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., 06/16/2019
June 16, 2019 - 7:00pm
Fiction
Reading/Performance

The 38th annual tribute to the life, love, and language of James Joyce with actors of stage and screen, noted writers, musicians, and avid Joyceans performing selections...

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Symphony Space
2537 Broadway
New York, NY 10025
June 17, 2019 - 6:30pm
Fiction
Talk

Named one of the "25 Greatest Latino Role Models Ever," this beloved actress, author, and South Bronx native takes to the stage to remember the books that shaped her and remind...

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The New York Public Library - Bronx Library Center
310 East Kingsbridge Road
Bronx, NY 10458
June 17, 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Creative Nonfiction
Talk

Join us at Book Culture on 112th on Monday, June 17th at 7pm as we welcome Alex Espinoza to read from and discuss his new...

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Book Culture 112th
536 West 112th Street
New York, NY 10025
June 17, 2019 - 7:30pm
Creative Nonfiction
Reading/Talk

Greenlight is delighted to celebrate the launch of a bold new nonfiction work by neighbor and friend Darcey Steinke! In Flash Count Diary, Steinke seeks to change the...

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Greenlight Bookstore Prospect Lefferts Gardens
632 Flatbush Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11225
June 17, 2019 - 7:30pm
Fiction
Reading/Talk

An eleven-year-old field slave on a Barbados sugar plantation, George Washington Black, or “Wash,” is terrified to be chosen as the manservant to his master’s brother. But to...

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Books Are Magic
225 Smith Street
Brooklyn, NY 11231
June 17, 2019 - 7:30pm
Creative Nonfiction
Reading/Talk

In William Stoner and the Battle for the Inner Life, acclaimed author Steve Almond examines why Stoner, now considered the quintessential American novel by...

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Greenlight Books Fort Greene
686 Fulton Street
Brooklyn, NY 11217
June 18, 2019 - 6:30pm
Fiction
Reading/Talk

Join Catherine Chung in conversation with Courtney Sullivan (Saints for All Occasions) for the launch of her remarkable novel, The Tenth Muse, where a gifted...

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Shakespeare and Co.
939 Lexington Avenue
New York, NY 10065