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I'm SOCIAL:
In more ways than I would have ever imagined. Click the white dots below. I’ll make it worth the effort.                                                                                        

I'm FUN, FRIENDLY, and EXTREMELY ENTERTAINING:
Invite me to your living room, library, local bookstore, or book club meeting for a reading/signing event complete with lively Q&A discussion. I’m accessible, game, and happy to be your monkey. I'll make you and your friends laugh heartily and stir up interesting and lively conversation. It’s an unexpected reason to get your peeps together—something new and different! Message me via the V.C. Chickering Facebook page. Let’s set something up!

EVENTS:  

The TWISTED FAMILY VALUES Book Tour Schedge 2019

Need a fun reason to get your friends together? I’m here to serve with wit and charm. Can you fill a room with friends? Fabulous. Are you in a book club? Perfect. I shall entertain and provoke heartwarming thought. Message me on Fb/Insta and we’ll find a date. Throw in some wine and cheese and you’ve got yourself a book party!

  • Tuesday, June 18 - Short Hills, NJ - private reading event (7:30pm)

  • Wednesday, June 19 - Montclair, NJ - Watchung Booksellars reading/signing (7pm)

  • Thursday, June 29 - Somerset, NJ - private reading event (7:30pm)

  • Friday, June 21 - Maplewood, NJ - Words Bookstore LAUNCH EVENT reading/signing and author’s band Tori Erstwhile & The Montys will perform 3 songs (8pm)

  • Saturday, June 22 - Washington, DC - private reading event (6pm)

  • Sunday, June 23 - Baltimore, MD - private reading event (12noon)

  • Thursday, June 27 - Brooklyn, NY - Les Bleus Literary Salon reading (7:30pm)

  • Friday, June 28 - Doylestown, PA - Doylestown Bookshop reading/signing (6:30pm)

  • Tuesday, July 2 - Flourtown, PA - private reading event (7:30pm)

  • Friday, July 5 - Bay Head, NJ - private reading event (7:30pm)

  • Friday, July 12 - Bay Head, NJ - Noon Design Shop - author’s band Tori Erstwhile & The Montys will perform (8 - 9pm)

  • Tuesday, July 16 - Summit, NJ - The Co-Co private reading/concert - author’s band Tori Erstwhile & The Montys will perform (7:30 - 9:30pm)

  • Wednesday, July 31 - Quogue, NY - private reading event at the Quogue Beach Club (6pm)

  • Thursday, August 1 - Shelter Island - private reading event (7pm)

  • Saturday, August 10 - East Hampton - E.H. Library Authors Night (5pm)

  • Wednesday, August 15 - Fair Haven, NJ - River Road Books reading/signing (7pm)

  • Wednesday, August 21 - Bay Head, NJ - private luncheon and author talk at the BHYC (10:45am)

  • Saturday, September 14 - Oakland, CA - private reading event (5pm)

  • Thursday, September 19 - Millburn, NJ - Millburn Library author talk (7pm)

  • Thursday, October 3 - Madison, NJ - Short Stories Bookshop chat & signing w/ Elyssa Friedland, author, The Floating Feldmans (7:30pm)

  • Thursday, October 10 - Valley Village, LA, CA - private book event (6:30pm)

  • Friday, October 11 - Santa Monica, LA, CA - private book event (7pm)

  • Sunday, October 13 - Doylestown, PA - Bucks County Books Fest panel w/ Stephanie Evanovich, author, Under the Table (2 - 3pm)

  • Thursday, October 17 - Southport, CT - Finley’s Fiction bookstore reading/signing (6 - 7:30pm)

  • Saturday, October 19 - Maplewood, NJ - Maplewood Library banter/live performance by author’s band, Tori Erstwhile & The Montys (3 - 4pm)

  • Sunday, October 20 - Hopewell, NJ - private book event (4pm)

  • Saturday, October 26 - Amherst, MA - private book event (2pm)

  • Monday, October 28 - Mendham, NJ - private book event (6:30pm)

  • Saturday, November 16 - Atlanta, GA - private book event (7pm)

In the interest of procrastination: Here's a funny 5 min. piece I wrote and performed for 450 peeps in the nationwide 2015 Listen to Your Mother personal essay event. It’s called “Still Smokes”--about my esteemed mother--and if you know someone who still smokes you will laugh out loud, I guarantee it.

The NOOKIETOWN Funny/Racy Book Tour Schedge 2016

  • Tuesday, February 23 - Greenwich, CT - private reading event (7pm)

  • Wednesday, February 24 - Wayne, PA - private reading event (7pm)

  • Thursday, February 25 - Doylestown, PA - Doylestown Bookshop (6:30pm)

  • Friday, February 26 - Chatham, NJ - private reading event (6pm)

  • Saturday, February 27 - Maplewood, NJ - Words Bookstore (7:30pm)

    CHECK OUT:  The NOOKIETOWN Funny/Racy Book Tour launch event video

  • Monday, February 29 - Manhattan, NY - private reading event (6:30pm)

  • Tuesday, March 1 - Mendham, NJ - private reading event (7pm)

  • Wednesday, March 2 - Winchester, MA - private reading event (7pm)

  • Thursday, March 3 - Amherst, MA - private reading event (7pm)

  • Friday, March 4 - Brooklyn, NY - private reading event (6:30pm)

  • Saturday, March 5 - Bernardsville, NJ - private reading event (6pm)

  • Thursday, March 10 - Montclair, NJ - Watchung Booksellers (7pm)

  • Tuesday, March 15 - Park Slope Library, Brooklyn, NY (6pm)

  • Thursday, March 17 - SPINE OUT Show at Dixon Place, NYC (7:30pm)

  • Wednesday, March 23 - Darien, CT - private reading event (7:30pm)

  • Wednesday, June 15 - Bay Head, NJ - private reading event (11am)

  • Thursday, June 30 - Fair Haven, NJ - River Road Books (7:30pm)

  • Thursday, July 14 - Bay Head, NJ - private reading event (5pm)

  • Saturday, August 6 - Seagirt, NJ - The Bee (clothing boutique), (1-3pm)

  • Saturday, August 20 - Pt. Pleasant, NJ - The Bee (clothing boutique), (1-3pm)

  • Sunday, August 21 - Bay Head, NJ - Noon Design Shop, (9am-12noon)

  • Thursday, August 2 - Los Angeles, CA - private book club event (7pm)

  • Friday, August, 3 - Los Angeles, CA - private reading event (7pm)

MY PEEPS:

Agent: 
Beth Davey

at Davey Literary Media beth@daveyliteraryandmedia.com

Editor:
Eileen Rothschild
Eileen.rothschild@stmartins.com

Marketing: Meghan Harrington Meghan.harrington@stmartins.com

Publicity:
Marissa Sangiacomo Marissa.sangiacomo@stmartins.com

Entertainment Attorney: 
David Tenzer, Esq. LA, CA

Don’t you absolutely love the cover art? Thank you, Philip Pascuzzo @pepcostudio I’m mad for it. Fabulous!