Literary Art Events in Washington

Check out happening literary art events all around Washington, DC

Cherry Blossoms! And the Capitol Building & Congress’s Wild, Hidden History

Sun Mar 24 2024 at 04:00 pm Ulysses S. Grant Memorial USD 23

The Annual British Conquest and Burning of Washington Tour, Aug 24 DC”

Sat Aug 24 2024 at 05:30 pm InterContinental the Willard Washington D.C., an IHG Hotel USD 24

Julie Farnam: Domestic Darkness

Thu Mar 07 2024 at 06:00 pm City Tavern Free

Hybrid Event: Kurds in Iraq, Iran, Syria, and Turkey

Mon Mar 11 2024 at 05:00 pm Bunn Intercultural Center 662 Free

Meet Me in the Middle!

Thu Mar 14 2024 at 05:30 pm Busboys and Poets - Brookland Free

How Sanctions Work: Iran and the Impact of Economic Warfare

Thu Mar 07 2024 at 12:00 pm Johns Hopkins University - School of Advanced International Studies Free

The Literary Arts! - Master Class Series Workshop

Sat Mar 09 2024 at 12:00 pm Smithsonian American Art Museum Free

AFROFUTURISM | A Busboys and Poets Books Presentation

Sun Mar 17 2024 at 05:00 pm Busboys and Poets 14th & V Free

Lilac Peril Anthology Reading

Fri Mar 29 2024 at 07:30 pm Lost City Books Free

Poetry Night

Fri Mar 08 2024 at 05:00 pm L. Ron Hubbard House Free

Local Authors Reading

Sat Mar 23 2024 at 12:00 pm Petworth Neighborhood Library, Kansas Avenue Northwest, Washington, DC, USA Free

Meet & Greet with Mindy Thomas & Guy Raz - WOW IN THE WORLD : WOW in Space

Sun Mar 17 2024 at 11:00 am Politics and Prose at The Wharf Free

The American University Student Writing Spotlight

Tue Mar 26 2024 at 07:00 pm Kramers Free

Black Children's Book Fest: Chapter 2

Sat Mar 30 2024 at 12:00 pm Thurgood Marshall Center for Service and Heritage Free

Author Event: Rick Stack

Sat Mar 30 2024 at 03:00 pm The Potter's House Free

BOOK SIGNING & CHAT WITH "RUNNING MATES" AUTHOR EMILY LOCKER

Thu Mar 07 2024 at 05:00 pm Proper Topper Free

Pure Poetry Live ft. Black Chakra

Thu Mar 07 2024 at 06:30 pm Karma DC Live Music Venue USD 15 to 175

Ayahuasca, Trauma Medicine and Sacrament: Greg Wrenn Reads from MOTHERSHIP

Sun Apr 07 2024 at 01:00 pm Temple Mother Earth Free

Author Event: Julia Ridley Smith & Martha Anne Toll

Fri May 10 2024 at 06:00 pm The Potter's House Free

Ghost Pains by Jessi Jezewska Stevens

Mon Mar 11 2024 at 07:00 pm Lost City Books Free

2024 DC Poet Project - My Mind Is Home

Sat Mar 09 2024 at 01:00 pm Anacostia Neighborhood Library Free

“Perfume & Pain” with Anna Dorn

Thu May 16 2024 at 06:30 pm Busboys and Poets 14th & V Free

Secret Door After Hours - Only Museum Open Late

Wed Mar 06 2024 at 04:00 pm The Mansion on O & O Street Museum USD 5 to 161

The Werewolf at Dusk: And Other Stories by David Small

Fri Mar 15 2024 at 07:00 pm Lost City Books Free

GOOD THINGS | A Busboys and Poets Children's Book Discussion

Sun Mar 10 2024 at 04:00 pm Busboys and Poets 14th & V Free

Leslie T. Chang in conversation on Egyptian Made

Tue Mar 19 2024 at 07:00 pm Solid State Books USD 0 to 33

DC Writers' Salon: Queer Writers' Social

Fri Mar 15 2024 at 07:00 pm DC Writers’ Salon Free

Archive of Tongues: An Intimate History of Brownness by Moon Charania

Thu May 02 2024 at 07:00 pm Lost City Books Free

Book launch party for Brandon Douglas and Dipped in Cerulean

Sat Mar 09 2024 at 04:00 pm 300 Morse St NE, Washington, DC 20002

Book launch party for Brandon Douglas and Dipped in Cerulean

Sat Mar 09 2024 at 04:00 pm Marcellino at The Gantry USD 0 to 15

Against Forgetting: Bearing Witness through Pandemic Narratives

Wed Mar 06 2024 at 04:00 pm 1957 E St NW, Washington, DC, USA Free

Diem Jones and Francesco Garri Garripoli

Sun Mar 24 2024 at 02:00 pm The Mansion on O & O Street Museum USD 5 to 161

An Evening with Von Diaz and Nycci Nellis for ISLAS

Tue Mar 19 2024 at 07:00 pm Bold Fork Books USD 8 to 40

The Skunks by Fiona Warnick

Tue Jun 04 2024 at 07:00 pm Lost City Books Free

What was Hamas Thinking?: Gaza Lecture Series

Thu Mar 21 2024 at 06:00 pm Busboys and Poets 450K Free

Book Talk & Conversation With Abu B. Rafique & Qursam Qasim

Wed Mar 06 2024 at 06:30 pm Creative Grounds DC Free

Hybrid Event: Malcolm Harris, Palo Alto

Wed Apr 03 2024 at 07:00 pm East City Bookshop USD 0 to 29

PUNCH.BOOK.LOVE.CLUB

Wed Mar 20 2024 at 07:00 pm Méli Wine & Mezze, Columbia Road Northwest, Washington, DC, USA USD 2 to 30

Hybrid Event: Adib Khorram, The Breakup Lists

Tue Apr 02 2024 at 07:00 pm East City Bookshop USD 0 to 26

2024 DC Poet Project - Horoscopes and Rabbit Holes

Sat Mar 23 2024 at 01:00 pm Anacostia Neighborhood Library Free

Spring Poetry Slam in the Garden

Sat Apr 06 2024 at 02:00 pm Washington Youth Garden, US National Arboretum Free

FROM INTENTION TO IMPACT | A Busboys and Poets Books Presentation

Mon Mar 11 2024 at 06:00 pm Busboys and Poets 14th & V Free

SHE ALWAYS WINS | A Busboys and Poets Books Presentation

Sun Mar 17 2024 at 06:00 pm Busboys and Poets Takoma Free

The Inner Loop March Reading

Tue Mar 19 2024 at 07:30 pm Shaw's Tavern Free

An Evening with Olga Massov, Sanaë Lemoine and Carey Polis for HOT SHEET

Thu Mar 07 2024 at 07:00 pm Bold Fork Books USD 5 to 33

SMWS Tasting Panel Experience with Charlie MacLean - Washington, D.C.

Tue Mar 19 2024 at 05:00 pm Jack Rose Dining Saloon USD 115

WANDER WOMAN Launch Party + Women's History Month Celebration!

Wed Mar 27 2024 at 07:00 pm Hook Hall Free

2024 Mergen-Palmer Distinguished Lecture // Prof. Karen Tongson

Mon Apr 08 2024 at 04:00 pm 2201 G St NW Free

Rogue Prosecutors: The Undermining of Law and Order in American Cities

Mon Mar 11 2024 at 06:30 pm Hillsdale College Allan P. Kirby, Jr. Center

HERstory Poetry Slam!! WOWPS Edition| Anacostia | Hosted by:KaNikki Jakarta

Sat Mar 16 2024 at 07:00 pm Busboys and Poets USD 0 to 15

The Inner Loop's 10th Anniversary Reading

Tue Apr 16 2024 at 07:30 pm Sonny's Pizza Free

Sexual Pleasure as Feminist Choice

Thu Apr 18 2024 at 05:00 pm Intercultural Center (ICC) Free

CHOCOLATES FOR MARY JULIA | A Busboys and Poets Books Presentation

Mon Mar 18 2024 at 06:00 pm Busboys and Poets 450K Free

Tommy Orange — WANDERING STARS with Kaveh Akbar at Sidwell

Fri Mar 08 2024 at 07:00 pm Sidwell Friends Meeting House USD 45

Zionism, Liberalism and Genocide : Gaza Lecture Series

Tue Apr 30 2024 at 06:00 pm Busboys and Poets 450K Free

Patriotic Millionaires Spring Symposium: How to Fix Everything

Tue Apr 09 2024 at 04:00 pm Headquarters: Hamilton Hotel DC USD 750

"Transplant" and "Leda's Daughters" | Busboys and Poets Books

Sun Apr 07 2024 at 06:00 pm Busboys and Poets Takoma Free

Book Lecture: Revealing Secrets

Tue Mar 05 2024 at 05:00 pm The Institute of World Politics USD 0 to 1,000

NO LONGER SILENT | A Busboys and Poets Books Presentation

Sun Apr 21 2024 at 06:00 pm Busboys and Poets 14th & V Free

FROM PONDERING TO PUBLISHING

Fri Mar 15 2024 at 08:00 am Foggy Bottom USD 797 to 997

Hybrid Event: Stephanie Dray, Becoming Madam Secretary

Tue Mar 12 2024 at 07:00 pm East City Bookshop USD 0 to 35

AVA & MAE OWN A LEMONADE STAND | A Busboys and Poets Books Discussion

Sun Apr 28 2024 at 06:00 pm Busboys and Poets 14th & V Free

P&P Salon: How the Word is Passed with Clint Smith

Thu Mar 28 2024 at 07:00 pm Politics and Prose Bookstore USD 25

In-Store Event: Kennedy Ryan, This Could Be Us, Signing Line

Sat Mar 09 2024 at 10:00 am East City Bookshop USD 18

Jamie Lee (March 8-9)

Fri Mar 08 2024 at 07:30 pm The DC Improv Comedy Club

Ides of March Assassinations and Assaults Tour of Lafayette Square DC!

Fri Mar 15 2024 at 11:30 am Winder Building c. White House USD 24

MARCH MADDNESS SHOWCASE

Sat Mar 23 2024 at 07:00 pm Simple Bar and Grill USD 10

In-Store Event: Carley Fortune, This Summer Will Be Different

Wed May 08 2024 at 06:00 pm East City Bookshop USD 19

Hybrid Event: Robin Peguero, One in the Chamber

Mon Mar 25 2024 at 07:00 pm East City Bookshop USD 0 to 35

Hybrid Event: Stuart Gibbs, Evil Spy School the Graphic Novel

Thu Mar 07 2024 at 07:00 pm East City Bookshop USD 0 to 20

Women in Craft Beverage: Excellence in Industry Panel

Thu Mar 21 2024 at 06:30 pm Other Half Brewing Washington DC USD 38

Hybrid Event: Denny S. Bryce, Can't We Be Friends

Fri Mar 29 2024 at 06:30 pm East City Bookshop USD 0 to 25

Becky Lynch

Thu Mar 28 2024 at 07:00 pm Sixth & I USD 0 to 40

Kennedy Center Cultural Style Modern Dance Performance-40% Promotional Sale

Fri Mar 08 2024 at 07:30 pm John F. Kennedy Center Opera House USD 24 to 102

The Jasmine Sims Live: The Garden - DC

Fri Mar 22 2024 at 06:00 pm Creative Grounds DC USD 25 to 35

Reggie Conquest (April 19-21)

Fri Apr 19 2024 at 06:30 pm The DC Improv Comedy Club

Anne Lamott — SOMEHOW with Marion Winik at St. Paul's

Fri Apr 12 2024 at 07:00 pm St. Paul's Lutheran Church USD 32

Rahiel Tesfamariam Discusses Imagine Freedom w/ Michael Eric Dyson

Sat Mar 09 2024 at 04:30 pm THEARC: Town Hall Education Arts Recreation Campus USD 30

Chris Smither with special guest Peter Mulvey

Wed May 29 2024 at 07:00 pm 600 14th Street NW Washington DC 20005

Hybrid Event: Kristina Forest, The Partner Plot, with Andie J. Christopher

Tue Mar 05 2024 at 07:00 pm East City Bookshop USD 0 to 24

Hybrid Event: Claire Bidwell Smith, Conscious Grieving

Sun Mar 24 2024 at 06:30 pm East City Bookshop USD 0 to 26

Hybrid Event: Ashley Poston, A Novel Love Story

Wed Jun 26 2024 at 07:00 pm East City Bookshop USD 19 to 25

"Tell Me My Story" Fireside Chat with Author Dimple Dhabalia and Deepa Iyer

Wed Mar 13 2024 at 06:00 pm Immigrant Food USD 10 to 16

Hybrid Event: Kate Clayborn, The Other Side of Disappearing

Thu Mar 28 2024 at 07:00 pm East City Bookshop USD 0 to 24

DC Comedy Festival: Busboys and Poets 450 K

Tue Apr 09 2024 at 08:00 pm Busboys and Poets USD 20

Our Postliberal Future: A Lecture by Dr. Patrick J. Deneen

Thu Mar 07 2024 at 06:00 pm The Catholic University of America, Michigan Avenue Northeast, Washington, DC, USA Free

Creativity in Motion: Poetry Hike

Sat Apr 13 2024 at 11:00 am Rock Creek Park USD 0 to 20

Natasha S. Alford Discusses American Negra w/ April Ryan

Sat Mar 23 2024 at 03:00 pm Eaton Hotel w/MahoganyBooks USD 30

DC Comedy Festival: Busboys and Poets 14 and V (Opening Night)

Mon Apr 08 2024 at 07:00 pm 2021 14th Street Northwest,Washington,20009,US

Leaning Toward Light

Fri Mar 22 2024 at 06:00 pm Busboys and Poets | Langston Hughes Room USD 15

Bus Tour: Black Feminist DC

Sat Apr 13 2024 at 11:30 am Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library USD 0 to 80

THE AUTHORS' BALL

Sat Mar 23 2024 at 06:30 pm Washington Marriott Capitol Hill USD 75

Backstage with George Pelecanos and Special DC Musical Guests

Sun Jun 02 2024 at 04:00 pm 5200 Cathedral Ave NW USD 0 to 15

Hybrid Event: Mae Bennett, Barely Even Friends, with Ava Wilder

Tue Jun 04 2024 at 07:00 pm East City Bookshop USD 0 to 25

Hybrid Event: Faridah Àbíké-Íyímídé, Where Sleeping Girls Lie

Mon Mar 18 2024 at 07:00 pm East City Bookshop USD 0 to 55

EYES WIDE OPEN: SYMPOSIUM SHINES LIGHT ON HUMAN TRAFFICKING IN DC

Sat Mar 16 2024 at 09:00 am Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library Free

Lyn Slater Discusses How To Be Old w/ Elizabeth White x Christine Platt

Thu Mar 14 2024 at 07:00 pm Eaton Hotel w/MahoganyBooks USD 32

Fareed Zakaria — AGE OF REVOLUTIONS - with Tom Friedman — at St. Paul's

Wed Apr 17 2024 at 07:00 pm St. Paul's Lutheran Church USD 45

Happy (Ever After) Hour

Fri Apr 05 2024 at 06:00 pm Sudhouse DC USD 10