Brooklyn Historical Society offers a wide array of public programming that celebrates the diversity of Brooklyn's past and present and takes a close look at where the borough is headed. With panel discussions with Brooklyn luminaries, screenings of classic and groundbreaking films, thought-provoking talks on Brooklyn's history from new perspectives, family art and dance activities, and more, BHS has something for everyone.
The Houston Public Library is a dynamic organization that serves one of the largest service areas—both in population and area—in the United States. The library system is comprised of forty-four public service units including thirty-one Neighborhood Libraries, four Regional Libraries, three Special Collection Libraries, and four Express Libraries, as well as the HPL Mobile Express and a satellite library located at the Children’s Museum of Houston. They host the Houston Public Poetry quarterly reading series and other literary events throughout the year.
University of Houston’s MFA Creative Writing program hosts poetry nights, several reading series, and various literary readings by faculty, students, and visiting writers.
A project of the Cultural Services of the French Embassy, this bookshop focuses on books in French and English, with more than fourteen thousand contemporary and classic titles from thirty French-speaking countries. Throughout the year, Albertine hosts many author readings and events, including debates and discussions exploring popular and classical culture through a modern and global lens.
Charis Books and More is an independent feminist bookstore in Atlanta, Georgia. They specialize in diverse and unique children's books, feminist and cultural studies books, and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer fiction and nonfiction. They host frequent readings, community events and meetings, classes and workshops, presentations and panels, and literary events throughout the year.
The Cliterati Open No-Mic open mic & reading series is on the third Thursday of every month.
A nonprofit which began in the mid-1970s, the Writer’s Center hosts readings, open mics, writing workshops, symposiums, and other literary events for the Washington, D.C. community.
SALT & CEDAR is a letterpress studio in the heart of Eastern Market, Detroit. Letterpress printing is the focal point for SALT & CEDAR's investigations into means of production and dissemination--tapping into creative economies and generating fresh approaches and alliances. SALT & CEDAR is excited to host visiting artists, curate exhibitions, offer workshops, and be available to the city as a resource for the arts. We produce custom invitations, calling cards, stationery, books, and posters.
Volumes Bookcafe is an independent bookstore cafe in the Wicker Park neighborhood of Chicago. Volumes is a family-owned business, brought to life by two Chicago-area sisters whose careers have always been intertwined with books. They host monthly book clubs, open mics and comedy nights, weekly trivia, and StoryTime twice a week, along with a number of author and literary events.
Brier Books is a local independent bookstore with a curated inventory of poetry, fiction, and nonfiction books. Founded by two poets, the bookstore hosts literary events, book clubs, and community discussions.
Rainy Day Books is a full-line, full-service bookstore, carrying an array of carefully selected new books for adults and children alike. This bookstore hosts more than three hundred author events each year. Since Vivien Jennings opened their doors in 1975, Rainy Day Books has provided the Greater Kansas City community with a gathering place, a wellspring for ideas and creative thought, and an ongoing voice for literacy and awareness.