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Celebrating more than 30 years of great author luncheons and literary camaraderie!


Brickell Literary's Virtual Author Series ~ 

For the 2020-2021 season, each author talk will be presented virtually using an internet-based platform called Crowdcast. It is intuitive, easy-to-use and allows for interactions in real-time between the author and the viewers.

Scroll down to review our stellar lineup of authors. 

A special Thank You


Mitchell Kaplan at Books & Books

for curating an exciting roster of author talks for Brickell Avenue Literary Society members

    • January 01, 2021
    • (EST)
    • May 31, 2021
    • (EDT)
    • Virtual Author Series, 1pm via Crowdcast

    Spring 2021 Virtual Author Series

    Each Virtual Event is FREE with a Paid 2020-21 Membership

    and is

    Exclusive to Current Members of Brickell Avenue Literary Society

    Current Members will be Automatically Registered

    Current Members will Receive FREE Books


    Wednesday, January 27, 1pm EST

    Gabriel Byrne - WALKING WITH GHOSTS (a memoir)

    In conversation with Dennis Scholl


    Wednesday, February 10, 1pm EST

    Chang-rae Lee - MY YEAR ABROAD: A NOVEL


    Thursday, March 11, 1pm EST

    Russell Banks - FOREGONE: A NOVEL


    Tuesday, April 6, 1pm EST

    Viet Thanh Nguyen - THE COMMITTED: A NOVEL


    Thursday, May 6, 1pm EST

    Jhumpa Lahiri - WHEREABOUTS: A NOVEL

    All of our Virtual Author Series events will be held at 1:00pm EST via the Crowdcast  platform. These will be members-only  events.


    Forty-eight hours prior to each event, all current members will be automatically registered for the upcoming event. Members will receive a free book by mail. (Log in to be sure we have your current mailing address on file.)

    We cannot guarantee that late-joining members will be able to receive books from past 2020-21 events.

    Recordings of these virtual events are available to all  members shortly after each event has closed. (Current members should check their inbox for our Replay emails.)

    Please subscribe to our mailing list  to stay informed about Brickell Avenue Literary Society.

    Updated 1/18/2021

Past events

August 01, 2020 Fall 2020 Events (September through December)
April 27, 2020 *CANCELED* Lunch with Julia Alvarez
March 18, 2020 *CANCELED* Lunch with James McBride
February 10, 2020 Lunch with Julia Phillips
February 10, 2020 (Canceled) Lunch with Jeanine Cummins
January 16, 2020 Lunch with Jaquira Diaz
December 18, 2019 Lunch with Mamta Chaudhry
November 22, 2019 Lunch with Richard Russo
October 18, 2019 Lunch with Jeanette Winterson
September 26, 2019 Lunch with Salman Rushdie
May 02, 2019 Lunch with John Burnham Schwartz
March 21, 2019 Lunch with Elliot Ackerman
February 14, 2019 Lunch with Madeline Miller
January 18, 2019 Lunch with Min Jin Lee
December 18, 2018 Lunch with Sloane Crosley
November 13, 2018 Lunch with Tayari Jones
October 31, 2018 Lunch with Alexander Chee
September 26, 2018 Lunch with Gary Shteyngart
April 25, 2018 Lunch with Aminatta Forna
April 25, 2018 CANCELED | Lunch with Martha Grimes
March 22, 2018 CANCELED | Lunch with Ayad Akhtar
March 07, 2018 A Conversation About Books & Film with Mitchell Kaplan & Dennis Scholl
February 16, 2018 Lunch with Amor Towles
January 18, 2018 Lunch with Dani Shapiro
December 14, 2017 Lunch with Kevin Young
November 16, 2017 Lunch with Edwidge Danticat
October 26, 2017 Lunch with Andre Aciman
September 27, 2017 Lunch with Alice McDermott
April 19, 2017 Lunch with David Rieff
March 16, 2017 Lunch with Chitra Divakaruni
February 16, 2017 Lunch with Maureen Corrigan
January 19, 2017 Lunch with Aaron Thier
December 12, 2016 Lunch with Michael Chabon
November 04, 2016 Lunch with Alexander Maksik
October 21, 2016 Lunch with Patricia Engel
September 15, 2016 Lunch with Jonathan Safran Foer

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