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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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Thursday July 6 2017, 2:00 PM to
Saturday December 16 2017, 4:00 PM     

[Event Image:  Literary Fiction Think Tank Writing Workshops]
Literary Fiction Think Tank Writing Workshops
Literary Fiction Think Tank
workshops are ongoing
Schwarzman/NYPL; and online
10018, NY
email inquiries only
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Literary Fiction Think Tank Writing Workshops  “Whole manuscript”, “close textual reading” writing workshop, “on the house” (no cost) — by invitation only A writing community that encourages ...
Friday October 20 2017, 10:00 PM to 11:00 PM
 

[Event Image:  Art School Acid Dropout]
Art School Acid Dropout
Grant Victor Lindahl
Grant Victor Lindahl
1093 Jackson Ave
Long Island City, NY
3015243246
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Grant Lindahl is a very famous Artist banned from MoMA PS1because of a super small fire no big deal. He moved his extreme psychadelic performance art sketch show to the comedy venue down the street. E...
Friday October 20 2017, 10:00 PM to 11:00 PM
 

[Event Image:  Art School Acid Dropout]
Art School Acid Dropout
Grant Victor Lindahl
Grant Victor Lindahl
1093 Jackson Ave
Long Island City, NY
3015243246
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Grant Lindahl is a very famous Artist banned from MoMA PS1because of a super small fire no big deal. He moved his extreme psychadelic performance art sketch show to the comedy venue down the street. E...
Saturday October 21 2017, 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
 

[Event Image:  3rd Brownstone Poets 2017 Anthology Event]
3rd Brownstone Poets 2017 Anthology Event
Brownstone Poets
Patricia Carragon
The Mulberry Street Library 10 Jersey Street, NYC-10012
New York, NY
9176795002
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Third Brownstone Poets 2017 Anthology Book Event A Celebration of Poetry and Prose from Poets from Brownstone Poets Reading Series Held in Brooklyn Heights The list of readers from this anthology...
Thursday October 26 2017, 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
 

[Event Image:  Word Thursdays Readings-Marwa Helal & Patricia Eakins]
Word Thursdays Readings-Marwa Helal & Patricia Eakins
Bright Hill Literary Center
Bertha Rogers
94 Church Street
Treadwell, NY
607-829-5055
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Marwa Helal is a poet and journalist. Her work appears in Apogee, Hyperallergic, the Offing, Poets & Writers, the Recluse, Winter Tangerine and elsewhere. She is the author of invasive Species (Nigh...
Saturday October 28 2017, 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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Brownstone Poets presents Saturday, October 28 at 2:30 p.m. Alan Braverman Catherine Gigante-Brown Omayma Khayat Anthony Vigorito @ Park Plaza Restaurant 220 C...
Saturday October 28 2017, 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM
 

[Event Image:  (Bard @ BPL) Going Public: The Birth and Rebirth of Erasmus Hall]
(Bard @ BPL) Going Public: The Birth and Rebirth of Erasmus Hall
Brooklyn Public Library
Joel Whitney
10 Grand Army Plaza
Brooklyn, NY
718.230.2100
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The Rethinking Education Lecture Series celebrates the launch of a full-scholarship Bard College degree program at Brooklyn Public Library. The lectures will function as open houses for anyone interes...
Saturday November 4 2017, 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
 

[Event Image:  (Bard at BPL) Elite Education? A Practical Guide for Idealists]
(Bard at BPL) Elite Education? A Practical Guide for Idealists
Brooklyn Public Library
Joel Whitney
10 Grand Army Plaza
Brooklyn, NY
718.230.2100
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The Rethinking Education Lecture Series celebrates the launch of a full-scholarship Bard College degree program at Brooklyn Public Library. The lectures will function as open houses for anyone interes...
Saturday November 4 2017, 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM
 

[Event Image:  brevitas 14th Annual Festival of the Short Poem]
brevitas 14th Annual Festival of the Short Poem
brevitas
Amy Barone
317 East Houston Street
New York CIty, NY
6469424972
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At the brevitas 14th Annual Festival of the Short Poem, poets read their best original poems of the year, which are projected; the new brevitas Anthology is unveiled; and literary fun ensues. Bob Holm...
Saturday November 4 2017, 2:15 PM to 4:15 PM
 

[Event Image:  Finishing Line Press Group Reading at Jefferson Market Library]
Finishing Line Press Group Reading at Jefferson Market Library
Brownstone Poets
Patricia Carragon
Jefferson Market Library 425 Ave. of the Americas, NYC 10011
New York, NY
9176795002
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Finishing Line Press Group Reading at Jefferson Market Saturday, November 4 from 2:15 p.m. to 4:15 p.m. Jefferson Market Library NYPL 425 Ave. of the Americas, New York, NY 10011 (212) 243...
Tuesday November 7 2017, 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM
 

[Event Image:  Isabel Allende in Brooklyn, with Aminatta Forna]
Isabel Allende in Brooklyn, with Aminatta Forna
Brooklyn Public Library
Joel Whitney
10 Grand Army Plaza
Brooklyn, NY
718.230.2100
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New York Times and worldwide bestselling "dazzling storyteller" (Associated Press) Isabel Allende returns with a sweeping novel about three very different people who are brought together in a mesmeriz...
Thursday November 9 2017, 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
 

[Event Image:  Word Thursdays Readings-Ginnah Howard & Billy Merrell]
Word Thursdays Readings-Ginnah Howard & Billy Merrell
Bright Hill Literary Center
Bertha Rogers
94 Church Street
Treadwell, NY
607-829-5055
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Ginnah Howard's work has appeared in Water-Stone Review, Permafrost, Portland Review, Descant 145, Eleven Eleven Journal, The Tusculum Review, and elsewhere. Several stories have been nominated for a...
Friday November 10 2017, 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
 

[Event Image:  Message from the Library with David Grossman]
Message from the Library with David Grossman
Brooklyn Public Library
Joel Whitney
10 Grand Army Plaza
Brooklyn, NY
718.230.2100
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David Grossman, winner of the 2017 Man Booker International Prize for his novel A Horse Walks Into a Bar (Knopf), delivers the inaugural Message from the Library, a new international lecture series th...
Wednesday November 15 2017, 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
 

[Event Image:  Philosophy in the Library: Corey Robin with Eddie Glaude]
Philosophy in the Library: Corey Robin with Eddie Glaude
Brooklyn Public Library
Joel Whitney
10 Grand Army Plaza
Brooklyn, NY
718.230.2100
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Late in life, William F. Buckley made a confession to Corey Robin. Capitalism is "boring," said the founding father of the American right. "Devoting your life to it," as conservatives do, "is horrifyi...
Wednesday November 29 2017, 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
 

The Sherlock Holmes of Non-Fiction Medical Writers
The New York Academy of Medicine
Emily Miranker
1216 5th Avenue
New York, NY
2128227301
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Medical diagnosis is detective work. In his book, The Family Who Couldn’t Sleep, D.T. Max unfolds a medical mystery of a noble Venetian family whose offspring suffered from fatal insomnia. Physician a...


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