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., 10/16/2018
October 17, 2018 - 7:00pm
Fiction
Reading

Over the past decade, Simon Van Booy has been listening to people’s stories. With these personal accounts as a starting point, he has crafted The Sadness of Beautiful...

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McNally Jackson Books
52 Prince Street
New York, NY 10012
October 17, 2018 - 7:30pm
Fiction
Reading/Talk

Anna Moschovakis, beloved Brooklyn poet and longtime member of the Brooklyn-based publishing collective Ugly Duckling Presse, presents her debut novel Eleanor, Or, The...

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Greenlight Bookstore
686 Fulton Street
Brooklyn, NY 11217
October 17, 2018 - 8:00pm to 10:00pm
Poetry
Reading/Performance

LIVING VOLUME - OPEN MIC

for poets, writers, and performance artists!


Every third Wednesday of the month!
hosted by Erica Schreiner

First come, first...

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The Living Gallery Outpost
246 East 4th Street
New York, NY 10009
October 17, 2018 - 8:00pm
Poetry
Reading

Photo Credit: Ashwini BhatFORREST GANDER

Forrest Gander, a writer and translator with degrees in geology and literature, was born in the Mojave Desert and grew up...

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The Poetry Project
131 E 10th Street
New York, NY 10003
October 18, 2018 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Poetry/Fiction
Reading

Winners of the 2017 New School MFA Chapbook Contest will read: Thomas Moody, selected for poetry by Donna Masini; Parrish Turner, selected for nonfiction by Jill Bialoisky;...

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Theresa Lang Community and Student Center, Arnhold Hall
55 West 13th Street, Room I-202
New York, NY 10011
October 18, 2018 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Poetry
Reading

Rae Armantrout is the author of numerous books of poetry published by Wesleyan University Press, including Partly: New and Selected Poems, 2001-2015. Ron Silliman is...

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Lillian Vernon Creative Writers House
58 West 10th Street
New York, NY 10003
October 18, 2018 - 7:00pm
Poetry
Reading/Talk

A poet and community activist who supported the diverse cultures of Chinatown and the Lower East Side through education and artistic initiatives, including her stint as the...

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Elizabeth Kray Hall
10 River Terrace
New York, NY 10282
October 18, 2018 - 7:00pm
Creative Nonfiction
Reading/Talk

Erin Clune’s How to Leave is an uproarious memoir/tongue-in-cheek guide to leaving the cool city in which you “found” yourself and moving somewhere far more...

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POWERHOUSE @ the Archway
28 Adams Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201