Women writers are invited to attend the annual retreat with Jane’s Stories Press Foundation. Workshops by Z.P. Dala, Tricia Booker, Glenda Bailey-Mershon, Samantha Ro, and more...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.
Terese Mailhot will speak after receiving the Clara Johnson Award for Women’s Literature from Jane’s Stories Press Foundation for her memoir, Heart Berries, which...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
A comedy show about drinking stories, a “critic’s pick” at Red Eye, MetroMix, and Time Out Chicago. Comedians share the mic with “regular” people, such as cops, firefighters,...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
Hugo Award-winning author John Scalzi presents THE CONSUMING FIRE, the dazzling follow-up to "The Collapsing Empire" – a space opera in a universe on the brink of destruction...read more
With hosts Chris and Kirill.
1621 Chicago Ave. EVANSTON
Join fellow book-lovers for the finale of THE GREAT AMERICAN READ, when America's best-loved book is revealed. Enjoy cocktails inspired by the books and complimentary popcorn....read more
Soprano Josefien Stoppelenburg and pianist Stephen Alltop offer a program of music inspired by the poetry of Rainer Maria Rilke, Victor Hugo, Charles Baudelaire, Pablo Neruda,...read more
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