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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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Saturday August 17 2019, 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
 

[Event Image:  Brownstone Poets]
Brownstone Poets
Brownstone Poets
Patricia Carragon
NYPL Mulberry Street Branch 10 Jersey Street
New York, NY
9176795002
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Second Brownstone Poets 2019 Anthology Book Event A Celebration of Poetry and Prose from Poets from Brownstone Poets Reading Series Held in Brooklyn Heights Saturday, August 17 at 2 p.m. New Y...
Saturday August 24 2019, 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
 

[Event Image:  SPF19: 2019 Small Press Flea]
SPF19: 2019 Small Press Flea
Brooklyn Public Library
Joel Whitney
10 Grand Army Plaza
Brooklyn, NY
718.230.2100
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A summer market of your favorite local publishers and magazines, SPF '19 is the sixth installment of the Small Press Flea, co-presented by BOMB Magazine and Brooklyn Public Library. SPF '19 is located...
Saturday August 24 2019, 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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Four awesome poets Bob Heman, Cindy Hochman, Carrie Magness Radna, and Miriam Stanley to rock Brownstone Poets on Saturday, August 24 at 2:30 p.m. at Park Plaza Restaurant in historic Brooklyn Heights...
Monday August 26 2019, 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
 

[Event Image:  Soul Sister Revue w/ Phillip B. Williams, Melissa Goodrum & More]
Soul Sister Revue w/ Phillip B. Williams, Melissa Goodrum & More
Soul Sister Revue
Cynthia Manick
3 Bleecker Street
New York, NY
(347) 424-1056
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Join Soul Sister Revue for its Summer event at the Von Bar where we ask "what does Soul mean to you?" Readers include Phillip B. Williams (Thief in the Interior), Melissa Christine Goodrum (something ...
Thursday August 29 2019, 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
 

[Event Image:  Green Series: Meehan Crist on Climate Grief]
Green Series: Meehan Crist on Climate Grief
Brooklyn Public Library: Leonard
Joel Whitney
81 Devoe St. at Leonard St.
Brooklyn, NY
718.486.6006
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In August's Green Series talk, writer Meehan Crist discusses how traditional notions of grief have become obsolete in the age of climate crisis. After describing how we've lost so many modes of grievi...
Wednesday September 11 2019, 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
 

[Event Image:  Narrators of September 11th: Power of the Word]
Narrators of September 11th: Power of the Word
Brooklyn Historical Society
Steven Thompson
128 Pierrepont Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201
Brooklyn, NY
718-222-4111 x236
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Following a screening of Wolfgang Staehle’s “2001,” Jessica Chen, Senior Director of Public Programs at the 9/11 Memorial & Museum, moderates a conversation with Garrett M. Graff, author of The Only P...
Monday September 16 2019, 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
 

[Event Image:  Artist Books in Action I: politics, race, gender]
Artist Books in Action I: politics, race, gender
Brooklyn Public Library
Joel Whitney
10 Grand Army Plaza
Brooklyn, NY
718.230.2100
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Join Franklin Furnace Senior Archivist Michael Katchen as he and two guest panelists take us through the ways performance and visual artists use the medium of artist books. This first event will discu...
Wednesday September 25 2019, 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM
 

[Event Image:  Billy Bragg Discusses
Billy Bragg Discusses "The Three Dimensions of Freedom"
Brooklyn Public Library
Joel Whitney
10 Grand Army Plaza
Brooklyn, NY
718.230.2100
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Co-presented with Greenlight Books, BPL Presents musician and activist Billy Bragg, in conversation with Democracy Now!'s Amy Goodman. Bragg diagnoses the crisis of accountability in Western democraci...
Wednesday October 2 2019, 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
 

[Event Image:  Artist Books in Action II: humor, satire, parody]
Artist Books in Action II: humor, satire, parody
Brooklyn Public Library
Joel Whitney
10 Grand Army Plaza
Brooklyn, NY
718.230.2100
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Join Franklin Furnace Senior Archivist Michael Katchen as he and two guest panelists take us through the ways performance and visual artists use the medium of artist books. This second event will disc...
Tuesday October 15 2019, 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM
 

[Event Image:  Franklin Furnace: Performance Is Public Artist Talk & Reception]
Franklin Furnace: Performance Is Public Artist Talk & Reception
Brooklyn Public Library
Joel Whitney
10 Grand Army Plaza
Brooklyn, NY
718.230.2100
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We welcome you to an artist talk with visionary artist and Franklin Furnace Founder Martha Wilson. Reception to follow with light fare and refreshments served. *Image above: Martha Wilson, by Chris...
Friday November 1 2019, 8:00 PM to
Sunday November 3 2019, 8:00 PM     

[Event Image:  PoetryFest]
PoetryFest
Irish Arts Center
Vivian Fong
553 W 51st St, New York, NY 10019
New York, NY
(212) 757-3318
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Curated by Nick Laird Presented in association with Glucksman Ireland House NYU Journey into an orbit of ideas and thoughts with some of the world’s most eminent poets from Ireland and North Ame...


Featured Events
Saturday, August 17
Brownstone Poets
New York, NY
2:00 PM   |   View Details »
Saturday, August 24
SPF19: 2019 Small Press Flea
Brooklyn, NY
10:00 AM   |   View Details »
Saturday, August 24
Brownstone Poets
Brooklyn, NY
2:30 PM   |   View Details »

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