Spoken Word

New and recently updated listings of upcoming events are marked NEW, followed by ongoing events listed alphabetically.

Most recent update: June 17, 2020.

Symphony Space: Virtual Selected Shorts - NEW

Symphony Space's popular reading series has moved online, with actors reading fiction aloud from home in new themed episodes that speak to the current moment. Also: watch the 39th annual Bloomsday on Broadway as a livestream with Stephen ColbertBrian CoxHugh Dancy, Claire DanesKate MulgrewCynthia NixonFiona ShawDan Stevens, and more for music and readings.


Sunday Stories
92Y at Home

Hear livestream conversations with cultural icons from Misty Copeland to Sofia Coppola, plus archival footage of a talk with Amy Poehler and Hillary Clinton reading Mary Oliver poems.


Misty Copeland talk
Just Buffalo Literary Center: Lit City Voices

Hear Buffalo's voices and see the city's landscapes with a new video poem released every other Friday.


Lit City Voices