The Vanishing of Carolyn Wells Book Tour Dates

Rebecca Rego Barry

Former Fine Books editor Rebecca Rego Barry is preparing to go on the road in anticipation of the publication of her new book The Vanishing of Carolyn Wells: Investigations into a Forgotten Mystery Author next month.

It is the first biography of one of the “lost ladies” of detective fiction who wrote more than 80 mysteries and hundreds of other works between the 1890s and the 1940s.

You can catch Rebecca at the following events:
* February 6: 6pm-7.30pm at the Grolier Club, NYC. A talk about Carolyn Wells, vintage mysteries, and book collecting, with early signed copies available. Contact Rebecca if you'd like her to put your name on the list. It is also available virtually via this eventbrite link

* February 15: 2pm. Virtual talk about Wells and OSU’s collection for Ohio State University Libraries. Register with this link.

* February 15: 6pm-7.30pm. Book Lover’s Soirée: pub party and book signing at the Emerson Resort (“Great Room”) Mt. Tremper, NY, with The Golden Notebook.

* March 5: 6pm-7pm: Landmark West: Virtual talk.

* March 6: 7pm-8pm. Starr Public Library, Rhinebeck NY. A talk about Carolyn’s life & books, plus book signing with Oblong Books. Details at this link

* March 13: 6pm-7pm. Rahway Public Library, Rahway, NJ.  A talk about Carolyn’s life & books, and book signing.

* March 14: 7pm-8pm. Merchants and Drovers Tavern Museum, Rahway, NJ. Virtual “Fireside Chat.”

* April 6: NY International Antiquarian Book Fair program, NYC.
* April 11: 11am: Boston area, MA. Q&A, reception, book signing. Details to be announced.
Preorder the book, which is published by PostHill Press on February 13, via Rebecca's