About those silver linings in spite of COVID

Friends, below are some curated virtual events, artistic and literary, that are the silver lining in COVID skies. Because wherever you are in the world, COVID can’t stop you from attending these. So I’ve listed them below from soonest to latest. I could only list some, and there are many great ones I’m missing. Maybe you can write in comments about those.

Tonight, Belle Boggs reads at the Vermont Studio Center.

Belle Boggs, writer

Thursday, October 22nd 6:00 pm CST at the Vermont Studio Center

Come to a Featured Reading with Belle Boggs

Learn more and reserve your spot.


Nimrod International Journal

Saturday, October 24, 2020, 1 PM CST

Attend a virtual Writers Conference: Nimrod International Journal. For 41 years, Nimrod has hosted an in-person, all-day writing conference in conjunction with the publication of their fall issue.

All panel discussions, craft talks/workshops, readings, and Q&As are free and open to the public, but donations are requested from those who can give so Nimrod can continue to offer programs like these.


Tuesday, October 27, 2020, 7-8 pm CST, Book Launch for Love’s Garden, at Brazos Bookstore, Houston.

The wonderful Indira Ganesan, author of three fabulous novels, will be in conversation with me afer the reading. See more about Indira: https://indiraganesan.com/

Register here

Love’s Garden is available at Amazon.com and at Pothi.com


Love's Garden front cover

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 2020 AT 6:30 PM CST – 7:30 PM CST; Publisher’s Book Launch for Love’s Garden


Hosted by Aubade Publishing

Come hear me read from LOVE’S GARDEN (Aubade Publishing, October 27, 2020) and Jeannine Ouellette, author of the forthcoming memoir, THE PART THAT BURNS (Split/Lip Press, 2021) read from that. The readings will be followed by conversation and a Q&A session with authors Nandini Bhattacharya and Jeannine Ouellette.

Reading from Love's Garden at the KGB Bar, NYC

November 15, 2020, 7 -9 PM EST, KGB Bar, 85 East 4th St., NYC 10003, Reading from Love;s Garden by Nandini Bhattacharya

Come to my Big Apple event

Enjoy, and till soon…..

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