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.

Past Events from our 2014/2015 Season

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Sandra Newman "The Country of Ice Cream Star"

Tuesday, February 3, 2015
Lucinda Franks  “Timeless: Love, Morgenthau, and Me”

Tuesday, March 24

Julie Tibbott – “Members Only! Exploring Secret Societies”


Tuesday, May 12

Nineth Annual Dara Mandle Young Poets Reading

Wednesday, May 27

Between You & I: Confessions of a Comma Queen by Mary Norris


Tuesday, June 9

Follies of God: Tennessee Wiliams and the Women of the Fog by James Grissom


Tuesday, June 23

The Unfortunate Importance of Beauty by Amanda Fillipacchi