Reading Series Events & Story Slams Get Booked

By Maryann Yin Comment

Here are some literary events to jump-start your week. To get your event posted on our calendar, visit our Facebook Your Literary Event page. Please announce your event one week prior to its date.

The next session of the Franklin Reading Series will feature debut novelists, poetry, comics, candy and cheap beer. Join them at the Franklin Park Bar & Beer Garden on Monday, March 12th starting 7 p.m. (Brooklyn, NY)

The Pen Parentis literary series will feature three writers, delicious wine and great conversation. Check it out at Gild Hall inside the Thompson Hotel on Tuesday, March 13th starting 7 p.m. (New York, NY)

The Moth’s next story slam session will revolve around the topic of “marriage.” Hear those 10 stories on Tuesday, March 13th starting 7 p.m. (New York, NY)

Litquake will be hosting a conversation event with a novelist, essayist, New York Times book review columnist Geoff Dyer and film critic David Thomson. Hear them at Tosca Cafe on Wednesday, March 14th starting 7 p.m. (San Francisco, CA)

Six YA authors will be discussing “Great Teen Reads for Spring.” Join them at Books of Wonder on Sunday, March 18th starting 1 p.m. (New York, NY)

Author Steve Light will be hosting a reading of his book Trains & Trucks Go! and a paint-a-long session. See him at the powerHouse Arena on Sunday, March 18th starting 3 p.m. (Brooklyn, NY)