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., 06/25/2019
May 26, 2019 - 12:00pm
Fiction
Reading/Talk

BAM and The Center for Fiction celebrate the work of multimedia literary imprint RadioBook Rwanda. In this discussion, we explore the work of three young Rwandan writers:...

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The Center for Fiction
15 Lafayette Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11217
May 27, 2019 - 7:00pm
Fiction
Reading/Talk

A double book launch bash celebrating the release of Michael Washburn's Uprooted and Peter Gelfan's Monkey Temple.

Uprooted by Michael...

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Strand Books
828 Broadway
New York, NY 10003
May 28, 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Poetry
Reading

Join us for Bryant Park Reading Room's Poetry Series.

Featuring the poets: Charles Bardes, J. Michael Martinez, Michael Montlack, and Tom Sleigh....

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Bryant Park Reading Room
Bryant Park 42nd Street by Sixth Avenue
New York, NY 10018
May 28, 2019 - 7:00pm
Poetry
Reading/Performance

Compagnia de' Colombari, an international collective of performing artists founded and directed by Karin Coonrodpresents More Or Less I Am: a music-theater...

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Housing Works Bookstore Cafe
126 Crosby Street
New York, NY 10012
May 28, 2019 - 7:00pm
Poetry/Fiction/Creative Nonfiction
Reading

New books by Michael Washburn, David W. Berner, Peter Gelfan, Toni Morgan, Alexander Gunsberg, Matthew Bloom, and David Moscovich.

KGB Bar
85 East 4th Street
New York, NY 10003
May 28, 2019 - 7:00pm
Fiction
Reading/Talk

This novel was written as a tribute to the author’s grandparents: All we knew was silence. My maternal grandparents never spoke of their wartime experiences. We built myths...

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McNally Jackson Books Soho
52 Prince Street
New York, NY 10012
May 28, 2019 - 7:00pm
Poetry
Talk

Poet and scholar Simone White gives a craft talk on her current project: a long poem that explores the cost of anti-patriarchal life for black women today, “which seemed, to me...

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Poets House
10 River Terrace Elizabeth Kray Hall
New York, NY 10282