Aug. 5: Teton County Library Summer Reading Program. 1-2pm: Ivy and Bean reading, talk, and fun.  7-8pm: An Evening with Annie Barrows: “Thinking Like a Kid, Writing Like a Grownup.” Ordway Auditorium, Teton County Library, 125 Virginian Lane, Jackson, Wyoming. For information: 307-733-2164 x112.

Truth According to Us Australian Tour

Aug. 24, 12:30pm: author talk; Indooroopilly Library, Indooroopilly Shopping Centre, level 4, 322 Moggill Road, Indooroopilly, Q 4068. To book, call 07 3407 0009.

Aug. 24, 60pm: author talk; Carindale Library, Westfield Carindale Shopping Centre, 1151 Creek Road, Carindale Q 4152. To book, call 07 3407 0009.

Aug. 25, 1pm: author talk; Robina Branch Library, Gold Coast, 196 Robina Town Centre Dr., Robina. To book: or call 07 5581 1600.

Aug. 25, 6:30pm: author talk; Elanora Branch Library, The Pines Shopping Centre, Guineas Creek Road, Elanora. To book: or call 07 5581 1600.

Aug. 26, 6:30pm: a Literary Dinner with Annie Barrows; the Indulgent Sage Restaurant, 165 Bluespoint Road, McMahons Point 2060. Tickets: $35. For tickets and information:

Aug. 27, 12:30pm: Dymocks Literary Lunch with Annie Barrows; Shangri-La Hotel, 176 Cumberland St., Sydney. $80 for Dymocks Event Club members; $95 for non-members. To book:

Aug. 27, 6:30pm: author talk; Berkelouw Leichhardt, 70 Norton St., Leichhardt. Tickets: $10. To book:

Aug. 28, 12:30: Literary Lunch; Villa d’Oro Function Centre, 39-41 Flinders St., North Wollongong. Tickets: $40 for members, $45 for non-members. Purchase tickets at Wollongong Council Bldg. and Corrimal, Thirroul, and Dapto District Libraries. For information: call Jule Krauss at 4274 4024.

Aug. 29, 1pm: Why We Read: Annie Barrows and Malcolm Knox in conversation with Antoni Jach; Melbourne Writers Festival, Ian Potter Centre, NGV Australia, Melbourne. For tickets and information:

Aug. 30, 2:30pm: Annie Barrows on The Truth According to Us, in conversation with Toni Jordan; Melbourne Writers Festival, ACMU Studio 1, Melbourne. For tickets or information:






























To request a speaking engagement with Annie Barrows, please contact Lisa Barnes at the Penguin Random House Speakers Bureau by phone at 212-572-2014 or by email at

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