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
September 19, 2019 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Fiction
Reading

The Last Bookstore welcomes Made in L.A. Writers on September 19 at 7:30 p.m. to read from and discuss their latest fiction anthology. What are dreams made of and why are they...

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The Last Bookstore
453 South Spring Street
Los Angeles, CA 90013
September 21, 2019 - 11:00am to 4:30pm
Poetry/Fiction/Creative Nonfiction
Workshop/Talk/Performance

Beyond Baroque, the Culver City Arts Foundation and Vagabond are happy to announce the creation of the Small Press...

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The Wende Museum of the Cold War
10808 Culver Blvd
Culver City, CA 90230
September 23, 2019 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Poetry/Fiction/Creative Nonfiction
Workshop

Learn literary submission strategies from an expert.

Figuring out how to navigate the submission process for short stories and poetry can feel daunting and confusing....

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Los Angeles Writers Group Headquarters
1728 Laurel Canyon Blvd 1728 Laurel Canyon Blvd, Unit B
Los Angeles, CA 90046
September 26, 2019 - 7:30pm
Fiction
Reading/Talk

In a modern-day United States just a step away from our own, time travel is possible – in fact, it has existed for as long as humanity itself. Jumping into the past is simple,...

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Skylight Books
1818 North Vermont Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90027
September 27, 2019 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Poetry
Performance

LOS ANGELES, CA, September 27th 2019—As a part of our free monthly queer poetry reading series, our September 27th event will be held at the Roybal Foundation (5152 E...

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Roybal Foundation
5152 E Beverly Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90022
October 1, 2019 - 7:30pm
Fiction
Reading/Talk

The thrilling follow-up to the award-winning Bluebird, Bluebird: Texas Ranger Darren Matthews is on the hunt for a boy who's gone missing - but it's the boy's family...

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Skylight Books
1818 North Vermont Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90027
October 4, 2019 - 7:30pm
Poetry
Reading/Talk

A poetry compilation recounting a woman’s journey from self-loathing to self-acceptance, confusion to clarity, and bitterness to forgiveness.

Following in the footsteps...

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Skylight Books
1818 North Vermont Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90027
October 6, 2019 - 5:00pm
Creative Nonfiction
Reading/Talk

When Nefertiti Austin, a single African-American woman, decided she wanted to adopt a Black baby boy out of the foster care system, she was unprepared for the fact there is no...

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Skylight Books
1818 North Vermont Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90027
October 10, 2019 - 11:45am
Creative Nonfiction
Reading/Talk

With the virtuosic synthesis of memoir, criticism, and journalism for which she has become known, Leslie Jamison offers us fourteen new essays that are by turns ecstatic,...

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Skylight Books
1818 North Vermont Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90027