Saturday 2/7: Omar Berrada, Huge Garcia Manriquez, Isabelle Garron, Jen Hofer, John Keene, Sarah Riggs, James Sherry, Stacy Szymaszek, Matvei Yankelevich and others celebrate Litmus Press. Southfirst, 6:30 p.m., free.
Ian Hatcher and Veronica Gonzalez Peña join the Segue Series. Zinc Bar, 4:30 p.m., $5.
Sunday 2/8: Samuel Barrantes launches debut novel Slim and The Beast, a crowdfunded publication. McNally Jackson, 6 p.m., free.
Rafia Zarkaria reads her memoir The Upstairs Wife. BookCourt, 7 p.m., free.
Monday 2/9: Peter Carey, Laura Van Den Berg, Atticus Lish, Mark Doten, and Kashana Cauley join the Franklin Park Reading Series. Van Den Berg’s debut novel Find Me follows a young woman struggling to find a place in the world. Editor Mark Doten’s debut novel The Internal examines the chaos of war. Franklin Park, 8 p.m., free.
Tuesday 2/10: Irvine Welsh reads The Sex Lives of Siamese Twins along with Nathan Larson. WORD Jersey City, 7:30 p.m., free.
Robert Levy reads The Glittering World, a debut novel set in a supernatural world. BookCourt, 7 p.m., free.
Wednesday 2/11: Jen Vafdis, Tyler Coates, Kashana Cauley, Erika Anderson, Kristen Radtke, Eric Nelson, Nicole Haroutunian, Ashley Ford, and Jen Doll join Vol. 1 Brooklyn for 3 minute love stories. Housing Works, 7 p.m., free.
Paul Rome and Roarke Menzies launch “Philadelphia and Other Stories,” a hybrid performance that combines short stories with music. Rome is the author of We All Sleep in the Same Room. Performances run through February 21st. Walkerspace Theater, 8 p.m., $20.
Sandra Newman and Emily St. John Mandel read their post-apocalyptic novels. St. John Mandel’s Station Eleven evnvisions a world mostly wiped out by the Georgia Flu. Greenlight Bookstore, 7:30 p.m., free.
Kelly Link reads her new collection of stories, Get in Trouble. B&N 82nd Street, 7 p.m., free.
E.C. Osondu celebrates the launch of This House is Not for Sale, a novel focusing on the inhabitants of a house in an African neighborhood. Powerhouse Arena, 7 p.m., free.
Meghan Daum and Amanda Petrusich join Pete’s Reading Series. Pete’s Candy Store, 7:30 p.m., free.
Macy Rodman joins My Teenage Dream for a Valentine’s Day edition. Over the Eight, 8 p.m., free.
Friday 2/13: Nelson George, Bernice L. McFadden, and Arthur Nersesian join the NYU Creative writing series. NYU Creative Writing House, 5 p.m., free.