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.

ALERT: Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, some literary events are being canceled or postponed. Be sure to check with the event sponsor before making plans.

E.g., 04/06/2020
April 6, 2020 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Poetry
Reading/Talk

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED.

Anne Waldman reads and discusses her poetry.

Anne Waldman has been a prolific and active poet and...

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The New School
55 West 13th Street Theresa Lang Community and Student Center, I202, Arnhold Hall
New York, NY 10011
April 7, 2020 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Poetry
Reading

Sokunthary Svay is a Khmer writer from the Bronx. She is poetry editor for Newtown Literary, the only literary journal for the borough of...

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Espresso 77
35-57 77th Street
Jackson Heights, NY 11372
April 18, 2020 - 4:00pm to 7:00pm
Poetry
Reading

Join us for the reading and launch of the 2020 edition of the collaborative audio project, QUEENSBOUND....

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Flushing Town Hall
137-35 Northern Blvd
Flushing , NY 11352
April 20, 2020 - 11:30am to 12:45pm
Creative Nonfiction
Talk

Join us via webinar for a fascinating and thought-provoking conversation with quantum physicist, New York Times bestselling author, and BBC host Jim Al-Khalili.

With his...

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New York Academy of Sciences
250 Greenwich Street 40th Floor
New York, NY 10007
April 20, 2020 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Poetry
Reading

Join participants in Rico Frederick's spring workshop “Artitude” as they showcase original poems with graphic design elements and posters with poetry centering around...

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Cave Canem
20 Jay Street Suite 310-A
Brooklyn, NY 11201
April 20, 2020 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Poetry/Fiction/Creative Nonfiction
Workshop

If you're new to writing, returning to writing or just need to stretch your writing muscles in the company of fellow writers, this might be the workshop for you. Each session...

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WRITE IN THE HEIGHTS
As U Wish 74 Bowers Street
Jersey City, NJ 07307
April 21, 2020 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Poetry
Reading

This event has been canceled.

Bryant Park Poetry goes indoors to Kinokuniya Bookstore while it's cold out. Hear established and emerging poets read their poems at free...

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Kinokuniya Bookstore
1073 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10018