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May 2023 Literary Calendar

Events in the month of May for writers and readers

Get Caught Reading Month

Short Story Month

  • May 1 – American Cheese Month; Arthritis Awareness Month; Asian American and Pacific Islander Month; Be Kind to Animals Month; Better Sleep Month; Couple Appreciation Day; Global Love Day; Indian Heritage Month; Jewish American Heritage Month; Labor History Month; May Day; Mental Health Awareness Month; Military Appreciation Month; Mother Goose Day; National Allergy and Asthma Awareness Month; National Anxiety Month; National Loyalty Day; National Meditation Month; National Pet Month; Phone In Sick Day
  • May 1-7 – Hurricane Preparedness Week
  • May 2 – International Harry Potter Day; Poem on Your Pillow Day
  • May 2-8 – Children’s Book Week
  • May 3 – World Press Freedom Day
  • May 4 – Greenery Day; National Day of Reason (U.S.)
  • May 4-10 – Red Cross Week
  • May 5 – Nellie Bly’s Birthday; Cinco de Mayo (México); Europe Day; National Cartoonists Day; National Silence the Shame (about mental illness) Day; National Space Day
  • May 6 – Sigmund Freud’s Birthday; Free Comic Book Day
  • May 6-12 – National Nurses Week
  • May 7 – Tchaikovsky’s Birthday; World Laughter Day
  • May 7-13 – National Pet Week
  • May 8 – Peter Benchley’s Birthday
  • May 9 – J.M. Barrie’s Birthday; Peter Pan Day
  • May 11 – Irving Berlin’s Birthday; Salvador Dali’s Birthday; Martha Graham’s Birthday; National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day
  • May 12 – Limerick Day
  • May 14 – Mother’s Day (U.S.)
  • May 15-21 – Dementia Awareness Week
  • May 16 – Love a Tree Day
  • May 19 – Nora Ephron’s Birthday
  • May 20 – Eliza Doolittle Day; Flower Day
  • May 22 – Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s Birthday; Sherlock Holmes Day
  • May 25 – Robert Ludlum’s Birthday
  • May 27 – Dashiell Hammett’s Birthday; Ian Fleming’s Birthday
  • May 29 – Memorial Day (U.S.)
  • May 30 – National Creativity Day
  • May 31 –Walt Whitman’s Birthday

Famous May Birthdays

Other May Events

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