Literary Events Calendar

Poets & Writers lists readings, workshops, and other literary events held in cities across the country, including New York, Atlanta, Chicago, Cleveland, San Francisco, and Los Angeles. If you are interested in attending an event, please be sure to get in touch with the contact person listed to confirm the time and place for the event.

E.g., 12/09/2019
December 9, 2019 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Creative Nonfiction
Reading

Once upon a time, daughters of wealthy, elite families were their most valuable commodity. If the family was in financial trouble, or their social status was in danger, a...

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POWERHOUSE @ the Archway
28 Adams Street (Corner of Adams & Water Street @ the Archway)
Brooklyn, NY 11201
December 9, 2019 - 8:00pm
Fiction
Reading

Join us for our Season Finale, featuring lit trailblazers Rion Amilcar Scott (The World Doesn’t Require You, Insurrections), Ryan Chapman (Riots I Have Known), Jennifer Baker (...

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Franklin Park
618 Saint Johns Place
Brooklyn, NY 11238
December 10, 2019 - 5:00pm
Poetry/Fiction/Creative Nonfiction
Performance

Celebrate the holidays with us at the AAWW Book Bash!

We’re thrilled to celebrate the end of 2019 with a fundraiser and holiday party. The Book Bash...

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Asian American Writers’ Workshop
112 W. 27th Street STE 600
New York, NY 10001
December 10, 2019 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm
Creative Nonfiction
Reading/Performance

Regular open-mic storytelling competitions. Open to anyone with a five-minute story to share on the night's theme. Come tell a story, or just enjoy the show!

10 stories...

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Housing Works Bookstore Cafe
126 Crosby St
New York, NY 10012
December 10, 2019 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Poetry/Fiction
Reading

Issue 15 of Newtown Literary launches this December! We're celebrating at Passage Irish Bar and Kitchen in Astoria with readings from new contributors. Come on out to hear new...

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Passage Irish Bar and Kitchen
40-11 30th Ave
Astoria, NY 11103
December 10, 2019 - 7:30pm
Poetry/Creative Nonfiction
Reading

Paisley Rekdal is the author of a nonfiction books The Night My Mother Met Bruce Lee, The Broken Country: On Trauma, a Crime, and the Continuing Legacy of Vietnam, ...

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Hunter College
West Building, 8th floor, Faculty Dining Room (Southwest corner of Lexington Avenue and East 68th Street)
New York 10065