Catch Keturah at the National Black Book Festival at Fallbrook Church for the weekend of October 24 - 27. On Saturday, The Shrine of The Black Madonna will host a special author event, where Keturah will read from No Thanks and discuss its themes with the audience.
It’s going to be a weekend of Keturah! On Saturday, November 2, Keturah will read from No Thanks at Flourish Book Store. The event starts at 12 noon and will include audience Q&A. On Sunday, November 3, Keturah will be a featured speaker at The Baltimore Book Festival. She will be delivering a talk on how a woman must own her truth on the Inspire Stage at 5 pm.
Keturah uses this reading of No Thanks to share the stories of women she’s met while on book tour. She intertwines their narratives with those of workshop participants, explaining how a woman can create her authentic self by first OWNING that her authentic self may not be who she has been told she “should” be.
Admission price comes with signed copy of No Thanks.
Keturah Kendrick is in conversation with female writers about common romance and family tropes in fiction and literature, with an examination of how those tropes inform romance and family expectations in real life. In addition to sharing her insights on the topic, Keturah will read a short excerpt from No Thanks.
Media analyst Andrea Plaid is in conversation with Keturah Kendrick about her new book and what it means to write about freedom as a Black woman living in the Age of Trump.
Keturah is in conversation with Myriam Jean at New York City's historic Bluestockings Bookstore. In addition to a conversation surrounding themes in No Thanks: Black, Female, and Living in the Martyr-Free Zone, Keturah will offer a brief reading and her motivation for writing the book.
Blood Jet Poetry Series is a weekly series co-curated by Megan Burns, Tom Andes and Todd Cirillo. Normally featuring poets and musicians, it opens its mic to memoir/creative non fiction as Keturah reads from her debut collection of personal essays. She will be one of two featured authors reading new work.
Returning to her hometown of New Orleans, Keturah has an after-work mixer where she chats with newscaster, Casey Ferrand. This delightful Lounge & Listen will be hosted by Community Book Center, a much loved independent bookstore committed to New Orleans culture.
Keturah launches her debut collection of essays, No Thanks: Black, Female and Living in the Martyr-Free Zone, at Lychee Lounge in Shanghai. In addition to a reading, book signing and author Q&A, guests will enjoy cocktails, food and an after party celebrating the book's release.
Keturah Kendrick joins other female leaders from the fields of finance, technology, entrepreneurship, non-profit, writing and education as they share their personal stories of overcoming challenges and creating opportunities.
Keturah moderates a panel discussion between Eastern and Western women whose life choices challenge rigid gender roles. They share personal experiences as well as the work they do toward gender equality.