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., 04/19/2018
April 19, 2018 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Poetry
Reading/Talk

Come to Book Culture on 112th to celebrate the release of Hassan Najmi's first English translation of his poetry collection, The Blueness of the Evening on Thursday,...

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Book Culture on 112th
536 W 112TH ST
New York, NY 10025
April 19, 2018 - 7:30pm
Fiction
Reading

Help us celebrate the paperback release of 2018 Whiting Award winner Patty Yumi Cottrell's debut novel, Sorry to Disrupt the Peace! With Sarah Gerard, Alice Sola Kim,...

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Books Are Magic
225 Smith Street
Brooklyn, NY 11231
April 19, 2018 - 7:30pm
Fiction
Talk

If there’s one thing all New Yorkers can stand behind, it’s great literature. Join us for the 2018 One Book, One New York campaign launch, featuring finalists Esmeralda...

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Tishman Auditorium
66 West 12th Street The New School
New York, NY 10003
April 20, 2018 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Poetry
Reading

Lois Rakoff, Community Director of the Poe Room, and NYU present the spring 2018 Poe Room event. Join us for an evening of entertainment that will illuminate Poe’s work and...

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New York University School of Law, Furman Hall
245 Sullivan Street Furman Hall, Room 216
New York, NY 10012
April 20, 2018 - 7:00pm
Fiction/Creative Nonfiction
Reading

A reading with FRANCISCO CANTU, VALERIA LUISELLI and AMALIA ROJAS.

Immigration is one of the most polarizing issues in America today, but regardless of your point of...

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Instituto Cervantes New York
211 East 49th Street
New York, NY 10017
April 20, 2018 - 7:30pm
Fiction/Creative Nonfiction
Reading

Books Are Magic is proud to host the Brooklyn Writers Space Reading Series, celebrating emerging writers from Brooklyn and sharing their recent work. This month we welcome Sam...

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Books Are Magic
225 Smith Street
Brooklyn, NY 11231
April 20, 2018 - 8:00pm
Poetry
Reading

Brooklyn Poets Reading Series, featuring Charles Theonia, Simone John, Dorothea Lasky.

Named one of the best reading series in NYC as well as one of the 50 best free...

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Industrious Brooklyn
594 Dean Street
Brooklyn, NY 11238
April 21, 2018 - 11:00am to 4:00pm
Fiction
Workshop

Long Island University--Brooklyn CReative Writing MFA Program invites writers of all genres to a FREE fiction writing workshop led by author Hirsh Sawhney ( South Haven...

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Long Island University--Brooklyn
1 University Plaza
Brooklyn, NY 11201
April 21, 2018 - 11:00am to 4:00pm
Fiction
Workshop

Long Island University--Brooklyn CReative Writing MFA Program invites writers of all genres to a FREE fiction writing workshop led by author Hirsh Sawhney ( South Haven...

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Long Island University--Brooklyn
1 University Plaza
Brooklyn, NY 11201