Join us as we welcome Joshua Mehigan for the next program in the John Barr Reading Series, made possible through the generosity of the Poetry Foundation’s first president. This...read more
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.
A nonfiction storytelling show that aims to “mix the spontaneity of an open mic with the experience of live theater.” At every installment, featured readers and open mic...read more
Acclaimed speaker REBECCA DENG tells her incredible true story to freedom in her first book, What They Meant for Evil. A lyrical,...read more
All are welcome to a discussion and creative writing workshop led by Maggie Queeney. In December, we explore the cento, a poem comprised entirely of lines and passages from...read more
A “live magazine” covering pop culture, current events, and American manners—part spoken-word show, part vaudeville review—featuring comedians, journalists, storytellers, and...read more
We performers are pre-booked. We feature novice as well as seasoned storytellers. On or off paper.
Featuring open mike, special guests, and end-of-the-night competition.
4802 N. Broadway
Join the Chicago Regional Chapter Ambassadors of the Authors Guild for a festive holiday reading and networking reception at the American Writers Museum. Acclaimed authors ...read more
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