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., 06/26/2018
May 26, 2018 - 1:00pm
Creative Nonfiction

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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