Zibby runs a series of “Moms Don’t Have Time to Read Books” author interview events in NY, the Hamptons and LA. She also interviews authors at bookstore events on request and travels to book clubs to conduct live podcasts.

Please contact Zibby if you are interested in participating in one of her events as a featured author, guest or sponsor, having her at a book club meeting, or being “in conversation” with her for a book launch. Click here for Upcoming Events.


Wednesday, November 6th, 11:30 am - 1:00 pm: Thriller-fest. Event with best-selling author, Greer Hendricks, co-author of AN ANONYMOUS GIRL, and Wendy Walker, author of THE NIGHT BEFORE.

Wednesday, October 16th, 11:30 am - 1:00 pm: Get ready to laugh. John Kenney, LOVE POEMS (FOR PEOPLE WITH CHILDREN) & Liz Astrof, DON’T WAIT UP: CONFESSIONS OF A STAY-AT-WORK MOM. This will be hilarious!

Wednesday, September 25th, 11:30 am - 1:00 pm: Conversation with bestselling historical fiction novelist, Fiona Davis, THE CHELSEA GIRLS, and debut non-fiction author, Julie Satow, THE PLAZA: THE SECRET LIFE OF AMERICA’S MOST FAMOUS HOTEL.

Saturday, September 14th, 4:00 pm: Launch event with Libby Babbott-Klein, author, and Jessica Walker, illustrator, of BABY FEMINISTS and BABY FEMINISTS TOO at The Center for Fiction, 15 Lafayette Ave, Brooklyn, NY.

Saturday, August 10th, 5:00pm - 7:30 pm: Sponsor of Author’s Night benefitting the East Hampton Library with live interviews throughout the evening.


Friday, August 9th, 5:00 pm: Interview with Dani Shapiro, bestselling author of INHERITANCE, at BookHampton in East Hampton, NY. Info here.

Thursday, August 8th, 11:00 am: Interview with Amanda Salzhauer co-author of THE KINDNESS ADVANTAGE, at Berry & Co Bookstore, Sag Harbor. 51 Division Street, Sag Harbor, NY.

Thursday, August 8th, 5:00 pm: Launch event with Candace Bushnell, IS THERE STILL SEX IN THE CITY?, sponsored by Hamptons magazine. BookHampton, 41 Main Street, East Hampton, NY.

Monday, August 5th, 5:30 pm: Live podcast with Holly Peterson, IT’S HOT IN THE HAMPTONS, at the Children’s Museum of the East End (CMEE), 376 Bridgehampton/Sag Harbor Turnpike. Clothes by Lauren Gabrielson. Books by Berry & Co.

Wednesday, July 31st, 5:00 pm: A panel on women’s friendships! Interview with Lauren Gershell, co-author, THAT’S WHAT FRENEMIES ARE FOR, and Eva Hagberg Fisher, HOW TO BE LOVED: A MEMOIR OF LIFESAVING FRIENDSHIP at BookHampton in East Hampton, NY.

Wednesday, July 24th, 12:00 pm: Book event with Laurie Gelman, YOU’VE BEEN VOLUNTEERED and CLASS MOM, in NYC, which was shown on ABC News 7 with Sandy Kenyon and on Taxi TV!

Monday, July 22nd, 11:00 am: Interview with Courtney Maum, author of COSTALEGRE, and Nicola Harrison, author of MONTAUK, at Berry & Co Bookstore in Sag Harbor.

Wednesday, July 11th, 5:00 pm: Interview with Jamie Brenner, author of DRAWING HOME, at BookHampton in East Hampton, NY.

June 5th, 2019: Launch event with Nicola Harrison, author of MONTAUK, at Barnes & Noble Tribeca.

May 29th, 2019: Book Fair! Conversation with Gretchen Rubin and Ingrid Fetell Lee. Watch a short video with book fair and speaker highlights here.

May 10th, 2019: Live podcast with Laurie Gelman, CLASS MOM and YOU’VE BEEN VOLUNTEERED, in Scarsdale, NY, hosted by The IdeaMix Hustle podcast co-hosts, Ana Kertesz and Samhita Jayanti.

May 7th, 2019: Launch event with Jamie Brenner, author of DRAWING HOME, at Barnes & Noble, Upper East Side.

May 7th: Pre-Mother’s Day conversation with Camille Bardach Ramel, THE GOODBYE DIARIES: A MOTHER-DAUGHTER MEMOIR, and Camille Pagan, I’M FINE AND NEITHER ARE YOU.

April 27th: Conversation with Claire Bidwell Smith, THE RULES OF INHERITANCE, and Sarah McColl, JOY ENOUGH, in LA.

April 24th, 2019: Event with Presidential Candidate, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, BOLD & BRAVE: TEN HEROES WHO WON WOMEN THE RIGHT TO VOTE.

March 4th, 2019: Challah-making demo and conversation with Beth Ricanati, M.D., author of BRAIDED: A JOURNEY OF A THOUSAND CHALLAHS.

February 13th, 2019: Pre-Valentine’s discussion with John Kenney, LOVE POEMS (FOR MARRIED PEOPLE) and Helen Ellis, SOUTHERN LADY CODE. Watch the highlight video here.

January 31st, 2019: Conversation with Lea Carpenter, RED WHITE BLUE, and Kathy Wang, FAMILY TRUST. Watch a short highlight video here and a bonus highlight reel with Lea’s comments here.

November 30th, 2018: Book fair! Discussion with Dani Shapiro, INHERITANCE, and Piper Weiss, YOU ALL GROW UP AND LEAVE ME. Watch a short highlight reel here. For the author discussion, click here.

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