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., 09/20/2019
July 22, 2019 - 7:00pm
Fiction/Creative Nonfiction
Reading/Panel

Independently published from 2009 to 2019, Original Plumbing grew from a Bay Area zine to a nationally acclaimed print quarterly dedicated to trans men. For nearly ten...

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Strand Books
828 Broadway at 12th Street
New York, NY 10003
July 23, 2019 - 6:00pm
Fiction
Reading/Talk

Sink or swim. Or at least that’s what Annette Feldman tells herself when she books a cruise for her entire family. It’s been over a decade since the Feldman clan has...

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The Corner Bookstore
1313 Madison Avenue at 93rd Street
New York, NY 10128
July 23, 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Poetry
Reading

Join us for Bryant Park Reading Room's Poetry Series. This week's reading is produced in partnership with Whiting Foundation.

Featuring the poets: Kayleb...

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Bryant Park Reading Room
Bryant Park 42nd Street by Sixth Avenue
New York, NY 10018
July 23, 2019 - 7:00pm
Poetry
Reading/Talk

An urgent, visionary collection of poems from the author of The After Party. Jana Prikryl's No Matter argues for the necessity of vision in a time of darkness...

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McNally Jackson Books Nolita
52 Prince Street
New York, NY 10012
July 23, 2019 - 7:30pm
Fiction
Reading/Talk

In this tense and thrilling sci-fi adventure from horror-writer David Wellington, retired astronaut Sally Jansen is called back to action after an alien object appears in the...

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Greenlight Books Fort Greene
686 Fulton Street
Brooklyn, NY 11217
July 23, 2019 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Fiction
Reading/Performance

An Evening of Humorous Readings is a monthly show of literary humorists reading their most literary humor! We feature short humor pieces, like the kind you...

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Caveat
21 A Clinton Street
New York, NY 10002
July 23, 2019 - 7:30pm
Fiction/Creative Nonfiction
Reading/Talk

A new work equal parts observational micro-fiction and cultural criticism reflecting on the dailiness of life as a woman and writer, on fame and failure, aging and art, from...

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Books Are Magic
225 Smith Street
Brooklyn, NY 11231
July 23, 2019 - 8:00pm to 10:00pm
Poetry/Fiction
Reading

Join co-hosts Amy Joy Robateau and Tim W. Brown to read your creative work at the biweekly Art in the Basin Open Mic. Poetry, fiction,...

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Mon Amour Coffee and Wine
234 West 238th Street
Bronx, NY 10463