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., 07/21/2019
July 22, 2019 - 7:00pm
Fiction
Reading/Talk

Based on the real story of a reform school in Florida that operated for one hundred and eleven years and warped the lives of thousands of children, The Nickel Boys is...

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Atlanta History Center
130 West Paces Ferry Road NW
Atlanta, GA 30305
July 22, 2019 - 7:15pm
Fiction
Reading/Talk

Join Janet Fitch at Georgia Center for the Book for a signing and discussion of her new book CHIMES OF A LOST CATHEDRAL. Marina Makarova’s epic journey through the Russian...

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First Baptist Church Decatur
308 Clairemont Avenue
Decatur, GA 30030
July 24, 2019 - 7:00pm to 11:00pm
Poetry
Workshop

Guest Artist Writing Workshop Series

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ArtsXchange
2148 Newnan Street 2148 Newnan Street
Atlanta, GA 30344
July 25, 2019 - 7:15pm
Fiction
Performance

We are pleased to present an encore performance of Jordan Is So Chilly: An Encounter With Lillian Smith, a one-woman show adapted, and performed by local actor Brenda Bynum....

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Georgia Center for the Book
215 Sycamore Street
Decatur, GA 30030
July 29, 2019 - 7:15pm
Poetry
Reading

Celebrate the summer with a reading by local poets in our Poetry Atlanta Presents series. This reading will feature local and award-winning poets reading from their latest...

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Georgia Center for the Book
215 Sycamore Street
Decatur, GA 30030
July 30, 2019 - 7:15pm
Creative Nonfiction
Reading

”Through My Eyes: A Lifetime of Memories—Southern Style”, is a collection of reminiscences from proud-to-be-Southern storyteller, Carolyne Taylor Wynne. Carolyne’s true tales...

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Georgia Center for the Book
215 Sycamore Street
Decatur, GA 30030
August 10, 2019 - 7:00pm
Fiction
Reading

From Atlanta's Susan Rebecca White, author of "A Place at the Table" and "A Soft Place to Land," comes a gripping, multigenerational story inspired by true events. "We Are All...

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A Cappella Books
208 Haralson Avenue NE
Atlanta, GA 30307
August 13, 2019 - 7:00pm
Fiction
Reading/Talk

Lisa Howorth, author and co-owner of independent bookstore Square Books in Oxford, Mississippi, visits Atlanta with her second novel, Summerlings. She'll discuss the...

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A Cappella Books
208 Haralson Avenue NE
Atlanta, GA 30307
August 13, 2019 - 7:00pm
Creative Nonfiction
Reading/Talk

Cara Robertson is a lawyer whose writing has appeared in The Boston Globe, Raleigh’s The News and Observer, and the Yale Journal of Law and the...

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Margaret Mitchell House
979 Crescent Avenue NE
Atlanta, GA 30309