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Michael Solis in conversation with OYE & Book Signing | Thursday, October 5th, 7-8:30pm | The Potter’s House Café & Bookstore, Washington D.C.

Save the date! Join award-nominated author Michael Solis and the Organization for Youth Empowerment Honduras for a live interview, author reading, and audience Q&A at The Potter’s House Café & Bookstore in Washington D.C. on Thursday, October 5th from 7-8:30pm.

Michael will be signing copies of his debut YA novel, Deficient, available for purchase on site. A percentage of the night’s proceeds will go to support OYE Honduras, an organization that “creates opportunities for young people to empower themselves and transform their lives, families and communities. [OYE] envisions a society where young people enjoy their rights and contribute to equitable and sustainable development in Honduras.”

With questions regarding the event, or to RSVP (encouraged, but not required), please email












Author Appearance at La Fiesta in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month | Thursday, October 12th from 6-8pm EST | Roxbury Public Library

Join author Michael Solis at the Roxbury Public Library on Thursday, October 12th from 6-8pm EST in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month! La Fiesta will explore Hispanic cultures through music, cuisine, hands-on crafts, Story Time in Spanish, and more! Michael’s debut YA sci-fi novel, exploring themes of queer identity, diversity, and friendship, will be available for purchase, and Michael will be available to sign copies. This event is hosted by Common Grounds and Roxbury Public Library. Registration is not required, but recommended. To learn more and register, visit












Book Signing at Sparta Books | Sunday, October 22 at 1pm | Sparta, NJ

Join local NJ author Michael Solis at Sparta Books on Sunday, October 22nd at 1pm EST for a book signing and author meet-and-greet. Michael will be signing copies of his debut young adult fiction novel, Deficient, available to purchase through Sparta Books.

Past Events

Author Appearance at Olde Suckasunny Day 2023 | Saturday, Sept. 9 from 10am – 3pm | Succasunna, NJ

Join author Michael Solis just days before the release of his debut YA sci-fi novel. Deficient, recently nominated for the PEN/Hemingway Award for Debut Novel, will be available for early purchase, exclusively at Olde Suckasunny Day on Saturday, September 9th from 10am-3pm. Be one of the first to get your hands on a signed copy!

Olde Suckasunny Day will take place on Main Street in Succasunna, NJ in front of the Library, Methodist & First Presbyterian Churches. Enjoy the rest of the street fair featuring a wide variety of vendors, food, games, and performances! For more information, visit






Deficient Book Launch | Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2023 at 7pm EST | Live on Zoom

Join author Michael Solis on Zoom to celebrate the release of Deficient! Deficient is Michael’s debut YA sci-fi novel, out September 12, 2023 with BHC Press. Michael’s launch event will feature a live reading, author interview by C.S. Farrelly, and Q&A from the fully virtual audience! The event is open to the public, but registration is required to attend. To receive the Zoom link and RSVP, please visit












Author Appearance at Legends FanFest | Saturday, September 16th, 11am | Hamburg Field House, Hamburg, NJ

Join author Michael Solis for a special appearance at Legends FanFest! Michael’s debut novel, Deficient, will be available for purchase. Hamburg Field House is located on Pine Street in Hamburg, New Jersey.