Screenwriter, Novelist

Events


May
18
7:30 pm19:30

East Gwillinbury, Ontario

  • East Gwillimbury Civic Centre

For Day 4 of the cross-Ontario book tour, I'm appearing at the Town of East Gwillimbury Civic Centre at 19000 Leslie St. in Sharon, Ontario, as the guest of the Friends of Library, along with fellow author Claire Cameron—who wrote the excellent THE BEAR and a new novel called THE LAST NEANDERTHAL out now.  


Tickets are available at the Holland Landing and Mount Albert library branches. Tickets are $15 ($10 for members of the Friends of Library.) There will be a presentation, Q&A, book signing, and refreshments too.

For tickets, please phone (905) 478-2407

Questions be be directed to: eglibraryfriends@gmail.com

May
17
May 18

Guelph, Ontario at Bookshelf Cafe

  • The Bookshelf

Day 3 of the cross-Ontario book tour with Claire Camera. We'll be at The Bookshelf in Guelph, 41 Quebec Street. Please phone (519) 821-3311 for more info.

May
16
May 17

Orangeville, Ontario

  • The Opera House

Day 2 of the cross-Ontario road trip with Claire Cameron. We'll be at The Opera House in Orangeville, hosted by Book Lore.

For tickets, please contact: Book Lore at (519) 942-3830

****PLEASE NOTE: I MISTAKENLY LISTED THIS AS ORILLIA, NOT ORANGEVILLE—SORRY! IT'S ORANGEVILLE****

May
15
May 16

Burlington, Ontario

  • A Different Drummer Books

I'm on an adorable cross-Ontario road trip this week with Claire Cameron, author of THE LAST NEANDERTHAL and THE BEAR. Our first stop is A Different Drummer Books in Burlington, Ontario, where we'll be chatting with literary critic Dana Hansen.

For tickets, call 905.639.0925 or email: diffdrum@mac.com

May
7
11:00 am11:00

Uxbridge, Ontario at Blue Heron Books

I'm excited to participated in Blue Heron Books' terrific "books & brunch" series with fellow author Claire Cameron, who wrote the excellent THE BEAR and has a new novel called THE LAST NEANDERTHAL out soon.

Tickets can be found here: http://blueheronbooks.com/event/books-and-brunch-with-claire-cameron-elan-mastai/?instance_id=361

Mar
27
6:30 pm18:30

Bonnie Stern's Book Club

From bonniestern.com: Bonnie’s Book Club brings readers and writers together in a truly unique way that offers the rare opportunity to meet some of the country’s leading authors, discuss their work and enjoy a delicious meal inspired by the book. Drawing on her degree in English and her passion for food and cooking, Bonnie Stern invites you to a literary feast you won’t soon forget.

The price of the event includes dinner, beverages, and a copy of All Our Wrong Todays.

http://www.bonniestern.com/cooking-classes-events/book-clubs/

Mar
20
7:00 pm19:00

Book Tour: Vancouver, BC

  • Vancouver Public Library - Central Branch

The Vancouver Writers Festival is hosting a reading & discussion with me at the Central Branch of the Vancouver Public Library. Doors open at 7pm. Tickets are free but you can reserve a spot here: http://writersfest.bc.ca/incite/elan-mastai

Mar
4
7:00 pm19:00

London UK—Waterstones Islington

  • Waterstones - Islington

UNFORTUNATELY WE'VE HAD TO CANCEL THIS EVENT! VERY SORRY BUT IT COULDN'T BE HELPED. THANK YOU TO ALL THE WONDERFUL READERS WHO CAME TO THE LAUNCH ON THURSDAY AT WATERSTONES PICCADILLY!

 

I'll be appearing at the lovely Waterstones book shop in Islington for an "evening of movie talk, explorations of the future, and proof that our society has more to offer than unpredictability and messiness"... sounds fun!

Tickets available here: https://www.waterstones.com/events/all-our-wrong-todays-an-evening-with-elan-mastai/london-islington

Mar
2
Mar 7

London, England - Waterston's Piccadilly

I'm appearing at the Waterstones in Piccadilly with fellow novelist Katie Khan, whose debut novel "Hold Back The Stars" is an imaginative and compelling outer space love story. The event will be hosted by Joe Haddow of BBC Radio 2's Book Club. Joe, Katie, and I will talk about books, movies, and world-building in fiction. Apparently there will be wine.

https://www.waterstones.com/events/falling-through-space-and-time-debut-authors-elan-mastai-and-katie-khan-in-conversation-with-joe-haddow/london-piccadilly

Tickets cost £8, but they're redeemable against copies of either book that night. Tickets are available online, in store, or by calling 02078512400. For any questions, please email: events.piccadilly@waterstones.com

Mar
2
9:00 am09:00

All Our Wrong Todays — UK release date

My British publisher, Michael Joseph, officially releases the book in stores across the United Kingdom. I will be in England to promote the book so check back here for information closer to the date! Or don't! It won't hurt my feelings. Really. Maybe a little.

Feb
23
7:00 pm19:00

Toronto: The Appel Salon

  • Toronto Reference Library

"The World We Were Supposed to Have"

I'll be giving a talk at the terrific and slightly intimidating Appel Salon at the Toronto Reference Library. The night before me, Margaret Atwood is speaking so NO PRESSURE.

This is a FREE event, but tickets have to be reserved in advance starting at 9:00AM on February 2, 2017: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/elan-mastai-the-world-we-were-supposed-to-have-tickets-29828969250

Appel Salon schedule: http://www.torontopubliclibrary.ca/programs-and-classes/appel-salon/

Feb
10
7:00 pm19:00

SF Bay Area, California: Books Inc.

  • Books Inc.

I'll be at  Books Inc. in Alameda reading and signing books. Nick Petrulakis of Drinks With Nick created a cocktail inspired by ALL OUR WRONG TODAY called "The SF '65" which I'm very much hoping to try.

Feb
8
7:00 pm19:00

Denver, Colorado: The Tattered Cover

  • Tattered Cover - Colfax

I'll be reading & signing books at the Tattered Cover on Colfax Avenue. I spent hours browsing there back in October. It's a terrific bookstore.

Feb
7
9:00 am09:00

All Our Wrong Todays — North American release date

Today's the day—my first novel "All Our Wrong Todays" will officially be in bookstores across Canada and the United States of America. Probably you already bought a bootleg copy from a seedy backalley novel dealer, but now your law-abiding friends can purchase the hardcover at an actual bookstore.