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., 06/26/2019
July 2, 2019 - 7:30pm
Fiction
Reading/Talk

A young man’s arrogance and ambition collide with revolutionary politics in a visually groundbreaking graphic novel.

Enter Yerevan, the capital of Armenia — a city in...

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Skylight Books
1818 North Vermont Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90027
July 3, 2019 - 7:00pm
Poetry/Fiction
Reading/Talk

Cursed is the debut novel for fans of The Fault in Our Stars that thoughtfully and humorously depicts teen Ricky Bloom's struggles with a recent chronic...

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Vroman’s Bookstore
695 East Colorado Boulevard
Pasadena, CA 91101
July 7, 2019 - 7:00pm
Fiction
Reading/Talk

The Last Bookstore presents a new collection of short stories set in a Los Angeles where “The Feral Boy Who Lives in Griffith Park” exists.  A murderous Western Swing guitarist...

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The Last Bookstore
453 South Spring Street
Los Angeles, CA 90013
July 9, 2019 - 7:30pm
Creative Nonfiction
Reading/Talk

Weaving together narrative essay and bilingual poetry, Knitting the Fog is the complex self-portrait of a young Chapina girl who wakes up to find her mother gone. When...

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Skylight Books
1818 North Vermont Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90027
July 10, 2019 - 7:30pm
Poetry
Reading/Talk

Join Red Hen Press for an evening of poetry readings, featuring Eloise Klein Healy, Ron Koertge, Kim Dower, and Francesca Bell.

Eloise Klein Healy, the...

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Skylight Books
1818 North Vermont Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90027
July 12, 2019 - 7:30pm
Fiction
Reading/Talk

In American Red, as the Great American Century begins, and the modern world roars to life, Capitalists flaunt greed and seize power, Socialists and labor unions flex...

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Skylight Books
1818 North Vermont Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90027
July 16, 2019 - 7:00pm
Fiction
Reading/Talk

What if the end times allowed people to see and build the world anew? This is the landscape that Kimi Eisele creates in her surprising and original debut novel. Evoking the...

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Vroman’s Bookstore
695 East Colorado Boulevard
Pasadena, CA 91101