Events

From author talks to a monthly book club to poetry readings, find it here.

At Gramercy, we share our love of books and the arts through a broad range of programming and events that bring the community together. From hosting writers to book clubs, there’s something for everyone. Be sure to check out our calendar of events, and discover something new. Here’s a sample of regular events you can look forward to:

AUTHOR NIGHT

We’re proud to host acclaimed local and national authors. Engage with them in an open dialogue as they share their work, hear them reading excerpts from their books, and learn about their writing process. Books are available for sale in the store and authors sign their books after their appearances. Many frequently linger to chat with the audience.

GRAMERCY BOOK CLUB

Celebrate the latest releases in an engaging community book discussion facilitated by a community expert who brings contextual insight to the book being discussed. 7pm, fourth Tuesday of every month, unless noted otherwise. 

POETRY NIGHT

Evenings focused on poetry, from readings to workshops. 7pm, fourth Thursday of the month. Launch of new poetry collections may be held on alternative dates, as noted. 

SONGWRITER SPOTLIGHT

We present top singer-songwriters in the region, or feature authors writing about music and musicians. Curated in partnership with award-winning singer-songwriter Eric Gnezda, founder and host of the nationally syndicated TV series, Songs at the Center and music devotee Alec Wightman, whose Zeppelin Productions has promoted national act singer-songwriter concerts in Columbus since 1995. Stay tuned for upcoming events.

GRAMERCY SALON@2424

These will be literary experiences you won’t want to miss. From book conversations to local celebrity appearances to panel discussions on current events, Salon@2424 will offer the delightful and unexpected. Stay tuned for upcoming events.

Kittie's is now open until 7 pm on Gramercy Books event nights, excluding Tuesdays! Come early and get a baked good or beverage before the program.

Please note that photography or video taken at any Gramercy Books event may be used for promotional purposes.

All Events

Find yourself in a new experience.

  • Tuesday, June 16, 2020 - 7:00pm
    2020-06-16T23:00:00

    Join Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Connie Schultz, in conversation with WOSU’s Ann Fisher, as she launches her debut novel, The Daughters of Erietown, a powerful story about hidden desires, long-held secrets, and the sacrifices people make for family and for their dreams. Ann Fisher is the executive producer and host of All Sides with Ann Fisher on WOSU 89.7 NPR news.
    WOSU Public Media and Mills James Productions are Gramercy’s Community Partners for Schultz’s exclusive Columbus appearance. Tickets at $35 are available on Eventbrite and each ticket includes a copy of The Daughters of Erietown with a signed bookplate. The program will be live streamed and hosted on Zoom.

  • Tuesday, June 23, 2020 - 7:00pm
    2020-06-23T23:00:00

    Gramercy Book Club’s June selection is Afterlife, the long-awaited tour de force by Julia Alvarez, the celebrated author of In the Time of the Butterflies and How the García Girls Lost Their Accents. Ms. Alvarez will join the discussion, which will be facilitated by former Columbus Dispatch Arts Editor Nancy Gilson.
    Registration for this LIVE! book club discussion is on Eventbrite, where you will receive login information and full instructions. A general admission ticket to access the event is $5; A ticket that includes a copy of Afterlife waives the general admission fee and is $30.

  • Thursday, July 9, 2020 - 7:00pm
    2020-07-09T23:00:00

    Join bestselling and award-winning author Robert Kolker, in conversation with journalist Joselin Linder (The Family Gene), about his #1 New York Times bestselling book and Oprah’s Book Club pickHidden Valley Road, the heartrending story of a midcentury American family with twelve children, six of them diagnosed with schizophrenia, that became science's great hope in the quest to understand the disease.
    Registration is on Eventbrite where you will receive login information and full instructions. A general admission ticket to access the event is $5; A ticket that includes a copy of Hidden Valley Road waives the general admission fee and is $32.

  • Tuesday, July 21, 2020 - 7:00pm
    2020-07-21T23:00:00

    Acclaimed essayist Sarah Menkedick will discuss her new book, Ordinary Insanity: Fear and the Silent Crisis of Motherhood in America, a groundbreaking and candid deep dive into the culture, science, history, and psychology of contemporary motherhood, with Dr. Janette McDonald, a psychology expert and a member of the faculty at Capital University. 
    Registration is on Eventbrite where you will receive login information and full instructions. 
    A general admission ticket to access the event is $5; A ticket that includes a copy of Ordinary Insanity waives the general admission fee and is $32.

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