Gulliver’s Books is an independent bookstore that sells a wide variety of new and used books, as well as e-books. Located on the top floor, the Second Story Café sells food and coffee and provides board games for customers to play. Gulliver’s also sells tickets to many local concerts, comedy shows, and other events. Bookstore hours are Monday through Friday 9 AM to 9 PM, Saturday 9 AM to 8 PM, and Sunday 11 AM to 6 PM. The café is open Monday through Saturday 9 AM to 7 PM and Sunday 11 AM to 5 PM.
Dixon Place, a nonprofit organization, was founded in 1986 to provide a space for literary and performing artists to create and develop new works in front of a live audience.
Bowery Poetry is home to poets, writers, and artists of diverse talents and skill sets. The venue is run by Bowery Arts + Science, a nonprofit organization that encourages cooperation and advancement among artists and cultural workers, aims to develop and produce works by emerging poets and performers, and promote the exploration, improvement, and advancement of the arts as a changemaking force in society.
A unique literary experience where audiences can drink local microbrews while listening to local masterpieces. Join us the first Tuesday of every month to find out why literature is better with beer.
The Kraken Reading Series is an independent reading series based in Denton, TX, and features poets from across the country. The series is especially dedicated to poets putting out their first books and expanding their audiences. All readings take place at Paschall at 122 N Locust St on Denton Square (above Andy's Bar). Readings begin at 6 PM sharp, and are free and open to the public. Per venue policy, all attendees must be 21 or over to enter Paschall.
Poetic Underground is a hot spot for fresh voices and powerful performance poetry. Rotating open mic hosts and a Poetry Slam, Inc accredited slam (PoUnd SLAM on 1st Wed's), along with special events featuring nationally acclaimed poets makes this a stellar spot for spoken word.
Housing Works Bookstore Cafe is one of downtown New York’s most vital cultural institutions, presenting an eclectic mix of events -- from readings and concerts to comedy nights and storytelling competitions – featuring many of today’s most exciting artists. The bookstore is staffed almost entirely by volunteers and 100 percent of its profits go to Housing Works, Inc., which provides housing, healthcare, job training, and advocacy for New Yorkers living with HIV/AIDS.
Over a hundred fair trade, organic, and single estate teas, Té also has a delicious selection of fresh-made foods from international recipes. Located in the eclectic Montrose area, Té has become a popular place for reading groups, a respite for writers, and its Monday night open mic provides an opportunity for local musicians and poets to perform in front of an intimate, friendly crowd.
Tattered Cover Book Store has grown over forty-three years into one of the premier bookstores in America, with four unique locations in the Denver Metro area (LoDo, Colfax, Littleton, and in Union Station). The stores are filled with antique furniture and lots of nooks and crannies for browsing and reading. Tattered Cover has decades of experience hosting authors, averaging nearly 500 writers, illustrators, celebrities and other special guests each year. We sell e-books, new and used books, bargain books, and rare collectible editions.
We host a variety of artistic events from visual art exhibits and theatre to spoken word and indie film events.