Notable NYC: 1/27–2/2

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Saturday 1/27: Charles Bernstein and Erica Hunt join the Segue Series. Zinc Bar, 4:30 p.m., $5.

Sunday 1/28: Ana Simo and Sadia Abbas join the Sunday Night Fiction series. KGB Bar, 7 p.m., free.

Elizabeth Gaffney, Saïd Sayrafiezadeh, Emily Brout, Maria Lioutaia, and Madeline Mori join the Pigeon Pages reading series. PowerHouse Archway, 5 p.m., free.

Monday 1/29: Kevin Young presents Bunk: The Rises of Hoaxes, Humbug, Plagiarists, Phonies, Post-Facts and Fake News. Greenlight Fulton Street, 7:30 p.m., free.

Tom Malmquist discusses In Every Moment We Are Still Alive. McNally Jackson Books, 7 p.m., free.

Tuesday 1/30: Erin Banco presents Pipe Dreams: The Plundering of Iraq’s Oil Wealth. WORD Brooklyn, 7 p.m., free.

Jon Curley, Jiwon Choi, Elena Alexander, Rosie Schaap, and moderator Leslie Shipman join the In the Bone House reading. KGB, 7 p.m., free.

Kathleen Hill and Joseph Olshan discuss She Read to Us in the Late Afternoons: A Life In Novels. McNally Jackson Books, 7 p.m., free.

Jojo Moyes presents Still Me. B&N 82nd Street, 7 p.m., free.

Morgan Jerkins presents This Will be My Undoing: Living at the Intersection of Black, Female, and Feminist in (White) America along with Ashley C. Ford. Greenlight Fulton Street, 7:30 p.m., free.

Wednesday 1/31: Join Biblioasis, Alejandro Saravia, and translator María José Giménez discuss Red, Yellow, and Green by Alejandro Saravia. McNally Jackson Books, 6 p.m., free.

Carmen Boullosa talks with Phillip Lopate about Heavens on Earth. McNally Jackson Books, 7 p.m., free.

Kim Purcell celebrates the launch of This Is Not A Love Letter. Community Bookstore, 7 p.m., free.

Thursday 2/1: Omotara James, Isadora Spangler, Seth King, Katherine Culligan, and Tom McGlynn celebrate the launch of American Chordata Issue 6. Housing Works, 7 p.m., free.

Friday 2/2: Rachel Lyon reads from her debut Self-Portrait with Boy. Books Are Magic, 7:30 p.m., free.

roja chamankar, emily beyda, jade fusco, Elisa Wouk Almino, and Bonnie Chau celebrate the launch of chapbook Suspended Whispers. Berl’s Poetry Shop, 7 p.m., free.

Lauren Stahl presents The Devil’s Song. Mysterious Bookshop, 6:30 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 →