Chair: Alice Palmisano
Johanna Garfield, Rose Kernochan, Dee Shapiro

Est: 1967


Our mission is to bring literary works of merit to the membership and general public through readings and discussions with authors; to present panel-discussions on literary subjects of interest (biography, memoir, etc.); to help aspiring writers through our scholarship program.

Upcoming Events

All events are free and open to the public.
Unless otherwise noted, events will begin at 8pm and are hosted in the Grand Gallery of The National Arts Club.

Tuesday, February 4

Bill Cheng - “Southern Cross the Dog"

Tuesday, February 18

Laura Lippman - “After I’m Gone

Wednesday, March 5

Daniel R. Schwarz - “Endtimes: Crises and Turmoil at the New York Times, 1999-2009"

Wednesday, March 19
The Literary Committee’s 12th Annual Writers’ Showcase, "It Never Entered My Mind"

Prepare to be surprised and delighted as our gifted authors read brief selections from their writings, and
lay bare what lurks hidden… or what hides in plain sight!

Monday, April 7

Dara Mandle -- Poets

Wednesday, April 16

Jean Zimmerman – "Savage Girl"

Monday, May 5
Gold Medal - John Ashbery

Tuesday, May 20
Christopher Buckley – “But Enough About You"

Tuesday, June 3

Carole Klein Memorial Reading Jo Garfield