Dara's lived a sheltered life with her single mom, Mellie. Now, at eighteen, she's dreaming of more. When Dara digs up her never-before-seen birth certificate, her world...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.
Books Are Magic is excited to host Chelsey Johnson in celebrating her first novel, Stray City, a warm, funny, and whip-smart debut novel about rebellious youth,...read more
Che Gossett is a black trans femme writer, perhaps best described as a theory queen cruising in the end times.
Hieu Minh Nguyen is the author of This...read more
Join us for an exciting evening of poetry and conversation between poets Cyrus Cassells and Khadijah Queen. The recipient of two Pushcart Prizes, Cassells is the author is six...read more
Moderated by Deborah Treisman
The work of Mexico City-born, South Africa-raised writer Valeria Luiselli has been translated into many languages. She is the author of ...read more
Join us at Book Culture on 112th for a poetry reading with Kevin Prufer and Martha Collins on Tuesday, March 27th at 7pm!
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A riveting classic of European literature, this superb collection of fiction and reportage is set in Italy’s most vibrant and turbulent metropolis―Naples―in the immediate...read more
Why do human beings feel the need to create, remake, and keep images from and of everything? How are we supposed to live amid this glut of images? Men and Apparitions ...read more
Books Are Magic is excited to host Christine Mangan to celebrate her novelTangerine. Christine will be in conversation with Sarah Weinman whose book The Real Lolita...read more
Join biographer Patricia Bosworth and filmmaker Mary Engel as they talk about Dreamers with a Thousand Thrills: The Rediscovered Photographs of Tom Palumbo, Bosworth's...read more