Announcing... the "It Takes Guts!" Tour 2019!

This fall, I’ll be traveling around the United States and Canada in support of my new graphic memoir Guts (out September 17!)

You can find specific information at, or just scroll down for a list of all appearances!



New York, NY

September 17th – 6:00 PM 

In conversation with Hillary Frank, host of “The Longest Shortest Time”

Barnes & Noble Union Square

Brooklyn, NY

September 18th – 6:30 PM

In conversation with Jerry Craft

Brooklyn Book Festival at BRIC with Greenlight Bookstore


San Francisco, CA

September 21st – 2:00 PM 

Palace of Fine Arts Theatre with Book Passage 

San Jose, CA

September 22nd – 1:00 PM 

In conversation with Gene Yang at Willow Glen High School, with Hicklebee’s Bookstore

More information to come!


Vancouver, CAN

September 26th – 7:00 PM 

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Gym with Vancouver Kidsbooks


Winnipeg, CAN

September 28th – 7:00 PM 

RBC Convention Centre with McNally Robinson 


Toronto, CAN

September 30th – 7:00 PM 

Milton Public Library with Indigo Books & Music


St. Louis, MO

October 2nd - 7:00 PM

Keating Performing Arts Center at Kirkwood High School with The Novel Neighbor

Cincinnati, OH

October 5th - 12:00 PM

Joseph Beth Booksellers

More information to come!

Salt Lake City, UT

October 10th – 7:00 PM 

In conversation with Shannon Hale 

Provo Public Library with King’s English


Denver, CO

October 12th – 12:00 PM 

Denver Marriott South with Tattered Cover Bookstore

Philadelphia, PA

October 16th – 7:00 PM

Friends’ Central School with Children’s Book World

More information to come!

Philadelphia, PA

October 17th - 6:00 PM

Barnes & Noble Neshaminy Mall

More information to come!

Atlanta, GA

October 23rd – 7:00 PM 

Little Shop of Stories

More information to come!


Austin, TX

October 26th

Graphix Con with Gale Galligan and Molly Ostertag 

Texas Book Festival with Book People

Berkeley, CA

November 6th – 6:30 PM 

First Congregational Church of Berkeley with Mrs. Dalloway’s 

Portland, OR

November 9th 

Graphix Con with Jennifer L. Holm, Kazu Kibuishi, and Molly Ostertag

Portland Book Festival 

More information to come!

Raina Telgemeier