Saturday 2/14: Aziza Barnes, Sasha Fletcher, and Montana Ray are Poets with Attitude. Mellow Pages Library, 7:30 p.m., free.
Bill Berkson and Matt Longobucco read poetry. Dia: Chelsea, 6:30 p.m., free.
Sunday 2/15: Melissa Falcon Field and Bill Roorbach read works of fiction with the them tainted love. KGB, 7 p.m., free.
Phillis Levin and Michael Broder join the Monday Night Poetry series. KGB, 7 p.m., free.
David McLoghlin, Timothy Lui, and Linda Susan Jackson read poetry as part of the Poetry Society of America Series. BookCourt, 7 p.m., free.
Gabe Kruis, Filip Marinovich, and Billy Cancel read poetry. WORD Brooklyn, 7 p.m., free.
John Benditt reads from his novel The Boatmaker with Rob Spillman and bourbon. Community Bookstore, 7 p.m., free.
Stephen Kotkin and Keith Gessen talk about Stalin and Kotkin’s biography Stalin: Volume 1: Paradoxes of Power, 1878-1928. The Strand, 7 p.m., $15.
Thursday 2/19: Joshua Max Feldman and Alena Graedon celebrate the paperback editions of their books. Graedon’s The Word Exchange is a dystopian future where words are bought and sold. Feldman’s The Book of Jonah is about a Manhattan lawyer. Community Bookstore, 7 p.m., free.
Amanda Filipacchi and Katherine Heiny discuss process. Filipacchi’s The Unfortunate Importance of Beauty is a comedic love story. Center for FIction, 7 p.m., free.
Friday 2/20: Megan Mayhew Bergman and Emily St. John Mandel join darin Strauss for a discussion. St. John Mandel’s Station Eleven tells the story of a traveling orchestra in a post apocalyptic world. NYU Creative Writing House, 5 p.m., free.