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., 06/24/2018
May 29, 2018 - 8:00pm to 10:00pm
Poetry/Fiction
Reading

Join Amy Joy Robateau and Tim W. Brown at the biweekly Art in the Basin open mic. Poetry, fiction, storytelling -- all spoken word styles are welcome. 

Mon Amour Coffee and Wne
234 W. 238th St.
Bronx, NY 10463
May 30, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Fiction
Panel

Join us as Book Culture LIC for a special event with Queens-based suspense writers, Nancy Bilyeau, Mariah Fredericks, Jennifer Kitses, Laura Joh...

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Book Culture LIC
26-09 Jackson Avenue
Long Island City, NY 11101
May 30, 2018 - 7:00pm
Poetry/Fiction/Creative Nonfiction
Reading

This month, you'll be gifted performances by Bowen Yang, Dennis Norris II, Kelli Trapnell, Mila Myles, Tyler Ford, and Sam Taggert. They will...

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Housing Works Bookstore Cafe
126 Crosby St.
New York, NY 10012
May 30, 2018 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Poetry/Fiction/Creative Nonfiction
Reading

Angel's Flight * literary west, a Los Angeles based magazine, is presenting their East Coast Salon celebrating intersectionality and the best of indie literature. Featuring...

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KGB Lit Bar, The Red Room
85 East 4th Street
New York, NY 10003
May 30, 2018 - 8:00pm to 10:00pm
Poetry
Reading

Over two decades in the making, Brendan Lorber’s first full-length book is coming out this spring. It’s called If this is paradise why are we still driving? He’s...

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The Poetry Project
131 E 10th Street
New York, NY 10003
May 31, 2018 - 7:00pm
Creative Nonfiction
Reading

With Brittney Cooper, Kiese Laymon, Kierna Mayo, and Marc Lamont Hill, Déon Sass, and DJ Just Love

Launch of No Ashes in the Fire: Coming of Age Black and Free in...

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BAM Fisher
321 Ashland Place
Brooklyn, NY 11217
May 31, 2018 - 8:00pm to 9:00pm
Fiction
Talk

Novelist and memoirist Andre Aciman is best known for his novel Call Me By Your Name. This bestselling book became a...

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The National Arts Club
15 Gramercy Park South 9A
New York, NY 10003
June 1, 2018 - 8:00pm to 10:00pm
Poetry
Reading

The Poetry Project relies on the generous work and dedication of all of our amazing volunteers and interns — most of whom are poets, writers, artists, and/or activists. To...

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The Poetry Project
131 E 10th Street
New York, NY 10003
June 2, 2018 - 3:00pm
Poetry/Fiction
Reading

Please join us in celebrating our new issue, MER 16: Mothers Work/Mothers Play, with a reading by contributors. Featured readers will examine...

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Poets House Poets House
10 River Terrace
New York, NY 10282
June 2, 2018 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Poetry/Fiction/Creative Nonfiction
Reading

It's a reading and every reader reads something they wrote that is amorous or dreadful or amusing or represents some combination of those qualities. The readers are Lauren O'...

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Branch Ofc.
225 Rogers Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11225