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., 12/16/2019
December 19, 2019 - 7:30pm
Poetry/Fiction/Creative Nonfiction
Reading

Charis and Cliterati pair up the third Thursday of each month to present an inviting and fierce open mic & reading series that celebrates new voices and seasoned veterans...

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Charis Books
184 S. Candler Street
Decatur, GA 30030
January 8, 2020 - 7:00pm
Fiction
Reading/Talk

Mia Graydon's life looks picket-fence perfect; she has the house, her loving husband, and dreams of starting a family. But she has other dreams too—unexplained, recurring ones...

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Margaret Mitchell House
979 Crescent Avenue NE
Atlanta, GA 30309
January 14, 2020 - 7:00pm
Creative Nonfiction
Reading/Talk

From the author of the critically-acclaimed "A Man Called Destruction: The Life and Music of Alex Chilton," comes a blazingly intimate biography of Janis Joplin, establishing...

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Highland Inn Ballroom Lounge
644 North Highland Avenue NE
Atlanta, GA 30306
January 14, 2020 - 7:00pm
Fiction
Reading/Talk

Zoe Fishman, author of Invisible as Air, speaks with Jessica Handler.

Zoe Fishman is the bestselling author of Inheriting Edith, Driving Lessons...

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Margaret Mitchell House
979 Crescent Avenue NE
Atlanta, GA 30309
January 25, 2020 - 1:00pm
Poetry
Workshop

Registered students and educators are welcome to this free Poetry Out Loud workshop. The workshop focuses on the three aspects of poem performance, poem comprehension, and...

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Atlanta History Center
130 West Paces Ferry Road NW
Atlanta, GA 30305
February 26, 2020 - 7:00pm
Creative Nonfiction
Reading

Join Atlanta History Center for an evening with culinary historian and author Adrian Miller. Miller’s first book, Soul Food: The Surprising Story of an American Cuisine,...

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Atlanta History Center
130 West Paces Ferry Road NW
Atlanta, GA 30305
March 1, 2020 - 1:00pm
Poetry
Performance

Join us for the Metro Atlanta Regional #2 Competition where school champions from around the metro area will compete for a place at the State Finals Competition held on March...

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Atlanta History Center
130 West Paces Ferry Road NW
Atlanta, GA 30305