CA – An Evening with Neil Gaiman

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Author Neil Gaiman speaks with Geoff Boucher about his latest novel The Ocean at the End of the Lane at the Alex Theatre on Thursday, June 27, 2013 at 8:00pm!

Details at the link!

The Alex Theatre
216 North Brand Boulevard, Glendale, CA 91203

MA – Make Good Art Discussion

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Neil Gaiman and Chip Kidd speak at the Oberon Theater on Wednesday June 5th at 6:30pm!

Press Release:

Literary legend Neil Gaiman (American Gods, The Sandman, Stardust), in his 2012 commencement address at the University of the Arts in Pennsylvania, encouraged graduates to do one thing, even in the worst of times: Make Good Art. Gaiman– who has written novels, short fiction, comic books, screenplays, children’s books, and graphic novels– and Chip Kidd, who designed the innovative cover and interior for the published book based on the speech, convene at the Oberon to discuss Gaiman’s unconventional career path, prodigous output, and the bravery and creativity that goes into making good art. This special, intimate evening presents a rare encounter with one of contemporary literature’s most creative minds alongside the top graphic designer in publishing. They will discuss their own artistic processes and pass along advice for how to Make Good Art.

**SOLD OUT**

Tickets are $25, which includes a copy of Make Good Art with a book signing to follow the conversation.

OBERON | A.R.T. – American Repertory Theater
2 Arrow Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

NYC – Ocean at the End of the Lane Signing

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Neil Gaiman presents The Ocean at the End of the Lane at BAM’s Howard Gilman Opera House on Tuesday, June 18, 7:00 PM

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Part of Unbound at BAM: A Literary Series with Greenlight Bookstore

From one of the world’s most beloved storytellers––#1 New York Times bestselling author Neil Gaiman (The Sandman, Stardust, Coraline) –– comes his first adult novel in eight years. Wondrous and imaginative, and at times deeply scary, The Ocean at the End of the Lane captures the very essence of childhood fear and uncertainty. In a clash of memory and reality, it is a pitched fever dream of a novel, and could very well be Gaiman’s most accomplished work to date.

LOCATION: Peter Jay Sharp Building
BAM Howard Gilman Opera House
30 Lafayette Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11217

RUN TIME: 1 hour (followed by book signing)

TICKETS: $45 and $55, available through the BAM box office or online through BAM.org.
Each event ticket includes a copy of The Ocean at the End of the Lane; books will be distributed in the Opera House lobby preceding the event.

SIGNING: Neil Gaiman will sign books for all ticket holders following the event. He will sign and personalize any number of copies of The Ocean at the End of the Lane, and no more than two other titles. Gaiman’s books will be offered for sale by Greenlight at BAM in the Opera House lobby before and after the reading.

QUESTIONS: please email info@greenlightbookstore.com

DC – Ocean at the End of the Lane Signing

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Neil Gaiman appears at the GW Lisner Auditorium on Friday June 21 2013 at 7:00 pm!

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From one of the world’s most beloved storytellers––#1 New York Times bestselling author Neil Gaiman––comes his first adult novel in eight years. Wondrous and imaginative, and at times deeply scary, The Ocean at the End of the Lane (Wm. Morrow, $25.99) captures the very essence of childhood fear and uncertainty. In a clash of memory and reality, it is a pitched fever dream of a novel, and could very well be Gaiman’s most accomplished work to date.

1 Book and 1 Ticket $40/$32 members
1 Book and 2 Tickets $60/$48 members

Tickets will go on-sale for Politics & Prose Members Monday, April 22. A member discount code will be e-mailed to members the morning of April 22.

If you are not yet a member, it’s a great time to sign upand take advantage of our discount opportunities and early notification on events like this one.

Public sales will begin Thursday, April 25.

EVENT GUIDELINES

  • Seating at GW Lisner Auditorium is general admission; first-come, first-served. Doors open at 6 p.m. on June 21.
  • Will-call and book pick up will happen at Lisner at 6 p.m. on June 21. Books and tickets will NOT be available for pick up at Politics & Prose.
  • Questions about the event can be directed to books@politics-prose.com.
  • Event guidelines may be subject to change.

 

SIGNING GUIDELINES

  • Neil Gaiman will sign all copies of The Ocean at the End of the Lane purchased from Politics & Prose.
  • Due to time constraints, Neil will sign up to TWO additional titles per person, personalized with first names only.
  • Neil will not pose for photos.
  • Flash photography and video are not permitted before, during, or after the discussion and signing.
  • Questions about the event can be directed to books@politics-prose.com.
  • Signing guidelines may be subject to change.

 

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR
NEIL GAIMAN has been honored with many awards internationally, including the Newbery and Carnegie Medals. His books and stories have also been honored with four Hugos, two Nebulas, a World Fantasy Award, four Bram Stoker Awards, six Locus Awards, two British SF Awards, a British Fantasy Award, nine Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards, three Geffens, an International Horror Guild Award and two Mythopoeic Awards. He is credited with being one of the creators of modern comics for his work on the Sandman series and listed in the Dictionary of Literary Biography as one of the top ten living post-modern writers. In 2001, he was one of the first writers to establish a blog (journal.neilgaiman.com), which now has over a million regular readers. Gaiman also has over 1.8 million Twitter followers (@neilhimself) and won the Twitter category in the inaugural Author Blog Awards. He wrote the screenplay for the BBC TV series Neverwhere and co-wrote the script to Robert Zemeckis’s Beowulf. His books Stardust and Coraline have been adapted into major theatrical releases. His Newbery Award-winning The Graveyard Book is currently in production.

FL – The Ocean at the End of the Lane Signing

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Neil Gaiman appears at the Temple Judea on Sunday June 23, 2013 at 2:00 pm!

Tickets are available through Books & Books. RSVP on Facebook!

Press Release: 

Meet one of the world’s most beloved storytellers Neil Gaiman reading and signing The Ocean at the End of the Lane (William Morrow, $25.99)

Tickets and Signing GuidelinesVouchers are required for this event and may be purchased at Books & Books in Coral Gables, Miami Beach or Bal Harbour Shops. Purchase a copy of The Ocean at the End of the Lane ($25.99 + tax) and you will receive one voucher. This voucher entitles you to receive (1) one copy of The Ocean at the End of the Lane and also serves as your entry for (1) person to Neil Gaiman’s talk and book signing at Temple Judea. Click to purchase your voucher online. Be sure to PAY ONLINE NOW and then choose the store pick-up option to pick your ticket up at Will Call. We do not ship vouchers. 

The Ocean at the End of the Lane will be published on June 1 and you may claim your copy of the book any time after publication at a Books & Books location, or at the event on June 23. Your voucher will be stamped to reflect whether or not you have claimed your book. You must show your voucher and attached receipt to claim entrance to the event, so please remember to bring it with you that day. Books & Books is NOT responsible for lost or stolen vouchers.

There will be a book signing to follow Neil’s talk and Q&A with the audience.

  • Neil will sign as many copies of The Ocean at the End of the Lane as a person purchases.
  • Neil will sign up to (2) two other Neil Gaiman titles.

·         Neil will personalize books (name only), but he cannot accommodate specific salutations and/or dedications – it slows down the line and isn’t fair for all those who are still waiting.

·         If you cannot make it to the event in person, but would like to order a book, we will do our best to personalize your pre-order, but cannot guarantee the book will be signed, since it will all depend on the time.

·         Photos may be taken in passing, but not posed. No flash photography; no posed photos; and no personal video.

  • Neil will only sign books. Please leave memorabilia at home.

From one of the world’s most beloved storytellers––#1 New York Times bestselling author Neil Gaiman––comes his first adult novel in eight years. Wondrous and imaginative, and at times deeply scary, THE OCEAN AT THE END OF THE LANE captures the very essence of childhood fear and uncertainty. In a clash of memory and reality, it is a pitched fever dream of a novel, and could very well be Gaiman’s most accomplished work to date.

 

Temple Judea
5500 Granada Boulevard, Coral Gables, FL 33146

SF – Samplings and Dabblings Exhibit

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Artist Sam Kieth makes a rare public appearance at the Cartoon Art Museum on Saturday, April 27, 2013 from 11:00 AM till 2:00PM! RSVP on Facebook!

Press Release:

The Cartoon Art Museum presents Samplings and Dabblings: a retrospective, a celebration of the art of Sam Kieth. This exhibition traces Kieth’s career from 1988, when he collaborated with writer Neil Gaiman to produced the first issues of the acclaimed Sandman comic book series through his fan favorite run drawing Wolverine for Marvel Comics Presents and other early works. In 1993, Kieth published perhaps his best known character, The Maxx, through Image Comics, in a series that spawned an animated spin-off on MTV’s Oddities. The ever-experimental artist produced additional creator-owned works for publishers including WildStorm and Oni, and his most recent comics work including The Hollows and Mars Attacks! is available from IDW Publishing.

In addition to his well known (and occasionally not well known) comics work, Samplings and Dabblings also examines the paintings, comics and sculpture that comprise Kieth’s ongoing “Trout-a-verse” project.

“In the same way, in all my stories, I’m trying to have compassion for these characters who’ve been through hell, or who’ve put themselves through hell, and are, in some way, all alter egos for me. So whether work-for-hire or creator owned, the themes are all continuous in my work. Some of the characters are owned by evil conglomerates, others are just waiting to be picked off by evil conglomerates, and some of them are so weird that no evil conglomerate wants to touch them with a stick…but they’re all part of one, giant ‘Sam-story.’”

The exhibition opens on March 1, 2013, the 20th anniversary of The Maxx, although museum patrons will get a sneak peek at Samplings and Dabblings on February 23 and 24. A reception is planned to accompany the release of a full-color exhibition catalog in April, to be printed and distributed by IDW Publishing. The catalog features a 10,000-word career-spanning interview with Sam Kieth, conducted by Cartoon Art Museum curator Andrew Farago. Details about the reception and catalog will be announced soon.

Cartoon Art Museum
655 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA 94105

MD – Cats of Tanglewood Forest Signing

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Artist Charles Vess signs at the Takoma Park Library on Thursday May 2nd at 7:00 pm! Books provided by Politics & Prose.

Takoma Park Library
101 Philadelphia Avenue, Takoma Park, MD 20912

OR – The Ocean at the End of the Lane Signing

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Neil Gaiman appears at the McMenamins Crystal Ballroom on Saturday June 29, 2013 at 3:00 PM.

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Please note, this is a general admission, seated event*

EVENT DESCRIPTION: From one of the world’s most beloved storytellers – #1 New York Times bestselling author Neil Gaiman – comes his first adult novel in eight years. Wondrous and imaginative, and at times deeply scary, The Ocean at the End of the Lane captures the very essence of childhood fear and uncertainty. In a clash of memory and reality, it is a pitched fever dream of a novel, and could very well be Gaiman’s most accomplished work to date.

Note: Ticket price includes admission and a copy of The Ocean at the End of the Lane. Books will be distributed at event.

SOLD OUT Tickets on sale 4/3/2013 at the link

McMenamins Crystal Ballroom
1332W Burnside Street, Portland, OR 97209

VA – The Art of Magic Making

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Artist Charles Vess presents a program at the Grace Street Theatre on Thursday April 18th at 7:00 pm! There will be a reception following at the James Branch Cabell Memorial Library with a display of art from the book.

Press Release:

Charles Vess, recipient of Eisner and World Fantasy Awards and many other accolades, also a VCU alumnus (B.F.A. 1974), will discuss his newest book project, The Cats of Tanglewood Forest, and his career of visual magic making. Following the event will be a book sale and signing. Doors open at 6 p.m. Seating is limited, and registration is required. Any unclaimed seats at curtain time will be released on a first-come basis. Registration will open soon. Parking is available for a fee in the West Broad Street and West Main Street parking decks. If special accommodations are needed, or to register offline, please call (804) 828-0593 prior to April 15.

Grace Street Theater
Virginia Commonwealth University | School of the Arts
934 West Grace Street, Richmond, VA 23284-3048

MA – Poems to Learn by Heart Signing

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Caroline Kennedy and illustrator Jon J Muth speak on Thursday, March 28 at 6pm at the Coolidge Corner Theatre. Co-sponsored by the John F. Kennedy National Historic Site

Tickets required

In this new companion to A Family of Poems, Caroline Kennedy shares a new collection of poems about everything from sports to nature to friendship. From the ordinary to the extraordinary, this diverse anthology is for the young, the old, and everyone in between. Acclaimed illustrator Jon J Muth (Zen Shorts, Stone Soup, Three Questions) will also be speaking at the event.

This event is co-sponsored by the John F. Kennedy National Historic Site. It is located just a few blocks away at 83 Beals Street in Brookline and will be open from 1-5 that day.

With each pre-order of Poems to Learn by Heart, you will receive one free ticket with the option to buy up to 3 additional tickets for $5 each. On salevia Brookline Booksmith or by calling us at (617) 566-6660.

Coolidge Corner Theatre 
290 Harvard Street, Brookline, MA 02446-2908
617-566-6660

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