(Her)oics Anthology Events

(Her)oics: Women’s Lived Experiences During the Coronavirus Pandemic 

Online Book Tour Events

(All Events Are Virtual At This Time)

UPCOMING EVENTS

(Her)oics Tales of Medical Healers and Heroines 

April 8, 2021 4:00 PST, 7:00 EST

Reading and Short Q and A

Nina Gaby, Brookfield, VT. Crying at the Post Office, or Help! I Can’t Find My Eyebrows

Isobel Rosenthal, New York, NY. COVID-19 Gratitude List

Melba Nicholson Sullivan, Phd. New York, NY. Birthright to Breathe

Raluca Ioanid, Asheville, NC, What is Enough?

Alissa Hirshfeld, Santa Rosa, CA. Learning to Be Alone in Social Isolation

(Her)oics Tales of Wellness during the Pandemi

Meditation, Music, Reading and a Little Magic!

April 11, 2021 1:00 PM PST, 4:00 PM EST

Meghan Beaudry, Houston, TX.  COVID-19, Lupus, and Me

Susan Quigley, Novato, CA. A Day Not to Remember

Camille Beredjick, New York, NY. ED-19

Nikki Kallio, Waupaca, WI. Cold Front

Karen Rollins, Little Rock, AK. A No Stay-at-Home Order State: Living with Underlying Conditions during COVID-19

(Her)oics Tales from The Epicenter (NJ/ NY) 

April 18, 2021 4:00 EST

Come hear a bit about the anthology’s “birth” from editor Joanell Serra and meet five of our contributors, who will read short excerpts of their essays. 

Sari Caine New York, NY.  Newly Sober in the Time of the Coronavirus

Christine Corrigan, Basking Ridge, NJ. Not Back To, But Forward

Victoria Livingstone, Montclair, NJ. Azalea

Pia Wood, Brooklyn, NY. Breathe Easy.

Bianca Sabogal, Warwick, NY. F.E.A.R

(Her)oics Asian American Experience in the Pandemic

Date: May 16, 2021 4:00 PM PST

Asian American Writers Sharing excerpts of their essays and a Q and A. 

Hannah Agustin Whitewater, WI. On Isolation 

Ella de Castro Baron La Mesa, CA. Bahala Na  

Shizue Seigel, San Francisco, CA. Prayers for a New Reality

Joanna Mailani Lima, San Diego, CA. Sacred Story Stitching

PAST EVENTS

March 11, 2021 4:00 PM PST Launch Day!

A Book Spiel Event: Registration Link

Hosted by the publisher, Regal House Publishing. Come hear a bit about the anthology’s “birth” from editor Joanell Serra and meet six of our contributors, who will read short excerpts of their essays. 

Anndee Hochman, Philadelphia, PA. Poetry in the Time of Coronavirus 

Tia Oros Peters, Northern California. The Ancestors Already Know: Prophecy and Regeneration in a Time of Pandemic

Allison Hart, Portland, Oregon. Pandemic Quiz Best Practices for Quarantining with Your Young Adult Children

Melba Nicholson Sullivan, PhD, New York, NY. Birthright to Breathe

Ashley Gordon, Coconut Creek, FL. The Sidewalk 

West Coast Launch Celebration

March 13, 2021 4:00 PM PST

With Book Passages Bookstore.

Come hear a bit about the anthology’s “birth” from editor Joanell Serra and meet six of our contributors, who will read short excerpts of their essays.  

Mary Powelson, San Francisco, CA. AIR

Alicia Mosley, Irvine, CA. Mothering While Black in COVID-19

Shizue Seigel, San Francisco, CA. Prayers for a New Reality

Jess Barron,  San Francisco, CA. The Money Tree

E.K. Bayer, San Francisco, CA. Relativity 

Joey Garcia, Sacramento, CA. Welcome to My World 

Pandemic Tales from Around the Table

With Recipes to Take Home and Examples of Foods from Around the Country.

March 26, 2021 6:00 PM PST

Reading from their contributors’ essays:

Joanell Serra (Editor) Sonoma, CA. Notes on “Setting the Table.”

Talia Basmia, Davis, CA. A COVID-19 Ramadan

Jennifer Fliss, Seattle, WA. The Brisket on the Table 

Christina Adams, Laguna Beach, CA. Neighborhood Love Story

Pia Wood, Brooklyn, NY.Breathe Easy.

(Her)oics Motherhood in the Pandemic 

Thursday, April 1, 2021 4:00 PM PST

Reading from essays with tales of pandemic parenting from infants to adults, and from all across the country. Humor and hope promised!

Ashley Gordon, Coconut Creek, FL. The Sidewalk 

Janet Johnson, Phoenix, AZ.  Phone Calls from My Son

Victoria Livingstone, Montclair, NJ. Azalea

Maria Ostrowski, Stafford Springs, CT. Play With Me

Ashley Espinoza, Yuma, CO. Bananas

Lori Jakiela, Trafford, PA. Remotely Yours 

April 8, 2021 4:00 PST, 7:00 EST

Reading and Short Q and A

Nina Gaby, Brookfield, VT. Crying at the Post Office, or Help! I Can’t Find My Eyebrows

Isobel Rosenthal, New York, NY. COVID-19 Gratitude List

Melba Nicholson Sullivan, Phd. New York, NY. Birthright to Breathe

Raluca Ioanid, Asheville, NC, What is Enough?

Alissa Hirshfeld, Santa Rosa, CA. Learning to Be Alone in Social Isolation

(Her)oics Tales of Wellness during the Pandemi

Meditation, Music, Reading and a Little Magic!

April 11, 2021 1:00 PM PST, 4:00 PM EST

Meghan Beaudry, Houston, TX.  COVID-19, Lupus, and Me

Susan Quigley, Novato, CA. A Day Not to Remember

Camille Beredjick, New York, NY. ED-19

Nikki Kallio, Waupaca, WI. Cold Front

Karen Rollins, Little Rock, AK. A No Stay-at-Home Order State: Living with Underlying Conditions during COVID-19

(Her)oics Tales from The Epicenter (NJ/ NY) 

April 18, 2021 4:00 EST

Come hear a bit about the anthology’s “birth” from editor Joanell Serra and meet five of our contributors, who will read short excerpts of their essays. 

Sari Caine New York, NY.  Newly Sober in the Time of the Coronavirus

Christine Corrigan, Basking Ridge, NJ. Not Back To, But Forward

Victoria Livingstone, Montclair, NJ. Azalea

Pia Wood, Brooklyn, NY. Breathe Easy.

Bianca Sabogal, Warwick, NY. F.E.A.R

(Her)oics Asian American Experience in the Pandemic

Date: May 16, 2021 4:00 PM PST

Asian American Writers Sharing excerpts of their essays and a Q and A. 

Hannah Agustin Whitewater, WI. On Isolation 

Ella de Castro Baron La Mesa, CA. Bahala Na  

Shizue Seigel, San Francisco, CA. Prayers for a New Reality

Joanna Mailani Lima, San Diego, CA. Sacred Story Stitching