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., 12/05/2019
December 15, 2019 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm

Featuring open mike, special guests, and end-of-the-night competition.
Price: $6
Green Mill
4802 N. Broadway
773-878-5552
greenmilljazz.com

The Green Mill
4802 North Broadway Street
Chicago, IL 60640
December 16, 2019 - 6:00pm
Poetry
Workshop

All are welcome to a discussion and creative writing workshop led by Maggie Queeney.  In December, we explore syntax, the structure poet Ellen Bryant Voigt argues is “the...

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Compound Yellow
244 Lake Street
Oak Park, IL 60302
December 17, 2019 - 12:00pm
Poetry
Workshop

Read, discuss, and write poems with Maggie Queeney of the Poetry Foundation and the Jesse Brown VA Palliative Care Team. Monthly meetings are held on the fourth Tuesday of...

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Jesse Brown VA Medical Center
800 South Damen Avenue
Chicago, IL 60612
December 17, 2019 - 7:00pm
Poetry
Reading

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...

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Poetry Foundation
61 West Superior Street
Chicago, IL 60654
December 17, 2019 - 7:00pm
Poetry
Performance

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...

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Poetry Foundation
61 West Superior Street
Chicago, IL 60654
December 18, 2019 - 9:00pm to 10:00pm

Chicago's 3rd longest-running open-mic show, hosted by Pete Wolf and Billy Tuggle.

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Heartland Cafe
7000 North Glenwood Avenue
Chicago, IL 60626
December 21, 2019 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

A “live magazine” covering pop culture, current events, and American manners—part spoken-word show, part vaudeville review—featuring comedians, journalists, storytellers, and...

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4802 N Broadway St
4802 North Broadway Street
Chicago, IL 60640
December 22, 2019 - 10:00am to 11:00am

We performers are pre-booked. We feature novice as well as seasoned storytellers. On or off paper.

Free

Donny's Skybox Studio Theatre
1608 North Wells Street
Chicago, IL 60614
December 22, 2019 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm

Featuring open mike, special guests, and end-of-the-night competition.
Price: $6
Green Mill
4802 N. Broadway
773-878-5552
greenmilljazz.com

The Green Mill
4802 North Broadway Street
Chicago, IL 60640
December 25, 2019 - 9:00pm to 10:00pm

Chicago's 3rd longest-running open-mic show, hosted by Pete Wolf and Billy Tuggle.

https://www....

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Heartland Cafe
7000 North Glenwood Avenue
Chicago, IL 60626