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NY Literary Events Calendar

Our literary events calendar is provided as a free service to organizations. Anyone may submit a literary event for listing online, and we welcome all organizations to utilize this free service to get the word out about free or for-cost literary events.

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PLEASE NOTE: This events calendar is for Literary Events only. Non-literary event submissions will be declined.

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Tuesday February 9 2016, 2:47 PM to
Sunday May 1 2016, 11:59 AM     

[Event Image:  Music for the Prose - Accepting Submissions!]
Music for the Prose - Accepting Submissions!
Music for the Prose
Kelli and Daniela
iTunes Podcast
New York, NY
555-555-5555
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Music for the Prose is looking for poems! We are a podcast which combines poetry with an improvised musical score, and for our next series, we are reaching out to the poetry community at large. Anyone...
Saturday February 13 2016, 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
 

[Event Image:  Gotham: Darryl Pinckney’s Black Deutschland]
Gotham: Darryl Pinckney’s Black Deutschland
Brooklyn Public Library
Joel Whitney
10 Grand Army Plaza
Brooklyn, NY
718-230-2100
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Gotham host Rob Spillman discusses the new novel by Pinckney, a longtime contributor to The New York Review of Books, and the author of a previous novel, High Cotton, and two works of nonfiction, Blac...
Saturday February 13 2016, 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
 

[Event Image:  IAWA Presents Pre-Valentine Passions]
IAWA Presents Pre-Valentine Passions
Italian American Writers Assoc.
Maria Lisella
Sidewalk Cafe, 94 Ave. A & 6th St.
NYC, NY
7187771178
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The Italian American Writers Association will celebrate its 25th Anniversary in 2016. Since 1991, IAWA has given voice to writers through its literary series every second Saturday of the months. Readi...
Sunday February 14 2016, 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
 

[Event Image:  Celebrating Shakespeare with BASS & Classical Theatre of Harlem]
Celebrating Shakespeare with BASS & Classical Theatre of Harlem
Brooklyn Public Library
Joel Whitney
10 Grand Army Plaza
Brooklyn, NY
718-230-2100
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Brooklyn Art Song Society celebrates the Bard by performing songs by composers who were inspired by his work, including Hector Berlioz, Ernest Chausson, Gerald Finzi, Francis Poulenc, Roger Quilter, F...
Tuesday February 16 2016, 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM
 

[Event Image:  Peter Straub's collected stories]
Peter Straub's collected stories
Brooklyn Public Library
Joel Whitney
10 Grand Army Plaza
Brooklyn, NY
718-230-2100
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Peter Straub has spent forty years at the forefront of modern literary horror. The stories assembled here represent his astonishing range and his ability to terrify, transport, and hold a reader hosta...
Tuesday February 16 2016, 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM
 

[Event Image:  Searing Novel of Love, Sexuality and Obsession by Belinda McKeon]
Searing Novel of Love, Sexuality and Obsession by Belinda McKeon
Irish Arts Center
linda quigley
Irish Arts Center, 553 West 51 Street
New York, NY
866-811-4111
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They were as close as two friends could be…until one of them went too far Irish Arts Center presents the U.S. launch of TENDER by Belinda McKeon: a searing novel of love, sexuality and obsession s...
Friday February 26 2016, 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
 

[Event Image:  Sagra del Libro: ITALIAN AMERICAN BOOK FAIR FOR ALL WRITERS]
Sagra del Libro: ITALIAN AMERICAN BOOK FAIR FOR ALL WRITERS
Italian American Writers Assoc.
Gil Fagiani
Lt. Petrosino Lodge Hall, 113 Baxter St.
New York City, NY
718-777-1178
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WHAT is a SAGRA DEL LIBRO? In past years on a Sunday in May most bookstores remained open in Italy to support and promote its writers. This initiative was called "Celebrazione dei Libri" (Celebration ...
Saturday February 27 2016, 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
 

[Event Image:  International Writers Series: A. Igoni Barrett and Sefi Atta]
International Writers Series: A. Igoni Barrett and Sefi Atta
Brooklyn Public Library
Joel Whitney
10 Grand Army Plaza
Brooklyn, NY
718-230-2100
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Author A. Igoni Barrett (pictured at left) has been creating waves since the debut of his irrepressible collection of stories, Love Is Power, or Something Like That, in 2013. Now, with his first novel...
Tuesday March 1 2016, 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM
 

[Event Image:  Jon Krakauer on Campus Rape]
Jon Krakauer on Campus Rape
Brooklyn Public Library
Joel Whitney
10 Grand Army Plaza
Brooklyn, NY
718-230-2100
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Missoula, Montana, is a typical college town, home to a highly regarded state university whose beloved football team inspires a passionately loyal fan base. Between January 2008 and May 2012, hundreds...
Saturday March 5 2016, 2:30 PM to 5:30 PM
 

[Event Image:  Brownstone Poets]
Brownstone Poets
Brownstone Poets
Patricia Carragon
220 Cadman Plaza West, Brooklyn, NY, United States 11201
Brooklyn, NY
9176795002
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Dorothy Friedman August, Thaddeus Rutkowki, and Barbara Rosenthal on Saturday, March 5, 2016 at 2:30 p.m. at Park Plaza Restaurant at 2:30 p.m. Poetry Grows in Brooklyn Heights 2016 Brownsto...
Saturday March 5 2016, 2:30 PM to 5:30 PM
 

[Event Image:  Brownstone Poets]
Brownstone Poets
Brownstone Poets
Patricia Carragon
220 Cadman Plaza West, Brooklyn, NY, United States 11201
Brooklyn, NY
9176795002
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Dorothy Friedman August, Thaddeus Rutkowki, and Barbara Rosenthal on Saturday, March 5, 2016 at 2:30 p.m. at Park Plaza Restaurant at 2:30 p.m. Poetry Grows in Brooklyn Heights 2016 Brownsto...
Tuesday March 8 2016, 7:00 PM to 9:30 PM
 

Great New Must-See Writers at Pen Parentis!
Pen Parentis Literary Salon
Milda DeVoe
The Andaz Wall Street, 75 Wall Street (Enter on Water or Pearl)
New York, NY
212-501-2031
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The Pen Parentis Literary Salon presents Great New Writers with Lauren Acampora who wrote a story collection chosen as one of the best books of the year by Amazon, Rumaan Alam whose first novel will b...
Tuesday April 12 2016, 7:00 PM to 9:30 PM
 

Pen Parentis Presents Historical Fiction of Today & Yesterday
Pen Parentis Literary Salon
Milda DeVoe
The Andaz Wall Street, 75 Wall Street (Enter on Water or Pearl)
New York, NY
212-501-2031
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Pen Parentis Literary Salon Presents Historical Fiction of Today and Yesterday with Jessica Hagedorn, New York Times bestselling author Laura Willig, and New York Times "Editor's Choice" pick Amitava ...
Tuesday May 10 2016, 7:00 PM to 9:30 PM
 

Rick Moody, Morowa Yejide & Anjali Mitter Duva at Pen Parentis!
Pen Parentis Literary Salon
Milda DeVoe
The Andaz Wall Street, 75 Wall Street (Enter on Water or Pearl)
New York, NY
212-501-2031
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Pen Parentis Literary Salon Presents our Season Closer with Guggenheim Fellow Rick Moody, finalist for the National PEN/Bellwether Prize, Morowa Yejide, and emerging novelist Anjali Mitter Duva. Autho...


Featured Events
Saturday, February 13
IAWA Presents Pre-Valentine Passions
NYC, NY
5:30 PM   |   View Details »
Sunday, February 14
Celebrating Shakespeare with BASS & Classical Theatre of Harlem
Brooklyn, NY
4:00 PM   |   View Details »
Tuesday, February 16
Peter Straub's collected stories
Brooklyn, NY
7:30 PM   |   View Details »

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