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., 02/17/2020
February 19, 2020 - 6:00pm to 10:00pm
Poetry/Fiction/Creative Nonfiction
Reading

Each spring, the Creative Writing Program hosts a book party to celebrate alumni & faculty book publications from the previous year. This year, we celebrate nearly...

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The New School
55 West 13th Street Theresa Lang Community and Student Center, Arnhold Hall, Room I-202
New York, NY 10011
February 19, 2020 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Fiction
Workshop/Talk

CRAFTED x Riverhead is back to celebrate short stories during the shortest month! Our second event, CRAFTED x Riverhead: bijou, is a DIY earring workshop...

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Brooklyn Roasting Company
25 Jay St
Brooklyn, NY 11201
February 19, 2020 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Fiction
Reading

Doors open 30 minutes before the start of the event.

From the award-winning author of Together Tea—a debut novel hailed as “compassionate,...

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Strand Books
828 Broadway at 12th Street
New York, NY 10003
February 19, 2020 - 7:00pm
Fiction
Reading/Talk

A ghostly feminist fable, Amina Cain’s Indelicacy is the story of a woman navigating between gender and class roles to empower herself and fulfill her dreams...

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McNally Jackson Books Williamsburg
76 N 4th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11249
February 19, 2020 - 8:00pm to 9:00pm
Creative Nonfiction
Reading

Join novelists, poets, playwrights, essayists, journalists — as they sail backward in time, to mysterious ports of recall, when they read brief selections from their writings...

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The National Arts Club
15 Gramercy Park South 15 Gramercy Park South
New York, NY 10003
February 20, 2020 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Poetry
Reading

Join Book Culture LIC on Thursday, February 20th at 6:30pm for an evening of poetry with Stacie Seidl, to celebrate the...

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Book Culture LIC
26-09 Jackson Ave
Long Island City, NY 11101
February 20, 2020 - 6:30pm to 9:00pm
Poetry
Reading

Poetry readings by James Cagney, Xandria Phillips, and Cedric Tillman.

James Cagney is a poet from Oakland, California. He has appeared at...

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The New School
65 West 11th Street Eugene Lang College, Wollman Hall, Room B500
New York, NY 10011
February 20, 2020 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm
Creative Nonfiction
Reading/Performance

Regular open-mic storytelling competitions. Open to anyone with a five-minute story to share on the night's theme. Come tell a story, or just enjoy the show!

10 stories...

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Housing Works Bookstore Cafe
126 Crosby St
New York, NY 10012
February 21, 2020 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Poetry
Reading/Talk

Dobby Gibson is the author of Polar, which won the Alice James Award; Skirmish; and It Becomes You, which was shortlisted for the Believer Poetry Award. All three books were...

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Lillian Vernon Creative Writers House
58 West 10th Street between 5th and 6th Avenues
New York, NY 10003