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Past Events

  • Jul 13, 2023

    Published Alumni Reading Series

    Palisades Tahoe

    Community of Writers

  • May 31, 2023

    CPS Lectures: Monica West in Conversation with Wanda Holland Greene

    Private Home, San Francisco, CA

    Close Concerns

  • Mar 31, 2023

    In Conversation with Rachel Heng: The Great Reclamation Book Tour

    1521 10th Ave., Seattle, WA 98122

    Elliott Bay Book Company

  • Mar 29, 2023

    Lunchbox Series: Conversation with Tara Mullins


    North Carolina State University

  • Mar 6, 2023

    Brown Girl Collective: BGC Book Club


    Brown Girl Collective

  • Mar 3, 2023

    Duke Women’s Weekend Alumnae Authors Panel: In Her Words

    Duke University

    Duke University

  • Feb 25, 2023

    Hedgebrook Webinar Series: Monica West



    I'm conducting a live webinar to help writers unlock their characters. All webinars are open for women-identified writers. Come join me!

  • Nov 10, 2022

    Duke NorCal Alumnae Talks: Experiences Worth Sharing

    Private Home

    Duke NorCal Alumni

  • Oct 7, 2022

    LitQuake: Porchlight Series

    2424 Mariposa Street, San Francisco, CA 94110

    Verdi Club/LitQuake Literary Festival

  • Oct 5, 2022

    In Conversation with Laura Warrell: Sweet, Soft, Plenty Rhythm Book Launch

    Lapis Theater, 1634 11th Avenue, Seattle, WA 98122

    Hugo House

  • Aug 24, 2022

    Monica West in Conversation with Amber Flame

    Elliott Bay Book Company

    1521 10th Ave., Seattle, WA 98122

  • May 21, 2022

    Pasadena Festival of Women Authors

    Pasadena Convention Center

    Pasadena Literary Alliance

  • May 7, 2022

    “Secrets and Revelations, Lies and Love: Family Legacies in Fiction” (Panel with Gabriela Garcia and Devi Laskar)

    The Magnes-Auditorium

    Bay Area Book Festival

  • Dec 11, 2021

    Babylon Salon Winter 2021 Reading

    The Sycamore, 2140 Mission St., San Francisco

  • Oct 30, 2021

    “On Secret Lives and Love Songs” (Panel Discussion with Deesha Philyaw and HonorĂ©e Fanonne Jeffers)


    Well-Read Black Girl Festival

  • Oct 19, 2021

    Ivy Bookshop in Conversation with Kelsey McKinney (In-Person)

    5928 Falls Road, Baltimore, MD 21209

    Ivy Bookshop

  • Sep 22, 2021

    Book Passage Reading


    Book Passage Corte Madera

  • Aug 13, 2021

    Writer’s Block Podcast with Ron Block (Monica West and Wanda Morris)


    Friends and Fiction Podcast

  • Jun 29, 2021

    Country Living Magazine: Front Porch Book Club features REVIVAL SEASON


    Country Living Magazine

  • Jun 24, 2021

    Instagram Live with readingwithglamour


    AJ (readingwithglamour)

  • Jun 10, 2021

    Monica West in Conversation with Claire Lombardo


    Hosted by Quail Ridge and Main St. Books (North Carolina)

  • Jun 7, 2021

    A Conversation with Monica West


    Hosted by Cuyahoga County Public Library, Cleveland, OH

  • Jun 2, 2021

    In the Soup: Sean McDonald and Monica West on Publishing During, and After, a Pandemic


    Fiction/Non/Fiction Podcast

  • May 28, 2021

    Monica West on Shelf Life Podcast


    Nicole Barbosa/Shelf Life

  • May 27, 2021

    Monica West in Conversation with Kiese Laymon


    Hosted by Square Books, Oxford, MS

  • May 25, 2021

    Monica West Online Book Launch in Conversation with Dawnie Walton


    Hosted by A Great Good Place for Books, Oakland, CA

  • May 19, 2021

    Monica West in Conversation with Leslie-Ann Murray for Brown Girl Book Lover


    Brown Girl Book Lover

  • Apr 15, 2021

    Third Thursday Panel Discussion: “Debut Fiction: The Road to Publication”


    Hosted by The Writers' League of Texas