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., 06/16/2019
June 18, 2019 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Poetry/Fiction
Reading

Reading with Will Alexander, Jonathan Durbin, Kelly Fordon, Cliff Garstang, and Myla Goldberg. Delicious food and literary cocktails. For more information or to make...

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Bo's Kitchen
6 W. 24th Street
New York, NY 10010
June 18, 2019 - 6:30pm
Poetry
Reading/Talk/Performance

Join us for an unforgettable evening celebrating legendary singer-songwriter Paul Simon for his magnificent musical achievement and legacy and the visionary leader of the...

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The New York Botanical Garden
2900 Southern Boulevard
Bronx, NY 10458
June 18, 2019 - 6:30pm
Poetry/Fiction/Creative Nonfiction
Reading/Talk

Join us for a very special event this summer solstice. Presented by ISSUE Project Room 2019 Suzanne Fiol Curatorial Fellow Benedict Nguyenvery peak...

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Asian American Writers’ Workshop
112 West 27th Street 6th Floor
New York, NY 10001
June 18, 2019 - 7:00pm
Fiction
Reading/Talk

In the years since his daughter Vanessa moved to America to become a professor of philosophy, Alan Querry has never been to visit. He has been too busy at home in northern...

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Strand Books
828 Broadway
New York, NY 10003
June 18, 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Poetry
Reading

Join us for Bryant Park Reading Room's Poetry Series. 

Featuring the poets: James B. Nicola, Matt Pasca, Joseph Stanton, and Pramila Venkateswaran....

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Bryant Park Reading Room
Bryant Park 42nd Street by Sixth Avenue
New York, NY 10018
June 18, 2019 - 7:00pm
Fiction/Creative Nonfiction
Reading/Talk

Julie Orringer and Lewis Hyde will discuss history, memory, and other common themes in their new books, The Flight Portfolio (Orringer) and A Primer for Forgetting...

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The Center for Fiction
15 Lafayette Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11217
June 18, 2019 - 7:00pm
Fiction
Reading/Talk

Beginning in the 1950s, The Travelers rapidly bounds back and forth through time, featuring pivotal moments in American history, from the civil rights movement to the...

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McNally Jackson Books Williamsburg
76 North 4th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11249