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., 06/20/2018
June 20, 2018 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Fiction
Talk

PEN America and The Edison present our June book club pick, Lost Empress by Sergio De La Pava.

Free and open to all—both PEN America members and non-members....

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The Edison
108 W 2nd St, # 101
Los Angeles, CA 90012
June 23, 2018 - 2:30pm to 3:30pm
Fiction
Panel/Talk

Author/screenwriter Martin Aguilera talks to authors about LGBTQIA writing today. Authors currently scheduled to attend are C.B. Lee (Sidekick Squad series),  Abdi...

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Studio City Branch Library
12511 Moorpark Street
Studio City, CA 91604
June 24, 2018 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Poetry/Fiction/Creative Nonfiction
Reading

Poets will read poems that respond to the Black Panther movie. There will be no open mic for this La Palabra.  

"To be clear, the hype around the Black Panther movie is...

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Avenue 50 Studio
131 N Ave 50
Los Angeles, CA 90042
June 28, 2018 - 8:00pm
Poetry/Fiction/Creative Nonfiction
Reading

POETS & WRITERS presents CONNECTING CULTURES, our 8th annual cross-cultural reading in Los Angeles. Since 1989, P&W's Readings & Workshops program has sponsored...

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Beyond Baroque
681 N. Venice Boulevard
Venice, CA 90291
June 30, 2018 - 4:00pm
Poetry
Reading

RD Armstrong’s new book of poems carries the sub-title Forgotten Poems from a Haphazard Life. Come hear what he’s talking about. Brendan Constantine will be on hand to fill you...

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Beyond Baroque
681 N. Venice Boulevard
Venice, CA 90291
June 30, 2018 - 8:00pm
Poetry
Reading

Kathleen Winter is the author of two poetry collections, I will not kick my friends, which won the Elixir Poetry Prize, and Nostalgia for the Criminal Past, winner of the 2013...

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Beyond Baroque
681 N. Venice Boulevard
Venice, CA 90291
July 1, 2018 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Poetry
Workshop

THE INBORN WORD: MOVE | WRITE | READ with PEGGY DOBREER is a workshop for writers with an emphasis on prodding the body and brain to collaborate more deliberately. Each...

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Red Hen Press
1540 Lincoln Ave.
Pasadena, CA 91103