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., 12/16/2019
January 8, 2020 - 7:30pm
Creative Nonfiction
Reading

After living in America for over a decade, Eun Ji's parents return to Korea for work, leaving fifteen-year-old Eun Ji and her brother behind in the family's new California home...

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Green Apple Books on the Park
1231 9th Ave. (@ Lincoln Way)
San Francisco, CA 94122
January 13, 2020 - 7:00pm
Poetry
Reading

D.S. Marriot will be reading from selected poetry.

D.S. Marriot is a poet and critic, and Professor in the Department of History of Consciousness at the University of...

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City Lights Booksellers
261 Columbus Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94133
January 14, 2020 - 7:00pm
Poetry/Fiction/Creative Nonfiction
Reading

Moderated by Oscar Villalon with Meg Hurtado Bloom, Rita Bullwinkel, Ingrid Rojas Contreras, Chia-Chia Lin, Kevin Simmonds, and Paul...

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City Lights Booksellers
261 Columbus Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94133
January 15, 2020 - 7:00pm
Poetry
Reading/Panel

Poetry and discussion exploring the pathways language takes through land, water, and air.

Poetry is all around us. Hidden in the trauma and joys of a life lived in full...

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City Lights Booksellers
261 Columbus Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94133
January 23, 2020 - 7:30pm
Fiction
Reading

Tom Lutz discusses his new novel, Born Slippy.

A globetrotting novel about the...

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Green Apple Books on the Park
1231 9th Ave. (@ Lincoln Way)
San Francisco, CA 94122
January 27, 2020 - 7:30pm
Creative Nonfiction
Reading

Anna Wiener discusses her new memoir, Uncanny Valley.

The prescient, page-turning...

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Green Apple Books on the Park
1231 9th Ave. (@ Lincoln Way)
San Francisco, CA 94122
January 28, 2020 - 7:30pm
Fiction
Reading

Crissy Van Meter discusses her new novel, Creatures.

On the eve of Evangeline’s wedding...

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Green Apple Books on the Park
1231 9th Ave. (@ Lincoln Way)
San Francisco, CA 94122