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., 03/21/2019
March 21, 2019 - 7:30pm
Fiction/Creative Nonfiction
Talk

Composer, conductor, pianist, and writer Mathew Aucoin joins comedy writer and performer Megan Amram in conversation. Best known for his...

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Hammer Museum
10899 Wilshire Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90024
March 22, 2019 - 8:00pm
Poetry
Reading/Talk

Robbi Nester reads from her new collection of poems, Narrow Bridge (Main Street Rag, 2019). Sonia Greenfield says of this book: “Nester’s poems in Narrow Bridge...

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Beyond Baroque
681 North Venice Boulevard
Venice, CA 90291
March 23, 2019 - 4:00pm
Poetry
Reading

Join us for a reading with Valerie Wallace (House of McQueen, Four Way Books 2018) and Bruce Willard (Violent Blues, Four Way Books 2016). The Chicago Review...

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Beyond Baroque
681 North Venice Boulevard
Venice, CA 90291
March 23, 2019 - 5:00pm
Fiction
Reading/Talk

Part satire of college life circa 2011 and part serious exploration of art’s fundamental unreality, Portrait of Sebastian Khan is a humorous coming-of-age novel about ...

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Skylight Books
1818 North Vermont Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90027
March 23, 2019 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Poetry
Performance

A reading by 7 African American women in tribute to poet/playwright Ntozake Shange. A Q&A will follow the reading.

Beyond Baroque
681 North Venice Boulevard
Venice, CA 90291
March 24, 2019 - 11:00am to 1:30pm
Poetry/Fiction/Creative Nonfiction
Workshop

 

Tap into your creative side, write work that will surprise you, and learn a few things along the way.

-Learn what's working and come away with new material....

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Los Angeles Writers Group Headquarters
1728 Laurel Canyon Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90046
March 24, 2019 - 1:00pm
Poetry/Fiction
Reading/Performance

Live music, films, readers and more! Films: Golden Mouth by Bob Branaman, The Beats: An Existential Comedy by Phiomene Long. Music by Ross Altman. Readings...

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Beyond Baroque
681 North Venice Boulevard
Venice, CA 90291
March 26, 2019 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Poetry
Reading/Talk

PEN America hopes to see you at our March Book Club to discuss Whereas by PEN America Literary Award winner Layli Long Soldier. Hosted by ...

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Blu Elefant Cafe
2024 W Washington Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90018
March 26, 2019 - 7:30pm
Fiction
Reading/Talk

From New York Times bestseller Samira Ahmed, this novel forces us to take a long, hard look at how history can repeat itself and how we must not let it. Entertainment...

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Skylight Books
1818 North Vermont Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90027