Zibby runs a series of “Moms Don’t Have Time to Read Books” author interview events in NY, the Hamptons and LA. Guests have included best-selling authors Dani Shapiro, Camille Pagan and Gretchen Rubin, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand and many other notables. 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; hiring her to come (with an author) to a book club meeting; or being “in conversation” with her for a book launch.


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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