Jonathan launched The Rope Swing with novelist Tayari Jones at Greenlight Bookstore in Brooklyn, NY.  Photo courtesy of English Kills Review


Upcoming Events:

Friday, Feb 10, 20174:30-5:45 pmWashington, DCAWP Conference (registration required) Panel Discussion: Place as Wellspring: Re-imagining Local Fiction (Laura Long, Pinckney Benedict, Jonathan Corcoran, Ann Pancake, Natalie Sypolt
Friday, March 17, 20177 pmGrafton, WVGallery 62 West, 62 W. Main Street, sponsored by the Taylor County Arts Council
Saturday, March 18, 20176 pmMorgantown, WVBlack Bear Club reading series at 123 Pleasant Street.
March 20, 2017TBDHuntington, WVWriters Can Read series at Empire Books


Jonathan reading with Roberto Santiago at Octopus Literary Salon in Oakland, CA. 

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Past Events:

Thursday, May 19 7:30 PM Jersey City, NJ Reading and conversation with Hirsh Sawhney at WORD Bookstore
Monday, May 9 7 PM Portland, ME Reading and signing at Longfellow Books
Tuesday, May 3 7 PM Washington, DC Reading, talk, and signing at The Potter's House (Adams Morgan)
Wednesday, April 27 6:00 PM Lexington, KY Reading and signing at Morris Book Shop with Carter Sickels
CANCELED:Tuesday, April 26 6:00 PM CANCELED Huntington, WV CANCELED due to surprise Bernie Sanders rally near venue (Reading and signing at Empire Books with Marie Manilla and Art Stringer)
Friday, April 22 7:00 PM Elkins, WV Reading and signing at Old Brick Playhouse with Jessie van Eerden
Thursday, April 21 7:00 PM Buckhannon, WV Reading and signing at Lascaux Micro-Theater with Jessie van Eerden
Wednesday, April 20 6:30 PM Morgantown, WV Reading and signing at Monongalia Arts Center with Jessie van Eerden
Tuesday, April 19 7-9 pm Pittsburgh, PA Reading and signing at East End Book Exchange
Sunday, April 17 12-3 pm Reedsville, WV Reading and signing at Modern Homestead
Thursday, April 14 7-8:30 pm Astoria, NY Boundless Tales Reading Series at Astoria Bookshop
Monday, April 11 7:30 PM Brooklyn, NY Official NYC Book Launch at Greenlight Bookstore in conversation with Tayari Jones
Saturday, April 9 6-8 pm Oakland, CA Dinner, drinks, readings, and conversation at Octopus Literary Salon with Roberto Santiago
Friday, April 1 2-3 pm Los Angeles Book signing at the WVU Press Table during AWP
Thursday, March 31 7:00 PM Los Angeles Book launch and reading at Barcito with Jessie van Eerden and Kristin FitzPatrick
Wednesday, March 23 11:30 AM Montclair, NJ Reading and discussion at Live Lit! at Montclair State University
Tuesday, September 20 12:00 PM Brooklyn, NY Brooklyn Book Festival Panel: Writing as Recall and Release - with Jacqueline Jones LaMon and Hirsh Sawhney
Tuesday, September 13 6:00 PM Brooklyn, NY Reading at Sunday's at Erv's - Erv's, 2122 Beekman Pl, Brooklyn, NY
Monday, August 15 12 pm Wassaic, NY Wassaic Project Visiting Artist Lecture Series
Tuesday, September 27 5 pm Newark, NJ Rutgers University - Newark MFA alumni reading - location TBD
Friday, October 28 9 am Charleston, WV West Virginia Book Festival - Craft Panel with Jessie van Eerden, Laura Long, Marie Manilla, and Doug Van Gundy - Details TBD