Experience an evening of poetry with two former US poets laureate. An award-winning poet and American Academy of Arts and Sciences inductee (2013), Natasha Trethewey has...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.
Learn how a classic novel was made into an opera with Grammy-nominated opera librettist Gene Scheer. He'll discuss the process of transforming Herman Melville's magnum opus "...read more
Join us for Poetry magazine’s seasonal party. Celebrate recent issues of Poetry with contributors, editors, and the poetry curious. Subscription specials,...read more
Join us for Poesía en Abril, an annual multicultural, multidisciplinary festival celebrating local, national, and international poetry in Spanish. This year, poet, translator...read more
Calling all teens: ChiTeen Lit Fest is a for-teens, by-teens gathering that provides a safe, creative space for young adults to discover and unlock their unique voices through...read more
Celebrate National Poetry Month at the Chicago Public Library with Tracy K. Smith, the 22nd US poet laureate. She has published three collections, including Wade in the...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
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