Jeff Sharlet Fall Book Tour

Following are some of the events I’ll be doing this fall in support of my new book, Sweet Heaven When I Die, and around other topics. I’ll probably be adding a few more. Bookstores interested in hosting an event should contact my publicist, Whitney Peeling, at whitney.peeling at Universities, colleges, and other organizations should contact my speaking agent, Annette Luba-Lucas at lectures at You can also write me directly at jeff.sharlet at

September 13 / Middlebury, VT Town Hall Theater, sponsored by the Vermont Book Shop

September 15 / University of North Alabama 11 am

September 21 / Norwich, VT Norwich Bookstore 7 pm

September 23 / New York, NY New York University Bookstore. This is an event for Heather Hendershot and her new book, What’s Fair on the Air?: Cold War Right-Wing Broadcasting and the Public Interest. I’m the respondent. She’ll speak a bit, then we’ll have a conversation.

September 26 / Asheville, NC Malaprop’s Bookstore

September 27 / Chapel Hill, NC Bulls Head Bookshop, UNC-Chapel Hill, with novelist and KtB contributor Randall Kenan 3:30

September 27 / Chapel Hill, NC Flyleaf Books 7 pm

September 28 / Durham, NC Duke University Center for Documentary Studies

October 9 / New York, NY Union Theological Seminary. The American Christian Right and the global equality struggle.

October 18 / Concord, NH Gibson’s Bookstore

October 21 / Shepherdstown, West Virginia Shepherd University

October 22 / Washington, D.C. “Religious Politics & Secular Values: A CFI Institute”

October 23 / Washington, D.C. Busboys & Poets

October 27 / Burlington, VT University of Vermont

October 30 / Pasadena, CA All Saints Church Rector’s Forum, 10:15 – 11:00 a.m., 132 N. Euclid Avenue. Free & open to public. Books available for signing.

November 3 / Hanover, NH Dartmouth College. I’m not reading at this event, but I’m hosting the brilliant Donovan Hohn, author of Moby-Duck, at 4pm in the Sanborn Library. Open to public.

November 7 / Lewiston, ME Bates College. The focus of this event will be Islamophobia.

November 8 / Amherst, MA Hampshire College

November 9 / Cleveland, OH Case Western University

November 10 / Iowa City, IA Prairie Lights, 6:30 PM

November 15 / New York, NY With Reverend Billy. Details TBA.

November 16 / Cambridge, MA Porter Square Books

February 28 / Knoxville, TN University of Tennessee

Jeff Sharlet is a founding editor of Killing the Buddha, coauthor with Peter Manseau of Killing the Buddha: A Heretic's Bible (2004) and co-editor of Believer, Beware (2009). Sharlet is also the author of Sweet Heaven When I Die, (2011), C Street, (2010), and the New York Times bestseller The Family (2008).