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"It's hard to overstate the importance of this book."

-Susan Cain, author of Quiet

Upcoming Events

All appearances listed are public unless otherwise noted, but some organizations require attendees to register beforehand. Check links before attending!

Partner bookstores or the closest independent bookstore is linked where available; please support independent bookstores!


August 9: Pioneer Charter School of Science, Everett, MA* (faculty only)

August 18: Q&A at The Stinky & Dirty Show premiere, Los Angeles, CA (invitation only)

September 12Forty Carrots Family Center, Sarasota, FL

September 17: Timbernook, Barrington, NH

September 23: DoSeum, San Antonio, TX

October 4-5: LifeManagement Center, Inc, Charleston, SC*

October 6-7: Charlotte Country Day School, Charlotte, NC*

October 14: Virginia Association of Independent Schools & Millwood School, Richmond, VA*

October 15: James River Writers Conference, Richmond, VA

October 17: Rowland Hall/St. Mark's School, Salt Lake City, UT*

October 20: Shady Hill School, Cambridge, MA

October 21: Private event

October 24: Berwick Academy, South Berwick, ME*

October 27: Lake Forest Country Day, Lake Forest, IL*

November 1: Nashoba Brooks School, Concord, MA

November 2: Winchester Public Schools, Winchester, MA*

November 3: Heard in Rye, Rye, NY.*

November 7: Grosse Pointe Academy, Grosse Pointe, MI*

November 9: Second Growth: The Children's Fund of the Upper Valley, Hanover, NH* 

November 17: The Peck School, Morristown, NJ

November 29: Oak Hill School, Nashville, TN*




January 9: Forsyth Country Day School, Lewisville, NC

January 11: Corona Del Mar High School, Newport Beach, CA*

January 31: Emerson Public Schools, Emerson, NJ

February 1: Ridgewood Public Schools, Ridgewood, NJ*

February 2: Montclair Kimberly Academy, Montclair, NJ*

February 22: Laurence School, Valley Glen, CA*

February 22: Westside Neighborhood School, Los Angeles, CA*

February 23-24: Chaminade College Preparatory, West Hills, CA*

February 28: East Moriches Union Free School District, East Moriches, NY*

March 1: Avenues: The World School, New York, NY*

March 7: Longmeadow Public Schools, Longmeadow, MA*

March 11: American Montessori Society Annual Conference, San Diego, CA*

March 12-13: LearnFest, Louisville, KY*

March 14: Zionsville Performing Arts Center, Zionsville, IN*

March 21: Estabrook School, Lexington, MA*

April 3: Downingtown Area School District, PA*

April 4: Cole T. Ballay "Carpe Diem" Foundation, Germantown, PA*

April 5Lancaster Country Day School, Lancaster, PA*

April 6: Greens Farms Academy, Greens Farms, CT

April 25: Issaquah School District, Issaquah, WA*

May 10-12: Mom 2.0, Orlando, FL


* indicates a community read/on-site sale and signing of The Gift of Failure