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Upcoming Events


August 24-26th: Hippo camp: A Conference for Creative Nonfiction Writers

August 24th: A Night of Nonfiction Debut Author Readings and Discussions 6:15-7:45 PM

August 25th: Behind the Prose of Krystal Sital's Secrets We Kept with Keysha Whitaker 1:45-2:45 PM

August 26th: Behind the Prose Chat and Chew With Krystal Sital 12:15-1:15 PM

Lancaster, PA


September 8th Slice Literary Writer's Conference Mentors, Muses and Menaces: How Writers Who Came Before Us Shape Our Work Today. St. Francis College, 6th floor. NY. 4:30-5:40 PM


September 25th Krystal Sital in conversation with Jean Kirch, David Cohen, and Helen Archontou, and Dr. Marciana Popescu on the #MeToo movement.

Fort Lee Library, NJ. 7PM


December 12th Hunter College's Women and Gender Studies, English, Africana/Puerto Rican/Latino Studies Departments present Krystal Sital's Secrets We Kept.



March 27th-30th 2019. AWP Conference and Bookfair.

Panel 1. Scattered: Home Throughout the Asian Diaspora with Krystal A. Sital, Thi Bui, and Nidhi Chanani. 

Panel 2. Collective Stories: Memoirists on Stories Not Solely Their Own with Krystal Sital, Jessie Mala, Gayle Brandeis, and Inara Verzemnieks. 

Oregon Conference Center.

Portland, OR


Past Events:


Saturday July 21st Kweli International Literary Festival. Women Writing Trauma: Krystal A. Sital Cinelle Barnes, and Crystal Wilkinson.

The New York Times Building. 1-2PM


July 12th 2018 Word Presents Krystal Sital for Secrets We Kept in conversation with Sheila Kohler.

Words Bookstore, Jersey City 7:30PM-9PM 


June 27th 2018 Borders of the Heart: Writers Read to Support Migrant Families.

Montclair, NJ 7:30-9:30PM


Thursday June 14th Highland Park Human Relations Book Club Presents Krystal A. Sital.

Highland Park, NJ 7-9PM


June 13th 2018 Hunter Reads at Shakespeare & Co: Krystal A. Sital, Alcy Leyva, Angel Eduardo, and Jamie Lynn Harris.

Shakespeare & Co. New York 6:30-9PM


June 9th 2018 Maplewood South Orange Book Festival: Memoir It's All Relative with Lisa Romeo, Pamela Druckerman, and Andrea Jarell.

The Woodland Parlor, Maplewood 11AM-12PM


June 1st 2018 Calabash International Literary Festival. World Travellers: Krystal A. Sital, Thrity Umrigar, and Josh Jelly-Schapiro.

Treasure Beach, Jamaica 7-8:30PM


April 5th 2018 Secrets We Kept: Writing the Indian Caribbean. Krystal A. Sital in conversation with Gaiutra Bahadur.



March 16th 2018 Words Bookstore of Maplewood. 7-9PM


March 13th 2018 Krystal A. Sital presents SECRETS WE KEPT



March 8th 2018 Krystal A. Sital in conversation with Joshua Jelly-Schapiro

Greenlight Bookstore (PLG) 7:30PM


Feb 28th 2018 Weeksville Heritage Center 6:30-8:30PM


Feb 8th 2018 Behind the Book Reading Series. Presenting with Will Boast and Katia D. Ulysses. 

KGB Bar 7-9PM


Sept 25th 2017 New Perspectives | Day of Dialogue. In conversation with Uzodinma Iweala, Akwaeke Emezi, and Lauren Hilgers

Brooklyn Public 2-5PM

AWP 2019