PHILADELPHIA, November 10, 2015. 6pm: Main Line School Night Academy (wine & cheese reception at 5pm). Join us on Philly’s Main Line for Larry Smith’s presentation about the contours of creativity, ending with an audience “Six-Word Slam.”
NEW YORK CITY, November 11, 2015. 7:30pm: Greenlight Books (686 Fulton St, Brooklyn, New York). Join local contributors, including Piper Kerman, A.J. Jacobs, Joel Garland, and Emily Spivack, as they share their Six-Word Advice and brief backstories. The event ends with an audience “Six-Word Slam.”
MIAMI, November 14, 2015. Larry Smith leads an intimate dinner-time conversation at the 2015 Summit at Sea conference.
BOSTON (BROOKLINE), December 2, 7pm. Brookline Booksmith (279 Harvard St). Join Larry Smith and local contributors sharing their Six-Word Advice and brief backstories. The event ends with an audience “Six-Word Slam.”
SAN FRANCISCO, December 4, 2015, 7:30pm. 826 Valencia, Join Larry Smith, Shauna Greene, and Bay Area contributors sharing their Six-Word Advice and brief backstories in a benefit for Dave Eggers’ 826 Valencia youth writing and literacy center. The event ends with an audience “Six-Word Slam.” (Suggested $5-$10 donation.)
LOS ANGELES, December 5, 2015, 5pm. Book Soup (8818 Sunset Blvd, West Hollywood). Join Larry Smith, Piper Kerman, Dan Rollman, and Los Angeles contributors as they share their Six-Word Advice and brief backstories. The event ends with an audience “Six-Word Slam.”
COLUMBUS, OH, December 9, 2015, 7pm, Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams (4247 N. High St.)
(presented in conjunction with The Book Loft}
Join Larry Smith, Jeni Britton Bauer, Piper Kerman, and other local storytellers in a special Six in the City: Columbus event to celebrate the release of “The Best Advice in Six Words” from the Six-Word Memoir project. As part of the gathering, all attendees are invited to share their own six-word stories in the form of advice, a story about Columbus, or what Jeni’s means to them. Prizes (books, ice cream) will be awarded to audience favorites.
Want to hold you own BEST ADVICE book reading?
We’ve booked these “official readings” above and encourage you to organize your own Six-Word Advice reading — at your local bookstore or café, in your home, or anywhere where people enjoy gathering. Check out what Six-Word Memoirist Beth Carter organized at her local book store. Let us know what you have planned and how we can help.