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., 04/20/2018
April 21, 2018 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Poetry
Reading/Talk

Join us for a free-wheeling conversation about poetry and life with Kim Shuck, Poet Laureate of San Francisco, and Rafael Jesús González, Poet Laureate of Berkeley. Poetry...

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Berkeley Public Library, Central Branch
2090 Kittredge St.
Berkeley, CA 94704
April 24, 2018 - 6:00pm
Poetry
Reading

Brenda Hillman reads for the Holloway Series in Poetry at UC Berkeley.

University of California, Berkeley
315 Wheeler Hall Maude Fife Room
Berkeley, CA 94720
April 24, 2018 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Poetry/Fiction/Creative Nonfiction
Reading/Talk

We here at Booksmith believe firmly in loving what you love and never apologizing for it. So for this Bookswap, we invite you to bring a book you consider a Guilty Pleasure and...

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The Bindery
1727 Haight Street
San Francisco, CA 94117
April 24, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Creative Nonfiction
Reading

EAST BAY BOOKSELLERS welcomes Christopher Zeischegg (aka Danny Wylde) to discuss his new book, Body to Job, on Tuesday...

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East Bay Booksellers (Formerly DIESEL A Bookstore)
5433 College Ave
Oakland, CA 94618
April 26, 2018 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Fiction
Reading

Kristin Kaye reads from her eco-literary coming of age novel that Kirkus Reviews describes as "superbly written" with "brilliantly onomatopoiec prose." 

When seventeen-...

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BookBook Passage By-the-Bay
100 Bay Street
Sausalito, CA 94965
April 26, 2018 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Poetry
Reading/Talk

The Bindery hosts a launch for Kai Carlson-Wee's first full-length poetry collection, Rail. More info to come soon -- save the date, and join us!

Set against a landscape...

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The Bindery
1727 Haight Street
San Francisco, CA 94117
April 30, 2018 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Fiction
Reading/Talk

The Bindery is thrilled to host an evening with Nikki McClure. Please join us for a discussion and special presentation of The Great Chicken Escape!

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The Bindery
1727 Haight Street
San Francisco, CA 94117