This calendar is not a comprehensive listing of all readings in New York City. It is a curated calendar with a focus on fiction.

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The following is a select list of venues and the corresponding events pages. The calendar is filled largely through culling the listings found below.

Williamsburg & Bushwick

Pete’s Candy Store
Fireproof Bar
Word Bookstore (Greenpoint)
Molasses Books
Bushwick Bookclub
Spoonbill & Sugartown
Book Thug Nation
Mellow Pages


KGB Calendar
Housing Works Cafe
Bowery Poetry Club
McNally Jackson Books
The Strand
116 MacDougal
St. Marks
B&N Union Square
B&N W 82nd Street
B&N 86th and Lex
Center for Fiction
NYU Bookstore
Fiction Addiction
192 Books
Posman Books
92Y Tribeca
La Casa Azul Bookstore

Other Brooklyn

Powerhouse Books
Greenlight Bookstore
Book Court
Community Bookstore
Soda Bar
The Way Station
Free Bird Books


Astoria Bookshop

Jersey City

Tachair Books

Genre Specialists

Singularity & Co.
Mysterious Bookshop

Publishers’ Listings

Melville House
Akashic Books
Ig Publishing

Reading Series

Franklin Park
Brooklyn Poets

Annual Events

Brooklyn Book Festival
Zine Fest
NYC Book Festival
New Yorker Festival