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., 04/26/2018
April 26, 2018 - 10:30am to 2:00pm
Poetry
Reading

Student poets share their work at the 16th annual city-wide Poem in Your Pocket Day.

Hosted by Daniel Kitrosser, Writer and Actor

With William Lohier, NYC Youth...

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Reading Room
Bryant Park 42nd Street by Sixth Avenue
New York, NY 10018
April 26, 2018 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Poetry/Fiction/Creative Nonfiction
Reading/Talk

Join us to celebrate the Spring issue of The Common, with readings from Liz Arnold, Emma Copley Eisenberg and translator Lissie Jaquette...

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Housing Works Bookstore Cafe
126 CROSBY STREET
NEW YORK, NY 10012
April 26, 2018 - 7:00pm
Poetry
Reading

Lauren Haldeman is the author of the poetry collections Instead of Dying and Calenday and chapbook The Eccentricity Is Zero...

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Berl’s Brooklyn Poetry Shop
141 Front Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201
April 26, 2018 - 7:00pm
Fiction
Reading/Talk

In April, Farrar, Strauss and Giroux will publish two books by Gerald Murnane, “a genius on the level of Beckett” (Teju Cole). Border Districts, purportedly...

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Community Bookstore
143 7th Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11215
April 26, 2018 - 7:30pm
Fiction
Reading

Books Are Magic is excited to present an evening with Jana Casale, author of The Girl Who Never Read Noam Chomsky and Weike Wang, author of Chemistry,...

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Books Are Magic
225 Smith Street
Brooklyn, NY 11231
April 27, 2018 - 5:00pm
Poetry
Reading

Dorothea Lasky is the author of five full-length collections of poetry: the forthcoming Milk (Wave Books), as well as Rome (Liveright/W.W. Norton) and ...

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Lillian Vernon Creative Writers House
58 West 10th Street
New York, NY 10003
April 27, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Poetry
Reading

 "Jamming Poético" is a collective reading in which only finished and polished poems are read. The dynamic is born from the notion of release and improvisation. Each author (...

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iDStudio Theater
311 East 140th Street
Bronx, NY 10454