The ever amazing David Levithan will be touring the UK this month to promote the release of his new book Hold Me Closer: The Tiny Cooper Story, the musical companion novel to the award-winning novel Will Grayson, Will Grayson which he wrote with John Green. The book is out next week and this is your chance to meet David Levithan and hear him talk about his books!
Here are the dates:
25th March: London: Waterstones London Picadilly, 6:30pm (with Sally Green and Jennifer Niven)
27th March: Leeds: Waterstones in Leeds, 6:30pm (with Sally Green)
28th March: Manchester: Waterstones in Manchester, 12pm (with Sally Green)
28th March: Liverpool: Waterstones in Liverpool, 4:30pm
Larger-than-life character Tiny Cooper, from the bestselling novel Will Grayson, Will Grayson, finally tells his own story the only way he knows how – as a stupendous musical.
This is the full script of Hold Me Closer, the musical written by and staring Tiny Cooper, from the New York Times bestselling novel Will Grayson, Will Grayson, written by David Levithan and John Green. Filled with humour, pain, and ‘big, lively, belty’ musical numbers, readers will finally learn the full story of Tiny Cooper from his birth and childhood to his quest for love and his infamous eighteen ex-boyfriends.
David Levithan is the New York Times bestselling author of many novels for young readers including Every Day, Will Grayson, Will Grayson (with John Green), Invisibility (with Andrea Cremer) and Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist (with Rachel Cohn), which was turned into a feature film. He’s the editorial director of Scholastic Press, and has edited hundreds of books including the mega-hits The Hunger Games and Shiver. David lives in Hoboken, New Jersey.
Penguin have kindly offered 5 copies of the book to be given away so just add a comment below and tweet about the giveaway for a chance to win one!