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Past Events

September 17, 2017: Meet Darrin DuFord at the Brooklyn Book Festival! Darrin DuFord will be signing copies of his award-winning book Breakfast for Alligators: Quests, Showdowns, and Revelations in the Americas.
    Brooklyn Book Festival
    Brooklyn Borough Hall and Plaza
    Brooklyn, NY

    Public Transportation: 2, 3, 4, 5 to Borough Hall; R to Court Street; A, C, F to Jay Street/Borough Hall


Dec 4 & Dec 18, 2016: Darrin DuFord will be signing copies of Breakfast for Alligators: Quests, Showdowns, and Revelations in the Americas at the Astoria Market at the same table as Mel's Melting Pot.


August 7,2016: Darrin DuFord will be signing copies of Breakfast for Alligators: Quests, Showdowns, and Revelations in the Americas at the first annual Queens Book Festival at Kaufman Astoria Studios.
    Queens Book Festival
    Kaufman Astoria Studios
    34-12 36th Street (between 34th and 35th Avenues)
    Queens, NY
    Sunday, August 7, 11am to 6pm

    Subway: N to 36th Ave; R to Steinway St


September 14, 2008: Meet Darrin DuFord at the Brooklyn Book Festival! Darrin will be signing copies of Is There a Hole in the Boat? Tales of Travel in Panama without a Car and sharing a table with No Touch Monkey author Ayun Halliday.
    Brooklyn Book Festival
    Brooklyn Borough Hall and Plaza
    Brooklyn, NY

    Public Transportation: 2, 3, 4, 5 to Borough Hall; R to Court Street; A, C, F to Jay Street/Borough Hall


October 3-4, 2008: Darrin DuFord will be signing copies of Is There a Hole in the Boat? Tales of Travel in Panama without a Car at the third annual New York Book Fair Expo, New York's most multicultural literature event.

    New York Book Fair Expo
    St. Demetrios Greek American School Hall
    30-03 30 Drive
    Bet. 30 & 31 Street
    Astoria, Queens

    Friday Oct 3: 4pm to 9pm
    Saturday Oct 4: 9am to 6pm

    Subway: N to 30th Ave. From station, walk one block south to 30 Drive.

By the way, I've had several people ask me if the Book Fair location is close to the Bohemian Hall & Beer Garden. Yes -- it's about a 15 minute walk away. Books and beer: who knew?


December 1-2, 2007: Meet Darrin DuFord at the Independent and Small Press Book Fair! Darrin will be signing copies of medal-winning Is There a Hole in the Boat? Tales of Travel in Panama without a Car. Stop by the Omnivorous Traveler table and say hi!
    Independent & Small Press Book Fair
    The New York Center for Independent Publishing
    20 West 44th Street
    (Between 5th and 6th Avenues)
    New York, NY 10036
    Telephone: 212.764.7021

    Hours:
    Saturday, December 1, 2007, 10am-6pm
    Sunday, December 2, 2007, 11am-5pm

    By subway: B,D,F,V to 42nd st/Bryant Park
    or 7 to 5th Ave.
    or 4,5,6 to 42nd St/Grand Central
    or 1,2,3,N,R,W,Q to Times Square



September 16, 2007: Meet Darrin DuFord at the Brooklyn Book Festival! Darrin will be signing copies of Is There a Hole in the Boat? Tales of Travel in Panama without a Car and sharing a table with No Touch Monkey author Ayun Halliday. Rumors are already spreading about free cups of Panamanian coffee.
    Brooklyn Book Festival
    Brooklyn Borough Hall and Plaza
    Brooklyn, NY

    Public Transportation: 2, 3, 4, 5 to Borough Hall; R to Court Street; A, C, F to Jay Street/Borough Hall


June 1-30, 2007: Is There a Hole in the Boat? is featured in a contest held by TCM Reviews. Visit the site and sign up to win an autographed copy!


June 1-3, 2007: For all you librarians and booksellers: Is There a Hole in the Boat? will be appearing at Book Expo America in the New Title Showcase (Look for the ForeWord Magazine Book of the Year Award finalist shelves). Order as many copies as you want. The printer will print more!
    Javits Center
    11th Avenue between 34th and 39th Streets
    New York, NY
    For tickets: click here
    Subway directions: click here



Tuesday, May 8, 2007: Non-Fiction night at KGB Bar featuring
readings by Ayun Halliday, Jolene Siana, and Darrin DuFord.
    KGB Bar
    85 East 4th St.
    New York, NY
    (212) 505-3360
    7 p.m.
    FREE

    Subway directions: Take R/W train to 8th Street, or F to 2nd Ave.


Saturday, April 14, 2007: Meet the author of Is There a Hole in the Boat? Tales of Travel in Panama without a Car at a book signing at the Big Art Show #13.
    Supreme Trading
    213 N. 8th Street
    Williamsburg, Brooklyn
    (718) 599-4224
    7 p.m.
    $5 admission lets you check out work from dozens of artists, writers, and musicians. Check http://www.bigartshow.com to see photos of past Big Art Shows.

    Subway directions: Take L train to Bedford (1 stop from Manhattan).


Saturday, January 27, 2007: Meet the author of Is There a Hole in the Boat? Tales of Travel in Panama without a Car at a book signing at the Big Art Show #12.
    Sputnik Bar
    262 Taaffee Place
    Brooklyn, NY
    (718) 398-6666
    7 p.m.
    $5 admission lets you check out work from dozens of artists, writers, and musicians. Check http://www.bigartshow.com for the complete list of artists appearing.

    Subway directions: Take C train to Clinton/Washington Ave, or G train to Classon Ave (much closer).


Thursday, December 7, 2006: Darrin DuFord will be interviewed on Travel Hub Radio.

Monday, November 6, 2006: Darrin DuFord will be reading from his travel narrative book Is There a Hole in the Boat? Tales of Travel in Panama without a Car at The Pink Pony.
    Author Scott Snyder will also be reading from his story collection Voodoo Heart.

    The Pink Pony
    178 Ludlow St (cross streets: Houston and Stanton)
    New York City, NY
    (212) 253-1922

    6:30 p.m. in the back room.
    FREE!

    Yes, there's food there too. And a bizarre bathroom mirror.


Saturday, October 14, 2006: Meet the author of Is There a Hole in the Boat? Tales of Travel in Panama without a Car at a book signing @ Exedra Books.
    Exedra Books
    Corner of Via Brasil and Via Espana
    Panama City, Panama
    (507) 264-4252

    4 p.m.
    FREE
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