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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.

We reserve the right to decline any event submission for any reason. All submissions are reviewed for content prior to publishing.

Our organization is not responsible for the events in this list, or any inconvenience caused as a result of inaccurate or outdated information listed here. Please use the contact information provided on each event's detail page when making plans.

PLEASE NOTE: This events calendar is for Literary Events only. Non-literary event submissions will be declined.

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Thursday April 25 2019, 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM
 

[Event Image:  Fatima Farheen Mirza on A Place for Us]
Fatima Farheen Mirza on A Place for Us
Brooklyn Public Library
Joel Whitney
10 Grand Army Plaza
Brooklyn, NY
7182302200
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The first novel from Sarah Jessica Parker’s new imprint, SJP for Hogarth—and a finalist for One Book, One New York—A Place for Us is a deeply moving and resonant story of love, identity, and belonging...
Saturday April 27 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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Three amazing poets Jerry T. Johnson, Anne Elezabeth Pluto, Bob Quatrone to rock Brownstone Poets on Saturday, April 27 at 2:30 p.m. at Park Plaza Restaurant in historic Brooklyn Heights. Poetry grows...
Saturday April 27 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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Three amazing poets Jerry T. Johnson, Anne Elezabeth Pluto, Bob Quatrone to rock Brownstone Poets on Saturday, April 27 at 2:30 p.m. at Park Plaza Restaurant in historic Brooklyn Heights. Poetry grows...
Sunday April 28 2019, 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM
 

[Event Image:  The Very Hungry Caterpillar 50th Birthday Party]
The Very Hungry Caterpillar 50th Birthday Party
Brooklyn Public Library
Paquita Campoverde
10 Grand Army Plaza
Brooklyn, NY
7182302100
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This program will take place in the Grand Lobby. Be part of The Very Hungry Caterpillar's 50th birthday celebration and nationwide tour! Listen to Eric Carle's beloved children's book at this very ...
Thursday May 2 2019, 5:00 PM to
Sunday May 5 2019, 7:00 PM     

[Event Image:  10th annual Spring Writes Literary Festival (Ithaca, NY)]
10th annual Spring Writes Literary Festival (Ithaca, NY)
Community Arts Partnership
Robin Schwartz
8 locations in downtown Ithaca
Ithaca, NY
607-273-5072
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The 10th annual Spring Writes Literary Festival includes 43 (juried) literary themed events in 8 locations in downtown Ithaca from Thursday, May 2nd to Sunday, May 5th. Over 120 (!) local writers are ...
Thursday May 2 2019, 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM
 

[Event Image:  Poets Tina Chang, Ilya Kaminsky & Brenda Shaughnessy]
Poets Tina Chang, Ilya Kaminsky & Brenda Shaughnessy
Brooklyn Public Library
Joel Whitney
10 Grand Army Plaza
Brooklyn, NY
7182302200
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Copresented with Brooklyn Poets as a Brooklyn Poets Reading Series event: three poets on their new books. A timely, stirring, and confident examination of mixed-race identity, violence, and history...
Friday May 3 2019, 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
 

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"Intimate Ties": An Evening with P. Wortsman, K. Holzermayr Rose
Deutsches Haus at NYU
Deutsches Haus at NYU
42 Washington Mews
New York, NY 10003, NY
2129988663
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Deutsches Haus at NYU and Archipelago Books present the book launch of Robert Musil’s Intimate Ties (“Vereinigungen”), and a conversation among the acclaimed author and translator of Intimate Ties, Pe...
Tuesday May 7 2019, 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM
 

[Event Image:  Michael Ondaatje discusses Warlight]
Michael Ondaatje discusses Warlight
Brooklyn Public Library
Joel Whitney
10 Grand Army Plaza
Brooklyn, NY
7182302200
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Copresented with Greenlight Books: From the internationally acclaimed, best-selling author of The English Patient: a mesmerizing new novel that tells a dramatic story set in the decade after World War...
Wednesday May 8 2019, 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM
 

[Event Image:  Kahn Humanities Lecture: Valeria Luiselli]
Kahn Humanities Lecture: Valeria Luiselli
Brooklyn Public Library
Joel Whitney
10 Grand Army Plaza
Brooklyn, NY
7182302100
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Valeria Luiselli discusses the American border crisis and the migrants from Mexico and Central America whose stories inspired her new novel, Lost Children Archive. Luiselli was born in Mexico City and...
Saturday May 11 2019, 1:00 PM to 6:00 PM
 

Press Fest with CLMP and PEN World Voices
Brooklyn Public Library
Joel Whitney
10 Grand Army Plaza
Brooklyn, NY
7182302200
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Join us on the Plaza at the third annual Press Fest, an indie book fair co-presented by the Community of Literary Magazines and Presses (CLMP) and BPL Presents. Discover remarkable books from small pu...
Thursday May 16 2019, 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM
 

[Event Image:  Third Thursday Poetry Night]
Third Thursday Poetry Night
Poetry Motel Foundation
D
Social Justice Center, 33 Central Ave.
Albany, NY
5184820262
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A reading by poet Kendall Hoeft with an open mic for community poets. Your donation supports poetry events in the Capital District & the work of the Social Justice Center....
Sunday June 2 2019, 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
 

[Event Image:  Message from the Library with Sonia Sanchez]
Message from the Library with Sonia Sanchez
Brooklyn Public Library
Joel Whitney
10 Grand Army Plaza
Brooklyn, NY
7182302100
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Sonia Sanchez, renowned writer poet, professor and activist delivers a library-commissioned speech addressing today’s most critical issues in our local and global communities. Following the lecture, a...


Featured Events
Thursday, April 25
Fatima Farheen Mirza on A Place for Us
Brooklyn, NY
7:30 PM   |   View Details »
Saturday, April 27
Brownstone Poets
Brooklyn, NY
2:30 PM   |   View Details »
Saturday, April 27
Brownstone Poets
Brooklyn, NY
2:30 PM   |   View Details »

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