Glee’s CHRIS COLFER with his final book in the best selling Land of Stories series

#1 New York Times bestselling author CHRIS COLFER returns to Brookline Booksmith on tour for the sixth and final book in The Land of Stories series!  Join us for an interactive event that will include: a reading from COLFER, audience Q&A, The Land of Stories trivia, a costume contest, and prizes.

This is a ticketed event, and a purchase of The Land of Stories: Worlds Collide is necessary for entry.  Each book purchase gets fans one raffle ticket.  Fans in costume will receive an additional raffle ticket.

These tickets enter fans in a drawing for an exclusive VIP meet-and-greet with COLFER immediately following the event.  He will choose five lucky readers (+1 guest each) to meet him after the event to snap photos and have their books personalized.

Tickets available in-store and online here.


WLP Reading Series: Evie Shockley Q&A

Join us for a Q&A with Evie Shockley. Free and open to the public.

RSVPs will close the day before the event. Non-Emerson guests must RSVP to be given security access to the event.

Check out Evie Shockley’s reading directly after at 6pm: https://evieshockleyreading.eventbrite.com

Evie Shockley is the author of semiautomatic (2017), which was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize and the LA Times Book Prize. She has published four other collections of poetry—including the new black (2011), which won the Hurston/Wright Legacy Award—and a critical study, Renegade Poetics: Black Aesthetics and Formal Innovation in African American Poetry (2011). Her honors include the 2015 Stephen Henderson Award for Outstanding Achievement in Poetry and the 2012 Holmes National Poetry Prize. She is currently a fellow at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University. Shockley is Professor of English at Rutgers University–New Brunswick.


Gary Grossman Reading, Q&A and Signing

Join us for a reading, Q&A and book signing with Gary Grossman. Free and open to the public.

Gary Grossman is a multiple Emmy Award winning television producer and author of the bestselling international political thrillers Executive Actions, Executive Treason, Executive Command, Executive Force, and Old Earth. He has also written two highly regarded non-fiction books on TV history. Grossman has been published by Dell/Delacorte, Byron Preiss Publishing, Diversion Books, Harlequin, Arlington House, and CBS/Popular Library. He has produced for NBC News, served as a columnist for the Boston Herald American, written for the Boston Globe and the New York Times. Grossman is Contributing Editor to Media Ethics Magazine and has produced more than 10,000 television programs for 40 networks. He’s a member of ITW, the International Thriller Writers Association and the Military Writers Society of America.