We love to work with and support all types of creatives.


What we do.

We host a variety of events at A Novel Idea, from author readings and signings to workshops to book clubs and story times. In our first two years, we held an astonishing 400 events! 70% of which were free or suggested donation. We have numerous events that run monthly, such as our open mic, three book clubs, and tarot salon. Our goal is to offer regular events to the community that are interesting and innovative. To stay up to date on A Novel Idea events, check out our calendar. If you’re interested in hosting an event, please reach out to us. We are currently booking virtual events for Summer 2021.

Upcoming Special Events


Witches' Circle (Online)

Join us for our virtual Witches’ Circle, an informal meetup to discuss any and all things magick, witchcraft, and wellness. We meet via Zoom!


Sunday, January 31st 5pm EST


$5 entry


Please make sure your name on Zoom matches the name you register with. We will only let in those on the list.

Community Drafts Open Mic (Online)

Join us for the February VIRTUAL edition of Community Drafts Open Mic via Zoom. Open to artists of all genres. Performances will begin at 8pm, with a short intermission halfway through. We ask all performers to keep it to 5 minutes or under. (Please note Community Drafts is on hiatus for January).


Friday, February 5th 8pm EST via Zoom


Signups will be taken care of at the beginning of the event.


Suggested $5 donation. A handful of free tickets are available.


This event will be hosted via Zoom.


An Evening with Kailey Tedesco, Author of FOREVERHAUS (Online)

Join us for an evening with Kailey Tedesco, author of Foreverhaus (White Stag Publishing). The virtual event will include a reading from the book and Q&A.

Kailey Tedesco is the author of She Used to be on a Milk Carton (April Gloaming Publishing), Lizzie, Speak, and FOREVERHAUS (both White Stag Publishing). She is a senior editor for Luna Luna Magazine, and she teaches literature and writing in Bethlehem, PA. You can find her work featured in Black Warrior Review, Fairy Tale Review, Gigantic Sequins, Passages North, The Journal, and more. For further information, please visit

The event will take place via Zoom.


Suggested $5 Donation.