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., 06/25/2018
May 25, 2018 - 7:00pm
Poetry
Reading

This month we are proud to welcome WEIRDD poetry readers Wren Hanks, Amy Meng, & Julia Guez to share their latest work with a wildcard lecture by Daniel Hernandez Diaz on...

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Books Are Magic
225 Smith Street
Brooklyn, NY 11231
May 25, 2018 - 8:00pm to 10:00pm
Poetry
Reading

Toni Jensen’s first story collection is From the Hilltop. Her stories and essays have been published in journals such as OrionCatapult, and ...

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The Poetry Project
131 E 10th Street
New York, NY 10003
May 25, 2018 - 10:00pm
Poetry
Reading

Come check out the Nuyorican's most popular weekly event! Watch professional poets perform and our Wednesday night Slam winners spit! Judges of our Friday Night Slams are 5...

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Nuyorican Poets Cafe
236 E. 3rd Street
New York, NY 10009
May 26, 2018 - 1:00pm
Creative Nonfiction
Reading

Join us on Saturday, May 26th, with author Stacy Horn for a discussion about her book Damnation Island: Poor, Sick, Mad, & Criminal in 19th-Century New York, ...

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Astoria Bookshop
31-29 31st Street
Astoria, NY 11106
May 26, 2018 - 3:30pm
Poetry
Reading

Please join Green Writers Press for a reading, reception, and book signing with poet and publisher Dede Cummings, Rachel Vasquez Gilliland, Ellen Skowronski-Polito, James Crews...

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Poets House, Kray Hall
10 River Terrace
New York, NY 10282
May 27, 2018 - 5:00pm
Creative Nonfiction
Reading

The Feminist Press will host a launch part for Against Memoir by Michelle Tea at Otherwild.

Michelle Tea is the author of several books, including the memoirs ...

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Otherwild NYC
35 East 1st Street
New York, NY 10003
May 27, 2018 - 6:00pm
Poetry
Reading

Celebrate the launch event for Alison Malee's poetry and prose collection, The Day Is Ready For You.

Bowery Poetry
308 Bowery
New York, NY 10012
May 29, 2018 - 6:30pm
Fiction
Talk

The work of Mexico City-born, South Africa-raised writer Valeria Luiselli has been translated into many languages. She is the author of Faces in the Crowd, which...

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Peter Jay Sharp Building
30 Lafayette Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11217