Notable NYC: 3/11–3/17

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Saturday 3/11: Carolyn Hembree, Neil Shepard, and Terese Svoboda read poetry. Berl’s Poetry Shop, 7 p.m., free.

Chris Tysh and Cole Swensen join the Segue Series. Zinc Bar, 4:30 p.m., $5.

Sunday 3/12: Joshua Mohr discusses his memoir Sirens with Charles Bock. McNally Jackson Books, 7 p.m., free.

Marisa Crawford, Yahdon Israel, Larissa Pham, Zef Lisowski, and Saxon Baird join Sunday’s at Erv’s for the two year anniversary of the series. Erv’s, 6 p.m., free.

Monday 3/13: Mary Gaitskill, Joshua Mohr, Clare Beams, Hannah Lillith Assaid, Deepak Unnikrishnan, and Peg Simone join the Franklin Park Reading Series. Franklin Park, 8 p.m., free.

Susan Perabo presents The Fall of Lisa Bellow. Powerhouse Arena, 7 p.m., free.

Peter Heller and Emily St. John Mandel discuss Celine. Greenlight Lefferts Gardens, 7:30 p.m., free.

Legs McNeil and Gillian McCain discuss Please Kill Me: The Uncensored Oral History of Punk. McNally Jackson Books, 7 p.m., free.

Lyric Hunter, Ariana Reines, Marwa Helal, M’Bilia Meekers, Ian Dreiblatt, and host JC Hopkins joins the Poetry 99 reading series. Spoonbill & Sugartown Montrose Ave, 7 p.m., free.

Tuesday 3/14: Pamela L. Laskin talks with Lisa Selin Davis about Ronit and Jamil. Community Bookstore, 7 p.m., free.

Nancy Hightower, Emily H. Brout, Britt Canty, Jessie Losch, Amy Dupcak, and Amanda Miller join the Lyrics, Lit and Liquor series. HiFi Bar, 7:30 p.m., free.

Hari Kunzru talks about White Tears with Lisa Lucas. Greenlight Fort Greene, 7:30 p.m., free.

Deepak Unnikrishnan and Mia Alvar join Restless Books to discuss Unnikrishnan’s debut novel Temporary People. Greenlight Lefferts Gardens, 7:30 p.m., free.

Catherine Blauvelt and Armando Jaramillo Garcia reads books from Prelude Books. Berl’s Poetry Shop, 6:30 p.m., free.

Wednesday 3/15: Hari Kunzru presents White Tears. WORD Jersey City, 7:30 p.m., free.

Jim Shepard presents his story collection The World to Come. McNally Jackson Books, 7 p.m., free.

Amanda Arnold, Jess Bergman, Will Chancellor, Deirdre Coyle, Ben Fama, and Kyle Lucia Wu join Whom Wants to Cry, a new reading series about reading and crying. HiFi Bar, 7:30 p.m., free.

Rebecca Romney talks with Heather O’Donnell about Printer’s Error, a look back at book history. Community Bookstore, 7 p.m., free.

Thursday 3/16: Kanishk Tharoor discusses Swimmer Among the Stars with John Wray. Powerhouse Arena, 7 p.m., free.

Raena Shirali and David Winter discuss poetry. McNally Jackson Books, 7 p.m., free.

Idra Novey and Garrard Conley join Pete’s Reading Series. Pete’s Candy Store, 7:30 p.m., free.

 

Sarah Manguso talks with Julie Orringer about 300 Arguments. Community Bookstore, 7 p.m., free.

Jim Shepard is joined by Joshua Ferris discuss story collection The World To Come. Greenlight Lefferts, 7:30 p.m., free.

Michael Finkel and Lena Friedrich discuss The Stranger in the Woods. Greenlight Fort Greene, 7:30 p.m., free.

Doulgas Manuel, Ginny Wiehardt, Juliet Patterson, and Tina Cane read poetry. Berl’s Poetry Shop, 7 p.m., free.

Friday 3/17: Raena Shirali, David Winter, Peter Laberge, and others read poetry. Berl’s Poetry Shop, 7 p.m., free.

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Ian MacAllen is the Rumpus Deputy Editor and founder of English Kills Review an online literary magazine focused on books, authors, and New York City. His writing has appeared in Joyland Magazine, The Billfold, Fiction Advocate, Electric Cereal, Thought Catalog, and io9. He holds a Master’s Degree in English from Rutgers University and lives in Brooklyn. He tweets @IanMacAllen and is online at IanMacAllen.com. More from this author →