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., 02/25/2020
February 25, 2020 - 7:00pm
Poetry
Reading/Talk

In an era of rising nationalism and geopolitical instability, Megan Fernandes's Good Boys offers a complex portrait of messy feminist rage, negotiations with race and...

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City Lights Booksellers
261 Columbus Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94133
February 26, 2020 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Creative Nonfiction
Reading

This year marks the 25th anniversary of the UN Conference of Women in Beijing, but what kind of progress has really been made? One billion girls and women still lack the skills...

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World Affairs Auditorium
312 Sutter Street, Suite 200
San Francisco, CA 94108
February 27, 2020 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Creative Nonfiction
Reading

Karen Sherman, author of Brick By Brick: Building Hope and Opportunity for Women Survivors Everywhere moved her family from Bethesda, Maryland to...

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Book Passage, San Francisco Ferry Terminal
1 Ferry Building
San Francisco, CA 94111
March 4, 2020 - 6:30pm
Poetry/Fiction
Reading

READINGS ARE FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

Readings begin at 6:30pm unless otherwise noted. 2018-2019 Holloway events will be held in the...

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UC Berkeley Holloway Reading Series
Maude Fife Room (315 Wheeler Hall)
Berkeley, CA 94720-1030
March 5, 2020 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Poetry
Reading

Ocean Vuong is the author of the internationally best-selling debut novel, On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous (Penguin Press 2019). He is also the author of the...

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UC Berkeley Lunch Poems
Morrison Library / 101 Doe Library University of California
Berkeley, CA 94720-6000
March 14, 2020 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Poetry/Fiction/Creative Nonfiction
Reading/Performance

Join us on Saturday, March 14 for Babylon Salon's quarterly reading and performance series, with readings from Deb Olin Unferth (Barn 8, forthcoming in March; Wait Till You See...

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Armory Club
1799 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
March 18, 2020 - 6:30pm
Poetry
Reading

READINGS ARE FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

Readings begin at 6:30pm unless otherwise noted. 2018-2019 Holloway events will be held in the...

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UC Berkeley Holloway Reading Series
Maude Fife Room (315 Wheeler Hall)
Berkeley, CA 94720-1030
March 22, 2020 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm
Poetry/Fiction/Creative Nonfiction
Workshop

Our monthly creative writing workshops are for writers of all levels, experiences and genres. They are perfect for the just-beginning writer as well as practiced writers who...

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Rock Paper Scissors Collective
416 26th St. Suite B Warehouse 416
Oakland, CA 94612