Reader Meet Writer Author Series

         

CONNECTING READERS WITH THE AUTHORS WE LOVE...
The Reader Meet Writer Author Series features bestselling authors and fresh new voices, fiction, and nonfiction titles in an engaging and accessible format. In these changing times, you don't have to sacrifice your love of literature because these virtual events bring authors right into your home! 

The series was created and is facilitated by the Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance (SIBA) in partnership with Writer's Block Bookstore and other indie booksellers as a way to connect authors and readers in a way where we can safely and comfortably gather. Each Reader Meet Writer event is fully moderated and hosted, with plenty of time for author Q & A. Plus, all events are recorded and available to stream at SIBA's Reader Meet Writer TV YouTube channel. 

 
READER MEET WRITER CODE OF CONDUCT
Our event provides a harassment-free experience for everyone, regardless of gender, gender identity and expression, age, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, ethnicity, religion (or lack thereof), or technology choices. We do not tolerate harassment in any form. Sexual language and imagery are not appropriate. Anyone violating these rules may be expelled from the event without a refund at the discretion of the organizers.

 

UPCOMING READER MEET WRITER EVENTS

Love at First with Kate Clayborn
Thursday, March 4, 2021, at 7:00 pm 
 
When Apricots Bloom with Gina Wilkinson
Thursday, March 11, 2021, at 7:00 pm 
 
A Town Called Solace with Mary Lawson
Tuesday, March 30, 2021, at 6:00 PM
 
Wild Women and the Blues with Denny S. Bryce
Thursday, April 1, 2021, at 7:00 PM

 

PAST EVENTS

The Book of Lost Friends: A Novel Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781984819888
Availability: Usually Ships in 7-10 Business Days
Published: Ballantine Books - April 7th, 2020

Reader Meet Writer: Lisa Wingate and Diane Plauche


Feels Like Falling Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781982117702
Availability: Available for Immediate Order
Published: Gallery Books - April 28th, 2020

Reader Meet Writer: Kristy Woodson Harvey and Lisa Wingate


The Good Luck Stone Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781950182046
Availability: Usually Ships in 7-10 Business Days
Published: Haywire Books - July 7th, 2020

Reader Meet Writer: Heather Bell Adams on The Good Luck Stone


The Yellow House: A Memoir (2019 National Book Award Winner) Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780802149039
Availability: Available for Immediate Order
Published: Grove Press - June 30th, 2020

Reader Meet Writer: Sarah Broom in conversation with Imani Perry


How to Argue With a Racist: What Our Genes Do (and Don't) Say About Human Difference Cover Image
$21.95
ISBN: 9781615196715
Availability: Usually Ships in 7-10 Business Days
Published: The Experiment - August 4th, 2020

Reader Meet Writer: Adam Rutherford, How to Argue with a Racist


Wilmington's Lie: The Murderous Coup of 1898 and the Rise of White Supremacy Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780802128386
Availability: Usually Ships in 7-10 Business Days
Published: Atlantic Monthly Press - January 7th, 2020

Reader Meet Writer: David Zucchino


The Uncollected Stories of Allan Gurganus Cover Image
$25.95
ISBN: 9780871403780
Availability: Usually Ships in 7-10 Business Days
Published: Liveright - January 12th, 2021

Reader Meet Writer: Allan Gurganus

 


The Wife Upstairs: A Novel Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781250245496
Availability: Usually Ships in 7-10 Business Days
Published: St. Martin's Press - January 5th, 2021

 

Reader Meet Writer with Rachel Hawkins


The Gone Dead: A Novel Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062490735
Availability: Usually Ships in 7-10 Business Days
Published: Ecco - March 24th, 2020

Reclaiming Her Time: The Power of Maxine Waters Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9780062992031
Availability: Usually Ships in 7-10 Business Days
Published: Dey Street Books - October 20th, 2020

We're Better Than This: My Fight for the Future of Our Democracy Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9780062992260
Availability: Usually Ships in 7-10 Business Days
Published: Harper - September 22nd, 2020

The Kindest Lie: A Novel Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780063005631
Availability: Available for Immediate Order
Published: William Morrow - February 2nd, 2021

Reader Meet Writer: #BlackVoices


Turning Point Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062965660
Availability: Usually Ships in 7-10 Business Days
Published: Greenwillow Books - September 15th, 2020

Serena Says Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062936974
Availability: Usually Ships in 7-10 Business Days
Published: Katherine Tegen Books - November 3rd, 2020

Something to Say Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062836717
Availability: Usually Ships in 7-10 Business Days
Published: Balzer + Bray - July 14th, 2020

From the Desk of Zoe Washington Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062875853
Availability: Usually Ships in 7-10 Business Days
Published: Katherine Tegen Books - January 14th, 2020

Reader Meet Writer: #BlackVoices#BlackJoy


Embrace Your Southern, Sugar! Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781423653998
Availability: Available for Immediate Order
Published: Gibbs Smith - September 8th, 2020

Reader Meet Writer: Julia Fowler


Out!: How to Be Your Authentic Self Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781419739941
Availability: Usually Ships in 7-10 Business Days
Published: Amulet Books - October 6th, 2020

Reader Meet Writer: Emily Hampshire talks to Miles McKenna


Better Boys, Better Men: The New Masculinity That Creates Greater Courage and Emotional Resiliency Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780062854940
Availability: Usually Ships in 7-10 Business Days
Published: HarperOne - December 1st, 2020

Reader Meet Writer: Andrew Reiner


Black Women, Black Love: America's War on African American Marriage Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781580058186
Availability: Usually Ships in 7-10 Business Days
Published: Seal Press - October 6th, 2020

Reader Meet Writer: Dianne M. Stewart


Liar's Circus: A Strange and Terrifying Journey Into the Upside-Down World of Trump's MAGA Rallies Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9780063009769
Availability: Usually Ships in 7-10 Business Days
Published: Custom House - September 1st, 2020

Reader Meet Writer: Carl Hoffman


Set My Heart to Five Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781335551207
Availability: Available for Immediate Order
Published: Hanover Square Press - September 1st, 2020

Reader Meet Writer: Simon Stephenson


Confessions on the 7:45: A Novel Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780778310150
Availability: Usually Ships in 7-10 Business Days
Published: Park Row - October 6th, 2020

Reader Meet Writer: Lisa Unger


Down Along with That Devil's Bones: A Reckoning with Monuments, Memory, and the Legacy of White Supremacy Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9781616209100
Availability: Available for Immediate Order
Published: Algonquin Books - September 29th, 2020

Reader Meet Writer: Connor Towne O'Neill


Prejudential: Black America and the Presidents (Sunlight Editions) Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781586422486
Availability: Usually Ships in 7-10 Business Days
Published: Truth to Power - February 4th, 2020

Reader Meet Writer: Margaret Kimberley


Everything Sad Is Untrue: (a true story) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781646140008
Availability: Available for Immediate Order
Published: Levine Querido - August 25th, 2020

Reader Meet Writer: Daniel Nayeri


Early Departures Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062748409
Availability: Usually Ships in 7-10 Business Days
Published: Katherine Tegen Books - September 22nd, 2020

Reader Meet Writer: Justin A. Reynolds


The Secrets We Kept: A novel Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780525566106
Availability: Usually Ships in 7-10 Business Days
Published: Vintage - June 30th, 2020

Reader Meet Writer: Lara Prescott, The Secrets We Kept


Some Go Home: A Novel Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780393249521
Availability: Available for Immediate Order
Published: W. W. Norton & Company - July 21st, 2020

Reader Meet Writer: Odie Lindsey in conversation with Chanelle Benz


Rules for Being Dead Cover Image
$25.95
ISBN: 9781949467352
Availability: Usually Ships in 7-10 Business Days
Published: Blair - August 4th, 2020

Reader Meet Writer: Kim Powers in conversation with Louis Bayard


Staff Pick Badge
A Taste of Sage: A Novel Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780062974846
Availability: Usually Ships in 7-10 Business Days
Published: Harper Paperbacks - May 19th, 2020

 

 

READER MEET WRITER - YAFFA S. SANTOS


Code Name Hélène: A Novel Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9780385544689
Availability: Available for Immediate Order
Published: Doubleday - March 31st, 2020

 

 

READER MEET WRITER - ARIEL LAWHON


Race Against Time: A Reporter Reopens the Unsolved Murder Cases of the Civil Rights Era Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781451645132
Availability: Usually Ships in 7-10 Business Days
Published: Simon & Schuster - February 4th, 2020

READER MEET WRITER - JERRY MITCHELL


The Fortunate Ones Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9781616206802
Availability: Available for Immediate Order
Published: Algonquin Books - January 5th, 2021

READER MEET WRITER - ED TARKINGTON