Reverse-Gentrification of the Literary World

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C.J. Farley – Rooftop Readings at Ample Hills (Brooklyn, NY)

Join C.J. Farley and other readers TBA for the January 2022 Rooftop Readings event series at Brooklyn’s Ample Hills. Farley will read from his latest young adult novel, Zero O’Clock, and copies of the book will be made available for purchase. Full details TBA.

C.J. Farley – Brooklyn Book Festival (Brooklyn, NY)

Panel: “Inspired by a True Story” Everyday lives and experiences feed into the creative force behind these powerful books, from exploring the Latinx diaspora through fifteen different voices and the trials and triumphs of growing up Black and queer, to the life of a Jamaican-American teen on the cusp adulthood, a worldwide pandemic, and a […]

C.J. Farley – Andersons Larchmont (Larchmont, NY)

Join C.J. Farley and other local authors for an in-person celebration of Adersons Larchmont’s 75th Anniversary, and the launch of Farley’s newest YA novel Zero O’Clock! Full details TBA; please visit Andersons Larchmont’s website to learn more.

VIRTUAL EVENT: Alex Wheatle, C.J. Farley – Wild Rumpus

Alex Wheatle discusses Cane Warriors with fellow Akashic author C.J. Farley (Game World, Around Harvard Square). For more information and to register for the event Zoom, please visit the Wild Rumpus website. PLEASE NOTE: All of our virtual events are listed in Eastern Time (ET).

C.J. Farley — Brooklyn Book Festival, Brooklyn, NY

Fight Songs: Communities of SurvivalIn a fragmented society, what does it mean to survive? C.J. Farley (Around Harvard Square), Joshua Furst (Revolutionaries), and Madeline ffitch (Stay and Fight) explore the many ways in which society’s outcasts build community amongst themselves. From the exclusivity of Harvard, to the confines of sixties counterculture, to a barren Appalachian […]

C.J. Farley & Zachary Lipez — KGB’s Red Room, New York, NY

An Akashic Books and Feminist Press showcase featuring readings by C.J. Farley (Around Harvard Square) and Zachary Lipez (131 Different Things). Hosted by the New York Writers Workshop’s First Thursday Reading Series. For more information, visit the NYWW website.