News & Events
African Voices Book Signing and Reading, New York
February 15, 2019 | It was so great to get back to New York during Black History Month, but the best part was reuniting with Carolyn Butts, the publisher of African Voices Magazine. Thank you so much, Carolyn, for hosting this book signing and discussion of my new novel The Weight of a Pearl. Many thanks to everyone who came to see me. I had a great time spending time with new readers and especially with old friends. Long live African Voices!
River Oaks Bookstore Book Signing and Reading, Houston, TX
February 9, 2019 | Thanks to everyone who came out to see me at the River Oaks Bookstore on February 9th! River Oaks is a great gathering place to have a little wine, relax, and talk books. Many thanks to Michael Jones and his Mom Jeanne for hosting this book signing and discussion of my new novel The Weight of a Pearl. I appreciate your store so much, and I hope it lives forever!
Sisters Who Like to Read Book Club, Austin
October 20, 2018 | It’s always great spending time with the fabulous ladies of the Sisters Who Like to Read Book Club in Austin! We had an intimate and dynamic discussion around The Weight of a Pearl and its connection to Bluestone Rondo, diving into the various themes of the novel including the LGBT community during that time, addiction, love, music and more. I’m looking forward to chatting with these ladies again very soon! I’d love to have this same experience with your favorite book club. Get in touch with details here.
Black History Month in New York with the Cast of The Color Line
February 3rd – 6th | Many thanks to Barnes and Noble, The New York Public Library, Mark Thompson (Make It Plain), Maggie Linton (The Maggie Linton Show), and Sirius XM Radio for welcoming Walker Smith and the entire cast of The Color Line during Black History Month in New York.
Actors Brittany Parker, Kyle Rutledge, Maurice McPherson, Michelle Rosen, and Sabrina Souilah perform scenes from Walker Smith’s epic Harlem Renaissance novel THE COLOR LINE in New York during Black History Month.
Appearance on ABC's "Here and Now" in New York.
NAACP Youth Council Speech during MLK Week in San Antonio.
Appearance on Terry Bello's Show on 103.9 FM in New York
Walker Smith interviews with Terry Bello at Radio 103.9 New York.
Appearance on Melanie Lawson's "Crossroads"
Novelist Walker Smith discusses the inspiration for her books which blend African-American history, suspense and today’s headlines into her literary works. Click here to view.
Appearance on Centric Television's "Arise"
Author of “Mellow Yellow” Walker Smith.
Interview for Eurweb Magazine.
Author Walker Smith has been described as a brilliant storyteller and black historian, whose characters will live with readers long after they have finished reading her novels. She has also been described as a writer, whose prose play like music to the readers’ eyes, and an author who writes like Picasso painted. Click here for more.
Interview on KSTX, Texas Public Radio.
Novelist Walker Smith discusses the inspiration for her books which blend African-American history, suspense and today’s headlines into her literary works.
Book Signing at The Twig Bookstore in San Antonio
Walker Smith, a seasoned Texas author, will be available at this “Sit and Sign” Twig Book Shop event to talk about her new book, Bluestone Rondo, a work of multicultural fiction about two brothers at odds (one black and one who passes for white), McCarthy’s Blacklist and the jazz era in NYC. Click here for more.