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2024

February 16, 2024, 7:00 p.m. | Two Bridges Luncheonette, New York, New York. I'll be a guest at the artist residency of Lulu Lewis!

March 7, 2024, 6:30 p.m. | H. P. Lovecraft: One Hundred Years in New York City, Brooklyn Brainery, Brooklyn, New York

May 21, 2024, 2:00 p.m. | "A Babel of Sound and Filth": H. P. Lovecraft and New York City, ONLINE, Miskatonic Institute of Horror Studies

June 8, 2024, 10:00 a.m. | H. P. Lovecraft in Gotham, Jersey City Free Public Library, Jersey City, New Jersey

More events are in the works … Stay tuned!

2023

Midnight Rambles: H. P. Lovecraft in Gotham hit the shelves on November 7, 2023! Order a copy today!

October 1, 2023 | Brooklyn Book Festival, Brooklyn, New York

October 21, 2023 | Lovecraft at the Manor, King Manor Museum, Jamaica, New York

October 26, 2023 | Dracula: Medieval Hero and Modern Vampire, Fordham University, New York, New York

November 10, 2023 | P&T Knitwear, New York, New York. Moderated by Claire Donner, Miskatonic Institute of Horror Studies!

November 16, 2023 | Little City Books, Hoboken, New Jersey

November 17, 2023 | H. P. Lovecraft in New York, New York Public Library, Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Lenox and Astor Room, New York, New York

December 2, 2023 | Lovecraft Arts & Sciences Council, Providence, Rhode Island

December 10, 2023 | Froth on Franklin, Jersey City, New Jersey

December 14, 2023 | "Labyrinths of Curving Lanes": Greenwich Village and H. P. Lovecraft, Village Preservation, New York, New York

December 16, 2023 | Asbury Book Cooperative, Asbury Park, New Jersey

December 20, 2023 | Christmas with Cthulhu: H. P. Lovecraft in New York City, Brooklyn Brainery, Brooklyn, New York

2022

August 20, 2022 | Men of Their Time: The Correspondence and Relationship of H. P. Lovecraft and James F. Morton, NecronomiCon Providence, Providence, Rhode Island

October 29, 2022 | H. P. Lovecraft at King Manor, King Manor Museum, Jamaica, New York

2021

April 21, 2021 | Earth, Spirit, and Race, Fordham University, New York, New York

2020

April 20, 2020 | School of Visual Arts, New York, New York

July 23, 2020 | Hagia Sophia: Caught Between East and West, Fordham University, New York, New York

August 10, 2020 | Center for Research in the Humanities, New York Public Library, New York, New York

December 9, 2020 | Lot Talk: Flatbush Dutch Reformed Church, Urban Archive, New York, New York

2019

February 6, 2019 | The Global Metropolis: Policy & Power in the 21st Century (Behind the Book series), Maloney Library, Fordham University School of Law, New York, New York

February 11, 2019 | Leonard Lopate at Large, WBAI (99.5 FM). Live radio!

May 19, 2019 | Washington Irving: A Knickerbocker in New Jersey, Froth on Franklin, Jersey City, New Jersey. Fundraiser for the Jersey City Landmarks Conservancy.

June 5, 2019 | City Planner Book Club

August 22, 2019 | Immigrant State: Jersey's Influential Gate, Apple Tree House, Jersey City, New Jersey. I moderated a discussion with Rutgers University's Carlos De Cena. Co-sponsored by the Jersey City Office of Cultural Affairs and Jersey City Landmarks Conservancy. Funded by the New Jersey Council for the Humanities.

October 5, 2019 | Paulus Hook & Beyond, Jersey City, New Jersey. Walking tour as part of the 29th Annual Jersey City Art & Studio Tour.

October 6, 2019 | Paulus Hook & Beyond, Jersey City, New Jersey. Walking tour as part of the 29th Annual Jersey City Art & Studio Tour.

October 24, 2019 | Jedi & Jesuits, Fordham University, New York, New York

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Signing books and talking with readers at P&T Knitwear.
(Courtesy of Perfume Professor)
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Presenting at the New York Public Library in 2023.
(Courtesy of Rachel Meyers)
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Leading a walking tour in Jersey City.
(Courtesy of Perfume Professor)
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(Courtesy of Perfume Professor)

2018

January 2, 2018 | Fox & Crow, Jersey City, New Jersey. I participated in Backroom Broadsides, a monthly author series presented by the Riverview Neighborhood Association.

February 8, 2018 | This is the Modern World, WFMU (91.1 FM). Live radio! My first-time on air since my days in college radio.

March 9, 2018 | New Jersey Future Redevelopment Forum 2018, New Brunswick, New Jersey

March 22, 2018 | Learning New Jersey ... One Building at at Time, Apple Tree House, Jersey City, New Jersey. I moderated a discussion with NJIT's Gabrielle Esperdy. Co-sponsored by the Jersey City Office of Cultural Affairs and Jersey City Landmarks Conservancy. Funded by the New Jersey Council for the Humanities.

April 4, 2018 | Little City Books, Hoboken, New Jersey

May 1, 2018 | International Conference on Sustainable Cities, New York, New York

May 2, 2018 | Philadelphia City Institute, Free Library of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Co-sponsored by Friends in the City (FitC).

May 31, 2018 | Jersey City Landmarks Conservancy's 18th Annual Preservation Awards, Jersey City, New Jersey. I received the 2018 J. Owen Grundy History Award!

July 12, 2018 | Jersey City Police Department, Jersey City, New Jersey

September 23, 2018 | Tales of Our Cities: 10th Annual Jersey City Free Public Library Book Festival, Jersey City, New Jersey

October 24, 2018 | Wither the Creative City? Art, Cities, and Justice (Behind the Book Series), Maloney Library, Fordham University School of Law, New York, NY. With Patrick Verel, Graffiti Murals: Exploring the Impact of Street Art. Co-sponsored by Urban Law Center and Fordham University Press.

October 25, 2018 | Washington Irving & The Legend of Jersey City, Apple Tree House, Jersey City, New Jersey. Co-hosted by the Jersey City Office of Cultural Affairs and the Jersey City Landmarks Conservancy. Sponsored by by the New Jersey Council for the Humanities.

December 9, 2018 | Heights Holiday Pop Up, Jersey City, New Jersey

2017

Left Bank of the Hudson: Jersey City and the Artists of 111 1st Street (Fordham University Press) hit bookstore shelves on October 3, 2017. A book tour and assorted promotional events followed throughout the fall and winter of 2017. A dream come true.

September 17, 2017 | Brooklyn Book Festival, Brooklyn, New York

October 3, 2017 | Book Culture (112th St. location), New York, New York

October 7, 2017 | WORD, Jersey City, New Jersey

October 10, 2017 | Olean Public Library, Olean, New York

October 11, 2017 | Larkin Square Author Series (collaboration with Talking Leaves Books), Buffalo, New York

October 13, 2017 | Nine Stories, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

October 15, 2017 | Jersey City Art & Studio Tour 2017, Jersey City, New Jersey. I participated in 111 1st Street: A Community of Artists, an exhibit showcasing the talented artists of the former 111 1st Street.

October 19, 2017 | The Regulator Bookshop, Durham, North Carolina

November 2, 2017 | Magers & Quinn Booksellers, Minneapolis, Minnesota

November 5, 2017 | Riverview Farmers Market, Jersey City, New Jersey

November 15, 2017 | Brooklyn Brainery, Brooklyn, New York

November 25, 2017 | Virile Barber & Shop, Jersey City, New Jersey

December 9, 2017 | HDSID Holiday Market (WORD booth), Jersey City, New Jersey

December 10, 2017 | HDSID Holiday Market (WORD booth), Jersey City, New Jersey

December 17, 2017 | Heights Holiday Pop Up, Jersey City, New Jersey

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Talking with Terrence McDonald (right), Jersey Journal, at WORD, Jersey City. (Courtesy of Perfume Professor)