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., 06/28/2018
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 - 7:00pm
Creative Nonfiction
Reading

Join us at Book Culture on 112th as Travis Jeppesen discusses his new book See You Again in Pyongyang: A Journey into Kim Jong Un's North Korea on Thursday, May 31st...

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Book Culture
536 West 112th Street
New York, NY 10025
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
June 3, 2018 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Poetry/Fiction/Creative Nonfiction
Reading

Why There Are Words – NYC: May Reading

New York, NY (June 2018) Join us at the NYC branch of the renowned national literary reading series Why There Are Words on...

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Bowery Poetry Club
308 Bowery
New York City, NY 10012
June 4, 2018 - 8:00pm to 10:00pm
Poetry
Reading

Participants of The Poetry Project’s Spring 2018 writing workshops, led by Jacqueline WatersRobert Kocik, and Andy Fitch will gather to read work they...

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The Poetry Project
131 E 10th Street
New York, NY 10003
June 5, 2018 - 7:00pm
Fiction
Reading

Join us at Book Culture on 112th for a conversation between Nick White and Dennis Norris II on the occasion of White's new collection of short stories, Sweet & Low...

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Book Culture
536 West 112th Street
New York, NY 10025