Literary Art Events in Washington

Check out happening literary art events all around Washington, DC

A Conversation with Ali Wyne

Mon Oct 10 2022 at 12:00 pm Kenney Herter, The Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), Johns Hopkins University Free

Soh Jaipil Lecture Series with Gi-Wook Shin

Wed Oct 05 2022 at 03:00 pm Elliott School of International Affairs, Lindner Family Commons (Room 602) Free

Vanessa Bee: Home Bound

Tue Oct 11 2022 at 07:00 pm Solid State Books Free

Busboys and Poets Books Presents Fugitive Dreams

Tue Oct 04 2022 at 07:00 pm Busboys and Poets 450K Free

Iliza Shlesinger

Wed Oct 12 2022 at 07:00 pm Sixth & I USD 0 to 40

Facing Fragility: America's Youth and Their Future

Tue Oct 11 2022 at 06:30 pm National Press Club USD 10

Bootyful: Screening and Discussion with Rokhaya Diallo

Tue Oct 04 2022 at 05:00 pm Intercultural Center (ICC) Free

Fearless Finances - Book Tour (Washington, DC)

Sat Oct 15 2022 at 01:00 pm MahoganyBooks USD 30 to 40

Fearless Finances - Book Tour (Philadelphia, PA)

Sat Oct 15 2022 at 06:00 pm MahoganyBooks USD 30 to 40

Escaping the Taliban, One Year Later: Afghan Voices of Hope

Tue Oct 04 2022 at 01:30 pm Elliott School of International Affairs Free

Hybrid Event: Malinda Lo, A Scatter of Light, with Ellen Oh

Thu Oct 06 2022 at 07:00 pm East City Bookshop USD 0 to 24

Belmondo Retrospective: Belmondo par Belmondo

Fri Oct 14 2022 at 07:00 pm La Maison Française of the French Embassy USD 0 to 10

To Save Democracy, Make It Worth Saving: Get More Done

Wed Oct 12 2022 at 05:00 pm Bipartisan Policy Center Free

Celeste Ng and Dolen Perkins-Valdez for OUR MISSING HEARTS

Thu Oct 06 2022 at 07:00 pm Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library USD 0 to 30

The Pocket Presents: You Fool! w/ East Coast Offense + D-Steve

Thu Oct 06 2022 at 07:00 pm The Pocket USD 12 to 15

Raakhee Mirchandi: My Diwali Light

Sat Oct 22 2022 at 10:30 am Solid State Books Free

Slam Poetry @ Politics and Prose Bookstore

Wed Oct 19 2022 at 07:30 pm Italian Cultural Institute @ Politics and Prose Bookstore Free

PEN/Faulkner's Literary State of the Union

Fri Oct 21 2022 at 06:30 pm InterContinental the Willard Washington D.C., an IHG Hotel USD 75

Orhan Pamuk

Wed Oct 19 2022 at 07:00 pm Sixth & I USD 0 to 41

Open Day

Sat Oct 15 2022 at 10:00 am DC History Center Free

2022 Jefferson Lecture in the Humanities

Wed Oct 19 2022 at 06:30 pm President Lincoln's Cottage Free

IT'S A PURPLE AFFAIR LET'S PAINT THE SKY PURPLE FOR DOMESTIC VIOLENCE!

Fri Oct 07 2022 at 06:00 pm 800 Maine Ave SW Free

Gallery Talk: Singularities and Infinities

Sat Oct 29 2022 at 02:00 pm American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center Free

Busboys and Poets Books Presents "Black Hollywood" with Carell Augustus

Thu Oct 06 2022 at 06:00 pm Busboys and Poets 14th & V USD 0 to 40

Hybrid Event: Olivie Blake, The Atlas Paradox

Tue Oct 25 2022 at 07:00 pm East City Bookshop USD 0 to 30

Words Beats & Life: The Combine FINALS

Sat Nov 05 2022 at 06:30 pm Planet Word USD 10

3rd Tuesdays Open Mic | 14th and V | Hosted by: Drew Anderson

Tue Oct 18 2022 at 08:00 pm Busboys and Poets USD 5

Patti Smith: Songs & Stories

Thu Nov 17 2022 at 07:00 pm Sixth & I USD 0 to 45

Claribel A. Ortega and Rose Bousamra, Frizzy

Sun Oct 30 2022 at 06:00 pm East City Bookshop USD 0 to 14

IN-GALLERY | Strike a Prose: Overlooked

Fri Nov 04 2022 at 10:00 am National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution USD 12

Words Beats & Life: The Combine prelim competition

Sat Nov 05 2022 at 08:30 am Eaton DC USD 0 to 10

Claire Saffitz

Wed Nov 09 2022 at 07:00 pm Sixth & I USD 0 to 45

Hybrid Event: Meryl Wilsner, Mistakes Were Made, with Susie Dumond

Sat Oct 15 2022 at 07:00 pm East City Bookshop USD 0 to 23

Columbus Day: The First Peoples and Genocide - In-Person (Ed Ingebretsen)

Mon Oct 10 2022 at 01:00 pm Emancipation Memorial Free

Jon Meacham

Thu Oct 27 2022 at 07:00 pm Sixth & I USD 0 to 47

Hybrid Event: Silas House, Lark Ascending

Thu Oct 13 2022 at 07:00 pm East City Bookshop USD 0 to 34

Big Idea CONNECTpreneur Forum - October 20th IN PERSON in DC

Thu Oct 20 2022 at 07:30 am International Square USD 99 to 3,000

Deb Perelman

Mon Dec 05 2022 at 07:00 pm Sixth & I USD 0 to 45

What We Learned While Alone: Global Voices Speak to the Pandemic

Mon Oct 24 2022 at 07:00 pm National Academy of Sciences Free

Hybrid Event: Emily Oster, The Family Firm, moderated by Keiana Mayfield

Tue Oct 18 2022 at 07:30 pm East City Bookshop USD 0 to 24

John Yau: Church and Nozkowski and Their Views of the Catskills

Wed Oct 12 2022 at 06:30 pm Smithsonian American Art Museum Free

A Dedicated Space: Inaugural Legacy Awards Celebration Week Luncheon

Sun Oct 23 2022 at 11:30 am Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library USD 125 to 200

9th Hour Poetry Slam | 14th & V | 2nd Fridays | Hosted by Charity Blackwell

Fri Oct 14 2022 at 09:00 pm Busboys and Poets USD 0 to 5

Elevating Inclusion Excellence featuring Dr. Katrina Hutchins

Tue Oct 25 2022 at 11:00 am Virtual Event - Zoom USD 20 to 35

Tour! Of the Capitol Building & Congress’ Wild, Hidden History!

Mon Nov 07 2022 at 03:00 pm Supreme Court of the United States USD 23

Iron Maiden Legacy Of The Beast Tour

Sun Oct 23 2022 at 05:00 pm Capital One Arena

IN-GALLERY | Strike a Prose: Reflections of Contemporary American Identity

Fri Oct 14 2022 at 10:00 am National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution USD 12

2022 Fourth Estate Award Gala honoring Clarissa Ward of CNN

Wed Dec 07 2022 at 06:30 pm National Press Club USD 0 to 300

Walking Tour: Frederick Douglass & Howard University (7th Street & GA Ave)

Sun Oct 16 2022 at 12:00 pm Blanche K. Bruce House USD 16 to 19

Hybrid Event: Arianna Warsaw-Fan Rauch, Declassified, with Natalia Kazaryan

Thu Oct 27 2022 at 07:30 pm East City Bookshop USD 0 to 32

Halloween Ghosts Tour--Capitol Building & Congress’ Wild, Hidden History!

Sat Oct 29 2022 at 04:00 pm Supreme Court of the United States USD 23

Busboys and Poets Books Presents HOW WE HEAL by Alexandra Elle Preorder

Tue Nov 08 2022 at 12:00 pm Busboys and Poets 14th & V USD 27 to 39

Halloween Ghost Tour of America’s Most Haunted Place—the White House Park,

Thu Oct 27 2022 at 05:30 pm Lafayette Square USD 23

The Pocket Presents:The Pinkerton Raid w/ Jasmine Gillison + Dylan DelliSan

Sat Nov 12 2022 at 07:00 pm The Pocket USD 12 to 15

9th Hour Poetry Slam | 14th & V | 2nd Fridays | Hosted by Charity Blackwell

Fri Dec 09 2022 at 09:00 pm Busboys and Poets USD 0 to 5

Sponsoring and Tabling at the 24th Cardinal O'Connor Conference on Life

Sat Jan 21 2023 at 08:00 am Georgetown University USD 0 to 210

An Evening with Elena Medel & Linda Chavez

Thu Oct 06 2022 at 06:00 pm Former Residence of the Ambassadors of Spain Free

Cheryl Mattox Berry Book Signing: Mississippi Justice

Sat Oct 08 2022 at 05:00 pm Busboys and Poets Free

Building Mental Fitness Workshop

Sat Oct 15 2022 at 01:00 pm AT&T Forum for Technology, Entertainment & Policy Free

The MSRC 2022 International Black Writers Festival

Wed Oct 05 2022 at 04:00 pm Howard University Free

James Hoban Night with Author Stewart McLaurin

Mon Oct 10 2022 at 07:30 pm 419 7th St NW USD 0 to 30

Artist Talk and Screening: Tsai Ming-liang’s Walker Videos

Sun Oct 09 2022 at 04:00 pm National Museum of Asian Art Free

The Enhancers by Anne K. Yoder with guest Kate Wyer

Sat Oct 15 2022 at 07:30 pm 2467 18th St NW USD 0 to 20

Why Ukraine Matters by Fazle Chowdhury

Wed Oct 19 2022 at 07:30 pm 2467 18th St NW USD 0 to 29

Ronnie Lynn Patterson Solo Show

Thu Oct 20 2022 at 07:30 pm La Maison Française USD 20 to 30

Dhonielle Clayton Discusses The Marvellers with Jason Reynolds

Thu Oct 06 2022 at 07:00 pm MahoganyBooks Anacostia USD 0 to 20

French & Friends Multilingual Book Festival

Sun Oct 16 2022 at 10:00 am The Coupe Free

Lukas Hasler & The PaltenKlang-Choir

Thu Oct 27 2022 at 07:00 pm Sanctuary on Cathedral @ Palisades Hub USD 0 to 15

Make Your Own Vinegars with Julia Skinner of OUR FERMENTED LIVES

Wed Oct 05 2022 at 06:00 pm Bold Fork Books USD 25 to 45

Let's Talk About Publishing

Sat Oct 22 2022 at 01:00 pm American University - Wechsler Theater, 3rd Floor, Room 315 Free

Vanguard Presents Ritualz w/ Hex Me

Wed Oct 26 2022 at 08:00 pm The Public Option USD 10

Ray Nayler discusses The Mountain in the Sea

Tue Oct 25 2022 at 07:30 pm 2467 18th St NW USD 0 to 28

Sara Cahill Marron and Arden Levine

Fri Oct 21 2022 at 07:30 pm 2467 18th St NW USD 0 to 22

We Won't Be Here Tomorrow by Margaret Killjoy

Wed Nov 02 2022 at 07:30 pm 2467 18th St NW USD 0 to 18

PoP Presents: Story Salon at Bus Boys and Poets

Thu Oct 13 2022 at 06:00 pm Bus Boys and Poets Free

Germany's Transformation since 1989 and the Question of Wendegerechtigkeit

Thu Oct 06 2022 at 05:30 pm German Historical Institute Free

Black Panther: The Official Wakanda Cookbook by Nyanyika Banda!

Thu Oct 13 2022 at 07:30 pm 2467 18th St NW USD 0 to 30

Biblical View into Eternity

Fri Dec 02 2022 at 07:30 pm 1101 30th St NW Free

In Concert: Dr. Grogan at the Basilica

Sun Jan 01 2023 at 02:00 pm Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception Free

"What's At Your Core" Book Launch Event!

Sat Nov 05 2022 at 03:00 pm House of Praise Free

WASHINGTON, DC - Mo Amer LIVE at DC Improv

Thu Nov 17 2022 at 08:30 pm The DC Improv Comedy Club

WAVA Pastor's Equip Conference

Tue Nov 08 2022 at 09:30 am Museum of the Bible USD 20 to 25

Resilience in Reporting with POLITICO reporter Oriana Pawlyk

Wed Oct 26 2022 at 06:00 pm The National Churchill Leadership Center (NCLC) Free

April Ryan Discusses New Book, Black Women Will Save the World

Thu Oct 20 2022 at 07:00 pm Eaton DC USD 35

12th GW Ethics in Publishing Conference: Ethics in Action (In-Person Event)

Fri Oct 14 2022 at 09:00 am The National Churchill Leadership Center (NCLC) Free

Rumi Forum's Annual Gala and Dialogue Award Ceremony

Thu Nov 17 2022 at 06:30 pm Meridian International Center USD 100 to 1,000

End Violence Against Sex Workers, Red Umbrella Awards

Sat Dec 17 2022 at 12:00 pm Franklin Reeves Center Free

Winter Journey

Sun Dec 04 2022 at 07:30 pm St Mark's Capitol Hill USD 0 to 25

PIAF ! THE SHOW

Thu Jan 26 2023 at 08:00 pm Embassy of France in the United States USD 55

A poetry reading with Jessica Traynor and Victoria Kennefick

Wed Dec 07 2022 at 06:00 pm NYU DC Free

Osumane K. Power-Greene discusses The Confessions of Matthew Strong

Thu Oct 27 2022 at 07:30 pm 2467 18th St NW USD 0 to 26

It’s time to rethink DEI | Reconstructing Inclusion Book Launch in DC

Sat Oct 29 2022 at 05:00 pm Busboys and Poets Free

“I Wish My Dad” - Book Discussion and Signing @ Emory Fellowship DC

Sat Oct 22 2022 at 01:00 pm The Emory Fellowship Free

An Afternoon with Dave Broom: Book Signing & Tasting - Washington, D.C.

Sat Nov 05 2022 at 02:30 pm Jack Rose Dining Saloon USD 95 to 150

When Democracy Died in Darkness: German-Jewish Responses to Hitler’s Rise

Thu Nov 10 2022 at 05:00 pm German Historical Institute Free

NPC Headliners Book Event: Major Garrett and David Becker, “The Big Truth"

Tue Oct 11 2022 at 06:30 pm The National Press Club USD 10 to 40