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., 06/25/2019
May 25, 2019 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Creative Nonfiction
Talk

On Saturday May 25th, from 2pm - 4pm, The Bindery will be hosting our first ever Zine Swap. If you've never heard of zines before, that's okay! Zines are pieces of art or...

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The Bindery
1727 Haight Street
San Francisco, CA 94117
May 28, 2019 - 7:00pm
Poetry
Reading

Stephen Ratcliffe’s sound of wave in channel is just out from BlazeVOX. Other recent books include Painting (Chax, 2014), Selected Days (Counterpath, 2012),...

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Moe’s Books
2476 Telegraph Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94704
May 29, 2019 - 7:00pm
Poetry
Reading/Talk

Kit Robinson was born in Evanston, Illinois, grew up in Cincinnati, went to Yale, and has lived in the San Francisco Bay Area ever since. His new book of poetry is Thought...

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Moe’s Books
2476 Telegraph Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94704
May 30, 2019 - 7:30pm
Fiction
Reading/Talk

In Chia-Chia Lin’s debut novel, The Unpassing, we meet a Taiwanese immigrant family of six struggling to make ends meet on the outskirts of Anchorage, Alaska. The father...

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Green Apple Books on the Park
1231 9th Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94122
May 31, 2019 - 7:00pm
Poetry
Reading/Talk

el李 is a visual artist and writer who works in the space between the sacred and disembodied, a confined space which reveals nuances of dispossession, migrancy, the non/human,...

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Moe’s Books
2476 Telegraph Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94704
June 1, 2019 - 7:30pm
Fiction
Reading/Talk

Sharma Shields and Simeon Mills discuss their new novels, The Cassandra and The Obsoletes.

The Obsoletes is a thought-provoking coming-of-age...

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Green Apple Books on the Park
1231 9th Avenue at Lincoln
San Francisco, CA 94122
June 5, 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Fiction
Reading

Award-winning author Aaron Hamburger (The View from Stalin's Head, Faith for Beginners) reads from his new novel Nirvana Is Here. When his ex-husband is accused...

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Dog Eared Books (Castro)
489 Castro St.
San Francisco, CA 94114
June 5, 2019 - 7:30pm
Fiction
Reading

One August afternoon, on the shoreline of the Kamchatka peninsula at the northeastern edge of Russia, two girls--sisters, eight and eleven--go missing. In the ensuing weeks,...

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Green Apple Books on the Park
1231 9th Avenue at Lincoln
San Francisco, CA 94122