Showcasing dedicated, professional artists, Vermillion offers art, wine, beer, cocktails, and a daily seasonal menu in a unique, comforting setting. The space hosts a variety of events including art openings, live music, and literary and poetry readings.
Kick Butt Coffee is a café by day and a bar by night that hosts poetry open mics among other events.
Hosted by BooTown, the Grown-up Storytime series takes place the third Tuesday of every month with two shows, one at 8:00 PM and another at 10:00 PM, at Rudyard’s British Pub. BooTown selects stories sent in by writers and assigns them to story readers. There is a $5 entrance fee.
Poison Pen brings in three locally and nationally recognizable writers of poetry, fiction, and nonfiction to read at Poison Girl Bar on the last Thursday of each month. Readings begins at 8:30 PM.
The Isaac Taylor Garden is an events venue in the historic district of downtown New Bern. On Wednesdays in August and September, open mic events in the outdoor garden showcase creative talent. The open mic is free and open to the public from 6:00 - 9:00 PM.
Housed in a former foundry, Trent River Coffee Company has a full coffee bar and retail coffee shop, serves pastries and breads, and hosts a poetry open mic event on the first Tuesday of every month.
N7 is a creamery, cafe, and bakery that holds a regular open mic poetry event, Coffee & Poets, every second Thursday of the month at 7:00 PM. The event series is hosted by the Depot Open Mic and Lionlike Mindstate.
Since 1984, Trident Booksellers & Cafe has been a cornerstone of community in Boston’s Back Bay neighborhood. They have a two-story business with a full menu, host parties in their upstairs dining room, and readings by up-and-coming authors.
A bookshop for wine lovers. A wine bar and cafe for book shoppers. BookBar is an independent bookstore in the Tennyson Street arts district of Denver, Colorado, a place to read and sip or meet and discuss. The shop hosts unique literary events, book clubs, and community meetings.
Browse for the books you love to read at The Book Cellar, an independent bookstore in Chicago's Lincoln Square which features books by first-time authors, local authors, and more. They also offer wine by the glass, cozy couches, and delicious café fare. The Book Cellar welcomes book clubs and discussion groups.