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., 04/22/2019
April 22, 2019 - 6:30pm
Fiction/Creative Nonfiction
Reading/Talk

The Brooklyn Rail and Albertine Books team up and explore the underworld in an evening celebrating the newly released Vice, Crime, and Poverty by Dominique Kalifa and...

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Albertine
972 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10075
April 22, 2019 - 6:30pm
Fiction
Reading/Talk

Short stories of feminine power that blaze like Rocky Mountain sunsets. 

Latinas of Indigenous descent living in the heart of the American West are the central...

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The New York Public Library, Stephen A. Schwarzman Building
476 5TH AVENUE, NEW YORK, NY, USA
NEW YORK, NY 10018
April 22, 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Poetry
Reading

Poet Kate Farrell will read her poetry to celebrate the release of 'T' Space: Art, Architecture, Music, Poetry. The new book is published by 'T' Space, a...

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McNally Jackson Books
52 Prince Street
New York, NY 10012
April 22, 2019 - 7:00pm
Fiction
Reading

On Earth Day, join AAWW for readings, conversations, and a reception to celebrate the launch of Guernica magazine’s “Climate Fiction: A Special Issue.” Contributors...

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Gallatin School of Individualized Study
1 Washington Place
New York, NY 10003
April 22, 2019 - 7:30pm
Fiction
Reading

A middle-aged woman enters into a negotiation with her childhood best friend and confronts the damage done by their eighth grade teacher, who molested them both.

Nora...

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Books are Magic
225 Smith Street
Brooklyn, NY 11231
April 23, 2019 - 5:00pm
Fiction
Reading/Talk

Alex DiFrancesco is a writer of fiction, creative nonfiction, and journalism who has published work in Tin HouseThe Washington PostPacific Standard,...

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Alvin Johnson/J.M. Kaplan Hall
66 West 12th Street Klein Conference Room, A510
New York, NY 10011
April 23, 2019 - 6:00pm
Creative Nonfiction
Reading/Talk

In D-Day Girls, Sarah Rose draws on recently de­classified files, diaries, and oral histories to tell the thrilling story of three of these remarkable women. There’s...

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The Corner Bookstore
1313 Madison Avenue
New York, NY 10128
April 23, 2019 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Fiction
Reading

Join novelists Wil Medearis and Rachel Lyon for a conversation about gentrifying Brooklyn and the collision, collusion and conflicts between the worlds of art, real estate, the...

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Shakespeare & Co. Bookstore and Cafe Upper East Side
939 Lexington Avenue
New York, NY 10065