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adderall-cover2updated September 27

The Adderall Diaries Page Has Moved. CLICK HERE FOR THE UP-TO-DATE ADDERALL DIARIES PAGE.

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For media questions about The Adderall Diaries contact Erin Kottke: kottke AT graywolfpress.org. For Stephen Elliott’s bio go here.

NEW: An interview with Stephen Elliott at SMITHMAG.

TOUR, REVIEWS, INTERVIEWS, PURCHASE, OTHER

REVIEWS: Vanity Fair and the San Francisco Chronicle call The Adderall Diaries “genius.” Five stars from Time Out New York, an early rave from Fanzine, an A from San Francisco Magazine, a conflict of interest review on HTMLGIANT, short and sweet in the Sacramento Book Review. FlatmancrookedChuck Palahniuk.net and a great, thoughtful review from Bookslut. Two great new reviews in the Seattle Stranger and the Washington Post.

PURCHASE: Please purchase from your local bookstore. Or, request personalized copies from Booksmith. Also, Booksmith is offering 30% off on orders of 12 or more books. Contact the store for details.

INTERVIEWS: Chuck Palahniuk.net, Salon.com, Faster Times, Flavorpill

OTHER: excerpt from the Bay Guardian, The Adderall Diaries playlist, About That Lending Library.

adderall-powell's_2Stephen will be doing a twenty-five city book tour (maybe more). Here are the dates; we’ll keep updating on this page.

All events are at 7pm unless otherwise stated. Most of the events are taking place in people’s homes. If you would like to host an event, and think you can get at least 20 people to attend, please email Isaac@therumpus.net. If you need any more information on any of these dates also email Isaac@therumpus.net:

San Francisco, September 15, 7:30pm Booksmith on Haight Street
Portland, September 17, Powell’s City of Books on Burnside
Seattle, September 18, with Ryan Boudinot. Elliott Bay Books
Lincoln, Nebraska, Septebember 21, Clawfoot House, 1042 F St.
Austin, Texas, September 22, with Doug Dorst. At the residence of Tyson Midkiff, 2903 Westhill Drive
Las Vegas, September 23, the home of Laurenn McCubbin, 1306 S. 13th St, Las Vegas NV, 89104. RSVP to laurenn AT laurennmccubbin.com
Los Angeles, September 24, Skylight Books
San Francisco, September 29, with Tao Lin, Amnesia, 853 Valencia
Columbus, Ohio, September 30, Ohio State University Creative Writing Department
Boston, October 4, Grub Street, Writing From Experience class. 9a.m.
Boston, October 4, 6pm, Brookline Booksmith
Fayetville, Arkansas, October 6, University of Arkansas creative writing department
New York, NY, October 7, Happy Ending reading series, Joes Pub
Brooklyn, NY, October 8, East Coast Book Release Party hosted by N+1, Bookcourt, 163 Court Street, (718) 875-3677
New York, NY, October 11, Crosing The Line, panel with Terese Svoboda, Idlewild Books, 12 w. 19th St
Stanford, CA, October 14, with Tom Kealey, Stanford University Creative Writing Department
New Orleans, October 20, Antenna Gallery
Richmond, Virginia, October 22
Richmond, Virginia, October 23
Charlotesville, Virginia, October 24, Writer House
Ft. Lauderdale, Fl, October 26
Orlando, Fl, October 27
Ann Arbor, MI, October 29, 826 Michigan
Oberlin, Ohio, October 30, Cat in the Cream Coffeehouse
Chicago, IL, November 1, 3pm, Quimby’s
Kansas City, MO, November 2
Los Altos, CA, November 6, On writing The Adderall Diaries. A lecture for memoir writers. Tickets and information here.
New York, NY, November 11, Mixer Reading Series
Bethel Connecticut, November 13, Molten Java
Hudson, NY, November 14, with Daniel Nester
Rosendale, NY, November 15, 4pm Market Market Cafe
Astoria, NY, November 16
Naperville, Il, November 21, info and RSVP emorrison AT pasulka.com

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See also Why I Write by Stephen Elliott


Isaac Fitzgerald has been a firefighter, worked on a boat, and been given a sword by a king, thereby accomplishing three out of five of his childhood goals. He has also written for The Bold Italic, McSweeney's, Mother Jones, and The San Francisco Chronicle. He is a co-owner of The Rumpus. Follow him on Twitter. More from this author →