Notable New York: 03/25-0331


MONDAY 03/25:
Head to An Evening with The Believer tonight. The event will be introduced by The Believer editor Andrew Leland and will feature readings from Joanna Fuhrman, Alan Gilbert, and Margo Jefferson, as well as a conversation between The Believer editor Ross Simonini and author Gary Lutz. 7:30pm, Greenlight Bookstore, free.

The We Three Reading Series is back with prose readings from Ben Bush, David Moscovich, and The Smoldering Gavel. 8pm, Bar 82, free.

TUESDAY 03/26:
Largehearted Lit returns with readings from essayist Michelle Orange and novelist Teddy Wayne. 7pm, WORD Brooklyn, free.

Waywiser Press hosts the National Book Award-winner in poetry, David Ferry, as well as Morri Creech and Matthew Thorburn for a reading that will also feature free wine. 7pm, McNally Jackson, free.

Thursday is a busy night. Let’s plow through a few good options:
1. The first of three readings celebrating the tenth anniversary of the Poetry Society Chapbook Fellowship happens tonight and features Yuseh Komunyakaa and Den Chelotti. 7pm, Strand Books, $10.
2. Vol. 1 Brooklyn and Two Dollar Radio welcome spring, or what is passing for spring this year, with T.G.I.S. (Thank God It’s Spring), a reading featuring Barbara Browning, Scott McClanahan, Karolina Waclawiak, and D Foy. Say hello to the death of winter. 7pm, Housing Works Bookstore, free.
3. Whether you love Arthur Conan Doyle or just find Benedict Cumberbatch to be a dreamboat, Bushwick Book Club may entertain tonight when they focus on the stories of Sherlock Holmes. Local songwriters including Casey Holford, Chris Anderson, Don & Rachel, and others will perform songs inspired and informed by Sherlock Holmes. 8pm, Culturefix, free.
4. “Is Feminism Sexy?” features Sexy Feminism’s Jennifer Armstrong discussing feminism today with erotica writer Rachel Kramer Bussel, The Frisky blogger Julie Gerstein, Sexy Feminist contributor Britt Gambino, and activist Jamia A. Wilson. 7pm, Word Brooklyn, free.

FRIDAY 03/29:
Aleksandr Hemon will read from his new book The Book of My Lives. Colum McCann will be on hand for a discussion afterward. 7pm, McNally Jackson, free.

Prize-winning journalist Robert Caro discusses his work and writing-at-large with Frank Rich. 7pm, The Strand, free with purchase of book.

SUNDAY 03/31:
The KGB hosts their annual Easter Comix & Graphic Novel Night on Sunday. The event will feature Sam Henderson, Gretta Johnson, Caroline Paquita, Jesse Reklaw, Karl Stevens, and Lauren Weinstein. 7:30pm, KGB Bar, free.

Dustin Luke Nelson is a founding editor of InDigest and the host of the InDigest Reading Series. He is a 2012 National Poetry Series finalist and has recently had work published in the Greying Ghost Pamphlet Series, Opium, METRO Twin Cities, Scud, 3:AM, and elsewhere. He has been a writer and producer on Radio Happy Hour and Geocachers. He lives in Astoria, tweets at @dlukenelson, and blogs at More from this author →