Monday 10/19: Claire Messud presents Kant’s Little Prussian Head and Other Reasons Why I Write: An Autobiography in Essays. Harvard Bookstore via CrowdCast, 7 p.m. EDT, $3.
Jeffrey Harrison and Owen Lewis join the Monday Night Poetry series. Zoom, 7 p.m. EDT, free.
Paul Legault, Claire Meuschke, and Lara Mimosa Monte join the Poetry Project series. Zoom, 8 p.m. EDT, free.
Alice Wong and W. Kamau Bell discuss Disability Visibility: First-Person Stories from the Twenty-First Century. City Arts, 6 p.m. PDT, $29.
Heather Clark presents Red Comet: The Short Life and Blazing Art of Sylvia Plath with Abigail Santamaria. Community Bookstore via Zoom, 7:30 p.m. EDT, free.
Tuesday 10/20: Karen Scott joins the Cobalt Poets reading series. Zoom, 7:30 p.m. PDT, free.
Heid E. Erdrich and Molly McGlennen join the Further Notice reading series. Zoom, 9 p.m. EDT, free.
Diane Goettel, Megan Merchant, David Maduli, Duane L. Hermann, Claudia F. Savage, and John Guzlowski join Black Lawrence Press to celebrate Far Villages: Welcome Essays for New & Beginner Poets and discuss reclaiming artistic space. Zoom, 8 p.m. EDT, free.
Emily X.R. Pan and Nova Ren Suma presents Foreshadow: Stories to Celebrate the Magic of Reading and Writing YA. McNally Jackson via Zoom, 7 p.m. EDT, free.
Wednesday 10/21: Sarah Gerard, Alisson Wood, and Angbeen Saleem join host Jiordan Castle for Pigeon Pages’ October reading. McNally Jackson via Zoom, 8:30 p.m. EDT, free.
Tess Taylor and Dana Levin celebrate ten years of The Common and have a conversation about poetics in the time of pandemic and the ecology of lockdown. Left Bank Books via Facebook, 8 p.m. EDT, donation suggested.
Diane Wilbon Parks, Clifford Bernier, Hiram Larew, Billye Okera, Liz Reitzig, and Dinahsta “Miss Kiane” Thomas join the Write Blend Poetry Circle for Poets vs. The Pandemic. Cafe Muse via Zoom, 7 p.m. EDT, free.
Thursday 10/22: Angela Chen, Athena Dixon, and Melissa Faliveno join host Brian Gresko for the Antibody Reading series. Zoom, 8 p.m. EDT, free.
Paul Lisicky joins the Readings by Writers series. Zoom, 5 p.m. PDT, free.
Jessica Abughattas, Lucia LoTempio, Dani Janae, Chelsea Bayouth, and Jeremy Radin read poetry. White Whale Bookstore via Zoom, 6:30 p.m. EDT, free.
Heather Clark presents Red Comet: The Short Life and Blazing Art of Sylvia Plath with Maggie Doherty. Harvard Bookstore via CrowdCast, 7 p.m. EDT, $3.
Miriam Bird Greenberg and Philip Metres reads poetry. Zoom, 4 p.m. CDT, free.
Douglas A. Martin and Dazié Grego-Sykes join the Segue Series. Zoom, 5 p.m. EDT, free.
Stay up late and celebrate Lit Crawl SF with The Rumpus! With readings from Tongo Eisen-Martin, Ingrid Rojas Contreras, and Monica Sok, and featuring comedy by Nato Green. Hosted by Christine Hyung-Oak Lee. Zoom, 10 p.m. PDT, free.
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