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 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
May 29, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Poetry
Reading

Join us for the Bryant Park Reading Room Poetry Series.

Sit under the park's London Plane trees and enjoy award-winning poetry by established and emerging poets...

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Bryant Park Reading Room
Bryant Park 42nd Street by Sixth Avenue
New York, NY 10018
May 29, 2018 - 7:30pm
Creative Nonfiction
Reading

Internationally best-selling author and New York Times contributor Pamela Druckerman leads us on a quest for wisdom, self-knowledge and the right pair of pants. A witty...

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Books Are Magic
225 Smith Street
Brooklyn, NY 11231
May 29, 2018 - 8:00pm to 10:00pm
Poetry/Fiction
Reading

Join Amy Joy Robateau and Tim W. Brown at the biweekly Art in the Basin open mic. Poetry, fiction, storytelling -- all spoken word styles are welcome. 

Mon Amour Coffee and Wne
234 W. 238th St.
Bronx, NY 10463
May 30, 2018 - 7:00pm
Poetry/Fiction/Creative Nonfiction
Reading

This month, you'll be gifted performances by Bowen Yang, Dennis Norris II, Kelli Trapnell, Mila Myles, Tyler Ford, and Sam Taggert. They will...

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Housing Works Bookstore Cafe
126 Crosby St.
New York, NY 10012
May 30, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Fiction
Panel

Join us as Book Culture LIC for a special event with Queens-based suspense writers, Nancy Bilyeau, Mariah Fredericks, Jennifer Kitses, Laura Joh...

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Book Culture LIC
26-09 Jackson Avenue
Long Island City, NY 11101
May 30, 2018 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Poetry/Fiction/Creative Nonfiction
Reading

Angel's Flight * literary west, a Los Angeles based magazine, is presenting their East Coast Salon celebrating intersectionality and the best of indie literature. Featuring...

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KGB Lit Bar, The Red Room
85 East 4th Street
New York, NY 10003
May 30, 2018 - 8:00pm to 10:00pm
Poetry
Reading

Over two decades in the making, Brendan Lorber’s first full-length book is coming out this spring. It’s called If this is paradise why are we still driving? He’s...

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The Poetry Project
131 E 10th Street
New York, NY 10003