Upcoming Speakers

Register for upcoming talks from bestselling authors and thought leaders.

Brought to you in partnership with the Library Speakers Consortium via livestream.

Image for Authors Unplugged: Xochitl Gonzalez - A Literary Examination of Power, Love, and Art webinar

Authors Unplugged: Xochitl Gonzalez - A Literary Examination of Power, Love, and Art
New York Times bestselling author of Olga Dies Dreaming and Anita de Monte Laughs Last
Wednesday, April 17th at 8:00 PM EDT
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Image for Authors Unplugged: Douglas Brunt - Genius, Power, and Deception on the Eve of World War I webinar

Authors Unplugged: Douglas Brunt - Genius, Power, and Deception on the Eve of World War I
New York Times Bestselling Author of The Mysterious Case of Rudolph Diesel and Ghosts of Manhattan
Wednesday, May 1st at 3:00 PM EDT
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Image for Authors Unplugged: Nina Simon - A Murder Mystery, Family Story, & Love Letter to Strong Women Everywhere webinar

Authors Unplugged: Nina Simon - A Murder Mystery, Family Story, & Love Letter to Strong Women Everywhere
New York Times Bestselling Author and Reese’s Book Club Pick - Mother-Daughter Murder Night
Wednesday, May 8th at 7:00 PM EDT
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Image for Authors Unplugged: Rebecca F. Kuang - Asian American Representation in Literature webinar

Authors Unplugged: Rebecca F. Kuang - Asian American Representation in Literature
New York Times Bestselling Author of Yellowface, Babel, and the Poppy War Trilogy
Tuesday, May 21st at 7:00 PM EDT
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Image for Authors Unplugged: Matt Shindell - For the Love of Mars: A Human History of the Red Planet with a Smithsonian Curator webinar

Authors Unplugged: Matt Shindell - For the Love of Mars: A Human History of the Red Planet with a Smithsonian Curator
A Library Speakers Consortium and Smithsonian Institution Collaboration
Monday, June 3rd at 2:00 PM EDT
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Image for Authors Unplugged: Freida McFadden - Psychological Thrillers and the Queen of Twists webinar

Authors Unplugged: Freida McFadden - Psychological Thrillers and the Queen of Twists
New York Times Bestselling Author of The Housemaid, The Housemaid’s Secret and The Housemaid Is Watching
Thursday, June 13th at 8:00 PM EDT
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Image for Authors Unplugged: Tiffany Jewell - Unpacking a History of Systemic Racism in the American Education System webinar

Authors Unplugged: Tiffany Jewell - Unpacking a History of Systemic Racism in the American Education System
New York Times Bestselling Author of This Book is Anti-Racist and Everything I Learned About Racism I Learned in School
Thursday, June 20th at 2:00 PM EDT
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Image for Authors Unplugged: PreK-2nd Grade - A Visit to Deckawoo Drive with Mercy Watson and Kate DiCamillo webinar

Authors Unplugged: PreK-2nd Grade - A Visit to Deckawoo Drive with Mercy Watson and Kate DiCamillo
Newbery Medal Winner for The Tale of Despereaux and New York Times bestselling author of over 30 books for children
Tuesday, July 9th at 2:00 PM EDT
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Image for Authors Unplugged: 3rd-6th Grade - Surviving the Summer with The Last Kids on Earth and Max Brallier webinar

Authors Unplugged: 3rd-6th Grade - Surviving the Summer with The Last Kids on Earth and Max Brallier
New York Times Bestselling Author of More Than 50 Books for Children Under Both This Name and the Pen Name Jack Chabert
Tuesday, July 16th at 2:00 PM EDT
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Image for Authors Unplugged: 9th-12th Grade - Learning the Power of Poetry with Bestselling Author Elizabeth Acevedo webinar

Authors Unplugged: 9th-12th Grade - Learning the Power of Poetry with Bestselling Author Elizabeth Acevedo
National Book Award Winner and New York Times Bestselling Author of The Poet X and Clap When you Land
Tuesday, July 23rd at 2:00 PM EDT
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Image for Authors Unplugged: 5th-8th Grade - Graphic Novels are Life! Telling Your Own Story in a Graphic Novel with Dan Santat webinar

Authors Unplugged: 5th-8th Grade - Graphic Novels are Life! Telling Your Own Story in a Graphic Novel with Dan Santat
Caldecott Medal Winner, National Book Award Winner, and New York Times Bestselling Author and Illustrator of Over 100 Books
Wednesday, July 31st at 2:00 PM EDT
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