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 a live event, please be sure to get in touch with the contact person listed to confirm the time and place for the event.

Note: You can now add and view online as well as live events. Choose from the filter below to view online or live events.

ALERT: Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, some literary events are being canceled or postponed. Be sure to check with the event sponsor before making plans.

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05/30/2020 - 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 North Broadway Street
Chicago, IL 60640
05/31/2020 - 10:00am to 11:00am

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

Free

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1608 North Wells Street
Chicago, IL 60614
05/31/2020 - 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

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4802 North Broadway Street
Chicago, IL 60640
06/04/2020 - 7:30pm to 8:30pm

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...

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4000 North Sheridan Road
Chicago, IL 60613
06/06/2020 - 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 North Broadway Street
Chicago, IL 60640
06/07/2020 - 10:00am to 11:00am

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

Free

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1608 North Wells Street
Chicago, IL 60614
06/07/2020 - 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

read more
4802 North Broadway Street
Chicago, IL 60640