YA Books, Poetry & Wine Tasting Get Booked

By Maryann Yin 

Here are some literary events to jump-start your week. To get your event posted on our calendar, visit our Facebook Your Literary Event page. Please announce your event one week prior to its date.

Books of Wonder will be hosting a launch party for YA author Amy Plum‘s latest title, Until I Die. Party it up on Tuesday, May 8th from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. (New York, NY)

YA author Cassandra Clare will appear at a launch party for book five of the Mortal Instruments series, City of Lost Souls. Join in on Tuesday, May 8th at the Pfeiffer Hall at North Central College starting 7 p.m. (Naperville, IL)

The next session of “Poetry Off the Shelf” will feature German poet Herta MüllerSee her on Wednesday, May 9th at the Poetry Foundation starting 6 p.m. (Chicago, IL)

The Strand bookstore presents “A Delicious Wine Tasting, Reading and Signing with Jay McInerney & Wine Critic Ray Isle.” Check it out on Thursday, May 10th starting at 7 p.m. (New York, NY)

Celebrate Children’s Book Week with author/illustrator/puppeteer Anne Sawyer-Aitch. She will headline an event for reading, book signing and puppet make-n-take activities. See her on Saturday, May 12th starting at 11:30 a.m. (Minneapolis, MN)