Notable NYC: 7/8–7/14

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Sunday 7/9: Rachel Lyon, Gordon Harber, Chanice Hughes-Greenberg, and host Madeline Stevens join Sundays at Erv’s. Erv’s, 6 p.m., free.

Monday 7/10: Jami Attenberg, Nicole Dennis-Benn, Courtney Maum, Elizabeth Crane, Paul Lynch, and Chiwan Choi join the Franklin Park reading series. Franklin Park, 8 p.m., free.

Madeleine Mermall, Camonghne Felix, Mia Kang, Rachel Kang, Jeffery Grunthaner, Emily Skillings, and Cam Scott read poetry, hosted by JC Hopkins. Spoonbill & Sugartown, 7 p.m., free.

Ann Goldstein, Saïd Sayrafiezadeh, and Patricia Smith celebrate the latest issue of ep;phany. The Strand, 7 p.m., $15.

Jen Waite presents A Beautiful, Terrible Thing. B&N 86th and Lexington, 7 p.m., free.

Tuesday 7/11: Laura Dave presents Hello, Sunshine along with Stephanie Clifford. Greenlight Fort Greene, 7:30 p.m., free.

Brian Platzer discusses Bed-Stuy is Burning with Jodi Kantor. The Strand, 7 p.m., $15.

Rachel Khong celebrates Goodbye, Vitamin, with Isaac Fitzgerald. WORD Brooklyn, 7 p.m., free.

Tim Taranto presents Ars Botanica with Kristen Radtke, author of Imagine Wanting Only This. McNally Jackson, 7 p.m., free.

Jen Waite celebrates the release of A Beautiful, Terrible Thing. Astoria Bookshop, 7 p.m., free.

Angelica Baker, Lisa Ko, and Courtney Maum join the LIC Reading Series. LIC Bar, 8 p.m., free.

Wednesday 7/12: Abby Sher discusses All the Ways the World Can End with Ophira Eisenberg. Greenlight Fort Greene, 7:30 p.m., free.

Joshua Cohen presents Moving Kings. The Strand, 7 p.m., $15.

Feliz Lucia Molina, Judah Rubin, and Danniel Schoonebeek join the Wendy’s Subway Reading Room series. Bar Graduate Center, 6:30 p.m., free.

Heather Chaplin presents Reckless Years: A Diary of Love and Madness. Powerhouse Archway, 7 p.m., free.

Molly Crabapple, Remi Kanzim and Omar Robert Hamilton celebrate This Is Not a Border, an anthology. McNally Jackson Books, 6:30 p.m., free.

Austin Kelley, Chana Porter, Yoojin Na, Ryan Sartor, and Elana Lancaster join the Funny Sexy Sad series. Branch Office, 7:30 p.m., free.

Amy Poeppel talks with Elissa Bassist about Small Admissions. Shakespeare & Co, 6:30 p.m., free.

Thursday 7/13: Brian Platzer presents Bed-Stuy is Burning with Simone Oliver. Greenlight Fort Green, 7:30 p.m., free.

Victor P. Corona celebrates his memoir Night Class and talks with Wednesday Martin. Rizzoli Bookstore, 6 p.m., free.

Joshua Cohen celebrates his latest novel, Moving Kings, about faith, race, and class. Community Bookstore, 6:30 p.m., free.

Sandra Beasley, Carl Fulbrook, Matthea Harvey, and Vanessa Moody join the Frank Electric Reading Series. Franklin Electric Patio, 7:30 p.m., free.

Edan Lepucki and Andrea Palumbos celebrate teh launch of A Woman’s Thing’s, issue 12. 88 1/2 7th Ave, 7 p.m., free.

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Ian MacAllen is the Rumpus Interviews 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, 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 →