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June 24, 2017, American Library Association Conference, Chicago

Had a great time signing advance copies and chatting with librarians, authors, publishers, bloggers, agents, distributors, and others involved in the world of books.


Friday, September 8, 2017, 7:00 PM:
Had a great time doing a pre-launch reading from Second Acts at EXPO,
the monthly series featuring Las Vegas authors and hosted by the wonderful

WRITER'S BLOCK /1020 Fremont Street. Delighted to meet the other authors and chat with local book lovers. 


Signed copies of SECOND ACTS will be available at this charming establishment starting September 26. 


Sunday, October 1, 2017, 2:00 PM:
Thanks to all who came and to the marvelous staff at BARNES & NOBLE
on Rainbow for helping to make the Las Vegas launch of SECOND ACTS 

so successful and so much fun. 


Sunday, October 8, 5:00 PM:

The Los Angeles launch of SECOND ACTS

 A special event: "Teri Emory (author of Second Acts) in conversation with Heidi Mastrogiovanni (author of Lala Pettibone's Act Two)": Writing While Female, The Tour

Fantastic turnout, wonderful time. Thanks to the terrific staff at Sklylight and to all who came to see us, asked brilliant questions, and bought our books. 


Sunday, October 22, 2017, 5:00 PM:

The Denver launch of Second Acts

A special event: "Teri Emory (author of Second Acts) in conversation with Heidi Mastrogiovanni (author of Lala Pettibone's Act Two)"


Writing While Female,The Tour

A lovely event at the cozy and unique BOOK BAR DENVER. Thanks to all who came to meet us.



Saturday, October 28, 2017, 5:00 PM

Torrance, CA

A special event: "Teri Emory (author of Second Acts) in conversation in conversation with Heidi Mastrogiovanni (author of Lala Pettibone's Act Two)"


Heidi Mastrogiovanni and I enjoyed every minute at the charming Sandpiper Books in Torrance. Thanks to Tish and Meg and to the lively standing-room-only crowd for your interest and support. 


November 4, 2017, 4:00 PM:

Enjoyed every minute of the discussion and book signing at 
Books Inc. Opera Plaza
"The West's Oldest Independent Bookseller"
Thanks to old friends and new who showed up!


January 7, 2018, 2:00 PM

Writing While Female, The Tour continued


Our NYC #WritingWhileFemale presentation at the historic Jefferson Market Library was a grand success. Big thanks to the library staff; our terrific publisher, Amberjack; and the folks from Midpoint who helped make it possible.


Heidi Mastrogiovanni and I were overwhelmed by the turnout. We will never forget our friends and family who braved Arctic temperatures and schlepped long distances (from Boston! Albany! Connecticut! New Jersey! Long Island! Rockland County! The Upper West Side!) just for us. We thank them all for supporting us, for their insightful comments and questions, for buying our books.


Among the people who turned up for me: Five cousins. My son-in-law's parents, who came all the way from Boston. Fifteen high school friends. Three friends from elementary school whom I hadn't seen in decades. The son of the late Mrs. Lewis, the fifth-grade teacher I thank in my acknowledgements for having encouraged me to become a writer. Friends and former colleagues from my teaching days at Hunter. Another fellow Amberjack author. 

This was a day I will always remember. 


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