Saturday 9/13: Sara Lippman reads from collection of stories, Doll Palace. BookCourt, 7 p.m., free.
Daniel Shapiro reads The Red Handkerchief and Other Poems (September 2014). BookCourt, 7 p.m., free.
Robin Black and James Browning join the Sunday Night Fiction series. KGB, 7 p.m., free.
Miranda Beverly-Whittemore, Siobhan Adock, and Vica Miller join the Lit at Lark series. LARK, 5 p.m., free.
Monday 9/15: Rebecca Alexander launches Not Fade Away, a memoir about her life slowly losing her hearing and sight. Powerhouse Arena, 7 p.m., free.
Peter Mendelsund talks about cover design and his new book on the subject, What We See When We Read, with Glenn Kurtz. McNally Jackson, 7 p.m., free.
David Mitchell reads The Bone Clocks (September 2014). B&N Union Square, 7 p.m., book purchase recommended for seating.
Joseph O’Neill reads from his latest , The Dog (July 2014), a novel of heartbreak in Dubai. McNally Jackson, 7 p.m., free.
David Mitchell reads The Bone Clocks. St. Joseph’s College, 7:30 p.m., $30.
George Lerner reads The Ambassadors (August 2014), a novel about the Rawandan civil war. Community Bookstore, 7 p.m., free.
Elena Ferreante talks with her her translator Ann Goldstein, along with Roxana Robinson, and Stacey D’Erasmo. Center for Fiction, 7 p.m., free.
Judy Chicurel, Kaitlyn Greenidge, Morgan Parker and more read at the NYWC fall benefit. KGB, 7 p.m., $10-20.
Wednesday 9/17: Daphne Merkin talks about her essay collection The Fame Lunches (September 2014) with New Yorker literary editor Sasha Weiss. McNally Jackson, 7 p.m., free.
Farel Dalrymple launches The Wrenchies, a graphic novel. Greenlight, 7:30 p.m., free.
Kim M. Hastings and Yvette read from their small press books. BookCourt, 7 p.m., free.
Ryan Chapman and Ken Walker host Poetry Trivia night. Berl’s Poetry Shop, 7 p.m., free.
Sarah Waters and Bill Goldstein discuss The Paying Guests (August 2014). B&N 86th Street, 7 p.m., free.
David Ryan talks about his debut story collection Animals in Motion (July 2014) with Rick Moody. Center for Fiction, 7 p.m., free.
Thursday 9/18: Courtney Moreno, Patrick Hoffman, and Bianca Stone read from novels published by small presses. Powerhouse Arena, 7 p.m., free.
Hari Kunzru and Kamila Shamsie have a discussion moderated by Ken Chen. A God In Every Stone, Shamsie’s latest novel, is a story of empire and rebellion. McNally Jackson, 7 p.m., free.
Saeed Jones eats dinner and talks about Prelude to Bruise (September 2014). Peck’s Specialty Foods, 7 p.m., $50.
Diana Arterian and Christine Kanownik read poetry. Berl’s Poetry Shop, 7 p.m., free.
Rene Steinke and Bret Anthony Johnston talk about Texas. Steinke’s Friendship (September 2014) explores the events surrounding a toxic leak in a Texas town. Center for Fiction, 7 p.m., free.
Valeria Luiselli, Amitava Kumar, Idra Novey, and Karen Emmerich celebrate the first birthday of the Brooklyn Quarterly. Vineapple, 7:30 p.m., free.
Friday 9/19: Laurie Penny launches Unspeakable Things with Molly Crabapple. Powerhouse Arena, 7 p.m., free.
Lisa Howorth reads Flying Shoes about a nine-year-old boy molested on mother’s day, 1966. BookCourt, 7 p.m., free.
Rebecca Alexander discusses Never Fade Away. B&N 86th Street, 7 p.m., free.
Elissa Washuta reads her memoir My Body is a Book of Rules (August 2014). Mellow Pages, 7:30 p.m., free.
R.A Villanueva, Jericho Brown, and Cathy Park Hong join the Brooklyn Poets series. 10 Jay St #903, 7 p.m., free.