See T.S Eliot’s Murder in the Cathedral in a newly-staged reading by Curious Theatre Branch, featuring Richard Beau O’Reilly, Jenny Magnus, Troy Martin, and...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.
Join us for the launch of Ours Poetica, a new video series that captures the intimate experience of holding a poem in your hands and hearing it read by a distinctive—...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
The Open Door series presents work from Chicago’s new and emerging poets and highlights the area’s outstanding writing programs. Each hour-long event features readings by two...read more
Join us for a reading with poet, short story writer, and scholar Harryette Mullen. She has published eight poetry books, including Urban Tumbleweed: Notes from a...read more