MARJAN'S EVENTS

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February 9, 2019 10am - 2pm

HISTORICAL FICTION WORKSHOP

Maine Writers and Publishers Alliance

Kennebunkport, ME


April 5, 2019 10:15 - 11:30
GRUB STREET'S MUSE AND MARKETPLACE CONFERENCE
IT'S ALL IN THE DETAILS
Boston Park Plaza Hotel
Boston, MA 02116



PAST EVENTS


2018 

January 31, 2018 9:55 - 11:30am
NEEDHAM HIGH SCHOOL ONE DAY AUTHOR PANEL
CREATING AUTHENTIC CHARACTERS
Panel with Tara Sullivan and Diana Renn
Needham High School
609 Webster St, Needham, MA 02494


April 6, 2018 2:15 - 3:15pm
GRUB STREET'S MUSE AND MARKETPLACE CONFERENCE
ESSENTIALS OF SUBMITTING YOUR WORK
Boston Park Plaza Hotel
Beacon Hill Room
50 Park Plaza at Arlington Street
Boston, MA 02116


May 9, 2018 8pm
CARY LECTURE SERIES
COMING TO AMERICA
Cary Hall
1605 Massachusetts Avenue
Lexington, MA 02420


OCTOBER 13, 2018 

BOSTON BOOK FESTIVAL

Moderator

Boston, MA 02420


OCTOBER 17, 2018

CONCORD FESTIVAL OF AUTHORS

Instructor of Historical Fiction Writing Workshop

Concord, MA


OCTOBER 21, 2018

SOLSTICE GALA READING

Reading from The Stationery Shop

Arlington, MA


NOVEMBER 2, 2018

CARY MEMORIAL LIBRARY

Author Talk

Lexington, MA


DECEMBER 1, 2018

MAINER WRITERS AND PUBLISHERS ALLIANCE

Instructor of Historical Fiction Workshop

Portland, ME


2017 EVENTS

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, 2017 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


October 28, 2017 3:00-4:00pm
BOSTON BOOK FESTIVAL
VOICES OF AMERICA: The Immigrant Experience Through a Writer's Eyes
Panel with Ha Jin and Grace Talusan. Moderated by CS Monitor's Simon Montlake
Trinity Forum, Copley Square
Boston, MA


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


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
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 FESTIVALWith 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 0211

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