Author Talks: Official #1000WordsofSummer Launch: Author Talk and Write Along with Jami Attenberg

Date and Time
Saturday, June 1, 2024, 11 AM - 12:30 PM
End times are approximate. Events may end early or late.


Tickets available for In-Person and Livestream
Event Details


Bestselling author Jami Attenberg will read from her book, 1000 Words: A Writer's Guide to Staying Creative, Focused, and Productive All Year Round, and lead participants in a group write-along paired with writing prompts, followed by a Q&A and book signing.


This event will take place in person at Hudson Park Library and via Zoom.

Book Cover of 1000 Words

Inspired by the author’s wildly popular literary movement #1000WordsofSummer, this writer’s guide features encouraging essays on creativity, productivity, and writing from acclaimed authors including Roxane Gay, Lauren Groff, Celeste Ng, Meg Wolitzer, and Carmen Maria Machado.

To join in person

Please be sure to register for an In-Person Ticket. Doors will open approximately 30 minutes before the program begins. For free events, we overbook to ensure a full house. Priority will be given to those who have registered in advance, but registration does not guarantee admission. If you register for multiple tickets, please provide the name of each person who will be attending the event or arrive with your entire party present. Only registered patrons will be granted entry into the event space. All registered seats are released shortly before start time, and seats may become available at that time. A standby line will form one hour before the program.

To join via Zoom 

The event will be livestreamed via Zoom. The Zoom login information will be emailed to registered participants the morning of the event. To receive the Zoom login information, please be sure to register!


Get books by Jami Attenberg

About the author

Jami Attenberg is a New York Times bestselling author of seven books of fiction, including The Middlesteins and All Grown Up, the memoir, I Came All This Way to Meet You, and, most recently, the USA Today bestselling writing guide 1000 WORDS. She is also the founder of the annual #1000WordsofSummer project, and maintains the popular Craft Talk newsletter year-round. In September, a new novel, A Reason to See You Again, will be released. Her work has been published in sixteen languages. 

Accessibility Notes

Hybrid event: In-Person and Zoom

  • This venue is not accessible to wheelchairs.
  • Assistive listening devices available upon request. Please submit your request at least two weeks in advance by emailing
  • ASL interpretation and real-time (CART) captioning available upon request. Please submit your request at least two weeks in advance by emailing
  • Automated captions available in Zoom