Notable NYC: 3/31–4/6

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Saturday 3/31: Cyrus Grace Simonoff and Jackie Wang join the Segue Series. Zinc Bar, 4:30 p.m., $5.

Sunday 4/1: Katie Fricas, Bishakh Som, Alabaster Pizzo, Vreni Stollberger, and Emily Flake join the Sunday Night Fiction series for the Annual Comix and Graphic Novel Night. KGB Bar, 7 p.m., free.

Monday 4/2: Clayton Lamar, Patrick Carr, and Lily Akerman read from Short Circuits: Aphorisms, Fragments, & Literary Anomalies. Powerhouse Arena, 7 p.m., free.

Anna Quindlen talks with J. Courtney Sullivan about Alternate Side. Books Are Magic, 7:30 p.m., free.

Sarah Rose Nordgren and Angelo Nikolopoulos joins the Monday Night Poetry series. KGB Bar, 7 p.m., free.

Joseph Keckler and Stacy Szymaszek celebrate the spring issue of BOMB Magazine. Greenlight Fort Greene, 7:30 p.m., free.

Rebecca Kauffman presents The Gunners and discusses the book with Julie Buntin. WORD Brooklyn, 7 p.m., $5.

Tuesday 4/3: Leslie Jamison talks about her new book, The Recovering, with Mitchell S. Jackson. BAM Fisher, 7:30 p.m., $25.

Antikythera (Ben Tripp and Jeff Grunthaner), Calvin LeCompte, Henry Gunderson, Zoe Brezsny, and Zack Haber read some things. Spoonbill & Sugartown – Montrose Avenue, 7 p.m., free.

Sloane Crosley launches Look Alive Out There, a new collection of essays. Barnes & Noble Union Square, 7 p.m., free.

Meg Wolitzer presents The Female Persuasion and talks about the novel with Jia Tolentino. Books Are Magic, 7:30 p.m., free.

M.P McCune, Gina Kropf, Lisa Fenger, Carol Wierzbicki, and founding editor Andria Alefhi celebrate We’ll Never Have Paris. McNally Jackson – SoHo, 7 p.m., free.

Ryan Walsh and Craig Finn discuss Astral Weeks. WORD Brooklyn, 7 p.m., $5.

Cecile Richards talks with Rebecca Traister about Make Trouble: Standing up, Speaking Out, and Finding the Courage to Lead. Brooklyn Public Library, 7:30 p.m., $30.

Charles Soule presents The Oracle Year and talks with Abraham Riesman. Greenlight Fort Greene, 7:30 p.m., free.

Anne Trubek presents Voices from the Rust Belt. Community Bookstore, 7 p.m., free.

Wednesday 4/4: Marie Howe talks with Billy Hough about How Not To Compose That Poem (rescheduled from March). McNally Jackson – Williamsburg, 7 p.m., free.

Weike Wang reads Chemistry. The Strand, 7 p.m., $15.

Lorrie Moore and Wesley Morris discuss See What Can Be Done. Books Are Magic, 7:30 p.m., free.

David Shapiro reads as part of the T Space Poetry Award. McNally Jackson – SoHo, 7 p.m., free.

Thursday 4/5: Julie Buntin celebrates the paperback edition of Marlena along with Kayleen Schaefer and Hannah Assadi. Books Are Magic, 7:30 p.m., free.

Luke Barr presents Ritz & Escoffier: The Hotelier, the Chef, and the Rise of the Leisure Class, and discusses the book with Melissa Clark. Greenlight Fort Greene, 7:30 p.m., free.

Kushanava Choudhury presents The Epic City. McNally Jackson – SoHo, 7 p.m., free.

Amy Siskind talks with Nomiki Konst about The List: A Week-By-Week Reckoning of Trump’s First Year. Greenlight Lefferts Gardens, 7:30 p..m, free.

Lindsay Champion presents Someday, Somewhere. Powerhouse Arena, 7 p.m., free.

Kaitlyn Greenidge, Meakin Armstrong, and Branden Kiely join the Rally reading series. Pete’s Candy Store, 7 p.m., free.

Friday 4/6: Harold Schechter presents Hell’s Princess. Powerhouse Arena, 7 p.m., free.

Samantha Irby discusses meaty, an essay collection, with Abbi Jacobson. Books Are Magic, 7:30 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 →