It’s back! Everyone’s favorite literary trivia game returns for a booze-fueled and heckler-filled competition between authors, readers, and the occasional barfly. Based on a certain long-running game show, Nerd Jeopardy! is for anyone who’s wanted to drunkenly yell “Who is Proust?” Audience participation is duly rewarded, with glory and prizes distributed indiscriminately.
Nerd Jeopardy! at Lit Crawl NYC
Saturday, Oct. 1, 8pm
KGB Bar, 85 E. 4th St., NYC (map)
I’ll be hosting, joined by special guest Mitchell S. Jackson (The Residue Years) and friends from BOMB and the National Book Foundation. See you there.
Facebook event | Full Lit Crawl Schedule
The best parts about finishing Conversation Sparks? Realizing I could plan the launch party. Mark your calendars! This will be a hybrid trivia contest, scavenger hunt, literary mingle, and straight-up party.
Conversation Sparks: Wine, Writers’ Secrets, & the World’s Best Small Talk
Wednesday, April 15th, 7:30pm at Greenlight Bookstore
I’m transforming the bookstore into a social puzzle with trivia, secrets, and prizes hidden among the stacks. (The wine will out in the open.) There will be surprises throughout the night, all ensuring you will leave 8% more interesting and armed with the best conversation starters in the entire world.
Map | Facebook Event
And if you’re thinking, “Ryan, I want to pre-order your book before it arrives on April 7th. What should I do?” Glad you asked. I recommend calling your local indie and pre-ordering it through them. (If you have Amazon gift cards, here’s their link.)