San Francisco Book Festival

  “JM Northern Media LLC is a company focused on media and the people who make it. Founded in 1999, we produce annual events and report on the people who are making things happen in the world of digital media and beyond. In addition to our stand-alone productions, we have …

Litquake

“Originally hatched over beers at the Edinburgh Castle pub in 1999, Litstock debuted as a free one-day reading series in a fog-bound Golden Gate Park. Co-organizers and local writers Jane Ganahl and Jack Boulware quickly realized that booklovers wanted something more. Against the backdrop of a technology-crazed San Francisco, it …

San Francisco Writers Conference

San Francisco Writers Conference: “Four days of 55+ sessions with major presenters, agents and editors; a glorious opening gala; evening open mic and pitch sessions… plus 2 keynote luncheons and 2 breakfasts are included.”

Bay Area Anarchist Book Fair

“The Bay Area Anarchist Book Fair is a free two-day event presented by Bound Together Bookstore. Each year, the book fair brings together over 75 radical booksellers, distributors, independent presses, and political groups from around the world, and features books, pamphlets, zines, art, crafts, and information. The two-day fair includes …

Slice Literary Writers Conference

“Slice, a Brooklyn-based nonprofit print magazine, was launched in 2007 by book editors Maria Gagliano and Celia Johnson and has since garnered rave reviews from some of today’s leading authors, editors, and agents. Pulitzer prize-winning author Junot Diaz praises, “Beautiful, compelling, irresistible: Slice will knock you right out. In the …

New York State Literary Tree

“www.nyslittree.org was created to serve NYSCA-funded organizations with literary programs, their curators, and the poets and writers they present. The site offers in-depth information about the organizations and their curators as well as detailed schedules, thereby serving as a learning center and clearing house for those involved in literature-based presentation. …

92nd Street Y

“92nd Street Y is a world-class nonprofit community and cultural center that connects people at every stage of life to the worlds of education, the arts, health and wellness, and Jewish life.”

BookCourt

“BookCourt was established as an independent neighborhood bookstore in the Fall of 1981. 30+ years later, it’s Brookyn’s family-run, literary mainstay, offering an expansive inventory, the most competitive book discounts in NYC, and one of the top events series in the country. In 2012, The Village Voice hailed BookCourt as …

Bluestockings

“We carry over 6000 titles on topics such as feminism, queer and gender studies, global capitalism, police and prisons, and black studies. You can also find some good ‘ole smutty fiction. We also carry magazines, zines, journals, alternative menstrual products and other oddly hard-to-find good things. We host readings, workshops, …

Greenlight Bookstore

“Greenlight Bookstore started with the dreams of two different booksellers and a Brooklyn neighborhood. Our story is a story of opportunity, passion, and most importantly, community.”

Book Thug Nation

“BOOKTHUGNATION IS AN USED BOOKSTORE AND COMMUNITY SPACE IN WILLIAMSBURG, BROOKLYN. We carry a wide selection of quality used books at low prices. Our focus is in Literary Fiction (boasting one of the best used fiction sections in NYC!), Film and Philosophy. We also have solid collections of Sci-Fi, Mystery/Noir, …

St. Mark’s Bookshop

“St. Mark’s Bookshop was established in 1977 in New York City’s East Village, a community of students, academics, artists, and other discerning readers. Our specialties include Cultural Theory, Graphic Design, Poetry & Small Press Publishing, Film Studies, and Foreign & Domestic Periodicals and Journals. We are open Monday through Saturday …

Word Bookstore

  “WORD is an independent neighborhood bookstore in Greenpoint, the northernmost neighborhood of Brooklyn, that celebrated its fifth anniversary in March 2012. Our primary goal is to be whatever our community needs us to be, which currently means carrying a lot of paperback fiction (especially classics), cookbooks, board books, and …

The Powerhouse Arena

“Home to world-renowned art book publisher powerHouse Books, the Arena is a gallery, boutique, book store, performance, and events space located at 37 Main Street, in New York City’s scenic DUMBO neighborhood. With soaring 24-foot ceilings on the 5,000 square foot ground floor (with over 175 linear-feet of glass frontage …

Books of Wonder

“Bring your young readers and listeners to Books of Wonder and join us for our ever-popular Storytime. Each week, we choose several books from our shelves (based on the age of the children attending) and sit down with children and their parents for a good, old-fashioned, storytime. It’s a fun-filled …

McNally Jackson

“McNally Jackson is an independent bookstore in New York City. We aspire to be the center of Manhattan’s literary culture: witness our events, our two floors of books, our engaged staff. Not to mention our bustling café, because what, after all, is reading without coffee? Yes, we arrange our literature …

Strand Books

“In 1927, Ben Bass opened Strand Book Store on Fourth Avenue, home of New York’s legendary Book Row. Named after the famous publishing street in London, the Strand was one of 48 bookstores on Book Row, which started in the 1890’s and ran from Union Square to Astor Place. Today, …

Housing Works Bookstore Cafe

“Housing Works Bookstore Cafe has established itself as a New York downtown institution and tourist destination for the last decade. Special events and a fully stocked cafe make this a great place to meet friends, relax, and shop the best book, movie, and music selection in New York City. Our …

Nyuorican Poets Cafe

“The Nuyorican presents groundbreaking works of literature, music, theater, performance art, poetry slam, hip hop, visual art and champions established as well as rising artists from every background imaginable.”

Fantastic Fiction at KGB

“Fantastic Fiction at KGB is a monthly reading series held on the third Wednesday of every month at the famous KGB Bar in Manhattan. The reading series features luminaries and up-and-comers in speculative fiction. Admission is always free.”