“…If there is one thing I hope my books do always and forever, it’s that they honor working people.” –Adriana Trigiani


Dear Friends,

It’s the first call for Fall 2016!  One year ago, we were heading to Big Stone Gap to celebrate the premiere of the movie. Happy memories of a glorious parade and good friends!  If you haven’t seen our movie, curl up with some popcorn and catch it on Netflix, or own your own copy. Don’t miss the soundtrack, it’s a beauty.

As I put the final touches on the new novel Kiss Carloout May 2, 2017, come out and see me on the road. Can’t wait to see you at the SOLD OUT Ocean City Library Annual Author Luncheon on October 6, 2016.

October 11 – We’re at the Barter Theater in Abingdon, Virginia with The Origin Project. The fabulous Margot Lee Shetterly brings her instant New York Times bestseller Hidden Figures to our students as our guest author. It’s the inspiring story of three African American school teachers turned NASA mathematicians who launched John Glenn into space. Our very own Donna Gigliotti produced the movie out later this year- don’t miss reading the book and watching the movie.

October 13 – Newport News, join me at the Virginia Peninsula Literary Consortium’s Annual Author Talk. As the daughter of a librarian, this one is very special to me- as is my annual hosting gig on October 15 at the Library of Virginia in Richmond. Please join me at the 19th Annual Library of Virginia Literary Awards and meet wonderful authors, poets and writers nominated for all kinds of magnificent awards. You won’t want to miss the great poet Nikki Giovanni receive her Lifetime Achievement Award!

October 25 – I’ll be speaking at the John J. Mancini Memorial Author Luncheon in Toms River, New Jersey at the Ocean County Library. Click here for tickets!

After all the fabulous hoopla on the east coast, on November 5, I head out to glorious Phoenix to host the 37th Annual Erma Bombeck Authors Luncheon benefitting the Arizona Kidney Foundation! What a dazzling afternoon of authors: Terry McMillan, Lucy Hawking, Amor Towles, Bunny Williams, and Jeremiah Tower. Reserve your tickets now! On November 6, I’m heading over to the Hermosa Inn for their annual Artist in Residence Dinner.

Please stay in touch on FacebookTwitterInstagram, and Goodreads or email me at adrianaasst@aol.com.  Stay tuned for giveaways and fun! Please contact adrianaasst@aol.com to schedule author Skypes for your book clubs and classrooms.

Our tour company, AT ESCAPES, led by the great Gina Casella features walking tours of Greenwich Village, and guided tours in Italy, the UK, and more. Walk in the steps of the characters from the novels, or or your ancestors- whatever tour you choose, or Gina designs just for you- she makes the trip unforgettable! You can contact Gina at gina@atescapes.com.

Have a magnificent fall! We wish you, your family and friends much love!

xoxo Adriana

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