Yejide and Akin have been married since they met and fell in love at university. Though many expected Akin to take several wives, he and Yejide have always agreed: polygamy is...read more
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.
Weisman, author of the memoir As I Live and Breathe, makes her fiction debut with the story of the interfaith wedding of Elizabeth, a recent Emory Law School graduate...read more
Our narrator should be happy, shouldn't she? She's young, thin, pretty, a recent Columbia graduate, works an easy job at a hip art gallery, lives in an apartment on the Upper...read more
When MacNicol turned forty, she was still single and childless. Rather than submit to hetero-normative conventions that cast independent women as pitiable or selfish, MacNicol...read more
Gold drew on the accomplished and idiosyncratic lives of a magician and an actor for his novels Carter Beats the Devil and Sunnyside. Now he tells the equally...read more
Goolrick broke readers’ hearts with his Southern drama A Reliable Wife, and he returns to the mid-century American South with this new epic. His heroine, Diana Cooke,...read more
This event, originally to take place at Union Market, has been rescheduled to the Wharf.
Tonight I’m Someone Else by Chelsea Hodson explores the realities of...read more
ALL THOSE PARTICIPATING IN THE SLAM MUST ARRIVE BY 7:30 AND BUY THEIR TICKETS IN PERSON!!
$5 Cover. On the day of the event, tickets can be purchased online ...read more
An outspoken critic of today’s rape culture, Tamblyn wrote in a recent Glamour column that women can change the way women are talked about and treated. In her...read more
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