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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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Wednesday May 25 2016, 7:30 PM to 8:20 PM
 

[Event Image:  GUERRILLA LIT READING SERIES]
GUERRILLA LIT READING SERIES
DixonPlace
Matthew
161A Chrystie Street
New York, NY
2122190736
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The Guerrilla Lit Reading Series has hosted regular readings of emerging and established authors in New York City since 2007. Because the pen is mightier than the Kalashnikov (we hope). Featuring L...
Thursday May 26 2016, 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
 

The White Review Issue 16 Launch
The White Review
Laura
The Center for Fiction, 17 E. 47th St, New York, NY
New York, NY
212 755 6710
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THE WHITE REVIEW and THE CENTER FOR FICTION are pleased to announce the U.S. launch of THE WHITE REVIEW No. 16. Please join us on Thursday, May 26th for drinks and readings from ALEJANDRO ZAMBRA and S...
Thursday May 26 2016, 7:30 PM to 8:15 PM
 

[Event Image:  CAMPFIRE! QUEER STORYTIME]
CAMPFIRE! QUEER STORYTIME
DixonPlace
Matthew
161A Chrystie Street
New York, NY
2122190736
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Join Burlesque Star World Famous *BOB* & Style Icon Dust Tea Shoulders at CAMPFIRE! Queer Storytime for tales of hilarity & heartbreak & a chance for YOU to take the stage. Burlesque Star World Fam...
Friday May 27 2016, 8:00 PM to 9:00 PM
 

The PageMasters with Colin & Michael
Strand Book Store
Colin OBrien
828 Broadway
New York, NY
2033135438
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Notoriously good readers and pretty okay writers, Michael Wolf and Colin O’Brien, host a sort of adult version of Reading Rainbow/drunk college writing workshop complete with free drinks, low-brow fic...
Saturday May 28 2016, 10:00 PM to 11:00 PM
 

[Event Image:  TEACHING TO TRANSGRESSION: THE MUSICAL]
TEACHING TO TRANSGRESSION: THE MUSICAL
Dixon Place
Matthew
161A Chrystie Street
New York, Ny
2122190736
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A night of musings on Women, Rock & Roll, Pedagogy, and Poesy written, directed, choreographed & composed by Jordan Martin featuring the psyche-jazz band Drama Section (NY) and Astrology by Alice Spar...
Tuesday May 31 2016, 7:30 PM to
Thursday June 2 2016, 8:45 PM     

[Event Image:  LEAVES OF GRASS – UNCUT TUESDAY | MAY 31 & THURSDAY, JUNE 2]
LEAVES OF GRASS – UNCUT TUESDAY | MAY 31 & THURSDAY, JUNE 2
DixonPlace
Matthew
161A Chrystie Street
New York, Ny
2122190736
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Leaves of Grass – Uncut, a solo performance by Patrick Scully, summons the spirit of Walt Whitman & reveals many sides of the 19th century poet, from furtive to fierce, reflecting his utopian dreams, ...
Wednesday June 1 2016, 7:30 PM to 8:15 PM
 

[Event Image:  PHILOCTETES.PPT]
PHILOCTETES.PPT
DixonPlace
Matthew
161A Chrystie Street
New York, Ny
2122190736
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Philoctetes.ppt is, as the title suggests, a PowerPoint rendition of Sophocles’ play. Through text, sound, images & animations, it delivers the drama of a snake bitten archer—Philoctetes—abandoned on ...
Friday June 3 2016, 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
 

[Event Image:  FEMINIST ART BOOK CLUB: CHRIS KRAUS’ I LOVE DICK]
FEMINIST ART BOOK CLUB: CHRIS KRAUS’ I LOVE DICK
DixonPlace
Matthew
161A Chrystie Street
New York, Ny
2122190736
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‘‘A few years ago, I was invited by Liliana Dirks Goodman of AUNTS to join the feminist art book club that she and a bunch of mostly dancers choreographers and artists had going. It’s casual, maybe ev...
Saturday June 4 2016, 2:30 PM to 5:30 PM
 

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Queens Spectacular 2
Brownstone Poets
Patricia Carragon
Park Plaza Restaurant 220 Cadman Plaza West
Brooklyn, NY
9176795002
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Queens Spectacular 2: Richard Jeffrey Newman, Sherese Francis, and Luis H. Francia on Saturday, June 4, 2016 at 2:30 p.m. at Park Plaza Restaurant Poetry Grows in Brooklyn Heights 2016 B...
Tuesday June 7 2016, 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM
 

[Event Image:  William Doyle PT 109: An American Epic of War and Survival]
William Doyle PT 109: An American Epic of War and Survival
Irish Arts Center
linda quigley
Irish Arts Center, 553 West 51 Street
new york city, NY
866-811-4111
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William Doyle Reads from PT 109: An American Epic of War, Survival, and the Destiny of John F. Kennedy Tuesday, June 7th, 2016 | 7:30 PM “A revealing and breathtaking account about what happene...
Wednesday June 8 2016, 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
 

[Event Image:  QUEER ART ORGANICS]
QUEER ART ORGANICS
Dixon Place
Matthew
161A Chrystie Street
New York City, NY
2122190736
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An evening of music, comedy, dancing, performance art & theatre celebrating LGBTQ performers. The June iteration will feature Chocolate Waters & Nívea Castro, J.D....
Thursday June 9 2016, 7:30 PM to 8:15 PM
 

[Event Image:  DEALER’S JOYCE – AN ALTERNATIVE BLOOMSDAY]
DEALER’S JOYCE – AN ALTERNATIVE BLOOMSDAY
Dixon Place
Matthew
161A Chrystie Street
New York, NY
212-219-0736
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Has Leopold lost his Bloom? Do you wish Molly would just say no? Are you tired of kidneys with the fine tang of faintly-scented urine? (And who isn’t?) Then join Honor Molloy, Gina Costigan, Joseph Go...
Thursday June 9 2016, 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM
 

[Event Image:  Spine Out]
Spine Out
Dixon Place
Dixon Place
161A Chrystie St
New York, NY
(212) 219-0736
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Join host Emmy Laybourne, as she welcomes novelists to reveal stories from their lives at the summer installment of the critically acclaimed literary event SPINE OUT. With audience sizes limited to on...
Monday June 13 2016, 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
 

[Event Image:  THE MOSQUITO]
THE MOSQUITO
Dixon Place
Matthew
161A Chrystie Street
New York, NY
2122190736
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Hang out at the lounge at Dixon Place, the iconic & funky east-village theatre. Have a drink while checking out an early evening collection of musicians, writers, comics & creative types doing all kin...
Monday June 13 2016, 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
 

[Event Image:  THE MOSQUITO]
THE MOSQUITO
Dixon Place
Matthew
161A Chrystie Street
New York City, NY
2122190736
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Hang out at the lounge at Dixon Place, the iconic & funky east-village theatre. Have a drink while checking out an early evening collection of musicians, writers, comics & creative types doing all kin...
Tuesday June 14 2016, 7:30 PM to 8:15 PM
 

[Event Image:  (QT) QUEER TEXT]
(QT) QUEER TEXT
Dixon Place
Matthew
161A Chrystie Street
New York, NY
2122190736
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A poetic and cultural journey exploring the rich lives of the LGBTQ community and their new literary works. Featuring Ashley Young & Tom Capelonga....
Tuesday June 21 2016, 7:30 PM to 8:20 PM
 

[Event Image:  EXPERIMENTS & DISORDERS]
EXPERIMENTS & DISORDERS
Dixon Place
Matthew
161A Chrystie Street
New York, NY
2122190736
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Fiction, nonfiction, poetry & performance texts by the most adventurous, cross-genre established & emerging writers. Curated by Tom Cole & Christen Clifford. This month, it features Becky Brown & A...
Friday June 24 2016, 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
 

[Event Image:  MYSTERIES OF MONETTE BERZOFF]
MYSTERIES OF MONETTE BERZOFF
Dixon Place
Matthew
161A Chrystie Street
New York, NY
2122190736
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Two women meet from very different backgrounds. Places they travel are shrouded in mystery. A non-fiction story that could only happen in NY....
Wednesday June 29 2016, 7:30 PM to 8:20 PM
 

[Event Image:  GUERRILLA LIT READING SERIES]
GUERRILLA LIT READING SERIES
Dixon Place
Matthew
161A Chrystie Street
New York, NY
2122190736
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This series has hosted readings by emerging & established authors since 2007. Because the pen is mightier than the Kalashnikov (we hope). Featuring Hannah Lillith Assadi, Tim Murphy & Vincent Zandr...
Tuesday August 16 2016, 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
 

[Event Image:  A Red Hen Press reading in Bryant Park]
A Red Hen Press reading in Bryant Park

Keaton Maddox
Between Fifth and Sixth Avenues, 40th, and 42nd Streets, New Yor
New York, NY
6263569974
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Join Red Hen Press in Bryant Park, NYC, for a reading featuring Victoria Chang, Andrew Lam, Seema Reza, Brynn Saito, and Tess Taylor. Read the authors’ bios here: https://www.facebook.com/events/...


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Wednesday, May 25
GUERRILLA LIT READING SERIES
New York, NY
7:30 PM   |   View Details »
Thursday, May 26
The White Review Issue 16 Launch
New York, NY
7:00 PM   |   View Details »
Thursday, May 26
CAMPFIRE! QUEER STORYTIME
New York, NY
7:30 PM   |   View Details »

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