Past Event Recordings

Not all of the events I’ve participated in have been recorded or are viewable for free, but some are! Feel free to scroll through the events below and watch at your leisure. I will continue adding new recordings as they become available 😊

Podcast interviews can be found here.

March 25, 2023: Camp QUILTBAG launch event – hosted by the Bureau of General Services, Queer Division, NYC

June 9, 2022: US Figure Skating Instagram Live – A conversation with Eliot Halverson and A. J. Sass


June 2, 2022: Nicole Melleby in conversation with A. J. Sass – hosted by the Bureau of General Services, Queer Division, NYC

March 23, 2022: Ellen Outside the Lines Book Launch: A. J. Sass in conversation with Nicole Melleby and Lin Thompson – hosted by Mrs. Dalloway’s

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November 17, 2021: #LBYRExtraCredit Presents – Iconic Places and Characters

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Moderated by Julia Torres, with Dusti Bowling, A. J. Sass, and Monica Sherwood.

June 11, 2021: Pride Book Fest – Writing Queer Middle Grade

Moderated by Mx. Bree, with Jake Maia Arlow, Chad Lucas, Claribel A. Ortega, Maulik Pancholy, and A. J. Sass.

April 24 2021: YALLWEST Panel – Capturing the Pride Flag (Sponsored by Underlined)

Queer Lit for younger readers takes center stage

Moderated by Raphael Simon, with Ashley Herring Blake, Mike Curato, Greg Howard, and A. J. Sass

February 22, 2021: Queer Writing For Teens (Celebrating the UK’s LGBTQ History Month)

The last few years has seen an increase in LGBTQ+ representation in YA books. Join authors Adiba Jaigirdar, A. J. Sass, Alecia Dow, Bethany Rutter and Sasha Laurens in conversation as they talk about queer writing for teens. Hosted by Lambeth Libraries.

January 9, 2021: PubTalk Live 2020 Debuts Discussing Debuting During a Pandemic

2020 debut authors David Heska Wanbli Weiden, Karen Osborne, Meryl Wisner, A. J. Sass, and Jess Hernandez discuss their experiences debuting during the pandemic.

October 27, 2020: Best of Books IG Live Interview


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October 25, 2020: The Dream Skate IG Live Interview

October 20, 2020: P&P Live! A. J. Sass in conversation with Ashley Herring Blake

My official book launch event, where I spoke with fabulous Stonewall Honor Award winning author Ashley Herring Blake. Thank you so much for hosting, Politics & Prose! 🙂

October 16, 2020: Celebrate the Rainbow, hosted by Best of Books

Featuring Briana McDonald, Ash Van Otterloo, Kit Rosewater, and A. J. Sass

Questions by Nicole Melleby

September 29, 2020: StoryFest

Featuring James Bird, Janae Marks, Lorien Lawrence, Adrianna Cuevas, A. J. Sass, and Supriya Kelkar

Moderated by Shannon Doleski

August 1-2, 2020: Middle Ground Book Fest

I spoke on the Queer Themes in Middle-Grade panel with authors Mark Oshiro, Briana McDonald, Nicole Melleby, Maulik Pancholy, and Kit Rosewater (moderator). Website

Kidlit Pride – June 2020: Beyond the Binary panel

Moderated by Alex Abraham, with Mark Oshiro, Anna-Marie McLemore, A. J. Sass, and Mia Siegert