What we typically don’t invite into our lives—unmanageable desire, irresponsibility, deception, outright villainy—is most welcome in fiction. In this one day class at Berkeley’s Left Margin Lit, students will generate new material featuring original, unforgettable characters. Sign up here.
Katharine will be speaking about The Dependents with author Lisa Locascio at one of Katharine’s favorite bookstores, the Gallery Bookshop in Mendocino.
Think writers are a bitchy, competitive lot? Left Margin Lit will change your mind. Come celebrate 3 years of community-building by the East Bay’s friendliest creative writing center. Get ready for an evening of readings, writerly camaraderie, and beers on tap at Novel Brewing Company.
Discover one of the summer’s best novels, The Expectations, which portrays all the intrigue of adolescence—sexual longing, competitive aspiration, and betrayal—in gorgeous prose for grown-ups. Author Alexander Tilney will read from his debut and be in conversation with Katharine about the book, growing up, and literary friendship.
Katharine Dion joins Joyce Carol Oates, Amy Tan, and others as a Special Guest for this week focusing on the craft of writing and fostering literary community. Find out more and apply here.
The author is meeting with booksellers and readers in Lyons, Lausanne, Paris, and Nancy the week of January 28th to discuss Aprés Maida, the French translation of The Dependents, published by Èditions Gallmeister and translated by Juliane Nivelt.
Please join the author for this special reading for faculty, graduate students, and members of the general public at California College of the Arts, home to one of the Bay Area’s most exciting MFA programs. Bring your questions about craft and the writer’s life!
Join the author in SF's Mission district to kick-off the Salon's Fall Reading series. On this night there's a terrific line-up of writers, including Tommy Orange, Daniel Mallory Ortberg, Lisa Locasio, and Ismail Muhammad. Stick around afterwards for delicious drinks at the Armory Club!
Join the author and Elizabeth McKenzie, author of The Portable Veblen, longlisted for the 2016 National Book Award for fiction, for an evening of conversation about The Dependents, novel-writing, and characters whose lives are going askew.