Whistlestop Bookshop hosts signings, readings, concerts, parties, and similar opportunities. For regularly occurring events like downtown promotions, festivals, and my Fall Series of local history, check the What Goes Around, Comes Around page.
Brews serves craft beers brewed in Arkansas, Arsaga's coffee, a small wine selection, and locally made small fare selections. On the first Wednesday of every month, Brews hosts an open mic night called "The Human Experience," that welcomes all poets and writers to read and perform their work.
We carry an eclectic mix of books including, but not limited to: quality local and regional authors in both fiction and nonfiction, outdoor sports particular to our area, general fiction and nonfiction, mysteries, short stories, science, history, tweens, children, note cards, gifts, and more. We host a variety of literary events.
Jennifer Joel, whose clients include Chris Cleave, Joe McGinniss Jr., Evan Osnos, and Shonda Rhimes, talks about the difference between selling fiction and nonfiction, what inspires her to go the extra mile for her authors, and what writers should really want out of publishing.
Melissa Febos, Jay Baron Nicorvo, and nine other authors share their stories of the major turning points they experienced.
The second installment of Reviewers & Critics features longtime book critic and culture essayist Roxane Gay, a true powerhouse in literary circles.
BookPeople has been Texas’ leading independent bookstore since 1970. Located in the heart of downtown, BookPeople has been voted best bookstore in Austin for over 15 years. The rest of the country has caught on too; BookPeople was voted Bookstore of the Year by Publisher’s Weekly in 2005. All events are free and open to the public and include book signings and author readings.
Garden District Book Shop resides inside the historic property called the Rink at the corner of Washington Avenue and Prytania Street, in New Orleans' beautiful Garden District. We carry a large collection of regional titles—new and used; design, art and gardening books; fiction and non-fiction; children's; and signed first editions and limited editions by many regionally and nationally acclaimed authors. Events include author readings, talks, and book signings.
Terraza 7 is a live music venue and community center; the perfect hub for local art, political expressions and your favorite coffee or mixed drink. Located in the heart of Queens, New York, between Elmhurst and Jackson Heights, two locations containing the most diverse population of immigrants on the planet, is committed to a progressive model of business that grows within its community base on local values. Every night on our amazing hanging stage and 2nd floor anfiteatro , there is something for the curious-minded; either live music, a literary event, film screening or a workshop.
Since first opening our doors in 1873, we've served all Chicagoans with free and open places to gather, learn, connect, read and be transformed. We welcome and support all people in their enjoyment of reading and lifelong learning. Working together, we strive to provide equal access to information, ideas and knowledge through books, programs and other resources. We believe in the freedom to read, to learn, to discover. Our events include author readings and talks.