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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 April 1 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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Poetry Grows in Brooklyn Heights 2017 Brownstone Poets Inspiring Brooklyn Since 2005 Brownstone Poets presents Bob Heman, Rick Mullin, Hilary Sideris, and Alison Ross, Saturday, April 1 in Bro...
Saturday April 1 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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Poetry Grows in Brooklyn Heights 2017 Brownstone Poets Inspiring Brooklyn Since 2005 Brownstone Poets presents Bob Heman, Rick Mullin, Hilary Sideris, and Alison Ross, Saturday, April 1 in Bro...
Wednesday April 5 2017, 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
 

[Event Image:  Engaging the Past: Christina Baker Kline and Amor Towles]
Engaging the Past: Christina Baker Kline and Amor Towles
The Center for Fiction
Rosie Clarke
17 East 47th Street
New York, NY
2127556710
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Inspired by Andrew Wyeth’s iconic painting Christina’s World, Christina Baker Kline’s (Orphan Train) new novel A Piece of the World brings into focus the flesh-and-blood woman behind the portrait. Kli...
Thursday April 6 2017, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
 

Masters of the Graphic Novel: Blutch and Burns
New York Review Comics
Nicholas During
Columbia Maison Française 515 W 116th St, Buell Hal
New York, NY
(212) 293-1641
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French cartoonist Blutch and American Charles Burns are both known for their poignant graphic storytelling, distinctive mastering of black and white and exploration of art forms such as illustration a...
Thursday April 6 2017, 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
 

[Event Image:  Grace Paley: A Celebration]
Grace Paley: A Celebration
The Center for Fiction
Rosie Clarke
17 East 47th Street
New York, NY
2127556710
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To coincide with the release of A Grace Paley Reader: Stories, Essays, and Poetry, we’re celebrating Paley’s life with just a small selection of her friends and former students. Hilma Wolitzer, Joan S...
Saturday April 8 2017, 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
 

[Event Image:  Dorianne Laux & Dennis Nurkse Benefit Poetry Reading]
Dorianne Laux & Dennis Nurkse Benefit Poetry Reading
Verbal Supply Company
Sonni Aun
929 Columbus Ave (at 106th Street)
New York, NY
917-566-7339
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Two award-winning poets read to benefit local Planned Parenthood. Hosted by Verbal Supply Company, an audible writers' collective....
Saturday April 8 2017, 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
 

[Event Image:  IAWA Welcomes Poets Stephen Massimilla, Judith Vollmer]
IAWA Welcomes Poets Stephen Massimilla, Judith Vollmer
Ital. American Writers Assoc.
Maria Lisella
Sidewalk Cafe, 94 Ave. A & 6th St.
NYC, NY
212-473-7373
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The Italian American Writers Association is celebrating its 26th Anniversary. The evening kicks off with an Open Mic followed by two features. Since 1991, IAWA has given voice to writers through its ...
Tuesday April 11 2017, 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
 

[Event Image:  Jonathan Blow on Italo Calvino and Video Games]
Jonathan Blow on Italo Calvino and Video Games
The Center for Fiction
Rosie Clarke
17 e 47th street
new york, NY
2127556710
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In 1984, Italo Calvino was invited to give the Charles Eliot Norton Lectures at Harvard University. Before his death he was able to complete five of the six planned lectures on the imaginative possibi...
Wednesday April 12 2017, 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
 

[Event Image:  Fiction That Matters: The Story of Social Engagement]
Fiction That Matters: The Story of Social Engagement
The Center for Fiction
Rosie Clarke
17 e 47th street
New York, NY
2127556710
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How does fiction successfully explore and represent social history? What is the future of fiction’s role in such endeavors? Exploring these questions and many more will be Edie Meidav (Kingdom of the ...
Thursday April 13 2017, 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
 

[Event Image:  Darkly Comic: Fiona Maazel and Heidi Julavits]
Darkly Comic: Fiona Maazel and Heidi Julavits
The Center for Fiction
Rosie Clarke
17 e 47th street
new york, NY
2127556710
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We’re thrilled to celebrate the publication of Fiona Maazel’s new novel, A Little More Human (Graywolf Press). Critically acclaimed author Heidi Julavits (The Vanishers, The Folded Clock) will join Ma...
Friday April 21 2017, 10:30 AM to 1:00 PM
 

[Event Image:  Blood, Sweat & My Rock & Roll Years: Is Steve Katz A Rock Star?]
Blood, Sweat & My Rock & Roll Years: Is Steve Katz A Rock Star?
Temple Israel of Lawrence [nid:6
Alan Freedman
Temple Israel of Lawrence, 140 Central Avenue
Lawrence, NY
5162391140
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Legendary guitarist Steve Katz will be discussing his new book, "Blood, Sweat & My Rock & Roll Years: Is Steve Katz a Rock Star?," on April 21, 2017, at Temple Israel of Lawrence. Katz was a pione...


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Brownstone Poets
Brooklyn, NY
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Brownstone Poets
Brooklyn, NY
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Wednesday, April 5
Engaging the Past: Christina Baker Kline and Amor Towles
New York, NY
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