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Book talks and Q&A events with Kate Moore

Kate regularly appears across the U.S. and U.K. to speak about her books and writing career, and warmly welcomes invitations.


Past hosts include literary festivals, universities, schools, libraries, bookstores, museums, members’ clubs and speakers’ series. 


To find out more information please visit the author website or email Kate directly to discuss your requirements 

For all upcoming events, please check my events calendar.

Past events in Fall 2019 and Jan 2020 (listed by State)



Sat 12 Oct @ 2pm

Venue: Engineering Building 1033,  

61 Circle Drive, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville,

Edwardsville, IL 62026


Presented by the American Chemical Society Women Chemist Committee-St Louis, in partnership with the SIUE & UMSL chemistry departments & The Cougar Store, SIUE




Fri 31 Jan @ 10.30am

Venue: Suncoast Technical College, 4445 Career Lane, North Port,

FL 34289


Fri 31 Jan @ 7pm

Venue: Selby Public Library,

1331 First Street, Sarasota,

FL 34236


The Radium Girls is Sarasota County's selection for its 2020 One Book, One Community program



Sat 12 Oct @ 7pm

Venue: Spencer Road Library, 27 Spencer Road, St. Peters, MO 63376


This event is supported by Main Street Books.



Sun 13 Oct @ 1pm

Venue: Bucks County Books Festival, Editors Tent - 2-50 S Hamilton St, Doylestown, PA 18901

South Carolina


Fri 11 Oct @ 6pm

Venue: Hub City Bookshop,

6 West Main Street, Spartanburg,

SC 29306

Past events in Spring 2019 

(listed by State)


Sat 9th Feb @ 1pm

Venue: John Clare Theatre,

Peterborough Central Library,

Broadway, Peterborough, PE1 1RX,


Hosted by Vivacity and Peterborough libraries. Tickets cost £5 (£4 concessions) and can be booked in advance through any Peterborough library or purchased on the door.

Tue 26 Feb @ 10.30am CST

Q&A via Skype with the Lifelong Learners of Waubonsee Community College, Aurora, IL, USA



Tue 5 March @ 7pm

Venue: Sevenoaks Library, Buckhurst Lane, Sevenoaks, Kent TN13 1LQ, UK


Tickets cost £4 and must be booked in advance by either emailing or telephoning 03000 41 31 31

Thu 7 March @ 7.15pm

Venue: 4th floor, Central Library, High Street, Bromley BR1 1EX, UK


If possible, please reserve your free tickets in advance.

Fri 8 March @ 1.30pm

Venue: Dagenham Library, 1 Church Elm Lane, Dagenham, RM10 9QS, UK


This event is free to attend. If possible, please reserve your place in advance online.

Thu 14 March @ 7.30pm

Venue: Dodd Auditorium, University of Mary Washington, Fredericksburg, VA 22401, USA


This event is part of the William B. Crawley Great Lives lecture series – all events are free.



Tue 9 April @ 7pm

Venue: The Eltham Centre Library,

2 Archery Road, Eltham, London


Tel: 020 8921 3452

Thu 11 April @ 7.30pm

Venue: Yatton Library, 48 High St,

Yatton, BS49 4HJ, UK


This event is free to attend. If possible, please reserve your place in advance online.




Sun 12 May @ 5pm

Venue: Delapré Abbey, London Road, Northampton, Northants NN4 8AW, UK


This event is part of the Delapré Festival of Books.


Please reserve your free tickets in advance.

Past events in Fall 2018 (listed by State)



Thu 1st November @ 1pm

Reddick Library, 1010 Canal St,

Ottowa, IL 61350




Fri 2nd November @ 7pm

Ponchatoula Branch Library,

380 North Fifth St,

Ponchatoula, LA 70454

This event will be staged by the Tangipahoa Parish Library

Sat 3 Nov @ 10am

Venue: The Hammond Regional

Arts Center

217 East Thomas Street

Hammond, LA 70401

This event is being staged in association with the Tangipahoa Parish Library



Mon 5 Nov @ 7pm

First Presbyterian Church, 2420 13th St W, Billings, MT 59102


This event is the Keynote Address for the Common Read of Rocky Mountain College, but the event is also open to everyone

New Jersey


Sat 13th October @ 1.30pm

Venue: Church of the Redeemer,

36 South St,

Morristown, NJ 07960

This event is part of the Morristown Festival of Books

Sun 14 Oct @ 3pm

Venue: Mountain Lakes High School

96 Powerville Rd, Mountain Lakes, NJ 07046

This event has been organised by the Mountain Lakes Public Library

New York


Mon 15 Oct @ 7.30pm

Venue: Concordia College 

Sommer Center, 171 White Plains Road, Bronxville, NY 10708


Reserve your spot at



North Carolina


Mon 8 Oct @ 6pm

Venue: Malaprop’s Bookstore/Café

55 Haywood St, Asheville, NC

In conversation with Denise Kiernan, author of The Girls of Atomic City



Tue 9 Oct @ 6pm

Venue: Best of Books

1313 E. Danforth

Edmond, OK 73034

Wed 10 Oct @ 7pm

Venue: The IDL Ballroom in Tulsa

230 East First Street

Tulsa, OK 74103

Hosted by Booksmart, Tulsa, OK, with book sales by Magic City Books


This may become a ticketed event – please check with the bookstore for details.



Thu 11 Oct @ 7pm

Venue: The Lynden Sculpture Garden

2145 West Brown Deer Road

Milwaukee, WI 53217

Hosted by the Boswell Book Company, in partnership with literary nonprofit Milwaukee Reads.


Register for tickets online or by phone at 414-446-8794

Fri 12 Oct @ 7.30pm

Venue: Madison Central Library

201 W Mifflin St

Madison, WI 53703

This event will be hosted in a partnership between the Wisconsin Book Festival and the Wisconsin Science Festival.

Past events: US paperback tour 2018 (listed by State)



Sun 11th March @ 10am

Event: The Tucson Festival of Books

Venue: Student Union Gallery Theater

University of Arizona campus,

Tucson, AZ

A panel event titled ' War Girls', with fellow authors authors Elizabeth Cobbs and Liza Mundy, moderated by Karen Williams


Sun 11 March @ 1pm

Event: The Tucson Festival of Books 

Venue: Koffler Room 218

University of Arizona campus, Tucson, AZ


A panel event titled ‘ War Girls: Stories of Women at War’, with fellow authors Elizabeth Cobbs and Liza Mundy, moderated by Margaret Higgins




Weds 7 March @ 7pm

Venue: Fort Collins Hilton

425 West Prospect

Fort Collins, CO 80525

With Old Firehouse Books and Colorado State University



Thurs 15 March @ 12pm

Venue: Rotary Room, Fairfield Public Library 

1080 Old Post Road

Fairfield, CT 06824

Now waiting list only according to the library website


Thurs 15 March @ 6.30pm

Venue: Cheshire Public Library 

104 Main Street

Cheshire, CT 06410

Registration required for this event. Please register online at or call 203-272-2245, ext. 4.



Fri 9 March @ 6.30pm

Venue: Yanke Room 207, Boise State University

220 E. Parkcenter Blvd

Boise, ID 83706

Presented by the Hemingway Literary Center as part of their WW1 Armistice program of events


Sun 18 March @ 2pm

Venue: Anderson’s 

123 W Jefferson Ave

Naperville, IL 60540


Sun 18 March @ 5pm

Venue: American Writers Museum 

180 N Michigan Ave,

Chicago, IL 60601

Ticketed event – tickets available via the American Writers Museum


Mon 19 March @ 6pm

Venue: Seneca Library 

210 N. Main St.

Seneca, IL  61360

Call the library to reserve your spot on (815) 357-6566



Sat 24 March @ 7pm

Venue: East Baton Rouge Parish Library 

7711 Goodwood Blvd.

Baton Rouge, LA 70806


Fri 16 March @ 7pm

Venue: Barnes & Noble

1 Worcester Rd

Framingham, MA 01701


In conversation with Hank Phillippi Ryan, investigative reporter and award-winning mystery author


Tues 20 March @ 7pm

Venue: Schuler Books 

Meridian Mall

1982 W Grand River Ave

Okemos, MI 48864

Presented by Café Scientifique and the Lansing Community College Science Department



Weds 21 March @ 7pm

Venue: Barnes & Noble 

2100 North Snelling Ave

Roseville, MN 55113


North Carolina

Tues 13 March @ 7pm

Venue: Hanes Auditorium, Elberson Fine Arts Center, Salem College 

601 S. Church Street

Winston-Salem, NC 27101

In conversation with Megan E. Bryant, author of Glow, and kindly organised by Bookmarks NC

Wed 14th March @ 7pm

The Greensboro Public Library (supported by Scuppernong Books)

219 N Church St,

Greensboro, NC, 27401


Thurs 22 March @ 12.30pm

Venue: Penn Book Center 

130 S. 34th St

Philadelphia, PA 19104

Space for this author luncheon is limited and first-come-first-served, so please RSVP at


Thurs 22 March @ 6.30pm

Venue: Moravian Book Shop 

428 Main St

Bethlehem, PA 18018

As this is an after-hours event, please call 610-866-5481 or message the bookshop to reserve a spot



Fri 23 March @ 7pm

Venue: Barnes & Noble 

River Oaks Shopping Center

2030 W. Gray Street

Houston, TX 77019



Tues 6 March @ 7 pm

Venue: The King’s English Bookshop 

1511 South 1500 East

Salt Lake City, UT 84105



Thurs 8 March @ 7pm

Venue/event: Chuckanut Radio Hour with Village Books 

Heiner Center

Whatcom Community College

237 W. Kellogg Street

Bellingham, WA 98226


Tickets for the Chuckanut Radio Hour are $5 and are available at Village Books and Receive a free ticket with pre-purchase of The Radium Girls (OR if you’ve already bought the book, with each paid ticket you’ll receive a $5 voucher to spend on Village Books merchandise at the show).



Weds 21 March @ 11.45am

Venue: River Falls Library 

140 Union St

River Falls, WI 54022

In association with Chapter 2 Books

Past events: US hardback tour 2017 (listed by State)


May 23 @ 6pm

Venue: Page & Palette

32 S Section St

Fairhope, AL 36532




May 16 @ 7pm

Venue: Changing Hands Bookstore

6428 South McClintock Drive

Tempe, AZ 85283




May 20 @ 4pm

Venue: Book Passage

51 Tamal Vista Blvd

Corte Madera, CA 94925


May 21 @ 1pm

Orinda Books

276 Village Square

Orinda, CA 94563


May 21 @ 4:30pm

Barnes & Noble

280 Palladio Pkwy

Folsom, CA 95630




May 17 @ 7:30pm

Venue: Boulder Book Store

Pearl Street Mall, 1107 Pearl St

Boulder, CO 80302


May 18 @ 7pm

Venue: Tattered Cover

2526 E Colfax Ave

Denver, CO 80206




May 2 @ 7pm

Venue: Wilton Library with Elm Street Books

137 Old Ridgefield Road

Wilton, CT 06897




May 10 @7:15pm

Venue: Decatur Library with Eagle Eye Books

215 Sycamore St.

Decatur, GA 30030


May 11 @ 7:30pm

Venue: Women & Children First

5233 N Clark St

Chicago, IL 60640

Event with Veronica Arreola, Director, Women in Science & Engineering, University of Illinois at Chicago


May 12 @ 12pm

Venue: DeKalb Public Library

Northern Illinois University STEM Café

309 Oak Street, DeKalb

IL 60115


May 12 @ 6:30pm

Venue: LaSalle County Historical Society with Prairie Fox Books

Illinois & Michigan Canal State Trail

101 E Canal St

North Utica, IL 61373


May 13 @ 2pm

Venue: Anderson’s Bookshop

123 W Jefferson Ave

Naperville, IL 60540

Event with Dr. Susan Cheng, Assistant Prof of Public Health at Benedictine University


May 13 @ 7pm

Venue: Reddick Mansion with Prairie Fox Books

100 W. Lafayette Street

Ottawa, IL 61350


May 5 @ 7pm

Venue: Porter Square Books

Porter Square Shopping Center,

25 White St, Cambridge, MA 02140

Event with Nathalia Holt, author of Rise of the Rocket Girls 



May 24 @ 6pm

Venue: Source Booksellers

4240 Cass Ave #105

Detroit, MI 48201


May 25 @ 6:30pm

Venue: Saturn Booksellers

133 W Main St

Gaylord, MI 49735



New Jersey

May 3 @ 7pm

Venue: Watchung Booksellers

54 Fairfield St

Montclair, NJ 07043


New Mexico

May 15 @ 7pm

Venue: National Museum of Nuclear Science & History with Bookworks (tickets)

601 Eubank

Albuquerque, NM 87123

New York

May 1 @ 8pm

Venue: McNally Jackson Books

52 Prince St

New York, NY 10012


May 4 @ 7pm

Venue: Turn of the Corkscrew Books & Wine

110 N Park Ave

Rockville Centre, NY 11570


May 31 @ 3:15pm

Library Journal’s Day of Dialog, Top Nonfiction Panel

Venue: John Jay College of Criminal Justice

524 W 59th St

New York, NY 10019


June 1 @ 10:00am

BookExpo | Sourcebooks Booth #2521

Venue: Javits Center

655 W 34th St

New York, NY 10001


June 1 @ 12:00pm

BookExpo | AAP Librarians Lunch, Room 1E07/08

Venue: Javits Center

655 W 34th St

New York, NY 10001



North Carolina

May 8 @ 5pm

Venue: The Country Bookshop

140 NW Broad St

Southern Pines, NC 28387


May 9 @ 7pm

Venue: Quail Ridge Books

North Hills, 4209-100

Lassiter Mill Rd

Raleigh, NC 27609




May 30 @ 6pm

Venue: Penguin Bookshop

417 Beaver Street

Sewickley, PA 15143




May 27 @11am

Venue: The Winchester Book Gallery

185 Loudoun Street

Winchester, VA 22601


May 28 @ 2pm

Venue: Fountain Bookstore

1312 E. Cary Street

Richmond, VA 23219




May 19 @ 7:30pm

Venue: Town Hall with University Book Store

Town Hall Seattle

1119 8th Ave

Seattle, WA 98101

Event with Anne McTiernan, MD, PhD. Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research and author of Starved



May 14 @ 4:30pm

702 East Johnson St (@Blount St)

Madison, WI  

Event with Reading Group Choices


Thanks also to Waterstones, Covent Garden, in London, UK for hosting a UK event in September 2018.

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