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., 01/22/2019
January 22, 2019 - 7:30pm
Creative Nonfiction
Reading

Tessa Hadley returns to Mrs. Dalloway’s to read from her new novel, Late in the Day. The novel tells the story of two close-knit couples irrevocably changed by an...

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Mrs. Dalloway’s Bookstore
2904 College Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94705
January 23, 2019 - 7:00pm
Fiction
Reading

Sketchtasy brings 1990s gay culture startlingly back to life, as Alexa and her friends grapple with the impact of growing up at a time when desire and death are...

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City Lights Booksellers
261 Columbus Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94133
January 23, 2019 - 7:30pm to 9:30pm
Creative Nonfiction
Reading

KPFA Radio 94.1 FM presents

Ha Jin
The Banished Immortal: A Life of Li Po
     
Hosted by Jack Foley  

advance tickets: T: 800-838-3006  or...

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Berkeley Hillside Club
2286 Cedar St
Berkeley, CA 94709
January 24, 2019 - 6:30pm
Fiction
Reading

Set in contemporary Berlin, Disposable Man tells the story of Max Krumm: American expatriate, struggling journalist and the reluctant descendant of Holocaust survivors...

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Book Passage San Francisco
1 Ferry Building
San Francisco, CA 94111
January 24, 2019 - 7:00pm
Fiction
Reading/Talk

Audrey Harris and Matt Gleeson in conversation celebrating the release of The Houseguest: Fiction by Amparo Dávila, translated by Audrey Harris and Matt Gleeson...

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City Lights Books
261 Columbus Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94133
January 26, 2019 - 7:00pm
Poetry
Reading

Selected by Fady Joudah as a winner of the 2017 National Poetry Series, Jos Charles's revolutionary second collection of poetry, feeld, is a lyrical unraveling of the...

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East Bay Booksellers
5433 College Avenue
Oakland, CA 94618
January 27, 2019 - 3:00pm
Fiction
Reading/Talk

Sarah Stone discusses her new novel Hungry Ghost Theater with Ann Packer. An inventive, funny, sometimes heart-breaking exploration of the connections between hunger and...

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Mrs. Dalloway’s Literary and Garden Arts
2904 College Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94705
January 27, 2019 - 3:00pm
Poetry
Reading

Devreaux Baker’s new book of poems is Hungry Ghosts. William Pitt Root says of it, “These poems, each fully individuated from politics or profit, stand in effect as...

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East Bay Booksellers
5433 College Avenue
Oakland, CA 94618
January 29, 2019 - 7:00pm
Fiction
Reading

Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore presents SketchtasySketchtasy brings 1990s gay culture startlingly back to life, as Alexa and her friends grapple with the impact...

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East Bay Booksellers
5433 College Avenue
Oakland, CA 94618