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., 06/23/2018
June 23, 2018 - 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
June 23, 2018 - 6:00pm
Fiction
Reading

Hannah Pittard returns to The Book Cellar to celebrate her newest novel Visible Empire.

The Book Cellar
4736-38 North Lincoln Avenue
Chicago, IL 60625
June 23, 2018 - 8:00pm to 10:00pm

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,...

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High Hat Club
1920 East Irving Park Road
Chicago, IL 60613
June 24, 2018 - 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
June 24, 2018 - 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
June 25, 2018 - 8:30pm to 10:30pm

With hosts Chris and Kirill.
Kafein
1621 Chicago Ave. EVANSTON
847-491-1621

Kafein
1621 Chicago Avenue
Evanston, IL 60201
June 27, 2018 - 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
June 28, 2018 - 7:00pm
Fiction
Reading

We will be joined at The Book Cellar by David Pepper and his political thriller The Wingman.

The Book Cellar
4736-38 North Lincoln Avenue
Chicago, IL 60625
June 28, 2018 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Poetry/Fiction/Creative Nonfiction
Talk

The Authors Guild Chicago Chapter welcomes members and non-members alike to this mingle. Come raise a glass with your fellow authors and learn more about what the Guild has to...

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The Red Lion Pub
2446 North Lincoln Ave.
Chicago, IL 60614