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., 08/22/2019
August 22, 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Creative Nonfiction
Workshop

Workshops geared to sharpen, polish, and improve your skills as a writer

Creative Essay I
with Miranda McLeod

This event is free and open to...

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Bryant Park Reading Room
Bryant Park
Manhattan, NY 10018
August 22, 2019 - 7:30pm to 10:00pm
Poetry/Fiction/Creative Nonfiction
Reading

https://secretloftpoetry19.eventbrite.com/

A showcase of poets and writers at Secret Loft. Grab a seat in our cozy loft and enjoy an evening of poetry and short fiction...

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Secret Loft
137 W 14th Street Buzzer "Secret Loft", 2nd Floor
New York, NY 10011
August 22, 2019 - 7:30pm
Fiction
Reading/Talk

Morbidly funny, subversive, and startling, Hard Mouth, the debut novel from 2018 NEA Creative Writing Fellow Amanda Goldblatt, unpacks what it means to live while...

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Greenlight Bookstore
686 Fulton Street
Brooklyn, NY 11217
August 24, 2019 - 2:30pm to 5:30pm
Poetry
Reading

 

Four awesome poets Bob Heman, Cindy Hochman, Carrie Magness Radna, and Miriam Stanley to rock Brownstone Poets on Saturday, August 24 at 2:30 p.m. at Park Plaza...

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Park Plaza Restaurant
220 Cadman Plaza West, Brooklyn, NY, United States 11201 220 Cadman Plaza West, Brooklyn, NY, United States 11201
Brooklyn, NY 11201
August 25, 2019 - 3:00pm
Fiction
Reading/Performance

Greenlight Bookstore is honored to partner with NY Writers Coalition and Akashic Books to present the 15th annual Fort Greene Summer Literary Festival...

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Roulette Intermedium
509 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11217
August 25, 2019 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm
Poetry/Fiction/Creative Nonfiction
Reading/Performance

NY Writers Coalition (NYWC), Greenlight Bookstore & Akashic Books present the 15th Annual Fort Greene Summer Literary Festival. This year we'll gather at Roulette (...

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Roulette
509 Atlantic Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11217
August 27, 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Poetry
Reading

Join us for Bryant Park Reading Room's Poetry Series. This week's reading is produced in partnership with Red Hen Press.

Featuring the poets: Francesca...

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Bryant Park Reading Room
Bryant Park 42nd Street by Sixth Avenue
New York, NY 10018
August 27, 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Poetry
Reading

Come to celebrate with Red Hen Press underneath the London Plane trees in Bryant Park. Five of America’s renowned and emerging poets, including Matty Layne Glasgow, Mark Doty,...

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Bryant Park Reading Room
W 42nd St. W 42nd St.
New York, NY 10018