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

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Saturday September 6 2014, 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
917 679 5002
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Brownstone Poets presents Evie Ivy, Max Nemerovsky, and Anoek van Praag at Park Plaza Restaurant in historic Brooklyn Heights. Enjoy the varied menu at this affordable family-run diner while listening...
Tuesday September 9 2014, 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
 

[Event Image:  Pen Parentis Literary Salon 12th Season Launch Party]
Pen Parentis Literary Salon 12th Season Launch Party
Pen Parentis
M.M. DeVoe
Hotel Andaz Wall Street, 75 Wall Street
New York City, NY
212-590-1234
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The Pen Parentis Literary Salon season opens with a fantastic evening of reading and conversation from three critically acclaimed authors: Julia Fierro, author of Cutting Teeth, David Gilbert, author ...
Tuesday September 9 2014, 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
 

[Event Image:  Pen Parentis Literary Salon 12th Season Launch Party]
Pen Parentis Literary Salon 12th Season Launch Party
Pen Parentis
M.M. DeVoe
Hotel Andaz Wall Street, 75 Wall Street
New York City, NY
212-590-1234
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The Pen Parentis Literary Salon season opens with a fantastic evening of reading and conversation from three critically acclaimed authors: Julia Fierro, author of Cutting Teeth, David Gilbert, author ...
Thursday September 11 2014, 7:00 PM to 9:30 PM
 

Word Thursdays - Open Mic - Lolette Kuby & Claudia T. Stanek
Bright Hill Literary Center
Bertha Rogers
94 Church Street
Treadwell, NY
607-829-5055
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Lolette Kuby moved from Cleveland to Toronto in 1999. She earned her doctorate from Case Western Reserve University and taught in the English Department of the Cleveland State University. In Toronto s...
Saturday September 13 2014, 5:45 PM to 7:45 PM
 

[Event Image:  Italian American Writers Association Literary Series]
Italian American Writers Association Literary Series
IAWA
Amy Barone
29 Cornelia Street
New York City, NY
646 942 4972
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IAWA gives voices to writers through its literary series every second Saturday of the month. Event kicks off with a 5-minute open mic followed by two featured writers: Marie-Helene Bertino will read f...
Tuesday September 16 2014, 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
 

[Event Image:  Alex Hortis
Alex Hortis "When the Mafia Ran Gay Nightlife in NYC"

Howard Williams
208 W 13th St
New York, NY
212.620.7310
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Before the Stonewall Rebellion in June 1969, the Mafia largely controlled the bars, liquor licenses, and clientele in NYC's gay and lesbian bars and clubs. The Mob had been openly doing this for decad...
Tuesday September 16 2014, 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM
 

[Event Image:  Brownstone Poets]
Brownstone Poets
Brownstone Poets
Patricia Carragon
Cafe Dada 57 Seventh Avenue at the corner of Lincoln Place
Brooklyn, NY
917 679 5002
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Jay Chollick and Su Polo at Cafe Dada, Tuesday, 9/16 at 7:30 p.m. Brownstone Poets presents Jay Chollick and Su Polo, Tuesday, September 16 at 7:30 p.m. at Café Dada. Enjoy the Old World ambian...
Thursday September 18 2014, 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
 

[Event Image:  Brooklyn Bound: Writing Kings County]
Brooklyn Bound: Writing Kings County
WNYC Radio
WNYC Community Engagement
The Brooklyn Museum
Brooklyn, NY
646.829.4469
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Join WNYC for a live interactive illustration, and a conversation on literature, identity, and geography in one of New York’s cultural meccas! Featuring authors Evan Hughes (Literary Brooklyn), Yel...
Friday September 19 2014, 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
 

[Event Image:  Third Fridays, Queens Writers Series]
Third Fridays, Queens Writers Series
Enigma Bookstore
Susan Weiman
33-17 Crescent Street
Astoria, NY
718-728-8409
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Third Fridays, Queens Writers Series Features: Peter Marra & Susan Weiman plus 5 min open mic @ ENIGMA BOOKSTORE Friday, September 19th,6:30PM 33-17 Crescent Street LIC, NY Originally from G...
Thursday September 25 2014, 7:00 PM to 9:30 PM
 

Word Thursdays - Open Mic - Mario Moroni & Cheryl Boyce Taylor
Bright Hill Literary Center
Bertha Rogers
94 Church Street
Treadwell, NY
607-829-5055
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Mario Moroni was born in Italy and moved to the United States in 1989. He has taught at Yale University, the University of Memphis, Colby College, and currently teaches Italian at Binghamton Universit...
Thursday October 9 2014, 7:00 PM to 9:30 PM
 

Word Thursdays - Open Mic - Nichole Callahan & Chavisa Woods
Bright Hill Literary Center
Bertha Rogers
94 Church Street
Treadwell, NY
607-829-5055
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Nicole Callihan writes poems, stories and essays. Her work has appeared in, among others, Painted Bride Quarterly, Salt Hill, New York Quarterly, North American Review and cream city review and has be...
Tuesday October 14 2014, 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
 

[Event Image:  Elisa Rolle presents
Elisa Rolle presents "Days of Love"
The LGBT Community Center
Howard Williams
208 W 13th St
New York, NY
212.620.7310
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Elisa Rolle presents "Days of Love: Celebrating LGBT History One Story at a Time" Days of Love is a massive undertaking, a 700-page non-fiction book that features more than 500 LGBT couples through...
Tuesday November 11 2014, 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
 

[Event Image:  William J. Mann,
William J. Mann, "Tinseltown: Madness, Morphine and Murder..."
The LGBT Community Center
Howard Williams
208 W 13th St
New York, NY
2126207310
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Best-selling author William J. Mann's latest book is an addictive tale of ambition, scandal, murder, and the modern creation of the California film industry. "Tinseltown" brings 1920's Hollywood to li...
Thursday November 13 2014, 7:00 PM to 9:30 PM
 

Word Thursdays - Open Mic - Puma Perl & Annie Sauter
Bright Hill Literary Center
Bertha Rogers
94 Church Street
Treadwell, NY
607-829-5055
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Puma Perl is a widely published poet and writer. She is the author of two chapbooks, the award-winning Belinda and Her Friends and the recently published Ruby True, and two full-length collections knu...


Featured Events
Saturday, September 6
Brownstone Poets
Brooklyn, NY
2:30 PM   |   View Details »
Tuesday, September 9
Pen Parentis Literary Salon 12th Season Launch Party
New York City, NY
7:00 PM   |   View Details »
Tuesday, September 9
Pen Parentis Literary Salon 12th Season Launch Party
New York City, NY
7:00 PM   |   View Details »

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