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., 06/22/2018
May 22, 2018 - 7:00pm
Poetry/Fiction/Creative Nonfiction
Reading

For more than twenty years, the Asian American Writers’ Workshop has incubated emerging writers of color, including such writers as Tina Chang, Monica Ferrell, and Jhumpa...

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Asian American Writers’ Workshop
112 West 27th Street, 6th Floor
New York, NY 10001
May 22, 2018 - 7:00pm
Poetry/Fiction/Creative Nonfiction
Reading

Featuring Brittany Ackerman, Kayleb Rae Candrilli, Emma Copley Eisenberg, Laura Cresté, Jess Feldman, Polly Duff Kertis, Joan Larkin, Laura Marris, Echo Pane, Nicole Sealey,...

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Powerhouse @ the Archway
28 Adams Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201
May 22, 2018 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Fiction
Reading/Talk

Join us at Book Culture on 112th as Jennifer Cody Epstein discusses Sarah Coleman's biographical novel, The Realist: A Novel of Bernice Abbott on Tuesday, May 22nd at 7pm.

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Book Culture
536 W 112th St
New York, NY 10025
May 22, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Poetry
Reading

Join us for the Bryant Park Reading Room Poetry Series. This week's program is produced in partnership with Indolent Books. Sit under the park's London Plane trees and enjoy...

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Reading Room
Bryant Park 42nd Street by Sixth Avenue
New York, NY 10018
May 22, 2018 - 7:30pm
Creative Nonfiction
Reading

Literary icon Mary Gaitskill presents her first collection of essays, newly released in paperback. In essays on matters literary, social, cultural, and personal, Mary Gaitskill...

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Greenlight Bookstore
686 Fulton Street (at S. Portland)
Brooklyn, NY 11217
May 22, 2018 - 8:00pm
Creative Nonfiction
Reading

Upon the publication of Pops, his new collection of personal essays, Michael Chabon returns to the Poetry Center for a conversation on fathers and sons, life and art, growing...

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92nd Street Y, Buttenwieser Hall
1395 Lexington Ave
New York, NY 10128
May 23, 2018 - 7:00pm
Poetry
Reading

Joanne Joseph’s chapbook is Resonances, Finishing Line Press. She has poems in several journals and reads frequently.

Richard Schiffman is a journalist and poet,...

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Book Culture
536 West 112th Street
New York, NY 10025
May 23, 2018 - 7:30pm
Creative Nonfiction
Reading/Talk

​​“Magical prose stylist” Michael Chabon (Michiko Kakutani, New York Times) -- author of contemporary classic novels including The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and...

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St. Joseph’s College
245 Clinton Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11205