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., 04/24/2018
April 24, 2018 - 6:00pm
Creative Nonfiction
Reading

God Save Texas is a journey through the most controversial state in America. It is a red state in the heart of Trumpland that hasn't elected a Democrat to a statewide...

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McNally Jackson Books
52 Prince St.
New York, NY 10012
April 24, 2018 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Poetry/Fiction/Creative Nonfiction
Reading/Performance

This month, performers will respond to the theme "Take Me Out Tonight". We're thrilled to host Sarah KennedyAlex EnglishDewayne Perkins...

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Housing Works Bookstore Cafe
126 CROSBY STREET
NEW YORK, NY 10012
April 24, 2018 - 7:30pm
Fiction
Reading

Award-winning, iconic author and cultural critic Lynne Tillman presents the hotly-anticipated Men and Apparitions, her first novel in 12 years.  Why do human beings...

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Greenlight Bookstore
686 Fulton Street
Brooklyn, NY 11217
April 25, 2018 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Poetry
Reading/Talk/Performance

The Queens College MFA in Creative Writing and Translation is proud to partner with the Poetry Society of America on another edition of our New Salon series, which, this...

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Godwin-Ternbach Museum
65-30 Kissena Blvd. Klapper Hall, Queens College, 4th Fl.
Flushing, NY 11367
April 25, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Creative Nonfiction
Panel/Talk

Join journalist and scholar Sarah Kendzior and writer and activist Amy Siskind for a discussion of their new books, The View from Flyover...

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Housing Works Bookstore Cafe
126 Crosby Street
New York, NY 10012
April 25, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Creative Nonfiction
Reading/Talk

Join us at Book Culture on Columbus as Dani Shapiro discusses her book, Hourglass: Time, Memory, Marriage, on...

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Book Culture on Columbus
450 Columbus Ave
New York, NY 10024
April 25, 2018 - 7:30pm
Fiction
Reading

Beloved author of the novel Brooklyn and many others, Colm Tóibín will read from his latest novel, House of Names, to celebrate its paperback release. He's...

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Murmurr
17 Eastern Parkway
Brooklyn, NY 11215
April 25, 2018 - 8:00pm to 10:00pm
Poetry
Reading

Gabrielle Civil is a black feminist performance artist, poet, and writer, originally from Detroit MI. Her writing and translations can be found in the anthologies ...

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The Poetry Project
131 E 10th Street
New York, NY 10003
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