Events

British EditionHere is a list of Mike’s upcoming events and appearance. Please check back often for updates.

Last Updated: 4/11/16.

Apr 23, 2016

Goat Hill workshop. Mike will be conducting a workshop on the writing of biography on Saturday, April 23, 2016 in Providence, R.I.

Apr 22-24, 2016

Mike reads a chapter from Moby-Dick during the marathon reading at the Provincetown Public Library, April 22-24. He will be reading “The Try-Works” chapter on Sunday, April 24 at 10 a.m.

Apr 24, 2015

Discussion between Danielle Mailer & J. Michael Lennon on Sunday, April 26, 2015 @ 2:00 pm at the Hickory Stick Bookstore in Washington, Connecticut.

Jan 22, 2015

In Conversation with Morris Dickstein, Thursday, January 22, 7:00 PM at The Strand Bookstore, 3rd floor Rare Book Room, 828 Broadway, New York, NY 10003

Aug 15, 2014

Provincetown Public Library, 5 p.m.

Aug 4, 2014

The Mount, former home of Edith Wharton, in Stockbridge, Massachusetts, 4-6 p.m.

Apr 6, 2014

Woodstock Writers Festival, 11:30am-1pm, Biography Panel: “Writing: A Life”

Mar 14, 2014

Barnes & Noble Bookstore, DePaul University, 1 East Jackson Blvd, 6 p.m. Reading and book signing. Contact number: 312-362-8000

Mar 13, 2014

University of Illinois-Springfield, PAC Restaurant, 11:30 a.m. Alumni Association luncheon; lecture and book signing. Contact number: 217-525-2783

Mar 10, 2014

University of Illinois-Springfield, Brookens Auditorium, 7 p.m. ECCE Speakers Series; reading and book signing. Contact number: 217-206-8507

Feb 9, 2014

Darien Public Library, 1441 Post Road, Darien, CT, 5 p.m.

Jan 13, 2014

Cosmos Club, 2121 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Washington, D.C., 1:30-5 p.m.

Jan 12, 2014

Reading and Q&A at Politics and Prose Bookstore, 5015 Connecticut Ave., NW, Washington D.C. at 5 p.m.

Jan 7, 2014

Dorothy Dickson Darte Center, Wilkes University, Wilkes-Barre, PA,  7 p.m.

Dec 14, 2013

Bank Square Book Store, 53 West Main St. Mystic, CT, 2-4 p.m. Reading and Q and A.

Dec 8, 2013

Jersey Shore Arts Center, 66 South Main Street (corner of Main Avenue and Route 71), Ocean Grove, NJ, 3 p.m.

Nov 22, 2013

Reading and book signing: Barnes & Noble, Cape Cod Mall, Lyannough Road, Hyannis, 1-2 p.m.

Nov 14, 2013

Mike to appear on MSNBC’s The Cycle @ 3:40pm.

Nov 5, 2013

Henry Student Center at Wilkes University, 7 South Main St. Wilkes-Barre, PA, 7 p.m. Reading and Q and A.

Reception for Dr. Lennon following the reading in Kirby Hall. Please RSVP by Friday, Nov. 1, to confirm your attendance at the reception by calling or emailing Rebecca Van Jura at 570-408-4306 or email Rebecca.vanjura@wilkes.edu
Parking available behind Henry Student Center

Nov 1, 2013

Dartmouth Barnes & Noble, 392 State Road, Route 6 / North Dartmouth, MA 02747, Reading, Q&A, and signing.

Oct 30, 2013

Venue: Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) – Peter Jay Sharp Building / BAM Rose Cinemas
Time: program begins at 7:30pm
Tickets: $13 general admission, $8 for members and seniors
Books: Greenlight Bookstore will be selling your book at the event

Schedule of program:
7:30-9:30: Screening of Maidstone and Mailer’s untitled short from 1947
9:30-10: Q&A with Mike, Michael Mailer, Michael Chaiken, and Peter Biskind
10-10:30: book signing

Oct 27, 2013

Texas Book Festival
Presentation time: 1:30-2:15pm
Location: Capitol Extension Room E2.012
Format: A solo-presentation 20-25 minutes, and then open it up to Q&A.
Book signing will immediately follow the talk

Oct 22, 2013

Reading at the University of South Florida, Tampa.
Tuesday, October 22, 2:00-4:00
MARSHALL CENTER 2708

Oct 20, 2013

Colum McCann will interview Mike at the 92nd Street Y as part of the Y’s Sunday morning program devoted to biographers.

Oct 19, 2013

The Boston Book Festival, Boston Public Library Abbey, 700 Boyleston St., 1:45. Panel discussion (“The Writing Life: Literary Biography”) with David Margolick and Rose Styron, moderated by John T. “Ike” Williams.

Oct 17, 2013

The Mailer Gala, New York Public Library, 7 p.m. Reading.

Week of July 20-27

Creative nonfiction workshop, Brooklyn. Mike will also give a walking tour of Brooklyn Heights and a lecture on Barbary Shore, date to be announced.