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., 01/21/2020
January 21, 2020 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Poetry Plus at Art on Madison will triple your pleasure in January with readings by two acclaimed featured poets - Chuck Salmons and Renay Sanders - plus an open mic.


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Art on Madison
14203 Madison Ave
Lakewood, OH 44107
January 23, 2020 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Come consummate with us as we open the floor and turn up the mic. Poet Russell Vidrick hosts the Visible Voice Books open poetry night every third Thursday of the month.

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Visible Voice Books
2258 Professor Ave
Cleveland, OH 44113
January 25, 2020 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm

Spoken word is an art form that encourages poems to be read aloud and performed. As a platform for spoken word artist, a Poetry Slam is a contest that encourages Poets to...

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Lake Erie Ink
2843 Washington Blvd
Cleveland, OH 44118
January 27, 2020 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Along with symbolic resistance and calls to vote, we are being served with a consistent diet of traditional political remedies and reductionist analysis.

All that this...

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Outlandish Press
9740 Madison Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44102
January 28, 2020 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Join Claire McMahon and Raymond McNiece for a monthly workshop. Bring copies of poems to share (10)! Free and open to public.

Guide to Kulchur
West 65th Street
Cleveland, OH 44102
January 30, 2020 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm


This workshop provides the forum for aspiring novelists to discuss their works in progress and receive reader reactions, all while generating or revising...

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Lakewood United Methodist Church
15700 Detroit Ave
Lakewood, OH 44107