Tuesday, September 23, 2014 - 7:00pm

This event will take place at our Brooklyn location.

Local writers Liz Prince (Tomboy: A Graphic Memoir) and Ariel Schrag (Adam) discuss gender identity and their newest works. In Tomboy, Prince chronicles her struggle to understand what it means to “be a girl.” In Schrag’s debut novel Adam, a teenage boy gets mistaken for a trans guy -- and falls for a lesbian. Join us for what should be a fascinating discussion.

Facebook RSVP encouraged, but not required.

Tuesday, September 23, 2014 - 7:30pm

This event will take place at our Jersey City location.

What’s your favorite banned book? Come by and share it with us, in honor of Banned Books Week! We’ll be talking about the history and trivia of book banning, as well as reading from some of our own favorites. If you’d like to sign up to read, email jerseycity@wordbookstores.com and let us know your pick.

Facebook RSVP encouraged, but not required.  

Wednesday, September 24, 2014 - 7:30pm

This event will take place at our Jersey City location.

In honor of The Best Lowly Worm Book Ever!, Huck Scarry (son of picture book legend Richard Scarry) will be in conversation with award-winning author and illustrator Peter Brown (Mr. Tiger Goes Wild) about his father’s work and legacy and children’s books. All ages welcome!

Facebook RSVP encouraged, but not required.  

Thursday, September 25, 2014 - 7:00pm

This event will take place at our Brooklyn location.

Break out your D20 and come by WORD for an evening with David Ewalt and his new history of D&D, Of Dice and Men. There will be a few rounds of the card-game Munchkin, as well as a discussion, Q&A, and signing.

Facebook RSVP encouraged, but not required.

Saturday, September 27, 2014 - 12:00pm

This event will take place at our Brooklyn location.

Grab your sandwich and pull up a chair for a Google Hangout Live interview and Q&A with Nick Harkaway, joining us digitally from the UK, in honor of his newest novel Tigerman. You can watch from home, or join us at WORD Brooklyn where snacks will be provided and audience members get first dibs during the Q&A!

Facebook RSVP encouraged, so we know how many bagels to get, but not required. You can also join in along from home, via Google Hangout.

Saturday, September 27, 2014 - 3:00pm

All book group picks are 10% off.

Sunday, September 28, 2014 - 11:00am

This event will take place at our Jersey City location.

Author Artie Bennett presents a fun-filled storytime for his picture books Peter Panda Melts Down! and Belches, Burps, and Farts -- Oh My!

Facebook RSVP encouraged, but not required.  

Sunday, September 28, 2014 - 2:00pm

This event takes place at our Brooklyn location.

Join Jessica Penner for workshop on the ins and outs of fiction writing. Penneris the author of the novel in stories Shaken In The Water, (Foxhead Books), and her short fiction has appeared in Lost Writers, in the anthology Tongue Screws and Testimonies (Herald Press), and received an Honorable Mention for the Open City R. Rofihe Trophy. Her nonfiction has been published in the Bellevue Literary ReviewThe FiddlebackLuna Luna, Rhubarb, and The Center for Mennonite Writing Journal. One of her essays was an honorable mention for the Burns Archive Prize for Nonfiction and nominated for a Pushcart Prize. She has taught at James Madison University and the Long Island Business Institute.

Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - 7:00pm

This event will take place at Housing Works Bookstore, 126 Crosby St, Manhattan.

Join us for a celebration of The Rise of Aurora West, the second book in the Battling Boy series, with Eisner award-winning author and cartoonist Paul Pope. He’ll be in conversation with art critic and editor Jillian Steinhauer of Hyperallergic.

Facebook RSVP encouraged, but not required.

Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - 7:30pm

This event will take place at our Jersey City location.

Photographer Deborah Feingold presents her newest collection, Music, with a presentation and signing. Music contains moments from her sessions with the artists whose work has defined the last 40 years in popular (and stridently unpopular) music. Feingold’s work over the years has included portraits of cultural icons from President Barack Obama to Mick Jagger, Bill Gates to Prince, and many more.

Facebook RSVP encouraged, but not required.