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., 11/21/2018
November 21, 2018 - 7:00pm
Fiction
Reading/Talk

Leanna Renee Hieber is an award-winning author, actress, and playwright who has written twelve Gothic, ghostly Gaslamp Fantasy novels for Tor and Kensington Books. Cat Rambo is...

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KGB Bar
85 East 4th Street
New York, NY 10003
November 21, 2018 - 8:00pm to 10:00pm
Poetry
Reading/Performance

LIVING VOLUME - OPEN MIC

for poets, writers, and performance artists!


Every third Wednesday of the month!
hosted by Erica Schreiner

First come, first...

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The Living Gallery Outpost
246 East 4th Street
New York, NY 10009
November 23, 2018 - 10:00pm
Poetry
Reading/Performance

Come check out the Nuyorican’s most popular weekly event. Watch Hanif Abdurraqib perform and the Wednesday night Slam winners compete. Judges of the Friday Night Slams are 5...

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Nuyorican Poets Cafe
236 East 3rd Street
New York, NY 10009
November 26, 2018 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Fiction
Talk

Wild Milk is a spellbinding and dreamlike collection of short stories; an off-kilter series of otherworldly fairy tales about modernity, anxiety, and motherhood.  ...

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Mid-Manhattan Library
476 5TH AVENUE
NEW YORK, NY 10018
November 26, 2018 - 7:00pm
Creative Nonfiction
Reading/Talk

In his seventh collection of essays, The Patch, master non-fiction writer John McPhee shares a montage of reflections, reminiscences, and pieces of various lengths...

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Stephen A. Schwarzman Building
476 Fifth Avenue Celeste Bartos Forum
New York, NY 10018
November 26, 2018 - 7:00pm
Creative Nonfiction
Reading/Talk

In The Wine Lover’s Daughter, Anne Fadiman examines--with all her characteristic wit and feeling--her relationship with her father, Clifton Fadiman, a renowned...

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Book Culture
536 West 112th Street
New York, NY 10025
November 26, 2018 - 8:00pm
Poetry
Reading

Photo Credit: Scott IndermaurVI KHI NAO

Vi Khi Nao is the author of Sheep Machine (Black Sun Lit, 2018) and Umbilical Hospital (Press 1913, 2017),...

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The Poetry Project
131 E 10th Street
New York, NY 10003
November 27, 2018 - 6:00pm to 9:30pm
Poetry/Fiction
Reading/Panel/Talk

New York City’s top European literary event returns to the city for three days of conversations, panel discussions and readings, November 27-29. Now in its 14th installment,...

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Instituto Cervantes
211 East 49th Street btw. 2nd & 3rd Ave
New York, NY 10017