The Odyssey Bookshop was established in 1963, and serves both the general local community and the Mount Holyoke College community. With a goal of bringing readers and writers together, the bookstore’s literary event schedule includes more than one hundred events a year for adults and children—including author signings, book launch parties, book groups, workshops, and readings—which are attended by thousands of people annually.
This event taxonomy is a Poets & Writers for a performance.
The BookMark offers and hosts a wide range of programs, events, and services, including author readings and signings, book club meetings, storytime, personalized shopping, and more.
Bank of Books is an independent, family-owned bookstore that supports the local arts community, including writers, historians, artists, and musicians. They host readings, talks and discussions, storytime, author signings, book groups, music performances, and other literary events throughout the year.
Pages Bookshop carries a highly curated selection of new books for all ages and in most genres—from history to contemporary fiction. The store also features a children's area and a section dedicated to past and present-day Detroit, and hosts frequent readings, author conversations, book talks, storytime, and performances.
The West Florida Literary Federation brings together writers and area residents who are interested in writing and the literary heritage of West Florida. They offer and host educational programs, writing workshops, readings, community programs, school poetry competitions, awards, critique sessions, open mics every third Tuesday of the month, and related activities for members and the public. They also sponsor an annual student poetry writing contest, publish an anthology biannually, and maintain the Dr. Francis P. Cassidy Literary Resource Center at the Pensacola Cultural Center.
The Noepe Center is a nonprofit organization seeking to advance the appreciation of and passion for the literary arts in adults and young people through programs that support expression, education, and the sharing of writing and literature. Noepe has a very simple mission: to provide established and emerging writers with time and space to create, and the resources and community to support, encourage, and inspire writers at all stages of their writing career. Located on the island of Martha’s Vineyard, Noepe Center serves as a writer’s residency, a writing retreat center, workshop space, and
Prairie Lights occupies three and a half floors, part of which serves as the coffeehouse Times Club. In conjunction with the University of Iowa Writers' Workshop, the bookstore hosts frequent readings and author events with visiting writers from around the world.
Writer’s Atelier is a place writers can visit to associate or network with other writers and improve their craft. They provide a variety of editing and consulting services for writers as well. The facility hosts literary group gatherings, writing workshops, book signings and readings, writing and reading groups and clubs, open mic events, and other small literary events.