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I Know What’s Best For You Book Tour


I Know What’s Best For You editor and author Shelly Oria will be touring through the summer of 2022, joined by contributors to the book as well as many other writers and artists.

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Monday, March 14, 8 p.m.
Franklin Park Reading Series
766 Franklin Avenue,
618 St Johns Place
Brooklyn, New York 11238
with Tanaïs, Zakiya Harris, Sara Lippmann, and Lynn Steger Strong

Tuesday, May 24, 7 p.m. EST
The Strand (+ afterparty)
828 Broadway
New York, NY 10003
with book contributors

Thursday, May 26, 6 p.m. EST
A Novel Idea
1726 E Passyunk Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19148
with Kim Gek Lin Short, Raena Shirali, Abeer Hoque, and Christina Rosso

Saturday, May 28, 3 p.m.
Cherry Lane Theatre
38 Commerce Street
New York, NY 10014
Oh, God: A Show About Abortion
Talkback following performance
with Alison Leiby

Thursday, June 2, 7 p.m. EST
Rally Reading Series
at Pete’s Candy Store
709 Lorimer Street
Brooklyn, NY 11211
with Khadijah Queen, Alison Espach, and Maud Newton

Monday, June 6, 7 p.m. PT
Elliott Bay Books
1521 10th Ave
Seattle, WA 98122
with Kristen Millares Young, Amber Flame, and Kamari Bright

Friday, June 10, 7 p.m. PT
Green Apple Books
1231 9th Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94122
with R.O. Kwon, Alia Volz, Anisse Gross, Caitlin Donohue, and Caille Millner

Saturday, June 11, 7:30 p.m. PT
Writers with Drinks Reading Series
The Make Out Room
3225 22nd Street
San Francisco, CA

Thursday, June 16, 7:30 PT
Skylight Books
1818 North Vermont Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90027
with Agnes Borinsky, Chana Porter, and Taneum Bambrick

Saturday, June 18, 3 p.m. EST
Politics & Prose
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
Washington, D.C. 20008
with Cade Leebron and Kathryn Rhett

Thursday, June 23, 7 p.m. EST
Twenty Stories
at Glou
134 Ives Street
Providence, RI 02906
with Alison Espach, Carrie Bornstein, Mary-Kim Arnold, Krysten Hill, and Charlotte Abotsi

Sunday, June 26, 4 p.m. EST
Books & Books
1300 Biscayne Blvd #1608
Miami, FL 33132
with Kristen Arnett, Kayla Kumari Upadhyaya, Stef Rubino, and Bobuq Sayed

Tuesday, June 28, 7 p.m. Central
Left Bank Books
St. Louis, Missouri
This event is online only
With Mary Jo Bang, Khadijah Queen, and Deb Olin Unferth

Sunday, July 17, 5 p.m. EST
Rough Draft
Kingston, NY
With Onnesha Roychoudhery, Erin Williams, Sari Botton, and others

Tuesday, September 29, 4 p.m. EST
Drew University, NJ
with Rachel Eliza Griffiths and Hannah Lillith Assadi