Events & Booking

Events, Workshops, and Readings

Jim Gladstone has presented workshops, readings, and custom-created events for community organizations, libraries, conferences, schools and other venues. Whether you're hosting all-family event or a corporate team-building session, Jim Gladstone and his team will work with you personally and tailor a program to your group's needs...even creating custom games that incorporate your organization's name and key communications. Feel free to inquire about having an ideal program developed to meet your needs.

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"Gladstone's Game Night" House Parties

Invite Jim to your home! He'll teach your guests how to play some of the new and unusual games featured in Gladstone's Games to Go. Instruction can be formal for a group of 10-20, or conducted casually as a porch or poolside activity at larger events. A fun summer party idea! An unusual twist for your monthly book group! Book early...Dates are limited!

Gladstone's Game Show

For businesses, community organizations, resorts, camps and schools.

A participatory game-playing program in which the entire audience learns several games and then a few lucky audience members compete against each other on stage as the rest of the group plays along.

Tournament Version

Over the course of a day—or weekend—students, campers, or group members compete in a series of elimination rounds leading up to a final championship program.

Creative Jumpstart! Gladstone's Games for Business

So you want out-of-the box thinking? Hey, Gladstone's Games have no box to begin with! No box, no board, no boredom! Just an energizing and inspiring program of teambuilding, collaboration, and flexible problem-solving techniques built around a special selection of creative and strategic games and leading up to a brainstorming session about your products or services. Individual and combined programs tailored for marketing, PR, sales, HR, and management professionals.

Seminars for Writers / Writing Students

Combines a practical, experience-based talk about writing careers and publishing opportunities with small group activities and individual writing exercises designed to energize the creative process, build confidence, and generate ideas for new writing projects. Individual conferences and work reviews can be added to this program.

Dramatic Readings

Weaving together excerpts from The Big Book of Misunderstanding, short fiction, personal essays, and anecdotes, Jim Gladstone's engaging comic performances have entertained audiences in the U.S. and Europe.

Multi-Author Panels and Readings

Jim Gladstone is available to book, structure and moderate panel presentations featuring 2-5 established authors and publishing professionals on a range of topics including:

  • 'Don't Quit Your Dayjob!' - Balancing Your Life and Your Art
  • The Author as Marketer: Reality Bites...So Prepare to Bite Back!
  • Tapping Your Life for Fiction and Non-fiction
  • Conceiving, Writing, and Publishing Your First Book
  • GLBT Literature: The State of The Art and The Question of Genre
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