481

October 15, 2015 6:30pm
BOSTON BOOKLAB
Reading with Rishi Reddi
78 Orchard St., Unit 1
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130

December 5, 2015 11am
CARY MEMORIAL LIBRARY Local Author Book Fair
1874 Massachusetts Avenue
Lexington, MA 02420

2014 EVENTS

February 28, 2014, 1:30-2:45
ASSOCIATED WRITING PROGRAMS CONFERENCE
Shattering Stereotypes Through Fiction
Washington State Convention Center & Sheraton Seattle Hotel
Room 303, Western New England MFA Annex, Level 3
Seattle, Washington 98101

March 6, 2014, 6pm
CONTEMPORARY IRANIAN FICTION PANEL
University of Pennsylvania
Kelly Writers House
3805 Locust Walk
Philadelphia, PA 19104

March 8, 2014
20th Annual BookMania Conference Wanda Yarboro Performing Arts Center
Martin County High School
2801 S Kanner Hwy Stuart, FL 34994

April 10, 2014, 1:30pm
FICTION AND REALITY:
WRITING WOMEN'S EXPERIENCES IN IRAN

A Discussion with Iranian-American
Novelist, Marjan Kamali
San Jose State University
243 Clark Hall
San Jose, CA 95112

April 12, 2014, 9:30am
CULTURES OF THE IRANIAN DIASPORA
San Jose State University
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Library
150 E. San Fernando Street
San Jose, CA 95112

April 15, 2014, 7:00-8:30pm
THE BIG READ - An Evening with Author Marjan Kamali
Reading Public Library
64 Middlesex Avenue
Reading, MA 01867

May 3, 2014, 1:15-2:15pm
GRUB STREET'S MUSE AND MARKETPLACE CONFERENCE
Writing on the Hyphen: Capturing the Authentic and Avoiding the Stereotype in "Ethnic" Literature
Boston Park Plaza Hotel
50 Park Plaza at Arlington Street
Boston, MA 02116

October 30, 2014, 7:00pm
FALL AUTHOR TALK
Kingston Public Library
6 Green Street
Kingston Massachusetts 02364

December 8 , 2014, 11am
BOOKS AND BITES AUTHOR SERIES
Belmont Public Library
336 Concord Ave
Belmont, MA 02478

2013 EVENTS

March 16, 2013, 10:00-11:30am
Art of Storytelling Panel
Lexington High School Library
Lexington, MA

May 30, 2013, 7:00 pm
Reading, Book Signing, and Book Party
The Lexington Depot
13 Depot Square
Lexington, MA 02420
rsvp: 781-862-8043

June 5, 2013, 7:00 pm
Reading and Book Signing with Henriette Lazaridis Power and Ilan Mochari
Harvard Book Store
1256 Massachusetts Ave
Cambridge, MA 02138

June 6, 2013, 7:00 pm
(6:00 pm Book Club Cocktail Party for members)
Reading and Book Signing
Words Maplewood
179 Maplewood Avenue
Maplewood, NJ 07040

June 14, 2013, 7:00pm
Reading and Book Signing with Courtney Brkic
Book Court
163 Court Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201

June 18, 2013, 1:30pm
Luncheon Reading/Signing
Bank Square Books
53 W Main Street
Mystic, CT 06355

June 20, 2013, 7:00pm
Reading and Book Signing
Newtonville Books
10 Langley Road
Newton, MA 02459

June 25, 2013, 7:00 PM
Joint event with Maryanne O'Hara
ODYSSEY BOOKSHOP
9 College ST
South Hadley, MA 01075

July 1, 2013, 7:00PM
Pages
904 Manhattan Ave
Manhattan Beach, CA 90266

July 2, 2013, 7:30PM
Warwick’s
7812 Girard Ave.
La Jolla, CA 92037

July 17, 2013, 7:00-9:00 pm
Panel Discussion on
the Immigrant Experience
With Eileen Angelini, Vincent Cannato, Christopher Castellani,
and Henriette Lazaridis Power
Uxbridge High School
Uxbridge, MA

August 13, 2013, 7:30PM
TATTERED COVER BOOKSTORE
2526 East Colfax Avenue
Denver, CO 80206

September 25, 2013, 4:30PM
FALL FOR THE BOOK FESTIVAL With Courtney Brkic George Mason University Sandy Spring Bank Tent, Outside Johnson Center
4400 University
Drive,Fairfax,VA 22030

October 27, 2013, 10am-5pm
IRANIAN AMERICAN WOMEN’S LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE
Book Signing
New York Marriott Marquis
1535 Broadway
New York, NY 10036

November 7, 2013, 7pm
LIT UP: A GALA FOR GRUB STREET
Boston Design Center
1 Design Center
Boston, MA 02210

October 12, 2013, 11am-5pm
COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY ALUMNI BOOK FAIR
Columbia University Campus
New York, NY

October 29, 2013, 10am
DUXBURY SENIOR CENTER with WESTWINDS BOOKSHOP
10 Mayflower Street
Duxbury, MA 02332

November 12, 2013, 7pm
WELLESLEY BOOKS
with Henriette Lazaridis Power
82 Central Street
Wellesley, MA

November 22, 2013, 1pm
NATIONAL COUNCIL OF TEACHERS OF ENGLISH
Hynes Convention Center
900 Boylston St
Boston, MA 02115

N E W S

Together Tea is being adapted for the stage! The play Together Tea will premiere in San Jose, CA on
October 21, 2016
click here


Together Tea in the Czech Republic!

Together Tea is a finalist for the 2014 Massachusetts Book Award!

Together Tea is now out in Germany!

Together Tea is in Norway!

Together Tea is now out in Slovakia!,
click here

Marjan’s essay in the Wall Street Journal,
click here

Together Tea's first foreign edition has been released in Italy! For more information,
click here

Together Tea has been selected by The Boston Globe for its Summer Reading List

Together Tea is a Target Emerging Author Selection!

Together Tea is one of NPR station WBUR's recommended Summer Reads!

An excerpt of Together
Tea
appears in the
anthology Tremors, New
Fiction by Iranian
American Authors

published by The
University of Arkansas
Press.