NaNoWriMo Begins This Week! (YA Book Events 10/30-11/5)

It’s almost time for National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo), which means for you writers out there it’s time to get to work. However, there are also a few events for those who’d prefer to just read. Check them out below and make sure to follow YA Book Events on Twitter to stay updated on all the latest bookish events happening in NYC.

Monday, October 30

Launch Event for Tortall by Tamora Pierce at Books of Wonder (6-8 p.m.)

Join Tamora Pierce as she celebrates the release of her new book, Tortall: A Spy’s Guide. Free event.

Boos and Books: A Literary Halloween at The Strand (7-9 p.m.)

Show off your greatest Halloween look and take part in a costume contest, along with a bunch of other fun activities in the Strand’s rare book room. This event is for ages 21 and up. Tickets are $20 and include one drink.

Wednesday, November 1

NaNoWriMo Write-In at Whole Foods TriBeCa 2nd Floor (6:30-9 p.m.)

Join other New York writers at the first write-in of NaNoWriMo 2017. Bring whatever you’re writing with and get to work. Free event, but the hosts ask that you purchase something from the establishment.

Launch of Inkitt’s Writers Write with Lauren Kate at Cubico (7 p.m.)

Join author Lauren Kate (Fallen) and Inkitt as they mark the start of NaNoWriMo. Free event with RSVP.