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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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Saturday June 23 2018, 2:30 PM to 5:30 PM
 

[Event Image:  Brownstone Poets]
Brownstone Poets
Brownstone Poets
Patricia Carragon
Park Plaza Restaurant 220 Cadman Plaza West
Brooklyn, NY
9176795002
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Poetry Grows in Brooklyn Heights 2018 Brownstone Poets Still Inspiring Brooklyn Since 2005 Brownstone Poets presents Saturday, June 23 at 2:30 p.m. Alex Cigale Joe Elliot Jim Fea...
Thursday June 28 2018, 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
 

Word Thursdays - Featuring V. P. Loggins
Word Thursdays
Beatrice Georgalidis
94 Church Street
TREADWELL, NY
6078295055
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V. P. Loggins (Annapolis, MD) is the author of The Green Cup (2017), winner of the Cider Press Review Editors’ Prize, The Fourth Paradise (Main Street Rag 2010) and Heaven Changes (Pudding House Chapb...
Friday June 29 2018, 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
 

[Event Image:  Notes from the Reading Life: Alex Gilvarry and Alexandra Kleeman]
Notes from the Reading Life: Alex Gilvarry and Alexandra Kleeman
National Book Foundation/NYPL
Mark Lee
Richmondtown Library, 200 Clarke Avenue
Staten Island, NY
917-229-9578
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Co-presented by the National Book Foundation and The New York Public Library, Notes from the Reading Life is a discussion series that brings prominent New York readers to library branches across the b...
Thursday July 5 2018, 5:00 PM to
Monday July 9 2018, 1:00 PM     

[Event Image:  A Summer Retreat for Writers: Finding Inspiration, Contemplation]
A Summer Retreat for Writers: Finding Inspiration, Contemplation
The Mariandale Center
Mariandale Center
299 N. Highland Avenue
Ossining, NY
914-941-4455
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This retreat will be an opportunity to go a little deeper into the spiritual life, as well as the writing life. Whether your writing is for personal journals or for publication, there are aspects we s...
Friday July 6 2018, 8:30 PM to 10:00 PM
 

[Event Image:  Literati: A comedy show about books (with Joe Pera!)]
Literati: A comedy show about books (with Joe Pera!)
LiteratiComedy.com
Michael Wolf
21 A Clinton Street
New York, NY
413-626-0677
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Literati is a night of comedians in character performing hilarious readings. Sophisticated, satirical, and sometimes wigs. Do you ever leave a comedy show saying “Hmm that was pretty funny but not eno...
Thursday July 12 2018, 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
 

Word Thursdays – Featuring Charlie Rossiter
Word Thursdays
Beatrice Georgalidis
94 Church Street
TREADWELL, NY
6078295055
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Charlie Rossiter (Oak Park, IL) writes, performs, and promotes poetry every chance he gets. Projects have included creating and hosting the Poetry Motel, a cable television program, with grants from...
Saturday July 14 2018, 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
 

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Poets in the Park: Poets from “Ghost Fishing" Anthology
Hudson Valley Writers Guild
Dan
Washington Park
Albany, NY
5184820262
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Celebrating nearly 30 years of poetry in July at the Robert Burns statue in Washington Park, Albany, NY. This year’s program is: July 14, Poets from “Ghost Fishing: an Eco-Justice poetry Anthology;”...
Saturday July 21 2018, 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
 

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Poets in the Park: "Coast to Coast: the Route 20 Anthology"
Hudson Valley Writers Guild
Dan Wilcox
Washington Park
Albany, NY
5184820262
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Celebrating nearly 30 years of poetry in July at the Robert Burns statue in Washington Park, Albany, NY. This year’s program is: July 14, Poets from “Ghost Fishing: an Eco-Justice poetry Anthology;”...
Thursday July 26 2018, 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
 

Word Thursdays - Featuring Susan Richmond
Word Thursdays
Beatrice Georgalidis
94 Church Street
TREADWELL, NY
6078295055
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Susan Edwards Richmond (Acton, MA) is the author of five poetry collections: Before We Were Birds, Purgatory Chasm, and Boto (all by Adastra Press); Increase (FootHills Publishing); and Birding in Win...
Saturday July 28 2018, 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
 

[Event Image:  Poets in the Park: poetik & Bob Sharkey]
Poets in the Park: poetik & Bob Sharkey
Hudson Valley Writers Guild
Dan
Washington Park
Albany, NY
5184820262
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Celebrating nearly 30 years of poetry in July at the Robert Burns statue in Washington Park, Albany, NY. This year’s program is: July 14, Poets from “Ghost Fishing: an Eco-Justice poetry Anthology;”...
Thursday August 9 2018, 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
 

Word Thursdays - Featuring Naomi Guttman
Word Thursdays
Beatrice Georgalidis
94 Church Street
Treadwell, NY
6078295055
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Naomi Guttman (Clinton, NY) was born in Montreal, where she attended Concordia University. Her book Reasons for Winter won the A.M. Klein Award for Poetry and was shortlisted for The League of Canadia...
Thursday September 13 2018, 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
 

Word Thursdays - Featuring Dan Payne and Philip Mosley
Word Thursdays
Beatrice Georgalidis
94 Church Street
TREADWELL, NY
6078295055
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Philip Mosley (Dunmore, PA) is Emeritus Distinguished Professor of English and Comparative Literature at Penn State. In 2008, he was awarded the Prix de la Traduction by the French Community of Belgiu...
Thursday September 27 2018, 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
 

Word Thursdays - Featuring Paul Pines
Word Thursdays
Beatrice Georgalidis
94 Church Street
TREADWELL, NY
6078295055
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Paul Pines (Glens Falls, NY) grew up in Brooklyn and passed the early 60s on the Lower East Side of New York, then shipped out as a Merchant Seaman, spending part of 65/66 in Vietnam. His Bowery jazz ...
Thursday October 11 2018, 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
 

Word Thursdays - Featuring Kellie Bean and Lisa Wujnovich
Word Thursdays
Beatrice Georgalidis
94 Church Street
TREADWELL, NY
6078295055
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Kellie Bean (Oneonta, NY) is a life-long lover of books and theater. In published works, on a wide array of subjects (from The Daily Show, to feminist theory, from Disney films to the works of Samuel ...
Thursday October 25 2018, 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
 

Word Thursdays - Featuring Andy Fogel and Andrea Fry
Word Thursdays
Beatrice Georgalidis
94 Church Street
TREADWELL, NY
6078295055
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Andy Fogle (Saratoga Springs, NY) is the author of five previous chapbooks of poetry, most recently The Last Apprenticeship (White Knuckle Press) and The Neighborhood We Left (Finishing Line Press). O...
Thursday November 8 2018, 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
 

Word Thursdays - Featuring George Drew
Word Thursdays
Beatrice Georgalidis
94 Church Street
TREADWELL, NY
6078295055
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George Drew (Poestenkill, NY) is the author of The View from Jackass Hill, 2010 winner of the X. J. Kennedy Poetry Prize, Texas Review Press; which also published Down & Dirty (2015), and his New & Se...


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Thursday, June 28
Word Thursdays - Featuring V. P. Loggins
TREADWELL, NY
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Friday, June 29
Notes from the Reading Life: Alex Gilvarry and Alexandra Kleeman
Staten Island, NY
6:30 PM   |   View Details »
Thursday, July 5
A Summer Retreat for Writers: Finding Inspiration, Contemplation
Ossining, NY
5:00 PM   |   View Details »

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