Hosting Tips



To host an event, you need only:

Author Jen Marlowe and Troy's sister Kimberly Davis talk to students at Shorewood High School

1. Invite a group of friends, family and colleagues to read I Am Troy Davis ahead of your Book Club discussion. If you are already part of a regularly meeting book club, this can be your September/October/November/December book. Or, you can invite any of your friends/colleagues for a one-time event.

Haymarket Books is generously offering a 30% discount for Community Book Club participants! To take advantage of this special offer, participants should purchase the book via Haymarket Books, and enter the Coupon Code TROY30 at checkout.

2. Invite that same group of friends, family and colleagues to gather any day between September 21 and December 10 to discuss the book. (This can happen as a potluck dinner at your home, in a coffee shop, in connection with an existing church or synagogue book club, at your local independent book store, etc)

3. Develop discussion questions to get the conversation going, or use the I Am Troy Davis  Discussion Guide developed by Equal Justice USA, in partnership with Amnesty International USA and the NAACP to facilitate the conversation around the book:

4. We want to keep track of all the book discussions happening around the world! Register your group HERE.

5. Take photos of your event to be posted on tumblr, linking your event to similar book events that will take place all over the world! Stay tuned for more info about where to post photos of your event!