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., 04/21/2018
April 21, 2018 - 10:30am to 12:00pm
Poetry
Workshop

Poet, Jessica M. Wilson from the Los Angeles Poet Society will help you remove barriers to your creative writing as we learn 3 tips to let your words flow, like water....

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Culver City Julian Dixon Library
4975 Overland Ave
Culver City, CA 90230
April 21, 2018 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Poetry
Reading

LOOSE LIPS is dedicated to bringing a diverse array of the best contemporary poets to Topanga and to provide audiences and authors with a poetic forum and community. Our...

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Topanga Library
122 N Topanga Canyon Blvd.
Topanga, CA 90290
April 22, 2018 - 5:00pm
Poetry
Reading/Performance

Join us at our brand new Event Space, right here in our offices, for the celebratory book launches for Peggy Shumaker and Maurya Simon! It's an event you won't want to miss!...

Red Hen Press
1540 Lincoln Ave
Pasadena, CA 91103
April 22, 2018 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm
Poetry/Fiction/Creative Nonfiction
Reading

Red Hen Press Open House
April 22nd, 2018
5 PM

Red Hen presents a book launch for Peggy Shumaker and Maurya Simon, including Allison Joseph, Kim Dower, Ron...

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Red Hen Press
1540 Lincoln Ave
Pasadena, CA 91103
April 24, 2018 - 6:30pm
Poetry/Fiction/Creative Nonfiction
Reading/Performance

Join Red Hen Press and Sebastian Matthews, Chelsey Clammer, Ellen Rachlin, and Sarah Manguso for a night of words and music in Santa Monica.

Annenberg Community Beach House
415 Pacific Coast Hwy
Santa Monica, CA 90402
April 25, 2018 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Poetry
Talk

PEN America and The Edison hope to see you at our April Book Club to discuss Night Sky with Exit Wounds by Ocean Vuong. Hosted by Chiwan Choi...

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The Edison
108 W 2nd St, # 101
Los Angeles, CA 90012
April 25, 2018 - 7:30pm
Fiction
Reading/Talk

Charmaine Craig’s most recent novel, Miss Burma, was published by Grove and longlisted for the 2017 National Book Award for fiction. Her first novel, The Good Men...

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The Forum, Goldsmith Campus
9045 Lincoln Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90045
April 26, 2018 - 7:30pm
Creative Nonfiction
Talk

The Displaced features essays from seventeen prominent refugee writers from around the world to explore and illuminate their experiences. A timely and poignant...

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Skylight Books
1818 North Vermont Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90027
April 28, 2018 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Poetry
Reading

Celebrate National Poetry Month with debut poets!

Erika Ayon
Tina Burkhalter
Julayne Lee
Irene Suico Soriano

Erika Ayón emigrated from Mexico when...

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Other Books
2006 E Cesar E Chavez Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90033