Not Even the Dead Tour!

Join us in celebrating the publication of Not Even the Dead by Juan Goméz Bárcena, translated from the Spanish by Katie Whittemore at these events:

Monday, October 16, 7pm
Brookline Booksmith (Boston, MA)
Juan Goméz Bárcena & Katie Whittemore in Conversation
Thursday, October 19, 7pm
BookEater (Rochester, NY)
Celebrate 15 years of Open Letter with readings, Q&A, and food!
Saturday, October 21, 7pm
Exile in Bookville (Chicago, IL)
Reading & Q&A with Juan Goméz Bárcena & Katie Whittemore
Introduction by Chad W. Post

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Sunday, October 22, 5:30pm
The Wild Detectives (Dallas, TX)
Reading & Conversation with Juan Goméz Bárcena & Katie Whittemore
Moderated by Chad W. Post
October 05, 2023 by Chad Post
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May 1, 2017: Bae Suah in Rochester, NY

Bae Suah is about to embark on a U.S. book tour, and two of her stops will be on May 1, 2015, right here in Rochester, NY, as part of our Reading the Wold Conversation Series. Click through for all the info!

April 18, 2017 by Nathan Furl

Nov. 7, 2016: Hélène Cardona & Dennis Maloney in Rochester

We've got a late addition to our fall "Reading the World" events! Renowned poet/translator/actor Hélène Cardona and poet/publisher Dennis Maloney are coming to Rochester on Nov. 7. Click through for all the info . . .

October 26, 2016 by Nathan Furl

Our Fall "Reading The World Conversation Series" Events

It that time of year where we've got some great "Reading the Wold" fall events coming to Rochester, NY. This season's events highlight the new releases of Gesell Dome by Guillermo Saccomanno and Frontier by Can Xue. Check within for all the info!

September 15, 2016 by Nathan Furl

September 23, 2016: Join Josefine Klougart in Rochester for discussion, drinks & prizes

In coordination with Writers & Books in Rochester, NY, Josefine Klougart (One of Us Is Sleeping) is coming to Rochester as part of the "Read Local" series of events. The event is free and open to all. Just click through for all the details!

September 15, 2016 by Nathan Furl

"Reading the World Conversation Series" Event: March 2, 2016

We've got an great new event here in Rochester, NY, on Wednesday, March 2. The event is free and open to all. Click through for all the details!

February 23, 2016 by Nathan Furl

Our September "Reading the World Conversation Series" Events!

We've got two exciting author events in September here in Rochester, NY. They're both free and open to all. Click through for all the details.

Tickets Now Available: Private Reception & Benefit w/ Jón Gnarr

On April 24 in Rochester, NY, share an intimate evening of food and drinks with the one-of-a-kind Jón Gnarr (former mayor of Reykjavík, author of The Indian), and benefit local nonprofit publisher Open Letter Books. Tickets are now available in very limited quantities. Check out all the great details and get your tickets HERE.

March 19, 2015 by Nathan Furl

EVENT - Reading the Word Conversation Series: Michael Henry Heim & A Life in Translation - April 2, 2015

Michael Henry Heim was one of the greatest literary translators, and translation advocates, of the 20th century. His impact – on the study of translation, the funding of translation, the introduction of the phrase "The Unbearable Lightness of Being" into English – is immense, varied, and inspirational. Come hear the editors – Esther AllenSean Cotter, and Russell Scott Valentino – of The Man Between: Michael Henry Heim & A Life in Translation talk about this exciting new book, the many contributions within, Mike himself, and the art . . .

Fall Book Tour for "A Thousand Forests in One Acorn: An Anthology of Spanish-Language Fiction"


This fall, Valerie Miles will be touring in support of her A Thousand Forests in One Acorn: An Anthology of Spanish-Language Fiction. This breathtaking, one-of-a-kind anthology will quickly become a fixture in literary collections everywhere, as well as a must-have resource about contemporary Spanish-language fiction, and these events will, no doubt, shed some fascinating light on . . .

August 06, 2014 by Nathan Furl