Saturday 10/3: J. Mae Barizo, Laurel Blossom, Patrick Ryan Frank, Rebecca Okrent, and Jonathan Wells present books from Four Way Press, along with Britt Melewski, curator of the FREE WATER series. KGB, 7 p.m., free....more
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Saturday 9/19: Jami Attenberg, Lauren Groff, Alice Sola Kim, Sara Novic, Chinelo Okparanta, and Julia Pierpont join Mellow Pages Library Summer Vacation for a blowout bookend event. Silent Barn, 2 p.m., Free.
Marie Buck, Laura Elrick, Luke McMullan, and Rachel Warriner are hosted by Sophie Seita for reading of assorted poetry....more
Sunday 8/22: Tiphanie Yanique, Morgan Parker, and Mahogany Browne celebrate the Fort Green Summer Literary Festival. BRIC Media House, 2 p.m., free.
Ricardo Hernandez, Joshua Kleinberg, and Tommy Pico join Newfangled 7 with host Robert Siek. Bureau of General Services-Queer Division, 7 p.m., free....more
Saturday 8/15: Jonathan Weisman and Jefferey Bartsch discuss No. 4 Imperial Lane. BookCourt, 4 p.m., free.
Sunday 8/16: Stephanie Gray and Paolo Javier perform collaborative film narration, along with Harry Roseman. Queens Museum, 3 p.m., $8.
Monday 8/17: Gabriel Urza and Helen Phillips discuss their new novels....more
Saturday 8/1: Nicole Haroutunian, Maggie Serota, Allison Devers, and others read at the Chilltown Literary Festival. WORD Jersey City, 11 a.m., free....more
Sunday 7/12: Claudia Cortese, Alice B. Fogel, Chris Slaughter, and Jason Takayuki Ueda join the Cross Poetry series. WORD Jersey City, 5:30 p.m., free....more
Saturday 7/4: Macy’s celebrates independence from the English King with fireworks. East River, 9 p.m., free....more
Saturday 6/20: Paige Taggart, Rickey Laurentiis, Jackie Clark, Dawn Raffel, Kait Heacock, Rosebud Ben-Oni, Naomi Extra, Kashana Cauley, Mensah Demary, Ryan Sartor, Mack Gelber, Tracy O’Neill, Niina Pollari, and many others join POPSICKLE 2015, the celebration of Brooklyn’s poetry communities....more
Saturday 6/13: Norte Maar reads Tobacco Hour. BookCourt, 7 p.m., free.
Newtown Literary celebrate the launch of Issue 6. Queens Council on the Arts, 7 p.m., free.
Erika Swyler, Ted Thompson, and Sarah Gerard join the H.I.P. Lit series along with immersive theater from Tara Isabella Burton, Jim Stark, and Jordan Rose Donohue....more
Sunday 6/7: Bill Roorbach and Heidi Pitlor discuss their new novels with Kathy Pories, senior editor at Algonquin....more
Tisa Bryant and Divya Victor join the Segue Series. Zinc Bar, 4:30 p.m., $5.
Jerry Stahl talks with Lydia Black about Old Guy Dad, a collection his Rumpus columns along with new material and never-before-told tales....more
Saturday 5/2: Independent Bookstore Day: Events are being held throughout the day at your neighborhood bookstore. The following stores are hosting special events:...more
Sara Fetherolf, John Reid Currie, Zakia Henderson-Brown, and Carrie Meyers join the Oh, Bernice! reading series. Astoria Bookshop, 7 p.m., free.
Leslie Allison, Filip Marinovich, and Lewis Warsh celebrate the launch of their books from Ugly Duckling Presse....more
Lola Calise, Ian McLellan Davis, Lilya Davis, Morgan Forbes, and Hannah McMurray launch Issue 6 of harlequin creatures....more
Saturday 3/28: Monica McClure, Alexander Nemser, and Lewis Warsh read poetry. Steven Harvey Fine Arts Project, 2 p.m., free.
Sunday 3/29: Anna Moschovakis, D. Marcus Johnson, Zahra “Raw Fiction” Patterson, Kim Prosa, Ken Wohlrob, and Akeema Dash Zane read Raw Fiction, hosted by Serena Lin and Shawnta Smith-Cruz....more
Rob Crawford, Sabra Embury, Hannah Assadi, Genna Rivieccio, Amanda Killian, Armando Jaramillo Garcia, Stu Watson, and Daniel Adler celebrate opiates....more