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Simon & Schuster Authorfest Spring 2024

2024-04-24 18:00:00 2024-04-24 20:00:00 America/Chicago Simon & Schuster Authorfest Spring 2024 AuthorFest Spring 2024 will feature bestselling authors TJ Alexander, Kaliane Bradley, and Jackie Lau in conversation. Christina Hobbs and Lauren Billings, the duo behind the romance powerhouse Christina Lauren, will lead these authors in discussion. Virtual -

Wednesday, April 24
6:00pm - 8:00pm

Add to Calendar 2024-04-24 18:00:00 2024-04-24 20:00:00 America/Chicago Simon & Schuster Authorfest Spring 2024 AuthorFest Spring 2024 will feature bestselling authors TJ Alexander, Kaliane Bradley, and Jackie Lau in conversation. Christina Hobbs and Lauren Billings, the duo behind the romance powerhouse Christina Lauren, will lead these authors in discussion. Virtual -

AuthorFest Spring 2024 will feature bestselling authors TJ Alexander, Kaliane Bradley, and Jackie Lau in conversation. Christina Hobbs and Lauren Billings, the duo behind the romance powerhouse Christina Lauren, will lead these authors in discussion.


From fake relationships to star-crossed time travelers to queer throuples, these are not your mother’s romance novels.

About the Authors:

TJ Alexander, the critically acclaimed author of Second Chances in New Port Stephen, Chef’s Kiss, and Chef’s Choice, writes about queer love. Originally from Florida, they received their MA in writing and publishing from Emerson College in Boston. They live in New York City with their wife and various houseplants. Their upcoming novel is Triple Sec, arriving June 4, 2024.

Kaliane Bradley is a British-Cambodian writer and editor based in London. Her short fiction has appeared in Somesuch Stories, The Willowherb Review, Electric Literature, Catapult, and Extra Teeth, among others. She was the winner of the 2022 Harper’s Bazaar Short Story Prize and the 2022 V.S. Pritchett Short Story Prize. Her upcoming novel is The Ministry of Time, arriving May 7, 2024.

Jackie Lau studied engineering and worked as a geophysicist before turning to her first love of writing. She is now the author of over twenty romantic comedies including Donut Fall in Love and The Stand-Up Groomsman. When she’s not writing, she enjoys gelato, gourmet donuts, cooking, hiking, and reading. She lives in Toronto with her husband. Find out more at JackieLauBooks.com. Her upcoming novel is Love, Lies, and Cherry Pie, arriving May 7, 2024.

Christina Lauren is the combined pen name of longtime writing partners and best friends Christina Hobbs and Lauren Billings, the New York Times, USA TODAY, and #1 internationally bestselling authors of the Beautiful and Wild Seasons series, Autoboyography, Love and Other Words, Roomies, Josh and Hazel’s Guide to Not Dating, The Unhoneymooners, The Soulmate Equation, Something Wilder, and The True Love Experiment. You can find them online at ChristinaLaurenBooks.com or @ChristinaLauren on Instagram. Their upcoming novel is The Paradise Problem, arriving May 14, 2024.

About Simon & Schuster AuthorFest:

AuthorFest is a seasonal, public-facing virtual author event, presented in partnership with regional book festivals, lecture series and bookstores. AuthorFest provides unique live author programming to communities and readers not traditionally part of an-in person author tour.

AGE GROUP: | Adults |

EVENT TYPE: | Society & Culture | Literature & Language |

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